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Brady’s deep accuracy declining with increased attempts

Noticed Tom Brady heaving more passes deep down the field in the last month? Like in most situations, blame the media. Brady seemed genuinely surprised during a news conference Nov. 4 when informed his deep accuracy had improved over the first seven games of the season. He was accurate on 56.5 percent of his deep throws, according to Pro Football Focus, and he was picking his spots...
Via NESN.com
December 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Rodney Harrison ‘Disappointed’ In Brandon LaFell, Thought He’d Be A Star

Tom Brady is missing most of his biggest weapons, and Rodney Harrison is confused as to why one of the next men up hasn’t done his job. The former New England Patriots safety expected wide receiver Brandon LaFell to break out with Julian Edelman, Rob Gronkowski and Dion Lewis out, but LaFell currently leads the NFL in receptions without a touchdown at 56. “This is a kid who I...
Via NESN.com
December 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Brandon LaFell on losing two games in a row: 'It feels different around here'

New England Patriots wide receiver Brandon LaFell couldn't put it into word on the team's two game losing streak, after having experiencing so much success within the past year and a half; right now the vibe at Gillette is a little funky. “It feels different around here with the way we lost the last two games, especially the way we lost today,” LaFell said, via WEEI.com. “It...
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December 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Friday web roundup: New England Patriots

New England Patriots Keys vs. Philadelphia  The New England Patriots will try to bounce back from their first loss of the season ... even though the Patriots are dealing with a host of injuries to key players ... When it comes to style, it often starts with hats for Patriots' Brandon LaFell FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- Style comes in many forms. For New England Patriots starting wide...
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December 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Damaris Johnson ‘familiar’ with Patriots offense from Texans

Damaris Johnson shouldn’t experience the same issues most wide receivers have picking up the New England Patriots’ complex offense. Johnson, who signed with New England on Tuesday, spent a productive 2014 season with the Houston Texans, where former Patriots offensive coordinator Bill O’Brien is head coach. Johnson caught 31 passes for 331 yards and a touchdown as the Texans’...
Via NESN.com
December 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Damaris Johnson gives Patriots needed depth at receiver

The New England Patriots found themselves in a bind entering Week 12. Danny Amendola suffered a sprained knee Monday night in the Patriots’ 20-13 win over the Buffalo Bills, giving the Patriots a short week to try to sign a receiver and get him adapted into the system by Sunday night. They chose not to sign a wideout to replace Amendola, instead going with just three receivers...
Via NESN.com
December 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Patriots-Broncos Live: Brandon LaFell Must Emerge In Depleted Receiver Corps

5:45 p.m. ET: The New England Patriots face their toughest test to date Sunday night, traveling to take on the Denver Broncos. The Patriots could have handily beat the Broncos if not for a wave of injuries that has depleted their receiver, linebacker, offensive line and defensive back corps. With Danny Amendola and Julian Edelman out, Brandon LaFell, Chris Harper and Keshawn Martin...
Via NESN.com
November 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Jamie Collins, Danny Amendola ruled out for Pats game

DENVER, Colo. — New England Patriots starting linebacker Jamie Collins and slot receiver Danny Amendola stayed back in Foxboro while the rest of their teammates traveled to Denver. Collins, Amendola and tight end Michael Williams officially were ruled out Saturday night for the Patriots’ Week 12 matchup with the Denver Broncos. Collins was listed as doubtful Friday, while Williams...
Via NESN.com
November 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Brandon LeFell: I have to 'step up' with injuries to WRs

FOXBORO, Mass. — Injuries have ravaged the New England Patriots’ receiver corps so much this season that Brandon LaFell is the lone healthy wideout to catch a pass from Tom Brady last season left in the offense. Danny Amendola (knee) reportedly won’t play in Sunday night’s matchup with the Denver Broncos, Aaron Dobson (ankle) was placed on injured reserve this week and...
Via NESN.com
November 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Week 11 Waiver Wire Pick-Ups

Brandon Lafell / Danny Amendola WR Julian Edelman is reported to have surgery on a broken foot, which is the same injury that caused WR Dez Bryant to miss “Six Weeks” this season. Consider Edelman gone for the remainder of the 2015 season which is a huge blow to the New England Patriots, although he […]
Via Legion Report
November 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Edelman suffers broken foot, could return for playoffs

The injuries just won’t stop for the New England Patriots. Wide receiver Julian Edelman broke a bone in his foot Sunday in the Patriots’ 27-26 win over the New York Giants, FOX Sports’ Mike Garafolo first reported Sunday. Edelman suffered a “Jones fracture,” Garafolo specified. The wide receiver, on pace for his best season as a pro, could return for the playoffs, according...
Via NESN.com
November 15, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Gronk, late FG keep Pats' undefeated season alive

The growing rivalry that is the New England Patriots and the New York Giants wrote another chapter Sunday, as New England launched a fourth quarter comeback to keep their undefeated record in tact. Down by six in the fourth quarter, Tom Brady hooked up with his reliable target, Rob Gronkowski, for the 76 yard touchdown that got the “Gronk Spike” treatment: Perfect season...
Via Gamedayr
November 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Brandon LaFell Knew Giants’ Odell Beckham Jr. Was Special In High School

FOXBORO, Mass. — Brandon LaFell knew Odell Beckham Jr. would be special before the New York Giants receiver even took the Death Valley game field at LSU. LaFell considers Beckham his “little brother” despite never being teammates together at LSU. LaFell got his first glance at the star wideout in 2010, when the New England Patriots receiver was entering the draft and Beckham...
Via NESN.com
November 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Brandon LaFell Trending Upward Within Patriots’ High-Powered Offense

FOXBORO, Mass — Brandon LaFell is moving in the right direction. One, he’s catching the football. Two, he’s garnering plenty of looks within the New England Patriots’ high-powered offense. And three, he’s starting to make an impact alongside quarterback Tom Brady. The latest evidence of LaFell’s return to form came Sunday, when the big wide receiver caught five passes...
Via NESN.com
November 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Julian Edelman on Rob Gronkowski: He’s a man-child

Rob Gronkowski caught a pass over the middle, shrugged off a tackle attempt and raced down the sideline, scoring the first touchdown of the New England Patriots’ 36-7 rout of the Miami Dolphins on Thursday night. The All-Pro tight end finished with six catches for 113 yards and his 47-yard score in the first quarter. It was a performance most have come to expect from the most...
Via The Sports Daily
October 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Patriots’ Ability To Spread Ball Around Makes Them Force To Be Reckoned With

FOXBORO, Mass. — There’s a reason the New England Patriots score more points per game than any other team in the NFL. The Patriots now are scoring 35.6 points per game after a 36-7 win over the Miami Dolphins on Thursday and have failed to score 30 points only once this season. That was in their 28-21 win over the Pittsburgh Steelers in the season opener. And a big reason...
Via NESN.com
October 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Tom Brady: Brandon LaFell’s Drops For Patriots ‘Weren’t All Easy Catches’

Brandon LaFell gave his season debut an “F” on Sunday, but Tom Brady doesn’t sound ready to give the New England Patriots receiver a failing grade. The Patriots quarterback defended LaFell’s performance in their 30-23 Week 7 win over the New York Jets, in which the “X” receiver had five drops. “Everyone has confidence in him,” Brady said Monday on WEEI’s “Dennis...
Via NESN.com
October 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Brandon LaFell: I Would Grade Myself An ‘F’ For ‘Bad Day’ Against Jets

FOXBORO, Mass. — Brandon LaFell’s 2015 season debut was forgettable. LaFell, who missed the New England Patriots’ first five games while on the PUP list, returned Sunday against the New York Jets at Gillette Stadium. The Patriots wide receiver marked the occasion by dropping six passes from quarterback Tom Brady and finishing with just two catches for 25 yards in New England’s...
Via NESN.com
October 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Brandon LaFell Now Off the PUP List for New England

View image | gettyimages.com The New England Patriots announced this afternoon they activated veteran receiver Brandon LaFell off the PUP (physically unable to perform) list today. The move came in advance of the Week 7 AFC East showdown against the New York Jets tomorrow afternoon at Gillette Stadium. LaFell will add an offensive advantage to the top scoring offense in the NFL...
Via TopSportsReport
October 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Patriots activate WR Brandon LaFell from PUP list, debut expected Sunday

Earlier today, we reported that New England Patriots wide receiver Brandon LaFell had been absent from the team’s injury report for the first time this season. This afternoon, the team announced that the physical wide out had been activated from the Physically Unable to Perform (PUP) list and added to the 53-man roster and is eligible to make his season debut tomorrow at home...
Via EndZoneScore
October 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Patriots activate Brandon LaFell off PUP list

The New England Patriots have added receiver Brandon LaFell to the 53-man roster in time for Sunday's game against the New York Jets.LaFell had been on the reserve/physically unable to perform list since Sept. 5 with a foot injury.LaFell had a career-high 74 receptions, 953 yards and seven touchdowns last season. He added 13 receptions for 199 yards and two touchdowns in the postseason.
Via AP on Fox
October 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Patriots activate WR Brandon LaFell from PUP list

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) The New England Patriots have added receiver Brandon LaFell to the 53-man roster in time for Sunday's game against the New York Jets. LaFell had been on the reserve/physically unable to perform list since Sept. 5 with a foot injury. LaFell had a career-high 74 receptions, 953 yards and seven touchdowns last season. He added 13 receptions for 199 yards and...
Via AP on Fox
October 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Brandon LaFell Activated Off PUP By Patriots, Can Play Vs. Jets

The New England Patriots reportedly will receive an in-season offensive boost. The Patriots activated wide receiver Brandon LaFell off of the physically unable to perform list, a source told NFL Media’s Ian Rapoport. LaFell began training camp on PUP because of a foot injury and was kept on the reserve list for the beginning of the season. The Patriots’ Week 7 matchup with...
Via NESN.com
October 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Patriots Activating WR Brandon LaFell From PUP List

Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that the Patriots are activating WR Brandon LaFell from the physically unable to perform list on Saturday. This means LaFell should be active for their Week 7 match up against the Jets. LaFell, 28, is in the second year of his three-year, $9 million contract that included a $3 million signing bonus. He stands to make base salaries of $1.8 million and ...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
October 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Brandon LaFell says Patriots wanted him to be completely healed before playing

The 5-0 New England Patriots are getting ready for their biggest test of the season this Sunday when they play hosts to the 4-1 New York Jets in a battle for first place in the AFC East. New England could also be getting a huge boost by having wide receiver Brandon LaFell coming off the PUP list in time for the game. LaFell has been sidelined since the summer with a foot injury...
Via EndZoneScore
October 23, 2015  |  Discuss
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