Despite the loss of Aqib Talib, the Patriots secondary is their most improved unit going into the 2014 season. With Talib healthy last season, the Patriots secondary, overall, was a strong unit. As evidenced in their the AFC Championship Game loss to Denver, Talib’s injury forced everyone to slide “up” a slot, and in turn, weakened the unit greatly.
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When it was first reported that Aqib Talib would be leaving the Patriots to join Peyton Manning in Denver, few thought that the loss of Talib would actually lead to an upgrade at the position. The additions of the league’s best man-to-man corner, Darrelle Revis, and a 6’4″ physical freak in Brandon Browner should give the Patriots a top five secondary in the NFL. Continue reading Patriots 2014 Defensive Backs Preview: Revis, Browner, McCourty, Dennard »
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