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Ninkovich: Revis and Browner are fitting in well

Photo from Patriots.comRob Ninkovich went on Sirus XM NFL Radio's Moving the Chains program to praise new defensive additions Darrelle Revis and Brandon Browner, according to Mike Reiss of ESPN Boston."Not knowing personality-wise or work ethic-wise what these guys were like -- knowing that they were great football players -- we’ve welcomed them with open arms and they’ve done...
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June 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Rob Gronowski does improv, benchpresses a comedian

So yeah, "Whose Line is it Anyway?" is still a thing apparently.These days it's got a lot less Drew Carey or british people, but everyone else is still there.Recently, Rob Gronkowski joined the show. Here they sing a song about him being a tight end that likes to dance.Hi-Larious.While Gronk just kind of stands there most of the time in the above, he does get a little more active...
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June 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Jermichael Finley visits Patriots; team also interested in Dustin Keller

Earlier today, ESPN Boston Patriots writer Mike Reiss speculated that the Patriots were in the mix for free agent tight end Jermichael Finley, but could not confirm anything substantial admid reports he had recently visited a "mystery team."Brian Kersey/Getty ImagesReiss also noted the team could be eyeing Dustin Keller, who has played in the past for AFC East Rivals New York and...
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June 02, 2014  |  Discuss

ESPN: Tom Brady is no longer a top 5 QB

I’m already pissed. Just reading that title pisses me off. Sam Monson of ESPN just wrote a piece talking about how Brady is no longer a top 5 QB because he is no longer effective under pressure or some ********. Here’s Monson’s reasoning:Tom Brady is no longer a top-5 QB, writes @PFF_Sam » http://t.co/wPg9ADoD6h (in) pic.twitter.com/ka2qVYeSxe— ESPN Insider (@ESPNInsider...
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June 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Patriots sign Jimmy Garoppolo

Courtesy of Panini America, Inc. (boston.com)The Patriots have now finally locked up their second round pick, quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo.#patriots announce they've signed 2nd round pick Jimmy Garoppolo...only 1st round pick Dominique Easley unsigned of draft class— shalise manza young (@shalisemyoung) June 2, 2014As Manza Young notes, this leaves only first rounder Dominique Easley...
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June 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Danny Amendola says he is 100% healthy

This actually makes a lot of sense, given this is the part of the season where there is literally no contact. See, it's when the real games start when D.A has issues. Whether it's a groin pull, or getting KO'ed on an end-around, injuries of all kinds seem to find Amendola. Last year, a groin injury originally sustained in Week 1 vs. Buffalo (which actually proved to be the pinnacle...
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May 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Rex Ryan makes Tebow joke to defend Eric Decker, gets joke wrong

"Hehehe, I'm pretty f*cking hilarious" (photo via nydailynews.com)As we all know, the Jets made a decent sized splash this offseason signing ex-Bronco receiver Eric Decker. Well, OTAs are starting up and the general public wants to know if Decker - now that he’s not coupled with Demaryius Thomas, Wes Welker, Julius Thomas and, oh yea that Hall of Fame quarterback - can be a number...
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May 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Life after Brady: Belichick wants to win after Brady

Photo from Pro Football ZoneAlbert Breer of the NFL Network is reporting that Bill Belichick has no plans to retire when his star quarterback retires, citing Belichick's desire to win another ring after Tom Brady retires.Per Pro Football Zone:“One of the worst kept secrets here in Foxboro is that Belichick doesn’t plan on going anywhere for quite some time,” said Breer. ...
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May 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Jermichael Finley cleared to play.. heading to Foxboro?

courtesy jsonline.comJermichael Finley has been medically cleared to play after the free agent suffered a spinal chord contusion last year. Finley will be visiting a team in the near future but declined to name that team at their request..... sounds like someone we know right?Hello New England!Now it is not definite, nor is it even confirmed as of yet, but CSNNE.com believes that...
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May 30, 2014  |  Discuss

OTA media day: Brady frustrated with receivers, Revis speaks for first time

via Mike ReissOk, so it's not technically the first time Darrelle Revis has spoken to reporters. He did have that EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW WITH THE TEAM'S OWN WEBSITE but now he's finally getting the chance to be surrounded by tons of reporters in the hot sun.The crowd around Darrelle Revis in his debut meeting with the Patriots media corps today. pic.twitter.com/cXQkrTQN5m— Bart Hubbuch...
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May 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Easley contract talks hit a snag, Garoppolo remains unsigned

The Patriots created some headlines when they drafted former top highschool prospect in Dominique Easley and followed that up with Tom Brady's heir apparent in Jimmy Garoppolo. However, while most of the top draft picks around the league finalize their first NFL contracts, the top two picks from the Patriots remain the team's only two rookies that are unsigned. It should be noted...
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May 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Big Papi writes to Tom Brady

David Ortiz is writing letters, and this one goes out to Tom BradyDo you ever think they will double date? I sure hope so!- Joshua Powers@jmano33
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May 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Hernandez latest murder charge over spilled drink

