NEPD Editor: Mike Loyko
With the deadline for placing the franchise tag on players passing last night, the actual free agent class has become much more clear. This year the most prolific player to escape the franchise tag is Houston Texans DE/OLB Mario Williams.
Williams is one of the best pass rushers in the NFL and still just entering the prime of his career. What are the chances that Williams could land in New England and would the Patriots really be willing to spend the money to secure him?
Here’s my take: