Weighing the odds of a Danny Amendola return. Assessing the recovery of Brandin Cooks. Mike Reiss explores New England topics in this week's mailbag.
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The veteran linebacker announced his retirement Friday having earned the respect of his new teammates, despite not quite being a fit for the money.
Mike Reiss ESPN Staff Writer
Patriots are awarded a fourth-round compensatory draft pick (136), the NFL announces. So total picks as of now for Patriots: 1, 2, 2, 3, 4, 6.
In essence, the Patriots must ask: Is the defensive tackle worth around $7 million in 2019? It'd be a big pay raise for him, but it seems likely.
Matt Bowen searched through 2017 tape -- NFL and college -- for the best schemes that show how today's game has adapted and found plays every offensive coordinator should put in his playbook right now.
Mel Kiper Jr., Todd McShay and Chris Sprow talk about the numerous defensive needs for the Patriots and debate which position they'll target in the upcoming draft.
The Patriots receiver, who missed the entire 2017 season, talks about his progress as he works his way back from a preseason knee injury.
The Jags, Jets and Browns will make a run at a quarterback. Jacksonville could have a new top receiver, too. Pittsburgh, meanwhile, has to clear out cap space and sign Le'Veon Bell. Here are five offseason moves to improve all 16 AFC teams.
The 33-year-old defensive tackle was a healthy scratch after recovering from a Dec. 11 knee injury, and he is due a roster bonus in March.
Mike Reiss ESPN Staff Writer
Patriots DT Alan Branch was asked on sports radio WEEI's "Dale and Holley Show with Rich Keefe" if he knew Malcolm Butler wouldn't play in Super Bowl LII and said, "I didn't know anything, honestly. On our team, gossip doesn't travel, let's say that. ... I noticed he wasn't in the game, but then again, you never know the reason for what's going on at a certain time in that organization, especially."
Tuesday is the 58th-year anniversary of the Patriots being called the Patriots, as the team name was the most popular choice for New England fans.
New England Patriots safety Devin McCourty says Malcolm Butler knew he wasn't starting in the Super Bowl.
The Patriots don't have any real candidates to use the franchise tag on, which typically is the way things have fallen of late.
Lawrence Guy missed a $500,000 playing time bonus by two-tenths of a percentage point in 2017. The Patriots made it up to him this offseason.
A family version of the New England Patriots' Super Bowl LI championship ring with "Brady" on it sold Sunday morning for $344,927, a record for a football ring.
Mailbaggers have lingering Super Bowl thoughts, roster ideas, coaching curiosity and, of course, more Malcolm Butler questions.
The New England coaching staff has mostly remained stable in the offseason, but this assistant is expected to join the Colts.
A look at some key dates on the Patriots' calendar as NFL offseason events approach.
And then there was one. With Sebastian Janikowski and the Raiders parting ways, Tom Brady is the last of the 2000 class to stick with his team.
Chris Forsberg ESPN Staff Writer
New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski got a big ovation as he arrived fashionably late during the third quarter of Wednesday's Celtics-Clippers game at TD Garden.
Patriots workhorse Devin McCourty, who played in 97.1 percent of the defensive snaps in the regular season, undergoes shoulder surgery.
The Patriots, along with several other teams, took to social media on Wednesday to spread some love. Here are some of our favorite digital cards.
In the spirit of Valentine's Day, here's our bouquet of reasons why Stephon Gilmore and the Patriots will keep your heart aflutter in 2018.