Patriots Practice Report: Jerod Mayo Returns Thursday After Birth Of Child

FOXBORO, Mass. — Jerod Mayo’s absence from Wednesday’s New England Patriots practice was explained when his wife posted an Instagram picture, celebrating the birth of their new child. Mayo got to spend one day away from the team, but he was back on the practice field Thursday afternoon with the rest of his teammates. The Patriots had perfect practice attendance, with all 53...
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Patriots Injury Report: Julian Edelman, Shane Vereen Added

FOXBORO, Mass. — New England Patriots linebacker Jerod Mayo came out of Sunday’s Week 2 win over the Minnesota Vikings without any injuries. Mayo’s absence from practice Wednesday was not injury related. Safety Don Jones also missed practice with a hamstring injury. Wide receiver Julian Edelman (back), running back Shane Vereen (shoulder), cornerback Alfonzo Dennard (shoulder...
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Jamie Collins is back at practice, but now Jerrod Mayo is missing

According to reports out of Pats practice today, veteran linebacker and team leader Jerod Mayo was absent for unknown reasons. Meanwhile, Jamie Collins, who missed Sunday's game in Minnesota with a thigh injury, was back out there.Getty ImagesA good news/bad news situation today, though we do not have confirmation yet that Mayo is in fact missing due to injury. Certainly a situation...
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Patriots Practice Report: Jerod Mayo Absent, Practice Squad Filled

FOXBORO, Mass. — A starting linebacker returned to practice for the New England Patriots on Wednesday, and a different starting linebacker was absent. Jamie Collins was spotted at practice after missing Friday’s session and Sunday’s game with a thigh injury. Jerod Mayo was absent after playing all 69 defensive snaps in Week 2 against the Minnesota Vikings. The Patriots also...
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Jerod Mayo, Sealver Siliga Stand Out In Patriots-Vikings Film Review

The New England Patriots easily could have collapsed after consecutive unsuccessful offensive and defensive series’ to open Sunday’s matchup against the Minnesota Vikings. The Patriots came out of the locker room looking like the team who rolled over in the second half of their Week 1 33-20 loss to the Miami Dolphins, but then they made some slight adjustments, didn’t lose...
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New England Patriots: Week 2 Preview, Prediction

This Sunday, the New England Patriots travel to Minnesota to take on the Vikings. The game will be broadcast on CBS at 1PM EST, and commentary will be provided by the illustrious pair of Ian Eagle and Dan Fouts (plus Jenny Dell!).   About Last Week… Well…yikes. Whatever naysayers there were about this Patriots team must have even been surprised by last week’s loss to the Dolphins...
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New England at Minnesota: 5 Things to Know

While the Minnesota Vikings were able to manhandle a team that is reeling from the continued stress of the injury bug, the New England Patriots must try to figure out how they blew a 10-point halftime lead in their season opener.Minnesota will certainly have an advantage with the home field, while New England has one of the greatest quarterbacks of all time. These facts may or may...
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Jerod Mayo hosts 5th annual "Mayo Bowl"

Despite a tough loss to the Dolphins on Saturday, the Patriots were in good spirits at linebacker Jerod Mayo's fifth annual Mayo Bowl, an event that raises money for the Boston Medical Center. Mayo and his family have committed over $1 million to the Boston Medical Center, and last night's event was expected to raise over $300,000. The event was held at Kings in Dedham.The...
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New England Patriots at Miami Dolphins: 2014 Week 1 NFL Pick

New England Patriots (0-0) at Miami Dolphins (0-0) This is another game where I’m kicking myself for not betting it earlier as the Patriots used to be favorites of a mere 1.5 points. I would have been fairly confident in them -1.5. Tom Brady is 42-18 ATS as an underdog or a favorite of fewer than 3 points in his career. The Patriots have also won 10 of their last 11 season openers...
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Predictions for the New England Patriots & the AFC East in 2014

1. New England Patriots 11-5   They overcame a slew of injuries and managed to win 12 games. They have rebuilt the defense, which was their cornerstone for so many years, adding Darelle Revis, Brandon Browner and draft pick Dominque Easley. They lost so much talent and leadership on that side it’s almost a miracle they were still one of the top scoring defenses. Getting Jerod...
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Patriots name captains for 2014-15 season

Al Bello/Getty ImagesThe Patriots have named Tom Brady, Jerod Mayo, Vince Wilfork, Devin McCourty, Dan Connolly and Matthew Slater as team captains for 2014-15.Patriots captains for 2014 season: QB Tom Brady, LB Jerod Mayo, NT Vince Wilfork, DB Devin McCourty, OL Dan Connolly & SPT Matthew Slater.— Field Yates (@FieldYates) September 3, 2014This isn't much of a surprise...
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Report: Tom Brady, Dan Connolly Among Patriots’ Captains For 2014 Season

New England Patriots offensive lineman Dan Connolly was perceived to be on the roster bubble this offseason because of a hefty $4 million salary, but not only will the veteran stick around, he’s reportedly been named one of the team’s captains. Connolly, quarterback Tom Brady, linebacker Jerod Mayo, defensive tackle Vince Wilfork, safety Devin McCourty and special teamer Matthew...
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Get Your Tickets to the 5th Annual Mayo Bowl

On September 8, 2014, Jerod Mayo of the New England Patriots is hosting the 5th annual Mayo Bowl, a charity bowling tournament, at Kings Dedham. All proceeds from this event will benefit Boston Medical Center. The Mayo Bowl allows participants to bowl alongside celebrities while improving the lives of local families Last year, over 40 current players attended along with more than...
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Mayo: Discipline name of the game against Newton

