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Three takeaways from the New England Patriots victory over the Panthers

I’ve got to say, the New England Patriots impressed me in their Week 3 comeback victory against the Carolina Panthers. Sure, it wasn’t the prettiest of games, not every play went according to plan and there is certainly room for improvement, but overall it was a solid effort from the Pats. AROUND COVER32 Power Rankings: Who stacks up at the top of the NFL Fantasy Preview: The...
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Bill Belichick: ‘A Lot Of Decisions To Make’ Before Patriots Finalize Roster

FOXBORO, Mass. — Bill Belichick has four days to submit his first draft for a regular-season roster, and the New England Patriots head coach has plenty of work ahead of him. Belichick said players still had a chance to earn a roster spot in practice Tuesday and in Thursday’s final preseason game against the New York Giants. The Patriots cut their roster down to 75 players on...
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12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Bill Belichick has endless options with Patriots' talented pass-rushers

FOXBORO, Mass. — It took some convincing, but the New England Patriots proved it this preseason: Their pass rush will be a force in 2015. The theory went for years that if the Patriots acquired another pass rusher, it would give Chandler Jones and Rob Ninkovich much needed rest, making their snaps more productive. The Patriots ignored their need for another premier pass rusher...
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13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Third-down backs make it tough for Bill Belichick | Boston Herald

http://www.bostonherald.com/sports/patriots_nfl/new_england_patriots/2015/08/third_down_backs_make_it_tough_for_bill_belichick Posted from PatriotsExtra
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Buy or Sell: LeGarrette Blount

LeGarrette BlountADP: 79.4 RB: 30 The 2014 season got off to a rough start for LeGarrette Blount. He played little behind Le’Veon Bell in Pittsburgh and then was released after leaving the field early during a game with Tennessee. That led Blount back to New England, where Bill Belichick installed him as the starting RB during a Super Bowl run. Blount must serve a one-game suspension...
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18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Who Will The New England Patriots Trim Off Their Roster?

Coach Bill Belichick stated during a press conference at the player cut down in 2012; " It's the hardest part of the job to take players that have played for you, won for you and players that have been with us since the spring, the whole offseason, done everything we asked them to do, worked hard, been banged up, kept going out there kept playing, kept trying to do everything they...
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EXCLUSIVE: Bill Belichick postgame speech following the Patriots win over the Panthers

http://www.patriots.com/video/2015/08/31/exclusive-bill-belichick-postgame-speech-following-patriots-win-over-panthers Posted from PatriotsExtra
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Belichick: CB Butler has made 'huge jump from year one to year two'

Most people remember New England Patriots cornerback Malcolm Butler for his incredible play to win the Super Bowl, but he's more than just a one-hit wonder. He's developed into a starting cornerback for the Patriots and is a big reason the Patriots were able to let both Darrelle Revis and Brandon Browner go in free agency.To Bill Belichick, Butler has made big strides since last...
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Nick Caserio: Bill Belichick Still Going Strong, ‘Nobody Works Harder’

No one knows for sure when Bill Belichick will walk away from the New England Patriots, but it goes without saying he’ll leave a lasting impact on the organization from top to bottom. Belichick’s work obviously turned the Patriots into one of the NFL’s elite franchises. However, it’s also the work he continues to do day in and day out that should also carry on when he finally...
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How Troy Brown gave Bill Belichick some valuable perspective on cutdown process

http://itiswhatitis.weei.com/sports/newengland/football/patriots/2015/08/31/how-troy-brown-gave-bill-belichick-some-valuable-perspective-on-cutdown-process/ Posted from PatriotsExtra
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Bill Belichick Press Conference Transcript 8/31 via Patriots.com

http://www.patriots.com/news/2015/08/31/bill-belichick-press-conference-transcript-831 Posted from PatriotsExtra
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Bill Belichick Explains Darrelle Revis-Aqib Talib Decision In ‘Do Your Job’ (Video)

When Aqib Talib signed with the Denver Broncos, it looked as if the New England Patriots’ secondary took a major hit — and then Darrelle Revis became available. Talib put Patriots fans into panic last year when he left New England to sign with the Broncos prior to the 2014 season. The decision left a giant hole in the Patriots’ secondary, a hole that needed to be filled if...
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Bill Belichick: Malcolm Butler ‘Made A Huge Jump From Year One To Year Two’

