Morning links: Kyle Van Noy, Eric Rowe revive careers with Patriots; Gobert, Hayward all-star reserves?

Former BYU linebacker Kyle Van Noy was the focus of a piece by SB Nation’s Christian D’Andrea who looked at players who have revived their careers with the New England Patriots.

After talking about how Van Noy ended up in New England, and his huge defensive play against the Steelers in the AFC Championship game, D’Andrea wrote, “Van Noy had the finest season of his three-year career after being shipped out of Detroit, totaling 52 tackles and a sack over 14 games. The 2014 second-round pick is just the latest example of a low-risk acquisition making his mark for the Patriots.”

D’Andrea also mentioned former Ute Eric Rowe in the article, saying, ” Cornerback Eric Rowe, obtained from the Eagles for a 2018 fourth-round pick, made big plays as well. The 2015 second-round selection stepped in front of an underthrown Ben Roethlisberger bomb to effectively shut the door on Pittsburgh’s slim comeback chances.”

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