PATRIOTS RUMORS & GOSSIP

New England Patriots’ Rob Gronkowski: NFL’s second best player

ESPN has started doing this thing called #NFLRANK (or NBA or whatever they’re trying to rank) where they poll a bunch of people and rank the best players in a given sport.  You can check out the #NFLRANK here. In this year’s addition Tom Brady came in 6th, three spots down from last year, and I was planning on going all crazy-Pats-fan and argue he should be higher, but he was...
Via isportsweb.com
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Patriots reportedly reinstate Alan Branch a week after suspending him

A week after Alan Branch reportedly told teammates that the New England Patriots suspended him, the Patriots reinstated him Thursday, according to ESPN.Branch's suspension reportedly began last Thursday, though the team never announced the reason nor length of the suspension.Branch started 15 games last season for the Patriots and had 35 tackles and one sack. The Patriots acquired...
Via FOX Sports
3 hours ago

New England Patriots Newsfeed Podcast 8/25/16

8/25/16 Newsfeed | Patriots trade for Barkevious Mingo | NFL player rankings | Powered by CLNS Radio
Via CLNS Radio
4 hours ago

Browns ship Barkevious Mingo to Patriots

For the second day in a row, the Patriots were involved in a trade. This time, they’re on the player end of the deal and not the draft-pick end of the deal. That player is Barkevious Mingo. The Browns drafted him sixth overall in 2013, and the outside linebacker has just seven career sacks. It’s not clear what the Browns are getting in return, but it likely will be a late draft...
Via The Sports Daily
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Browns trade former No. 6 overall pick Mingo to Pats

The Cleveland Browns are giving up on their No. 6 overall pick from the 2013 NFL Draft. ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports that the Browns have agreed to a trade that will send linebacker Barkevious Mingo to the New England Patriots. Browns are trading the sixth overall pick from the 2013 draft, LB Barkevious Mingo, to the New England Patriots, per source. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter...
Via Larry Brown Sports
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

The New England Patriots Trade Bryan Stork to the Washington Redskins

The Patriots trade Center Bryan Stork to the Redskins for a conditional 7th round draft pick. The Patriots also release Receiver Nate Washington.
Via CLNS Radio
8 hours ago

Thursday web roundup: New England Patriots

Does a reunion between Patriots, Stevan Ridley make sense?With news that the Detroit Lions have released running back Stevan Ridley, the Twitter mentions filled up quickly this morning on whether the New England … Redskins Trade for Patriots Center Bryan StorkASHBURN — The Redskins acquired center Bryan Stork from the New EnglandPatriots for a conditional seventh-round draft...
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Reasoning behind New England Patriots’ release of C Bryan Stork becoming clearer

The New England Patriots were busy Wednesday as they were involved in two transactions that saw them part ways with two known names from their roster. Wide receiver Nate Washington – a long-time veteran wide out who was signed by the Patriots back in March as an unrestricted free agent – was released. The 11-year veteran has seen his numbers slip since his 2007 campaign in Tennessee...
Via EndZoneScore
9 hours ago

Touchdown! Restaurant's stolen Patriots helmet returned

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) An autographed New England Patriots football helmet stolen from a restaurant near Gillette Stadium has been returned along with an apology. Foxborough police say the helmet signed by members of the 2014 Super Bowl championship team was delivered to Skipjack's restaurant on Wednesday, almost two weeks after it was stolen. The package also contained a note...
Via Associated Press
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Patriots reportedly trade Bryan Stork to the Redskins

In an interesting turn of events in regards to former New England Patriots center Bryan Stork, it would appear he was traded rather than released on Wednesday. Wow. #Patriots didn’t cut C Bryan Stork after all… they traded him to the #Redskins, source said. That was unexpected. — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) August 24, 2016 This report by NFL Media’s Ian Rapoport confirms...
Via Sportsnaut
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Gronkowski calls out Cowboys over 'Do Your Job' sign

The Dallas Cowboys have a new mantra plastered on their locker room wall this year, and Rob Gronkowski is not the first person to notice that it looks awfully familiar. During the New England Patriots’ Super Bowl run two years ago, the phrase “Do Your Job” became the official rallying cry of the team. Bill Belichick wanted to emphasize that his players stop worrying about...
Via Larry Brown Sports
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Jimmy Garoppolo details 'tough situation' taking leadership role

