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Another solider could be joining the Patriots' tight end brigade. The Pats are close to signing Michael Hoomanawanui to their 53-man roster, according to's Mike Reiss. The deal reportedly is contingent on Hoomanawanui passing a physical, and fellow tight end Visanthe Shiancoe will likely be placed on injured reserve in order to accomodate the addition. Hoomanawanui spent his first two seasons in St. Louis after getting drafted in the fifth round in 2010. The 24-year-old, who played with Patriots offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels when he was with the Rams last season, has 20 catches for 229 yards and three...

New England Patriots Roster Breakdown

Old School Pat Patriot Quarterbacks: Tom Brady, Ryan Mallett Tom Brady is, well, Tom Brady.  Need I say more? Brady has been as good as anyone in the league but entering his 13th year, some have questioned how much he has left. Obviously he has a couple seasons left in him and when he is doubted, he usually shines. No worries for me there.  Mallett had first round talent coming...

Brockers among 3 DTs to miss practice

First-round pick Michael Brockers, who has what's been reported as a high right ankle sprain that could sideline him the first few games, was among three defensive tackles who did not practice Wednesday for the St. Louis Rams. Matt Conrath and Darell Scott also missed practice as the team began on-field preparations for the opener Sunday at Detroit. Both have knee injuries....

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Tom Brady stars in new Uggs commercial (Video)

Previously on Outside the Boxscore, we featured a post about New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady starring in a commercial for the brand of Ugg boots. In the below video is the latest commercial that features the Super Bowl winner trying to hock them to a more male crowd:

Patriots Sign Running Back Lex Hilliard, Release Boston College Product Matt Tennant

Even though their season opener is just days away, Bill Belichick is still doing his due diligence and looking for ways to improve the Patriots' roster. Reports surfaced Tuesday that the Pats worked out quarterback Mike Kafka and will work out tight end Kellen Winslow. New England made a couple of official roster moves, though, signing running back Lex Hilliard and releasing...

Fisher, Rams rebuilding with youth movement

(Eds: Updates. With AP Photos.) By R.B. FALLSTROM AP Sports Writer There are 17 rookies on the St. Louis Rams' opening day roster, seven more players age 24 or younger and 31 in all on the 53-man roster who were not with the franchise last season. It's the youngest team in the NFL, with an average age under 26. A lot of kids for new coach Jeff Fisher to corral. Fisher and...

A Far-Too-Early Patriots Roster Preview Review

Way, waay back this spring, right after rookie mini-camp, we tried a Pats roster preview. Now, for your reading pleasure, we have taken the time to review our predictions. (Keep in mind, people: this was on May 14. That’s a long time ago, like before “the Red Sox” served as a punchline for “What has 18 legs, no head, and refuses to live up to expectations?”) Below lies...

Report: Kellen Winslow failed Patriots physical

Michael Hoomanawanui is the newest Patriots tight end, but he might not have been the first choice for the job. Mary Paoletti of reports that Kellen Winslow failed his physical when the team brought him in for a look on Tuesday. We don’t know if he would have been signed had the physical gone better. Winslow’s visit was being viewed as the Patriots doing...

The New England Patriots and avoiding the post-Super Bowl loss curse

Tom Brady and the New England Patriots hope to avoid the dreaded post-Super Bowl loss curse in 2012-13 The New England Patriots come into the 2012 NFL season as one of the favorites to represent the AFC in Super Bowl XLVII. On paper, it is the one of the best teams in football that returns its starts, added new ones and shored up its weak points. Of course, in sports nothing ever...
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