New England Patriots: five players to watch in training camp

While the New England Patriots are coming off a Super Bowl title, their roster still has some questions surrounding it. Training camp for the Patriots will start on July 29th and will have a joint practice with the Saints on August 19th and 20th following the first preseason game against the Packers. Here are some players to keep your eye on during training camp. Malcolm Brown ...
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New England Patriots up for 5 ESPY awards

The New England Patriots had a successful 2014 season as they won the fourth Super Bowl in franchise history after defeating the Seattle Seahawks. As a result, the Patriots have been nominated for five ESPY awards. Head coach Bill Belichick has been nominated for the best coach and will compete with Duke men's basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski, UCONN women's basketball coach Geno...
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Is Michael Hoomanawanui’s time in New England up?

With the New England Patriots having a new-found surplus of tight ends, you have to wonder if Michael Hoomanawanui is included in those plans. The “Hooman” has never been the greatest receiving tight end. In his three years with New England, Hooman has only caught 20 balls for 289 yards and 1 touchdown. Not really setting the world on fire. He has always been a pretty good...
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Weekend web roundup: New England Patriots

Undrafted in focus: Patriots tight end Jimmay Mundine Over 50 New England Patriots players are younger than Jimmy. But age isn't all that makes the 26-year-old undrafted free agent a unique one ... Patriots celebrate 'the fourth' on Instagram When you're the Patriots and you're just coming off of your fourth Super Bowl title ... reporter for Comcast SportsNet, mainly covering...
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Cheaters Never Win: What's the NFL To Do?

If you were thinking that this was going to be another article calling out the New England Patriots, Bill Belichick, and Tom Brady for cheating their way to yet another title, you might be disappointed. As the NFL and not a few fans and pundits like to put it, "gaining a competitive advantage", is a misnomer, though. I thought that the whole object of COMPETITION was to gain an advantage...
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Is Josh McDaniels the New England Patriots coach in waiting?

Let’s face it. Bill Belichick won’t be the head coach of the New England Patriots forever, no matter how much we may want him to be. Belichick is only 63 years old which isn’t that old in the NFL coaching hierarchy. He just won his fourth Super Bowl as a head coach and shows no signs of slowing down. AROUND COVER32 First and 10: Ten NFL showdowns destined to generate fireworks...
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Three most underrated players on the Vikings’ roster

The Minnesota Vikings don’t have too many well-known superstars on their roster. In fact, many would tell you Adrian Peterson is the lone Pro Bowl-caliber player on that team. Then they’ll tell you Mike Wallace is overrated, Cordarelle Patterson will be a bust and that Anthony Barr is solid but not great. But lost in the cards are a handful of Vikings players that quietly will...
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Three games where the Bears are capable of pulling off the major upset

The Chicago Bears and their fans may not be expecting for major things in the Windy City in 2015. Though things are looking like another losing season early on, the Bears have more overall talent than you think. That being said, they’re also capable of beating some of the league’s elite teams next season. Here are some of their three toughest game where a Bears’ victory is...
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The five most memorable games of the Tom Brady-Bill Belichick Era

Have you ever just sat down and looked back at a game and just thought to yourself…”this is a game I will never forget.” It’s the type of game you see when you are young and that you just smile upon witnessing either a crazy even during the game or a crazy ending in general. A game where you can sit down proudly next to your children and give an awesome story of how the game...
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Is Jimmy Garoppolo the next franchise quarterback in New England?

Deflategate has been beaten to death like a six year old’s birthday piñata. Ball pressure, Tom Brady, Bill Belichick, Robert Kraft and a potentially tarnished legacy. The jury is still out on what is to become of Tom Brady’s four game suspension, which he is appealing, but one small piece of the puzzle passing through the cracks of the canyon is the potential of young Jimmy...
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The Buffalo Bills top 3 second chance players

As most of you know the Buffalo Bills signed Richie Incognito this off season. Richie has had his fair share of problems in the NFL, and this is more like his sixth chance and his second stint in Buffalo. Anyway…Incognito has (so far) kept his nose clean and if he can return to his pro bowl Miami Dolphins self will improve an offensive line in need of some major improving. Incognito’s...
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Three reasons why Tom Brady and Bill Belichick should retire together

Bill Belichick and Tom Brady will be forever linked in New England Patriots history. There is no denying that. You could certainly argue that neither one of them would be quite as successful individually as they have been together. AROUND COVER32 Five Things: Teams no one is talking about but should be Top 10: The NFL’s best defensive tackles All-AFC West Team 2015: Can anyone...
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Musket Reloaded - Part 8: McCourty, Harmon Key Patriots' Big Nickle Secondary

McCourty (L) and Harmon celebrate Harmon's game-ending interception against Baltimore last seasonBill Belichick has established an annual tradition of "reaching" early for a later round prospect in the NFL Draft - and three out of the last four "reaches" have been for safeties.Indeed, starting with Illinois defensive back Tavon Wilson in 2012, Rutgers' safety Duron Harmon in 2013...
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Navy is going to allow Joe Cardona to play next season

In the fifth round of the 2015 NFL Draft, the New England Patriots drafted….a long snapper? Yup. Navy’s Joe Cardona was selected by coach Bill Belichick. Drafting a long snapper out of Navy in the fifth round, when you could in theory grab him in the seventh round or sign him as a UDFA, is the ultimate Belichick move. Belichick’s father, Steve Belichick, coached at Navy...
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The most underappreciated player on the New England Patriots

There’s so many stars on the New England Patriots roster that it’s hard to keep track.  Tom Brady might just be the greatest NFL quarterback of all time.  Rob Gronkowski might just be the best tight end in the game.  Stephen Gostkowski has the most points scored in a single season in team history. Let’s not forget that the Patriots also have the greatest coach of all time...
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Former LSU RB Kevin Faulk said Patriots' coach Bill Belichick turned him 'inside-out' | Video

Former LSU running back Kevin Faulk talks to the media at Thursday's press conference prior to his induction into the Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame.
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Photo: Bill Belichick vacationing in Greece

While New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady is in New York appealing his four game suspension to NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, head coach Bill Belichick is busy relaxing in Greece with girlfriend Linda Holliday.TMZ has photos of Belichick enjoying the Greek Isle of Santorini by doing some shopping and hanging out at a bar.Life's pretty easy when you are one of the best NFL...
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Malcolm Butler situation says a lot about the Patriots and Bill Belichick

The New England Patriots have other situations to deal with that involve the rules, not just Deflategate. This time it’s a problem with the NFLPA. As reported earlier by Ben Millett, the NFLPA has filed a grievance against the New England Patriots. Earlier this off-season, Malcolm Butler was late to the first day of OTAs because he missed his flight. The Patriots punished him by...
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Chip Kelly takes a page out of Bill Belichick’s playbook

He’s not the most popular guy in the NFL, but it’s hard to argue with the results that Bill Belichick has gotten during his tenure as head coach of the New England Patriots. Four rings. Six conference championships. A million division titles. Add it all up and it’s the most impressive coaching resume in football over the last 15 years. What’s most remarkable is Belichick’s...
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Patriots Position Roster Review: Special Teams

Going into each season, NFL fans focus upon their respective teams and break down their offenses and defenses. However, the underrated third phase of the game that is special teams, slips through the cracks.Bill Belichick has always taken great pride in putting just as much emphasis on special teams as the other two sides of the ball.This will be Joe Judges first year as special...
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Malcolm Jenkins: Chip Kelly taking a page from Bill Belichick's playbook

Chip Kelly doesn't come from the same coaching tree as Bill Belichick, but the two head coaches have a similar way of doing things. Both coaches approach their franchise with a team-first mentality that prioritizes the whole over the individual in every instance.Veteran safety Malcolm Jenkins is only in his second season under Kelly, but he can see the forest through the trees when...
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Rex Ryan vs. Bill Belichick: The rivalry continues

With the 2015 NFL season looming, teams are looking to best the New England Patriots and take a shot at beating the defending champions. The Patriots’ title came with a fair amount of controversy, see any article about Tom Brady in the past five months, and the other 31 teams in the league are looking for that elusive ring. So where does this leave division rival Buffalo Bills...
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Bill Belichick is keeping fans guessing with his personnel decisions at tight end

Two weeks ago the New England Patriots seemed stacked at the tight end position with a deep group of young players and veterans behind All-Pro tight end, Rob Gronkowski. With Gronkowski not rehabbing from surgery for the first postseason since his rookie year in 2011, he seems poised to eclipse his 82 receptions for 1,124 yards and 12 touchdowns (all stats from Pro-Football-Reference...
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'It's Good to be Gronk' memoir gives revealing look at Gronk

  If you want to have every assumption you ever made about Rob Gronkowski confirmed, then look no further than his upcoming book.   The New England Patriots tight end penned his memoir, “It’s Good to Be Gronk,” with agent Jason Rosenhaus, and it’s set to hit shelves on July 14. But the MMQB’s Robert Klemko provided the world with some excerpts on on...
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New England Patriots ready to bring back the dual tight end sets?

What seems like many moons ago for all New England Patriots fans, they once ruled the dual tight end sets. With two young, ultra-talented tight ends bursting onto the scene, the New England offense was lighting up the league. Rob Gronkowski and Aaron Hernandez were torching defenses. “Bill Belichick is a genius! He’s always a step ahead of the rest of the league! Bill...
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