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Eli Manning admits to nerves about Giants' new offensive system

Credit: USATISThat other Manning is scared. Giants quarterback Eli Manning admitted to the New York Post that he is feeling nervous about learning a new offensive system under new offensive coordinator, Ben McAdoo. "Yeah, it's different. You come into the season a little nervous; you just don't have [the same comfort]. You have a good feel for it, but not to where I...
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Troll Alert: Breer says Belichick hates Brady, may work for Bon Jovi, and almost coached the Giants

Supposed NFL "Insider" Bert Breer took to the airwaves yesterday on 98.5's Toucher and Rich Show to spew a bunch of unfounded non-sense regarding Bill Belichick's future, and past aspirations. Asked jokingly by host Fred Toucher if he could ever see Bill Belichick moving on from New England to coach the Buffalo Bills to work under Bon Jovi (who Breer has apparently...
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On the Bubble: Sealver Siliga

Courtesy of New England APSealver Siliga is not a household name by any means, yet he left a lasting impression on me at the end of last year. After being decimated by injuries, the Patriots turned to a quick trade with the Eagles for Isaac Sopoaga. They also plugged in backup defensive lineman Sealver Siliga. Believe it or not, Siliga actually jumps out of the screen on some of...
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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...
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New "Legion of Boom" rule could affect Brandon Browner

Brandon Browner must avoid confrontations like this in 2014 (TNT)Just when you thought the Seahawks could impose their will on anyone and everyone, the NFL decided to let Peyton Manning get his way one more time. Due to concerns about the physical style that the Seattle Seahawks employed last year to impressively shut down opposing receivers, and embarrass the Broncos in the Super...
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Houston Antwine- Patriots hall of fame snub

American Football League All-Time team consists of 13 players who would reach the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, OH. They are: QB Len Dawson (Chiefs), QB Joe Namath (Jets), C Jim Otto (Raiders), Lance Alworth, WR (Chargers), Don Maynard, WR (Jets), Ron Mix, OT (Chargers), OG Billy Shaw (Bills), K George Blanda (Raiders), CB Willie Brown (Raiders), LB Bobby Bell (Chiefs), LB...
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Rob Gronkowski, Vince Wilfork avoid the PUP list, other big names do not

Alfonzo Dennard has a lot of thinking to do, as he won't be able to participate in camp at firstOne of the biggest questions for the Patriots heading into training camp is who would actually be suiting up?The fact that the team was ravaged by injuries in 2013 means that there are a lot of recovering players right now. Here's the full list of players who certainly won'...
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Cameron Jordan - Saints will win it all in '15

New Orleans Saints defensive end Cameron Jordan is feeling confident in this year's Saints team. Recently boasting that he believes they will be hoisting the Lombardi Trophy at the end of the year.NFL.com:"This is the year I get a Super Bowl," Jordan told NFL Network's Lindsay Rhodes on NFL Total Access.Jordan -- who has set a personal goal for 16 sacks this season...
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Charlie Weis thinks Tom Brady's style of play has been exposed

AP PhotoCharlie Weis was once one of the masterminds behind the teams that brought three Lombardi trophies to New England.He earned those championship rings partially due to the patient, calculated arm of one Tom Brady.Times have changed though, apparently. Weis believed those traditional dropback type passers like Brady are old hat. These days you need someone who can run with the...
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PFT ranks Patriots as 4th best NFL team heading into the season

Pro Football Talk has been gradually unveiling their preseason power rankings in recent weeks, and it took all the way until #4 before the Patriots name showed up. While the exact order of the Top 3 teams will not be revealed until tomorrow, the Pats will fall behind only Seattle, San Francisco, and Denver in PFT's pecking order.Stephan Savoia/Associated PressThe Patriots finished...
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Rex being Rex again, tells Patriots "to worry about us"

Photo by Neil MillerRex Ryan is like that Ex that no matter how long its been just can't and won't stop talking about you. After taking last year off to come up with some more bold statements, Ryan has started this year off with a bang. With such gems as "We're a playoff team" or "I'm a great coach" and of course "We're not worried about...
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Dominique Easley: Film review

Easley is an explosive playmaker when on the fieldWith training camp right around the corner, it's time to get excited about the 2014 Patriots season. There certainly is a lot of buzz about the Patriots defense this year, largely thanks to the addition of the best cornerback in football to their roster, but first round pick Dominique Easley could be another key addition if he...
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Brandon Spikes takes shot at Patriots fans

AP Photo/Bill WippertBrandon Spikes, who in the past has equated his accumulation of millions of dollars to slavery, decided to open up his yap again as reported by Ryan Talbot in this tweet:“The fans were great,” said LB Brandon Spikes. “I’m not used to that, so it was good to see the fans come out and show us love.” #Bills— Ryan (@RyanTalbotBills) July 21, 2014Now,...
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Rob Gronkowski vs. Ben Coates: give me Coates any day

Ben Coates was always there for Drew Bledsoe; Rob Gronkowski can't say the same for Tom Brady.Photos via Getty ImagesWhen most people today think of number 87 for the New England Patriots they think of Rob Gronkowski, but not me.Just before I entered the workforce my father let me in on a little secret. “Half of life is just showing up,” he said. “If you’re there each...
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Bill Belichick likes Thursday night games.... but why?

