Aqib 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.
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?
Don’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.
Jeff Green’s occasional scoring outbursts lead fans to believe that he’s capable of doing it on a more regular basis. Danny Ainge addressed the knocks on Jeff Green Thursday morning.
Tony Mazz says the Sox got complacent, whereas Felger argues it’s discipline.
If the Patriots want to get back and win another Super Bowl, they will need some help in the pass rush area on defense according to Jermaine Wiggins. Mazz wants a tone-setting safety.
Nothing against Matthew Mulligan or Michael Hoomanawanui, but in order for the offense to move forward the Patriots need a tight end who can complement Rob Gronkowski.
Abraham believes Lester will sign for below market value with the Red Sox, but he’d still like to set his family up for life with a big deal.
The Patriots need salary cap relief, so Ben Volin of the Boston Globe hypothesizes that the team will ask veteran nose tackle Vince Wilfork to retool his deal.
Danny Ainge said he wants Rondo to be a Celtic long term, but is he worth a max deal?