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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

The Patriots secret for building team chemistry

USA TodayIf you follow the New England Patriots for even a short amount of time you'll notice the word versatile is said a lot. Its said about the team in general. About their schemes and looks on the offensive and defensive sides of the ball. And more importantly its said about their players.Whenever they lose a player to injury they seem to be able to put the next guy in and...
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August 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Nick Fairley could be on the trading block: Would he be a fit for Pats?

The Patriots made a pair of moves to shore up their defensive tackle depth last week, trading for Ben Bass and former second round pick Jerel Worthy.According to Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press, another intriguing name could become available soon: Detroit's Nick Fairley.The Lions took Fairley, fresh off of a defensive MVP performance in the National Championship game,...
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August 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Are these players roster locks?

Butler makes his case. (Geoff Burke - USA Today)The Patriots have some intriguing roster predicaments, and many of them have yet to secure a spot on the team. Jeremy Gottlieb of Boston.com takes a look at several players who he believes have a shot of becoming roster locks. I will take a look at each of his suggestions and then offer my own opinion. Please feel free to comment with...
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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

Michael Vick offers Ray Rice advice on redemption

Eric Edholm, Yahoo Sports: Michael Vick might be known forever as a man who ran a dogfighting ring, but he has helped repair his image after a long jail sentence and years of advocacy for the cause.Vick now believes that Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice, who was arrested and indicted on aggravated assault against his now-wife, can help amend and heal through a similar path...
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August 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Randy Moss says Patriots are favorites to win Super Bowl

AP Photo/Bill KostrounDuring last night's pre-season tilt between the Panthers and Chiefs in Carolina, former Patriots wide receiver Randy Moss sat in as a guest and talked about the Patriots chances at winning the Super Bowl. According to a Reddit thread, he spoke briefly about his love for the organization and how he thinks with the additions the team has made on defense, that...
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August 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Patriots re-sign Justin Jones

courtesy boston.comThe New England Patriots re-signed undrafted tight end Justin Jones according to Tom CurranThe Patriots have re-signed undrafted tight end Justin Jones. #patriotstalk— Tom E. Curran (@tomecurran) August 17, 2014Jones was cut last week by the Patriots, but it appears they have had a change of heart in the matter, as they signed him and released their other snapper...
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August 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Eye on the Enemy #2 - Bills, Jets, Dolphins, Giants, Ravens, Broncos

1. Buffalo BillsBills head coach Doug Marrone was well aware of what happened in the past in preseason. He is not going to make the same mistake. The Bills' best season under Joe Collier came in his first year in 1966, when they won the Eastern Division with a 9–4–1 record, eventually losing to the Kansas City Chiefs in the AFL Championship Game. After coming within one game...
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August 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Roster projection 3.0: Ryan Mallett off, Brian Tyms on

Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty ImagesWhile the mood surrounding the team should be much happier after the victory against the Eagles last night, it's getting very serious as cut dates are fast approaching. As I teased on Twitter, there is a major change in the QB roster from the previous versions of this projection (links below for both). There are a few new faces, and some interesting...
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August 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Patriots/Eagles in person observations

Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty ImagesLast night I was fortunate enough to be able to catch the game in person along with my better half, so I thought it would be great to highlight a few observations I had. I thought it'd also be fun to share a few views from the better half, as I can tend to miss the overall enjoyment factor for the Xs and Os. Let's start with her observations...
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August 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Defense improves and offense shines as Patriots win 42-35 over Eagles

The Patriots got off to a rolling start and never slowed down on their way to a 42-35 victory over the Eagles. Tom Brady went 8/10 for 81 yards with a TD pass on a back shoulder pass in the corner of the end zone to Kenbrell Thomphkins. Brady was also intercepted by Eagles CB Cary Williams, which was returned for a TD. Jimmy Garoppolo was first off the bench for the Patriots at...
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August 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Ups and downs for the Patriots

