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Josh McCown reverses field, signs with Cleveland Browns

Mary Kay Cabot, Cleveland:Browns new quarterback Josh McCown knows he's venturing into Brian Hoyer territory and that folks here can't understand why the Browns signed a quarterback who went 1-10 last when they have one of the roster who went 10-6 the last two seasons.But he also knows that his woeful 2014 season in Tampa Bay was an aberration and that hopefully Browns fans will...
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March 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Free agency wish list

It is that time of year again. Free agency is the quintessential time of year for fans and writers to speculate and formulate ideas for who they would want to see in their teams uniform. So what players do I want to see in a Patriots uniform next year? Well I have a fairly long list, some realistic, some unrealistic and some just completely unthinkable but just enjoy the list.First...
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February 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Buffalo Bills get older and better at QB with Josh McCown

MSN:The person spoke on the condition of anonymity on Thursday because the Bills do not discuss contract discussions.The talks began after the 35-year-old spent the previous two days visiting with the Cleveland Browns. Two weeks ago, McCown spent two days meeting with Bills officials and touring Buffalo. He has also visited the Chicago Bears and the New York Jets.Normally, the list...
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February 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: 2014 Patriots highlight video is worth your time

I'm not saying this is how you should spend the next 45 minutes of your life. Buuuut this totally how you should spend the next 45 minutes of your life.2014 saw the Patriots run the full range of emotions. From the lowest this team has been after a week 4 blowout in Kansas City to the highest of highs and hoisting the Lombardi trophy once again. This video will take you through all...
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February 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Malcolm Butler: I was thinking interception

Super Bowl hero Malcolm Butler is still riding the high after his last second interception sealed the game. It seems like just about everyone has shared their thoughts on the play call but what was Butler's thoughts as the play was happening.CSNNEOnce they called goal-line, three corners, I just figured something was fishy, something was weird going on," he said. "The whole time...
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February 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Devin McCourty won't fret over franchise tag

Devin McCourty didn't know if the Patriots were going to give him the franchise tag but he said that wouldn't be the worst thing— Karen Guregian (@kguregian) February 25, 2015'There is a reason that S Devin McCourty was named the New England Patriots' Man of the Year. His charitable endeavors don't have an offseason. In conjunction with his brother Jason, CB for the Tennessee...
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February 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Tom Brady the actor?

Boom ShakalakaTom Brady in movies after he's done with football? Where do I sign?The future Hall-of-Famer and three-time Super Bowl MVP is interested in hitting the big screen whenever he hangs up the cleats, and he would probably be pretty good at it.Aside from his forgettable appearance on Saturday Night Live in 2005, Brady has done a pretty good job whenever he's been given a...
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February 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Shane Vereen denies wanting $5 million per year

Kevin C. Cox/Getty ImagesPatriots running back Shane Vereen has denied rumors that he is looking for $5 million per season in free agency.Haha not true but who wouldn't be?!?! RT @_D_Flo: “@jeffphowe: Source: @ShaneVereen34 hopeful for $5 ... http://t.co/GMrXQZenQU— Shane Vereen (@ShaneVereen34) February 26, 2015If that's the case, this would figure to help New England if they...
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February 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Baltimore Ravens are turning over their roster, bigtime

Veterans released so far: Reggie Bush, DeAngelo Williams, Jacoby Jones, AJ Hawk, Mathias Kiwanuka. More to come, too; maybe Haloti Ngata.— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) February 26, 2015Jamison Hensley, ESPN:Baltimore Ravens defensive tackle Haloti Ngata has been suspended for the rest of the regular season for violating the league's policy on performance-enhancing substances...
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February 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Colts' GM Ryan Grigson alerted NFL on deflated footballs

Mike Florio, ProFootballTalk:Last week, Colts G.M. Ryan Grigson admitted that he alerted the league of the team’s suspicions the week prior to the game, contradicting prior reports and explanations from the league that suggested the issue first came up during the AFC title game. The popular view had been that, unlike his predecessor Bill Polian, Grigson had no specific reason...
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February 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Would the Pats be interested in Reggie Bush?

AP Photo/Duane Burleson, FilePatriots running backs Stevan Ridley and Shane Vereen will be free agents on March 10th unless the Patriots can work out a deal with either or both of them. However, Reggie Bush was just released by the Detroit Lions and that begs the question, would the Patriots be interested if they can't bring back Vereen or Ridley?Here are a few possible reasons why...
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February 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Adrian Peterson reinstated, NFLPA wins motion

Huge news: NFLPA's motion to vacate Adrian Peterson suspension granted— Mike Garafolo (@MikeGarafolo) February 26, 2015The NFLPA saved 50 days from the NFL suspension of Minnesota Vikings' RB Adrian Peterson. The case was to be heard by NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell on April 15, 2015. Peterson is currently appealing a six-game suspension from NFL commissioner Roger Goodell for...
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February 26, 2015  |  Discuss

What to do with Jerod Mayo?

