Grade day: New England Patriots’ offense vs Carolina Panthers

After three preseason games, the New England Patriots have raised concern with their offense not being as explosive as they are in the regular season. Remember, neither offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels, nor defensive coordinator Matt Patricia, is going to show more than vanilla sets and packages with basic looks. AROUND COVER32 Power Rankings: Who stacks up at the top of the...
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Patriots Practice Attendance: Eight Absentees Could Denote Roster Moves

FOXBORO, Mass. — The New England Patriots must make five roster moves by Tuesday at 4 p.m., and eight players were absent from practice. Those absentees could denote who is being moved off the Patriots’ roster before the 75-man cut. Wide receiver Brandon LaFell, cornerback Darryl Roberts, fullback James Develin, linebacker Dane Fletcher, offensive linemen Marcus Cannon, Chris...
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Report: Saints trade WR/RS Jalen Saunders to Patriots

The New England Patriots aren't done adding to their injured wide receiver group just yet. According to ESPN's Adam Schefter, the New Orleans Saints have sent wide receiver/return specialist Jalen Saunders to New England in exchange for a conditional draft pick.With Julian Edelman and Brandon LaFell still recovering from injuries and unsure if they'll play in Week 1, the Patriots...
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Patriots Practice Attendance: Tom Brady, Brandon LaFell Among Absentees – Posted from PatriotsExtra
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Patriots Practice Attendance: Tom Brady, Brandon LaFell Among Absentees

FOXBORO, Mass. — New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady was absent for practice Monday, as expected. Brady was required to attend a settlement conference in New York regarding his four-game Deflategate suspension. Wide receivers Jonathan Krause, Brandon LaFell and Josh Boyce, cornerback Darryl Roberts, linebackers Dekoda Watson and Dane Fletcher, fullback James Develin, offensive...
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Patriots WR LaFell could begin regular season on PUP list

The New England Patriots brought in veteran wide receiver Reggie Wayne as an insurance policy due to injuries to Julian Edelman and Brandon LaFell. He's still expected to make an impact for the Patriots, but if not for injuries, Wayne likely wouldn't back been signed by New England.It now appears as though Wayne might need to be ready sooner than later because LaFell may not be back...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Brandon LaFell not happy with his 'Madden 16' rating

Add Brandon LaFell to the list of professional athletes disappointed in their video game ratings. The New England Patriots’ wideout voiced his displeasure with the people in charge of his rating in ‘Madden 16,’ the latest installment in the football video game franchise. #Madden16 overall 83???? GTFOH — Jody Breeze (@Blafell1) August 26, 2015   For those who...
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Report: Julian Edelman may not be ready to play in Week 1

New England Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman has been dealing with a leg injury he sustained at the beginning of training camp, and he might not be ready for Week 1 of the 2015 NFL regular season. Speaking on the progress of his timetable to return, Edelman shared his status for the opening game. Per Joe McDonald of ESPN, Edelman said: “Ask (coach) Bill (Belichick). I’m...
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Patriots WR Brandon LaFell isn't thrilled with his 'Madden 16' rating

The highly-anticipated "Madden 16" has finally hit shelves, which means millions of people around the country will be playing the game for hours on end this week. Among those gamers are NFL players -- and lots of them. But when those players fire up their new game, the first thing they'll probably do is check out their rating. That's what Patriots wide receiver Brandon LaFell did...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

New England Patriots Position Preview: Wide receivers/ Tight ends

The New England Patriots’ offense has been a bright spot for the last couple of years, In fact, the Patriots offense was ranked in the top five of the NFL for the last five consecutive seasons. The Patriots have not won less than 1o games since 2002, which they have proved to possess a level of consistency over the past seasons. No wonder they are the reigning Super Bowl Champions...
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Patriots showing serious interest in WR Reggie Wayne

According to Adam Schefter of ESPN,  the New England Patriots are showing serious interest in wide receiver Reggie Wayne, who is in New England to take a physical with the team. Concerns with the health of Brandon Lafell and others have the Patriots looking for a dependable pass catcher and Wayne could be the one. The Patriots made a run at Wayne in 2012 when he was a free...
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5 Patriots Who Impressed During 2nd Preseason Game

1. Chris Harper View image | The Patriots are always looking to improve their wide receiver corps.  Harper was a long shot to make the roster coming into camp, but with opportunity, he has flourished.  The Patriots had Harper line up at both receiver and kick returner last night, and he played well in both roles. Julian Edelman, Danny Amendola, and Brandon...
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New England Patriots’ Wide Receiver Depth Thinned

The New England Patriots have had their wide receiver corps banged up this training camp. The top receiver, Julian Edelman, has been recovering from an undisclosed injury and has been limited most of camp. Brandon LaFell is still on the PUP list recovering from a foot injury late in the past season, while Aaron Dobson is nursing a nagging hamstring injury, but should be back...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

New England Patriots injured receiving trio working out in Foxboro

While many NFL teams have been dealing with season-ending injuries, the New England Patriots have been dealing with some minor injuries. Especially to their receiving core. Julian Edelman, Brandon LaFell and Aaron Dobson were all left behind while the Patriots hold joint practices in West Virginia with the New Orleans Saints.  While it is still early in the preseason, coach Bill...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Do the Patriots Have the League’s Best Offense?

View image | Click to See Full Power Rankings Article As long as Tom Brady and Bill Belichick are with the Patriots, their offense will hum along year after year. It’s just one of those things you’re certain of. They return most of the same receivers from last season, including Julian Edelman, Danny Amendola, and Brandon LaFell, which may not seem like a...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

Patriots receiving corps decimated by injuries

According to Jeff Howe of the Boston Herald, The New England Patriots receiving corps has encountered one injury after another so far at the team's training camp as Julian Edelman suffered an ankle injury and hasn't fully practiced since last Sunday. In addition, Aaron Dobson and Brian Tyms both came down with injuries this week further depleting the depth of the unit. While there...
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Patriots’ Josh Boyce, Brandon Gibson Taking Advantage Of Increased Reps

FOXBORO, Mass. — The New England Patriots might need to add a few pass catchers to their training camp roster. Wide receivers Julian Edelman, Aaron Dobson, Matthew Slater, Brandon LaFell and Brian Tyms didn’t practice Thursday, and tight ends Jimmay Mundine and Scott Chandler both appeared to get banged up. That left just Danny Amendola, Josh Boyce, Zach D’Orazio, Brandon Gibson...
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Aaron Dobson catching fire early in Patriots camp

Aaron Dobson is taking full advantage of his time with the New England Patriots' first-team offense as receiver Brandon LaFell sits out with a foot ailment. According to's Tom Curran,... [Click headline for full story]
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August 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Easley, LaFell among nine placed on injury lists by Patriots

The New England Patriots will open training camp on Wednesday with nine players on the physically unable to perform or non-football injury lists. The two big names that stand out on the lists are second-year defensive lineman Dominique Easley and wide receiver Brandon LaFell. The others are wide receiver Matthew Slater, linebackers Dane Fletcher and Chris White, defensive tackle...
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July 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Deflate Gate ball sells for over $40K at auction

This could be quite the souvenir down the road but $40K? The only ball from this year’s AFC Championship Game known to have made its way into the public domain sold Saturday morning for $43,740, one of the highest prices ever paid for a football. Auction house sold the ball from the now famous “Deflategate” game on behalf of Laura Nichols, who was given the ball...
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July 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Deflategate ball fetches $44K at auction

The only ball in the 2014 AFC Championship game that made it’s way out of the grasp of the NFL has been sold at an auction for a whopping $44,000, ESPN reports. Auctioneer sold the ball on behalf of Laura Anthony, who was given the ball by New England Patriots WR Brandon LaFell after RB LaGarrette Blount scored a touchdown in the third quarter of their lopside 45...
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July 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Loss of Revis/Browner impacts Patriots' offense, too

It could have been the quarterback... but it also could have been the cornerbacks. New England Patriots receiver Brandon LaFell is coming off the best season of his career, something he partly... [Click headline for full story]
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July 14, 2015  |  Discuss

WR Brandon LaFell: Revis and Browner were two of the best guys I’ve faced in my whole career

New England Patriots wide receiver Brandon LaFell knows life goes on, but for the one year that he was teammates with Darrelle Revis and Brandon Browner, he said that it raised his level of play. “Revis and Browner were two of the best guys I’ve faced in my whole career,” LaFell said, via ESPN. “Going against Revis every day, you knew you had to bring your ‘A’ game...
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July 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Loss of Darrelle Revis, Brandon Browner also hurts the Patriots offense

Adam Hunger-USA TODAY SportsLosing cornerbacks Darrelle Revis and Brandon Browner not only will hurt the New England Patriots defense, but also the team’s offense. Patriots receiver Brandon LaFell brought up the point during an interview with Bruce Murray of Sirius XM NFL Radio last week. “You have to go out there against those guys and play to another level every day in practice...
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July 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Brandon LaFell sheds walking boot, praises Jimmy Garoppolo

Last month, Brandon LaFell was in a walking boot, dealing with a minor foot injury that turned out to be nothing more than just that. A minor injury. While doing a radio interview on Sirius XM NFL Radio, LaFell explained his walking boot. “Just a few lingering injuries that happened in the late part of the regular season that I just played through throughout the playoffs.”...
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July 09, 2015  |  Discuss
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