This is the third in a series of position-by-position looks at the Patriots by Tom E. Curran and Phil Perry as we head into the offseason. Today's position: Linebackers
Robert Kraft says he 'just heard loud noise and . . . cheers everywhere around me' when Tom Brady was introduced at Super Bowl 50.
3yMichael Felger's question: "Is there a fundamental shortcoming with the Patriots when it comes to these big games late in the playoffs, or is it a matter of bad luck, law of averages, coincidence, etc.? One or the other: Fundamental flaw -- a fundamental...
3yThe Patriots found a pass rusher hiding in America's hat.
3yPatriots defensive back Derrick Martin had an awful day last Sunday. Not only did New England lose the AFC Championship, but Martin's Colorado home was burglarized.
3yThe latest update on Slide-kickgate? Tom Brady apologized to Ravens safety Ed Reed. Reed says he has nothing but respect for the Patriots quarterback.
3yRob Ninkovich says that the Patriots dynasty is over, and he's pretty much just stating the obvious.
3yBill Belichick has been criticized as arrogant and a poor sport. But if he does his job, why should it matter that he does what he wants?
3yThe Patriots find themselves at home much earlier than they would have liked after a lackluster showing in the AFC Championship Game. Andy Gresh has their grades.