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Darrelle Revis: ‘I’m in the best shape of my career’

New England Patriots cornerback Darrelle Revis is nearly two years removed from ACL surgery and said last week that he’s in the best shape of his career. “I’m just so excited,” Revis said. “I’ve been in the best shape in my career, and I’m just happy to be out here and play ball.” Revis played in all 16 games for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers last season, but he wasn’t...
Via Sports-Glory
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Patrick Chung: Patriots’ ‘Smart, Funny’ Secondary ‘A Really Good Group’

FOXBORO, Mass. — Patrick Chung is happy to be back “home” with the New England Patriots, even if he doesn’t regain his starting job on the team’s super secondary. Chung is part of a small group, which also includes second-year pro Duron Harmon and 2012 second-round pick Tavon Wilson, competing for the starting strong safety role. Devin McCourty is entrenched as the starter...
Via NESN.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

New England Patriots: 10 Players to Watch in Training Camp

The most important portion of the summer is finally here. NFL Training Camp has begun all over the country, with all 32 teams set to begin their preparations of learning the basics for rookies, and getting healthy and impressing coaches in order to earn a spot on an NFL team come fall. For the New England Patriots, Training Camp sets the tone for the regular season and how successful...
Via TopSportsReport
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Camp Preview: New England Patriots have to find a partner for Devin McCourty

While the New England Patriots reloaded in the defensive backfield this offseason by signing free agent cornerbacks Darrelle Revis and Brandon Browner, the team is still thin at safety with little proven depth behind All-Pro free safety Devin McCourty. Earlier in the offseason the Patriots released Steve Gregory, their starting strong safety of the past two seasons. In his place...
Via cover32 - Patriots
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Patriots Training Camp Preview: Safety

The New England Patriots finally found an answer at safety in 2013 in Devin McCourty, after years of...
Via Pats Propaganda
8 days ago  |  Discuss

ESPNBoston's Mike Reiss says Devin McCourty extension matter of 'when,' not 'if'

Credit: Associated PressESPNBoston's Mike Reiss, in his "Quick-hit thoughts around the NFL & Pats" column, said that he felt a contract extension for Patriots safety Devin McCourty was a matter of "when" and not "if."Reiss says on the possibility of a McCourty extension:"Media reports last month that the Patriots had reached out to defensive...
Via Patriots Life
9 days ago  |  Discuss

On the Bubble: Tavon Wilson, Patrick Chung and Nate Ebner: pick two

Greatest safety in Patriots history? Rodney Harrison, Don Webb, Tim Fox, Lawyer Milloy, Fred Marion, Roland James, Randy Moss (final play of game replacement), or Devin McCourty? As we enter training camp for 2014, there are roster locks like Stephen Gostkowski, Chandler Jones, Devin McCourty and Julian Edelman that come to mind. For the safety position, we are trying...
Via Patriots Life
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Devin McCourty recruiting Kevin Durant to Boston

This is a cross-post with nePatriotsLife.com, orginally written by Bill Stiles.Photo by Grant Halverson/Getty ImagesLast night was the ESPY Awards, the night each year that ESPN takes off from 8 hours of LeBron James coverage to give awards to the most under appreciated individuals: millionaire athletes. Honestly, each year there are some great moments to come out of the event (such...
Via Celtics Life
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Devin McCourty ‘Snubbed’ by NFL Top 100

Devin McCourty was snubbed by not placing in the NFL Network’s Top 100 players list. After ranking as ProFootballFocus.com’s top rated safety in the NFL, McCourty was overlooked by the NFL. Only one defensive player remained in the final ten, and that honor belonged to Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman. McCourty, who was a first round draft choice of the New England...
Via TopSportsReport
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Beyond the Numbers: The Rise of Patriots Safety Devin McCourty | NEPatriotsDraft.com - 2014 NFL Draft

Beyond the Numbers: The Rise of Patriots Safety Devin McCourty | NEPatriotsDraft.com - 2014 NFL...
Via Pats Propaganda
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Quotable Monday: Is Bill Belichick tough enough?

“Toughest coach I’ve ever played for? I don’t know, maybe I should say Bill [Belichick] because then he might feel better and think he’s tougher on us. I might get in trouble but I’m gonna go with Coach [Greg] Schiano.” -Patriots defensive back Devin McCourty I’m not sure if this is a negative or a positive comment, but it’s definitely a great one. I doubt there are...
Via cover32 - Patriots
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Devin McCourty: Greg Schiano Tougher Than Bill Belichick

Devin McCourty says that Greg Schiano is a tougher coach then Bill Belichick (Photo by AP)   While appearing on NESN Live with co-hosts  Elle Duncan and Sarah Davis, Devin McCourty answered the question about who was the tougher coach to play for. McCourty had this to say, “Ooh, Greg Schiano. Toughest coach I’ve ever played for. He’s more of a yeller and a screamer. He...
Via Down and Distance
June 25, 2014  |  Discuss

McCourty: Edelman is harder to cover than Welker

Patriots safety Devin McCourty was a guest on NESN Live and was asked who’s hard er to cover Julian Edelman or Wes Welker. “Julian Edelman,” McCourty answered. “We don’t ever root for any Broncos around here.” var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; Loading... ZergNet The post McCourty: Edelman...
Via Pro Football Zone
June 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Devin McCourty: Greg Schiano is a tougher coach to play for than Bill Belichick

Patriots safety Devin McCourty was a guest on NESN Live and was asked who was a tougher head coach Greg Schiano or Bill Belichick,  since he played for Schiano at Rutgers. “Ooh, Greg Schiano,” McCourty said. “Toughest coach I’ve ever played for. … He’s more of a yeller and a screamer. He’ll get right in your face. Bill’s more sarcastic. Both can be pretty brutal...
Via Pro Football Zone
June 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Devin McCourty: I'm a better DB than brother Jason

BY DAN BEGNOCHEIt's no secret that New England Patriots safety Devin McCourty is only half the defensive prowess in his family. And it's no secret that he and twin brother Jason are laughably vocal about their familial competitiveness.So what's Devin's thoughts about his playing abilities when compared to his brother's? Well, we think you know where we're...
Via AFC East Daily
June 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Devin McCourty: Darrelle Revis ‘Fits In Well’ In Patriots’ Locker Room (Video)

The New England Patriots’ acquisition of cornerback Darrelle Revis was arguably the biggest moment of the team’s offseason, and many wondered if the former New York Jet would fit in with the Pats’ locker room. It sounds like Revis gets along with his new teammates well, and safety Devin McCourty joined the premiere of “NESN Live” to talk about what it’s like having Revis...
Via NESN.com
June 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Devin McCourty: Julian Edelman Harder To Cover Than Wes Welker (Video)

New England Patriots safety Devin McCourty joined the premiere of “NESN Live,” and played a little game with the show’s co-hosts, Elle Duncan and Sarah Davis. McCourty answered questions about which position he prefers to play — cornerback or safety — and dished on who is harder to cover between Julian Edelman and Wes Welker. Hear all of McCourty’s answers in the video...
Via NESN.com
June 24, 2014  |  Discuss

New England Patriots Defense has Serious Potential

The New England Patriots have not had a top 10 defense for any whole season since their undefeated campaign of 2007. The New England Patriots defense has been mediocre at best, with the pass defense being among the worst in the league for the last several seasons. The team has made major strides since the 2010 season, feasting off turnovers as a way to help survive the embarrassments...
Via TopSportsReport
June 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Darrelle Revis: Bill Belichick is a ‘players coach’

New England Patriots cornerback Darrelle Revis said earlier this week that he and coach Bill Belichick have gotten to know each other better throughout offseason workouts, OTAs and mandatory minicamp. Revis called Belichick a “jerk” on ESPN’s SportsCenter in 2012, but his opinion has now changed. “I think it changed the first time through the whole process when I got released...
Via Sports-Glory
June 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Devin McCourty talks with us about Revis, the Pats as a top secondary, Tackle Sickle Cell and more!

Earlier today I had the pleasure of speaking with Patriots safety Devin McCourty about the off-season, his new teammates and he and his brother's fight with Tackle Sickle Cell to raise awareness and funding for sickle cell disease (SCD). It's a cause that's near and dear to their hearts as their aunt struggles with the disease.SCD is a hereditary blood disorder that changes...
Via Patriots Life
June 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Duron Harmon, Logan Ryan’s Work Ethic Inspires Patriots’ Devin McCourty

FOXBORO, Mass. — Bill Belichick was criticized during the 2013 NFL draft when he went to the Rutgers well one too many times. Belichick might wind up having the last laugh, however, since it appears he found a couple of winners in defensive backs Duron Harmon and Logan Ryan. Harmon and Ryan are in very different situations going into the 2014 season. Harmon is the favorite to...
Via NESN.com
June 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Devin McCourty: Patriots’ Defense Likes To See Tom Brady Angry In Minicamp

WATERTOWN, Mass. — New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady is known to have some outbursts during practice. When a pass gets picked off, or a receiver runs a wrong route, Brady will voice his displeasure, even during unpadded, non-contact minicamp sessions. The defense is glowing during those moments, though, because they know they got to one of the best. “Yeah, if we turn...
Via NESN.com
June 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Devin McCourty: Darrelle Revis Buying In To Patriots’ Team-First Mentality

WATERTOWN, Mass. — Devin McCourty didn’t seem overly concerned when talking about star cornerback Darrelle Revis’ absence from New England Patriots minicamp. In fact, the Patriots safety chose to focus on the positives of a starter being out of practice. Organized team activities and minicamp are the perfect opportunity for a team to jell, and while nearly every player is...
Via NESN.com
June 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Patriots begin contract talks with Devin McCourty

McCourty will really have something to celebrate when he sees the figures on his next contractThe Patriots will face a number of interesting financial decisions next offseason, with a number of productive young players (Stevan Ridley, Shane Vereen, Marcus Cannon) and veterans (some guy named Darrelle Revis, Matthew Slater, Tommy Kelly) due to hit free agency. However, one of the...
Via Patriots Life
June 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Source: Patriots Express Interest In Long-Term Devin McCourty Contract

It would make sense for the New England Patriots to extend safety Devin McCourty’s contract as soon as possible, but there doesn’t appear to be any urgency to do so just yet. NESN.com confirmed Friday, through a source, a report by NFL Media’s Albert Breer that the Patriots have expressed interest in signing the All-Pro safety to a long-term contract, though there is no timetable...
Via NESN.com
June 06, 2014  |  Discuss
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