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New England Patriots links 5/12/22 - Who makes the YUGE leap in 2022?

Daily news and links for Thursday

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  • Transactions: Patriots claim TE Matt Sokol off waivers from Detroit.
  • Paul Perillo explains how Bailey Zappe was too good to pass up, despite the presence of Mac Jones
  • Mike Dussault talks about Patriots sixth-round pick DL Sam Roberts looks to make a big jump from Division 2 to his favorite professional team.
  • Gillette Stadium and Globalization Partners announce naming rights partnership: The Globalization Partners Atrium will feature 50,000 square feet of glass-enclosed, year-round hospitality and function spaces.


  • Mike Reiss talks about how after a conservative offseason, the Patriots are banking on a Year 2 jump from some 2021 free agents and draft picks.
  • Ian Logue (PatsFans) Patriots news, NFL Notes: 1) Despite carrying a $15 million cap hit heading into 2022, along with the fact the Patriots added DeVante Parker via a trade and drafted Tyquan Thornton, Nelson Agholor doesn’t appear to be too worried about his future.
  • Kevin Tame Jr. (Patriots Country) Can Patriots’ Ronnie Perkins make leap in Year 2? Bill Belichick often talks about the importance of the second-year jump.
  • Khari Thompson looks at what the Patriots’ draft says about their approach at offensive line.
  • Danny Jaillet (Patriots Wire) Dante Scarnecchia shares thoughts on Patriots selecting Cole Strange.
  • Mike D’Abate (Patriots Country) How many games will New England win in 2022? An analytical prediction.
  • Tyler Lamb (Gillette Gazette) Depth chart deep dive: 2022 Patriots crowded receiver room.
  • Ian Logue (PatsFans) Patriots rookie RB Pierre Strong Jr. has potential to be an impact player in their offense.
  • Henry McKenna (Patriots Wire) How Patriots rookie Jack Jones can become an elite CB, according to ASU coach Herm Edwards.
  • Tim Crowley points out Matt Groh’s Shrine Bowl takeaways played a major role in this Patriots draft class.
  • Andy Hart talks the report that says don’t be surprised if Matt Patricia calls the Patriots’ offensive plays.
  • Robert Alvarez (PatsFans) Follow the New England Patriots 2022 draft class on social media.
  • Alex Barth reports sixth-rounder Sam Roberts becomes first Patriots draft pick to sign rookie deal.
  • Nick Stevens predicts which Patriots UDFA could make the 2022 roster.
  • Adam London relays NFL writer Jim Trotter, on his Patriots player to root for this season: WR N’Keal Harry.
  • Zack Cox tells us four things to watch in tonight’s regular-season schedule release. 1. Raiders reunion.
  • Ricky Doyle reminds us of the Patriots’ 2022 opponents before tonight’s NFL schedule release.
  • Dakota Randall passes along a report that the Patriots will visit the Packers in Week 4.
  • Arnav Sharma (Patriots Country) Patriots philanthropy: WRs Kendrick Bourne and Jakobi Meyers visit local high school event.
  • Jason Ounpraseuth reports former Patriot Danny Woodhead advanced in local Qualifying for the U.S. Open.
  • Locked On Patriots podcast: Mike D’Abate and Clare Cooper discuss the prowess of Henry and Smith, along with the prognosis of Devin Asiasi and Dalton Keene for the upcoming 2022 season. (48 min.)


  • Logan Ulrich (NFL TR) Patriots trading QB Jarrett Stidham to Raiders.
  • NFL Experts (ESPN) Answering the 2022 NFL draft’s biggest questions: Experts debate favorite picks, top rookie classes, fantasy stars, more.
  • Albert Breer (SI) Mailbag: NFL owners would love for Walmart heir Rob Walton to buy the Broncos; Plus, Terry McLaurin’s future, Justin Fields disrespect, Jadeveon Clowney’s contract status and more.
  • Jason La Canfora (CBS Sports) NFL 2022 schedule release: One man’s zany format for league’s newest must-see event, plus some real questions.
  • Kevin Skiver (Sporting News) Strength of schedule for all 32 NFL teams: Which teams have the hardest, easiest schedule for 2022. Patriots 16th.
  • Cynthia Frelund ( Every team’s top 3 make-or-break matchups by win probability. (12.32 min. video) Patriots at the 8.10 mark: at Bills, at Raiders, at Packers.
  • Chris Trapasso (CBS Sports) Veterans who could be replaced by rookies. 1. Nelson Agholor.
  • Jim Trotter ( 32 teams, 32 people to root for. Patriots: N’Keal Harry. “It would be an understatement to call his first three seasons disappointing, which is why I’m hoping the former first-round draft choice has a breakout campaign in 2022.” /Eh.
  • Marc Ross ( Ten NFL rookies in the best situations to succeed in 2022 and beyond. No Pats.
  • Jacob Camenker (Sporting News) NFL win totals 2022.
  • Anthony Holzman-Escareno ( 2022 NFL All-Paid Team: Aaron Rodgers, Tyreek Hill and Aaron Donald headline richest lineup.
  • Conor Orr (SI) NFL Power Rankings. Patriots 12th.
  • Charles Robinson (Yahoo! Sports) When the NFL schedule rolls out, take it for what it is: A Tom Brady farewell tour.
  • Vinnie Iyer (Sporting News) 12 reasons why Tom Brady is a perfect fit as Fox Sports’ future top NFL analyst.
  • Mike Florio (ProFootballTalk) Will Tom Brady use his broadcast platform to promote player rights? /Maybe Brady should use his broadcast platform to talk football.