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Patriots Training Camp Preview: Defensive Backs

Wednesday, July 25th, 2012

How Ras-I Dowling plays will have a huge effect on the Pats defensive success

NEPD Editor: Mike Loyko

We wrap up our position previews with what will likely be the most important position on the entire Patriots roster; the defensive backs. If the Patriots are going to have the success and reach their ultimate goal it’s imperative that the secondary plays much better than they did in 2011. What changes have they made in the secondary and will it be enough to fix the holes that existed?

Continue reading to find out how the Patriots defensive backfield will look week one.


Alfonzo Dennard: Patriots Rookie Reset

Wednesday, July 18th, 2012
Alfonzo dennard patriots

Will Alfonzo Dennard be able to contribute in his rookie season for the Patriots? (Photo: US Presswire)

NEPD Editor: James Christensen

Alfonzo Dennard, former standout cornerback at the University of Nebraska, was picked by the New England Patriots in the seventh round of the 2012 NFL Draft. Someone reading that sentence just four short months ago would have laughed – no way would Dennard fall into the third round, let alone the seventh.

Yet, here we are. What can we expect out of Dennard for the 2012 season?


2012 NFL Draft: Patriots Select Alfonzo Dennard (CB, Nebraska)

Saturday, April 28th, 2012

Alfonzo Dennard NFL Draft

NEPD Editor: Mike Loyko

With their first 7th round pick #224 overall the New England Patriots selected Alfonzo Dennard, CB, Nebraska. Dennard has to be considered great value at this point in the draft, as he was once projected as a first round pick. Continue reading for more on the selection.


2012 Senior Bowl: Day Three Audio Interviews

Wednesday, January 25th, 2012

Mike Loyko was able to grab four prospects after practice this morning to chat with.

Alfonzo Dennard (CB, Nebraska) speculated on where he will be used in the NFL, Harrison Smith (S, Notre Dame) talked about his mental game and versatility, while Marvin McNutt spoke about what would make him a good draft pick.

Senior Bowl Day 3: North Defense Report

Wednesday, January 25th, 2012

NEPD Staff Writer: Doug Kyed

Today I got a chance to check out some players I hadn’t seen much of yet, the North defense.

I tried to pay special attention to some of the linebackers, because with a lot of the drills the Minnesota coaches are running, it’s sometimes tough to get a grasp of these players. (more…)

Senior Bowl Report: Possible Patriots Targets

Sunday, January 22nd, 2012


NEPD Staff Writer: Mike Loyko

Coming off a thrilling AFC Championship victory, it’s tough to focus on anything other than the Super Bowl right now. However, the Senior Bowl starts this week, showcasing the finest Senior college football players in the country.

In this article we take a look at which players might be of specific interest to the New England Patriots in April’s NFL Draft and why.


Film Room: Nebraska vs South Carolina

Saturday, January 7th, 2012
Alshon Jeffrey 2012 NFL Draft

Alshon Jeffrey fought off critics, as well as Cornhuskers in this bowl game.

It’s safe to say that the 2012 NFL Draft prospects in the Capital One Bowl between Nebraska and South Carolina went down fighting.

Here is what we thought of their performances, including one dismal performance by a highly-regarded prospect.


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