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New England Patriots
FOXBORO, Mass. – Bill Belichick gave a rare transparent look into the Patriots’ organization on Wednesday during his afternoon press conference.
The head coach was asked if reliability and dependability are as important as potential after talking at length about safety Steve Gregory‘s grasp of the New England defense. Belichick apparently has a quote on that very subject.
“We like to say that dependability is more important than ability,” Belichick said.
That may explain many of the team’s personnel decisions during Belichick’s reign as head coach and general manager. More specifically, it explains Belichick’s decision to draft so many Rutgers players this season, especially as the team is obviously trying to get younger and win at the same time.
Duron Harmon and Logan Ryan, for example, might not have had the highest upside in the third round at safety and cornerback, respectively, but the Patriots knew what they were getting out of the Scarlet Knight defenders because if they coul...
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The New England Patriots head into the upcoming 2013 NFL regular season once again as one of the elite teams with arguably the best Super Bowl odds in the league after finishing on top in the AFC East for the fourth consecutive season and the seventh time in eight seasons. A strong finish to last season—9-1 in their final 10 contests—earned the Patriots a first-round bye in...
FOXBORO, Mass. – James Develin wasn’t gone for long.
The Patriots re-signed the fullback just two days after he was released from the team, according to Nick Underhill of MassLive.com. Develin was with the team throughout training camp and preseason. He was released Tuesday to make room for tight end Matthew Mulligan.
Develin played fullback and tight end with the Patriots this...
Tom Brady has a new commercial for Uggs. NFL AM had an exclusive peek at the commercial below that shows Brady in Uggs going through various stages of his sports life:
Brady catches a lot of heat for rocking the Uggs but the commercial is actually well done. I still won’t be rushing out to get a pair though.
New UGG spot with Tom Brady - “For Gamechangers”
FOXBORO, Mass. — The Patriots answered most of the pressing questions surrounding the organization in training camp. But the summer left more more questions than answers at defensive tackle.
Entering training camp, Armond Armstead was expected to be the third defensive tackle on the team. He was supposed to push Tommy Kelly for a starting role, or in the very least, he would...
Authorities have surveillance footage that shows Aaron Hernandez and two men killed in a drive-by shooting in Boston last summer at the same establishment hours before they died according to multiple law enforcement sources with knowledge of the investigation.
The video one of the sources said is from a Boston nightclub. Prosecutors have not filed charges in the July 2012 double...
The New England Patriots WR Danny Amendola has been under a microscope ever since signed with the team. Comparisons to Wes Welker and concerns over his injury history has the media constantly focused on the biggest offseason acquisition of the Patriots. However, for Amendola it has been the same questions over and over, he knows that the only way he can quiet those inquiries...
Patriots owner Robert Kraft has had an offseason hasn't he? From Aaron Hernandez arrest to Tom Brady's near-injury to Tim Tebow's release ... his franchise has been in the news. Kraft appeared on CBS News' CBS This Morning Tuesday to discuss the recent concussion lawsuit settlement.
And while he was there Charlie Rose also asked the Patriots owner about Tebow'...
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Police have obtained video that shows former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez at a Boston club at the same time as two men who were shot and killed hours later according to a report by the Hartford Courant.
Daniel Abreu 29 and Safiro Furtado 28 were killed in their car in Boston's South End on July 16 2012. Police were searching for a gray SUV with Rhode Island...
Between Russell Wilson, Andrew Luck and Ryan Tannehill, New England's defense last season had its hands full trying to defend rookie quarterbacks.
They don't have to wait very long to see if that experience will pay off.
The Patriots will once again be tested by a first-year signal caller Sunday when Buffalo's EJ Manuel makes his debut in the season opener.
((HT: Hartford Courant/Wilson))
Just thought you hadn't heard enough of the Aaron Hernandez case...
We now have this...
According to the Courant's Jenny Wilson, Hernandez was in the same place as two victims the night they were shot back in July of 2012. Authorities have surveillance video showing Hernandez in the same nightclub as Daniel Abreu and Safiro Furtado...
As Aaron Hernandez remains at the Bristol County House of Corrections awaiting trial for the murder of Odin Lloyd, evidence continues to pile up that may result in him being charged for a separate 2012 double murder. According to the Hartford Courant, investigators have seized surveillance footage that shows Hernandez was with the two victims […]
Things didn’t work out for Tim Tebow and the Patriots, even though team owner Robert Kraft wishes they had.
“I love Tim Tebow and I very much wanted him on the team,” Kraft said during an interview with CBS This Morning on Tuesday.
Kraft, sporting a bright blue blazer, pink tie and patented white cuffs, was very candid during a seven-minute interview on the show Tuesday morning...