Mary Kay Cabot of The Cleveland Plain Dealer writes that the Browns are not expected to pursue Patriots backup quarterback
Field Yates of ESPNBoston.com ponders whether Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Percy Harvin and the Patriots could be a match. Recent reports suggest that talented wideout is available via trade. "As for what he would bring to the Patriots offense, Harvin certainly represents the type of dynamic wide receiver that every coordinator would want. He has a comparable build to
Christopher Price of WEEI.com gives his free agent snapshot of Oakland's Desmond Bryant. The 6-foot-6, 311 pound defensive lineman will be 27 years old heading into the 2013 season. "His youth, versatility and smarts make him one of the best unheralded possibilities for any team out there looking to improve its front seven, whether you’re talking about run or pass defense," adds Price. Bryant, who is also Harvard-educated, tallied 11.5 sacks over the past three seasons.
Nick Underhill of MassLive.com writes that the Patriots have the 12th hardest schedule in the NFL heading into the 2013 season. "The Carolina Panthers were rewarded with the hardest schedule in the league, while the Denver Broncos have the easiest set of opponents," notes Underhill.