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New England Patriots
After almost a full day of radio silence, the Patriots have been making some serious noise on the free-agent wire of late.
First the signing of Danny Amendola and not Wes Welker, followed by an agreement with utility player/return specialist Leon Washington on Thursday afternoon. Now, it appears they are making even more waves with at least one Pro Bowl veteran.
The Patriots will host former Falcons defensive end John Abraham on Friday, according to Mike Reiss of ESPN Boston. In fact, Abraham had already arrived in New England on Thursday night likely to get a head start on his meeting with Bill Belichick and team personnel.
The rumor did surface that Abraham might have already signed with the Patriots, led by a report on Reddit — of all places — offering a story and a photo of Abraham.
Whether signed as of now or not, Abraham would be an intriguing option for the Patriots as an edge rusher. The team struggled to find much pass rush help beyond defensive end Rob Ninkovich and rooki...
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“Wes Welker must look at Danny Amendola and shake his head. A younger — and likelier cheaper —...
According to Mike Jurecki Xtra 910 in Phoenix, the New England Patriots have signed free agent safety Adrian Wilson to a three-year contract.
Earlier Former #Cards Pro Bowler Adrain Wilson agreed to a three year deal with the New England #Patriots. #GreatOpportunity
— Mike Jurecki (@mikejurecki) March 16, 2013
Wilson is a savvy veteran that should immediately improve the back...
Guess Warren Sapp is tired of listening to NFL blowhards talk about Bill Belichick. Listen closely to what Sapp had to say on a hot mic as some blowhard talks to Scott Hanson about the Patriots draft philosophy.
You hear Warren f-bombing the Belichick angle.
Warren is then reminded that the NFL Network could play the Seahawks angle and lose viewers, which would lead to less advertising...
Just before I left work today a co-worker interrupted my conversation to tell me that Wes Welker was gone, on his way to Denver. A minute later, thanks to the wonders of twitter, I saw that it was a two-year deal. I became puzzled, wasn’t that what the Pats offered Welker last year, a deal he rejected? I rationalized that Welker surely got two years and $16 million or more...
I think there’s a contingent of Patriots Nation, mostly of the female variety, that will be just fine bringing Danny Amendola to New England.
Please at least sign Aqib Talib. Patriots fans really only had three of our own free-agents we cared about re-signing. Can we at least keep one of them?
The Patriots were apparently interested in Sean Smith, but not that much I guess. He just signed with the Chiefs today for three years.
Sean Smith joins the Chiefs on a three-year deal, according to his agent, David...
Wes Welker may be hooking up with a future Hall of Fame QB after all.
The former New England Patriots standout wide receiver is in “serious talks” with the Denver Broncos today, the second day of free agency, ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports. The team reportedly wants to “hammer out a deal” with the All-Pro slot receiver.
Welker, 31, had 118 catches for 1,354 yards last year...
The call that pushed the Patriots to the top of the football world 11 years ago may now be getting scrapped.
The “tuck rule” headlined Thursday’s announcement by the NFL’s Competition Committee that there will be six proposed rule changes, three proposed bylaw changes, and two proposed points of emphasis. Yes, Raider fans, they are finally proposing to change it.
So, Danny Amendola wasn’t a reaction to Wes Welker‘s exit, after all.
According to Tom E. Curran, the Patriots and the former Rams receiver agreed to the five-year deal on Tuesday — not Wednesday when the signing was leaked. That being said, Curran believes that the Pats had likely already moved on from Welker and went after Amendola when No. 83 went on the market.
The easy thing is not always the right thing. That is the hardest part about running a successful NFL franchise. Unless you’re Bill Belichick, that is.
The hoodie and his minions — and/or staff — have always been very much about putting the business first. While some teams add players to try and liven up their fan base or re-sign guys based off emotion and sentimentalism, Belichick...
The makeover continues.
The Patriots have made their next move to shore up their receiving corps, adding former Bills wide receiver Donald Jones, according to Adam Schefter of ESPN.
Patriots signed former Bills WR Donald Jones.— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) March 15, 2013
The Patriots signed slot receiver Danny Amendola this week as Wes Welker left in free agency, and Jones will...
New return man for the Patriots Leon Washington snaps a picture of himself via instagram with the quote #Blessed. Lets Go #Pats.
New England is well on their way to filling the Wes Welker void. They first acquired slot receiver Danny Amendola, and have now got their return game in place with Leon Washington. The Patriots have a history of making good with New York Jets leftovers...