NFL Draft Live Blog: Patriots Improve Defense With Solid Performance in Draft

NFL Draft Live Blog: Patriots Improve Defense With Solid Performance in Draft

7:07 p.m.: Here's a rundown of the Patriots' seven draft picks: No. 21 (Round 1):…

Bobby Petrino’s Scandal Took Toll on Jake Bequette, Family of Arkansas Football Players

Bobby Petrino’s Scandal Took Toll on Jake Bequette, Family of Arkansas Football Players

FOXBORO, Mass. — Jake Bequette might find it more difficult than most to stomach the…

Bill Belichick Shares a Lesson in Value With Individual Picks and Trades in Draft

Bill Belichick Shares a Lesson in Value With Individual Picks and Trades in Draft

FOXBORO, Mass. — Patriots head coach Bill Belichick preaches value in the draft as much…

Patriots Continue to Focus on Defense, Predictable Strategy Paying Off With Playmaking Additions

Patriots Continue to Focus on Defense, Predictable Strategy Paying Off With Playmaking Additions

FOXBORO, Mass. — Bill Belichick's draft room breeds unpredictability, almost to the degree of cruelty….

NFL Draft Live Blog: Patriots Pick Jake Bequette, Tavon Wilson During Second Day

NFL Draft Live Blog: Patriots Pick Jake Bequette, Tavon Wilson During Second Day

11:16 p.m.: That’s it for the third round, and thus, the night. The Patriots opened…

Chandler Jones Brings Infectious Personality to Gillette Stadium

Chandler Jones Brings Infectious Personality to Gillette Stadium

FOXBORO, Mass. — Newly drafted Patriots defensive end Chandler Jones stood at the podium in…

Patriots Use Fourth Pick on Defense by Selecting Jake Bequette in Third Round

Patriots Use Fourth Pick on Defense by Selecting Jake Bequette in Third Round

FOXBORO, Mass. — The Patriots wrapped up the second night of the draft by nabbing…

Dont’a Hightower Recalls Terrifying Memory of Ducking Under Sink During Tuscaloosa Tornado (Video)

Dont’a Hightower Recalls Terrifying Memory of Ducking Under Sink During Tuscaloosa Tornado (Video)

=FOXBORO, Mass. — A year ago Friday, Patriots linebacker Dont'a Hightower endured one of the…

Tavon Wilson Has Worked to Overcome Difficult Childhood, Losing Both Parents By Age of 12

Tavon Wilson Has Worked to Overcome Difficult Childhood, Losing Both Parents By Age of 12

FOXBORO, Mass. — Tavon Wilson, the Patriots' newest defensive back, is cherishing the opportunity to…

Patriots Surprisingly Draft Tavon Wilson, Add Depth to Secondary

Patriots Surprisingly Draft Tavon Wilson, Add Depth to Secondary

FOXBORO, Mass. — This was a change of pace. The Patriots drafted two high-profile defensive…

Patriots Turn Luck Into Draft-Night Fortune, Take Advantage of David DeCastro’s Fall to Boost Defense

Patriots Turn Luck Into Draft-Night Fortune, Take Advantage of David DeCastro’s Fall to Boost Defense

FOXBORO, Mass. — Stanford guard David DeCastro's surprising fall might have been the biggest reason…

Chandler Jones, Dont’a Hightower Help Patriots Address Needs With Immediate Defensive Help (Podcast)

Chandler Jones, Dont’a Hightower Help Patriots Address Needs With Immediate Defensive Help (Podcast)

The Patriots surprised the football world on Thursday night by trading up twice in the…

Patriots Have Options in Second Round, Could Target Janoris Jenkins, Courtney Upshaw Or Trade Down to Add Picks

Patriots Have Options in Second Round, Could Target Janoris Jenkins, Courtney Upshaw Or Trade Down to Add Picks

FOXBORO, Mass. — As a byproduct of making huge improvements and getting aggressive in Thursday's…

NFL Draft Live Blog: Patriots Trade Up Twice, Select Chandler Jones and Dont’a Hightower

NFL Draft Live Blog: Patriots Trade Up Twice, Select Chandler Jones and Dont’a Hightower

11:14 p.m.: That’s it for the first night of the draft, and again, the Patriots…

Bill Belichick, Patriots Get Aggressive to Make Serious Upgrades to Defense in First Round of Draft

Bill Belichick, Patriots Get Aggressive to Make Serious Upgrades to Defense in First Round of Draft

FOXBORO, Mass. — Patriots head coach Bill Belichick rolled up his sleeves and got after…

Dont’a Hightower Joins Jerod Mayo, Brandon Spikes to Form Extremely Talented Group of Linebackers

Dont’a Hightower Joins Jerod Mayo, Brandon Spikes to Form Extremely Talented Group of Linebackers

FOXBORO, Mass. — The Patriots have assembled one of the best groups of young linebackers…

Chandler Jones Supports Jon ‘Bones’ Jones, But Laughs Off Thought of Ever Fighting His Brother

Chandler Jones Supports Jon ‘Bones’ Jones, But Laughs Off Thought of Ever Fighting His Brother

FOXBORO, Mass. — In the coming years, defensive end Chandler Jones will make his living…

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