Potential Patriots Preseason Details Leak Before Schedule Release

The New England Patriots will have all eyes on them after their quarterback selection in the 2024 NFL Draft.

Mar 25, 2024; Orlando, FL, USA;  New England Patriots head coach Jarod Mayo talks to media during
Mar 25, 2024; Orlando, FL, USA; New England Patriots head coach Jarod Mayo talks to media during / Nathan Ray Seebeck-USA TODAY Sports

Now that the free agency craze is over, all eyes are now on the 2024 NFL Draft. The New England Patriots still have the most cap space out of any team in the league, but the new regime doesn't seem too interested in shelling out big contracts in the first year of the rebuild.

Instead, they are focused on finding the new franchise quarterback. Whether it is UNC's Drake Maye, LSU's Jayden Daniels, or Michigan's J.J. McCarthy, it's all but guaranteed that the Patriots will have a rookie quarterback at the helm next season.

Patriots News: Potential Preseason Schedule Details Leak

With that, comes plenty of intrigue both locally and nationally. According to ESPN staff writer Mike Reiss, New England will likely host the first two preseason games in 2024 to capitalize on the attention the new quarterback will draw.

"Nothing is finalized, but buzz at the NFL's annual meeting had the Patriots likely hosting the first two games of the preseason, before traveling in the third week. Preseason games can lack sizzle, but if the Patriots select a quarterback at No. 3, it could spark more interest in them because that prospect would likely play a significant amount of the game."

ESPN Staff Writer Mike Reiss

Currently, the frontrunner to be the third overall selection in the 2024 NFL Draft is Drake Maye, (+115) followed by Jayden Daniels. (+130) We will see which one of these young gentlemen will be the Patriots' next quarterback in a few weeks. Head over to FanDuel Sportsbook now to get in on the action and don't forget to claim your sign-up bonus.

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