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New England Patriots director of participant personnel Matt Groh confirmed the franchise has saved in contact with free-agent working abet Dalvin Cook dinner.
“You don’t look guys of this expertise available today of the year,” he told reporters. “… Or no longer it’s miles a particular field.”
Cook dinner addressed his ongoing free agency Monday on The Successfully off Eisen Expose. He told the expose’s host he had yet to win concrete contract offers from the New York Jets or Miami Dolphins
Fox Sports’ Henry McKenna reported last Friday the Dolphins, Jets and Patriots had been all restful within the mix for the four-time Pro Bowler. Many beget puzzled whether or no longer Nyheim Hines’ season-ending damage will encourage the Buffalo Payments to act as smartly.
Cook dinner has eclipsed 1,000 speeding yards in each of the last four seasons, and he averaged a wholesome 4.4 yards per elevate in 2022. The 27-year-frail would be an correct match on the Patriots or correct about every other staff within the league.
Unlike with the failure to land enormous title broad receiver DeAndre Hopkins, New England may perchance no longer be worthy worse off if Cook dinner resists the staff’s overtures.
Rhamondre Stevenson had 1,461 yards from scrimmage (1,040 speeding and 421 receiving) along with six touchdowns in his 2d season.
The 25-year-frail did no longer create the carve in a ballotof the discontinuance 10 working backs performed by ESPN’s Jeremy Fowler but did win honorable mention.
“He is sneaky snappily but no longer explosive,” one AFC scout said to Fowler. “He can speed. Rings a bell in my memory of Natrone Methodology a chunk bit—good, appropriate feet, stable, stable grind-it-out participant that may wear you down.”
Stevenson profiles as a breakout candidate, and despite the incontrovertible fact that he fails to hit the elite tier, he wants to be a actual No. 1 choice in 2023.
However a backfield of Stevenson and Cook dinner completely boasts quite a bit of most likely. Since Cook dinner’s other suitors appear to be dragging their feet a chunk, the Patriots are in as appropriate a location as anybody else to create it happen.