Chandler Jones is the AFC's defensive player of the month for November

Chandler Jones now has something else to "celebrate in his dreams".The second year defensive end was named the AFC's defensive player of the month for November earlier today. Jones tallied 16 tackles and 4 sacks in November, raising his total to 10.5 sacks on the season.Jones becomes the first Patriot to win this award since Eugene Wilson in September of 2004. With...
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November 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Chandler Jones Named AFC Defensive Player of the Month

Chandler Jones has had a fantastic November and the Patriots young defensive end has been recognized for his play by being named the AFC Defensive Player of the Month. Jones is the first Patriot to receive the honor since Eugene Wilson won it in 2004. The news comes courtesy of the Patriots website: Chandler Jones has been named AFC Defensive Player of the Month...
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November 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Devin McCourty, Jairus Byrd’s Successful Transitions From Cornerback to Safety May Make League Take Notice

FOXBORO, Mass. — Moving a college cornerback to safety is nothing new. Nor is moving a player who has experience  at cornerback in the NFL to the deep position. But Devin McCourty and Jairus Byrd may make NFL teams start thinking about utilizing the conversion more often. Both players played cornerback in college — McCourty also started his Patriots career at corner —...
September 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Five NFL defenses that (potentially) improved over the offseason

San Diego Chargers running back Ryan Mathews (24) fumbles the ball as he is hit by Houston Texans defenders Mario Williams (top), Eugene Wilson (R) and Bernard Pollard (31) during their NFL game in Houston November 7, 2010. The Texans recovered the fumble on the play. REUTERS/Richard Carson (UNITED STATES – Tags: SPORT FOOTBALL) Seeing as how no teams have played a down...
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May 09, 2012  |  Discuss

New England Patriots reach to grab Illini Tavon Wilson in 2nd round

New England certainly needs help in their secondary. They have WRs playing DB for them that’s how short-handed they are. Remember Julian Edelman covering Anquan Boldin in the AFC Title game? Troy Brown actually played some defensive back too; even though he was a wide receiver by trade. And the Patriots legend fittingly announced this pick Tavon Wilson from the Illini, tonight...
Via The Sports Bank
April 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Father of former Patriots safety Eugene Wilson charged with wire fraud

HAMMOND, Ind. - The father of former NFL player Eugene Wilson has been indicted in federal court of defrauding...
Via Boston Herald Sports
January 13, 2012  |  Discuss
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