With Damon Harrison gone, Steve McLendon plans to be New York's next nose tackle.
Leonard Williams has been working hard in the offseason on his speed and ability to get to the quarterback, and it's showing during mandatory OTAs.
After being passed over for the Giants defensive coordinator position, no one was sure of Pepper Johnson's status with the Buffalo Bills. On Saturday, it was announced that Johnson would be joining the New York Jets as their defensive line coach.
January 24, 2015
The Patriots welcomed back tight end Rob Gronkowski to the practice field Thursday. Gronk participated on a limited basis. More news and notes from the PFWA pool reporter
February 2, 2012
Two coaches from the Bill Parcells coaching tree have grown into two of the best coaches in the NFL. It's no surprise that they're a lot more similar than many people think.
February 1, 2012
The Patriots may have the worst statistical defense in the league, but that may just have been the fallout from a short offseason. New England's D is improving each week, and could surprise some teams down the line.
October 29, 2011
Every week for the print edition of BSB, staff writer Marcus Hartman digs through our 27-plus-year archive for relevant things going on in the past. Here's some stuff that did not make the cut for the print edition but that we think you'll find interesting.
October 18, 2008