Posts Tagged ‘Team Needs’

An Updated Overview of New England’s 2014 Draft Needs

Friday, October 25th, 2013

Arkansas center Travis Swanson, a four-year SEC starter, is among the top prospects at his position in 2014. (Photo: US Presswire)

NEPD Editor: Matthew Jones

With the New England Patriots in the midst of what has been a decidedly underwhelming 2013 campaign preceded by a series of offseason losses and marred by poor offensive execution and a litany of defensive injuries, it’s time to take a look at some of the team’s biggest weaknesses and what options New England’s front office may have once the offseason begins.


2012 NFL Draft: Why the Patriots Should Trade Out of the First Round

Thursday, March 8th, 2012

How did the Patriots get Brandon Spikes? By trading down of course!

NEPD Editor: Doug Kyed

I know what you’re asking, when did Bill Belichick start writing for

While that would be pretty cool, he hasn’t.

I know this isn’t a popular opinion with fans, and as a fan, I know exactly why it is frustrating. You wait around all day for the Patriots to pick… and they don’t. But maybe I’ve drank the Kool Aid, or maybe I have stockholm syndrome, but it is starting to make a lot of sense to me.


2012 NFL Draft: An In Depth Look at the Patriots Needs

Sunday, February 19th, 2012
Nick Caserio Bill Belichick

These two are going to have a busy off-season.

NEPD Editor: Mike Loyko

With the offseaon slated to get into full swing this week with the NFL combine, I take a position by position look at where the Patriots roster stands. What are the biggest needs, where are they set and what will they likely target.

In Decemeber I did I similar article breaking down the Patriots roster and where it stood. Now that the Patriots came within two minutes of winning another Super Bowl, I take a look where does their roster stand now.

With the combine coming up this week, it will give fans a perspective of exactly what the Patriots will be looking for on March 13th when unrestricted free agency opens and when the draft comes in late April. It can also be a guide for fans who are looking to do mock drafts for the Patriots.


NFL Draft: Team Needs for All 32 Teams

Wednesday, February 8th, 2012

NEPD Editor: Doug Kyed

I took a look at some of each team’s biggest needs this offseason for both the 2012 NFL Draft and in free agency this spring.


End of Year Inventory: Patriots Draft Needs

Monday, December 26th, 2011
Patriots NFL Draft Needs

No matter how the 2011 NFL season ends, Bill Belichick has a lot to think about this spring. (Photo: ICON SMI)

NEPD Staff Writer: Mike Loyko

With the regular season winding down, NFL teams have begun to take an inventory of their players and what their needs will be in the off season. In the Patriots case, their needs are pretty apparent to anyone who has watched them closely this year.  

We take a look at what those needs are and how they might be filled come April.


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