Photo via Getty ImagesEverybody enjoys their Thursday night differently. I have friends who line dance at a bar, others who curl up with Netflix, and a slew of people who watch the NFL's weekly Thursday contest. If Bill Belichick has his way, at least according to Robert Kraft, fans of the Patriots could be rooting for the home team on Thursdays a bit more often.Kraft says Bill...
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Not Keller not Finley Pats agree with TE Nate Byham

Via Tampabay.com               Patriots have come to an agreement with TE Nate Byham. Mike Reiss of ESPN reported:"The club has reached a deal with Nate Byham, who’s played the last two seasons with Tampa Bay. Byham reportedly worked out for New England in May."         The 26 year old has spent his last few seasons in Tampa, but was put on IR in October...
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Chris Kluwe to sue Minnesota Vikings

Chris Kluwe talking Tuesday, July 15, 2014 about his intentions to sue the Minnesota Vikings. (AP Photo/The Star Tribune,Elizabeth Flores) MANDATORY CREDIT; ST. PAUL PIONEER PRESS OUT; MAGS OUT; TWIN CITIES TV OUTChris Kluwe is a new breed of NFL player and athlete, and started using Twitter in 2010 to talk to fans about his career, and his interests. Kluwe was a punter for the...
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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...
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Bill Belichick doesn't need a sofa

Its safe to say Bill Belichick doesn't care for anything that doesn't revolve around Sunday's game plan. In a Sports Illustrated article from February 2002 by Michael Silver, Bill Belichick shows his focus on the Super Bowl showdown with the St. Louis Rams. New England Patriot's Strong Safety Lawyer Milloy was apparently not happy with his hotel room. Apparently other...
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On the Bubble: Bequette 's days are numbered

One of the few times Bequette stepped on the field for the Patriots (Getty Images)Over the last decade or so, Bill Belichick has kept one constant in his defensive end/outside linebacker position, and that is a hard nosed, blue collar, athletic, run stopping presence. Originally it was Mike Vrabel, a fan favorite and one of the most versatile players the Patriots have ever had. Then...
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Rob Gronkowski looks to play in opener

Thomas B. Shea/Getty ImagesThe New England Patriots open the season on September 7th at the Miami Dolphins. Rob Gronkowski plans on being in uniform for that game and every game that comes after that. Gronkowski tore his right ACL on Dec 8 on a low hit by Cleveland Browns safety T.J. Ward. Meaning that he will be a day shy of 10 months from the date of the injury to the first game...
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Patriots say 34 texts from Bill Belichick to Aaron Hernandez

Photo via Getty ImagesWe may get only 34 chances to see what emoljis Bill Belichick uses. Last night Andrew Phelan, a laywer representing the team, released a statement which shed light on the texts between coach and player. After reports stating that there were 33 pages of texts between the head coach and the incarcerated former tight end, many news outlets were quick to jump to...
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Danny Amendola needs to shine in training camp

PhotAlthough many believe that Danny Amendola is a lock to make the roster, I say pump the brakes on the Amendola train. Amendola was brought in to replace Welker, but was out played by Julian Edelman. If he does not show the spark and health that we want to see then he may be cut from the 53 man roster.He has the ability to be a 100 reception receiver, nobody is questioning that...
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The rookie set to have an impact for the Patriots

Ridley and Vereen will be complimented nicely by rookie James White (Stephan Savoia AP)This year's draft was one for the future for the Patriots. With the selections of Jimmy Garoppolo, Byran Stork, Jon Halapio, and Cameron Fleming, most people would agree that their impact will come down the road. Some players like Jeremy Gallon, Jemea Thomas, and Zach Moore will have to prove...
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Parks and Recreation- Boston Patriots

It was quite common in the 1960’s for the man of the house to work two jobs. He was either staying late at the first one, or going to the other. The most commonly used term from that era was “wait till your father gets home”. The problem was that Mom did not know, either. The term was so popular that Hanna-Barbera created an animated sitcom that ran on NBC from 1972-1974. The...
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