Thanks to Tom Brady's new cap-friendly contract, the New England Patriots now have an opportunity to make a splash -- and a big one -- in free agency. KC Joyner offers five top-tier options for the Pats outside of their own roster.
While Tom Brady remains one of the best quarterbacks in the NFL, his advancing age and declining numbers signal an end to his ability to overcome the rest of the roster's weaknesses and, in turn, the end of the Patriots' AFC dominance.
KC Joyner writes that Bill Belichick is a master at game planning for opponents and that the New England Patriots have an advantage to exploit against every AFC playoff team outside the Denver Broncos.
KC Joyner writes that the surging Cincinnati Bengals, on the strength of QB Andy Dalton, WR A.J. Green, an effective ground game and solid defense, will vault past the Pittsburgh Steelers to make the playoffs.
KC Joyner's Week 5 Fantasy Foresight examines some of the biggest topics in fantasy football, including whether to cut bait on Antonio Gates and Ryan Mathews, and which New England running back to pick up.
KC Joyner examines the offenses and defenses expected to improve the most after adding rookies on one side of the ball. The Cleveland Browns offense should improve the most, as should the New England Patriots defense.