FOXBORO, Mass. — Think Malcolm Butler was good last year? Bill Belichick says he’ll be even better this season. The New England Patriots cornerback is in a much different place, now in his second season in the NFL. Butler entered the league as an undrafted free agent who only signed a contract with the Patriots after impressing in a rookie minicamp tryout. Now he’s a surefire...
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NFL Network’s A Football Life returns with 14 new episodes

With a new football season ready to begin, NFL Network is ramping up its original programming for the 2015-16 campaign. In addition to its Thursday Night Football schedule plus the Sunday GameDay slate, NFL Network also has several documentary series that will air starting in September. One of NFL Network’s mainstays has been A Football Life, which will begin its fifth season on...
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Patriots' Bill Belichick intrigued by Bradley Fletcher's length at CB

After three preseason games, it appears as though the New England Patriots' cornerback situation isn't as bad as everyone thought it would be heading into training camp.Malcolm Butler is the consensus No. 1 corner on the team, while Tarell Brown and Bradley Fletcher have emerged as the other two starters in nickel packages. All three players have relatively good size at corner, but...
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Watching The Waiver Wire; Key To Filling Roster Needs

As the player cuts start rolling in the next three days, General Managers will be watching for players that could help/add depth to their team.  Bill Belichick  watches the waiver wire all year long, looking for guys the Patriots may have scouted before the draft. These Patriots scouting reports are valuable information to have on file of prospects the team may have had a strong...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Who Will Be Cut As The Patriots Roster Shrinks To 75?

View image | gettyimages.com Following Friday night’s 17-16 win over the Carolina Panthers, the next order of business for the Patriots and head coach Bill Belichick is to take care of some roster business. The Pats have to get their roster down to 75 players by Tuesday, September 1 at 4:00 p.m. On Thursday, Belichick got a head start on trimming down the squad by releasing...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Bill Belichick Conference Call Transcript 8/29 via @Patriots.com

http://www.patriots.com/news/2015/08/29/bill-belichick-conference-call-transcript-829 Posted from PatriotsExtra
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Bill Belichick stressing faster starts for New England #Patriots

http://espn.go.com/blog/new-england-patriots/post/_/id/4784317/bill-belichick-stressing-faster-starts-for-new-england-patriots Posted from PatriotsExtra
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NFL admits communication breakdown in Pats-Saints game

Bill Belichick was heated Saturday night when NFL officials wiped out a would-be New England Patriots first-down conversion as time was running out in the first half. Jimmy Garoppolo completed an 11-yard pass to Brandon Gibson with 1:02 remaining in the half. The Patriots marched to he line of scrimmage quickly and Garoppolo completed another pass to Gibson for a first down...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Five questions the New England Patriots have to answer this weekend

The New England Patriots are facing the Carolina Panthers in the all-important third preseason game. AROUND COVER32 Top 10: The NFL’s third-tier fan bases Bold Predictions: Five things that will happen this week in the preseason First and 10: Contenders that won’t even make the playoffs Fantasy Preview: The top-30 TEs for 2015 Coach Bill Belichick has stated that he’s using...
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4 players you need to be watching when the Carolina Panthers take on the Patriots

Flashback a year ago now. The Panthers traveled to Foxborough as the road team in the third preseason game of the year facing off against Bill Belichick, Tom Brady and the New England Patriots. The 30-7 loss in which Carolina didn’t score until less than 2 minutes left in the game and were outgained in yardage 405-271 is one Panthers fans would like to forget. An unproductive offense...
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Saints Gunning for First Preseason Win in Matchup with Texans

The New Orleans Saints play their third preseason game Sunday at 4 p.m. against the Houston Texans at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. The Saints (0-2) are seeking their first preseason win. More importantly, they want to show that they’re ready for the 2015 season in what is normally the preseason’s “dress rehearsal” game. Week 3 of the preseason is traditionally when the starters...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Patriots look for improvement in 3rd preseason game

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) Bill Belichick is looking for some major improvement from the New England Patriots as they head to Carolina for Friday night's third preseason game. ''We weren't very good on either side of the ball, or in the kicking game,'' the coach said Wednesday when talking about last week's 26-24 victory at New Orleans. New England's first-teamers were significantly...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

New Englands Interesting Personnel Moves

September first at 4PM, teams roster's must be trimmed  from 90 players down to 75. With this date just a few short days away, Bill Belichick continues to make important personnel moves. He acquired  via trade offensive lineman, Ryan Groy (from the Bears), Mike Williams ( from the Lions)  and tight end Astante Cleveland (from the 49ers) . Along with signing veteran wide receiver Reggie...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss
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