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State of the Franchise: New England Patriots

Breaking down the New England Patriots roster. Where they stand now, and what they need to do.
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NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS COACHING STAFF

HC: Bill BELICHICK
OC: Vacant
DC: Steve BELICHICK & Jerod MAYO
ST: Cameron ACHORD

NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS OFFENSIVE DEPTH CHART

QB, Mac JONES

  • PFF Grade (2021) – 79.3
  • Contract – Mac Jones signed a 4 year [2021-2024], $15,586,352 contract with the New England Patriots.

RB, Damien HARRIS

  • PFF Grade (2021) – 87.8
  • Contract – Damien Harris signed a 4 year [2019-2022], $3,631,136 contract with the New England Patriots.

LWR, DeVante PARKER

  • PFF Grade (2021) – 72.8
  • Contract – DeVante Parker signed a 4 year [2020-2023], $30,500,000 contract with the Miami Dolphins.

RWR, Kendrick BOURNE

  • PFF Grade (2021) – 75.6
  • Contract – Kendrick Bourne signed a 3 year [2021-2023], $15,000,000 contract with the New England Patriots.

SWR, Jakobi MEYERS

  • PFF Grade (2021) – 74.9
  • Contract – Jakobi Meyers signed a 1 year [2022], $3,986,000 contract with the New England Patriots.

TE, Hunter HENRY

  • PFF Grade (2021) – 73.6
  • Contract – Hunter Henry signed a 3 year [2021-2023], $37,500,000 contract with the New England Patriots.

LT, Isaiah WYNN

  • PFF Grade (2021) – 74.9
  • Contract – Isaiah Wynn signed a 4 year [2019-2022], $11,441,903 contract with the New England Patriots.

LG, Michael ONWENU

  • PFF Grade (2021) – 87.0
  • Contract – Mike Onwenu signed a 4 year [2020-2023], $3,497,476 contract with the New England Patriots.

C, David ANDREWS

  • PFF Grade (2021) – 77.6
  • Contract – David Andrews signed a 4 year [2021-2024], $19,000,000 contract with the New England Patriots.

RG, James FERENTZ

  • PFF Grade (2021) – 48.8
  • Contract – James Ferentz signed a 1 year [2022], $1,075,000 contract with the New England Patriots.

RT, Trent BROWN

  • PFF Grade (2021) – 78.7
  • Contract – Trenton Brown signed a 2 year [2022-2023], $13,000,000 contract with the New England Patriots.

Bench Depth

N. Agholor (LWR), N. Harry (RWR), T. Montgomery (SWR), J. Herron (LT), W. Sherman (LG), J. Ferentz (C), D. Desjarlais (RG), M. Onwenu (RT), J. Smith (TE), B. Hoyer (QB), R. Stevenson (RB)

NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS DEFENSIVE DEPTH CHART

LDE, Deatrich WISE Jr.

  • PFF Grade (2021) – 64.4
  • Contract – Deatrich Wise signed a 4 year [2021-2024], $22,000,000 contract with the New England Patriots.

NT, Davon GODCHAUX

  • PFF Grade (2021) – 64.6
  • Contract – Davon Godchaux signed a 2 year [2021-2022], $15,000,000 contract with the New England Patriots.

RDE, Lawrence GUY

  • PFF Grade (2021) – 62.8
  • Contract – Lawrence Guy signed a 4 year [2021-2024], $11,500,000 contract with the New England Patriots.

WLB, Matt JUDON

  • PFF Grade (2021) – 64.4
  • Contract – Matt Judon signed a 4 year [2021-2024], $54,500,000 contract with the New England Patriots.

MLB, Mack WILSON

  • PFF Grade (2021) – 75.3
  • Contract – Mack Wilson signed a 4 year [2019-2022], $2,828,804 contract with the Cleveland Browns.

SLB, Ja'Whaun BENTLEY

  • PFF Grade (2021) – 68.1
  • Contract – Ja’whaun Bentley signed a 2 year [2022-2023], $6,000,000 contract with the New England Patriots.

LCB, Malcolm BUTLER

  • PFF Grade (2020) – 71.6
  • Contract – Malcolm Butler signed a 2 year [2022-2023], $5,000,000 contract with the New England Patriots.

SS, Adrian PHILLIPS

  • PFF Grade (2021) – 80.5
  • Contract – Adrian Phillips signed a 3 year [2022-2024], $12,750,000 contract with the New England Patriots.

FS, Devin MCCOURTY

  • PFF Grade (2021) – 76.0
  • Contract – Devin McCourty signed a 1 year [2022], $9,000,000 contract with the New England Patriots.

RCB, Jalen MILLS

  • PFF Grade (2021) – 67.5
  • Contract – Jalen Mills signed a 4 year [2021-2024], $24,000,000 contract with the New England Patriots.

SCB, Jonathan JONES

  • PFF Grade (2021) – 50.7
  • Contract – Jonathan Jones signed a 3 year [2020-2022], $21,000,000 contract with the New England Patriots.

Bench Depth

H. Anderson (LDE), C. Barmore (NT), D. Ekuale (RDE), J. Uche (WLB), A. Jennings (MLB), R. McMillan (SLB), T. Mitchell (LCB), K. Dugger (SS), J. Peppers (FS), J. Williams (RCB), M. Bryant (SCB)

Team Needs

OFFENSE

Average PFF Grade: 75.5

Starters with contracts expiring after 2022: J. Meyers (WR), I. Wynn (LT), J. Ferentz (RG), D. Harris (RB)

Below average PFF grades: D. Parker (72.8), J. Ferentz (48.8), H. Henry (73.6)

DEFENSE

Average PFF Grade: 67.8

Starters with contracts expiring after 2022: D. Godchaux (NT), M. Wilson (MLB), D. McCourty (FS), J. Jones (SCB)

Below average PFF grades: D. Wise Jr. (64.4), D. Godchaux (64.6), L. Guy (62.8), M. Judon (64.4), J. Bentley (68.1), J. Mills (67.5), J. Jones (50.7)

2022 Draft Picks

Round 1: No. 21 overall
Round 2: No. 54
Round 3: No. 85
Round 4: No. 127
Round 5: No. 170 (from Buccaneers)
Round 6: Nos. 200, 210 (from Rams)

Cap Space 2022

Dream Plan

Low PFFs: RG (48.8), SCB (50.7), RDE (62.8), LDE (64.4)

Expiring contracts: SWR (74.9), LT (74.9), RG (48.8), RB (87.8)

2022 NFL Draft Top Prospects: DEFENSIVE PLAYERSWRS, OL, TES, QBS, RBS

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