The NFL announced on Tuesday that it has suspended Patriots running back LeGarrette Blount for the 2015 season-opener due to a violation of the league's substance abuse policy.
The Patriots appear as though they will have strength in numbers at the running back position next season.
The NFL dished out its 32 compensatory draft picks for 2015 on Monday, and the Patriots were awarded two additional selections. They received the top overall compensatory pick (No.
Patriots players aren't privy to the negotiations between Darrelle Revis and the team, but that doesn't mean they can't try to keep him around.
Over the next two weeks, Tom E. Curran will break down each position on the Patriots by taking a look back at the 2014 season, and a look ahead at the 2015 season.