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I already got sentimental Wednesday during my Two-Minute Drill, so I'll hold the sap for my final mailbag for NESN.com. Thanks to everyone for their questions, and if you've got more to ask, find me on Twitter. Who plays outside linebacker opposite Rob Ninkovich in the 3-4? --@animedpet, via Twitter It's a tough question to answer because it depends what the Patriots are aiming to accomplish. For instance, Mark Anderson stood up a lot toward the end of last season, but he almost always rushed the passer, though he dropped more during the Super Bowl. If the Patriots go with...
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Everything that Wes Welker says and does lately seems to be the wrong thing. Before he makes another move, he needs to make some phone calls to these five guys that have come out on the other side of a contract dispute with the Patriots.
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New England Patriots wide receiver Wes Welker has come out and said that since he signed his franchise tender, contract talks between his representatives and the Patriots have only gotten worse.
“There have been talks, but nothing that’s brightened anything at all,” Welker said. “It’s actually gotten worse.”
Welker admitted that he went against the advice...
Former New England Patriots linebacker Ted Johnson says the death of Junior Seau was ''the tip of the tipping point'' that convinced him to speak out for concussion victims.
Seau shot himself in the chest this month. Although there has been no link established between possible head injuries and his death, Johnson says he's convinced it is at least part of what...
QB Tom Brady (New England)
Tom Brady threw for 5235 yards last year on the strength of 611 passing attempts, but he’s only twice gone over 580 attempts in a season and the Patriots should have a better defense next year. I also think his 8.5 YPA from last year is unsustainable as he’s only gone over 8 twice in his career. The other time he did that was 2007, when Josh McDaniels...
The Boston Globe reported yesterday that the New England Patriots held a workout for veteran tight end Dallas Clark on Friday. A team filled with receiving options and three highly qualified tight ends, I imagine this was nothing more than a virtual tire kicking workout so the Patriots could determine where he was physically in case the need to fill a roster position because of injury...
Report: Wes Welker reveals contract talks with Patriots getting
Wes Welker said Tuesday that he was taking a leap of faith in signing the franchise tender. However, it was more of a push from the New England Patriots front office. Passing camps start soon and Welker knows all to well that if he's out of sight, he's out of mind.
In the 2012 off-season, the Patriots restocked their diminished wide receiver position. Brandon Lloyd, Jabar...