Patriots third-year DL Brandon Deaderick has seen more playing time, taking snaps from DT Kyle Love, adding to an already strong D-line.
Brandon Deaderick's impact on the D-line may also be an indictment of the little contribution the Patriots have gotten from Shaun Ellis.
The Patriots activated RB Kevin Faulk and DE Brandon Deaderick from the physically-unable-to-perform list to the 53-man roster and placed rookie CB Ras-I Dowling on injured reserve.
This is the sixth in a series of position-by-position looks at the Patriots' personnel entering the 2011 offseason. Today, we analyze New England's defensive line situation.
If the Jets expose the Patriots' defensive line on Sunday the way other teams have this season, it could spell the end of New England's run.
The Patriots released DL Atiyyah Ellison on Saturday after signing him on Jan. 4.
The Patriots signed former third-round DL Atiyyah Ellison to their 53-man roster late Tuesday.
The Patriots ruled six players, including four starters, out for their Week 16 game against the Bills.
Here's a matchup to watch in the Week 11 game between the Patriots and Colts: Patriots defensive line vs. Colts offensive line.
Here's a look at how the Patriots; first-year players are faring through seven games.
Bill Belichick moved NT Vince Wilfork to end in Week Four and has confidence in Mike Wright at the nose while constantly rotating other players along the Pats' D-line.
For this week's "Five questions" segment, PFW spoke with Patriots DL Mike Wright. The sixth-year veteran discussed the versatility of his unit and the potential of DE Brandon Deaderick.
Seventh-round pick Brandon Deaderick found himself starting against the Ravens in Week Six and brings a tough, physical presence to the Pats' defense.
The Patriots announced Monday that they have signed seventh-round draft choice Brandon Deaderick, a defensive end from Alabama.