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The Patriots are taking as many swings as possible at wide receiver, hoping that a few will hit.
After adding a pair of wide receivers in Aaron Dobson and Josh Boyce during the draft, the Patriots agreed to a deal with veteran wideout Lavelle Hawkins on Thursday, according to Jim Wyatt of the Tennessean. His deal is for two years. He also visited with the New York Giants and Houston Texans before signing in New England.
Hawkins, 26, spent his first five seasons with the Tennessee Titans, enjoying his most productive season in 2011 — his only full 16-game season — catching 47 passes for 470 yards and a score. He also served as a great special teams player, returning kickoffs and punts at times as well as playing on coverage teams during all five seasons.
Hawkins joins a wide receiver crew that includes Danny Amendola, Donald Jones, Michael Jenkins, Julian Edelman, Matthew Slater and the two rookies. So, making the roster won’t be a cakewalk, but if he can stay healthy then Hawkins wo...
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“The Patriots’ first selection of the 2013 draft, outside linebacker Jamie Collins could...
Three-time Super Bowl champion coach Bill Belichick shared his secretes to “Building a Champion” on Thursday morning during a symposium called ”Sports Medicine and the NFL: The Playbook for 2013.” The symposium is a three day event being held at the Sheraton Boston. Belichick provided some insight into the New England Patriots team
“[Aaron Dobson] was a very good second-round pick by the Patriots. Dobson is faster than...
Wide receiver Lavelle Hawkins (formerly with the Tennessee Titans) was just locked up by the New England Patriots through the 2014 season. The Pats currently have 8 wide receivers on roster, and 4 more in rookie mini-camp last week.
#Patriots agreed to terms with WR Lavelle Hawkins to a two-year contract.
— NFL Mind (@NFLMind) May 9, 2013
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Now that it looks like Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski has to undergo another surgery on his forearm, some people are wondering if he’ll be ready to go for the regular season.
Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk believes there’s a chance Gronk may not be ready if he continues to have issues with his forearm. The lingering problem that the doctors have been trying to resolve...
According to the Boston Herald, New England tight end Rob Gronkowski, will need to have a fourth surgery soon on his forearm.
This operation will be to remove the plate that is currently securing his left arm. If the plate is removed and the doctors find no infection around the bone, they will replace the plate and begin recovery. If there is infection still present, the doctors...
The New England Patriots have been widely criticized for a lack-luster off-season following a disappointing playoff run in 2012. Many of their fans felt that Belichick and company did precious little to address the serious needs that were exposed on both sides of the ball.Keep in mind that we are talking about the most prolific offense in the league in 2012, in case you are inclined...
The New England Patriots offense is in renovation mode. After the departure of Wes Welker and Brandon Lloyd, they needed to heavily invest in giving Tom Brady someone to throw to. The most experienced of the additions is Michael Jenkins, signed as a Free Agent after leaving the Minnesota Vikings this offseason.
And he believes he can succeed where other free agent WR additions...
When entering the NFL, most college football players would justly assume their days of term papers and exams are over. That is unless you join the Patriots. During his keynote address at the “Sports Medicine and the NFL: The Playbook for 2013″ symposium on Thursday, Bill Belichick spoke at length about his personal team-building strategy and the most important aspects of building...
“One thought on Harmon is that while he may not play extensively on defense in 2012, the...
WEEI http://itiswhatitis.weei.com/sports/newengland/football/patriots/2013/05/08/one-opposing-scout-offers-his-take-on-patriots-draft-new-england-has-four-players-who-could-contribute-immediately/ WEEI Patriots writer Christopher Price tells Patriots fans what four rookies could make an impact right now for the 2013 squad. NESN http://nesn.com/2013/05/bill-belichick-gives-patriots...
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Tim Tebow is still in search of an NFL job, and many have speculated that the New England Patriots would be a logical destination if he is willing to give up on playing quarterback. Bill Belichick is known for getting the most out of players and showcasing their versatility, so some have wondered if the Patriots could use Tebow as an H-back or tight end.
According to Michael Silver...