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The NFL announced the 2012 Pro Bowl roster Wednesday. Here's the seven Patriots selected.
All are repeat Pro Bowlers from 2011 except for Jerod Mayo, who was last selected in 2010. Mayo said, via Boston.com: “It’s an honor to be recognized by my peers, the coaches and the fans, but it’s more of an honor to be one of seven of my teammates going to Hawaii, since that is a reflection of our overall success,” Mayo said in a statement released by the team.“We’ll all enjoy the recognition tonight with our families and be right back to focusing on the Dolphins in the morning.”
Tom Brady: “It is flattering to be selected, but I have always considered Pro Bowl recognition as a reflection of the team’s overall success. I am happy for my many teammates who were selected again this year... One day, I am sure I will have a greater appreciation for individual accomplishments, but this week my focus is simply on our preparations for Miami.”
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The New England Patriots have been without TE Rob Gronkowski for several weeks after he suffered a broken forearm. He returned to practice in the middle of December, but has failed to return to the field in game situations as of yet. In recent weeks, there has been speculation as to when Gronkowski would return to the field, after officially being listed as questionable on the team’s...
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Little big man: Danny Woodhead often leaves some opposing defenders with this look as they try to figure out how a person his size got by them.
When the Patriots need a spark on offense, which believe it or not, they sometimes do, the team often finds themselves turning to the little man with the big heart, Danny Woodhead. The 5-foot-8-inch running back from the slightly undersized...
It’s hard to believe, but another NFL regular season winds down this weekend. Another season of Tom Brady and Bill Belichick will be in the books. What a run it has been. Why not try to enjoy it while we still have it?
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No one parties like New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski. While the NFL’s best continues his recovery, he hasn’t forgotten who he is this Christmas. Check out Gronk, Gronking it with his brothers on Christmas day. I’m surprised they all weren’t rocking the onesies.-TO
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Tom Brady was in his second season as a pro when he won his first playoff game.
Now as a 13-year veteran, the New England Patriots star needs one more victory to break a tie with Joe Montana for most in the postseason by a quarterback.
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I for one could care less. Who watches this game? It's great for players to be honored with a pro bowl selection but it becomes such a joke of a game. After injuries, etc. there's always a ton of players that get into the Pro Bowl despite probably not deserving it. Andy Dalton played in the Pro Bowl last year. Andy Dalton!Boston.comThe NFL has released the AFC and NFC rosters...
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Vince Wilfork‘s wallet is a little lighter this week. Pat Chung‘s is still the same.
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