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Newly acquired free agent TE Kellen Winslow is looking for a chance to revive his career in New England.

Kellen Winslow will be active, Patriots thin at d-line acquired Patriots tight end Kellen Winslow will be active for tonight’s game against the Ravens, a league source told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter. Winslow has been with the team for just two practices, but coach Bill Belichick said Friday he wasn’t ruling out him contributing with tight end Aaron Hernandez out with an ankle injury. Boston.comPatriots defensive...

Belichick has no reason to apologize

The moralizing and pontificating began as soon as Football Night In America cameras captured New England coach Bill Belichick running and grabbing a member of the officiating crew's arm in the chaotic aftermath of Sunday's Patriots-Ravens game. Media giddily tweeted: Get ready for a FedEx envelope, Billy. Tony Dungy lectured from his bully pulpit. Merits of a fine and...

Tom Brady, Patriots Inability to Convert in Key Moments Far More Responsible for Loss Than Officials

With just seconds left on the clock and a field goal separating the Patriots and Ravens, Sunday night's showdown in Baltimore felt awfully familiar. The only difference this time was the result. About eight months to the day from the Patriots miracle 23-20 win over the Ravens in the AFC Championship Game, this time Baltimore's kicker was actually able to split the uprights...

Should Tom Brady stick up for Wes Welker?

The definition of a good teammate is someone who cheers, remains positive, takes responsibility and is a good example to the rest of the team. In the NFL, teammates depend on each for success and bond during failure. Tom Brady and Wes Welker have been teammates on the New England Patriots since 2007 when Welker was traded from the Miami Dolphins. Over the last five seasons, Welker...

The “Branch Factor”: Can Deion Branch still contribute to the Patriots?

Deion Branch is 33, and he’s not getting any younger. Though he still maintains the level of talent needed to continue playing, he has naturally declined. Apparently the Patriots felt the same way when they released him on August 31. Well… maybe not. On September 18, the Patriots re- signed Branch for a third stint with the team. It was reported to be a 1 year contract worth...

Vote: Should Bill Belichick Be Fined for Grabbing an Official After the Ravens Game?

Bill Belichick's pocket may be getting lighter following Sunday night's loss to the Ravens. The Patriots' head coach shocked the NFL by running after and grabbing a replacement official on Sunday night after a game that was filled with frustrating calls on both sides. Belichick is unlikely to be suspended for the incident, but will be looking at a fine. Belichick grabbed...

Bill Belichick's Defensive Strategy Proves Costly in Patriots Week Three Loss to Ravens

The Patriots' pass defense is coming back down to earth. After playing strong in weeks one and two, New England's pass defense struggled against the Ravens, and were one of the chief reasons for Sunday night's loss. Bill Belichick designs his zone defense so that there's very little coverage in the shallow middle of the field. The idea behind that is likely that the...

Belichick says he wanted explanation

Patriots coach Bill Belichick says he was trying to get an explanation for the Ravens' winning field goal when he confronted an official after the game. Belichick made contact with the official on the field after Justin Tucker's 27-yard kick on the final play gave Baltimore a 31-30 win over New England on Sunday night. Belichick says Monday the incident occurred as he was...

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Belichick grabs official (VIDEO), Brandon Spikes takes it to Twitter

Sigh. The Patriots are no different than anyone else. Head coach Bill Belichick is human after all, and finally showed some emotion after the Sunday night's loss to the Baltimore Ravens. Unfortunately, The Hoodie was wrong in what he did, and most assuredly with face fines and/or a reprimand from the NFL. If you missed it, The Hooded One grabbed an official after the game...

Report: Bill Belichick Unlikely to Be Suspended for Grabbing Referee Following Loss to Ravens

It's likely that the league will discipline Bill Belichick in some fashion, but it doesn't appear that the Patriots head coach will miss any time. reports that Belichick is unlikely to be suspended after the coach grabbed a referee following his team's loss to the Baltimore Ravens on Sunday night. According to the report, the league is only looking at a fine for...

Vince Wilfork Says Defense Left Patriots 'Out to Dry' as Ravens Offense Took Over in Win

Through the first two games of the season and even the first quarter of Sunday night's loss to the Ravens, the Patriots' defense had new life. Gone was the floppy secondary that couldn't be trusted on deep throws. Suddenly arrived was a legitimate pass rush. Fully present was a complete unit that could shut down opponents on runs and passes while stopping key drives....

If The NFL Was Miffed About Berating the Refs, How They Going To Feel About Belichick Grabbing one

Bill Belichick was certainly more than a little pissed off after his New England Patriots lost to the Baltimore Ravens by a field goal. The Patriots fought hard all night long, so did Ray Lewis and the Ravens defense. It all came down to the last second kick to give the Ravens the win by one point over Brady and the Patriots. Belichick could accept the fack that the kick was goo...

Players, coaches now testing replacement officials

New England coach Bill Belichick was confused about a decisive field goal he thought was off-target. Detroit's Jim Schwartz couldn't understand a 27-yard penalty walk-off for unnecessary roughness. Philadelphia's Andy Reid felt ignored while trying to decline a penalty. The furor over the work of replacement officials reached something of a fevered pitch during Week...

Vote: Which Ravens Player Should Be the Patriots' Biggest Concern on Sunday?

For Bill Belichick, Ed Reed may be "the one that got away." Back in April of 2002, Belichick and Scott Pioli chose to take tight end Daniel Graham with the 21st overall pick in the NFL draft. Reed went just three picks later, and after eight pro bowl appearances and eight all-pro teams, the Patriots head coach may still be kicking himself. But after eleven seasons in the...
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