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Patriots-Panthers Film Review: Jabaal Sheard, Rob Ninkovich Used Creatively

Watch out, AFC, the New England Patriots’ new-look defense is beginning to take shape. The Patriots accomplished what they needed to in the all-important third preseason game by finding what works on defense and potentially seeing a glimpse of how good the unit can be in 2015. The Patriots’ starting secondary helped limit Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton through the air...
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17 hours ago  |  Discuss

New England Patriots position preview: defensive line

In this edition of New England Patriots position preview, we’ll take a look an in-depth look at the defensive line, which could shape up to be one of the best in the league. The obvious Two players that we know are going to see a lot of snaps are Chandler Jones and Rob Ninkovich. After all, it’s thanks to Ninkovich’s crucial 3rd down and seven sack on Russell Wilson to stop...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

Reports: Rob Ninkovich’s Contract Adjusted, Increased By Patriots

Rob Ninkovich earned a pay raise. The New England Patriots’ starting left defensive end was set to earn $2.45 million in 2015, and now his salary has been increased to $5 million with $4.5 million fully guaranteed, ESPN’s Adam Caplan and Mike Reiss reported Wednesday. Ninkovich was scheduled to pull in a $2.1 million base salary with a $250,000 roster bonus and $100,000 workout...
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March 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Rob Ninkovich Sees Diminished Role In Patriots’ Week 1 Loss

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. — Rob Ninkovich missed just 52 total defensive snaps for the New England Patriots in 2013. He was on the bench for nearly that many plays in the Patriots’ Week 1 loss to the Miami Dolphins on Sunday. It was shocking to see Ninkovich spend so much time traveling between the sideline and the field in the Patriots’ 33-20 season-opener loss. He was a borderline...
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September 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Female Friday: Reliable Rob Ninkovich Has His Own Rock At Home

Rob Ninkovich is one of those quiet and steady players in the NFL. Coming off back to back eight sack seasons, the 30-year old defensive end is a steady presence for the Patriots and always seems to be making consistent stops. Here’s a little insight into how Ninkovich is always on such an even keel. Meet his wife, Paige Popich. The two have been together since Rob’s rookie season...
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August 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Should the New England Patriots target a defensive end in the NFL Draft?

Chandler Jones and Rob Ninkovich dominated both edges of the defensive line over the course of the 2013 season. Surprising play-maker Ninkovich continually displays a unique knack for ball-hawking year after year. Jones, who was the 21st pick in the 2012 NFL Draft, has arisen as top-tier pass rusher in the NFL. While Jones displayed poor judgement at times this season, his high level...
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March 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Rob Ninkovich Deserves Pro Bowl Recognition, but Patriots Defensive End’s Value Cannot Be Seen in Traditional Stats

FOXBORO, Mass. – Rob Ninkovich‘s name has not been mentioned very often when it comes to Pro Bowl voting, but it should. There’s an obvious reason the New England Patriots defensive end continues to go unrecognized, and it’s his lack of sacks. Ninkovich has just seven sacks on the season, despite playing nearly every down, but it is excusable. Ninkovich has been asked to...
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December 27, 2013  |  Discuss
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