AP?Dominck Rueter/PoolAaron Hernandez was arraigned today on 2 1st-degree murder charges in South Boston. According to the Boston Globe, Hernandez is charged in the murders of 2 Cape Verdean immigrants stemming from an incident in which one of them, Daniel Abreu, bumped into Hernandez in a nightclub and partially spilled his drink. The incident occurred on July 15, 2012 at The Cure...
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May 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Gronkowski's recovery on track

Rob Gronkowsi has proven to be one of the pivotal pieces in the puzzle that is the Patriots offense. Unfortunately, that puzzle has involved an abundance of moving pieces. Though Gronkowski's place on the roster has been one of the few mainstays for the Pats, multiple injuries have hindered his time on the field. With Gronk's health status consistently inconsistent, the thought...
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May 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Devin McCourty gives "free safety advice" in the Boston Common

Julian Edelman posted his funny video today, but he wasn't the only Patriots player to come out with a goof today.Patriots safety Devin McCourty donned a sign that said "free safety advice" and walked around the common giving safety advice.Get it? Because he plays free safety for the Pats?
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May 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Julian Edelman has a hilarious talk show called Burgertyme

Julian Edelman.First he's making waves on the internet with his t-shirt battle with Gronk now he's spicing things up even more with his brand new interent talk show, Burgertyme.Edelman has on Chandler Jones as his guest, and they sit and talk in front of a bowl full of burgers. Punter Ryan Allen also sneaks in there. It's awkward and awesome.Will this become a regular thing? I hope so.
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May 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Seahawks defensive coordinator Dan Quinn is a big fan of Dominique Easley

Photo via 60maxpowero.comEveryone in the NFL knows the Seahawks have one of the best, if not still the best, defense in the NFL. And after their Super Bowl destruction, everyone wants to build their D just like the Hawks.So hearing Dan Quinn, the Seahawks' defensive coordinator (and Easley's D line coach at Florida for two years) heap praise onto Patriots' rookie defensive tackle...
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May 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Age is just a number with Tom Brady

Photo from Patriots.comNormally, when you talk about a quarterback in his mid to late 30's, you talk about his declining production. Tom Brady included. On the surface, his completion percentage over the last 5 years would indicate that age isn't just a number with him - look at the graphic posted by Pro Football talk on Twitter below to see his completion percentage over the last...
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May 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Aqib Talib still having a go at Bill Belichick, New England

AP Photo/Steve Milne"No hard feelings." That's the route some people choose to go when their former employer let's them go. Not with Aqib Talib, though. Aqib Talib is still bitter that the New England Patriots decided not to re-sign him and go get Darrelle Revis instead.Per Masslive.com:“Bill sure didn’t want to give me that money so hey man, he gave it to Revis,” Talib told...
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May 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Aqib Talib believes that Manning is better than Brady

courtesy cbssports.comHahaha oh man the saga continues.Aqib Talib was on NFL Network this morning, and while he says Brady was a great friend and teammate, he believes Manning is a better quarterback."You gotta go Peyton Manning. Tom is a good friend of mine, what’s up Tom, baby. [But Manning] had an awesome year. He tore it up. He like set the record for touchdowns. He beat Tom...
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May 27, 2014  |  Discuss

OTAs start today!

Yes you heard that right, OTAs (Organized Team Activities) start today, and will be going on through the next four weeks. This is their third and final stage of off-season workouts.Now OTAs may not be as exciting as you may think. No full pads or contact are permitted, and on some days a movie night may be the OTA according to the Boston Herald. Its all about team bonding, and its...
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May 27, 2014  |  Discuss

New England Patriots build with eye beyond 2014

The New England Patriots added nine players in the 2014 NFL Draft to bolster their squad that fell one game short of reaching the Super Bowl in 2013.Bill Belichick once again made some surprising selections, which seem to have become the norm for the Patriots in the last few years.However, the future Hall of Famer always seems to make it work as he prepares for his 16th season with...
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May 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Pats work out former Giants CB Terrell Thomas

This off-season the Patriots have revamped their secondary in a major way adding Darrelle Revis and Brandon Browner. These players will join an already solid crew of Alfonzo Dennard, Logan Ryan, and Kyle Arrington. However the team continues to look at available free-agent veterans at the position.Getty ImagesAccording to ESPN Patriots beat writer Field Yates, the team yesterday...
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May 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Patriots not interested in trading Mallett

courtesy midwestsportsfan.comAfter the draft, the Patriots could easily say that we had a surplus of quarterbacks. But with the signing of Garoppolo in the second round, it looked like Mallett's days were numbered in New England. But Belichick sited the opposite today.“Not really something we’re that interested in. Fortunately for our team, maybe unfortunately for Ryan, he hasn’t...
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May 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Chandler Jones talks offseason training, Dominique Easley & Will Smith

Answering questions like a boss.Chandler Jones has been putting in the work this offseason. Last offseason he focused on his upper body, working out with his brother (Jon Jones), getting his hands and upper strength ready for football.Now Jones is focusing on his lower body:"I’ve been trying to focus on my lower-body strength so it can help with my pass rush and run-stopping ability...
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May 21, 2014  |  Discuss
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