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New England Patriots links 9/09/20 - Young LBs Josh Uche, Anfernee Jennings in for Week 1 trial by fire

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New England Patriots Training Camp
FB Jakob Johnson and LB Josh Uche at camp
Photo by Steven Senne-Pool/Getty Images




  • Nora Princiotti (The Ringer) Bill Belichick and Cam Newton are having a great time together, thanks for asking: What might be a surprising pairing on the surface makes a lot of sense once you dig a little deeper.
  • Doug Farrar and Mark Schofield (TouchdownWire) 2020 NFL season predictions: From Super Bowl winner to first coach fired.
  • Vinnie Iyer (Sporting News) NFL predictions 2020: Final standings, playoff projections, Super Bowl 55 pick.
  • Bill Barnwell (ESPN) The case for all 32 NFL teams to make Super Bowl LV in the 2020 season, from the Jags to Chiefs. Patriots 10th: If Newton has an MVP-caliber season, the Patriots could be one of the best teams in football.
  • NFL Nation (ESPN) NFL season 2020 team previews: Power rankings, breakout picks, schedule analysis. Pats 9th.
  • Mike Florio (ProFootballTalk) PFT’s Week One power rankings. Patriots 4th.
  • Nate Davis (USA Today) NFL power rankings: Which teams look like contenders entering Week 1? Pats 17th.
  • David Carr ( Offensive player rankings, Week 1. No Pats.
  • Mike Jones (USA Today) Nine NFL QBs facing immense pressure to deliver in 2020. Cam Newton included.
  • NFL GameDay Crew ( Season Preview: Bold predictions for 2020. (3.01 min. video)
  • Cynthia Frelund ( Every team’s chance to make playoffs as of Week 1. Patriots 57%. (2.45 min. video)
  • Sam Jarden (Sporting News) NFL schedule 2020: Sunday, Monday, Thursday night football schedules, TV channels for prime time games.
  • Ian Casselberry (Awful Announcing) Booger McFarland will co-host NFL PrimeTime with Chris Berman for 2020 season. Tom Jackson is opting out due to COVID-19 considerations.
  • Michael David Smith (ProFootballTalk) Tom Brady is a 16-game season away from the most starts in NFL history.
  • Tadd Haislop (Sporting News) NFL picks, predictions for Week 1. Patriots 24, Dolphins 13.