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New England Patriots Links 4/23/15 - Jerod Mayo Signs, Nick Caserio Speaks

Daily news and links for 4/23/15

A Miami QB goes down a lot easier with a little Mayo on it.
A Miami QB goes down a lot easier with a little Mayo on it.
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  • Tom E. Curran says Jerod Mayo's restructured contract removes the heat for both sides.
  • Mike Reiss on Jerod Mayo's restructure: When two sides are committed to the same goal, a deal usually gets done.
  • Mike Reiss highlights what we learned from Nick Caserio's pre-draft news conference: Why he signed long-term extension with Patriots, "I like winning and I enjoy my role..."
  • Tom E. Curran notes that according to Nick Caserio, the depth chart is not a big factor for the Patriots in the draft.
  • Doug Kyed recaps Nick Caserio explaining what would drive the Patriots to trade up in the Draft.
  • Christopher Price wonders if a potential trade-up is looming for the Patriots in this year's draft.
  • Erik Frenz notes Nick Caserio believes the Patriots could find 'quality players' at the end of the first round.
  • Mike Reiss explains that for the scouts, the value in Pro Days most often comes from behind-the-scenes meetings.
  • Shalise Manza Young talks about how Pro Days have become a circus, and how the Patriots approach them.
  • Mike Petraglia looks at the Malcolm Butler question, and how it impacts the Patriots draft approach.
  • Fitzy posts a few colorfully-phrased thoughts on the Pats' 2015 schedule and why we can't jump head first into football just yet.
  • Eric Wilbur sees the Patriots' 2015 schedule as a recipe for more domination.
  • Josh Gutchess gives us 5 guaranteed wins for the Patriots this upcoming season.
  • Jerry Thornton shares his Belichick Whisperer's positional Draft preview: Cornerbacks.
  • Michael Hurley comes up with twelve things that took less time than for the NFL's deflategate investigation.
  • Jeff Howe Patriots Notebook: Jerod Mayo is one more captain who will return in 2015, with a restructured 1-year guaranteed contract with options; With NFL Draft one week away, Patriots are done with preparation and are now putting the final touches on the plan; Nick Caserio praises former OL coach Dante Scarnecchia for his expert help in scouting draft prospects.