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2012 Patriots Defensive Line Preview: Who Lines Up With Vince Wilfork?

As the summer months move along, we are getting closer to the kick off of the 2012-2013 NFL season. The Patriots returned to the Super Bowl for the fifth time in the Belichick era this past season, only to lose a disappointingly once again to the New York Giants. Yes, those same New York Giants […]

Patriots 2011 Defensive Line Preview: Wilfork, Haynesworth

In 2010, injuries decimated the Patriots defensive line. Only Vince Wilfork and Gerard Warren played in all 16 games last season. Eight different defensive lineman cracked the starting lineup for New England, with Landon Cohen, Kyle Love and Brandon Deaderick being called into action because of injuries to the Patriots core starters. See: Our 2011 […]

Patriots Defensive Lineman Brandon Deaderick Suspended

The depth along the defensive line continues to dwindle, as the Patriots have suspended Brandon Deaderick. Deaderick, a 2010 seventh round draft selection, played in 10 games and started four for one of the NFL’s youngest defenses. The reasoning for the suspension remains unknown, and aside from being the victim in a 2009 shooting, Deaderick […]

Patriots 2010 Preview: Defensive Line

It wasn’t too long ago that the Patriots’ defensive line was the most consistent part of the defense, if not the team. But since Richard Seymour could no longer fit the budget, the void he left has been bigger than any of us expected. Lately, the defensive line has been so questionable that some have […]

Seymour Trade Leaves Big Hole and Questions for the Future

First, it was Mike Vrabel, then Rodney Harrison, then Tedy Bruschi, and now Richard Seymour. All four players were longtime Patriots defensive stalwarts, and now find themselves out of New England. Now a member of the Oakland Raiders, Seymour will be missed by Patriots fans all over. Seymour has been selected to five Pro Bowls, […]

BC Defensive Tackle Ron Brace to Join Patriots

While B. J. Raji got most of the press with respect to BC’s defensive line, Brace deserves much of the credit in his own right. He is bigger than Raji at 6’3″ and 330 pounds, giving him a couple inches and 10 or so pounds. He is not quite as athletic as Raji, but is […]