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Wednesday, March 7, 2012
Green-Ellis rates highly
By Mike Reiss
In recent weeks, a few different lists of top free agents have been linked here. Time to add one more.
Pat Kirwan, the Sirius XM NFL host who now writes for CBSSports.com, puts together his list of top 30 free agents (not including those with the franchise tag).
There is one Patriot on the list -- running back BenJarvus Green-Ellis, who ranks 21st.
"The 27-year-old running back doesn't have a lot of wear and tear, plus he has 24 rushing touchdowns in the last two years as well as 1,675 yards rushing," Kirwan writes.
Kirwan also notes receiver Robert Meachem (24th) as a free agent who could be a good fit in New England.
"He may be a product of Brees and company, but a tall player with speed is someone a team like the Patriots might like at the right price," Kirwan writes.
To read Kirwan's piece,