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New England Patriots links 5/30/22 - Memorial Day edition

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  • Mike Reiss shares some quick-hit weekend thoughts: Patriots players see ‘same intensity’ from 70-year-old Bill Belichick; James Develin addressed players in a full-squad meeting; Mac’s blind side; More.
  • Steve Balestrieri (PatsFans) Sunday Patriots News: OTAs Begin, teaching not evaluation; Scouting dept. changes; Matthew Slater; Bailey Zappe; More.
  • Karen Guregian’s Sunday NFL notes: Is Patriots quarterback Mac Jones really teaching his position coach?
  • Andy Hart’s Sunday 7: Christian Barmore hopes to ‘finish’ quarterbacks.
  • Chris Mason addresses his Patriots mailbag: How big a role will James White play this season?
  • Phil Perry talks with Matt Cassel to get his perspective on the Patriots’ offensive coaching situation.
  • Kevin Tame Jr. (Patriots Country) OTA observations: Patriots emphasizing chemistry. Good chemistry wins. Bad chemistry tears a team apart. Patriots focused on winning.
  • Henry McKenna (PatriotsWire) An improved Jonnu Smith would cause a chain reaction of competence in the Patriots’ offense.
  • Richie Whitt (Patriots Country) Patriots Belichick at 70: Steep decline or stronger control? Patriots players see the same, fundamentally focused Bill Belichick.
  • Mike D’Abate (Patriots Country) Tight end time: Which veteran needs to ‘arrive’ in 2022? TE Jonnu Smith is looking to ‘step up’ his on-field production.
  • Richard Bernard (Patriots Country) As summer arrives, The 2022 Patriots’ defense will increase the heat.
  • Khari Thompson wonders what the Patriots are telling us by not investing more at linebacker.
  • Richie Whitt (Patriots Country) If New England parts with veteran receiver Nelson Agholor, it would have no trouble finding a trade partner.
  • mikereis (Patriots Country) Will the Pats win it all? Five bold predictions for the Patriots this season. No. 5 Mac may have sophomore blues.
  • Pat Pitts (Patriots Country) 2022 Patriots playoff drought is nothing to fear ignore bumbling Warren Sharp.
  • Trevor Hass relays analyst Ryan Clark explaining why the Dolphins are the biggest threat to the Bills in AFC East.
  • WEEI highlights Pro Football Network’s “6 Rings” podcast to look at where Mac Jones ranks among NFL QBs.
  • Henry McKenna (PatriotsWire) Ernie Adams reflects upon his unique relationship with Bill Belichick.
  • Henry McKenna (PatriotsWire) Ernie Adams shares what he remembers about Tom Brady’s rise in 2001.
  • Dakota Randall NFL Rumors: How Josh McDaniels avoided replicating Patriots culture with the Raiders. ‘It’s so different than what it’s like in Foxboro’


  • Albert Breer (SI) Monday Morning QB: Jameis Winston grateful to be back with Saints; Plus, the NFL takes the right step with a diversity summit, Q&A with new Steelers GM Omar Khan, why the Pro Bowl could be canceled in 2023, and much more.
  • Peter King (ProFootballTalk) FMIA: Deadly reality for America on Memorial Day; NFL news on Colin Kaepernick, Deshaun Watson, More.
  • Around the NFL ( NFL community salutes fallen soldiers on Memorial Day.
  • Mike Florio (ProFootballTalk) Could Trent Brown end up back at left tackle for the Patriots?
  • Michael David Smith (ProFootballTalk) Devin McCourty says Bill Belichick has the same intensity at age 70.
  • Doug Kyed’s NFL Mailbag: Trey Lance’s future, NFL’s best RB room, rookie WRs’ fantasy outlooks and more.
  • Sam Monson (PFF) 2022 NFL safety rankings and tiers.
  • Jordan Dajani (CBS Sports) Five NFL teams that could be better than you expect in 2022: Dolphins and Saints poised to make some noise. No Pats.
  • Ben Linsey (PFF) Every NFL team’s top-three players entering the 2022 season. Patriots: Matthew Judon, David Andrews, Mac Jones.
  • Sam Monson (PFF) NFL power rankings pre-2022 season. Patriots in the “Eyes on the playoffs” category at No. 18.
  • Michael David Smith (ProFootballTalk) Matt Ryan can become first QB to lose to 31 different teams.
  • Mike Florio (ProFootballTalk) NFL tweaks the rules for interviewing head-coaching candidates.