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Devin McCourty just might be 2014 NFL Man of the Year

NFL:The prestigious Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year award presented by Nationwide is unique among NFL honors because it is the only award that recognizes a current NFL player for outstanding community service activities as well as excellence on the field. Established in 1970, the award was renamed in 1999 after the late Chicago Bears’ running back Walter Payton, who represented...
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Devin McCourty Named Walter Payton Man Of The Year Finalist

Devin McCourty’s hard work on and off the field is being recognized by the New England Patriots. The defensive back has been named the team’s nominee for the annual Walter Payton Man of the Year award, presented by Nationwide, which honors a player’s commitment to volunteer work in their community. Of the 32 nominees, three will be selected as finalists for the award, named...
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Still No Progress Between The Patriots & S Devin McCourty Regarding An Extension

Jeff Howe of the Boston Herald reports that there is still nothing happening between the Patriots and impending free agent S Devin McCourty regarding a contract extension. Howe mentions that the Patriots are expected to use the franchise tag to gain some “major leverage” in contract talks. Reports dating back to the start of the regular season have said that the two sides...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Safety Power Rankings: Did Devin McCourty of the Patriots make the top ten?

Anybody and their grandmother can make a power rankings list for the NFL’s best quarterbacks. It takes a real man or a sportswriter with nothing better to do to rank the less glamorous positions. In that spirit let’s find out who the top ten safeties are playing in the league right now. To determine the list I went by Pro Football Focus’ pass coverage ratings. Tashuan Gipson...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Patriots Film Review: Patrick Chung, Devin McCourty Being Used Perfectly

Remember when NFL analysts were saying that the New England Patriots were only built to make the playoffs, not to win a Super Bowl? Well, if the Patriots aren’t built to win a Super Bowl, then perhaps they should call off the big game this year. It appears there isn’t a team worthy. Since ESPN’s Trent Dilfer made that laughable statement in late September, the Patriots have...
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Devin McCourty: Patriots’ Cornerbacks Might Be Playing Best In The NFL

FOXBORO, Mass. — There was some rare self-praise coming from inside the New England Patriots’ locker room Sunday. The Patriots trounced the Detroit Lions 34-9 and held quarterback Matthew Stafford’s completion percentage to 39.2 percent, so it was well-deserved. “I don’t know if there’s a group of corners playing better than our group right now,” McCourty said Sunday...
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Devin McCourty: Patriots Have ‘Got To Let It Show’ On Game Day (Video)

Devin McCourty says the New England Patriots are working to improve in practice. He’s also aware that means nothing if they play poorly on game day. The Patriots certainly did the latter Monday night, falling 41-14 to the Kansas City Chiefs to drop to 2-2 on the season and set off panic mode in the region of New England. McCourty and the Patriots are aware of the criticism, but...
October 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Former Patriot safety Steve Gregory retires at 31

Today former San Diego Charger and New England Patriots safety Steve Gregory announced his retirement. Gregory had a short stint with the Patriots and played tremendous for them but now is hanging up his cleats at the age of 31. Below is the full text of Gregory’s statement, via his agent David Canter. It is […] The post Former Patriot safety Steve Gregory retires at 31 appeared...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
August 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Patriots Could Be Wise To Address S Devin McCourty’s Contract Some Time Soon

  Mike Reiss of ESPN Boston believes it’s more a matter of “when” than “if” Patriots S Devin McCourty will have an opportunity to sign a lucrative contract extension. Reiss writes that a “strong case” could be made for the Patriots to be proactive with McCourty and get a long-term agreement in place sooner, rather than later. Saints S Jairus Byrd just signed a contract...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
March 23, 2014  |  Discuss

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