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New England Patriots Camp Battles Recap

Recapping the 10 camp battles listed earlier this off-season.

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Over the last month, I've highlighted 10 potential battles in training camp for the New England Patriots. Those 10 battles include Power running backs, receiving running backs, starting guardsthe fourth string wide receiverbackup linebackerssecond starting outside cornernickel cornerMoney LBsafety, and ninth defensive lineman. Some battles are more higher profile than others, but the complexion of the 53 man roster will dictate what type of game plans the Patriots will use during the season. The back of the rosters always fluid, in large part to Bill Belichick always making moves on that end of the roster each week. The Patriots will have one extra roster space to stash a player for week one because of LeGarrette Blount's suspension.

If you missed any of the camp battles when they were previously posted, please post your thoughts on these individual camp battles here. The table below shows who I predict it will win these battles.

Camp Battle Contestants Projected Winner
Starting CB Bradley Fletcher, Malcolm Butler, Darryl Roberts Malcolm Butler
Receiving RB James White, Travaris Cadet James White
Starting Guards Tre Jackson, Ryan Wendell, David Andrews, Shaq Mason Tre Jackson, Ryan Wendell
Power RB Jonas Gray, Tyler Gaffney Jonas Gray
Backup LBs Darius Fleming, James Morris, Dane Fletcher, Matthew Wells, Deontae Skinner, Dekoda Watson Darius Fleming, Matthew Wells, James Morris
Money LB Patrick Chung, Tavon Wilson, Nate Ebner, Matthew Wells Patrick Chung
Nickel CB Robert McClain, Jordan Richards, Bradley Fletcher, Darryl Roberts Robert McClain
#4 WR Aaron Dobson, Josh Boyce, Brian Tyms, Brandon Gibson Aaron Dobson
Starting SS Duron Harmon, Patrick Chung, Tavon Wilson, Jordan Richards Rotation of Patrick Chung and Duron Harmon
9th DL Zach Moore, Chris Jones Zach Moore