New England Patriots maintain status quo on offensive line

The New England Patriots have made a number of moves in free agency to shore up the offense (re-signing wide receiver Julian Edelman and signing wide receiver Brandon LaFell) and the defense (signing cornerbacks Darrelle Revis and Brandon Browner and reworking the contracts to keep defensive tackles Vince Wilfork and Tommy Kelly). However, the team has had little activity in free...
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15 days ago  |  1 Comment

Ron Rivera: Patriots Wide Receiver Brandon LaFell Knows How To Play Tight End

The New England Patriots found a versatile player in Brandon LaFell. The recently-signed wide receiver didn’t only play outside and in the slot with the Carolina Panthers, he was also a reserve tight end. “If we ever got in a situation in a passing down where something happened to (Panthers tight end) Greg Olsen, (LaFell) could go in and play the Y for us, which meant he either...
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Mailbag: Brandon LaFell, Kenny Brit, and which Patriot would win in a fight

Who would you take in a fight out of anyone on the Pats? –Ron Stone from Denver As of now Vince Wilfork is still a Patriot, which is tempting, but I’m assuming this fight isn’t a sumo match. It’s hard to believe Tom Brady will lose at anything. The guy is already the best player and best actor on the team. Still, I’m going to have to go with Chandler Jones. Not only is...
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Brandon LaFell Offends Panthers Fans, Retires From Twitter For A Month

New England Patriots wide receiver Brandon LaFell has temporarily retired from Twitter after offending Carolina Panthers fans with his comments about ex-teammate Cam Newton. LaFell, who signed a three-year contract with the Patriots, said Wednesday that he signed with New England to play with “Hall of Fame quarterback” Tom Brady. LaFell then implied that Panthers quarterback...
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Brandon LaFell Signed With Patriots On Stevan Ridley’s Advice To ‘Sacrifice’

The New England Patriots had a lot going for them when they were courting wide receiver Brandon LaFell in free agency. LaFell said he signed with the Patriots because he wanted to win, play with “Hall of Fame quarterback” Tom Brady and get the ball more. A phone call on the way to New England with former LSU teammate, Patriots running back Stevan Ridley, didn’t hurt LaFell’s...
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Brandon LaFell’s Patriots Contract For Three Years, $9 Million

Wide receiver Brandon LaFell’s contract with the New England Patriots is backloaded to give his new team some salary-cap relief in 2014. LaFell’s three-year contract with the Patriots is worth $9 million, reports. The deal includes $3 million in guaranteed money and another $1 million available in per-game roster bonuses. LaFell has a $2 million salary-cap hit in 2014...
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LaFell Joins WR Corps

Brandon LaFell is sure to be all smiles in New England catching passes from Hall-of-Famer Tom Brady. As if they didn’t have enough depth at the wide receiver position. After signing slot man Julian Edelman earlier in the day, Saturday evening the Patriots decided to ink former Carolina Panthers wideout Brandon LaFell to a three-year, $11 million deal. LaFell’s signing is the...
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29 days ago  |  Discuss

Brandon LaFell agrees to terms with Patriots

Hours after the Patriots re-upped with wide receiver Julian Edelman, the team also agreed to terms with former Panthers wideout Brandon LaFell on a three-year deal, according to's Tom Curran. LaFell, a 2010 third-round pick out of LSU, spent the first four years of his career in Carolina. Last season, he caught 49 passes for 627 yards and five touchdowns. At 6-2, 210...
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March 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Panthers trying to re-sign brandon LaFell

The Carolina Panthers have had a disappointing offseason so far that has resulted in the team franchise tagging a guy they said they weren’t going to, missing out on the top free agents who can help them and losing almost every single weapon that Cam Newton has thrown to. Carolina’s receiving corps wasn’t that outstanding to begin with, which only highlights the missteps the...
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March 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Carolina Panthers: Cap space widening by the day

Carolina Panthers: Cap space widening by the dayIt was a bittersweet day for Carolina Panthers fans Tuesday, with’s David Newton reporting the retirement of left tackle Jordan Gross after 12 seasons with the team. Gross, selected in the first round of the 2003 draft, started 167 games for Carolina and bookended his career with major accomplishments, playing in the team’s...
February 26, 2014  |  Discuss

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