New England Patriots: Around the Web 10/21/16

Start your morning off with the latest links from around the web about the New England Patriots.
Via CLNS Radio
19 hours ago

Even without Roethisberger, Pats defense wary of Steelers

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) Defensive end Chris Long and his New England teammates know enough about the Pittsburgh offense to realize the Steelers can be potent even without Ben Roethisberger. ''One of the best, maybe the best wide receiver corps in the league, best 1-2 punch at running back in the league, good tight ends, best offensive line in the league, up there, ... a ton of...
Via Associated Press
1 day ago  |  Discuss

New England Patriots Newsfeed Podcast 10/20/16

10/20/16 Newsfeed | Patriots sign Trevor Reilly to practice squad | Thursday practice report | Powered by CLNS Radio
Via CLNS Radio
1 day ago

Seahawks players explain why Bill Belichick is right about sideline tablets

New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick is a man of very few words. His press conferences and time with the media are typically short-lived and reveal very little about Belichick’s true feelings.That is, unless you ask him about technology – sideline tablets, in particular.Belichick went on an epic five-minute rant the other day about how bad the NFL’s Microsoft Surface tablets...
Via FOX Sports
1 day ago

Tom Brady weighs in on sideline tablet debate

FOXBORO, Mass. — Bill Belichick’s thoughts on Microsoft Surface tablets became national news Tuesday when the New England Patriots coach announced he no longer would be using them during games. One day later, Patriots quarterback Tom Brady was asked to weigh in on the issue. TB12’s take: The tablets are cool and all, but he prefers to trust his own two eyes. “I’ve never...
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Bill Belichick swears off sideline tablets in epic rant

Bill Belichick opened his Tuesday morning conference call by announcing the birth of his first grandchild. So, as newly minted grandpa, it made sense that the New England Patriots coach ended the call with a nearly five-and-a-half-minute-long rant about his disdain for new technology. Asked about a report that the Patriots’ headsets had malfunctioned during Sunday’s win over...
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Patriots’ headsets reportedly went down against Bengals

The New England Patriots were up to their old tricks again on Sunday, this time sabotaging their own headset communications during their game against the Cincinnati Bengals. Tom E. Curran of reports that the Patriots had to resort to “old school” play-calling methods after they had some technical difficulties with their electronic equipment. Offensive coordinator Josh...
Via Larry Brown Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Martellus Bennett: Vontaze Burfict apologized for low hit

Vontaze Burfict has a reputation for being a dirty player, so it’s no surprise that one of his low hits had him in the middle of a controversy. But at least this time he is apologizing. During the New England Patriots-Cincinnati Bengals game on Sunday, Burfict went low with a dive at the back of Bennett’s knees when the Pats tight end was waiting for a pass (video here). Given...
Via Larry Brown Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

New England Patriots: Week 5 AFC East update

Before week six of the NFL season kicks off, the Patriots are once again at the top of the ACF East division.  Here is the update on the other three teams in the AFC East: Buffalo Bills The Buffalo Bills have been rolling in the past few weeks, winning their last three games.  Their most recent victory was against the Los Angeles Rams, where their defense helped push them to...
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Tyler Eifert ruled out of Sunday’s game against Patriots

In what may become a rallying cry against the Pro Bowl, Bengals star tight end Tyler Eifert is ruled out for Sunday’s tilt against the New England Patriots. Bengals TE Tyler Eifert out again Sunday. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) October 14, 2016 He tried to make his way back but unfortunately suffered a back injury, which is the current reason for...
Via Sportsnaut
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Jason Witten blows off Martellus Bennett’s critical comments

To say that Jason Witten isn’t overly concerned about getting slammed recently by former Dallas Cowboys teammate Martellus Bennett might be an understatement. The Cowboys veteran tight end was blasted by the current New England Patriots player. The accusation was that Witten never talked to his younger teammate. This resulted in Bennett, who played four seasons with the Cowboys...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Alshon Jeffery responds to former teammate Martellus Bennett

Alshon Jeffery has heard what former teammate Martellus Bennett has had to say about the Chicago Bears. Unsurprisingly, he didn’t like it. Bennett was specifically critical of Jay Cutler in a segment on ESPN’s E:360. But he lumped the entire team in, saying “we just had a bunch of bit***s on the roster.” Jeffery responded, wondering why this criticism is only now coming...
Via Sportsnaut
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Garoppolo hoping ‘good things will come’ from two Pats starts

Jimmy Garoppolo was hoping a four-game audition at the start of the season would cement his status as a starting quarterback in the NFL, even if not with the New England Patriots. Unfortunately, a shoulder injury changed things a bit after a strong start. But Garoppolo is hopeful missing two games won’t hurt his future. “We had a good thing going there for a while … The first...
Via Larry Brown Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

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