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New England Patriots
The most pessimistic Patriots fans will likely still be grousing about the latest playoff loss (or talking about trading Tom Brady) when the team is suiting up for their first official game in September 2013. But if you’re among the more optimistic members of Patriots Nation (those who have no interest in trading Brady), there are plenty of reasons to excited for next season.
Typically teams have to wait for the NFL draft or at least free agency to look forward to seeing new faces on the field, but New England has multiple players who could play a major role in the Patriots’ future already signed to contracts.
Among these “redshirt” players are running back/track star Jeff Demps, guard/tackle Marcus Zusevics, defensive end/linebacker Jason Vega, tight end Jake Ballard and defensive tackle Armond Armstead. Add in linebacker Dane Fletcher, who got injured just minutes into the Patriots’ preseason opener, and the Patriots have six players that didn’t take a single snap during the 2012 ...
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Here are the facts New England Patriots fans need to take some time to think about with regards to Tom Brady. Brady has two years left on his five-year contract extension from 2010, and is due $43,600,000 dollars over the next two seasons. This is partly because he restructured his contact for 2012 to save the Pats some money. It’s always painful to talk about when the Pats will...
New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady has been chosen as the Sporting News' All-Pro team's QB for 2012, a panel of 27 NFL coaches and team executives voted. From the Sporting News: " Quarterback: Tom Brady, Patriots Brady wasn't as efficient or prolific as he was in 2011, but you wouldn't know it with his 4,827 passing yards and 38 total touchdowns...
Paul Kenyon of the Providence Journal writes that “there are signs the normal downhill trend has begun” in regards to the play from Patriots QB Tom Brady.
Kenyon points out that although Brady’s completion percentage was a respectable 63 percent this season, it was his lowest percentage since the 2006 season. Kenyon adds that the percentage of his passes that went for...
Here’s a voicemail Patriots fans want to make sure they hold on to.
As a gesture of appreciation, the Pats have sent a prerecorded voice message of Tom Brady expressing his gratitude to all season-ticket holders and club members, ESPN.com’s Mike Reiss reports.
It is common practice for teams to reward loyal fans for their support with special postseason gifts, but Reiss says...
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It’s no secret that Patriots coach Bill Belichick is a giant fan of Ed Reed.
From Belichick musing with Tom Brady about Reed’s defensive skills in A Football Life to the lovefest that Reed gets every time Belichick is asked about him before a Ravens game, it’s obvious that Reed is among the players Belichick most admires, if he’s not the favorite.
Now, there’s a chance...
In what seems to be a growing trend among sports teams, the New England Patriots are making their stadium more "technology friendly". The Patriots have called upon Cellular Specialties, a wireless network company which already serves as the a wireless infrastructure provider for the Pats, to install a 4G LTE network at Gillette Stadium. The new 4G Network will provide...
The New England Patriots came into this season with the pundits praising their wide receivers. However, as many of you know, through injuries and underperformance, the Patriots wide receivers became a hotbed for criticism and the need for improvement was apparent. Right now, the Patriots have three wide receivers going who are unrestricted free agents:
Recently, the New England Patriots's offensive line was found to be the second best in the NFL. Not bad for one that was highly questioned going into the season. Well, if you've got a prized asset to block for, with the promise of Ugg Boots if you do well, how couldn't you be awesome?
However, there are two members of this unit who could become free agents this year...
Over the last decade, Patriots owner Robert Kraft has turned his New England franchise into one of the most valuable sports commodities in the world. The sixth-most valuable, to be exact.
In this year’s ranking of the world’s most valuable sports teams, released by Forbes on Monday, the Pats come in valued at an estimated $1.4 billion, tying the Los Angeles Dodgers for sixth...
In a profootballfocus.com article the top offensive lines were ranked, and the Patriot's big boys were up near the top.
The line was kind of a revolving door because there were people in and out of the lineup every week it seemed. This is a really great honor for this football team because it shows how prepared role players are. The offensive line is the heart and soul of...
Who wants to see Tom Brady in an Arizona Cardinals uniform?
Well, he pulls it off. Just like he does most things. And one writer from a Massachusetts paper says it would benefit the New England Patriots if he was actually in one next season. Yes, seriously.
Now, before you call him crazy, let's look at his arguments, and then give reasonable responses that prove his...
What’s the most humiliating product a football player could possibly endorse?
Yet the adult diaper found a way to cross into the mainstream (no pun intended) in a new commercial featuring Pro Bowlers Clay Matthews, DeMarcus Ware and Wes Welker.
ANNOUNCER GUY: Now I know you don’t need them, but would you try these on for charity and prove how great the fit...