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As each year’s NFL draft winds past the fourth round, most fans are lucky to have heard of the players their team drafts. Marcus Cannon was one of those names that fans might have recognized when the Patriots selected him No. 138 overall in 2011.
Maybe that’s why hopes have been so high for the behemoth lineman the past two years. The 6-foot-5, 358-pounder was supposed to be a second-round pick that year, but he was diagnosed with non-Hodgkin lymphoma after an irregularity was discovered at that year’s NFL combine. The illness made him slide all the way down to the fifth round, where the Patriots were presumably getting a steal.
Cannon has played 23 games for the Patriots in his two seasons in the league, starting one. He’s played mostly right tackle with some snaps coming on the left side when New England uses Nate Solder as a tight end. Cannon has also taken occasional reps at right guard. If Cannon were to break into the starting lineup, right guard may be the spot to do it, barr...
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The reports are coming in regarding how Tim Tebow performed in his first training camp practice with the New England Patriots and the reviews are not good.
The case against former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez just got sticker.
According to Fox Boston, police have released photos of Aaron Hernandez which could directly tie him to the weapon that killed Odin Lloyd.
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In the midst of Aaron Hernandez’s murder allegations the New England Patriots are still starting training camp this weekend.
Defensive tackle Vince Wilfork says it’s hard to focus on football with something so real going on as well.
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A.B. According to Gator Sports, The University of Florida removed a plaque dedicated to Aaron Hernandez’s 2009 All American season. The university said in a statement that “[They] didn’t feel it was appropriate to celebrate Aaron Hernandez.” This isn’t the first time an organization has taken action to distance themselves from the accused murdered, Hernandez, and it probably...
FOXBORO, Mass. — The Patriots understand they play a game for a living. That’s probably why they stressed the distraction they have faced this offseason is a real-life situation.
That distraction is, of course, the murder investigation regarding Aaron Hernandez. Tom Brady referred to the arrest as a “real-life situation” once, while Vince Wilfork said the phrase six times...
With former Gators tight end Aaron Hernandez facing murder charges in Massachusetts, University of Florida officials have been in the process of removing any trace of his legacy at the school.
On Thursday, a picture of his All-American brick being removed began making the rounds.
Aaron Hernandez All-American brick coming down. pic.twitter.comgCflaDAXjS Ted Spiker (@ProfSpiker) July...
It looks like the authorities are getting closer to nailing a double murder that went down in Boston last year, to former Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez.
According to the Boston Globe, prosecutors have started to make their case to a grand jury that Hernandez was the person who killed two men in last year’s double murder in Boston.
“The case against Hernandez appears...
While the casual fans are wondering what players like Tom Brady and Vince Wilfork think about the Aaron Hernandez situation, the diehards are asking questions like, “what role will Jamie Collins play in training camp?” and “which two tight ends will emerge in Rob Gronkowski‘s absence?”
That first question bears discussing. Collins served two roles at Southern Miss, which...
Patriots season ticket holders recently got their 2013 ticket books for the upcoming season, and would you look at who is on the very first ticket in the bunch? Yup, Aaron Hernandez.
That’s the former Patriots tight end located directly in the center of the tickets to the Patriots’ open minicamp event at Gillette Stadium. Maybe the Patriots printed the tickets prior to the murder...
Yesterday we heard from the Patriots head coach Bill Belichick on the Aaron Hernandez situation. It was the first time someone from the team, other than owner Robert Kraft, had spoken on the topic.
Today, the Patriots team captains are speaking. Tom Brady, Vince Wilfork and Devin McCourty all spoke to the media today. The only topic was Hernandez.
The captains echoed much of what...
BY NICK ST. DENISFour of Tom Brady's top-five receivers from last season are off the current roster, and the one who is still around -- Rob Gronkowski -- likely won't be catching passes until the beginning of the regular season.But if there's one quarterback who can adapt to a change of that magnitude, it's Brady."There’s quite a bit of turnover, like we all...
GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- The Florida Gators are no longer celebrating Aaron Hernandez.
The University Athletic Association, which funds the school's athletic programs, has removed all references to Hernandez in and around the football stadium. The latest and most public one came Thursday when construction workers pulled up a granite plaque commemorating Hernandez as a first team...
Former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez is due to
make another court appearance in the murder case against him.
And so it begins..
(via Patriots Training Camp - Friday, July 26, 2013)