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Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski won’t be working the red carpet this weekend, after all. According to ESPN.com, Gronk has been replaced by Ravens safety Ed Reed, who will be taking over as red carpet correspondent for the “Rich Eisen Podcast.” The Oscars are scheduled for Sunday, Feb. 24. Gronk has already made his fair share of offseason headlines as the tight end was seen dancing shirtless during Super Bowl festivities in New Orleans and wrestling a friend in Las Vegas — all while rehabbing a broken forearm. He apologized — kind of — for his partying ways when he was photographed wearing a T-shirt saying “Sorry for partying.”
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New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski is not shy. The man is known almost as much for his over the top, hard-partying personality as he is for his skill on the football field. That's probably why the Rich Eisen Podcast wanted him as its Oscars correspondent on the red carpet this Sunday.
The big man would have no trouble approaching anyone. Heck, half the time they...
Patriots’ right tackle Sebastian Vollmer had knee surgery, according to Karen Guregian of the Boston Herald. Vollmer is set to explore the free agent market in March, but recently underwent an arthroscopic procedure on his knee. This is another injury being fixed in a long line for the often injured tackle. Vollmer has a chronic back problem that will keep the Patriots from...
Irving Fryar, New England Patriots
“All of this is not to suggest that the Patriots are a team that doesn’t have issues of their...
The Patriots have a whole lot of needs this off-season, and one of the most popular to point to is the secondary. Last year, the Patriots defense started out terribly against the pass. Then they traded for Aqib Talib, promoted Alfonzo Dennard to starter, moved Devin McCourty to safety, and vastly improved.
Unfortunately we could be looking at yet another complete makeover in the...
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Ray Lewis has reportedly been named the honorary starter at the Daytona 500 and will wave the green flag to kick things off.
It was long expected...but it's always a shock when it happens. Friday it happened. Matt Birk is done after 15 years. Ravens backup center Gino Gradkowski is next man up.
Just the day before, Birk decided that after 15 years in the league that he was going to retire. But it still wasn’t easy for the 36-year-old veteran to walk away.
According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, the Baltimore Ravens and Joe Flacco’s agent Joe Linta will meet today to kick off their contract negotiations. The hope is to get a deal done by March 4th, which the is the deadline for teams to use their franchise tag.
Joe Flacco’s agent Joe Linta and Ravens are scheduled to meet today regarding a new contract. Both sides want this deal...
Matt Birk is deciding to go out on top.
Birk, a 36-year-old Baltimore Ravens center who played his first 11 seasons with the Minnesota Vikings, won his first Super Bowl a few weeks ago and announced his retirement Friday, according to the Ravens' website.
Birk, a six-time Pro Bowl selection, played for 15 seasons after Minnesota drafted him in the sixth round out of Harvard...
Joe Flacco, QB, Baltimore Ravens
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What is the difference between the NFL and fantasy football? You can win a Super Bowl with Joe Flacco. You can’t win your fantasy league with him though. Now that you understand the difference, here is a tidbit of info on him. Flacco has never...
The flow of Patriots news starting to pick up a bit this week with the NFL being in Indianapolis for...
The NFL has recently announced they will begin flagging coaches who walk on the field of play. In the wake of a large amount of coaches walking on the field to either argue a play or approach the referee, league director of football associations Ray Anderson, has decided to enforce a rule that has always been in place but hardly ever used.... Read more
After 15 years in the NFL, Baltimore Ravens’ center Matt Birk announced his decision to retire. Birk made the announcement today, which is just 19 days after he and the Ravens defeated the 49ers in the Super Bowl.
The center’s 15-year career started when the Vikings took him with the 173rd (6th round) pick of the 1998 NFL draft. The center out of Harvard was selected to six...
Bill Belichick finally addressed the Patriots’ glaring pass rush deficiency in last year’s draft with the selection of defensive end Chandler Jones and linebacker Dont’a Hightower in the first round.
Jones (six sacks) and Hightower (four) helped add some pressure off the edge, along with the team’s sack leader Rob Ninkovich (eight), in 2012. Even with the stellar efforts...