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Patriots News Blitz 1/13: Early looks at the mocks

New England Patriots
14 Jan 2021, 19:34 GMT+10

Paul Perillo

The Patriots offseason is barely underway but that hasn't stopped folks from starting the rebuilding process. That has included looking at both free agency and the draft, where several "experts" have weighed in with their thoughs on how the Patriots should proceed.

The Boston Herald's third step on their rebuilding process looks at how the team can address the wide receiver and tight end situations.

Boston.com looks at some mock drafts that have quarterback Trey Lance and wide receiver Jaylen Waddle projected to the Patriots. The Athletic looks at the mocks and likes the idea of Alabama's Waddle. The Athletic's mock draft is heavy on quarterbacks early. NBC Sports Boston looks at another Alabama receiver, Devonta Smith, and wonders how he would fit in New England. NESN.com looks at Alabama quarterback Mac Jones.

The Providence Journal looks at the bevy of free agents currently on the Patriots roster.

Joe Cardona was named one of three finalists for the NFL's Salute to Service Award.

Boston Sports Journal believes Dave Ziegler staying allowed the Patriots to avert disaster in their personnel department.

Various reports indicate inside linebackers coach Jerod Mayo will be interviewing for the Eagles head coaching job.

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