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OVER/UNDER: 12 sacks (Regular Season)
Prediction- Over (14 sacks): I'm pegging Chandler Jones for 12 sacks this year. Last season, he was an immediate starter and in Game 1 had a strip-sack which was recovered for a touchdown by fellow rookie Dont'a Hightower. He had another forced fumble a week later and in the early-mid season he was a leading candidate for defensive rookie of the year.
Despite playing in 14 total games, much of the second-half of Chandler's season was spent dealing with a nagging ankle injury, causing a noticeable drop-off in his performance. But when he was healthy, he was a monster, disrupting the quarterback and being generally unblockable by those opposite him.
He finished 2012 with 6 sacks, including 3 first fumbles, but I see this year as the one where he goes above and beyond that mark and establishes himself as one of the league's premier young pass rushers. Jones will undoubtedly be an important piece of this year's defensive uni...
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The reports are coming in regarding how Tim Tebow performed in his first training camp practice with the New England Patriots and the reviews are not good.
It’s not smart to make judgments after just one day of training camp, but the Boston Herald’s Jeff Howe did notice a few things on Friday that should be intriguing to Patriots fans.
Defensive end Chandler Jones, who slumped after a stellar start last season as a rookie, made a number of fine defensive plays while an under-the-radar receiver, Kamar Aiken, stood out among Tom Brady‘s...
In the midst of Aaron Hernandez’s murder allegations the New England Patriots are still starting training camp this weekend.
Defensive tackle Vince Wilfork says it’s hard to focus on football with something so real going on as well.
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A.B. According to Gator Sports, The University of Florida removed a plaque dedicated to Aaron Hernandez’s 2009 All American season. The university said in a statement that “[They] didn’t feel it was appropriate to celebrate Aaron Hernandez.” This isn’t the first time an organization has taken action to distance themselves from the accused murdered, Hernandez, and it probably...
FOXBORO, Mass. — The Patriots understand they play a game for a living. That’s probably why they stressed the distraction they have faced this offseason is a real-life situation.
That distraction is, of course, the murder investigation regarding Aaron Hernandez. Tom Brady referred to the arrest as a “real-life situation” once, while Vince Wilfork said the phrase six times...
With former Gators tight end Aaron Hernandez facing murder charges in Massachusetts, University of Florida officials have been in the process of removing any trace of his legacy at the school.
On Thursday, a picture of his All-American brick being removed began making the rounds.
Aaron Hernandez All-American brick coming down. pic.twitter.comgCflaDAXjS Ted Spiker (@ProfSpiker) July...
Since Tim Tebow came into the NFL, he's been an attraction, like a circus sideshow. ESPN, rightly so, gets most of the blame for hyping Tebow. He hasn't started a regular season game in over a season, but yet everywhere he walks on a field, there are cameras following his every move as if he is actually the royal baby.Alas, ESPN isn't the only guilty party.While watching...
While the casual fans are wondering what players like Tom Brady and Vince Wilfork think about the Aaron Hernandez situation, the diehards are asking questions like, “what role will Jamie Collins play in training camp?” and “which two tight ends will emerge in Rob Gronkowski‘s absence?”
That first question bears discussing. Collins served two roles at Southern Miss, which...
Patriots season ticket holders recently got their 2013 ticket books for the upcoming season, and would you look at who is on the very first ticket in the bunch? Yup, Aaron Hernandez.
That’s the former Patriots tight end located directly in the center of the tickets to the Patriots’ open minicamp event at Gillette Stadium. Maybe the Patriots printed the tickets prior to the murder...
Yesterday we heard from the Patriots head coach Bill Belichick on the Aaron Hernandez situation. It was the first time someone from the team, other than owner Robert Kraft, had spoken on the topic.
Today, the Patriots team captains are speaking. Tom Brady, Vince Wilfork and Devin McCourty all spoke to the media today. The only topic was Hernandez.
The captains echoed much of what...
BY NICK ST. DENISFour of Tom Brady's top-five receivers from last season are off the current roster, and the one who is still around -- Rob Gronkowski -- likely won't be catching passes until the beginning of the regular season.But if there's one quarterback who can adapt to a change of that magnitude, it's Brady."There’s quite a bit of turnover, like we all...
Former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez is due to
make another court appearance in the murder case against him.
And so it begins..
(via Patriots Training Camp - Friday, July 26, 2013)
GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- The Florida Gators are no longer celebrating Aaron Hernandez.
The University Athletic Association, which funds the school's athletic programs, has removed all references to Hernandez in and around the football stadium. The latest and most public one came Thursday when construction workers pulled up a granite plaque commemorating Hernandez as a first team...
New England coach addressed the media about the Aaron Hernandez issue