Found March 31, 2013 on NESN.com:
New-england-patriots-san
Since Bill Belichick took over as Patriots head coach and general manger in 2000, the team has not taken a wide receiver higher than No. 36 overall. That could change this year. New England held a private workout with Clemson wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins and running back Andre Ellington last week, according to NFL Draft Bible. Hopkins is expected to be one of the top five wideouts taken in this year’s draft. Hopkins caught 82 passes for 1,405 yards and 18 touchdowns in 2012. He finished his three-year career at Clemson with 206 receptions, 3,020 yards and 27 touchdowns. He ran a 4.51 40-yard dash at the NFL scouting combine. He was timed at 6.83 in the 3-cone drill at this March 7 pro day. Hopkins would offer the Patriots a starting-caliber “X” receiver. He’s 6-foot-1, 214 pounds and uses his strength and physicality to attack the ball over defenders. Hopkins has been compared to Roddy White by many draft pundits. Check out why DeAndre Hopkins would be the perfect fit for the Patri...
THE BACKYARD
BEST OF MAXIM
RELATED ARTICLES

Patriots must find a receiver in 2013 NFL Draft

The  New England Patriots year in, and year out have a future Hall of Fame head coach in Bill Belichick who’s like a Picasso when it comes to the NFL draft. The Pats think outside the box and they rarely get burned with the picks they choose, but the New England Patriots 2013 offensive draft needs this offseason in particular, illuminates the only area where the Pats haven...

Patriots looking hard at Wreh-Wilson

Blidi Wreh-Wilson is probably not a name most Patriots fans are familiar with. But it is looking increasingly likely that he could become a fixture in the team's secondary beginning this upcoming season. I wrote about Wreh-Wilson early in March after draft expert Todd McShay predicted the team would select the cornerback out of Uconn with their first round pick. It looks like...

Rodney Harrison on the Patriots: Signing Adrian Wilson was a “fantastic move”

Former Patriots safety Rodney Harrison told the Boston Herald that the addition of safety Adrian Wilson was a great move for New England. “Adding him, the veteran leadership, the presence, the respect factor, he’s a guy that’s a terrific blitzer, and a physical presence,” said Harrison. “I think he can come in especially during nickel and dime situations, and come down...

Devin McCourty has minor surgery, will be ready for training camp

Patriots defensive back Devin McCourty underwent minor right shoulder surgery recently, according to a league source, via Shalise Manza Young of the Boston Globe. He's fully expected to be ready for training camp.

Felger, Mazz Married In Intimate Ceremony?

In a surprising move, sports media personalities Michael Felger and Tony Massarotti were married on Cape Cod yesterday afternoon. The co-hosts of 98.5 The Sports Hub’s “Felger and Mazz” got hitched at the Holy Redeemer Church in Chatham, Mass. during a clear, mild spring day. Both grooms wore white tuxedos. During the vows – which each groom wrote – Felger announced, ...

Patriots vs. Jets (Week 1 - 2007) (Second Half) (by Carson...

Patriots vs. Jets (Week 1 - 2007) (Second Half) (by Carson Palladini)

Amendola and Brady to start working together next week

Despite reports that he was furious over his buddy Wes Welker's departure to Denver, Tom Brady will apparently be putting hard feelings aside and wasting no time getting to work with #83's replacement, Danny Amendola. Danny Amendola and Tom Brady will begin working together next week Speaking with 101ESPN St. Louis this past week, Amendola stated that the two Patrriots...

Stallworth speaks about balloon crash

EDITOR'S NOTE: Rebkah Howard is a non-practicing attorney and sports publicist. She is the wife of former NFL star Desmond Howard and a friend of Donte Stallworth, who was injured in a hot air balloon accident March 16. This FOXSports.com buzzer exclusive is Stallworth's account of the incident -- his first comments since the accident -- conveyed through Howard. The account...

Eagles Worked Out Stanford Tight End Zach Ertz

Categories: BREAKING NEWS Eagles News Tight EndsTags: Chip KellyPhiladelphia EaglesZach ErtzEagles head Chip Kelly couldn’t stop talking about the New England Patriots utilization of their tight ends.  You could see that he was enamored with Rob Gronkowski and Aaron Fernandez, who present matchup problems for the defense. He likes the idea of having big receivers, who can...

Madden vote update: Marino, Gronkowski still alive

BY NICK ST. DENISThe Madden 25 Cover Vote, which has "Old School" and "New School" brackets working their way toward each other, is nearing the end of the third round, and only two AFC Easters remain in the hunt.In the "Old School" bracket, former Miami Dolphins quarterback Dan Marino is trying to outlast San Francisco 49ers legend Joe Montana for a...

NFL Draft 2013: Miami Redhawk Quarterback Zac Dysert Flying Under the Radar

There has been some discussion this offseason about finding the next “Russell Wilson Bargain Deal” in the upcoming NFL draft. Quarterbacks like Wilson and dare I say Tom Brady (we all know The Brady 6 Miracle Story by now) don’t slip through the NFL scouting cracks very often. While it may be a daunting task searching for that unique game changing, playoff contending rookie...

Danny Amendola plans workouts with Tom Brady

New England Patriots wide receiver Danny Amendola says he and Tom Brady are planning some workouts together. "I've talked with Tom a couple times, just trying to get some scheduling down,
NFL News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.