But the New England Patriots got a chance to see their rookies in action at the team's rookie minicamp this past weekend. A pair of first round picks, linebacker Dont'a Hightower and defensive end Chandler Jones, were the headliners, and the Patriots are hoping the two can help revamp the New England pass rush.
The Pats will also have an interesting training camp battle at wide receiver this summer.
NESN.com Patriots beat writer Jeff Howe took some time to answer your questions on Twitter — which fans asked using the hashtag #NESNlive — on Monday afternoon. Check out the questions and answers below.