NFL writer Bill Barnwell predicted two areas the Patriots will address in the offseason

Patriots offseason: Adding top wide receiver could be top priority

Morning Sports Update One of the “likely targets” could be acquired in a trade. Mac Jones and the Patriots’ offense during the regular season finale against the Dolphins. AP Photo/Doug Murray

The Bruins lost to the Hurricanes on Tuesday night, 7-1. It was a difficult game for Tuukka Rask, who allowed five goals on 12 shots.

Prior to Tuesday’s game, the Bruins retired Willie O’Ree’s No. 22 jersey:

And tonight at 7:30 p.m., the Celtics host the Hornets at TD Garden.

Bill Barnwell on the Patriots’ offseason: After not making the playoffs a season ago, the Patriots rebounded in a meaningful way in 2021. New England finished 10-7, fighting the Bills for the AFC East in a much more closely contested race than many would’ve thought possible in preseason.

Yet in the end, Buffalo proved that Bill Belichick’s team still has a long way to go to fully close the gap. The Bills dominated the Patriots 47-17 in the AFC wild-card clash.


While Mac Jones played well at times in his rookie season, one NFL expert sees it as a critical offseason priority that New England get its young quarterback some more help.

ESPN writer Bill Barnwell recently shared some thoughts on how the teams that lost in the wild-card round can respond ahead of the 2022 season.

For the Patriots, Barnwell sees a clear need: Adding a…

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