Prototypical Patriots: Foreman's size, athleticism ideal for 'big back' role

The Patriots may have their "big back" for 2017 and beyond by Monday if the Bills decide not to match the offer sheet Mike Gillislee received from New England. Maybe Bill Belichick and Nick Caserio feel as though Rex Burkhead can handle that role. Who knows? Maybe they end up bringing back LeGarrette Blount and use him as their between-the-tackles hammer.  PHIL PERRY'S PROTOTYPICAL PATRIOTS DRAFT PREVIEW DEFENSIVE ENDS: Basham's power, effort would fit on the edge DEFENSIVE TACKLES: Look to the SEC CORNERS: Griffin's athleticism makes him intriguing SAFETIES: Sure tacklers from Florida, Michigan look like fits LINEBACKERS: McMillan, Anzalone make sense SLOT CORNER: King's agility, toughness,

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