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The Pat Came Back: Returning New England Veterans

-by DNOMN8R314 Within the thus-far quietness of New England’s free agency period, one signing stands out: running back Brandon Bolden, who began his career with the Patriots in 2012, spending the next six years with the team, before signing with ...

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Pre-Free Agency Free Agency Recap

-by DNOMN8R314 Free agency starts Wednesday afternoon at 4:00, so as can be expected, most of the biggest names available have already agreed to deals. (Such is life with a legal tampering period.) Before moves become official, here’s a quick ...

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Cap Scratch Fever: 5 X 5 Accounting

-by Mr. Scratch With Friday’s news of the Patriots acquiring Michael Bennett and the Dolphins releasing Danny Amendola, things are starting to look a little clearer. Along with potential moves that I’ve documented this past week, we’ll now take a ...

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Cap Scratch Fever: Setting the Table

-by Mr. Scratch It was a wonderful run for the 2018 Patriots, who defeated three of the four teams with the best records in the league to take home their sixth Super Bowl title. It was also a relief that ...

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2018 Roster Projection Results

-by DNOMN8R314 This is going to be pretty quick because we’re already on to Houston. Results here, numbers here. Generally unspectacular results. I tallied 27 projections, and all of them had between 47 and 50 right. Neil X. and dp73 were the ...

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2018 Roster Projection Contest

-by DNOMN8R314 Dropping the announcement now because I’ll be away later in the week: Create your 53-man roster projection (I suggest using PatsPicker; full disclosure, I update the roster for that site) and send it to contests@patsfootballfans.com, with your username in the body ...

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Pre-Camp Positional Breakdown: CliffsNotes

-by DNOMN8R314 (NOTE: CliffsNotes is almost certainly copyrighted. Please don’t sue.) In this slow summer, many have broken down their team’s current 90-man roster by position, often using one full article for each spot on the field. In contrast, this ...

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A Critical Perspective of the 2018 Offseason

-by Hugo Why does everyone hate Duke? As someone without a rooting interest in college basketball, I’ve long wondered. The most common answer – “because they’re Duke” – makes little sense at face value. Until you step back, and realize ...

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Name the Rookie: 2018 Edition

-by DNOMN8R314 More random quizzing! Last year I ran this as “Name the UDFA,” since the 2017 undrafted class was 20 players. With a much smaller class, this now becomes “Name the Rookie.” Remember, some questions may have more than ...

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