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Patriots Adding Special Teams Players This Offseason

The New England Patriots under Bill Belichick have always valued the under appreciated third aspect of the game that is special teams. The Patriots have finished in the top five overall in special teams rankings in each of the past four seasons. Bill Belichick has history coaching special teams, as he served as the coordinator for the Detroit Lions and New York Giants earlier in...
Via Pro Football Spot
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Tevin Coleman To Meet With Patriots After Impressive Pro Day

Tevin Coleman had to wait to show off his speed to NFL scouts. The Indiana running back didn’t work out at the NFL Scouting Combine because of a broken toe. Coleman proved he was worth the wait by running a 4.35-second 40-yard dash at his pro day Wednesday. The New England Patriots will meet with Coleman on Wednesday, DraftInsider.net’s Tony Pauline reported. Coleman, a projected...
Via NESN.com
April 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Patriots Offensive Draft Needs Include Speedy Wide Receiver, Guard

The New England Patriots’ draft needs are coming into focus with free agency slowing to a halt. The Patriots certainly lost more than they gained in free agency, which will help earn them some compensatory draft picks next offseason, but it won’t help them win games in 2015. The Patriots will need to re-stock their roster through the NFL draft, which is exactly one month away...
Via NESN.com
March 30, 2015  |  Discuss

LeGarrette Blount, Brandon Bolden Apologize For Holding Up T-Shirt At Parade

LeGarrette Blount and Brandon Bolden had a lot of fun at the New England Patriots’ Super Bowl parade Wednesday, but some people weren’t too happy that it was at the expense of Marshawn Lynch. The Patriots running backs were photographed holding up a shirt that said “B—h Mode,” a play on the Seattle Seahawks’ running back’s “Beast Mode...
Via NESN.com
February 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Brandon Bolden, LeGarrette Blount discuss Lynch shirt

LeGarrette Blount and Brandon Bolden both tweeted to address/apologize for the Marshawn Lynch T-shirt they were seen holding up during the Patriots’ championship parade Wednesday. Both Bolden and Blount were seen holding up shirts that said, ******** Mode” on them, which was a reference to Lynch’s “Beast Mode” nickname. After he started receiving attention for...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Brandon Bolden Firing Shots at Marshawn Lynch

This embed is invalid" />   Patriots running back Brandon Bolden registered no carries or receptions in the Super Bowl, so if anyone is qualified to take shots at the Seahawks, it’s him. Bolden set his sights on Marshawn Lynch by providing an interesting take on his “Beast Mode” nickname. As you can see in the above Vine, Brandon blocked out some time...
Via Busted Coverage
February 04, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: New England Patriots RB Brandon Bolden Destroys Colts LB Andy Studebaker

New England Patriots running back Brandon Bolden doesn't really factor much in to the team's running game these days, but like other reserve players he contributes on special teams. On a punt return in the second half he certainly did when he threw a block that helped spring Julian Edelman for a nice gain. Ouch.Read more »
Via FatManWriting
January 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Brandon Bolden Unloads Bone-Crushing Hit On Colts Player

The Patriots' Brandon Bolden unloaded a monster hit on a Colts player during a punt.
Via Gamedayr
January 18, 2015  |  Discuss

REPORT: New England Patriots making important roster moves before playoffs

As the New England Patriots continue to prep for Saturday’s playoff matchup against the Baltimore Ravens, their front office made some moves behind the scenes. The Pats inked both running back Brandon Bolden and safety Patrick Chung to extensions Friday morning. Brandon Bolden signed a two-year deal through 2016 worth $3.2 million with $300k in guarantees. Chung signed a three...
Via cover32 - Patriots
January 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Patriots give extension to Patrick Chung and Brandon Bolden

The New England Patriots have given contract extensions to safety Patrick Chung and running back Brandon Bolden. After being drafted by the Patriots in 2009, Chung went on to play with the Philadelphia Eagles in 2013. His career had been pretty average up until this season when he racked up 85 tackles, seven pass breakups and an interception. He ranked No. 12 in Pro Football Focus’...
Via Tireball.com
January 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Patriots Sign RB Brandon Bolden To A Two-Year, $2.32M Extension

Field Yates of ESPN reports that the Patriots have signed RB Brandon Bolden to a two-year, $2.32 million contract extension. This will keep Bolden under team control through the 2016 season. Yates mentions that Bolden is one of the team’s top special team’s contributors, but it is interesting to see them lock up a running back not named Shane Vereen or Steven Ridley given...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
January 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Patrick Chung, Brandon Bolden Signed By Patriots To Contract Extensions

The New England Patriots were busy Thursday locking up to key contributors to contract extensions. The Patriots signed starting safety Patrick Chung to a three-year extension through 2017 and running back/special-teams ace Brandon Bolden to a two-year extension through 2016. Chung’s contract is worth up to $8.2 million with $3.4 million guaranteed, ESPN’s Field Yates reports...
Via NESN.com
January 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Pats Practice Outside, Brandon Bolden Gets Icicles In Beard

Brandon Bolden has icicles in his beard. “This is what Patriot football is all about.” A photo posted by @benvolin on Jan 1, 2015 at 10:55am PST The Patriots practiced outdoors today. At best, the temperature in Foxborough, Massachusetts on the Patriots’ practice field was in the mid-twenties with a wind chill in the single digits, if not worse. And if mid-twenties...
Via The Awesome Boston
January 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Pats RB Brandon Bolden Has Icicles Hanging in His Beard After Practice

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Via Bob's Blitz
January 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Brandon Bolden Is Choosing Birthday Party Over Broncos-Bengals Game

If you tune in to Monday night’s showdown between the Denver Broncos and Cincinnati Bengals, don’t bother telling Brandon Bolden what’s happening. He won’t be watching. The NFL’s final installment of Monday Night Football has big implications for the New England Patriots. If the Broncos lose, it guarantees the Patriots home-field advantage throughout...
Via NESN.com
December 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Bolden makes big impact on Patriots special teams

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) Brandon Bolden figured he'd have to make an impact on special teams with the New England Patriots after a solid career as a college running back. Undrafted rookies don't get the ball very often in the NFL. ''I was like, `Hey I'm an undrafted guy. I've got to do whatever I can. So you need somebody to run down on punts? Hey, coach, I can do it. You need somebody...
Via AP on Fox
December 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Patriots Brandon Bolden: Finding Ways to Impress

With very little time out of the backfield, the New England Patriots third year running back, is making quite a name for himself, as a member of the special teams unit.
Via CLNS Radio
December 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Chargers Sign P Mat McBriar

Michael Gehlken of Union-Tribune San Diego reports that the Chargers are signing veteran P Mat McBriar following a tryout on Tuesday. According to Gehlken, free agents punters Brian Moorman, Robert Malone and Zoltan Mesko also worked out the team. This comes after P Mike Scifres took a hard hit from Patriots RB Brandon Bolden that left him corkscrewing in the air and ultimately...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
December 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Chargers Sign P Mat McBriar

Michael Gehlken of Union-Tribune San Diego reports that the Chargers are signing veteran P Mat McBriar following a tryout on Tuesday. According to Gehlken, free agents punters Brian Moorman, Robert Malone and Zoltan Mesko also worked out the team. This comes after P Mike Scifres took a hard hit from Patriots RB Brandon Bolden that left him corkscrewing in the air and ultimately...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
December 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Chargers looking for punter after Scifres injury

SAN DIEGO (AP) -- The Chargers are in the market for a punter after Mike Scifres broke his left clavicle in a 23-14 loss to New England. Scifres was hurt when Brandon Bolden blocked a second-quarter punt Sunday and then crashed into the punter. Chargers coach Mike McCoy said Scifres is a candidate for injured reserve with three games remaining. "We'll see where the week goes," McCoy...
Via Fox Sports San Diego
December 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Chargers looking for punter after Scifres injury

SAN DIEGO (AP) The Chargers are in the market for a punter after Mike Scifres broke his left clavicle in a 23-14 loss to New England. Scifres was hurt when Brandon Bolden blocked a second-quarter punt Sunday and then crashed into the punter. Chargers coach Mike McCoy said Scifres is a candidate for injured reserve with three games remaining. ''We'll see where the week goes,'' McCoy...
Via AP on Fox
December 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Patriots Insulate Chargers On the Road and Move to 10-3

Good morning, Patriots fans! Well there were several reasons to be concerned with the way our New England Patriots played in San Diego against the Chargers on Sunday Night Football. But with some strong defensive plays and late clutch offensive effort, the Pats found a way to beat the Bolts. The plane ride back to Mass will be an enjoyable one for this New England team. The first...
Via Foxboro Blog
December 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Chargers Punter Mike Scifres Destroyed, Injured By Patriots Hit

Chargers punter Mike Scifres was destroyed by a big hit from the Patriots' Brandon Bolden.
Via Gamedayr
December 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Brandon Bolden Knocks Chargers Punter Out Of Game On Blocked Punt (GIF)

Brandon Bolden is listed as a running back on the New England Patriots’ roster, but he proved his worth in a different capacity Sunday night against the San Diego Chargers. Playing on the Patriots’ punt coverage team in the second quarter, Bolden came flying in off the left edge. To say he blocked Mike Scifres’ punt would be an understatement. That’s gotta hurt. Not only...
Via NESN.com
December 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Chargers punter Scifres carted off field

SAN DIEGO (AP) Chargers punter Mike Scifres was carted off the field in the second quarter Sunday night with his left arm immobilized after being hit on a punt. The Chargers said Scifres sustained a shoulder injury against the Patriots. New England special teams player Brandon Bolden blocked Scifres' kick deep in Chargers territory and crashed into the punter as he was following...
Via AP on Fox
December 07, 2014  |  Discuss
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