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The New England Patriots are running the ball as well through the first month-plus of 2012 as they have at any point dating back to Corey Dillon's franchise-record 1,635 yards in 2004. Second-year back Stevan Ridley leads the way with 490 yards on 102 carries, averaging 4.8 yards a carry. Undrafted rookie Brandon Bolden has chipped in with 206 yards, and change-of-pace back Danny Woodhead has 119 yards. New England has topped 200 yards rushing in each of the past two weeks, the first time that's happened for the team since 1978. Returning offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels made it pretty clear this offseason that he wanted to improve the effort a ground attack that saw lead back BenJarvus Green-Ellis average just 3.7 a carry a year ago, to bring a better, complementary balance to the offense. "It's always great to have a plan and to say you're going to get better at something, but it always just doesn't happen," Pro Bowl guard Logan Mankins sa...
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Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski is fun. He does what he wants, when he wants and he doesn’t care who’s watching. After beating up on his brother Chris’ Broncos Sunday, he did what all other 23-year old American dudes wish they could do on a school night – get bombed at a high-profile night club, take his shirt off and get a rubdown from the hotties of his choice.Gronk...
New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez missed practice on Friday and head coach Bill Belichick indicated that he’ll be a game-time decision.“We’ll just have to see how it goes here,” Belichick said Friday morning, via ESPNBoston.com. “He practiced late last week and did some things yesterday and Wednesday. We’ll see how he is today and see if it set him back,...
New England Patriots linebacker Brandon Spikes created a bit of a Boston media storm this week with a controversial tweet he sent out Wednesday evening. On his verified Twitter account, Spikes wrote the following joke, "I'm homophobic just like I'm arachnophobic. I have nothing against homosexuals or spiders, but I'd still scream if I found one in my bathtub!"...
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New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick wouldn't exactly say if tight end Aaron Hernandez would play in Sunday's game against the Seattle Seahawks.
Hernandez did not practice Friday. But Belichick hinted he would be traveling with the team Friday to Seattle.
"We'll just have to see how it goes here," Belichick said Friday morning . "He practiced...
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New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez did not practice Friday and is listed as questionable for Sunday against the Seattle Seahawks. Hernandez is among 14 Patriots listed as questionable, according to ESPN Boston. The list features running back Brandon Bolden (knee), wide receiver Julian Edelman (hand), tight end Rob Gronkowski (hip), linebacker Dont'a Hightower ...
The Patriots issue a correction saying tight end Aaron Hernandez (ankle) did not practice Friday. The team had initially listed Hernandez as limited in Friday's practice.Fantasy Spin:Hernandez may have suffered a setback or perhaps he was never slated to practice Friday in the first place -- we'll never know with the tight-lipped Patriots. Hernandez is still listed as questionable...
Patriots defensive end Rob Ninkovich is preparing to face the Seattle Seahawks after making some big plays against the Denver Broncos.
Ninkovich forced fumbles by Peyton Manning and Willis McGahee in last Sunday's 31-21 win by New England. After a slow start, he's making major contributions following his off-season shift from linebacker.
He'll have a much different...
Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez (ankle) will likely be a game-time decision. He is listed as questionable for Sunday's game against Seattle.Fantasy Spin:Hernandez will certainly not be at 100 percent, but the Pats outside receivers will be tested by a strong Seahawks secondary. Rob Gronkowski and Hernandez, if active, could see a lot of targets.
Former NFL running back Kevin Faulk announced his retirement from the league after 13 seasons with the Patriots.
Bold Prediction No. 1:New England quarterback Tom Brady has spoken with his dermatologist and was advised by Dr. Maakpretti that the cool, moist Seattle air is good for his dry skin. Therefore, Tom Terrific will not be wearing make-up during the game, but he will find Welker, Hernandez and "Gronk" in the end-zone - three passing TD's against a very strong Seattle pass...
New England Patriots @ Seattle SeahawksNew England: The Patriots come off an impressive ripping of Peyton Manning and the Broncos on Sunday Night Football in Week 5, and now fly across the country to take on the most formidable defense they’ve faced yet. If there’s any QB in the league that can actually score good points against the Seahawks defense in Seattle, it’s Tom...
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