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Julian Edelman Reads Harsh 2009 Scouting Report About Himself (Video)

He’s too small. His durability is questionable. He isn’t going to make an impact on an NFL team. New England Patriots receiver Julian Edelman has heard every ounce of criticism hurled his way, but in a new video released Monday for CoachUp, Tom Brady’s go-to weapon showed how he proved the critics wrong through hard work and determination. Edelman’s road to the NFL hasn...
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What we learned from the New England Patriots’ Week 2 win

After a disappointing loss to the Miami Dolphins to open the season, the New England Patriots made a statement against the Minnesota Vikings this week, dominating 30-7. While many fans pressed the panic button just seven days ago, the Patriots showed that they are a force to be reckoned with. Here’s what we learned from the Patriots’ Week Two victory: The Patriots’ Defense...
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12 hours ago  |  Discuss

The NFL’s wacky Week 2 (including the New England Patriots) featured amazing tweets

If you thought the first Sunday of the NFL season was crazy, yesterday managed to be even wackier. The Bills are alone atop the AFC East, the Saints are 0-2 after losing to the Browns and the defending champs were smacked in the mouth by the Chargers. To finish the day off the Bears stunned the 49ers with an epic comeback on Sunday Night Football. Did you miss any of it? No worries...
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Three teams I could see pulling the trigger for Adrian Peterson

Since Adrian Peterson is the talk of the NFL right now, even after the messed up week 1 the NFL put together; I thought it would be right to find a home for Adrian Peterson if he was in fact traded. So what I did was I came up with three NFL teams I could […] The post Three teams I could see pulling the trigger for Adrian Peterson appeared first on NFL Draft Diamonds.
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15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Dont’a Hightower’s Enhanced Pass Rush Among Takeaways From Patriots’ Win

MINNEAPOLIS — There’s no longer any doubt. The New England Patriots have the deepest secondary in the NFL. The Patriots were missing two key cornerbacks on Sunday, and they still held Minnesota Vikings quarterback Matt Cassel to 202 yards with just one touchdown and four interceptions. Brandon Browner is serving a four-game suspension? Alfonzo Dennard has a last minute shoulder...
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17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Watch: Chandler Jones blocks field goal and returns it for touchdown

New England Patriots defensive end Chandler Jones completed the special teams trifecta on one play by blocking a second-quarter field goal by the Minnesota Vikings, then scooping the football off the turf and returning it nearly 60 yards for a touchdown. The Patriots were already dominating the Vikings, who are without Adrian Peterson following his arrest for child abuse earlier...
Via The Sports Daily
1 day ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Chandler Jones blocks field goal, returns it for TD

Matt Cassel missed Cordarrelle Patterson for a late first half TD and instead of a 17-14 halftime deficit, the Vikings were forced to attempt a long field goal. Patriots defensive end had no interest in a 7-point lead therefore elected to block the attempt and rumble for a massive touchdown: Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Darrelle Revis Makes First Interception With the New England Patriots

There are certain things that are going to happen, The sun is going to rise. Nightfall will eventually come. Gas prices are going to rise, and the fat kid will eat the cupcake (true story; I just finished it). Oh--and someone will be foolish enough to test Revis Island and defensive back Darrelle Revis will make his first interception as a member of the New England Patriots.It was...
Via FatManWriting
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Watch: Darrelle Revis picks off first pass in a Patriots uniform

With the New England Patriots leading the Minnesota Vikings early in the second quarter, cornerback Darrelle Revis recorded his first interception of the 2014 NFL season on a pass by Matt Cassel down the right side of the field. Revis made the interception look easy, playing the football like a receiver and reminding quarterbacks everywhere of why should never even bother throwing...
Via The Sports Daily
1 day ago  |  Discuss

'The Leftovers' star modeled her character after Bill Belichick

Bill Belichick’s influence apparently extends all the way to Hollywood. Actress Ann Dowd, who played stone-cold cult leader Patti on the first season of the HBO series “The Leftovers,” told The Boston Globe this week that she drew inspiration from the New England Patriots head coach while developing her character. “After about the third episode or so, Patti kept reminding...
Via NESN.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Jones, Hightower fined for QB hits

The NFL is coming down harder than ever on defensive players who get a little rough with opposing QBs. Right out of the gate, two Patriots, Chandler Jones and Dont’a Hightower have been fined after their first game of the season (and loss) for hitting Miami Dolphins quarterback Ryan Tannehill. That's $16,537 each as a result of their individual roughing-the-passer penalties...
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Bill Belichick is one game away from joining Elite company

1 Don Shula* 347 2 George Halas* 324 3 Tom Landry* 270 4 Curly Lambeau* 229 5 Chuck Noll* 209 6 Marty Schottenheimer 205 7 Dan Reeves 201 That is the list of coaches Bill Belichick is about to join. That is pretty impressive. So if the Patriots win 10 games this season, Hoodie could […] The post Bill Belichick is one game away from joining Elite company appeared first on NFL Draft Diamonds.
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

New England Patriots: Week 2 Preview, Prediction

This Sunday, the New England Patriots travel to Minnesota to take on the Vikings. The game will be broadcast on CBS at 1PM EST, and commentary will be provided by the illustrious pair of Ian Eagle and Dan Fouts (plus Jenny Dell!).   About Last Week… Well…yikes. Whatever naysayers there were about this Patriots team must have even been surprised by last week’s loss to the Dolphins...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Is Aaron Dobson the key missing piece of the Patriots offense?

Last year heading into his rookie year, we heard several comparisons drawn between Aaron Dobson and Randy Moss. Size, speed, ability to stretch the field, catch radius, etc. Dobson was the receiver who would revitalize the team's deep threat that has been missing since Randy's departure.Getty ImagesDobson's on-field production did not approach those of Moss, but those...
Via Patriots Life
4 days ago  |  1 Comment

Tom Brady and Gisele Bundchen’s Boston mansion nearing completion (photos)

Lost amid the much more exciting and relevant news of the NFL’s opening weekend — not to mention the news that (gasp) he shaved off his beard (NO!) — comes the news reported over the weekend by the Daily Mail that the lavish mansion New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady and his wife Gisele Bundchen […] The post Tom Brady and Gisele Bundchen’s Boston mansion nearing...
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5 days ago  |  1 Comment
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