Tag thoughts for Pats 

February, 18, 2013
2/18/13
7:31
AM ET
As the offseason has proceeded for the New England Patriots, the discussion concerning their 2013 season has revolved around which of their impending free agents would be retained (via a new contract or franchise tag) and which would be left to explore other options in free agency. According to Ron Borges of the Boston Herald, we can rule one of them out for the tag already.