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LaFell: Shell-shocked to comfortable

Wide receiver Brandon LaFell knows he has come a long way since joining the New England Patriots, especially in the last two weeks of training camp. “From OTA to now, if I had to put it on a scale from zero to 10, I would say like an 8 now,” LaFell said Tuesday. “OTAs I was shell-shocked, didn’t know what to expect. It was all new to me." On Friday, LaFell's...
Via Pro Sports Daily
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Bill Belichick says Brandon LaFell's role "may be a big one"

In 2012, the Patriots converted 68.4% of their red zone trips into touchdowns, the 3rd best percentage in the league. Last season, that number saw a significant dip, falling to 58.1%, 8th best in the league. For much of the season, the team lacked a legitimate threat in the red zone with Rob Gronkowski and Aaron Dobson, their biggest receiver, sidelined for much of the year.Getty...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Tom Brady falling in love with Brandon LaFell

Brandon LaFell opening eyes in New England (WBZ-TV)Tom Brady might be falling in love with Brandon LaFell, and who can blame him? With Aaron Dobson just coming off the PUP list and Rob Gronkowski making his way back slowly, LaFell is by far the largest target Brady has had consistently this camp. After a slow start, LaFell has come into himself and is playing like he should. Comfort...
Via Patriots Life
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Brandon LaFell Hoping To Be Patriots’ Big-Bodied Red Zone Threat

FOXBORO, Mass. — Making the same mistake twice can be the death knell for a New England Patriots newcomer. Head coach Bill Belichick preaches making improvements in every practice and fixing mistakes made in past sessions. Free-agent addition Brandon LaFell did just that in Wednesday’s joint practice with the Philadelphia Eagles. The wide receiver got a big rise out of quarterback...
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Patriots Brandon Lafell - Taller is Better...Sometimes

New England Patriots new wide receiver, Brandon Lafell, might have a history of dropping passes and bobbling the ball. According to quarterback Tom Brady, it’s in the past, and he looks forward to having a bigger target in the redzone this season.
Via CLNS Radio
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Brandon Lafell's one handed catch from Tom Brady

CBS BostonWhen Brandon Lafell signed with the Patriots this off-season he added the tall physical receiver that the receiving corp lacked last year. At 6-foot-2, 210-pounds, He towers over 5 foot 10 Julian Edelman and 5 foot 11 Danny Amendola. Another thing Lafell adds to the receiving corp is another receiver that struggled with drops last year. The New England Patriots led the...
Via Patriots Life
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Tom Brady praises Brandon LaFell

The New England Patriots offense has been impressive in two days of joint practices with the Washington Redskins, but quarterback Tom Brady says that’s because he is not having to face a pass rush. “I think it’s always challenging out there. I don’t think we have everything figured out,” Brady said Tuesday when asked about the 11-on-11 drills. “They have a great pass...
Via Sports-Glory
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Brandon LaFell with a Randy Moss-like catch vs. Redskins

In Tuesday’s joint practice with the Washington Redskins, the New England Patriots passing game was on point. Tom Brady marched up and down the field during sessions in which the up-tempo offense was a focal point. Receivers Danny Amendola, Julian Edelman, and Brandon LaFell all had impressive performances on the day, with the top highlight being this catch from LaFell: For a...
Via cover32 - Patriots
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Brandon LaFell: Patriots work a little harder than the Panthers

After spending his first four NFL seasons with the Panthers, new Patriots receiver Brandon LaFell wasn’t sure what to expect in New England. What he’s found is that Organized Team Activities are tougher. “The way we work, the way we practice, is all new [to me]. It’s not like we didn’t work hard in Carolina, but we work a little harder here,” LaFell said, via Mike Reiss...
Via Pro Sports Daily
June 08, 2014  |  Discuss

3 Patriots Most Likely To Break Out in 2014

1. Brandon LaFell Getty Images The Patriots need help at Wide Receiver, and recognized that as one of their needs this off-season.  With a group of younger Wide Receivers, Amendola and Edelman, the Patriots looked to add some more to the unit.  Interestingly enough, the only veteran they decided to bring in was this guy. LaFell has had his struggles in recent years in Carolina...
Via TopSportsReport
April 21, 2014  |  Discuss
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