NFL Draft: Patriots could target running back Carlos Hyde in first round?

The New England Patriots could go quite a few different ways with their first round pick in the 2014 NFL Draft. There have been reports that the Patriots could look to bring in another playmaking wide receiver, but now there are reports surfacing that New England could select Ohio State running back Carlos Hyde with their pick. It appears that either way they go, they are looking...
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Patriots Have Countless First-Round Options In NFL Draft (Podcast)

New England Patriots fans need to learn to expect the unexpected when it comes to Bill Belichick’s draft strategy. Anytime it seems that Belichick has been figured out, he changes the script. No one expected the Patriots to trade up to grab defensive end Chandler Jones in 2012, and after years of selecting short, shifty cornerbacks, the Patriots shocked the world by taking 6...
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New York, Stock Up On Canned Goods, CJ2K Is Approaching

Well, who woulda thought, something in the NFL of consequence has actually happened. It's been days. DAYS! I mean, there was Antonio Cromartie's birthday bash in Vegas with his wife and pals. By pals, I'm assuming they are referring to his bakers dozen amount of kids. The party had quite the twist too (because Vegas: where twists are legal and cost five dollars), with...
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Patriots Celebrate 14th Anniversary Of Drafting Tom Brady (Photo)

On April 16, 2000, the New England Patriots grabbed one of the biggest steals in NFL draft history. The Patriots picked Michigan quarterback Tom Brady with the 199th overall pick on the second day of the draft — the event was only two days back then. It was the perfect way for Bill Belichick to celebrate his 48th birthday. The Patriots celebrated Brady’s 14th anniversary with...
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This day in Pats history (sort of): Belichick's B-day and Brady gets drafted

Greg M. Cooper/US PresswireOne could make the argument that the 16th of April is the most important day in Patriots history for 2 reasons. Reason #1: Bill Belichick was born on this day in 1952. Reason #2: The Patriots drafted one Tom Brady on April 16th, 2000. April 16 is a special day in #Patriots history: Bill Belichick was born on this day in 1952, and Tom Brady was drafted 199th...
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Bill Belichick’s Best Moments From Past Year Compiled To Celebrate Birthday

The 2014 NFL season was a taxing one for the New England Patriots, and through it all, Bill Belichick had his usual funny and dour moments with the media. To celebrate Belichick’s 62nd birthday, let’s go through some of the Patriots head coach’s top moments from the past year. Sept. 23, 2013: Belichick was continuously asked about tight end Rob Gronkowski and wide receiver...
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Patriots team store celebrates Bill Belichick’s birthday with free hoodie pin (pic)

Wednesday marks Bill Belichick’s 62nd birthday, so the New England Patriots official team store has opted to properly commemorate the day in a typically Belichickian fashion: Any fan who purchases a “Belichick” hoodie will receive a free Belichick hoodie pin. The hooded sweatshirts retail for $64.95 and hoodie pin probably has a suggested retail value […] The post Patriots...
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Happy Birthday, Grumblelord!

In honor of our mighty Grumblelord’s birthday, a poem:Roses are red, Violets are blue, I’m wearing this sweatshirt just for you.Also honoring Coach Bill Belichick’s birthday, the Patriots pro shop which is offering free hoodie pins with the purchase of — you guessed it — a hoodie. As someone with a long interest in sports merchandising, I have to wonder why the team has...
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Report: Rob Gronkowski to ‘take his time’ returning to Patriots

New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski is “right where he should be” in his recovery from a torn ACL and MCL.  But that doesn’t mean he will rush his return. According to Bleacher Report’s Mike Freeman, Gronkowski plans to ”take his time and then take more time.” Tom Brady’s top target has battled numerous injuries, with back-to-back offseasons consumed...
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Report: Patriots expected to be active in the draft while looking for a big play receiver

var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; This isn’t much of a surprise at all, but the New England Patriots are expected to move around quite a bit in next month’s NFL Draft as they look for a big play wide receiver,  according to Mike Freeman of Bleacher Report. The entire NFL is fascinated with Bill Belichick and everything...
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1 day ago  |  1 Comment

Report: Patriots Want To Trade Up In First Round, Draft Wide Receiver

The New England Patriots could shock the league by trading up in the 2014 NFL draft. The Patriots are looking to move up in the first round of the draft to find a top-tier wide receiver, team officials told Bleacher Report’s Mike Freeman. Head coach Bill Belichick believes a major receiving threat is one of the Patriots’ “main missing ingredients,” Freeman reported Wednesday...
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Patriots giving away free pins with a purchase of a hoodie in honor of Bill Belichick’s birthday

var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; Patriots head coach Bill Belichick turned 62 years-old today and to honor him,  the Patriots are giving away free pins with a purchase of a Patriots hoodie from their team store. Patriots head coach Bill Belichick turns 62 today. — Field Yates (@FieldYates) April 16, 2014 It's Bill...
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New England Patriots Mock Draft (v.5)

