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The Patriots officially announced the signings of center Dan Koppen and kicker Chris Koepplin on Monday after each player reportedly reached an agreement with the team last week. Koppen will be back with the Patriots for his 10th season, but he'll be competing for his starting job for the first time in a while. Last month, the Patriots gave Dan Connolly a three-year that could reportedly be worth as much as $9.7 million. Koepplin, who played at UMass from 2006-07, was in New England's training camp last season, when kicker Stephen Gostkowski was slowly working his way back from a...

Vince Wilfork calls QBs 'wimpy,' would start Tebow over Sanchez

Vince Wilfork delighted the crowd at the Patriots' Hall Speaker Series on Monday night. But between the laughs, the New England defensive tackle responded to questions with some candid answers. While much of what Wilfork said throughout the evening was said in a joking manner, he was more than willing to tackle any questions thrown his way. Wilfork was asked what part of the...

New England Patriots helmet, uniform concept design

A number of designers have taken their shot at redesigning the New England Patriots helmets and uniforms to their liking. Could you imagine Tom Brady, Stevan Ridley, or Wes Welker wearing something like this?Featured are a number of New England Patriots helmets and uniform designs. Some are interesting options that fans may like and others may strike a nerve with some fans.

Patriots With Many Options in 2012 Draft, Roster Moves To Come in Training Camp

As the 2012 NFL Draft approaches, it isn't getting any easier to decipher the intentions of the Patriots front office. Devious as always, coach Bill Belichick and the rest of the staff haven't given much information out concerning their preferences in the draft. With the 27th and 31st picks, the Patriots draft depends completely on the picks of all the other teams. But that...

"Linebacker Bobby Carpenter was a security blanket for the Lions over the last two seasons, lining up..."

“Linebacker Bobby Carpenter was a security blanket for the Lions over the last two seasons,...

Brandon Spikes Drinks, Hits Up Erin Andrews & Rihanna

  Patriots LB Brandon Spikes apparently took the afternoon off today, deciding to start his night of Patron-drinking a bit early. This is what followed: and then…   Spikes has never been one to shy away from the ladies on social media. Fans might remember his infamous appearance on the once-popular website, in which Spikes broadcasted a video of himself and...

Patriots, Packers have easiest paths to Super Bowl XLVII

The NFL released team schedules on Tuesday and according to the strength of schedule for all 32 teams, the New England Patriots and the Green Bay Packers will have the two easiest schedules for the 2012 season.Strength of schedule really doesn’t mean so much in terms of a team’s chances of making it to the Super Bowl since it is only an indicator of how many wins a team’s combined...

"Patriots preseason schedule is officially set: 8/9 7:30 v. Saints; 8/20 8:00 v. Eagles;..."

“Patriots preseason schedule is officially set: 8/9 7:30 v. Saints; 8/20 8:00 v....

patsfanfotoshop: Happy Birthday to Coach Bill Belichick!!!

patsfanfotoshop: Happy Birthday to Coach Bill Belichick!!!

In honor of the holy trio that is my birthday, Coach...

In honor of the holy trio that is my birthday, Coach Belichick’s birthday and Patriots day tomorrow we’ve got free shipping on all DO YOUR JOB shirts. We’re stocked on all sizes EXCEPT Men’s Large. Act now, this could be your last chance to one!

Thoughts on the Patriots 2012 schedule

As always the best way to break down a schedule is to look at it as four quarters of four games...

Peyton Manning-Tom Brady, Red Sox-Yankees Among Rivalries That Would Make Fascinating Broadway Plays

The story of Magic Johnson and Larry Bird has gone to Broadway, where producers are hoping the same theater buffs who turned out for a show on Vince Lombardi will want to see a rivalry in short shorts. Magic/Bird has taken one of the greatest rivalry in sports and put it on stage, and of all the rivalries they could have chosen, it's not hard to see why Bird and Johnson were...

Patriots Draft Potential: Defensive Linemen

By Chris Warner Today we preview potential Pats picks for defensive linemen, one of the team’s biggest areas of need (emphasis on “biggest”). While New England boasts human doorstops Vince Wilfork and Kyle Love, the team has had a difficult time tracking down a long-term solution for a third upfront defender. Veterans like Gerard Warren have filled in well, but the Pats need...
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