John Simon

New England Patriots #55 - Defensive End

  • Born: 10/14/90
  • Age: 31
  • Height: 6'2"
  • Weight: 260
  • Seasons: 2013

Patriots free agency profile: LB Shilique Calhoun

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Calhoun is an unrestricted free agent this offseason.

Patriots draft profile: Tyler Shelvin can bring back an old school mentality to the New England defense

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Shelvin’s success and value comes in his size and play strength.

Patriots draft profile: Patrick Jones II would give New England a high-ceiling pass rusher

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Jones would immediately bolster the Patriots’ pass rush and edge defense against the run, a weakness that has bothered the team the past few years.

Patriots draft profile: Daviyon Nixon is a game wrecker along the defensive line

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If you needed one word to describe Nixon it would be "athlete."

Identifying six Patriots breakout candidates for the 2021 season

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Who will make a big step this year? There are some options.

Patriots were taking ‘Sub is the new base’ to new heights in 2020

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No other team in football used as many five-plus defensive back looks that New England.

Revisiting the Patriots’ Senior Bowl draft arrivals from 2010 through 2020

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New England drafted an additional four Senior Bowl participants last April.

Patriots offseason preview: New England’s defensive edge a mix of potential and uncertainty

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Let’s take a closer look at the position group.

Josh Uche named Patriots’ breakout candidate for 2021

Uche is coming off a solid rookie season.

Cam Newton, Joe Thuney among 34 Patriots scheduled to enter free agency in March

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New England has some core players up for new contracts.

Patriots vs Jets snap counts: New England uses cornerback rotation in the season finale

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Notes on the Patriots’ snap count numbers from their 28-14 win in Week 17.

Previewing the Jets’ opposition: New England Patriots

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Since their last meeting with the Jets a few months ago, New England improved to 6-6 but then lost their next three to fall out of the postseason mix. With a loss to the Jets, the Patriots’ loss...