FOXBORO, Mass. — Jimmy Garoppolo and Tom Brady’s complex business relationship is the stuff that imaginative and rabble-rousing radio hosts dream about. There hasn’t been a single indication through the two-plus years Garoppolo has been backing up Brady as the New England Patriots’ starting quarterback that there’s a divide between the two. But that doesn’t stop the...
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Patriots release veterans Nate Washington and Bryan Stork

The New England Patriots made two somewhat noteworthy roster moves Wednesday morning, releasing former starting center Bryan Stork and veteran receiver Nate Washington. The Patriots are releasing third-year center Bryan Stork and wide receiver Nate Washington. Stork started as rookie C for '14 SB team. — Tom E. Curran (@tomecurran) August 24, 2016 The release of Washington isn’t...
Via Sportsnaut
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Patriots Reportedly Release Veteran Wide Receiver Nate Washigton

The New England Patriots’ wide receiver picture got a bit clearer Wednesday morning. The Patriots intend to release veteran wideout Nate Washington, CSNNE.com’s Tom E. Curran reported. Washington was one of several players battling for the fifth receiver spot behind Julian Edelman, Danny Amendola, Chris Hogan and Malcolm Mitchell, and his release does not come as a surprise....
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Tom Brady's thumb injury appears to be very minor

Tom Brady returned to practice on Tuesday after missing the previous two days to tend to a personal matter. The last time he was seen at the New England Patriots’ facility was on Thursday, when he missed his team’s preseason game after he cut his thumb with scissors. While the extent of the injury was unknown at the time, it’s probably now safe to say it won’t prevent the...
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Police looking for Patriots fan who stole autographed helmet

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) Police in Massachusetts are seeking the public's help in identifying a man who they say stole a helmet autographed by the Super Bowl XLIX champion New England Patriots from a bar near Gillette Stadium. The theft occurred Aug. 11 at Skipjack's in Foxborough. Surveillance video from the restaurant shows a man in a Tom Brady jersey climb over the bar, take...
Via Associated Press
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Garoppolo does't know why Brady is excused from practice

Tom Brady reportedly was excused from New England Patriots practice Sunday and Monday, and even his teammates don’t know why. Backup quarterback — and Weeks 1 through 4 starter — Jimmy Garoppolo was asked Monday morning on WEEI’s “Dennis & Callahan with Minihane” where Brady has been. “Your guess is as good as mine,” Garoppolo said. “It’s kind of like the...
Via NESN.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Did the Cowboys steal the Patriots' catch phrase?

The brand new Dallas Cowboys training camp locker room has a sign on the wall with three words that may seem familiar to a group of people in Foxborough. Cowboys new training camp locker room has "Do Your Job" on wall. Patriots have three trademarks to that phrase. pic.twitter.com/IsfDkrJO2t — Darren Rovell (@darrenrovell) August 21, 2016 Indeed, “Do Your Job” is a common...
Via Sportsnaut
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Previewing the New England Patriots tight ends

After ending 2015 with a 12-4 regular season record and a complete turnout of 13-5, the New England Patriots had witnessed the resurgence of Rob Gronkowski as their starting Tight End. With players like Marcellus Bennett, AJ Derby, and Clay Harbor to follow up behind him, it looks like a fun year for tight ends in New England. Gronkowski looked to be an invaluable asset for the Patriots...
Via isportsweb.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

New England Patriots: Assessing the wide receivers

With just two weeks of preseason football left, football fans are starting to look more and more towards the regular season.  With that, comes the continuation of our assessment of each positional group for the New England Patriots. For the assessment of the defensive line, click here. For the assessment of the linebackers, click here. For the assessment of the defensive backs...
Via isportsweb.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Cardinals GM: David Johnson ‘best receiving back I’ve seen’

The expectations keep rising for Arizona Cardinals running back David Johnson, whom many are predicting to produce a monster sophomore season. The man who drafted the NFL’s next big thing at running back can’t even help himself. Cardinals general manager Steve Keim said Johnson is “probably the best receiving back” he’s ever seen, according to Dan Graziano of ESPN...
Via The Sports Daily
9 days ago  |  Discuss
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