In a column now posted on ESPNBoston.com, Mike Reiss tees up the NFL combine from a Patriots perspective. Here's an excerpt:
On Thursday, media members will interview offensive linemen, tight ends and specialists. The offensive-line class is considered deep this year, and if starting right tackle Sebastian Vollmer departs in free agency, it could be an area the Patriots look toward in the draft (perhaps Alabama's D.J. Fluker, should he be available late in the first round).
To read Reiss' full NFL combine preview, CLICK HERE.