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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

James White: The New Dion Lewis?

Week 9. The week where everything started to go downhill for the Patriots in terms of injuries. Playing a mediocre Redskins team that hadn’t been able to produce any kind of offense or cause any turnovers all day long. At home in the comforts of Gillette Stadium. Tom Brady as quarterback. It was a layup game for New England. I guarantee the thought going through every Pat’s fan...
Via Patriots Extra
December 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Dion Lewis Does Tricks With Seals At New England Aquarium On WHDH (Video)

Dion Lewis has proved his power over sea mammals once and for all. The New England Patriots running back, who’s out for the season after tearing his ACL against the Washington Redskins on Nov. 8, appeared on WHDH’s “Who Did It Better?” segment to (what else?) show off tricks with seals at the New England Aquarium in Boston. Lewis went head-to-head with anchor Jadiann Thompson...
Via NESN.com
December 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Patriots’ James White Breaks Tackle, Scores First NFL Touchdown (Video)

FOXBORO — The New England Patriots’ offense was having all sorts of problems in the first half Monday night, clearly suffering from the absence of wide receiver Julian Edelman and running back Dion Lewis. Enter Lewis’ backup. With the Patriots locked in a 3-3 game against the Buffalo Bills and just 13 seconds remaining second quarter, quarterback Tom Brady found James White...
Via NESN.com
November 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Dion Lewis says his knee surgery 'went well'

The road to recovery begins now for New England Patriots running back Dion Lewis. Lewis underwent surgery to repair a torn ACL in his left knee. He posted a photo to Instagram on Wednesday with the caption, “Surgery went well!!” Surgery went well!!
Via NESN.com
November 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Edelman: I wish Vereen luck, ‘not too much luck, though’

Free agency split up Julian Edelman and Shane Vereen, but the former teammates and smoothie buddies will reunite this weekend. Edelman and Vereen, who joined to make internet gold last year with their “Smoothie Tyme II: The Best Friends Smoothie” video, haven’t talked this week out side of a few text messages, but they did exchange social media pleasantries in anticipation...
Via NESN.com
November 13, 2015  |  Discuss

The adaptability of the New England Patriots

There have been a great number of articles published this week mourning the loss of New England Patriots running back Dion Lewis. While I do not wish to belabor the point, it is important to note that when Lewis went down, the Patriots lost part of their soul and identity on offense. He was an integral part of the passing offense and he provided a tremendous amount of versatility...
Via isportsweb.com
November 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Tom Brady: Dion Lewis’ Old Role ‘Pretty Important’ In Patriots Offense

FOXBORO, Mass. — The New England Patriots have to go back to the drawing board this week after losing pass-catching running back Dion Lewis for the season with a torn ACL. Brandon Bolden took over the role after Lewis went down in the third quarter of Sundays’ 27-10 win over the Washington Redskins, but when Lewis missed Week 7’s matchup with the New York Jets, James White...
Via NESN.com
November 11, 2015  |  Discuss

New England Patriots' Midseason Forum, Part 2 - Lewis' Contribution Leaves Remaining Backs Fresh

With rookie Shaq Mason clearing the way, running back LeGarrette Blount ran through the Redskins' defenseMost fans had never heard of Dion Lewis before he emerged as the winner of the passing back role with the New England Patriots.So how in the name of Chuck Fairbanks did the kid they call "Little Dirty" become such a be all-end all entity for the Patriots that panic buttons are...
Via Foxborough Free Press
November 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Patriots Sign Two Offensive Linemen To Practice Squad, Release Two

The New England Patriots still have an open spot on their 53-man roster after placing running back Dion Lewis on injured reserve, but they reshuffled their practice squad Tuesday. The Patriots signed offensive linemen Keavon Milton and Torrian Wilson to their practice squad, the team announced. To make room for Milton and Wilson, the Patriots released wide receiver Austin Hill and...
Via NESN.com
November 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Jonas Gray, Dri Archer Among Patriots’ Options With Dion Lewis Injured

Running backs are a hot commodity right now as NFL teams scramble to add depth at the position because of recent injuries. The New England Patriots, who lost Dion Lewis for the remainder of the season with an ACL injury suffered in Week 9, might be one of those clubs looking for a running back ahead of their Week 10 matchup with the New York Giants. pic.twitter.com/nPamE5TM5t...
Via NESN.com
November 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Patriots RB Dion Lewis shares message with fans following injury

The New England Patriots suffered a big blow this week with breakout running back Dion Lewis suffering a torn ACL, forcing him to miss the remainder of the season.Lewis was in the midst of a great season and emerged as one of the best scat backs in the entire league. The ACL injury is obviously crushing for both Lewis and the team, but he's seemingly kept his spirits up following...
Via Fox Sports
November 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Week 9 NFL five takeaways

Here are five takeaways from Week 9 of the NFL season. 1. Bad break for the New England Patriots  The Patriots are going to have to pull off what they’ve been able to do in the past — get through a key injury. Journeyman running back Dion Lewis, who is out for the season with a knee injury, had established himself as New England’s third most important offensive player after...
Via This Given Sunday
November 10, 2015  |  Discuss

New England Patriots: Dion Lewis Out for the Season

After an MRI on Monday it was revealed that New England Patriots running back Dion Lewis has a torn ACL in his left knee and will miss the remainder of what has been an extremely productive breakout role in the lethal New England offensive onslaught this season.   New England Patriots running back Dion Lewis injured against the Washington Redskins. Credit: David Butler II The...
Via isportsweb.com
November 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Patriots put running back Dion Lewis on injured reserve

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) The New England Patriots have put running back Dion Lewis on injured reserve, ending his season one day after a serious injury to his left knee in a win over Washington. Team officials announced the move on Monday, hours after coach Bill Belichick said Lewis' chances to play didn't look so good as he was finishing up some tests. Lewis had been one of the biggest...
Via AP on Fox
November 09, 2015  |  Discuss

James White: Patriots RB's have to pick up the slack

It’s James White’s time to shine in the New England Patriots’ offense with Dion Lewis out for the season with a torn ACL. White was selected in the fourth round of the 2014 NFL Draft and competed for the third-down running back role during training camp. He impressed with 164 yards on 34 total touches in the preseason, but it wasn’t enough to beat out Lewis. Now White...
Via NESN.com
November 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Lewis Done With ACL Tear; Patriots Back To "Plan A"

Well, back to "Plan A".Before Dion Lewis burst onto the scene in Foxborough, Patriots' fans were resigned to the fact that James White was the heir-apparent to Shane Vereen's old gig as New England's passing back. Resigned, in that the seldom-used White is mostly untested, and didn't exactly light the world on fire in the chances that he did get.That said, Ladies and Gentlemen, meet...
Via Foxborough Free Press
November 09, 2015  |  Discuss

'A bad sign' for RB Dion Lewis after MRI on knee, out for season

According to Adam Schefter of ESPN, New England Patriots running back Dion Lewis has a reportedly ‘loose’ ACL after initial tests. He sustained a left knee injury after running a screen pass in the third quarter. Lewis clutched at his knee before falling to the ground and twisting in pain while being tended to by Patriots medical staff. Patriots RB Dion Lewis scheduled to undergo...
Via 60 Max Power O
November 09, 2015  |  Discuss

With Lewis Out For The Season, Archer To Patriots Speculation Ramps Up

Now that it’s being confirmed that New England Patriots running back Dion Lewis tore his ACL in the Sunday win over the Washington Redskins, many are starting to speculate that former Pittsburgh Steelers third-round draft pick Dri Archer has already received a phone call from Foxboro. While it’s hard to... The post With Lewis Out For The Season, Archer To Patriots Speculation...
Via Steelers Depot
November 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Dion Lewis Injury: How Fantasy Football Owners Should Replace Patriots RB

New England Patriots fans and fantasy football owners received sad news Monday afternoon when The Boston Globe’s Jim McBride reported, citing a team source, that running back Dion Lewis has suffered a season-ending ACL injury. Lewis has been a valuable fantasy performer this season. He ranks 15th in ESPN standard scoring and eighth in DraftKings points per game among running backs...
Via NESN.com
November 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Patriots RB Dion Lewis out for season with torn ACL

New England Patriots running back Dion Lewis left Sunday's win with a non-contact knee injury, and on Monday, the team's biggest fear was confirmed.After undergoing an MRI on his knee, Lewis was diagnosed with a torn ACL and will be out for the remainder of the season, as first reported by Jeff McBride of the Boston Globe. Lewis' left knee bent in a scary way when he made a cut...
Via Fox Sports
November 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Patriots: Dion Lewis Out for year with Torn ACL

According to multiple reports Patriots running back Dion Lewis will miss the rest of the 2015 season with a torn ACL.
Via CLNS Radio
November 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Dion Lewis’ Reported Season-Ending Injury Makes Patriots More Predictable

The best story of the New England Patriots’ season had an unfortunate plot twist. Running back Dion Lewis, who emerged as a key cog in the Patriots’ offense after being out of the NFL two seasons, was reportedly lost for the season with a knee injury in Sunday’s 27-10 win over the Washington Redskins. It was one of Lewis’ patented jukes that finally did him in. He cut to...
Via NESN.com
November 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Dion Lewis Out For 2015 Patriots Season With Torn ACL

The New England Patriots reportedly received bad news about starting running back Dion Lewis’ non-contact knee injury Monday. Lewis is out for the season with a torn ACL, a league source told The Boston Globe’s Jim McBride. Lewis suffered the injury in the third quarter of the Patriots’ 27-10 win over the Washington Redskins on Sunday. Lewis cut to his left and grabbed his...
Via NESN.com
November 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Dion Lewis out for season with torn ACL

The New England Patriots have had the NFL’s best offense through the first half of the season, but they will need to find a way to replace one of their best assets going forward. Jim McBride of The Boston Globe reports that running back Dion Lewis suffered a torn ACL during Sunday’s win over the...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
November 09, 2015  |  Discuss
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