Found August 22, 2012 on Football Nation:
After the Patriots' second preseason game, here is a look at what the Patriots' starting lineup and depth chart on offense might look like.Quarterback: Tom BradyAnalysis: Easiest position to assess. Brady is the clear-cut starter on this team.The real question for New England is who is the backup?One would think that Brian Hoyer would get the nod as the No. 2 option on the depth chart, as he has been the second-string quarterback for the last three years.However, Brian Hoyer was clearly outplayed by second-year quarterback Ryan Mallett in the Patriots' second preseason game, so it will be a storyline to monitor.Running Back: Stevan Ridley, Danny Woodhead (Third-Down)Analysis: As long as Ridley is healthy, he will be the team’s starting running back for the 2012 season. Ridley rushed for 441 yards as a rookie last year and averaged an impressive 5.1 yards per carry. Danny Woodhead, the team’s third-down back for the past two seasons, will definitely keep his job as the th...

2012 NFL Season Preview: Best of the AFC East

2012 All-AFC East Team In case you missed it by virtue of being in a coma, on a vision quest, or hiding out under the sea, Tim Tebow is now in the AFC East.  So the daily drama of the Jets-Patriots rivalry will now have a new angle, one that is semi-competent and occasionally sexy.  Be forewarned, lest you turn on ESPN only to be overcome by shirtless Tebow running in the rain...

Tom Brady Covers Vman Magazine

NFL star Quaterback Tom Brady traded in his football gear for an array of fitted lavish tuxedos, and a fierce looking dog I wouldn’t mess with for his current feature in VMan Magazine. Tom covers the Mag’s Fall issue entitled “Americas Alpha Dog”, and talks life after football and more with fashion designer Tom Ford, Niceeee. Check it out,and read full interview at Vman....

Tom Brady poses in dog collar for photo shoot (Picture)

Just when you thought that you had seen it all in terms of Tom Brady photo shoots, this one from VMan magazine came to life. Brady got to grace the cover of their Fall issue which features Tom Terrific and a very angry dog: (Courtesy of NESN)

Brady, many other Pats, not suited up for game

Tom Brady is among many of the New England Patriots' top players who aren't suited up for the preseason game against the Philadelphia Eagles. Besides their star quarterback, others out of uniform for Monday night's game were wide receivers Wes Welker and Brandon Lloyd, tight end Aaron Hernandez, linebacker Jerod Mayo and guard Logan Mankins. All have practiced throughout...

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Key Starters Sitting For Patriots Monday Night

Quarterback Tom Brady is among several New England Patriots who will not be on the field for Monday night's exhibition against the Eagles.Fantasy Spin:With three games coming up in the next nine days, the Patriots need to be smart about avoiding injuries so it's no surprise that Brady isn't in the lineup Monday. Wes Welker, Brandon Lloyd and Aaron Hernandez won't...

Patriots to Provide Huge Test for Tampa Bay Buccaneers in Third Preseason Game

The general consensus is that preseason football games are meaningless. After all, a win or a loss in the preseason is worth zilch once the regular season rolls around. But Friday night's game needs to be treated as a big deal for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Why? Because the Bucs square off against the New England Patriots and they have something to prove to them and the...

Patriots Live Blog: Tom Brady, Rob Gronkowski Expected to Start in Showdown With Buccaneers

8 a.m. ET: Tom Brady and Rob Gronkowski were just two of the many Patriots starters to sit out of the team's second preseason game against the Eagles on Monday. But the move wasn't without good reason. Bill Belichick thought the move be best suited for his starters especially, as the Patriots were set to travel to Tampa Bay for a showdown with the Buccanneers just four days...

Clinton Portis wanted to play with Tom Brady and the Patriots

AP During an appearance on the NFL Network’s  NFL AM show former Redskins running back Clintson Portis said that he wanted to prove that he could still play the game of football before he decided to walk away. “I think I realized, when I first left, that I was ready to walk away,” Portis said of his decision to hang up his cleats. “I think the desire to play again was just...

Hoyer, Mallett vie for Patriots backup QB job

When Tom Brady was hurt in the 2008 opener and missed the rest of the season, Matt Cassel was ready to step in for the New England Patriots. If Brady gets hurt again, his replacement doesn't seem as obvious, not after his two backups shared all the snaps in the Patriots latest preseason game. Second-year pro Ryan Mallett had better numbers than Brian Hoyer, Brady's primary...

If You Want to Put a Positive Light On the Jets 2012 Season

Just in case you are a Jet fan and do not want to be debby downer. Here is something you can show people or say to people as a backing point to why you think the Jets (not the Jets offense mind you) will not suck. 1. Ryan Fitzpatrick 2. Ben Roethlischeesburger 3. Ryan Tannehill 4. Alex Smith 5. Matt Schaub 6. Andrew Luck 7. Tom Brady 8. Ryan Tannehill 9. Matt Flynn...

Mowry's Fantasy Football Tips: Quarterbacks not named Aaron, Tom, or Drew that can help you win your league

There is no argument that the three safest picks at the quarterback position are Aaron Rodgers, Tom Brady, and Drew Brees. Rodgers is the best fantasy quarterback on the market, while Brady and Brees aren't a bad consolation prize. However, many wait until later rounds in the draft to select a quarterback and for good reason. Rodgers, Brady, Brees, and maybe Cam...

Jake Locker Named Titans' Starting Quarterback, Will Start Week 1 Against Patriots

The Patriots have known for a long time that Tom Brady was going to start the season opener at Tennessee on Sept. 9. But now the Titans have decided on a starting quarterback as well, as head coach Mike Munchak will go with second-year pro Jake Locker, according to The Tennesseean's Jim Wyatt. Locker was the eighth overall pick in the 2011 NFL draft out of the University of Washington...

Patriots Welcome Eagles to Gillette: Follow @CLNSPatriots for Coverage

With a rigorous stretch of three games in 10 days Bill Belichick has opted to sit out a slew of Patriot veterans in tonight’s preseason contest against Philadelphia. The list of inactives include Tom Brady,  linebacker Jerod Mayo, tight ends Rob Gronkowski and Aaron Hernandez, receivers Wes Welker and Brandon Lloyd and defensive lineman Vince [...]
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