With the unusual problem of having too much depth at a position, the Patriots are contemplating what to do about the abundance of talent at the tight end position. With Daniel Graham and Ben Watson almost locks to make the final roster, veterans Christian Fauria and Jed Weaver are just looking to prove why they belong. Add to the mix youngster Joel Jacobs and the concern becomes more about who stays and who goes.
August 24, 2005
PI takes a look at the roster and breaks down each player on a unit-by-unit basis. The tight end position is expected to be a position of strength in 2005 with the return of a healthy Ben Watson to the lineup. Christian Fauria and Dan Graham will see significant playing time while Jed Weaver is taking advantage of the extra feedback given to him by position coach Pete Mangurian.
August 12, 2005
<P>The Patriots have a number of players overseas working on accumulating game experience to see if they can take that next stepin the NFL. While some of these players have seen time in the league, most haven't been able to stick to a team roster. One name Patriots fans will recognize, Michael Jennings, is now with a different team but having an impact. See what's going on in NFL Europe week One.</P>
April 6, 2005
<P>Player development is a crucial part of any professional sports program.NFL Europe continues to be a cultivation area for players who may want to fine tune their skills, gain valuale playing time, or just revive their career. Some of those players have included a number of well known Patriots such as Adam Vinatieri, Joe Andruzzi and Rohan Davey.</P><P>Doug Farrar of Seahawks.net shares the lowdown on NFL Europe and some of the recent news around the league.</P>
April 2, 2005