11:21 AM EDT, Wed July 27, 2016
Pats Pulpit 4 hours ago

Can the Patriots change their defensive front in 2016- and does it even matter?

The Patriots have a chance to throw the league a change-up. Will they? The New England Patriots have always been chameleons on defense, changing base defenses on an annual basis in order to maximize the skill sets of the players on the roster. The Patriots made a point of adding leviathans on the defensive line, with Terrance Knighton and Vincent Valentine teaming up with incumbent starters Malcom Brown and Alan Branch. All four of these players have a history of taking on double teams, so I wondered if the Patriots might want to operate in a 3-man defensive front as a throwback to the...
Pats Pulpit Jul 6, 2016

Analyst calls Patriots DT Terrance Knighton one of the best bargains in the NFL

Can this under-the-radar veteran add a big bargain to the Patriots defense? The New England Patriots stayed away from the high priced options in free agency this year, but they still managed to add a high level talent in defensive tackle Terrance Knighton. While Knighton is a downgrade based on 2015 performances from Akiem Hicks, who left for the Bears in free agency, he could wind up as one of the bigger bargains this year. According to Pro Football Focus, Knighton is under the 4th best defensive tackle contract in the NFL with his one-year, $1.75 million deal with $300,000 in...
Pats Pulpit Jul 6, 2016

New England Patriots links 7/06/16 - Training Camp will start with plenty of depth

Daily news and links for 7/06/16 TEAM TALK Erik Scalavino continues PFW's position-by-position breakdown of the roster: Cornerbacks. John Rooke's View from Above: Training camp countdown - Catch 'em if you can. PFW in Progress Recap 7/5: Underrated/Overrated players. Lauren Williams notes that in a new article, Julian Edelman talks about Boston sports and channeling his now teammate Tom Brady in his middle school years. Lauren Williams reports Terrence Knighton helps his team to Celebrity Family Feud victory. From the NFL - The "NFL HQ" crew plays 'More or Less' with what the...

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