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Editor's note: Jeff Howe will review each position on the Patriots' roster every day through Feb. 13. This edition highlights the defensive line. The story of the Patriots' defensive line took so many twists and turns throughout the course of 2011, starting with the acquisition of Albert Haynesworth and the release of Ty Warren. Throughout most of training camp, the Patriots had about 20 defensive linemen on the roster, give or take, and some who didn't make the team caught on elsewhere. They played more four-man fronts with one-gap assignments than they've done in the past, and Vince Wilfork stepped...
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Rob Gronkowski didn’t wait too long after the whole shirtless partying incident to make a public appearance. The Patriots tight end attended the Celtics-Lakers game in Boston Thursday night along with teammates Vince Wilfork, Julian Edelman, and Tiquan Underwood, and team owner Robert Kraft. The group reportedly received a standing ovation when they were shown on the jumbotron...
Patriots coach Bill Belichick spent yesterday playing Pebble Beach as part of a pro-am, partnering with old buddy Nick Saban from Alabama. Word was Belichick shot in the 90s.
What he didn’t do was talk football publicly. ESPN’s Gene Wojciechowski tried, but all Belichick would say was, “I’m just out here having fun.”
Belichick didn’t say anything besides that, though...
Lost in the discussion about Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski’s post-Super Bowl dancing: Gronkowski did everything possible to help his team before and during Super Bowl XLVI despite a serious ankle injury. Gronkowski caught two passes for 26 yards while playing on a high ankle sprain that ultimately required surgery Friday morning. Liz Mullen of…
New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski underwent successful
surgery Friday morning to repair damage in his left ankle, the
Boston Herald reported.
According to Shalise Manza Young of the Boston Globe, New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski had multiple torn ligaments in his ankle, which was the reason he underwent surgery on Friday.
Now we know why Gronkowski’s agent Drew Rosenhaus said that he wouldn’t have played if last week’s game wasn’t the Super Bowl.
Gronkowski’s injured ankle limited him to two receptions...
New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski had arthroscopic surgery on his injured left ankle Friday.
A year ago, the Patriots shocked draft analysts and fans alike with the selection of Nate Solder with the 17th overall pick.
The team then made a shrewd move in the fifth round and took the mammoth Marcus Cannon from TCU. Once thought to be a second-rounder, Cannon fell because of medical concerns when he was diagnosed with Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma.
Fortunately for the Pats, both rookies...