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New England Patriots
FOXBORO, Mass. — The Patriots had a strong rookie class last season, especially on defense, where Chandler Jones, Dont’a Hightower and Alfonzo Dennard all earned starting roles. But Jones was playing on a different level to start the season, racking up six sacks and eight quarterback hits in the first eight weeks of the season.
An ankle injury appeared to slow Jones down as the season progressed, though. In the final eight weeks (in which Jones played six games), the rookie didn’t pick up another sack and only had one quarterback hit. During training camp this year, Jones is trying to better himself as a player and a teammate.
“Just to become a better all-around player,” Jones said on offseason goals. “Just to become a lead defensive end. Just do my job. That’s my No. 1 goal.”
Jones posted an Instagram video during the offseason of him watching film with some of the rookies like Jamie Collins and Michael Buchanan, Jones is trying to do some of the things his teammates did for him la...
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Tim Tebow’s future in the NFL has been questioned since the Denver Broncos drafted him with the 25th overall pick in 2010. But Ben Volin of The Boston Globe believes Tebow’s future with the New England Patriots should not be in doubt. In three of the past four seasons, the Patriots have kept just two quarterbacks on the roster. But this season Volin
New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady is one lucky guy.
His supermodel wife, Gisele Bündchen, posted an intimate black and white photo and this message on Instagram in honor of his 36th birthday.
“Happy birthday my love! Thank you for being the best husband, father and friend. Thank you for being you. I love you so much,” Bündchen wrote.
Aaron Hernandez has taken another hit in his life, as it's being reported that his uncle, Robert Valentine, died at 1 a.m. Saturday morning in a moped accident [below] in Bristol, CT. Valentine was announced dead at the scene from a head injury after striking a curb, and then striking his head after a vehicle was thrown into a private drive.The crash is still under investigation...
“With the 2013 Hall of Fame Game is this weekend, our #FlashbackFriday is from the 2000 Hall of Fame game - Tom Brady’s first ever game in a Patriots uniform."
Aaron Hernandez isn’t releasing official statements, but it appears he is writing letters from jail, and they share plenty of his thoughts.
TMZ released what it says is a Hernandez letter from his jail cell, written back to a fan who wrote Hernandez a letter of encouragement. The fan told TMZ he was in the same jail 15 years ago.
In the letter, Hernandez sounds upbeat, saying he’s...
Photo Credit: Jim Davis, Boston Globe The Patriots cut offensive lineman Nick McDonald and receivers Lavelle Hawkins and Perez Ashford Wednesday. According to a report from Masslive.com’s Nick Underhill, McDonald’s release comes on the heels of a failed physical. The 26-year-old interior lineman out of Grand Valley State joined the Pats in 2011 and was highly regarded for his...
The New England Patriots have released Center and right guard Nick McDonald. But it was not for reasons of under performance, but instead he failed his physical, according to CSNNE,
It has not been confirmed that the failed physical is why McDonald was cut, although multiple media reports say McDonald was released with a "failed physical" designation.
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Even a casual football fan is aware that the usually high powered offense of the New England Patriots has undergone tremendous changes this offseason. How well the Patriots offense performs this season will depend heavily on key players staying injury free and newcomers learning the system and getting their timing correct with Tom Brady...
TMZ got their hands on a letter written in jail by Aaron Hernandez to a fan. In the letter, Hernandez proclaims his innocence and states that he can’t wait to prove “all the haters an da talkers WRONG.” He also asks the fan to keep the letter off of social media, but as we all know, that’s almost impossible these days.Here is the transcript of the letter:Your letter meant...
Will Brinson, NFL writer for CBS Sports, tweeted this photo of Aaron Hernandez, Tim Tebow and Riley Cooper from their halcyon days at Florida, with the caption, “The NFL’s offseason, summed up in one photo.”
The NFL's offseason, summed up in one photo (via @johnbreech): pic.twitter.com/4a7pFD9Ajw
— Will Brinson (@WillBrinson) July 31, 2013
Sadly Brinson’s right on...
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New court records say that an associate of Aaron Hernandez told police the former New England Patriot put guns in a box in his basement after returning from the industrial park where his friend was fatally shot.
An affidavit released by Attleboro District Court says Carlos Ortiz told investigators Hernandez put firearms in the black box after Odin Lloyd's killing. The document...
Carlos Ortiz one of the men who was with Aaron Hernandez on the night Odin Lloyd was murdered told authorities that he saw Hernandez put two guns in a box according to court documents obtained by the Associated Press.
According to the documents Ortiz Hernandez and Ernest Wallace were at Hernandez's residence after the killing when Ortiz handed a small gun to Hernandez. Ortiz...
According to a Boston Herald report, the letter Aaron Hernandez sent out from jail was sold to TMZ for a whopping $18,000.
In the NFL, it is always key to stay in the best shape possible. Whether that means working your butt off in the off-season, eating healthy as possible, or in this case, participating in MMA style fighting. That was exactly the case for Danny Amendola, who in the off-season, worked with Chuck Liddell and Randy Couture to stay in shape. According to the Boston Herald: