PATRIOTS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Patriots WR Malcolm Mitchell clueless about fantasy football

If you play fantasy football, then chances are you’ve heard of New England Patriots receiver Malcolm Mitchell, who has been coming on strong of late. Interestingly enough, the talented wideout has no idea what fantasy football is all about, even though he says his family talks to him about it. “I don’t know much about it,” Mitchell said, per Mark Daniels of the Providence...
Via Sportsnaut
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Watch Bill Belichick draw up a play from his father's 1959 Navy playbook

In the lead up to the annual Army-Navy game on Saturday, New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick sat down with former Navy running back Joe Bellino, the 1960 Heisman Trophy winner, to talk football and some X's and O's.Belichick is connected to Navy because his father Steve coached at the United States Naval Academy, where he became a highly respected and astute scout who...
Via FOX Sports
20 hours ago

Patriots rookie Malcom Mitchell awaits Monday night stage

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) Things just keep getting better for rookie Malcolm Mitchell. The rookie receiver the past two games has suddenly become an important part of the New England offense. Now comes a big Monday night stage. ''I know (there's) a lot of excitement around it,'' Mitchell said Thursday as the Patriots prepared for their home game against the Baltimore Ravens in a...
Via Associated Press
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

New England Patriots Reportedly A 'Strong Candidate' to Play International Game in 2017

12/9/16 Newsfeed | Patriots reportedly “strong candidate” for international game | Practice report | Powered by CLNS Radio
Via CLNS Radio
21 hours ago

Prosecutors push for cellphone evidence at Hernandez trial

BOSTON (AP) Massachusetts prosecutors have asked a judge to reject a request from former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez to bar them from using the contents of his cellphone as evidence in his upcoming double murder trial. Lawyers for Hernandez argue that authorities learned about the phone through confidential communications between Hernandez and his sports agent, Brian...
Via Associated Press
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Harbaugh stands by claim Pats broke rules in 2015 playoff game

It has been nearly two years since the New England Patriots beat the Baltimore Ravens in a playoff game thanks in part to a loophole in the NFL rule book, and John Harbaugh still has not completely moved on. While speaking to reporters on Thursday, Harbaugh was asked about the Patriots exploiting the rules regarding eligible and ineligible receivers. He didn’t exactly ignore the...
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

New England Patriots Sign Wide Receiver Griff Whalen

With injuries coming into the mix, the Patriots look to add depth on offense. 
Via CLNS Radio
1 day ago

Joe Flacco used to sleep in room with Tom Brady posters

Joe Flacco and Tom Brady will share the field Monday night at Gillette Stadium as the New England Patriots host the Baltimore Ravens. But did you know they once shared a room? Well, kind of … OK, not really. But Flacco apparently used to sleep in a room at his parents’ house that had Brady posters on the wall. The Ravens quarterback moved back home into his parents’ house...
Via NESN.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Terrell Suggs still refusing to say Tom Brady's name

Terrell Suggs and Tom Brady have played the roles of fierce rivals over the years during the contentious gridiron battles between the former’s Baltimore Ravens and the latter’s New England Patriots. And even though Suggs in a way respects Brady, he curiously makes it a practice to never utter the quarterback’s name. Instead, Suggs routinely uses the droll “quarterback...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Boomer Esiason: Browns would be undefeated with Tom Brady

The Cleveland Browns sit at 0-12, and realistically, can finish the season with an 0-16 record. But former league MVP Boomer Esiason believes that with Tom Brady as Cleveland’s quarterback, the team would be undefeated. Speaking on Inside the NFL, Esiason said (h/t John Breech, CBS Sports) that “I don’t think he’d put up with what we’re watching, and what we’re watching...
Via Sportsnaut
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Goodell didn't call to congratulate Brady on record

The idea of NFL commissioner Roger Goodell calling Tom Brady for breaking the record of wins by a starting quarterback drew a hearty laugh from the New England Patriots signal caller. Jim Gray asked Brady if Goodell, President Barack Obama or President-elect Donald Trump had called the QB after winning his 201st game Sunday against the Los Angeles Rams. On if he heard from Obama...
Via NESN.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Jeff Fisher: ‘We’re on a record setting pace with our punt team’

With two more losses, Jeff Fisher will make NFL history. It’s going to happen this year, or I’ll eat my hat. So how in the world does Jeff Fisher still have a job with the 4-8 Los Angeles Rams? Well, perhaps it’s because he can keep us endlessly entertained with magic tricks on the sidelines to distract us from all the losing (watch here). Or perhaps it’s because of gems...
Via Sportsnaut
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Brady reveals most meaningful win of his NFL career

Tom Brady earned his NFL record 201st career win Sunday as the New England Patriots defeated the Los Angeles Rams at Gillette Stadium. Plenty more wins could be on the way, too, as Brady has shown no signs of slowing down at age 39. But some victories just are bigger than others. And when Brady was asked Monday on WEEI’s “Kirk and Callahan” about which of his 201 career wins...
Via NESN.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Patriots have no intention of trading Gronkowski

With Rob Gronkowski having recently undergone his third back surgery since 2009, there has been some speculation that his career — at least with the New England Patriots — could be over. According to one report, that is not the case. Ian Rapoport of NFL Media said Sunday that the Patriots are “absolutely” planning on Gronkowski being with the team in 2017 and beyond. The...
Via Larry Brown Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Former NFL doc hints Gronk's injury could threaten career

New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski will have had three back surgeries since 2009 once his latest procedure is completed, and it goes without saying that there is some major concern about that. How major, exactly? Some are wondering if Gronkowski will ever play in the NFL again. Former Patriots team doctor Thomas Gill spoke with WBZ in Boston Thursday about Gronkowski’s...
Via Larry Brown Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Even without Gronk, the Patriots are still the team to beat in the AFC

The New England Patriots released a statement on Thursday night saying that tight end Rob Gronkowski (back surgery) is unlikely to play again this season: Patriots just released this statement on Rob Gronkowski and the lung injury he suffered against the Seahawks. pic.twitter.com/nercqOwjUR — Albert Breer (@AlbertBreer) December 2, 2016 Despite this news, New England remains...
Via The Comeback
8 days ago  |  Discuss
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