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Armond Armstead This offseason the Patriots have already signed two CFL defensive linemen (Armond Armstead & Jason Vega) and a former CFL coach talks about how they will adapt to the league just south of the CFL. The NFL is a big world full more talented players than the CFL and new Bears coach, and former CFL coach, Marc Trestman explains there are many differences between the CFL and the NFL. Trestman is at the NFL Scouting Combine this week and was asked by an ESPNBoston reporter just how different it is. Trestman stated “There are multiple differences. Generally, the box is still the box and the blitzes you see in the CFL are the similar blitzes you see south of the border, but the field is wider,” Trestman goes on to say “It’s intelligently creative, no doubt about it. It’s a three-down league. The defensive line is a yard off the ball and the field is a mile long and a mile wide. And obviously, we’re playing with 12 players, with multiple in motion, so it’s a different ...

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Sebastian Vollmer went under the knife, had knee surgery

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Patriots cornerback Alfonzo Dennard faces up to six years in prison after being found guilty of assaulting a police officer and resisting arrest, this according to The Journal Star. The verdict stems from charges of the assault of a 22-year-old man last April. Dennard had been found not guilty of assaulting the 22-year-old, but following the past week's trial, Dennard was...

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New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski is not shy. The man is known almost as much for his over the top, hard-partying personality as he is for his skill on the football field. That's probably why the Rich Eisen Podcast wanted him as its Oscars correspondent on the red carpet this Sunday. The big man would have no trouble approaching anyone. Heck, half the time they...

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Dennard's Verdict Opens the Door for Talib Deal

With Alfonso Dennard found guilty today, serious jail time could be looming for the Patriots Life “Rookie of the Year.” Although reports say that Nebraska police have been known to falsify charges and the prosecution “broke down with their own witnesses claiming they didn’t see anything” it wasn’t enough to get Dennard off-the-hook. With Dennard facing jail time, does...

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In 2008, Asante Samuel left the New England Patriots to sign with the Philadelphia Eagles, at the time Patriots wide receiver Wes Welker acused Samuel of choosing money over championships. Now, years later, Welker is the one who's a free agent, and Samuel has some advice for him. Speaking on FOX Sports Wednesday, Samuel said Welker should leave the Patriots if some other team...

Sebastian Vollmer Underwent Successful Knee Surgery, But Injury Could Hurt Value in Free Agency

Sebastian Vollmer is expected to be one of the NFL’s  premier free agents this offseason. But before getting his next contract settled, Vollmer first had to square away some physical ailments, Vollmer underwent arthroscopic knee surgery on Wednesday, according to Karen Guregian of the Boston Herald, which could explain the right tackle’s struggles toward the end of the season...

Alfonzo Dennard’s Conviction Makes Cornerback Patriots No. 1 Priority in Offseason (Podcast)

Word came down on Alfonzo Dennard‘s assault trial, and for now, it’s not good news. The Patriots’ cornerback was found guilty of resisting arrest and assaulting a police officer. Dennard will be sentenced on April 11 and faces up to six years in prison. The Patriots may need to enter the offseason assuming they won’t have Dennard solidifying one of the cornerback spots. That...

Anthony Spencer Would Improve Patriots’ Pass Rush, But Other Defensive Needs Must Take Precedent

Bill Belichick finally addressed the Patriots’ glaring pass rush deficiency in last year’s draft with the selection of defensive end Chandler Jones and linebacker Dont’a Hightower in the first round. Jones (six sacks) and Hightower (four) helped add some pressure off the edge, along with the team’s sack leader Rob Ninkovich (eight), in 2012. Even with the stellar efforts...
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