The league's highest-scoring offense in 2010 shouldn't have a whole lot of focus on that side of the ball in April's draft, but there are a couple holes the Patriots can fill to add depth, specifically in ...
This is the second in a series of position-by-position looks at the Patriots' personnel entering the 2011 offseason. Today, we bring you an analysis of New England's RB situation.
The Patriots surprised many with a 14-2 regular-season record thanks to an MVP season from QB Tom Brady and a surprising performance from rookie CB Devin McCourty. Now they need to upgrade their defense for 2011.
In replacing a pair of veterans, RBs BenJarvus Green-Ellis and Danny Woodhead went from no-names to household names in New England.
Patriots head coach Bill Belichick, QB Tom Brady and other players spoke to the media on Wednesday before the team's bye week for the wild-card round of the playoffs. All quotes are from transcripts provided by the Patriots.
In the final regular-season MVP meter, four of the Patriots Pro Bowlers make the list, along with the team's first 1,000-yard rusher since 2004.
Tom Brady threw two touchdown passes to cap a record-setting season and, more importantly, stayed healthy as the Patriots won their eighth straight game, 38-7 over the Dolphins on Sunday.
To avoid injury, the Patriots may stick to a rushing attack, and the Dolphins have a stout enough run defense to make the game interesting.
The Patriots manhandled the Bills 34-3 to clinch home-field advantage throughout the playoffs. They are one of the league's best because of their dominance in the turnover battle.
In this week's Patriots MVP meter, Tom Brady remains No. 1 and ILB Jerod Mayo returns to the meter after a big game against Buffalo.
Here's a matchup to watch in the Week 16 game between the Patriots and Bills: Patriots RB BenJarvus Green-Ellis vs. the Bills' run defense.
Following a win over the Packers that did not please head coach Bill Belichick, expect the Patriots' offense to go all out in the team's bid for home-field advantage throughout the playoffs.
The offense hit a speed bump in Sunday night's win over the Packers, but Tom Brady remains the Patriots', and the league's, top MVP candidate.
The way the Patriots' offense has been rolling, even against top defenses, it's hard to bench any of their offensive players. Heck, even their defense is not a bad start.
Let's take a look at how the Patriots' top players have stepped up their game during the streak, by the numbers.