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Michael joined the Pats Pulpit writing staff before the 2015 season and now focuses on covering the yearly NFL Draft and young players on the Patriots roster. Most of the pieces include Top 10 Fits from each year's draft, mock drafts with varying degrees of accuracy, and coverage of each draft selection and how they could potentially fit with the team on their respective units. Michael also writes for the AZ Snake Pit, the SB Nation affiliate for the Arizona Diamondbacks.

The Patriots’ Week 3 game plan against the Saints

What New England will have to do to defeat New Orleans at Gillette Stadium.

The Patriots’ Week 2 game plan against the Jets

What New England will have to do to defeat New York at MetLife Stadium.

The Patriots’ Week 1 game plan against the Dolphins

What New England will have to do to defeat Miami in the opener.

Five bold predictions for the Patriots’ 2021 season

Will quarterback Mac Jones secure NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year?

How Mac Jones was able to win the Patriots’ starting quarterback job this preseason

Related: Patriots 53-man roster: Reviewing New England’s initial 2021 team after cutdown day

To trade or not to trade for Julio Jones

The Falcons superstar receiver could be available, so should the Patriots try to capitalize?

Reviewing and issuing final grades for the Patriots’ 2017 draft class

New England finished the 2017 NFL draft with four selections.

Patriots earn an ‘A’ for their haul in the 2021 draft

Grading New England’s 2021 draft class.

Who is Ronnie Perkins and how does he fit into the Patriots defense?

New England drafted Perkins in the third round on Friday.

Who is Christian Barmore and how does he fit into the Patriots defense?

New England drafted Jones in the second round on Friday.