Chalk Talk: Defending the wildcat

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Chalk Talk: Defending the wildcat

Tom E. Curran and Jerod Mayo discuss the upcoming game against the Jets. Mayo explains what it takes to defend the wildcat offense.

Jerod Mayo points out that even though the wildcat offense looks confusing, it's really some very basic concepts, couple with what he calls, "smoke and mirrors."

And how about Curran's fashion statement with the sweater?

Report: Patriots sign nine undrafted free agents

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Report: Patriots sign nine undrafted free agents

The Patriots have reportedly added nine undrafted free agents after selecting nine players in the 2016 NFL Draft.

DJ Foster, RB/WR, Arizona State
Shaquille Powell, RB, Duke
De’Runnya Wilson, TE/WR, Miss State
Steven Scheu, TE, Vanderbilt
Woodrow Hamilton, DT, Mississippi State
CJ Johnson, LB, Mississippi State
V’Angelo Bentley, CB, Illinois
Jonathan Jones, CB, Auburn
Cre’Von LeBlanc, CB, Florida Atlantic

Foster is arguably the highest profile player the Patriots signed and was filmed celebrating the moment.

Foster has the versatility the Patriots looks for. He played running back over his first three collegiate seasons before shifting to wide receiver. He finished his career at Arizona State with 666 total touches for 4,813 yards and 32 touchdowns.

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