Jeff Howe On Toucher & Rich: How Can Patriots Fix The Secondary?There are a lot of questions surrounding the Patriots defense following a poor performance against the Seahawks on Sunday, but the primary concern centers around their secondary.
Howe: Don't See How Trading Collins Makes Patriots Better In Long RunThe Boston Herald's Jeff Howe joined Toucher & Rich on Tuesday to break down the Patriots surprising trade of linebacker Jamie Collins.
Howe: Temper Expectations For Dion Lewis Upon Eventual Return To Patriots"I think you've got to be reserved with your expectations for Lewis this season. I believed that before we even found out about the second surgery, just because a torn ACL in November is really difficult -- unless you're Adrian Peterson -- to come back from and be successful the following season."
Jeff Howe On Toucher & Rich: Logan Ryan Hasn't Been As Bad As You ThinkHowe tells Toucher & Rich that the Patriots corner has not been as bad as the numbers suggest.
Howe: Gronkowski Situation Leaves Itself Open To SpeculationThe fact that nobody knows what's going on with Rob Gronkowski makes the whole situation a bit curious.
Will Patriots' Playbook Change Under Jimmy Garoppolo?The preseason is over, and now the Patriots enter the great unknown.
Howe: Brandon Browner Punched Darrelle Revis In The Face During Patriots' 2014 SeasonIt was not all sunshine and rainbows for the pair of talented corners, as Browner's physicality once spilled over on the practice field.
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."