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New England Patriots links 7/24/20 - RB at the deep end of the Pats depth-chart pool

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NFL: OCT 21 Patriots at Jets
Damien Harris waits his chance to break a strong RB depth chart
Photo by Gregory Fisher/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images



  • Kyle Suta (PatsBuzz) Film Breakdown: How the Patriots’ offense will look if Cam Newton starts.
  • Adam London relays Rodney Harrison on how Cam Newton has already had a positive effect on the Patriots.
  • Andy Hart says Cam Newton is competing with only one man for the Patriots starting QB job, and it’s not the memory of Tom Brady.
  • Danny Jaillet (PatriotsWire) Justin Bethel thinks Cam Newton will be game-changer for Patriots.
  • Tom E. Curran assesses the current roster and ranks the team’s positional groups. RBs in the “Real Good” category.
  • Mike Masala (PatriotsWire) Patriots’ positional preview: RB may be the Patriots’ deepest position.
  • Isaiah Houde (PatriotsWire) Six biggest strengths on the Patriots’ roster ahead of training camp. RBs included.
  • Chris Mason addresses ten Patriots questions heading into camp: 1. Who replaces Tom Brady?
  • Karen Guregian explores whether the rookie tight ends will be able to make an impact this season. “Looking at the numbers alone, it’s hard to see them packing that [Gronk-Hernandez] kind of wallop so soon.”
  • Mark Morse (PatsFans) Patriots look back and look forward – Defense.
  • Ryan Hannable thumbnails five Patriots who could benefit from no preseason and a shortened training camp.
  • Mark Daniels writes how reduced roster limits means hundreds of players - and potential hidden gems - will be without jobs in a matter of weeks.
  • Ryan Queen (LastWordOnSports) Patriots trades: J.C. Jackson. In today’s pass-happy NFL, the 24-year-old Jackson has become a proven commodity and one which teams will pay a lot for on the open market.
  • Adam London highlights Chase Winovich fired up for the 2020 NFL season.
  • Yvonne Hew (LastWordOnSports) Ranking the top 10 defenses since the 2020 NFL draft. Patriots 3rd.
  • Michael Hurley suggests the KC Chiefs may need to calm down. ‘They won a Super Bowl, and apparently they believe it’s the first of seven championships’.
  • Alex Barth offers some thoughts on Rotoworld ranking Bill Belichick the NFL’s best General Manager.
  • Robert Alvarez (PatsFans) A look back at the career of Kevin Faulk. /One of my faves.
  • Locked On Patriots podcast: Mike D’Abate discusses the Pats’ expected corps of WRs in 2020 and provides his insight on who might emerge the victor in the battle to be New England’s next great X-receiver. (36 min.)