Revisiting the 'Bubble Watch'

Back in June and July, this space played host to the "Bubble Watch" series, where players on the roster were divided into three categories: locks/near-locks, on the bubble, and long shots.

More than a month later, with the Patriots having trimmed their roster to 52 players Friday evening, here is a recap of how the "Bubble Watch" shook out. Players underlined are those who made the 53-man roster: