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Nick Saban is clueless about why Lane Kiffin is so disliked

Nick Saban might be the only person left who doesn’t understand why Lane Kiffin is so disliked among the public. The real reason he is disliked is because he is an abrasive, off-putting, arrogant jerk who thinks he is Bill Belichick when he is really just Josh McDaniels. Fans and media members know this. Saban […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Steve Beauharnais, Danny Aiken Among Patriots’ Most Surprising Roster Cuts

The New England Patriots’ initial 53-man roster is set, but it’s far from finalized. Over the next eight days, the Patriots will continue to make transactions before next Sunday’s Week 1 matchup against the Miami Dolphins. Bill Belichick and the Patriots’ front office’s job isn’t done for the day, either. Now that they have dropped 22 players from their active roster...
Via NESN.com
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Weekly Rewind: Garoppolo; Belichick’s worst cuts; Brady’s pissed; Tim Wright

In case you missed it: Columns from the cover32 universe to catch up on anything and everything from the New England Patriots this week. New England Patriots - How did Jimmy Garoppolo do in the Patriots’ preseason finale? (READ) - A brief history of Bill Belichick’s most cold-blooded cuts. (READ) - How’d Tom Brady react when he heard Logan Mankins was traded? (READ) - What...
Via cover32 - Patriots
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

2014 Season Preview: AFC East

The time has come … the start is near … we have reached the beginning of the regular season in the NFL.  But, before we get to the first game on Thursday, there are still some storylines to discuss and predictions to be made.  In this season preview, I will breakdown the players to watch in each division and make some season predictions across the NFL.  AFC East: New England...
Via FF Locker Room
1 day ago  |  Discuss

2014 New England Patriots Preview: Bill Belichick gets more talent | The MMQB with Peter King

2014 New England Patriots Preview: Bill Belichick gets more talent | The MMQB with Peter King:...
Via Pats Propaganda
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Tom Brady Makes Rare Cameo As Extra Point Holder For Patriots (GIF)

Jimmy Garappolo took every snap at quarterback for the New England Patriots on Thursday, but Tom Brady’s night wasn’t entirely uneventful. The quarterback entered the game for one play midway through the second quarter of the Patriots’ final preseason game, serving as the holder on a Stephen Gostkowski extra point. Punter Ryan Allen normally handles the holding duties for...
Via NESN.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Patriots 53-Man Roster Projection: Ryan Mallett, Stevan Ridley Make The Cut

The New England Patriots’ locker room will be tense over the next three days. Bill Belichick and the Patriots’ coaches and front office will review the game film from Thursday night’s preseason finale against the New York Giants and make their final roster decisions before they must cut 22 players by Saturday at 6 p.m. to whittle their roster down to 53 players. The Patriots’...
Via NESN.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

A brief history of Bill Belichick’s cold-blooded cuts

The big NFL news of this week, besides Josh Gordon’s ludicrous yearlong suspension, was the Patriots’ trading of All-Pro Guard Logan Mankins to the Buccaneers. Mankins was a 6x Pro-Bowler in New England and one of the last iconic players left over from the Super Bowl teams of years past. In exchange for Mankins, Tampa shipped over “move” Tight End Tim Wright (a college Wideout...
Via cover32 - Patriots
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Bill Belichick Doesn’t Care About Soccer (Photo)

This is how Bill watches soccer games.  It’s been about a month and a half since the World Cup ended and you can tell that the hype had died. A reporter asked Bill Belichick about US soccer player, Jermaine Jones, being signed by the New England Revolution. His response is PRICELESS. Here’s the tweet that provided this classic answer: Love this answer from Belichick the other...
Via Geeks and Cleats
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Reporter Asks Bill Belichick About The NE Revolution, Belichick Gives Perfect Answer

For some unknown reason a reporter asked Bill Belichick during his media availability about the New England Revolution signing Jermaine Jones. What encouraged him to do that is beyond me, but Belichick’s response was perfect. [@BenVolin] The post Reporter Asks Bill Belichick About The NE Revolution, Belichick Gives Perfect Answer appeared first on Diehardsport.
Via Diehardsport
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Can any of these 10 guys to watch be future stars for the New England Patriots?

Tonight, every NFL team plays their final preseason game. The next time we’ll see them on the field, it will be the opening weekend of the season. That means that this weekend, there won’t be any professional football to watch. For the only time until after the Super Bowl, the NFL won’t dominate the conversation and be on nearly every television. So what’s a fan to do with...
Via cover32 - Patriots
2 days ago  |  Discuss

New England Patriots: In Bill We Trust

The holding line for New England Patriots fans for a more than a decade has been the title of this article. Trust in Bill Belichick. Keep the faith. The Hoodie knows, he always knows. Stars have come and gone. Richard Seymour, one of the Patriots’ best (and only, at the time) pass rushers traded to the Raiders in his prime. Wes Welker, one of the most beloved players in team history...
Via isportsweb.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick named as top-5 on the hot seat

And then there was one. The “dress rehearsal” is in the books, the starters are on the shelf until the regular season opener and now it’s time to battle for the few remaining roster spots. The final week of the preseason is upon us. Heading into the last round of exhibitions, there are countless players on the hot seat. Every team will have to make 22 cuts by Saturday, so a...
Via cover32 - Patriots
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Patriots Rumors: Logan Mankins refused pay cut

Bill Belichick and the New England Patriots are notorious for making "head scratching" moves during the off-season. They usually pan out for the Patriots but the latest roster move by Belichick had people asking why?Earlier this week the Patriots dealt pro-bowl guard Logan Mankins to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers for tight end Tim Wright and a draft pick. Mankins, the 32-year...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Bill Belichick: ‘I Don’t Know Anything About Soccer,’ Not Even Rules

Call the sport of soccer “unlucky,” because it lacks a fan in Bill Belichick. The New England Patriots head coach was asked about the the New England Revolution’s acquisition of Jermaine Jones, for some reason, and the normally staid coach supplied one of the the great passive-aggressive responses. Basically, Belichick admitted that he knows the Patriots and the Revs play in...
Via NESN.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Jimmy Garoppolo, Stevan Ridley Among Patriots To Watch Against Giants

The New England Patriots’ fourth and final preseason game might be boring for viewers, but it’s an important piece to the puzzle as head coach Bill Belichick tries to narrow his roster from 75 to 53 players. Stars likes quarterback Tom Brady, cornerback Darrelle Revis and wide receiver Julian Edelman likely will be in uniform, but spending most of their time chatting and goofing...
Via NESN.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Drone Invaded Airspace for Chiefs-Panthers Preseason Game

Where was New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick? According to Charlotte-Mecklenburg police in North Carolina, a ‘camera-toting’ drone flew into the airspace at Bank of America Stadium during a Carolina Panthers and Kansas City Chiefs preseason game back on August 17th (via Charlotte Observer).  In a hilarious blurb from the original report, the Charlotte Observer concluded...
Via Sportsnaut
3 days ago  |  Discuss

New England Patriots 53-Man Roster Projection 4.0

After Bill Belichick sent shockwaves through Patriots nation by trading six-time pro bowler Logan Mankins, attempting to figure out how he plans to trim the roster from 75 players to 53, may be considered an exercise in futility. So without further ado, here's the latest projection in the series.
Via CLNS Radio
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Don't bother asking Bill Belichick a soccer question

Don’t ask Bill Belichick — head coach of the New England Patriots — his opinion on Jermaine Jones signing with the New England Revolution. Bill Belichick doesn’t care about the New England Revolution. Bill Belichick doesn’t care about soccer. Bill Belichick cares about winning football games. Love this answer from Belichick the other day when asked about the NE Revolution...
Via Next Impulse Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Logan Mankins Called the Bluff: Patriots Had a Full House

Do you think Bill Belichick really wanted to see Logan Mankins in a Tampa Bay Buccaneers jersey? Unfortunately it appears both sides were at an impasse. 
Via CLNS Radio
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Reports: Patriots Asked Logan Mankins To Take Pay Cut Before Trade

Logan Mankins’ departure from Foxboro reportedly came down to one thing: money. Multiple media outlets reported Wednesday, one day after the guard and team captain was traded to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, the Patriots asked Mankins to take a pay cut before eventually dealing him. One of the highest-paid players in the NFL at his position, Mankins is set to make $6.25 million this...
Via NESN.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

McGinest: How Would Bill Belichick Deal With Johnny Manziel?

Willie McGinest played in four Super Bowls, winning three, as a linebacker with New England, so his assessment might be as good as any about how Bill Belichick would handle it if Johnny Manziel were on the Patriots:Related Story: Beginning Career As Browns No. 2 QB Could Ultimately Help Johnny ManzielRelated Story: Johnny Manziel just can't get out of his own way, continues to screw up
Via Pro Sports Daily
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Alabama’s Nick Saban Got Pretty Irritated With Reporters Asking Hypothetical Questions About His QB Situation

Nick Saban often gets irritated with the media. The Alabama leader, a former colleague and current friend of Bill Belichick, takes after the New England Patriots coach when it comes to dealing with reporters. Saban doesn’t like to say much.  Today provided us with another example of that. Appearing on the SEC coaches teleconference call, Saban was asked some questions about his...
Via College Spun
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Would Bill Belichick ever trade Tom Brady?

The wheels are already in motion. It probably should have happened two years ago following the Super Bowl loss to the New York Giants.
Via Patriots Life
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Could Ryan Mallett be next in line for swap?

Bill Belichick was about 25 minutes late for his scheduled 12:15 p.m. press conference on Tuesday. Not a stunner. There are a lot of things happening on these cutdown days. When he got to the podium, I asked him a general question about trades. The impetus for that was the status of Ryan Mallett – a luxury item as the Patriots third quarterback if indeed Jimmy Garoppolo beats...
Via Pro Sports Daily
3 days ago  |  Discuss
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