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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: 5 X 5 Targets

-by Mr. Scratch With the franchise tag deadline come and gone, the likelihood of either Trey Flowers or Trent Brown returning has diminished considerably. The just-announced deal of 3 years and $41.75M for Donovan Smith would now seem to indicate ...

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Cap Scratch Fever: 5 X 5 Leavers

-by Mr. Scratch In the previous article we highlighted potential contracts for five mid-tier players to retain. These are the five mid-tier players from whom the Patriots should move on. 1) Chris Hogan Hogan had an encouraging start to his ...

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Cap Scratch Fever: 5 X 5 Keepers

-by Mr. Scratch The Patriots would certainly like to keep most, if not all, of the players from their Super Bowl LIII-winning team, but that is never feasible.Decisions will have to be made, and in some cases – I would ...

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Cap Scratch Fever: 5 X 5 Wildcards

-by Mr. Scratch In the previous article we took a look at the Patriots’ current roster situation along with their cap situation and some potential options for relief. Now we’ll delve into the five biggest decisions they face (or could ...

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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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Headlines From the Future

-by Mr Scratch vvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvv PATRIOTS CAP FLURRY OF ACTIVITY FOXBOROUGH, MA – The New England capped off a busy few weeks with the announcement of the signing of DE Chris Long. Long, a nine-year veteran of the NFL, is the ...

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Scratch Tickets

-by Mr Scratch [ED. NOTE: This article was submitted on March 7. Any changes between then and this article’s posting on the morning of March 9 have been noted.] They’re cheap. You buy them in bunches. The odds are against ...

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Cap Scratch Fever: What Lies Ahead

First of all, let me preface this by saying that cap numbers are always a bit of a moving target until the season actually starts. At this point, we don’t really even know the actual cap for 2016. That said, ...

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