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The Patriots added some legitimate depth to the tight end position by adding free agent Daniel Fells. New England's offense took a major hit in Super Bowl XLVI when Rob Gronkowski was limited with an ankle injury, and the Patriots slowed down midway through the 2011 season when Aaron Hernandez hurt his knee. Now, with Fells onboard, they've got a much more stable backup plan. Fells has agreed to sign a three-year contract worth $5.25 million, according to a source. The deal could be worth as much as $7 million due to escalators, and Fells received $2 million in guaranteed...

Vote: After Signing Brandon Lloyd, Should Patriots Release Chad Ochocinco?

The New England Patriots made a splash in free agency by inking wide receiver Brandon Lloyd to a three-year contract. And the addition of Lloyd only strengthens the Patriots already potent passing attack. New England tried to make a similar splash last year when they brought in veteran receiver Chad Ochocinco. That particular move did not go as planned. Ochocinco had just 15 catches...

Report: Patriots Expected to Sign Tight End Daniel Fells

The Patriots already have some pretty good depth at tight end with Rob Gronkowski and Aaron Hernandez providing them with a dynamic duo at the position. However, it looks like they're about to bolster their depth at that position. The Boston Herald reports that free-agent tight end Daniel Fells will visit the Patriots on Monday, and he's expected to sign a contract to join...

Logan Mankins played with a torn ACL in the Super Bowl

If Patriots fans are looking for an excuse as to why the Giants’ pass rush was able to dominate New England’s offensive line in the fourth quarter of the Super Bowl, Logan Mankins has provided them with a decent one. Before you rip me apart for being a Giants hater, I’m not saying it is an excuse and the Patriots would have won otherwise, but it certainly didn’t help. According...

Patriots Sign TE Fells

The New England Patriots started the work week by dipping back into the free agent market, this time for a tight end.  Former Denver Broncos TE Daniel Fells has reportedly agreed to a deal to come to New England. Fells, who is 28 years old, 6 foot 4, 272 pounds played his college ball at UC-Davis and went undrafted in 2006.  He signed as a rookie free agent with Atlanta in 2006...

Report: Logan Mankins played in the Super Bowl with a torn ACL

According to Mike Reiss of, New England Patriots guard Logan Mankins ended up undergoing surgery to repair a torn ACL after Super Bowl XLVI. Mankins will likely not be ready for mini camp and training camp.  That’s why the Patriots ended up signing free agent guard Robert Gallery on Monday. Mankins injured his knee against the Miami Dolphins on December 24th and...

Patriots Creating An Army Of Little People?

The Patriots are collecting undersized wide receivers to the extent that quarterback Tom Brady might soon be able to claim a "Smurfs" sequel.

Could the Patriots trade up in the 2012 NFL Draft?

Bill Belichick is in a rare spot for the 2012 draft One of the biggest running jokes of the Bill Belichick era for the New England Patriots is that Bill Belichick does not ever use his draft picks. Basically, the Patriots have two picks in the first round, they will likely take three players in the second round and third round and turn one of those first round picks into a first...

Patriots sign Robert Gallery, Donte Stallworth

According to Michael Lombardi of the NFL Network, the New England Patriots have signed free agent offensive lineman Robert Gallery. Gallery spent last season with the Seattle Seahawks after playing seven years with the Oakland Raiders. The Patriots also signed free agent wide receiver Dante Stallworth to a one-year deal.  He played for the Redskins in 2011. I’m not the surprised...

Patriots Pro Bowl guard Logan Mankins played in Super Bowl with torn ACL

New England Patriots Pro Bowl guard Logan Mankins suffered a late season knee injury which kept him out of the season finale; however, it got even worse. During the Super Bowl Mankins tore his ACL and continued to play. According to NFL sources, Mankins had off-season surgery to repair the knee and hopes not miss any training camp or pre-season time. Mankins, who is the Patriots...
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