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Running back Eric Kettani will be onsite at Gillette Stadium next week when the Patriots begin their organized offseason workouts, though he is still waiting to hear from the Navy about his appeal. The lieutenant junior grade served two years of active duty before joining the Patriots during their 2011 training camp. He started the year on the practice squad before the Navy recalled him in October due to a time of war. Kettani appealed that decision since the Navy permitted him to join the NFL while keeping his selective reserve status and promoting the Navy, both through positive publicity...

Gronk was 'star-struck' by Brady

The Patriots tight end admitted that he was in awe of Tom Brady while looking across at the QB while in the huddle during his rookie season.

Kevin Faulk wants to come back to Patriots Let me start by...

Kevin Faulk wants to come back to Patriots Let me start by saying the above photo is a fan-made photoshop mock up of a red Pats alternate. I’ve always thought it looked pretty cool. Mary Paoletti of CSNNE reports today that Kevin Faulk is training with a return to the Patriots in mind. Doesn’t mean the Patriots want him back, but he’s now two full years removed from his ACL...

Chad Ochocinco: I’m gonna whoop Tom

Things became very quiet this past year for New England Patriots wide receiver Chad Ochocinco. The normally brash and outspoken player even toned down his act on Twitter, probably trying to fall in line with the Patriot way. But now that the offseason is here, Chad is back to entertaining all of us, his 3.5 million Twitter followers, with his more familiar way of doing things. ...

Wes Welker may end up signing his franchise tender

New England Patriots wide receiver Wes Welker made an appearance on NFL Total Access on the NFL Network (via the Boston Herald) and was asked if he’s unhappy that the franchise tag was placed on him. “It’s a lot of money (laughing) How can you ever be upset about that? It’s more than half of what my last contract was over five years. So one year, $9.5 (million) – it’s...

Patriots, Wes Welker aren’t making any progress

According to Tom Curran of, both the New England Patriots and wide receiver Wes Welker haven’t made any progress towards getting a long-term deal worked out. The Patriots begin their offseason workouts on Monday and since Welker hasn’t signed his franchise tender, he won’t be able to participate. Welker believes he should be paid like a premiere receiver after leading...

Anthony Gonzalez Says Patriots the 'Best Organization on the Planet' (Video)

Anthony Gonzalez is getting settled in as the newest member of the New England Patriots, a group he calls the "best organization on the planet." That's high praise from a wide receiver who played with the Indianapolis Colts -- and Peyton Manning -- for five seasons. He tells's Jeff Howe why he wanted to be a Patriot and what he's expecting now that...

Pass Rushers On Patriots' Radar

The New England Patriots are busy looking to find pass rushers. After losing Mark Anderson and not finding a consistent young threat on their current roster, the team appears focused on building through the Draft.

Wes Welker Has No Financial Incentive to Report for Next Week's Voluntary Workouts

Don't expect wide receiver Wes Welker to show up to the Patriots' first week of organized workouts next week, and it won't be a major issue if he's not there, either. Welker, who hasn't signed his franchise tender, doesn't stand to make any financial gain by reporting for voluntary workouts at Gillette Stadium. It would also hinder his leverage toward reaching...

Debate: Where Do the Patriots Need to Add Depth in April’s Draft? :Derek's Patriots Blog

Debate: Where Do the Patriots Need to Add Depth in April’s Draft? :Derek's Patriots Blog: Good...

Matthew Slater Says His Heart Was Always With Patriots

FOXBORO, Mass. -- Special teams captain Matthew Slater said his heart with always be with the Patriots, which made the contract extension an easy agreement. Slater, a free agent for the first time, signed a three-year deal last month to remain in New England. He didn't discuss whether or not he had conversations with other teams, but he wasn't exactly peering around the corner...

Gronk loses out to Megatron in Madden voting, won’t be on...

Gronk loses out to Megatron in Madden voting, won’t be on cover. I don’t think there’s any Patriots fans that are too upset about this, though Gronk certainly must be disappointed given how hard he campaigned for it. Oh well, the Pats avoid the Madden curse for another season.

Bill Belichick could have told Sean Payton – Roger Goodell is no joke

All he had to do was ask, just inquire and maybe he wouldn’t be in this mess. Sean Payton is a good friend of Bill Belichick. In the 2010 preseason, they had their teams practice for a week together and share a lot of coaching notes. What didn’t get shared were Belichick's “Goodell notes,” and that was a big mistake. In 2007, Bill Belichick was caught on what is...

Rob Gronkowski spikes a Megatron doll for the Madden ’13 cover competition

Patriots fans…I have some good news and some bad news. Good news: Rob Gronkowski appears to be working hard while doing pushups in this video and spiking a Megatron figure in preparation for his upcoming meeting with Calvin Johnson in the chase for the Madden ’13 cover. Bad news: New England fans, how alarming is it that your second best player listens to LMFAO? This has to be a concern.
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