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Matthew Slater returns to Patriots on two-year deal

Matthew Slater is returning to New England despite a brief flirtation with the enemy.The special teams ace got a two-year deal with the Patriots, according to ESPN’s Mike Reiss. Slater had visited the Pittsburgh Steelers over the weekend, which may have given New England somewhat of a scare.Slater is the Patriots’ special teams captain and has made the Pro Bowl seven straight years...
Via Larry Brown Sports
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Documentary director: ‘Hard time envisioning’ Tom Brady playing well into his 40s

The director of the recent Facebook documentary about Tom Brady says he has a “hard time envisioning” the New England Patriots quarterback playing well into his 40s, as Brady himself once pledged to do.Gotham Chopra, who had unprecedented access to Brady and his family over the past year while compiling footage for “Tom vs. Time,” recently expressed doubt about Brady being able to...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
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Patriots release LB Shea McClellin

The Patriots have parted ways with linebacker Shea McClellin, releasing him with a failed physical designation, according to ESPN’s Field Yates (on Twitter). McLellin was unable to suit up last year after beginning the season on injured reserve and suffering a concussion at practice during his comeback attempt.McClellin, 28, was taken in the first round of the NFL Draft by the Bears...
Via Pro Football Rumors
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New England Patriots: Addition of Cordarrelle Patterson

After the first couple days of free agency, the New England Patriots remained fairly quiet. At the same time, they were losing valuable players like Malcolm Butler and Dion Lewis to the Tennessee Titans, Danny Amendola to the Miami Dolphins, and Nate Solder to the New York Giants. However, in the last couple of days, they have signed Adrian Clayborne to fill a need at the defensive...
Via isportsweb.com
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WATCH: Recapping A Busy Weekend For BILL BELICHICK & The PATRIOTS

After losing multiple key players last week, Bill Belichick and the Patriots finally made some moves of their own over the weekend, adding 5 players via free agency and trades. We're these the right moves for the Patriots? Did Bill Belichick give up too much? And how will the new guys fit in? Alex Barth and Mike Alongi discuss on this CLNS Media Patriots Roundtable. For more Patriots...
Via YouTube
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Report: Cowboys host LaAdrian Waddle on visit

The Cowboys are hosting LaAdrian Waddle on a visit, according to Ian Rapoport of NFL.com (on Twitter). He joins fellow Patriots free agent tackle Cameron Fleming who is also meeting with Dallas. The Pats are hoping to retain one or both tackles, particularly after losing Nate Solder in free agency to the Giants. The Cowboys, meanwhile, are looking to reinforce their already powerful...
Via Pro Football Rumors
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Rob Gronkowski spotted dressed as leprechaun, cryptic about retirement

A lot of the football talk in the Boston area pertains to whether or not Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski will return for his ninth season with the team.Gronk has sent a serious of cryptic messages on social media, but hasn’t definitively weighed in one way or another.He was spotted at a bar on St. Patrick’s Day, dressed as a leprechaun, which is classic Gronk. When asked about...
Via The Sports Daily
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Raiders to trade Cordarrelle Patterson to the Patriots

Cordarrelle Patterson is still just 27 years old and is a two-time All-Pro (2013, 2016). But the Oakland Raiders are sending him to the New England Patriots. But as for the compensation? It’s not much. Over five seasons, Patterson has just 163 receptions for 1,625 yards and 7 touchdowns. But that’s not all. He also has 454 yards on the ground with 6 touchdowns while averaging 10...
Via The Sports Post
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Matthew Slater reportedly visiting with Steelers

Longtime New England Patriot Matthew Slater is threatening to pull a reverse James Harrison.Slater is visiting with the Pittsburgh Steelers on Saturday, ESPN’s Field Yates reports. Slater, a former fifth-round pick by the Patriots in 2008, has been with New England his entire career. He serves as the team’s special teams captain and has made seven Pro Bowls as a special teamer.The...
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

New England Patriots look to recoup losses in free agency

There was an air of concern settling over New England after the Patriots let a number of key players from last season walk in free agency. Wide receiver Danny Amendola was the first, and probably the most surprising. Amendola is close to fellow receiver Julian Edelman and was featured in Tom Brady’s Tom vs. Time documentary. He has also drawn praise from head coach Bill Belichick...
Via isportsweb.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Patriots sign RB Jeremy Hill

The New England Patriots are finally adding some players after letting some big names walk in free agency this week. According to ESPN’s Field Yates, the Patriots are signing ex-Cincinnati Bengals running back Jeremy Hill. Talk about a complete change of scenery for Hill. He goes from working with Andy Dalton to Tom Brady just like that. For this, Hill is an instant winner.The 25...
Via Sportsnaut
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Adrian Clayborn reportedly signs with the Patriots

In an offseason that has been filled with departure after departure, the two-time defending AFC champion New England Patriots have finally added a key cog in free agency.ESPN’s Adam Schefter is reporting that New England has signed veteran defensive end Adrian Clayborn. Clayborn himself also made the announcement on his official Instagram account. This is a pretty big get for New...
Via Sportsnaut
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Tom Brady: Gisele is ‘so supportive’ of decision to continue NFL career

Much has been made of Gisele Bundchen’s weariness and concern over husband Tom Brady’s NFL career over the past year. So much so, in fact, that reports have surfaced suggesting Bundchen want Brady to retire. But to hear it from Brady himself, his wife is “so supportive” of his decision to keep playing. “At the end of the day, she’s been such a supportive wife, and been so supportive...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
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Reporter hints at more discord between Belichick, Pats stars

The NFL season coming to an end may not mean the end of the supposed power struggle within the New England Patriots organization.NBC Sports Boston’s Mike Giardi tweeted on Thursday that Bill Belichick has been making some of the top Pats players like Rob Gronkowski and Tom Brady “miserable.” He also says a lot of the issues revolve around the Alex Guerrero problems. Guerrero is Brady...
Via Larry Brown Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Browns trade Jason McCourty to the Patriots

The Cleveland Browns made another trade on Thursday. But this time, they would send a player the other way. Jason McCourty, twin brother of Devin, is on his way to the Patriots. Instead of releasing him, as they said they would earlier in the day, they move up in the draft. It’s not a tremendous move, but it’s better than getting nothing for him at all.Now the McCourty twins get...
Via The Sports Post
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Patriots honor passing of Stephen Hawking, who once met Robert Kraft

The New England Patriots have taken to Twitter to honor the memory of Stephen Hawking, the renowned theoretical physicist who passed away Wednesday at the age of 76. Interestingly, the Patriots and Hawking have previously crossed paths, so the tribute was not as strange as it may seem. Hawking met Patriots owner Robert Kraft back in 2016. The iconic scientist was in Boston for a...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
6 days ago  |  Discuss

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