The New England Patriots conducted rookie minicamp over a week ago at Gillette Stadium in Foxboro, Mass. Here are some of the pictures from camp, enlarged so you can see the players behind the masks. Become an insider to enjoy large photos in the gallery as well as the premium content from around the NFL.
May 9, 2005
The New England Patriots held minicamp this weekend in Foxboro. Thirty players were invited to camp to participate in drills, including the team's seven draft picks, and team's signed undrafted free agents. Needing to add depth at certain positions, tryouts were given to undrafted free agents who weren't signed prior to camp. Here's the list of players at camp, comments from the coach, and what the team expects out of those who will return.
May 2, 2005
<p>The 2005 NFL Draft and the 2004-5 offseason have brought significant change to the AFC, in particular, the AFC East. Although the Dolphins may not have done enough to make the playoffs this season, each of the teams in the division have gained ground on the New England Patriots.</p><p>PI's fantasy sports columnist, Joe Levit, takes a look at the draft picks made in the AFC East and the potential for a new leader in the division.</p>
April 28, 2005
<p>The New England Patriots Draft in Review, including which draft choice was the <I>"best pick" </I>and which one could be the <I>"biggest surprise"</I> of the group. Going in to the draft the Patriots had 10 draft picks. Of those picks, they chose, Logan Mankins, Ellis Hobbs, Nick Kaczur, James Sanders, Ryan Claridge, Matt Cassel and Andrew Stokes.</p>
April 27, 2005