4. E.J. Biggers
Kneejerk reaction after the signing of Biggers is that he is straddling the roster bubble and a relatively good chance at making the final roster. He isn’t the best cornerback in the world by any stretch of the imagination, but Biggers is a seasoned veteran coming off arguably his best season.
Biggers was on the field for 571 snaps in 2015 for the Philadelphia Eagles, and although he didn’t corral an interception, Biggers recorded 44 tackles and seven passes defended. Offering ability as both a slot corner and a safety as well as on special teams, Biggers is a typical low-cost, low-risk offseason Belichick signing.
Biggers’ lack of experience in the Patriots’ system keeps him from the top three of the cornerback depth chart, but a good showing in the preseason could leapfrog him over…
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