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C.J Fiedorowicz visits Patriots

C.J Fiedorowicz, a top propsect at the tight end position in the upcoming draft, visited with the Patriots on Wednesday. He has also reportedly worked out for the Jets, Buccaneers, and Lions.Eric Francis/Getty ImagesFiedorowicz, who is 6'5", 265 lbs., is considered one of the top players at his position for this draft, behind North Carolina's Eric Ebron and Texas A&...
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Ty Law says Revis is an upgrade over Talib

Photo via sportsillustrated.comOne number 24 giving props to another 24.Ty Law, in a recent conference call I guess, said that he thinks Revis is an upgrade over Talib due to his "special talent":“The way he practices, by playing with him for the year that I did, to be so talented but to practice so hard, you don’t see a lot of young guys that have so much talent take...
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Video: Logan Mankins reacts to Brandon Spikes Patriot bashing

Logan Mankins says that former Patriot and current Buffalo Bill Spikes has a pretty good sense of humor, so just chocks it up to some good old fashioned joke. For what it's worth, Spikes does have a pretty maniacal sense of humor. It's what I always liked about him. Ever since he revealed that he writes "I'm watching you" on the toilet paper at Gillette Stadium...
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Chad "Ochocinco" Johnson joins CFL's Montreal Alouettes

Chad Ochocinco went from being the feared receiver, Chad Johnson, to the largely irrelevant joke, Chad Ochocinco, then to the job less wife beating Chad Johnson. What a journey he's had.The next step in the roller-coaster that is Ochocinco takes him to Montreal, where he'll be suiting up as the newest receiver for the Montreal Alouettes.IT'S OFFICIAL: @ochocinco puts...
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Gronk taking his time with recovery

Photo from Patriots GabAccording to a report by NFL.com, Dr. James Andrews says that Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski is "right where he should be" in his recovery, but the Patriots aren't about to rush him back to action. You can hardly blame the organization, though, given Gronk's injury history. This is Gronk's second straight off-season having major surgery...
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Patriots Draft Needs: Positional review- Tight End

Could Seferian-Jenkins be an option to team up with Gronk on the Patriots? Joshua Bessex/ theDailyUW.comAs the 2014 NFL draft rapidly approaches, we're turning our focus here at PatriotsLife towards the draft. Keeping that in mind, I'll be reviewing a different position of the Patriots roster each weekday, looking over their level of need at that position and some potential...
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Aaron Hernandez's jail shenanigans

Apparently in late 2013, Aaron Hernandez threatened to kill a security guard at Bristol County jail over a dispute about how much food the former tight end was receiving. Hernandez supposedly would eat half of his meal, then put a bug in the rest and show it to a guard who would then give him more food. I guess he did it to a certain guard one too many times and was called out on...
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Gronk: double fisting steaks, painting dogs and loving life

The NFL offseason can be a dull time, but there's never a dull moment in the life of Rob Gronkowski. Here's what the big tight end has been up to this offseason.Eating steaksDouble Fisting dem steaks! @david_vozzola pick up your game! #freddieFlintstoneGotNuttinOnMe pic.twitter.com/Kn8KcA33D7— Rob Gronkowski (@RobGronkowski) April 15, 2014Yepp finally finished em both!...
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Patriots interested in Michael Sam

courtesy cbssports.comMichael Sam is still preparing for the NFL Draft, and the New England Patriots are interested.Although the Patriots are not the number one interest, the Baltimore Ravens are the number one team to go after Michael Sam, who is projected to go in the third round or later.The Baltimore Sun was able to get Sam's combine stats"Following a sluggish workout...
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This day in Pats history (sort of): Belichick's B-day and Brady gets drafted

Greg M. Cooper/US PresswireOne could make the argument that the 16th of April is the most important day in Patriots history for 2 reasons. Reason #1: Bill Belichick was born on this day in 1952. Reason #2: The Patriots drafted one Tom Brady on April 16th, 2000. April 16 is a special day in #Patriots history: Bill Belichick was born on this day in 1952, and Tom Brady was drafted 199th...
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Chris Johnson is on the New York Jets now

The New York Jets have continued their trend of bringing in middle of the road veterans to their rebuilding squad, today signing recently released ex-Titans running back Chris Johnson.Former Titans RB Chris Johnson is signing his two-year deal with the NY Jets today.— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) April 16, 2014Johnson immediately becomes probably their best signing. While his...
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Patriots Draft Needs: Positional review- Wide Receiver

Would the Patriots consider taking Benjamin if he's there at 29? (USATSI)As the 2014 NFL draft rapidly approaches, we're turning our focus here at PatriotsLife towards the draft. Keeping that in mind, I'll be reviewing a different position of the Patriots roster each weekday, looking over their level of need at that position and some potential fits in the draft specific...
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Chris Johnson visits with Jets today

courtesy cbssports.comFormer Tennessee Titans running back Chris Johnson has been spotted in New York for a meeting with the New York Jets according to Ian Rapoport and Adam SchefterFree agent RB Chris Johnson is taking a visit to the #Jets today, source who has seen him said. (@AdamSchefter 1st reported)— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) April 15, 2014Former Titans RB Chris Johnson is...
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Brandon Lloyd gives up on zombie killing, signs a one-year deal with the 49ers