Hi everyone, welcome to the 5th edition of iSportsWeb’s New England Patriots Mock Draft aka Patriots Mock Draft V: The Face of Draft. Glad to have you. As a quick refresher, here are the first, second, third, and fourth editions of the draft, which you can take a look at. Guys, the draft is almost here. Like three weeks away. Things are getting serious. The last free agents are...
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Bruce Ellington to visit Patriots

Photo from NESNSouth Carolina wide receiver Bruce Ellington is set to visit the Patriots, among other teams, according to Christopher Price of WEEI (tweet below).South Carolina wide receiver Bruce Ellington to meet with Patriots, Cards & Rams this week, per @MikeGarafolo.— Christopher Price (@cpriceNFL) April 14, 2014Per NESN, Ellington put up 775 yards on 49 catches with 8...
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Time to Re-assess my Patriots mock draft

Those that follow my articles know I spend countless hours studying the Patriots personnel, and everything about their drafting process. The addition of the last pick in the 4th round of this year's draft as a compensatory pick was surprising. This was great news as the Patriots look ahead to the draft, and more personnel moves over the coming months. There is one thing...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

New England Patriots: Should they actually draft a wide receiver?

Bear with me here, I’m about to ignore everything I’ve ever written about this year’s draft for the New England Patriots. My blueprint for a successful draft has been pretty consistent since the free agency rush subsided: Trade down, spend three of their first four picks on the defensive front seven, nab a tight end […] The post New England Patriots: Should they actually...
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Belichick may not stand Pat in NFL Draft

With less than a month to go before the NFL draft, the suspense is starting to build a bit. As they did last year, the Patriots hold the No. 29 pick in the first round. Would anyone be shocked if Bill Belichick traded down, and collected a fleet of picks for his No. 1? The Patriots, though, are seemingly in the go-for-it mode, so perhaps they might make the selection at 29 or...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Bill Belichick’s Proposal Has NFL Considering Challenging Penalties

Only one of Bill Belichick’s proposals at the NFL Annual Meeting passed, but his idea to revamp the replay system has the league talking. The New England Patriots proposed to allow coaches to challenge all plays — including penalties — besides scoring plays, which are automatically reviewed. “Coach Belichick bringing it up this year, and the way he argued it, it really does...
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Bill Belichick has changed the way the league views replay rules

Patriots coach Bill Belichick’s proposal to allow coaches to challenge any call that any official makes was voted down by the owners this offseason. But that doesn’t mean Belichick’s ideas aren’t being taken seriously. NFL competition committee co-chair Rich McKay said on ESPN Radio’s “The Herd” that Belichick is getting the rest of the league to think more deeply...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Rob Gronkowski on track with ACL recovery, to start jogging soon

New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski is right on schedule with his rehab and remains on track for his scheduled return. Gronkowski suffered a torn ACL and MCL in early December, and has been rehabbing his surgically repaired knee since undergoing the knife on Jan. 9. As I said on TA, Patriots TE Rob Gronkowski visited Dr. James Andrews this week. He’s right where he...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Top 5 draft picks of the Belichick era

Top 5 Draft Picks in the Hoody Era Since taking over in New England back in 2000, Bill Belichick has been hit and miss, like many coaches & general managers, when it comes to the NFL draft. Belichick has swung and missed miserably at some picks (Bethel Johnson, Chad Jackson, Laurence Maroney anyone?), but has taken flyers in the back half of the draft that have panned out beyond...
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Reloading the Musket - Part 4: Choosing developmental quarterback an elementary task

The mainstay of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes character in his quest to make truth out of mystery was his theory that once he eliminated the impossible, whatever remained - no matter how improbable - must be the truth.It is a crude formula that still leaves much open to interpretation, but Holmes never had to try and match wits with the football mind of Bill Belichick...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Redskins 2014 preseason schedule released

Photo: The Redskins 2014 preseason schedule has been released, and the Jay Gruden era in Washington will begin with a stern test against the New England Patriots in Week 1 (date and time to be determined) at FedEx Field.  Gruden, the first year Redskins head coach, will be going up against Bill Belichick and his 19 years of NFL head coaching experience. ...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

lolpats: Bill Belichick reacts to former #Patriots linebacker...

lolpats: Bill Belichick reacts to former #Patriots linebacker Brandon Spikes prediction
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Brandon Spikes: ‘Icing on my cake to hand the Patriots two big L’s this year’

Buffalo Bills linebacker Brandon Spikes took some more shots at his former team, the New England Patriots, Wednesday. Spikes, who played his first four seasons in New England, signed a one-year deal with Buffalo this offseason. The 26-year-old Spikes, who was critical of the Patriots for placing him on injured reserve in January, took to Twitter Wednesday to rant against his...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

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