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Recent articles by Jim:

Patriots will open three-game preseason slate against Giants at home Aug. 11

The schedule, which also includes games against the Panthers and Raiders, was finalized Thursday. → Read More

Though Joe Judge has never coached quarterbacks, he will work with Mac Jones

In his return to the Patriots as an offensive assistant, Judge spoke about what his duties will entail. → Read More

Patriots trade quarterback Jarrett Stidham to Las Vegas Raiders

The Patriots will also send a seventh-round pick to the Raiders and will receive a sixth-round selection. → Read More

Why receiver Nelson Agholor believes the Patriots could be in for ‘something special’ in 2022

The eight-year veteran is entering the second season of a two-year deal worth $22 million. → Read More

Cornerback Terrance Mitchell can’t wait to get started with Patriots

Mitchell was among the first players the Patriots signed when free agency opened. → Read More

Here’s an early look at the key position battles on the Patriots roster

Running back and cornerback are two positions to keep an eye on — and there will even be a quarterback competition. → Read More

Confident Cole Strange ready to ring in new era after being introduced at Gillette Stadium

The offensive lineman from Chattanooga was thrilled to get the call, a text invite to dinner from Mac Jones, and says his aggressive style of play is a nod to Michael Jordan. → Read More

Resetting the Day 2 draft board for the pick-laden Patriots: Could a receiver be in play?

There is still a flanker or 10 out there the Patriots can pluck with their 10 remaining selections – including three during Friday's second and third rounds. → Read More

Bill Belichick believed Cole Strange ‘wouldn’t have lasted’ on the board, and that’s why the Patriots took the guard at No. 29

At the scouting combine, the Chattanooga offensive lineman said he relishes his role getting into it with opponents. → Read More

In an unpredictable NFL Draft, we’ll take a shot at predicting the Patriots’ selections

As things stand, the Patriots have nine picks in the seven rounds — and some conspicuous needs. → Read More

15 things the Patriots should do in the draft, in the eyes of our NFL writers

The Patriots are notoriously unpredictable, and this draft is particularly tough to gauge, but our writers can provide some general advice for them. → Read More

Who are the top prospects in the 2022 NFL Draft? Here are position-by-position scouting reports.

Here's an easy index running through the players who will most likely hear their names called this weekend. → Read More

After airing it out at Western Kentucky, quarterback Bailey Zappe hopes to land in NFL

Zappe set FBS marks for passing yardage and touchdowns in the Hilltoppers' Air Raid attack. → Read More

Patriots add a draft pick in trade with Texans, getting a sixth- and seventh-rounder for a fifth

New England now has nine selections in the draft, which begins Thursday. → Read More

Colorado State’s Trey McBride looks like the prize among tight ends in NFL Draft

The Patriots have depth at tight end, but they could be seeing a lot of McBride in division games, as the Jets and Bills seem interested. → Read More

Former Patriots linebacker Clayton Weishuhn dies at 62 in single-vehicle accident

Weishuhn was a selected by the Patriots in the third round of the 1982 draft and recorded a franchise-record 229 tackles in 1983. → Read More

If Patriots target a receiver in draft, Alabama’s John Metchie has a lot going for him

Metchie was teammates with Mac Jones in college and would welcome a reunion. "We have a lot of chemistry," he said. → Read More

When Bill Belichick and Nick Saban get together at Alabama’s Pro Day, it’s about more than football

The pair’s connection stretches back to 1982, when Saban was coaching with Belichick’s father, Steve, at the Naval Academy. → Read More

Robert Kraft on the Patriots’ prospects for 2022: ‘This will be a good year’

The Patriots owner addressed a number of topics over breakfast, saying he expects his team to be title contenders this year. → Read More

Bill Belichick declines to address Malcolm Butler’s Super Bowl benching, calling it ‘old news’

The Patriots coach met with reporters at the NFL meetings and answered questions on a variety of topics. → Read More