BOSTON (CBS) – The first cuts are coming, and I decided to list who I think is going to make the team.
This list will probably change 100 times, but here is who I see making the 2011 Patriots. Remember the magic number is 53.
Tom Brady, Ryan Mallett,Brian Hoyer
Running Backs (5)
BenJarvus Green-Ellis, Danny Woodhead, Shane Vereen, Stevan Ridley, Sammy Morris
Wide Receivers (5)
Chad Ochocinco, Wes Welker, Taylor Price, Julian Edelman, Deion Branch
Tight Ends (3)
Rob Gronkowski, Aaron Hernandez, Lee Smith
Dan Koppen, Ryan Wendell
Logan Mankins, Dan Connolly, Rich Ohrnberger
Steve Maneri, Matt Light, Sebastian Vollmer, Nate Solder
Defensive Ends (6)
Andre Carter, Mark Anderson, Shaun Ellis, Mike Wright, Gerard Warren,Eric Moore
Defensive Tackles (4)
Albert Haynesworth, Vince Wilfork, Myron Pryor, Kyle Love
Tracy White, Jerod Mayo, Rob Ninkovich, Gary Guyton, Jermaine Cunningham, Brandon Spikes, Dane Fletcher
Devin McCourty, Ras-I Dowling, Leigh Bodden, Kyle Arrington
Patrick Chung, James Ihedigbo, Sergio Brown, James Sanders, Brandon Meriweather
Special Teams (2)
Stephen Gostkowski, Zoltan Mesko
That is 53, please feel free to comment and kill me. I will post again next week and I am sure, those names will change.