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BREAKING: New England Patriots trade for a Jerod Mayo replacement

With the loss of Jerod Mayo, there has been a 250-pound hole in the center of the Patriots run defense. Today, they made a move to fix that. New England made a trade for Tennessee Titans linebacker Akeem Ayers, who has been struggling the last two seasons. In 2012, Ayers tallied 104 tackles and six sacks, but only managed 49 tackles and one sack last year. After undergoing two knee...
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Report: Tennessee Titans to trade OLB Akeem Ayers to New England Patriots

After their Week 6 matchup against the Buffalo Bills, the New England Patriots lost two key components to their team in running back Steven Ridley and linebacker Jerod Mayo. With the Patriots already having depth at the running back position there was no need to go out and sign another RB. But at the linebacker position, the Pats lost Mayo, who is a leader on that defense and depth...
Via Total Sports Live
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Patriots Injury Update: Jerod Mayo undergoes surgery

Jerod Mayo underwent surgery this past week on his knee that will effectively end his season and leave him out of New England Patriots activities until mini-camp next year.  NFL media insider Ian Rappaport reports Mayo suffered a patellar tendon tear in New England game against the New York Jets. #468506183 / gettyimages.comPatellar tendon tears are an immediate surgical case...
Via Sports Injury Alert
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Jerod Mayo, Stevan Ridley Placed On Injured Reserve By Patriots

FOXBORO, Mass. — It’s official: New England Patriots linebacker Jerod Mayo and running back Stevan Ridley will not play again this season. Mayo and Ridley were placed on season-ending injured reserve by the Patriots on Thursday, according to the NFL transaction wire. Both players suffered severe knee injuries last Sunday in the Patriots’ 37-22 win over the Buffalo Bills. The...
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Patriots’ Deontae Skinner Feels No Pressure Taking Over Jerod Mayo’s Role

FOXBORO, Mass. — Deontae Skinner didn’t even make it past the 75-man roster cut for the New England Patriots this summer, and now he’s a starting linebacker in the NFL. Skinner was waived by the Patriots on Aug. 26 — four days before NFL teams had to whittle their rosters down to the 53-man limit. Since Skinner was among the Patriots’ first cuts, it was surprising that...
7 days ago  |  Discuss

New England Patriots: Five keys to defeating the Jets in week seven

The New England Patriots (4-2) will look to extend their winning streak to 3 games on Thursday Night Football this week against the New York Jets (1-5). There are a lot of questions for both teams heading into primetime action: the Jets have lost 5 straight since winning their season opener, and the Patriots are without starting LB Jerod Mayo and RB Stevan Ridley for the rest of...
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Report: Jerod Mayo Out For Season With ‘Bad’ Lower Right Leg Injury

Jerod Mayo’s diagnosis hasn’t been revealed yet, but the New England Patriots linebacker’s knee injury reportedly is bad enough to end his season. Mayo is out for the year with a “bad” lower right leg injury, ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported Monday. Mayo injured his knee on Sunday in the Patriots’ 37-22 win over the Buffalo Bills while tackling running back Anthony...
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Patriots LB Jerod Mayo Out For The Season

ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports that Patriots LB Jerod Mayo is done for the season with a lower right leg injury. Schefter’s sources mentioned that Mayo’s injury “is bad.“ The Patriots indicated that it was a pretty severe injury, so this news isn’t all that surprising. New England brought in five linebackers for workouts on Monday, which indicates that a player could...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
9 days ago  |  Discuss

After win, Patriots 'subdued' with loss of Mayo, Ridley

BY NICK ST. DENISThe New England Patriots came away with a big win over the rival Buffalo Bills Sunday, but it didn't come without a couple big losses.Linebacker Jerod Mayo and running back Stevan Ridley left the stadium on crutches after sustaining  apparent long-term injuries.ESPN Boston's Mike Reiss reported the mood in the locker room regarding the pair of starters was...
Via AFC East Daily
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Jerod Mayo carted off with knee injury

The New England Patriots lost linebacker Jerod Mayo during today’s game against the Buffalo Bills to a knee injury. Patriots LB Jerod Mayo has a knee injury. Out for the game. Carted off. — Mike Rodak (@mikerodak) October 12, 2014 We’ll keep you updated with Mayo’s status as we learn more. var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: &...
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