Tedy Bruschi: New England’s best inside linebacker ever?

The New England Patriots face an off-season with a need to find depth at inside linebacker after the departure of Brandon Spikes in free agency. One avenue to explore is the NFL Draft to find another player to handle the inside (or Mike) linebacker position in the base 4-3 defense going forward. That leads to the question: who was the best New England Patriots draft pick ever at...
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Brandon Spikes’ departure leaves a hole for the New England Patriots

The New England Patriots have made numerous changes on defense since their last Super Bowl championship after the 2004 season. One trend that has stood out has been the steady use of five or six defensive backs on a regular basis and leaving a linebacker (usually the middle linebacker) on the sidelines on second and third downs. With two linebackers on the field the Patriots were...
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Jerod Mayo expected to be ready for training camp

Field Yates of believes Patriots linebacker Jerod Mayo will be ready for training camp after his season prematurely ended in 2013. Mayo tore his pectoral muscle early in the season, missing the final 10 regular season games. Like Wilfork, it seems reasonable to expect Mayo back on the field for training camp. Need NFL Tickets? Loading... ZergNet The...
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February 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Just because Jerod Mayo’s season on the field is done...

Just because Jerod Mayo’s season on the field is done doesn’t mean he’s not still doing good off the field. Here’s a pic from yesterday, with Jerod delivering more than 1,000 inspirational messages through EMD Serono's Notes of Hope Program at the American Cancer Society’s AstraZeneca Hope Lodge Center of Boston. It’s so refreshing to see all the good that the Patriots...
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December 11, 2013  |  Discuss

New England Patriots: The future is now

A quick look at the 2013 NFL Franchise Tag values will tell you a few things about the current state of football and how it has transitioned permanently into a pass driven league. The top five valued tags (in millions) are quarterbacks at $14.642, followed by defensive ends at $10.984, cornerbacks at $10.668, wide receivers at $10.357, and offensive line at $9.660. Each of those...
October 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Jerod Mayo could be done for the season following surgery

Jerod Mayo has been huge for the Patriots defense this year, but it appears that the Patriots star middle linebacker could be done for the year. It just isn't getting any easier for a defense that has been playing out of its' mind lately. Per Patriots linebacker Jerod Mayo could miss the rest of the season after having surgery Tuesday to repair a torn...
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October 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Bill Belichick talks about Jerod Mayo and the MLB position: "kind of like the quarterback”

Bill Belichick doesn’t like to banter to the press about fluffy topics, he grunts and snarls at those poor reporters who think so pink balloon-ish. However, if you want to hear Belichick go on and talk about things that are passionate to him, he’ll give you a wealth of information. Friday’s press conference Belichick effused his opinion of Jerod Mayo and the middle linebacker...
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December 15, 2012  |  Discuss

Mayo: Pats were sick of hearing about Houston

The Patriots destroyed the Texans on Monday night, and their players said afterwards they were tired of hearing about Houston.

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December 11, 2012  |  Discuss

Jerod Mayo on the young Patriots defense: “We’re coming together”

Jerod Mayo became a captain in only his second year as a professional, showing how mature he was at the time. The fifth year veteran now again has to take another jump in leadership. The addition of Chandler Jones and Don’t’a Hightower now has Mayo as the elder statesman. Mayo joined WEEI in Boston with the Big Show to shed some light on the Hightower and the Patriots young...
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September 04, 2012  |  1 Comment

Breaking: Patriots sign Jerod Mayo to a 5-yr extension Great...

Breaking: Patriots sign Jerod Mayo to a 5-yr extension Great news this morning that the Pats have locked up Jerod Mayo long term. Always love when these extensions come out of nowhere, leaving us with one less player to speculate about what his future might be. We all know when Pats players get to free agency there’s no guarantee that they’ll be back. Coincidence that this comes...
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December 17, 2011  |  Discuss

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