There's a level of football intelligence needed to succeed in New England, and Bill Belichick is always on the lookout for players who he thinks can get with the program.
The Patriots didn't draft a cornerback until the seventh round, but Tom E. Curran says the hole is in the eye of the beholder.
8m"I don't think you can expect him to play all 16 [games]." - Gary Tanguay
8mThe Patriots pick up second-year safety Don Jones off waivers on Monday.
8mThe Oakland Raiders sign former New England Patriots cornerback Ras-I Dowling to their practice squad.
8mI told you Ryan Mallett would get cut, and I was right. I also told you Rajon Rondo will be traded . . . and I'll be right again.
8mThe Dolphins know they face a giant Week 1 challenge in Tom Brady, and have been preparing for it since spring.
8mFormer Patriot Wes Welker celebrated Labor Day by practicing with the Broncos for the first time since sustaining a concussion on Aug. 23.
8mWill Rob Ninkovich be serving as long-snapper on Sunday? If the team doesn't sign a specialist to its 53-man roster, he'll have to.