Found December 06, 2013 on Pro Sports Daily:
The Patriots on Friday ruled out rookie wide receiver Aaron Dobson (foot) and starting right tackle Marcus Cannon (ankle) for Sunday’s game against the Cleveland Browns. Both players were injured in a Week 12 matchup with the Denver Broncos and have not practiced since that time. A timetable for their respective returns is not known. With Dobson out, the Patriots might turn to veteran receiver Austin Collie, who was re-signed this week. In addition to Dobson, fellow rookie Kenbrell Thompkins (hip) is questionable and practicing on a limited basis this week. Veteran Will Svitek is expected to earn his second consecutive start in Cannon's place. He's the third player to man the right side of the line for the Patriots this season, as season-opening starter Sebastian Vollmer was previously placed on injured reserve.

Patriots longshot FB Develin never gave up

The fullback with the Ivy League engineering degree wouldn't be stopped. James Develin kept moving his legs after being knocked back on his leap with the ball at the 1. More than half the defenders hit him. None could keep him from scoring. The play that began at the left hash mark ended about halfway to the left sideline. That's where Develin finally fell into the end...

Patriots bring back Austin Collie

    According to Tom Curran of,  the New England Patriots have brought back wide receiver Austin Collie. The Patriots have re-signed wide receiver Austin Collie. #PatriotsTalk — Tom E. Curran (@tomecurran) December 5, 2013 Need NFL Tickets? Loading... ZergNet The post Patriots bring back Austin Collie appeared...

Bald Tom Brady a Truly Disturbing Sight, But Other NFL Quarterbacks Look Normal Without Hair (Photos)

Photoshopping can get out of hand sometimes. Other times, though, it provides answers to all of life’s great “What if?” questions, such as the important musing of what modern, model-like NFL quarterbacks would look like without hair. has done the heavy lifting on this one, taking clippers to the top of the heads of some of the NFL’s biggest names to see what...

Alfonzo Dennard Has 30 Days Added to His Jail Time at Probationary Hearing

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Vereen comes to Ridley's defense

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Patriots’ Cornerbacks Have Excelled in Man Coverage This Season, Winning Their One-on-One Battles

FOXBORO, Mass. — For the first nine weeks of the season, when the Patriots’ defensive backs were healthy, New England mostly stayed in man coverage. Then, as injuries started to mount, the Patriots came out of the bye week flashing more zone looks against the Panthers, Broncos and Texans. Carolina and Denver were able to find some holes in New England’s zone in Weeks 11 and...

Patriots vs Browns: Week 14 preview

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Patriots Match-Up Mania: 60-Minute Men

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Alfonzo Dennard due in court today

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"Instead of adding a fifth defensive back against all three-receiver packages, the Patriots sometimes..."

“Instead of adding a fifth defensive back against all three-receiver packages, the Patriots...

Cooking with Bill Belichick (by SportsMockLive)

Cooking with Bill Belichick (by SportsMockLive)

Patriots Could Help Porous Run Defense by Ditching 3-4, Going Back to 4-3 Base Defense (Mailbag)

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Bill Belichick’s Dubious Fashion Choices With Browns Remembered As Coach Faces Former Team (Photos)

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Aqib Talib and Josh Gordon Set to Face Off

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Do you think the patriots will replace anyone on the offensive line and if so who

That’s a good question. Wendell is in a contract year.  He was a little bumpy at the start but...
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