Howe: Joe Thuney Looking Like A First-Round Pick For Patriots"I've been saying this since Friday -- he looks like a first-round draft pick. He's been outstanding."
Howe: Jimmy Garoppolo Has The Tools, 'Just In A Bit Of A Slump'The Boston Herald's Jeff Howe joined Toucher & Rich on Tuesday to discuss Jimmy Garoppolo's mini-slump, and what to expect from the Patriots-Saints joint practices at Gillette Stadium.
Howe: 'Edelman Will Be Ready Very, Very Soon' New England receiver Julian Edelman is one of seven Patriots who will begin training camp on the PUP list, but it doesn't look like he'll be there for very long.
Is Jimmy Garoppolo Ready?Is Jimmy Garoppolo ready to take over if Tom Brady has to serve his four-game suspension to start next season? The Boston Herald's Jeff Howe discusses on Toucher & Rich.
Howe: Malcolm Butler 'Ticked Off' About Media Debating Contract Status"This is a storyline from everybody outside. This is not a Malcolm Butler storyline. He's kind of ticked off about the fact that a lot of people are putting a lot of words in his mouth here."
Report: Malcolm Butler's OTA Absence Was Not Contract-RelatedThe Boston Herald's Jeff Howe reported Tuesday that Butler's absence did not have to do with that desire.
Jeff Howe On Danny Amendola's Uncertain Timetable"There's just so much up in the air with the knee and how quickly it can recover, that it's hard to really pinpoint..."
Howe: Patriots' Backup Plans At Quarterback If Brady Suspension Holds UpIn light of Tom Brady's looming suspension, Jeff Howe of The Boston Herald joined Toucher & Rich to discuss what the Patriots might do with the backup quarterback position.
Howe: Patriots, WR Mohamed Sanu Showing 'Mutual Interest' (UPDATE: Sanu Signs With Falcons)Jeff Howe of the 'Boston Herald' joins Toucher & Rich to talk about the mutual interest between the Patriots and WR Mohamed Sanu - and what could prevent a deal from getting done.
Howe: Timing Is Right For Patriots To 'Aggressively Pursue' Jimmy Garoppolo's Trade Value"They need to figure out what his trade value is and whether or not it's beneficial to them to make that move as early as this offseason, before this draft, even if it's for a 2017 draft pick."
Howe: If Patriots Sign Matt Forte, It'd Be A Change In Character For Bill BelichickSinging aging running backs to lucrative deals has not been part of Bill Belichick's plan over the past decade
Howe: Patriots Lost Because O-Line Couldn't Protect Brady, Not Because Game Was In DenverHad the Patriots won either of those final two games of the season, would Sunday's game have been different?