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.
11 players taken in the first round of the 2019 NFL Draft saw their fifth-year option declined.
New England loves its Senior Bowl prospects.
Here are the 10 players who would be excellent long-term fits for what the Patriots are trying to build.
Bates could be a potential solution for solidifying the interior of the offensive line.
Is third time the charm for the New England Patriots?
New England will try to improve to 11-6 on Sunday.
New England will try to improve to 10-6 on Sunday.
New England will try to win its sixth straight game.