- Patriots release DB Leonard Johnson.
- Andy Hart notes Chandler Jones has one year left on his rookie contract, and wonders if the Patriots would use him as a trade option.
- Erik Scalavino posts his free agency preview: Running Back.
- John Rooke's View from Above: A Belichick-Brady ticket for 2016?
- PFW Issue of the Day: Chandler Jones. (2.29 min. video)
- Patriots Today - Patriots celebrate Random Acts of Kindness Day. (1.21 min. video)
- From the NFL - Who Patriots should designate with the franchise tag. (2.25 min. video)
- From the NFL - The "NFL Total Access" crew debates whether or not Super Bowl XLIX was the'Greatest Game of All-time." (1.33 min. video)
- Miguel Benzan (PatsFans) My offseason plan for the 2016 New England Patriots. /Check off No. 1.
- Ryan Hannable explains why the Patriots' biggest offseason need is at running back.
- Christopher Price breaks down the roster: Linebacker.
- Doug Kyed examines the Patriots' approach to drafting linebackers: Size valued over athleticism.
- Steve Balestrieri (PatsFans) Patriots free agency outlook: Linebackers.
- Mike Petraglia shares a free agent snapshot: ILB Danny Trevathan.
- Tom E. Curran and Phil Perry continue their position breakdown: Tight end.
- Doug Kyed relays Bill Belichick's advice to prospects training for the NFL Scouting Combine.
- MassLive profiles 7 running backs (and another Gronk) to keep an eye on at the Combine.
- Cody Lachance (All Three Phases) Mayo movin' on: What's next?
- Nick O'Malley reminds us of just how bad the defense was the first five years of Jerod Mayo's career. Yikes.
- Tom E. Curran says Jerod Mayo may not have had the on-field career you'd expect from a 10th overall pick. But in the locker room, he was a Hall of Famer.
- Adam Kurkjian gathers together some of the emotional salutes to Jerod Mayo.
- NESN notes Tom and Gisele have been vacationing with Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner at the Yellowstone Club in Big Sky,Montana.
- CSNNE kicks us where it hurts with it's 'Missed Lombardis' series: 2010.
- Darin Gantt (ProFootballTalk) Bill Belichick is not a fan of combine-specific training methods.
- Jason Fletcher (Rant Sports) 15 Draft prospects you need to watch at 2016 NFL Scouting Combine.
- Geoffrey Knox (Rant Sports) 2016 NFL Draft Pre-Combine: Rankiing the top 10 safety prospects.
- Jim Reineking (NFL.com) Notable current NFL players who weren't invited to the combine.
- Oliver Thomas (247 Sports) Trio of Patriots running backs ranked among NFL's top-80 of 2015.
- Oliver Thomas (247 Sports) Ohio State's Camren Williams joins Patriots' scouting department.
- Interactive (FanSpeak) On the clock NFL Mock Draft simulator.
- Field Yates (ESPN) Patriots disappointed in Mayo's decision. (1 min. clip)
- Shalise Manza Young (Yahoo! Sports) Veteran defensive players Mathis, Mayo announce they are retiring.
- Conor Orr (NFL.com) Free agent buyer's guide: Finding value on defense.
- Nate Scott (USA Today) Another player is retiring before 30, and the NFL should be worried.
- Josh Alper (ProFootballTalk) Patriots release Leonard Johnson.
- Oliver Thomas (247 Sports) Where Patriots stood in jersey sales through 2015.
- Mike Batista (Awful Announcing) 10 most memorable games in 2015 NFL season.
- A.J. Wiborg (Inside the Pylon) NFL Super Bowl babies: A look at the data.
Tom E. Curran and Phil Perry Quick Slants podcast: Michael McCann on if Tom Brady could serve his suspension for Deflategate; More. (49.26 min.)
- WEEI guest Michael McCann thinks Peyton Manning's reputation could be 'irreparably hurt.'
- Dave Zirin (The Nation) The past Is never dead: Peyton Manning and today’s jock-rape culture at Tennessee.
- Staff Report (ESPN) Women's group urges sponsors to suspend ties to Peyton Manning.
- Michael McCann and Will Green (SI) New Jersey sports wagering hopes facing uphill climb after hearing.