New Patriots CB Bradley Fletcher: Hitting the Reset Button

Bradley Fletcher, the newest member of the New England Patriots, arrives after a rough 2014 season with the Philadelphia Eagles. However, after losing Darrelle Revis and Brandon Browner the Patriots saw enough to offer Fletcher a one-year contract with a maximum value of $2.5M. According to Pro Football Focus (PFF), no cornerback surrendered more yards in…

NFL Draft Profile: Florida State CB P.J. Williams

2015 NFL Draft cornerback prospects are jockeying for position and fending off challenges in the race to be taken in the first round. Trae Waynes, Kevin Johnson and Combine superstar Byron Jones have already gone under Dave Archibald’s microscope. Florida State CB P.J. Williams is his latest subject. Florida State has been a cornerback factory…

Depth Off The Edge: Patriots DE‒OLB Jabaal Sheard

As the New England Patriots adapt to life without cornerback Darrelle Revis, the team landed its first significant addition of the offseason by signing free agent edge rusher Jabaal Sheard. In an attempt to bolster their perimeter pass rush options out of multiple fronts, the Patriots inked the soon-to-be 26-year-old outside linebacker / defensive end to…

NFL Draft Profile: William & Mary WR Tre McBride

The 2015 NFL Draft is loaded with talented wide receivers: Kevin White burned up the Combine, DeVante Parker shines on film, and Devin Smith won a National Championship. Mark Schofield goes off the beaten path to introduce William & Mary WR Tre McBride. Profile For three seasons Tre McBride has been a crucial presence in William & Mary’s offense. The wide receiver…

NFL Draft Profile: Connecticut CB Byron Jones

With the NFL Scouting Combine now in the books, teams now have a battery of information after watching the nation’s best draft-eligible college players run the gamut of tests, exercises, and drills. Among hundreds of athletes, Connecticut CB Byron Jones gained wide-eyed notice with a standout performance. Dave Archibald profiles the talented Husky defensive back.…

Super Bowl XLIX Recap: Stopping the Read Option

The New England Patriots added another Vince Lombardi Trophy to their collection, thanks to Tom Brady’s near-perfect fourth quarter and Malcolm Butler’s improbable interception. In a game often decided by mere inches, less heralded plays can be just as important. In Super Bowl XLIX, stopping the read option proved crucial in the Patriots’ victory over…