BY DAN BEGNOCHEThe New England Patriots defense looked pedestrian at the hands of Cam Newton and Carolina Panthers offense last year.With some help from current Pats receiver Brandon LaFell, Newton lit up New England's unit for three touchdowns, going 19-for-28 in the process, and also added 62 yards on the ground. He kept the defense on its heels and guessing for most of the...
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August 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Patriots Training Camp Attendance: Jerel Worthy, Jerod Mayo Practice

FOXBORO, Mass. — Newly acquired defensive tackles Jerel Worthy and Ben Bass made their New England Patriots practice debuts on the final day of training camp. Worthy, wearing No. 97, and Bass, in No. 65, were in full pads with the rest of their Patriots teammates. Wide receiver Jeremy Gallon also made his training camp debut. Linebackers Jerod Mayo, James Anderson and Ja’Gared...
August 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Dominique Easley participates in full contact 11-on-11s, dominates pass rushing drills

It's been a day full of good injury news for the Patriots. Jerod Mayo, Michael Hoomanawanui, Bryan Stork and Jeremy Gallon all returned to practice. Aaron Dobson and Rob Gronkowski both participated in full pads, including 7 on 7 drills. Newly acquired defensive tackles Jerel Worthy and Ben Bass both passed their physicals and made their practice debuts with their new team.The...
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August 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Jerel Worthy, Jeremy Gallon pass physicals; Jerod Mayo back at practice

Jerel Worthy, who the Patriots acquired from the Green Bay Packers last week, passed his physical and is on the practice field in full pads today. Jeremy Gallon, an undersized receiver who the team selected in the 7th round out of Michigan, also passed his physical and will be appearing his first practice today, per Mike Reiss.WR Jeremy Gallon and DL Jerel Worthy have passed their...
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August 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Jerod Mayo Misses Third Consecutive Practice

New England Patriots team captain and linebacker Jerod Mayo has missed three consecutive practice sessions during this second week of joint practices ahead of the preseason game against the Philadelphia Eagles. Mayo is an eight-year veteran and was called the “heart and soul” of the team by head coach Bill Belichick recently. It was reported by ESPN analyst Mike Reiss that Mayo’s...
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August 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Training Camp Report: Jerod Mayo still missing, Nate Solder injured in walkthrough

As is customary for the team before a game, the Eagles and Patriots ran through a light walkthrough today at practice.So, the biggest news to come out of today really has to do with attendance.Pro Bowl linebacker Jerod Mayo was missing for the third straight practice. No injury has been reported and so we are all in the dark as to what is keeping him out. Big names like Michael Hoomanwanui...
Via Patriots Life
August 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Jerod Mayo missing from second straight practice

In perhaps the most concerning injury news to come out of Patriots camp yet, veteran linebacker Jerod Mayo was once again not spotted on the practice field today, putting his status for Friday's game against the Eagles in jeopardy.Getty ImagesAfter being present at practice Sunday and Monday, Mayo has not been seen, and no information has been made available about his status...
Via Patriots Life
August 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Patriots Training Camp Attendance: Jerod Mayo Absent In Joint Practice

FOXBORO, Mass. — The New England Patriots could be missing a defensive captain when they take on the Philadelphia Eagles on Friday night. Linebacker Jerod Mayo missed his second straight practice on Wednesday after being present on Sunday and Monday. Running back Tyler Gaffney, tight ends Terrence Miller, Michael Hoomanawanui and D.J. Williams, linebacker Cameron Gordon, offensive...
August 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Ryan Mallett, Brandon Browner Return To Patriots Practice, Jerod Mayo Absent

FOXBORO, Mass. — The New England Patriots’ backup quarterback was back on the practice field on Tuesday. Ryan Mallett returned to practice after missing two straight training camp sessions following Thursday night’s preseason loss to the Washington Redskins. Cornerback Brandon Browner also was back at practice after missing Tuesday’s session. Linebacker Jerod Mayo was absent...
August 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Bill Belichick: Patriots Revolve Around ‘Glue, Chemistry Guy’ Jerod Mayo

FOXBORO, Mass. — The New England Patriots lost an All-Pro linebacker when Jerod Mayo went down with a torn pectoral muscle last season, and according to head coach Bill Belichick, they also lost their glue. Belichick heaped enormous praise on Mayo, who has been a full participant in practice, before Friday’s Patriots’ training camp practice. Mayo is a great all-around linebacker...
July 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Jerod Mayo Q&A "I’m excited about being back"

Via Patriots.comThe Patriots training camp started yesterday and no one was more excited to return than veteran linebacker Jerod Mayo. Mayo who led the Patriots in tackles for 5 years straight , was one half of the Patriots defensive injury implosion in the 2013 season. Jerod Mayo went out last year in the week 6 victory over the New Orleans Saints.Jerod Mayo via It...
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July 25, 2014  |  Discuss

New England Patriots most likely to disappoint in 2014

With training camp just two weeks away, we are in the quiet part of the offseason, between OTAs and camp. Last year the New England Patriots, again, defended their dominance in the AFC East, winning twelve games and reaching the AFC Championship game. This offseason saw New England making multiple moves to try and position themselves for another run as a Super Bowl contender. Previously...
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July 10, 2014  |  Discuss
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