New England Patriots: The Bests…and the Worst in 2016

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Every team makes its good and bad moves during the offseason. Here we take a look at how the New England Patriots have fared the last few months.

Aug 11, 2016; Foxborough, MA, USA; New England Patriots quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo (10) and center Bryan Stork (66) walk off of the field after a preseason NFL game at Gillette Stadium. The Patriots won 34-22. Mandatory Credit: Brian Fluharty-USA TODAY Sports

We are already in late August and every team in the league has now played a pair of preseason games. Coaches are hoping that all the work done this summer and in these contests will pay off this fall.

Here we are reviewing and previewing all 32 teams, with a look at the top two moves by each club as well as each franchise’s biggest shortcoming this offseason.

We have been going in alphabetical order and you can get caught up right here. We started with the Arizona Cardinals and are now on our 20th team in the always-formidable New England Patriots. In 2015, the then-defending Super Bowl champions reached the AFC title game for the fifth consecutive year but would fall to the Denver Broncos, 20-18.

But what about this offseason in general. What did the team do right and do wrong the last few months?

But what about this offseason in general. What did the team do right and do wrong the last few months? Let’s take a somewhat closer look at the league’s current reigning dynasty.

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