Report: Patriots Won't Franchise Hightower; Linebacker Will Test Free Agent MarketThe Patriots will not be placing the franchise tag on linebacker Dont'a Hightower, according to a report on Tuesday.
Patriots Reportedly Sign Gostkowski To 4-Year DealThe New England Patriots and kicker Stephen Gostkowski have beat the franchise tag deadline, reportedly agreeing on a long-term contract.
Patriots Place Franchise Tag On Stephen Gostkowski The Patriots have applied the franchise tag on kicker Stephen Gostkowski.
Should Patriots Use Franchise Tag On Devin McCourty Or Stephen Gostkowski?The glow of winning the Super Bowl may not yet be fully faded, but in NFL front offices around the league, the 2015 season has begun.
Gresh and Zo: Should The Patriots Have Franchised Talib?Zo thinks the Patriots might have missed the boat by not franchising Talib, Andy Gresh disagrees,
La Canfora On Toucher & Rich: Revis Can Be Had For A Third Round PickWhat could be most appealing to Tampa Bay is a dance partner willing to take Revis' $16 million contract. If that's true, then a third-round pick could get the deal done according to Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports.
Howe On Toucher & Rich: Talib Won't Be Franchised, But Signing Corner A Priority For PatriotsThe Boston Herald's Jeff Howe joins Toucher and Rich to explain why the Patriots won't be franchising Aqib Talib this year.
Wiggy: If Patriots Don't Show Talib The Money Another Team WillAqib Talib has given the Patriots their first cover cornerback since Asante Samuel, and perhaps their best secondary player since Rodney Harrison and Ty Law . . . when healthy.
Felger & Mazz: Should The Patriots Extend Themselves For Aqib Talib?The period to franchise players begins on Monday and the tag for cornerbacks is north of $11 million. Is that the route the Patriots should go?
Breer On Gresh & Zo: Patriots Defense Close To Being EliteDon't let Aqib Talib sign with another team, because this Patriots defense is very close to being elite, according to Albert Breer of the NFL Network.
Zolak: Patriots Should Franchise Aqib TalibThe Patriots offseason began two weeks and one duckboat parade shorter than what fans had hoped for, so now we look forward to the free agency period and which players will be back with the team.
Patriots Choose Not To Use Franchise Tag For First Time Since 2008Monday's 4 p.m. deadline for NFL teams to place the franchise tag on players came and went without the Patriots using the designation on any player.