Found September 03, 2012 on Pro Sports Daily:
New England at Tennessee Sunday, 1:00 p.m. ET, at LP Field, Nashville - TV: CBS; DirecTV: 712 *TV announcers: Jim Nantz, Phil Simms *Keys to the game: Jake Locker might be ready to start, but preparing for a Bill Belichick defense doesn't come with a manuscript. The Patriots' porous secondary and fits-and-starts pass rush led to many big plays for opponents last season. They anticipate being more prepared to contend with the likes of Nate Washington and TE Jared Cook this season by mixing it up between three- and four-man fronts and bringing pressure from all angles. Locker can be more effective if RB Chris Johnson's revival continues. He was solid in the preseason after sputtering in 2011. The Patriots have a vast, talented receiving corps with more options for QB Tom Brady than ever before. The offseason focus of Tennessee coach Mike Munchak was his defense getting to the quarterback when it counts. That falls on newcomer Kamerion Wimbley and a solid collection o...

Jerod Mayo on the young Patriots defense: “We’re coming together”

Jerod Mayo became a captain in only his second year as a professional, showing how mature he was at the time. The fifth year veteran now again has to take another jump in leadership. The addition of Chandler Jones and Don’t’a Hightower now has Mayo as the elder statesman. Mayo joined WEEI in Boston with the Big Show to shed some light on the Hightower and the Patriots young...

Vote: Which Recently Cut Patriots Player Would You Most Like to See Return?

Trimming the roster down to 53 guys is difficult for every NFL team. It's especially hard when you possess the talent level of the Patriots. Bill Belichick turned some heads with his recent cuts, as the Patriots parted ways with a few players who many New England fans expected to be in the fold when the Pats kick off Week 1. Among those cut were three wide receivers (Deion Branch...

Tennessee Titans Looking To Address Battered Defensive Line

With today (Sept. 2) being the final Sunday without NFL action until February, teams all around the league are making minor adjustments to their final rosters and addressing any concerns that have recently developed. Photo Via Official Tennessee Titans Facebook Page Injuries to Sen’Derrick Marks (knee) and Jurrell Casey (elbow) kept both starting defensive tackles out of the Titans’...

Titans open vs Pats, 1st meeting since 59-0 rout

Chris Johnson has been looking forward to playing New England for weeks - and the 59-0 pounding the Patriots handed the Titans on a snowy day in October 2009 has nothing to do with his motivation. Johnson says he's focused on the regular season and trying to bounce back from his worst season as a pro. Johnson was one of a few bright spots on that bleak Sunday, keeping his chase...

Kenny Britt Suspended One Game by NFL

Tennessee Titans fans, and coaches especially, can let out a huge sigh of relief now after the NFL announced that wide receiver Kenny Britt would only be suspended one game. The anticipation over the past few weeks given Britt's prior record, and Commissioner Roger Goodell seemingly trying to crack down on 'troubled' players, may have given people the impression that...

New England Patriots’ Labor Day Party (Photos)

The New England Patriots and their owner, Robert Craft, held their annual Labor Day team BBQ at Cape Cod, Massachusetts.Via New England Patriots Facebook Page

New England Patriots 2012 Season Preview

2011 in a Nutshell: 13-3 AFC East Champions; Lost Super Bowl It was almost a case of last team standing for the Patriots in 2011; everything seemed to break their way en route to an AFC Championship and Super Bowl appearance where those damn New York Giants beat them again. Every other elite team in the AFC had something major go wrong during the season which left the Patriots as...

"You know how many “big” free agents are going to start on the Patriots this season? Two: Brandon..."

“You know how many “big” free agents are going to start on the Patriots this season? Two:...

S Ihedigbo signs with Ravens

Former New England Patriots safety James Ihedigbo announced Sunday that he has signed with the Baltimore Ravens. Ihedigbo, who was released by New England on Friday, made the announcement through his Twitter account. "Fresh start...God is good..honored to be a Baltimore Raven!!!!" he wrote. Ihedigbo, 28, started 12 games for the Patriots last year and contributed...

McDaniels Making A Mark On Patriots' Roster

Patriots Offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels influenced deal to acquire another wide receiver, Greg Salas. The former Rams WR is willing to do whatever it takes to help the team.

Patriots sign RB Hilliard

The New England Patriots signed free agent running back Lex Hilliard and waived offensive lineman Matt Tennant, the team announced Tuesday. Tennant was claimed on waivers on Saturday, but lasted only three days with New England. Hilliard was released by the Minnesota Vikings. The Patriots already had four running backs on the roster before signing Hilliard. However, they don...

Will the Titans regain their wheels with Jake Locker at QB?

Everyone in Titan land remembers Steve McNair and his clutch rushing yards early in his career, and of course Vince Young’s first couple of seasons. This year the wheels have finally been put onto the Titan offense with new starting quarterback Jake Locker, and with him he brings back that needed dimension that keeps defenses always wondering if he will run.
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