Mayo is an interesting contract situation this offseason. (AP)An unquestioned leader on the Patriots, and arguably one of their best players, Jerod Mayo faces an interesting offseason in regards to his contract situation. With a $10.287 cap hit, Mayo is a top five player in terms of cap charges this coming season. What makes this a tricky situation is that Mayo hasn't finished either...
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February 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Who in the AFC East could make a jump?

Photo by Brett Carlsen/Getty ImagesAka, "Who could make things mildly interesting for the Patriots next season?" It's hard to imagine any teams in the AFC East making a real push to challenge the Patriots while Tom Brady is still effective, but things could at least get mildly interesting next season. I doubt the Jets will be much of a threat next year, but the Bills at least could...
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February 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Aaron Hernandez murder trial reaches Gillette Stadium

Mike Florio, ProFootballTalk:Via the Boston Herald, trainer Brian McDonough told the jury on Tuesday about his interaction with Hernandez the day after Lloyd was shot and killed. Hernandez was due to meet McDonough at Gillette Stadium for injury rehab that day, but Hernandez texted McDonough to cancel.“I will not be there today . . . suttin came up but ill jus call u when I...
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February 25, 2015  |  Discuss

NFL Draft Positional Review: Defensive tackle

Phillip's rare size and power will make him an enticing prospectAs the NFL draft rapidly approaches, PatriotsLife will be doing it's best to keep you informed and up-to-date on all things draft. With that in mind, we'll be taking an in-depth look at each of the Patriots positions of need, sifting through the prospects to highlight potential Patriot fits. After starting with offensive...
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February 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Jacksonville will target Julius Thomas in free agency

With Manning possibly coming back and Demaryius Thomas looking to get paid the talented Broncos are likely to lose some very talented players to free agency due to a lack of cap space. The most likely weapon Denver will lose is tight end Julius Thomas. Thomas did not have as impressive numbers this year with less than 500 yards and 12 touchdowns. It was quite the dip from his 2013...
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February 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Where's Darrelle Revis going? 5 potential destinations

Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty ImagesAs free agency looms, Patriots Life will get you prepped by looking at possible destinations for the Pats key players. Today on the table: Darrelle Revis. Note that some of these teams listed are pure speculation based on looking at their relevant stats from last year and cap space, not reported interest. In the case of the Buffalo Bills, New...
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February 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Aaron Hernandez can't stop his maids from talking

Mike Florio, ProFootballTalk:The first Aaron Hernandez murder trial currently isn’t going very well.In addition to an about-face from Judge E. Susan Garsh on the question of whether she’ll allow the jury to know that Odin Lloyd sent multiple text messages to his sister after leaving his home with Hernandez and others in the early morning hours preceding Lloyd’s killing, Monday’s...
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February 24, 2015  |  Discuss

NFL Draft Positional Review: Running Back

Adding a potential superstar like Gurley will be very tempting if he's there at 32 As the NFL draft rapidly approaches, PatriotsLife will be doing it's best to keep you informed and up-to-date on all things draft. With that in mind, we'll be taking an in-depth look at each of the Patriots positions of need, sifting through the prospects to highlight potential Patriot fits. After...
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February 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Indy writer wants Patriots Super Bowl victory vacated if they're guilty of cheating

This about sums it all upFile this under the "not gonna happen" category.Indianapolis Star columnist Gregg Doyel, who has not hid his disdain for the Patriots in the past, said that the Super Bowl XLIX victory should be vacated if the team is found guilty of intentionally tampering with footballs before or during the AFC Championship game against his Colts.Whether he actually believes...
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February 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Percy Harvin the Patriot?

Could Percy become a Patriot? (Kathy Willens/ AP)Currently, the chronic headache that is Percy Harvin is scheduled to make $10.5 million on the New York Jets next year. It is highly unlikely that the Jets will feel obliged to pay that sort of money, and it is even more unlikely that Harvin would take a pay cut to remain in the trainwreck that is the New York Jets.Projecting that...
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February 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Where will Devin McCourty go? 5 possible landing spots.

Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images With free agency upon us, it's time to look at where the Patriots key free agents may land. Now on the block, Devin McCourty. This list is purely based on last season stats and cap space, not on previous rumors. The teams mentioned may or may not have actual interest in bringing him on board.1.) Atlanta Falcons: The Atlanta Falcons ranked dead last...
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February 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Top 3 landing spots for Stevan Ridley

Ben Volin, Boston Globe:There’s something to be said for a running back who can hit the correct hole at just the right time, follow his blocks, and keep his legs churning after contact. Ridley isn’t perfect, but he was the most physical and decisive runner the Patriots had. But of the other backs, Ridley is by far the toughest to replace.This was October 16, 2014, and the New...
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February 23, 2015  |  Discuss

NFL Draft Positional Review: Offensive Guard

Jackson (54) and Matias (70) are both candidates to follow the Stork (52) to Foxborough. Photo via 247 Sports As the NFL draft rapidly approaches, PatriotsLife will be doing it's best to keep you informed and up-to-date on all things draft. With that in mind, we'll be taking an in-depth look at each of the Patriots positions of need, sifting through the prospects to highlight potential...
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February 23, 2015  |  Discuss
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