In addition to Jermaine Cunningham, who will be counted on to step up in his second season, DE-OLB Eric Moore could be one of the reasons the Patriots can feel comfortable standing pat during free agency.
The Giants are set to hire former NFL LB and special-teams standout Larry Izzo as an assistant special-teams coach, according to Mike Garafolo of the Newark Star-Ledger.
The 2010 Patriots had the league's best record despite boasting a poor defense. This is part of a recent trend that begs the question, can QB Matt Schaub and the Texans finally break through?
PFW identifies four players from the AFC East who are ready for coming-out parties in 2011 (clockwise from left) — Roscoe Parrish, Sean Smith, Shonn Greene and Patrick Chung.
Patriots SS Patrick Chung concluded his first full year starting and is preparing for what could be a breakout season in 2011.
Former Patriots LB Tom Addison died Tuesday at the age of 75. He is a member of the Patriots' 1960s all-decade team.
With some celebrating the Miami Heat losing in the NBA Finals, the feeling reminds associate editor Eli Kaberon of the Patriots' loss in Super Bowl XLII.
Former Patriots and Browns OLB Willie McGinest appeared to be interested in returning to the NFL after three years of retirement, but said Saturday that he plans to stay retired.
Patriots owner Robert Kraft, one of the most influential owners in the current labor negotiations, told reporters Thursday that the two sides are "making progress."
The Cardinals' four-headed backfield of Beanie Wells, Ryan Williams, Tim Hightower and LaRod Stephens-Howling might not be such a bad idea after all.
Veteran RB Kevin Faulk, who is coming off a torn ACL, attended the Patriots' player-organized workouts, despite being a free agent. If he's re-signed, he will be fighting for a roster spot in 2011.
The Patriots don't have a lot to worry about during the lockout but would be more at ease if they knew who was starting on the left side of the offensive line.
The Patriots believe that second-round CB Ras-I Dowling, a physical corner with good ball skills, could help the pass defense improve on third down.
Patriots coach Bill Belichick is the highest-paid coach in professional sports, according to Forbes.
Patriots head coach Bill Belichick told the Boston Herald his staff is focused on training camp instead of OTAs and normal offseason work.