Matt Patricia, who left the Patriots to become the head coach of the Detroit Lions in 2018, is returning to New England to help in a variety of roles in 2021, a source confirmed to ESPN on Friday.
From franchises that will tear it all down to those that just need a few tweaks, here are the offseason priorities for every team no longer playing.
Stephen A, Max and Joey Galloway debate if the Jets should take Devonta Smith at #2, if this Alabama championship should have an asterisk and if the Eagles made the right move in firing Doug Pederson.
Patriots offensive lineman Joe Thuney is in line for the richest free-agent contract for a guard in NFL history. Here's who else could cash in.
Bill Belichick said Monday he will not "move forward" with the Presidential Medal of Freedom that Donald Trump planned to present to him later this week.
President Donald Trump plans to award New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick the Presidential Medal of Freedom on Thursday.
Reports are that Deshaun Watson might want out of Houston. Arda Ocal talks through the drama. We hear from Texans CEO Cal McNair and GM Nick Caserio, as well as analysis from ESPN NFL Reporter Kimberley A Martin and ESPN NFL Analyst Mina Kimes.
Keyshawn Johnson, Jay Williams, and Zubin Mehenti begin the last hour of the show discussing what to think of Trevor Lawrence going #1 with no questions asked. Todd McShay joins the show to discuss his first mock draft that has Justin Fields falling to 15 to the Patriots. Is there a chance that we see something crazy like that? Clinton Yates joins the show to discuss his thoughts on the disturbing scenes from the Nations Captiol last night.
Which QB needs to show out this weekend? Which team should sign Cam Newton? Our insiders make their picks.
New England Patriots director of player personnel Nick Caserio will be hired as the Houston Texans' next general manager, a source told ESPN on Tuesday.
Stephen A Smith drops by to talk Eagles tanking, where Eric Bieniemy should coach, if we should buy into the Knicks hot start, and boxing. Net ratings say there's a better duo than LeBron and Anthony Davis? Max explains why Cam deserves another shot as a starter in the NFL
Cam Newton acknowledged in an interview with sports radio WEEI on Monday that he didn't have the season he had hoped for but said it's "too early to tell" if he'd accept a backup role in the future.
— Cam Newton had three touchdown passes and caught another, and the New England Patriots rallied to beat the New York Jets 28-14 on Sunday.
Newton caught a 19-yard touchdown from Jakobi Meyers to get the Patriots even and add another achievement to a career full of them.
New England Patriots quarterback Cam Newton spoke at length Thursday about his rough year and said he wishes he had "more time to dissect what I was actually getting in to."
Laura Rutledge, Ryan Clark, Dan Orlovsky, & Marcus Spears discuss the entire playoff picture and scenarios. Also, what the Patriots' future looks like after missing the playoffs for the first time since 2008.
A Florida prosecutor has asked a judge to preserve video that allegedly shows Patriots owner Robert Kraft paying for massage parlor sex, citing a pending civil case in which the videos could be used as evidence.
Domonique Foxworth, Ryan Clark, and Kimberly Martin debate if Mahomes has surpassed Aaron Rodgers yet, if the Bucs season is a failure if they don't reach Super Bowl, and much more!
Jordan Cornette and Shae Cornette begin hour two of the show wondering what will happen with the Patriots and Cam Newton moving forward. After a bad showing this year, could the Patriots end up back with Jimmy G? Ryan Clark joins the show to discuss what to make of the Steelers decision to sit Big Ben. Also, would you bring back Doug P to coach the Eagles?
Jordan and Shae Cornette begin the show discussing the news coming out of Pittsburg. Big Ben will not play the final week of the season along with a few other starters. is this the right thing to do and could it backfire for the Steelers? Mark Tauscher joins the show to discuss the Packers and if Aaron Rodgers can win the MVP this year.