Breaking Down New England Patriots’ Defensive Line Depth Chart

August 6, 2015   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Defections in the secondary and PSI readings have defined a tumultuous offseason for the New England Patriots.  However, New England's offseason woes seem a bit overstated, as optimists can point to the small improvements Bill Belichick installed throughout the rest of the roster.  Not having Tom Brady for any stretch obviously changes the roster calculus, but the Pats appear primed to reshape last year's championship roster.
The center of that mission is the defensive line, which looks like the deepest spot on the entire roster.  After years of middling depth and unspectacular pass-rushing numbers, Belichick made the line a focal point of his offseason, with four draft picks and his biggest free-agent signing coming at the position.
Consequently, it's much harder to keep track of everything on the defensive line, and Pats fans might still be wrangling with all the myriad combinations.  Preseason will surely alter the outlook, but for now, here's your comp...

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