New England Patriots 7 Round Mock Draft – FA Edition

Round One – Marcus Peters, CB, Washington View image | I know many people believe that it’s a lock that New England will select an Offensive Guard here, but with players at the position who at least started for the team last year, and with an offensive line that is still talented, I have a hard time believing that the Patriots would neglect their need...
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Patriots’ 2015 Outlook: Early Draft Pick Should Be Spent On Offensive Lineman

Editor’s note: will go position by position to break down the Patriots’ depth chart heading into the 2015 offseason. Next up: the offensive line. When the New England Patriots traded Logan Mankins before the start of the 2014 season, all hopes of improving the offensive line should have been dashed. The Patriots weren’t content to abide by that thinking, so they tried...
February 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Tom Brady’s best Facebook posts throughout SB season

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady won the Super Bowl, won the Super Bowl MVP award and won Facebook this season. Brady showed fans through Facebook that he’s a bit of a nerd. Here are his best Facebook posts from this season: 8. Space Mountain Should have gone on the teacups ride with the kids… 7. Post-college resume Found my old resume! Really thought...
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February 03, 2015  |  Discuss

So many people buried the Super Bowl champion Patriots earlier this season

There’s at least one similarity between this year’s champions in both the NFL and college football.  Both the Ohio State Buckeyes and New England Patriots were counted out as contenders during the course of the season.  Ohio State’s hopes for a championship were infamously declared dead by all the experts after a September loss to Virginia Tech.  Similarly, there were a...
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February 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Nate Solder’s Touchdown In AFC Championship Game Was Illegal, Says NFL

This embed is invalid" /> Nate Solder’s touchdown catch in the AFC Championship Game seemed too good to be true. Probably because it was. Dean Blandino, the NFL’s vice president of officiating, said Thursday that Solder’s improbable TD grab against the Indianapolis Colts shouldn’t have counted because the New England Patriots used an illegal...
January 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Patriots got away with a different rule violation in AFC title game

While most thought Deflate-gate was the only controversy in Sunday’s AFC championship game, former NFL player James Miller and CBS’s Pat Kirwan say one of the Patriots touchdowns should have been negated. According to the analysts, Cameron Fleming was eligible on one play and then ineligible on the Nate Solder touchdown, but he did not leave the game. Fleming was eligible...
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January 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Patriots’ Trickery Should Be Viewed Much Differently Than DeflateGate

DeflateGate, creative offensive concepts and Spygate. One of these things is not like the others. After another supposed cheating scandal, however, anything out of the norm that the New England Patriots unleash will be put under a microscope and undoubtedly will be lumped in with Spygate and DeflateGate. In fact, the creative offensive sets that helped the Patriots beat the Baltimore...
January 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Deflated? Patriots' Solder just glad he caught it

The big news immediately following the New England Patriots' blowout victory over the Indianapolis Colts Sunday night was that they had secured their ticket to the Super Bowl.The big news the next morning was a report that the Patriots allegedly provided some deflated balls for the game.In speaking with the media Monday, players dismissed the notion, including offensive tackle Nate...
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January 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Nate Solder on unlikely TD: I blacked out, don't remember

New England Patriots offensive tackle Nate Solder became one of the unlikeliest players in AFC Championship game history to score a touchdown on Sunday against the Indianapolis Colts. With the Patriots up 17-7 in the third quarter and well on the way to blowing the Colts out, Solder reported as eligible on third and one. Instead of handing the ball off to LeGarrette Blount, who...
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January 19, 2015  |  Discuss

NFL investigating Patriots for deflating footballs during AFC title game

Greg M. Cooper-USA TODAY Sports The NFL is investigating whether the New England Patriots intentionally deflated footballs during their win over the Indianapolis Colts in Sunday’s AFC Championship Game. League spokesman Brian McCarthy confirmed the investigation Monday.  Bob Kravitz of WTHR in Indianapolis first reported the investigation late Sunday night. “I initially...
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January 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Patriots Master Art of Deception Or Something

For this column, let's discuss parachute pants and pretend that they're something brand new you've never heard about.  Scratch that.  Maybe this column should be about the "I've got your nose!" trick that gets the kiddos every time.  Naw...scratch that too.  How about a new invention where we put wheels on shoes...some sort of futuristic way of getting from here to there? ...
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January 19, 2015  |  Discuss

The Dirty Two Dozen: Patriots Offense Spreads The Wealth

Tom Brady threw TD passes to OT Nate Solder and little-used FB James Develin as the Patriots annihilated the Colts, 45-7, to advance to Super Bowl XLIX. Brady has now thrown playoff TD passes to an incredible 24 different players, while padding his many postseason records.
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January 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Nate Solder’s Touchdown Play Has Been Drawn Up By Patriots For Years

FOXBORO, Mass. — For the second time in as many weeks, New England Patriots fans finally received what they’ve been demanding for years. Last week, it was a touchdown pass from Julian Edelman, a college quarterback, and Sunday, in the Patriots’ 45-7 AFC Championship win over the Indianapolis Colts, it was Nate Solder’s touchdown catch. “It was amazing to be a part of a...
January 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Patriots LT Nate Solder Catches TD Pass, Celebrates Hard

