Derek Rivers

Derek Rivers Defensive End
Youngstown St., Missouri Valley
6’4″ 248 lbs
2017 NFL Draft
Combine Results:
40 Yard Dash –
4.61 seconds
Bench Press – 30 Reps (225 lbs)
Vertical Jump – 35.0 Inches
Broad Jump – 123.0 Inches
3 Cone Drill – 6.94 Seconds

Patriots Pass Rush Trending Upwards

One of the most significant weaknesses of the 2017 Patriots was their lack of a serious pass rush. Throughout the course of the season, there was not a single game where New England’s defensive line seemed to have an upper hand against an opposing offensive line, with the most obvious example being the Super Bowl. …

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Texans vs Patriots

Patriots Week One Preview: Houston Texans

The Patriots welcome the Texans into Foxboro on Sunday for the 2018 regular season opener. It will be one of the best matchups of the opening weekend as two of the best teams in the AFC clash in their first game of the season. This matchup has been rather lopsided since the Texans entered the …

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Bill Bilichick

Patriots “Draft Pick Problem” Is Overblown

Since cut down day, many in the Boston sports media have been expressing disappointment in the Patriots roster in regards to youth talent. Many believe that Bill Belichick has been unsuccessful during the NFL draft over the past few years, and his mistakes are going to set the team up for failure in the future. …

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