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The Patriots have been getting a lot of negative press of late, and it's drawing attention to their strategy of buying low and selling high. The Patriots are known for bringing in questionable players, turning them into highly productive parts of their team and trading them away for far higher picks than they originally used to draft the player. When it works, it's extremely lucrative, and gives the team ammunition to stay at the top of the league. When it fails, it gets ugly quick. That's the nature of a high risk, high reward game.
Part of the problem, at least according to SI's Peter King, is that Belichick hasn't had anyone to challenge him on personnel decisions since Scott Pioli left back in 2009.
"But," a source with knowledge of the Patriots' front office told King, "there's no one there with Scott's balls anymore. Bill needs someone to challenge him, and I don't think he has that now."
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After several complaints from visitors, a photo depicting alleged murderer Aaron Hernandez skipping into the end zone has been removed at the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, OH, the Plain Dealer reports. The photo in question, from the New England Patriots game against the Green Bay Packers in 2010, was displayed as the winning image in a Hall of Fame photo contest. ...
When the New England Patriots and Denver Broncos faced each other toward the end of the 2011 season, reporters couldn’t wait to capture the postgame handshake between Tom Brady and Tim Tebow. Brady and Tebow are two of the most popular players in football, and Tebow had been defying the odds at that point by [...]
Check out the helmet-cam of Danny Amendola during a Rams practice last season!
Alfonzo Dennard was arrested and cited Thursday for driving under the influence of alcohol but his side says he did not fail a sobriety test. Lincoln Police Department spokesperson Katie Flood told NFL.com that the officers who pulled Dennard over had "probable cause" to believe he was under the influence of alcohol.
Here's where it gets tricky: Dennard technically...
Late night talk show host Conan O’Brien took the opportunity to throw a zinger in the New England Patriots’ direction during one of his recent opening monologues. Conan was discussing a new DC Comic in which Superman kills someone, then jokes that the Patriots signed him afterwards – obviously a reference to the whole Aaron Hernandez murder saga.
On a related note, Superman...
Much has been made of the deterioration of the Patriot's offense over the course of this off-season. There's no arguing that Brady has significantly less weapons to work with in the passing game. So how significantly will this affect his numbers?
OVER/UNDER: 30 Touchdowns (Regular Season)
Prediction- Over (32 Touchdowns): The last season Brady failed to reach the 30...
“For years, the Patriots took a pretty significant beating in the media for dragging out...
The Pouncey Brothers are University of Florida alums, so that is the connection between them and Aaron Hernandez. Technically, it is innocent until proven guilty and every defendant has a presumption of innocence, so there shouldn’t be anything wrong with wearing these hats.
.@Deadspin Pouncey Bros rocking Free Hernandez hats in the club pic.twitter.com/WkTN7VfRII
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This could be one of the dumbest things ever done by high profile athletes. Really, this makes Ochocinco taping his lawyer on the rear after a verdict seem smart. Aaron Hernandez was charged with murder and all signs point towards him being guilty. But that did not stop the Pouncey twins from wearing “Free Hernandez” hats at a party.
There are rumors that the Pouncey brothers...
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Three weeks ago, Carlos Ortiz had a much different relationship with former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez. The 27-year-old was not a star witness who may be providing investigators with enough information to put Hernandez away for life. Instead, he was a close friend. Ortiz hangs around on a street called Davis Drive [...]
We like they way these hats fit Juan…
NFL players Mike and Maurkice Pouncey rocked Free Hernandez hats to a party last night. Not so sure that’s a good look, I’m sure Mr. Goodell will have something to say about it.
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Mike and Maurkice Pouncey are apparently firm believers in “innocent until proven guilty.”
The identical twin centers were spotted wearing “Free Hernandez” hats at a nightclub. Mike and Maurkice, who play for the Dolphins and Steelers, respectively, were teammates with Aaron Hernandez at the University of Florida. Mike was Hernandez’s roommate in Gainesville.
The Patriots have enjoyed the most success of maybe any NFL team over the past decade-plus, and those wins have translated into dollars for the franchise.
Forbes Magazine released their annual list of the world’s most valuable sports franchises on Monday, and the Patriots landed in the top 10 yet again. The Patriots were ranked sixth on the list for a second consecutive year, but...