The Patriots have inked rookie defensive end Jake Bequette to a four-year deal, according to multiple reports. Bequette was selected by New England in the third round at 90 overall.
"For me, it's exciting," he had said at rookie mini-camp. "It's been a lifelong dream to play in the NFL, especially for an organization like the Patriots."
The 6-foot-5, 274-pound end started 42 games of 48 played while at Arkansas. He finished his four-year career with 140 tackles and 23.5 sacks, earning All-SEC honors his senior season.
New England used him outside on the left during this week's mini-camp.
Dont'a Hightower remains the last 2012 draft pick left to sign.
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. - Boys just want to have fun.
Andrew Luck certainly didn't have any when he sat out a Thanksgiving night loss with a concussion. He made up for it very nicely Monday night in a 41-10 romp past the inept New York Jets.
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Episode 13 - "The Ex-Pats Podcast"
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Mike Giardi and Dan Koppen look back at a solid Patriots win against a bad team in the Los Angeles Rams. The guys were trying to figure out exactly what L.A.'s gameplan was going in.
The linebacker rotation seems to be more consistent a few weeks after the Jamie Collins trade. How much of an impact will the loss of Rob Gronkowski have on offense? Malcolm Mitchell continues to impress, but 3rd down was a problem.
Finally, we look ahead to Monday night's game against the Baltimore Ravens, who have been playing well and are never intimidated coming into Gillette Stadium.