Wes Welker, Brandon Lloyd and Danny Woodhead are no longer with the team. Rob Gronkowski is facing an uncertain future and Aaron Hernandez is off the team and in jail. So the Patriots' offense could be without any downfield playmakers in 2013.
Tom Brady will be 36 when the 2013 season begins and what might be scary for the rest of the NFL -- Brady says he has never been more confident in his throwing. And he thanks former major league pitcher Tom House for that confidence.
As CBS Sports' Jason La Canfora reports, the Patriots have signed receiver Michael Jenkins, where it's assumed he'll be New England's No. 2 receiver -- or at least have a chance to battle for the spot.