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New England Patriots links 7/18/22 - Rash of players itching to break out in 2022

Daily news and links for Monday

NFL: JUN 08 New England Patriots Minicamp
2nd-year LB Cameron McGrone at June minicamp
Photo by Fred Kfoury III/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images



  • Mike Reiss shares some quick-hit weekend thoughts: Patriots take the hit as early ‘19 NFL draft picks fail to emerge; Credit for Meyers; More.
  • Steve Balestrieri (PatsFans) Sunday Patriots news: Harry’s trade was overdue, interior DL questions; More.
  • Andy Hart’s Sunday 7: Why Mac Jones really does need to play like a young Tom Brady in 2022.
  • Khari Thompson thinks he knows how Bill Belichick’s defensive mind might be informing his offensive game plan.
  • Andrew Callahan addresses 10 Patriots training camp questions. No. 10: Who are the top breakout candidates?
  • Andy Hart identifies five Patriots poised to break out in 2022.
  • Cole Thompson (Patriots Country) Patriots breakout star in 2022: After missing most of his rookie season with a torn ACL, Cameron McGrone has a chance to be the Pats’ star linebacker.
  • Adam London notes PFF Believes young DT Christian Barmore is primed for breakout 2022 season.
  • Mike D’Abate (Patriots Country) Patriots training camp 3 To Watch: Quarterbacks - Special teams.
  • Henry McKenna (PatriotsWire) Patriots position preview: Breaking down the WRs and TEs ahead of camp.
  • Joe (GilletteGazette) Importance of the 2022 rookie running backs finding success.
  • Nathan Middleton (GilletteGazette) 13 Pats who must prove themselves & unlock their worth.
  • Evan Lazar’s ‘Top 10 burning questions for the Patriots’ series addresses who should be the Patriots offensive coordinator? (4.45 min. video)
  • Evan Lazar continues with which Patriots cornerback will start opposite of Jalen Mills? (4.07 min. video)
  • Evan Lazar also looks at how the off-ball linebacker group will look for the Patriots. (4.47 min video)
  • Justin Leger highlights Mac Jones when he stopped by Hood Park in Charlestown, Mass. on Friday to give out free samples of his limited-edition “Mac Attack” ice cream flavor.: ‘I made significant strides’ with diet this offseason.
  • Richie Whitt (Patriots Country) Cool-Hand Mac: Patriots’ QB passes ice cream to fans.
  • Dakota Randall relays David Andrews’ mindset as training camp nears, ‘We’ve got a lot of work ahead of us’.
  • Mike D’Abate (Patriots Country) Speed and strength: Patriots WR Tyquan Thornton not just one-trick pony.
  • Soor Vora (GilletteGazette) Nelson Agholor: Underwhelming ‘22 cap hit or admirable WR with untapped potential?
  • Keagan Stiefel notes James White is reportedly still hampered by 2021 hip injury.
  • Richie Whitt (Patriots Country) Which new Patriots will wear old numbers of Julian Edelman, Rob Gronkowski?
  • mikereis (GilletteGazette) The interesting road ahead: Top five must-see games for the Patriots.
  • Andy Hart takes a shot at spit-balling a list of potential surprise cuts for the Patriots this summer.
  • Adam London notes Mike Reiss floats DB Joejuan Williams as the next potential Patriot to go after N’Keal Harry.
  • Greg Dudek explores whether N’Keal Harry was Bill Belichick’s worst first-round pick with the Pats.
  • Logan Reardon posts an NFL holdout tracker: Who isn’t attending offseason practices? No Pats.
  • Richie Whitt (Patriots Country) 2022 Preseason: Here’s when the Patriots are on NFL Network.
  • Arnav Sharma (Patriots Country) Retro grade: Did Patriots 2019 draft justify hype?


  • Peter King (ProFootballTalk) FMIA: Do the hungry Lions have the horses to ‘Rich Strike’ their way to a .500 record in 2022 NFL season?
  • Bucky Brooks ( Scouts Notebook: One CHAOS team in each division in 2022. AFC East: Dolphins.
  • Michael Baca ( Patriots QB Mac Jones ‘made significant strides’ this offseason with disciplined diet.
  • Mike Florio (ProFootballTalk) James White still has “uncomfortable gait” after hip injury.
  • Mike Florio (ProFootballTalk) Top of Patriots’ 2019 draft class collapses.
  • Mike Florio (ProFootballTalk) PFT mini-mailbag.
  • SportsCenter (ESPN) Jeremy Fowler breaks down which NFL rookie WRs will make an immediate impact with their teams. Tyquan Thornton included. (1.36 min. video)
  • Jeff Kerr (CBS Sports) Ranking NFL’s top 10 quarterback-coach duos for 2022. No Pats. /lolz.
  • Chris Trapasso (CBS Sports) Year 2 players returning from injury that are in for big years. No Pats.
  • Frank Schwab (Yahoo! Sports) 2022 NFL Preview: Colts still trying to regroup from Andrew Luck’s retirement.
  • Mike Florio (ProFootballTalk) Report: Browns will pursue a backup to Jacoby Brissett, if Deshaun Watson is suspended for “lengthy” period.
  • [Throwback from 2/11/19 in honor of Jason McCourty’s retirement] Albert Breer (SI) McCourtys tell all about Super Bowl LIII: From Flores’s plays to Hoyer’s crucial role.


  • Mike Florio (ProFootballTalk) Denying knowledge of Deshaun Watson’s alleged misconduct, Texans say they chose to resolve claims “amicably”. /Oh, good one.
  • Shalise Manza Young (Yahoo! Sports) Texans’ settlement with 30 Deshaun Watson accusers shouldn’t absolve team from NFL.
  • Mike Florio (ProFootballTalk) Possibility of effort to disqualify presiding judge looms over Brian Flores case.
  • Mike Florio (ProFootballTalk) New Twitter account tracks Dan Snyder’s superyacht.