Patriots

Bedard: What the film says about new Patriots WR Isaiah Ford, DT Isaiah Mack

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The NFL's trade deadline came and went league-wide with a whimper, with not much action. That includes the Patriots, who didn't deal off Stephon Gilmore or Joe Thuney for draft picks.

But in the end, they did make a minor deal — acquiring WR Isaiah Ford from the Dolphins for a conditional sixth-round pick — and were granted NT Isaiah Mack on waivers from the Titans.

What does the tape say about each player? Where will they play for the Patriots? Will they help?