Who Were the New England Patriots Minicamp Stars

June 15, 2016   ·     ·   Jump to comments

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — A friend once told me "minicamp stock is like tracking Greece's fourth-quarter gross domestic product." (Spoiler alert: Greece's GDP has fallen precipitously since 2008). So although several New England Patriots players may have seen an uptick in their stock, let's not go putting anyone in the Hall of Fame yet—in the words of Bill Parcells.
And now, with Patriots head coach Bill Belichick running the show, there's always the chance that a dark horse could earn a roster spot. The hooded one is not opposed to going against the public discourse when deciding who will and won't be with the Patriots.
Minicamp was the first opportunity for those players to prove that they belong.
It's worth remembering, however, that these practices are geared toward the passing game. There is very little contact between the receivers and the defensive backs at the line of scrimmage. The defense is geared less toward confusing the offense with exotic play d...

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