Ty Law knows a thing or two about defense, and when it comes to Patriots rookie Chandler Jones, he's impressed.
Law says that Jones shows an "exceptional motor" out there on the field.
He's very active out there. One second he's tackling the opposing quarterback, the next he's wrapping up a wide receiver from behind.
Can a motor like that one last long?
Robert Kraft’s relationship with NFL commissioner Roger Goodell was no doubt tested by the Deflategate saga, but apparently the Patriots owner is still thought of highly enough to be included in the new committee of five owners who will be among Goodell’s closest advisers.
Kraft, the New York Giants’ John Mara, the Pittsburgh Steelers’ Art Rooney II, the Kansas City Chiefs’ Clark Hunt and the Houston Texans’ Bob McNair will form the committee. Those five are chairmen of the league’s various committees: Media (Kraft), Finance, Stadium, International and the Management Council Executive Committee.
The five had worked closely with Goodell on an informal basis. The NFL has now made their status official.
More here from NBCSports.com’s Pro Football Talk.
Kraft, long one of the most powerful owners in the NFL, has been critical of Goodell’s handling of the Deflategate case, but also stood down as “one of 32” owners and accepted the league’s punishment in the case without appealing.
Here are five Patriots players to watch who could strengthen their cases for roster spots with solid performances Friday against the Panthers.
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