The New England Patriots have made the pass to the offensive lineman a staple of their offense, yet no one seems to pick up on it. During the AFC Championship game, the Patriots went back to it, throwing a pass to the 320 lbs Nate Solder. Solder was a TE in college at Colorado and […] The post Patriots LT Nate Solder Catches TD Pass, Celebrates Hard appeared first on Diehardsport.
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January 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Nate Solder’s Touchdown Catch For Patriots Sparks Funny Wikipedia Update

Nate Solder is broadening his horizons. Solder, a 320-pound offensive lineman, caught a touchdown pass from Tom Brady in the third quarter of the New England Patriots’ AFC Championship Game against the Indianapolis Colts at Gillette Stadium. The unexpected grab — a result of some trickery by the Pats — sparked an awesome change to big No. 77’s Wikipedia page. Someone updated...
January 18, 2015  |  Discuss

New England Patriots Tackle Nate Solder With the Fat Guy Play of the Night

Earlier in the day during the NFC Championship game Seattle Seahawks offensive lineman Garry Gilliam made a play that was worthy of being called the Fat Guy Play of the Day. In the AFC Championship between the Indianapolis Colts and New England Patriots there was another play that was worthy of the title. Rather than take the honor from Gilliam we've come up with another.Allow me...
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January 18, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: The New England Patriots get a “big guy” touchdown

Some times you can be too creative for you own good. Some times you are the Patriots, and you can do whatever you want. For instance, throw a touchdown to your left tackle, Nate Solder. You may also be interested in: WATCH: The New England Patriots get a “big guy” touchdown WATCH: Chandler Jones hypes Pats fans up with his “Office Space” impression Tom Brady’s Dad: “He’s...
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January 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Patriots O-Lineman Nate Solder Catches Touchdown From Tom Brady (Video)

The New England Patriots dug into their bag of tricks for the second consecutive week. Patriots offensive lineman Nate Solder caught a touchdown pass from Tom Brady in the third quarter of Sunday’s AFC Championship Game against the Indianapolis Colts at Gillette Stadium. Solder, at 320 pounds, became the heaviest player ever to catch a TD pass in the NFL playoffs, according to...
January 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Nate Solder catches 16 yard touchdown, Patriots are pounding the Colts (GIF)

The Patriots are laying into the Colts in the AFC Championship game. While NFL touchdown leader Andrew Luck is struggling to find a way to get the ball to any of his targets, Tom Brady is finding offensive lineman in the endzone for touchdowns. Nate Solder caught a touchdown pass. The one this weekend was for 16 yards and gave the Patriots a 17 point lead. Ravens head coach Jim...
January 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Patriots LT Nate Solder Scores Unlikely Touchdown

The New England Patriots are getting fancy again. Last week, the Patriots used four offensive linemen at times to confuse and annoy the Baltimore Ravens. Today, in the third quarter against the Indianapolis Colts, Patriots left tackle Nate Solder reported as an eligible receiver. Of course, Tom Brady threw the ball to Solder and Solder Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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January 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Jets To Interview Former Patriots Executive Jon Robinson For GM Job

The New York Jets’ list of candidates for their vacant general manager job now includes a former longtime member of the New England Patriots’ front office. The Jets announced Wednesday that they have scheduled an interview with Tampa Bay Buccaneers director of player personnel Jon Robinson. Robinson joined the Bucs in 2014 after spending 12 seasons...
January 07, 2015  |  Discuss

The five most important players to the New England Patriots playoff run

Can you believe it’s already Week 16? It seems like the season just started, but here we are, only two weeks away from the start of the playoffs. So, as we get ready for the games that really matter, let’s take a look at which players will be most important to the Patriots Super Bowl run: 5. Nate Solder Let’s be honest, Nate Solder hasn’t had the best year. And while the...
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December 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Patriots’ Dave DeGuglielmo: No Magic Formula To O-Line’s Improvement

FOXBORO, Mass. — Don’t feel bad if Dave DeGuglielmo never responded to your text message. The New England Patriots offensive line coach, a Cambridge, Mass., native, wasn’t only receiving criticism from the media when his unit struggled to start the season but also his friends and family. DeGuglielmo took over for longtime Patriots assistant Dante Scarnecchia, and after the...
November 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Five matchups to watch in Week 9

Here are some of the most intriguing matchups to watch in Sunday’s slate of action. 1. Broncos DE DeMarcus Ware vs. Patriots LT Nate Solder The big clash in the AFC this week is loaded with intriguing individual matchups. Last season, the Broncos lacked a standout rusher opposite Von Miller, so they went out and added Ware in free agency. He’s been a huge addition, with 7.0 sacks...
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October 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Are the Patriots Legitimate Super Bowl Contenders?

Kyle:  Talk to me on Monday about this one. If they play the best team in football close Sunday, or somehow, miraculously win, then they can be considered contenders. As they stand today, the Pats are NOT Super Bowl contenders as of today. My sense is there are too many leaks in this Titanic to fix on a short week. Rick:  At this point, the Patriots are not legitimate Super...
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October 05, 2014  |  Discuss
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