Have Patriots found Tom Brady’s successor?

The New England Patriots might have found their successor for future Hall of Fame quarterback Tom Brady. Pitt’s Tom Savage appears to be one of the Patriots top targets in May’s NFL draft. From “The talk of the quarterback position the past few weeks has centered around Tom Savage of Pittsburgh.  So what’s the inside story?  Ever since the combine I’ve...
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New England Patriots: Finding trade partners for the Draft

The Patriots shouldn’t trade up in this draft. They shouldn’t even stay put at 29. They should trade down. Admittedly, this is a wildly un-sexy opinion. This year we have a pretty exciting draft. The consensus No. 1 prospect might go anywhere from 1 to 7, as it seems every day there are new stories either valorizing his talent or bemoaning his lack of motor/consistency. There...
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Patriots’ Matthew Slater: ‘There’s a lot to be excited about’

New England Patriots special teams captain Matthew Slater is excited about what he sees at the team’s voluntary offseason program, but acknowledges that this is just the start to a long journey. “There’s a lot to be excited about,” Slater said Tuesday at Gillette Stadium. “There are some extremely talented players that we’ve added to the roster, along with some extremely...
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Reloading the Musket - Part 8: Linebacker depth critical to New England Patriots' success on defense

Without question, the most important need to address in the 2014 draft is that of linebacker depth - and it is very possible that the Patriots' double-dip to bolster the core.But a first rounder? In projecting Ohio State linebacker Ryan Shazier to be the Patriots' first round selection, he is seen as more than just a linebacker, as his size, speed and overall skill set suggest...
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Patriots’ ‘Extremely Talented’ Additions Have Matthew Slater Excited

The New England Patriots have plenty of reasons to be optimistic heading into the 2014 NFL season. The Patriots went 12-4 and made it to the AFC Championship Game in 2013 despite their roster being decimated by injuries. Head coach Bill Belichick and director of player personnel Nick Caserio were pulling players off the scrap heap to fill in along the defensive line after Vince...
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Report: Bill Belichick To Run Rock ‘N Roll Half-Marathon In Nashville

For many coaches and players, the NFL offseason is a chance to rest and recover before another grueling season gets underway. Not for New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick. The three-time Super Bowl champ will hit the road in Nashville on Saturday to take part in the Rock ‘N Roll Half Marathon, a source told the MMQB’s Peter King. The race is part of the Rock ‘N Roll...
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The top-10 worst trades in NFL history

10. Wes Welker goes from South Beach to New England Good ole’ Bill Belichick strikes again. After entering the league as an undrafted rookie and being waived during his rookie season with the Chargers, it’s quite impressive to look back at the career Welker has put together. Each year in the league, he seemed to get better and better. The Dolphins completely undervalued and underestimated...
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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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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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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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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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7 days ago  |  Discuss

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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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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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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10 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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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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12 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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13 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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