Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports
New England Patriots Daily News and Links for 2/11/13
- Patriots Today - 2012 in Review. (2.35 min. video)
- Patriots Roster Report - A preview of free agency. (15 min. program)
- Tom Layman reports All-Pro Jerod Mayo is hungry to return to the field, and is already thinking about the work ahead.
- Karen Guregian notes Willie McGinest thinks it's time for a teammate to have a talk with Rob Gronkowski.
- Field Yates reports the Cleveland Browns are not expected to pursue Ryan Mallett.
- Mike Reiss looks at the thinking behind a Ryan Mallett trade.
- Doug Kyed believes Wes Welker should be a priority for the Patriots because of his rare durability and reliability.
- Doug Kyed thinks WR Percy Harvin would be a perfect fit for the Patriots offense, as the Vikings attempt to trade him.
- Field Yates tells us to scratch Ravens WR Anquan Boldin off the potential wish list for the Pats.
- Paul Kenyon addresses the annual question: To tag or not to tag.
Mike Reiss takes a closer look at some draft prospects from a Pats perspective: CB Jordan Poyer (Oregon State), WR Quinton Patton (Louisiana Tech), OT/G Kyle Long (Oregon) and CB Xavier Rhodes (Florida State).
- Field Yates takes a look at five of the most memorable snow games featuring the Patriots.
- Glen Farley posts an updated list of key NFL dates and wonders the odds of a blizzard mucking up the Super Bowl next year in New Jersey.
- DJ Bean mocks the draft for the first time this year. Pats take CB Xavier Rhodes (Florida State).
- Mike Florio (ProFootballTalk) Football season is finally over, now what?
- Chris Wesseling (NFL.com) Wes Welker not guaranteed to return with Patriots.
- Kevin Sherrington (Dallas Morning News) Why Jerry Jones shouldn't throw money at FA Wrs Mike Wallace, Wes Welker.
- Mike Florio (ProFootballTalk) Mangino talks up Talib.
- Staff Report (Pro Football Weekly) Latest whispers from sources throughout the NFL. Danny Woodhead is no certainty to return to the Patriots.
- Michael David Smith (ProFootballTalk) Talk in New England that Welker, Lloyd could both be gone.
- Josh Alper (ProFootballTalk) Willie McGinest thinks someone needs to talk to Gronkowski.
- Kareem Copeland (NFL.com) Rob Gronkowski to host upcoming UConn Q&A session.
- Brian McIntyre (Yahoo! Sports) Offseason TPS report: New England Patriots.
- Staff Report (NFL.com) NFL salary cap situation rankings. No. 9. New England Patriots: $15.8 million under the cap.
- Jason La Canfora (CBS Sports) Jets, Cowboys among many teams in sticky cap quandaries.
- Staff Report (Pro Football Weekly) 2013 team-by-team free-agent list.
- Mike Florio (ProFootballTalk) SNL has fun with Super Bowl power outage. Here's the clip. (5.35 min. video)
- Kevin Patra (NFL.com) NFL reportedly would consider a wider playing field.
- Dan Pompei (Nat'l Football Post) NFP Sunday Blitz.
- Peter Schrager (Fox Sports) 10 thoughts from Super Bowl week.
- Mike Florio (ProFootballTalk) League's decision not to fine Williams makes plenty of sense, for the wrong reasons.
- Don Banks (SI) Taking a second look at 2012 NFL Draft's first round.
- Tony Villiotti (Nat'l Football Post) The Combine chronicles: Running back.
- Daniel Jeremiah (NFL.com) Mock Draft 2.0. Patriots take DT Jonathan Hankins (Ohio State).
- Vinnie Iyer (Sporting News) Mock draft 2013: First round update shakes up picks. Pats pick S Matt Elam (Florida).