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Patriots Practice Observations: Devin McCourty Back Working With Safeties

FOXBORO, Mass. — Perhaps moving Devin McCourty back to cornerback was a one-week experiment for Bill Belichick and the New England Patriots. McCourty spent individual drills with the safeties during the beginning of Patriots practice Tuesday after much was made of the Rutgers product starting at right cornerback in the team’s preseason win over the New Orleans Saints on Saturday...
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Patriots FS Devin McCourty on moving to CB: 'I've just got to play'

Devin McCourty of the New England Patriots is one of the top free safeties in the NFL. He signed a lucrative long-term deal this offseason to remain in New England, but as of right now, it wasn't to play safety -- it was to play corner. Of course, McCourty is still a safety on the roster, but a handful of injuries and lack of top talent at corner have led Bill Belichick and the...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

McCourty not a fan of move to cornerback

New England Patriots DB Devin McCourty is letting the team know in so many words to the media that he'd like to stay a safety - permanently. After preseason action against New Orleans on Saturday night, McCourty acknowledged to reporters that he wasn't thrilled with the move. "I hope it's not permanent," McCourty said, per CSN New England. "As a player, that's out of your control...
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Devin McCourty: Bill Belichick ‘handles’ fights in practice

FOXBORO, Mass. — It took 12 days for the first major scrap to break out at New England Patriots training camp. Rookie defensive tackle Malcom Brown and guard Ryan Groy got into it at the end of practice, and both players were forced to leave the field after punches were thrown. It’s a good reminder that fights will get players booted from the field as the Patriots head to West...
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Patriots nearly lost Devin McCourty to higher offer

The New England Patriots took care of one of their biggest offseason priorities late Sunday night when they signed safety Devin McCourty to a five-year, $47.5 million deal. Shortly before McCourty agreed to those terms, his future with the team was very much in doubt. Mike Reiss of reports that the Patriots were so...Read More
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March 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Devin McCourty a 'top priority' for Eagles

Bill Belichick might be competing with one of his buddies to sign Devin McCourty. The All-Pro safety is a “top priority” in free agency for Chip Kelly’s Philadelphia Eagles, a league source told Yahoo! Sports’ Charles Robinson. Robinson also notes the Patriots would like to retain their defensive captain. McCourty is by far the best safety available on the open market...
March 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Devin McCourty expects to be back with Patriots

LOWELL, Mass. — Devin McCourty was still wearing navy and red Wednesday, but his time with the New England Patriots could be nearing an end. The All-Pro safety is a free agent this offseason and will officially hit the open market on March 10 if the Patriots don’t franchise him before that date. He was still wearing his Patriots gear at Lowell High School for their Fuel Up to...
February 25, 2015  |  Discuss

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