Breaking down Patriots upcoming free-agent class: Who will stay and who will go?

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The team-building process never stops. That's why, even with the Patriots on the cusp of the postseason, it never hurts to think about what the roster is going to look like in 2018. New England has several players poised to become unrestricted free agents. How will the next few months play out for each one of them? Here's our breakdown: