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New England Patriots Daily News and Links for 3/08/13
- Patriots.com announces Rob Ninkovich will host the next Speaker Series at The Hall. Woot! Already got my tickets.
- Patriots Today - Studying the defensive line. (3.07 min. video)
- PFW In Progress - The PFW crew talk about the latest on Wes Welker, and more free agent news. (2 hour program)
- Jeff Howe says the Patriots can expect to spend $4-5 million on draft picks.
- Mike Rodak reports on Bill Belichick's scouting trip to Miami.
- Mike Reiss looks at potential free-agent fits for the Patriots by position: Defensive line.
- Jeff Howe spotlights the Patriots roster by position, in advance of free agency: Quarterbacks and Running backs.
- Tom E. Curran looks at impending free agents by position, and how them might fit in with the Patriots needs: Linebackers.
- Nick Underhill takes a look at a few free agent wide receivers who may fit in New England.
- Field Yates reviews the Patriots free agents beyond the Big 3: Donald Thomas.
- Tom E. Curran notes Kyle Arrington's heart is in New England, and the CB says, "Both sides are definitely trying to work something out."
- Luke Hughes reports Kyle Arrington prefers to stay in New England, but he won't sacrifice security for his family.
- WEEI scouts the draft: WR Stedman Bailey (West Virginia) and CB Leon McFadden (San Diego State).
- Mike Reiss posts the transcript of his weekly online chat.
- Jeff Howe Patriots notebook: The legal tampering period in the NFL begins tonight at midnight, unlike the unofficial tampering period which began at the Combine; No real chatter about a contract extension for Sebastian Vollmer, but there are other options available for the Patriots if they're looking to move on.
- The AP reports on 20 years of NFL free agency, from Albert Haynesworth to Peyton Manning.
- Ashley Fox (ESPN) Wes Welker risks being left behind.
- First Take (ESPN) Welker & Pats: Who needs the other more? (8.35 min.)
- Staff Report (NFL.com) Fan's choice: Pick a Tom Brady-Peyton Manning showdown.
- Staff Report (NFL.com) NFL free agency; frequently asked questions.
- Chris Burke (SI) Bargains and busts in 2013 NFL free agency.
- Chris Wesseling (NFL.com) Free agency primer: Ranking the top offensive linemen.
- Clifton Brown (Sporting News) Three receivers lead field of 50 best available NFL free agents.
- Gregg Rosenthal (NFL.com) Dustin Keller, Fred Davis among NFL free-agent values.
- Adam Schein (NFL.com) Mike Wallace, Rashard Mendenhall lead list of risky free agents.
- Peter Schrager (Fox Sports) Top 10 Sneaky bargain free agents.
- Staff Report (Nat'l Football Post) Friday Buzz: Percy Harvin on the move?
- Jim Reineking (NFL.com) Top 20 free-agent signings in NFL history. No. 11 - Mike Vrabel.
- Mike Florio (ProFootballTalk) Delay in performance-based pay raises tax concerns.
- Analysts Report (NFL.com) NFL Mock Draft Central.