Jimmy Garoppolo shined against the Eagles (Jared Wickerham - Getty Images)This game has shown us one thing about every game for the future: there will be flags, and lots of them. Overall the team played very well, with the offense looking particularly better in both the run and pass game. Defense capitalized with some impressive turnovers, and the special teams improved as well....
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August 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Ryan Mallett runs in for a touchdown vs the Eagles

Ryan Mallet showing some hops here.
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August 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Jimmy Garoppolo to Brandon LaFell touchdown

Jimmy Garoppolo has been playing quite well in his second preseason game. This was his second touchdown of the day.
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August 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Jimmy Garoppolo to James Develin touchdown

The defense forced a fumble on the Eagles' first play, and Jimmy Garoppolo got the nod over Ryan Mallet. He made quick work of the Eagles defenders, capping it off with this TD to James Develin.
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August 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Tom Brady touchdown pass to Kenbrell Thompkins

Tom Brady made quick work of the Philadelphia Eagles after throwing a pick six to Cary Williams.He fired this touchdown to Kenbrell Thompkins to pull even 7-7, this after several penalties against the Eagles defense.
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August 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Tom Brady throws pick six to Cary Williams, attempts tackle

So thats not what you want to see from your franchise quarterback, but hey, he turned out alright.I
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August 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Gronk uncertain for Week 1

AP PhotoAccording to NFL.com, Rob Gronkowski is still uncertain for Week 1, and while he's been cleared to play for a while now, he's not going to be rushed back. And that could mean a limited (or no) impact against the Miami Dolphins. While he was recovered enough to avoid the PUP list, I can't help but remember last year where it seemed like he would come back early...
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August 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Tom Brady falling in love with Brandon LaFell

Brandon LaFell opening eyes in New England (WBZ-TV)Tom Brady might be falling in love with Brandon LaFell, and who can blame him? With Aaron Dobson just coming off the PUP list and Rob Gronkowski making his way back slowly, LaFell is by far the largest target Brady has had consistently this camp. After a slow start, LaFell has come into himself and is playing like he should. Comfort...
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August 15, 2014  |  Discuss

So Sammy Watkins is pretty dirty

Yes it is only the preseason, and most of the clips below are in relatively low-key, practice situations. We won't have a definitive judgement on the type of NFL receiver Sammy is until the games matter. But you can't deny the skill level this kid exudes in his every day play.Getty ImagesHere's one of him juking a D-back out of his shoes in practice:Here Sammy trips mid...
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August 15, 2014  |  Discuss

All Patriots quarterbacks will play tonight

Nancy Lane/Boston HeraldJeff Howe of The Boston Herald reports Tom Brady will see his first action of the pre-season tonight against the Eagles. How long he'll play is unknown at the moment.Back ups Ryan Mallet and Jimmy Garoppolo will also see time on the field tonight. For the second week in a row, I will be unable to watch the game, but I'll be interested to see how much...
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August 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Brandon Browner may not play the role you expect him to

The NFL's new emphasis on illegal contact between a cornerback and receiver has been pretty well documented.It's also been made pretty clear how this could effect new Patriots corner Brandon Browner. The former "Legion of Boom" member over in Seattle had made a name for himself with his physical play. He's also made quite a name for himself for that in camp...
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August 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Greg Bedard pegs 2014 Patriots as best team since 16-0, predicts Super Bowl

Or make that 18-1, but who's counting, right?Greg Bedard of MMQB, formerly of the Boston Globe, is easily one of the most respected names in sports journalism.His down to earth, fact-based and unsensationalized analysis is a rarity in today's media, and so many take his words to heart. Patriots fans should be glad to know that he is pretty high on this year's Patriots...
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August 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Your New York Jets are bonding and singing at Camp Rex

Associated Press, USA Today:Jets just laying around campfire bonding as a team "We got a lot closer this camp," the veteran right guard said. "The knock on us is maybe we haven't been as close in the past as a team."The Jets wrapped up three weeks of full practices at SUNY Cortland on Wednesday. They've got a walkthrough scheduled for Thursday and a preseason...
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August 15, 2014  |  Discuss
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