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


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


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


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


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

Identifying six Patriots breakout candidates for the 2021 season


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


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


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


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


New England has some core players up for new contracts.

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


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

Previewing the Jets’ opposition: New England Patriots


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...