5:31 PM EDT, Tue July 22, 2014

Checking the locks: Patriots' DTs

As part of this slow time on the NFL calendar, when we'll be taking a break to recharge for the 2014 season, we introduce the pre-produced "checking the locks" series in which we analyze the players on the Patriots' roster who are "locks" to stick. Today, it's defensive tackles. Sure-fire locks: Vince Wilfork, Dominique Easley, Chris Jones Near locks: Tommy Kelly, Sealver Siliga Trying to get in the door: Joe Vellano, Armond Armstead, Marcus Forston, Seali'i Epenesa, L.

Weekly Patriots mail is delivered

Every Tuesday on ESPNBoston.com, questions from Patriots followers are answered as part of a weekly mailbag. This week's mailbag has been posted and includes some of the following topics: 1. Impressions of cornerback Brandon Browner in six spring practices with the Patriots. 2. Vince Wilfork and Dominique Easley -- defensive tackles in position to be ready for the season opener. 3. Lining up Patriots receivers and their different roles. 4. Bryan Stork and the possibility of challenging incumbent Ryan Wendell for the starting center role.
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New England Patriots Links 6/23/14 - Brandon Bolden Preparing For Camp Battle at RB

New England Patriots Links 6/23/14 - Brandon Bolden Preparing For Camp Battle at RB

Daily News and Links for 6/23/14 TEAM TALK Andy Hart and Paul Perillo debate which Patriots would make the best Monster Jam monster truck. /Yep, it's NFL downtime. Patriots All Access - Steve Burton sits down with Ryan Wendell, Dan Roche updates us on the Patriots going forward, and Jackie Brittain interviews OL coach Dave DeGuglielmo. (18.57 min. program) Patriots Today - Vince Wilfork, Jerod Mayo check out Monster Trucks. (1.36 min. video) Patriots Roster Report - Mini-camp wrap-up and the latest roster transactions. (10.35 min. program) LOCAL LINKS Ben Volin talks with Tom...

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