Jerod Mayo

March 28, 2012 - 10:16 am
WEEI.com will continue to offer daily insight and analysis regarding options that may be available to the Patriots when it comes to the 2012 NFL draft . Here is one is a series of profiles of players who could be on the board when it'€™s time for the Patriots to make a selection. K EENAN ROBINSON...
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DJ Bean
February 26, 2012 - 4:03 pm
INDIANAPOLIS -- Boston College inside linebacker Luke Kuechly was asked 20 questions by reporters Sunday, not counting how to pronounce his name and how tall he was. Four of those questions were about Philadelphia, and how it seemed he was destined to be selected by the Eagles in the first round of...
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February 20, 2012 - 6:41 am
In the new edition of the "It Is What It Is" podcast, WEEI.com's Christopher Price chats with former Patriots linebacker Matt Chatham , who breaks down the New England defense, with a specific look at linebackers Brandon Spikes , Rob Ninkovich and Jerod Mayo . Chatham also gives his thoughts on...
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February 11, 2012 - 2:50 pm
With the 2011 season in the rear-view mirror '€” and the Patriots facing a number of key personnel decisions '€” it seems like a good time to break down the current 53-man roster, taking a look at who might be the most valuable members of the franchise. We arrived at this list by considering a...
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February 09, 2012 - 9:23 am
This postseason, according to official NFL gamebooks, the Patriots had 21 hits and 11 sacks during the 2011 playoffs. When it came to who did the best job getting after the quarterback, we already gave you the regular-season breakdown . Now, here'€™s a look of who did the best job during the 2011...
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January 20, 2012 - 7:44 am
Patriots linebacker Jerod Mayo made his weekly appearance on the Mut & Merloni show Friday, two days before the showdown with the Ravens for the AFC championship. To hear the interview, go to the Mut & Merloni audio on demand page. "There's a sense of urgency here," Mayo said. "We feel like...
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January 19, 2012 - 2:37 pm
FOXBORO -- It'€™s no coincidence that since safety Patrick Chung returned to the starting lineup, the Patriots defense has strung together seven of its most consistent quarters of the season. Chung, who was sidelined for seven games with a foot injury he suffered in a Nov. 6 loss to the Giants ,...
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January 18, 2012 - 3:57 pm
FOXBORO -- The last time the Patriots faced the Ravens in the postseason, the New England defense was a fundamentally rudderless ship. Caught in the throes of transition, New England was trying to take the first few steps beyond the Tedy Bruschi / Rodney Harrison / Richard Seymour / Mike Vrabel era...
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January 18, 2012 - 10:31 am
FOXBORO -- When it comes to managing emotions around this weekend'€™s AFC Championship Game against the Ravens, Patriots linebacker Brandon Spikes knows he needs a little help. '€œWell, that'€™s going to be key,'€ said Spikes, who frequently plays like he'€™s been binging on 5-Hour...
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Mike Petraglia
January 18, 2012 - 10:16 am
FOXBORO -- It was the singular defining moment of one of the more humiliating losses in Patriots playoff history. Ray Rice , off left guard, scoots through a hole, pushed Brandon Meriweather aside and motored 83 yards to a touchdown on the first play from scrimmage. The Ravens would go on to beat...
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