Remember when Brandon Lloyd gave up on football to become a zombie slayer?Well, under a year later, the situation has flipped. The former Patriot, Bronco, Bear, Ram, Redskin and 49er has signed a one year deal to return to where it all started, San Francisco.49ers announced they have signed WR Brandon Lloyd to a one-year deal.— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) April 15, 2014It'...
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Bruce Ellington to visit Patriots

Photo from NESNSouth Carolina wide receiver Bruce Ellington is set to visit the Patriots, among other teams, according to Christopher Price of WEEI (tweet below).South Carolina wide receiver Bruce Ellington to meet with Patriots, Cards & Rams this week, per @MikeGarafolo.— Christopher Price (@cpriceNFL) April 14, 2014Per NESN, Ellington put up 775 yards on 49 catches with 8...
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Patriots Draft Needs: Positional review- Running Back

Could Terrance West become LeGarrette Blount's replacement next month? Photo via Towsontigers.comAs the 2014 NFL draft rapidly approaches, we're turning our focus here at PatriotsLife towards the draft. Keeping that in mind, I'll be reviewing a different position of the Patriots roster each weekday, looking over their level of need at that position and some potential...
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Dennard was a "Model Prisoner"

courtesy bostinno.streetwise.coAlfonzo Dennard is now a free man after serving the minimum 35 day jail sentence at the Lancaster County Adult Correctional Facility in Nebraska. Dennard was placed in a minimum security section of the Prison, with no complete lockdown cells. He was described as a "Model Inmate" according to the Boston Herald.The jail time came as a provision...
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Report: Brandon Lloyd working on a deal with 49ers

Photo from USA TodayThe San Francisco 49ers haven't been very active in free agency apart from bringing back Anquan Boldin, but according to NFL.com, they have been talking with free agent Brandon Lloyd. Lloyd was with the Patriots in 2012 and put up 911 yards, but sat out the 2013 season after turning down a couple of chances to go to training camp, according to NFL.com. NFL...
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Patriots Draft Needs: Positional review- Quarterback

Could LSU's Zach Mettenberger be Brady's backup next year? AP Photo/Phil SandlinAs the 2014 NFL draft rapidly approaches, we're turning our focus here at PatriotsLife towards the draft. Keeping that in mind, I'll be reviewing a different position of the Patriots roster each weekday, looking over their level of need at that position and some potential fits in the draft...
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Should Patriots trade for Eagles' Brandon Graham?

Photo via bleacherreport.comReports have been coming out that the Eagles had contacted the Dolphins about trading for Dion Jordan, the Fins' 2013 first round pick. While that story is big in it's own rights, what's hidden in all this is that the Eagles are looking to move LB/DE Brandon Graham.In the proposed trade, the Eagles offered Graham and their second rounder for...
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BREAKING: Hernandez associates Ernest Wallace, Carlos Ortiz indicted for murder of Odin Lloyd

In what figures to be a major development in the upcoming Aaron Hernandez murder trial, Hernandez's associates Ernest Wallace and Carlos Ortiz are now both facing murder charges stemming from the Odin Lloyd case.Here's the full press release:Late this afternoon, a Bristol County Grand Jury returned separate indictments charging both Carlos Ortiz and Ernest Wallace, both...
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Patriots draft workouts: A.J. McCarron highlights this week's group

Watching who the Patriots bring in for workouts is always a good way to get a sense of the positions the Pats will be focusing on in the draft. The team has had several tight ends in for visits already, but this week they continued to focus on quarterback and both sides of the line of scrimmage, bringing in a defensive lineman as well as two offensive lineman. They also worked out...
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Patriots Draft History: Trading picks for players

Adding Corey Dillon set a precedent for the Patriots in trading draft picks for talented playersHappy Friday, Pats fans! With the week winding down, I'm winding down my look back on the Patriots history of draft day trades. After looking back on their trades up the board on Wednesday, and trades down the board yesterday, it's time to review their history of using draft currency...
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Dan Koppen answers who the better trash talker is, Manning or Brady

Two dudes having fun.The question we've all been waiting for. Who, of these two hall of fame quarterbacks, talks the most smack. Dan Koppen answered this question and more in an interview with Gary Tanguay.Here's his pick:"Brady's more emotional. He'll get into the face of the defense more. In the year that I played with Peyton, I didn't see him get into...
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Patriots still favorites to sign Will Smith

courtesy trialx.comDefensive End Will Smith is coming out of a torn ACL injury, and the Patriots look to be the favorites to sign him, eve with other teams peaking interest according to Pro Football Talk.The Patriots could be in the running for a one year deal to see how his knee holds up and how he plays here. Smith had a career high 13 sacks in 2009 with the Saints.If he does sign...
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