Willie McGinest, Christian Fauria, Shane Vereen and Stevan Ridley talk New England’s dynasty (by Cathy Bridges)
The New England Patriots have a need at the defensive end position in 2014 as their top pass rushers Chandler Jones and Rob Ninkovich were number one and two in the NFL among 4-3 defensive ends in snaps played. Per ProFootballFocus.com Jones was on the field for 1,142 snaps and Ninkovich logged 1,114 snaps. With such a heavy workload it shows the need for additional help and depth...
Willie McGinest doesn’t claim to know all of the details of Vince Wilfork’s situation with the Patriots. But the ongoing Wilfork contract saga brings back some painful memories for the former Pats linebacker.
In some ways, McGinest can relate to Wilfork’s plight, as Big Vince and the team are reportedly at odds over a proposed paycut to help gain salary cap relief. It’s...
Aqib Talib was a major defensive free agent the New England Patriots wanted to keep, leaving some to wonder how the cornerback got away.
Former Patriots linebacker Willie McGinest, now an NFL Network analyst, was among those asking Wednesday what led to Talib signing with the Denver Broncos for a reported six years and $57 million ($26 million guaranteed).
McGinest said he talked...
Willie McGinest believes it's time for someone to step up and address Rob Gronkowski about his behavior.
"If there were things that needed to be addressed when I was there, I'd have a conversation with that player, or we had other leaders in the locker room who would talk to him," McGinest told the Boston Herald on Friday.
Well then, who should speak out and help...
DID THEY CHEAT
Former New England Patriots running back Willie McGinest responded to Marshall Faulk, who says he's still mad that Spygate cost him a Super Bowl ring.
Willie McGinest was rather outspoken about Wes Welker's contract issues last month, ripping the Patriots receiver for his "diva attitude" during a television appearance. The two then traded a few shots via Twitter, but there doesn't seem to be any ill will, as McGinest told the Boston Herald that he has a lot of respect for Welker. "I'm cool with Wes. I...
Former New England Patriots linebacker Willie McGinest went on WEEI radio in Boston yesterday and blasted Patriots receiver Wes Welker for his hold out.
On Wednesday, Welker decided to fire back at McGinest directly on Twitter.
@williemcginest why did u ever leave the Pats and play for the Browns?
— Wes Welker (@WesWelker) April 25, 2012
The McGinest took the time to reply to Welker...
Former Patriots linebacker Willie McGinest is not thrilled with receiver Wes Welker, ripping into his "diva attitude."
Willie McGinest previews the matchup between the Falcons and Giants.