Posts Tagged ‘offensive line’

Reading Between the Lines: Patriots Offensive Line vs. Lions Defensive Line in Preseason Week 3

Friday, August 23rd, 2013

The New England Patriots lost the battle up front against the Detroit Lions in Week 3 of the preseason. (Photo: NFL Preseason Live)

NEPD Staff Writer: Oliver Thomas

The Detroit Lions defeated the New England Patriots, 40-9, in a gruesome preseason Week 3 contest at Ford Field. But the one-sided final score of the Aug. 22 tilt was a byproduct of more than New England’s secession in all three phases of the game and four first-half turnovers.

It was a byproduct of the line-of-scrimmage battle between the Patriots’ offensive line and the Lions’ defensive line.

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Drafting DEs, LBs, TEs, OL: A Patriots Case Study

Wednesday, April 25th, 2012

What were the Patriots thinking when they drafted these two linebackers?

NEPD Editor: Doug Kyed

I’m not sure if you’ve noticed, but the draft is TOMORROW, so what does that mean for our case studies?

We’re running out of time. I’m combining all of the remaining worthwhile case studies into one big post (I skipped QBs and special teamers). I’m leaving it up to you guys to find the best potential fits at each position.

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NEPD Mailbag: Too Long For Twitter

Friday, March 23rd, 2012
Devon Still 2012 NFL Draft

If both fall in the 1st round, who would Doug rather have, Devon Still or Nick Perry?

NEPD Editor: Doug Kyed

What could the Patriots get for their first two picks? Who’s my dream pick to fall in the first round? Where would Quinton Coples fit with the Patriots?

Those are some of the questions I’ll be answering in my weekly “Too Long For Twitter” Friday mailbag where I take questions from Twitter that warrant, deserve or need answers longer than 140 characters

If you have a question about anything, tweet it to me @DougKyedNEPD, and I’ll try to include it in the column on Friday. If you aren’t on Twitter, feel free to throw in a question in the comments section.

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NEPD Mailbag: Too Long For Twitter

Friday, March 16th, 2012
Matt Light Patriots

If Matt Light retires, how will the Patriots offensive line stack up next season?

NEPD Editor: Doug Kyed

Where does the Patriots offensive line stand? Which players are good enough for the Patriots to stand pat in the draft for? How will the Patriots address their WR needs?

Those are some of the questions I’ll be answering in my weekly “Too Long For Twitter” Friday mailbag where I take questions from Twitter that warrant, deserve or need answers longer than 140 characters

If you have a question about anything, tweet it to me @DougKyedNEPD, and I’ll try to include it in the column on Friday. If you aren’t on Twitter, feel free to throw in a question in the comments section.

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