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Video: Roy Finch impressive highlights, newest Patriots runningback

Don't let the music fool you, this wasn't created by a 15 year old in the early 2000s. This is the Patriots newest rookie running back, Roy Finch, whom the team signed as an undrafted free agent. As you can see above, Finch is quite the highlight machine. The former Sooner went undrafted due to some injury and work ethic concerns though. He worked for a time at slot receiver at Oklahoma...
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May 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Roundtable: Patriots get a mediocre grade for their draft

If there's one thing we can all agree on, this year's draft by the Patriots was a little bit underwhelming. No big splashes were made to improve the team for this year. The biggest thing the team did was draft a quarterback in the second round, something that has driven many Patriots fans up a wall.Here's what some of our writers took away from all that transpired in Radio City Music...
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May 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Bill Belichick says 2011 Colts were team's inspiration for Jimmy Garoppolo pick

Curtis Painter, the face of the 2011 ColtsThe Patriots were pretty clearly focused on their future in this latest NFL draft.The clearest indication of that was their second round selection of Jimmy Garoppolo. Belichick noted afterwards that the team was looking to address their future without Brady early rather than late. That's not the full story for drafting a quarterback the highest...
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May 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Patriots undrafted rookies include 6'8" tight end Justin Jones, Ben Watson's brother Asa

Jones is a massive presence in the red zone. Rafael Suanes/US PresswireThe NFL's annual post-draft run of undrafted free agent signings is well under way, and the Patriots have added a few intriguing players at positions of need.The signing of Eastern Carolina tight end Justin Jones stands out because of his size. At 6'8" and 277 pounds, Jones is massive, and he has soft hands and...
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May 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Patriots draft DE Zach Moore, DB Jemea Thomas

The Patriots have used their remaining two sixth round picks, taking defensive end Zach Moore and defensive back Jemea Thomas with the 198th and 206th picks of the draft. Moore is considered a bit of a raw prospect, but he has intriguing physical attributes. At 6'5", 269 pounds, he's built like a protypical 4-3 defensive end, with a good, muscular build, great length (34" arms) and...
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May 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Where's the beef? Patriots stay with offensive line, draft Florida guard Jon Halapio

Photo via FootballsFuture.comThe Patriots have drafted yet another offensive lineman, taking Florida guard Jon Halapio with the 179th pick (third pick of sixth round). The Patriots obviously viewed their offensive line as major need going into the draft, as they've now spent three of their four Day 3 picks so far on lineman. Between Bryan Stork, Cameron Fleming and Halapio, they...
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May 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Patriots draft RB James White, OT Cameron Fleming in 4th round

Fleming could be a good value pick late in the fourth round. Tony Avelar/AP PhotoThe Patriots continued to think offense on Day 3 of the NFL draft, adding running back James White and offensive tackle Cameron Fleming with their final two fourth round picks.Taken with the 130th selection, White was a bit of a surprise pick. He was productive for four years at Wisconsin, but was always...
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May 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Patriots draft Florida State center Bryan Stork

Stork will have a chance to take over Ryan Wendell's starting center job. Keith Srakocic/AP PhotoWith the first of their three fourth round picks, your New England Patriots have selected center Bryan Stork.While Stork has a little bit of a lower upside than some of the other centers that went earlier in the draft, he's a tough, smart technician who was the anchor of Florida State...
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May 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Jimmy Garoppolo highlights

You are probably not too excited about the Patriots new backup quarterback, taken in the second round, but here's some highlights anyway!Video via: Harris Highlights
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May 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Belichick on drafting Brady's replacement "better off being early rather than late"

The Patriots draft has had many fans disappointed.First, the Pats selected an injury prone defensive tackle in the first round. A move that at least seemed to indicate that the team was going all in with Tom Brady. However, their move in the second round seemed to contradict that when they drafted quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo.Obviously, the 36 soon to be 37 year old Tom Brady is towards...
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May 10, 2014  |  Discuss

6 players to get excited for in today's fourth round

Loston is a big, physical hitter in the secondary. Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images North AmericaThe Patriots currently hold the fifth pick in tomorrow's first round. That means they're guaranteed to have at least two of these players available to them, each of whom would fill a need nicely. Get excited!David Yankey: G, StanfordShocking to see Yankey, a player many had with a second round...
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May 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Patriots trade out of third round pick, now have three picks in tomorrow's fourth round

The Patriots surprised a lot of people by taking QB Jimmy Garoppolo with their second round pick. They surprised next to no one by making a classic Belichick trade out of their third rounder, sending it to Jacksonville in exchange for a fourth (105) and sixth (179) round pick. The Jaguars used the pick to select Miami guard Brandon Linder.As a result of the deal, the Patriots now...
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May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Patriots pick QB Jimmy Garoppolo in the second round

Garoppolo will learn behind Tom BradyIn a surprising pick, your New England Patriots have selected Eastern Illinois quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo with their second round pick (62 overall).Garoppolo was projected as an early second round pick, but slipped to 62 after Houston passed on him and Oakland took Derek Carr instead. Most had him as the fifth best quarterback in the draft, behind...
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May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 NFL Draft: Day 2 Live Chat

 
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May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Mike Florio: Patriots may trade up for A.J. McCarron

With rumors swirling that he is firmly on the trading block, it seems clear the Patriots are ready to move on from Ryan Mallett. And according to Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk, they may be looking to find his replacement (and potentially Tom Brady's down the road) in tonight's draft. Getty ImagesAccording to Florio, the primary target is A.J. McCarron, who of course spent his...
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May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

2nd/3rd round preview

It wouldn't be a sexy pick, but center Weston Richburg would instantly help to improve Tom Brady's protection.The Patriots surprised us all by keeping their 29th pick, picking Florida defensive lineman Dominique Easley. As a result, they enter Day 2 of the draft holding their own picks in each round, 62 and 93. Picking Easley helped them address their depth on the defensive line...
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May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Bills trade Stevie Johnson to 49ers for draft pick

After Sammy Watkins was drafted by the Bills last night, this tweet surfaced in regards to Stevie JohnsonSpiller told me he's not sure how S. Johnson will react to the Watkins pick. "Hopefully he'll take it in stride & we can keep both of them."— Josina Anderson (@JosinaAnderson) May 9, 2014Well it looks like they didn't keep both guys, because Johnson is going to San Francisco...
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May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Patriots scouting report on Manziel

WARNING:The information in these reports has been obtained by brobible.com. At the time of publishing, a call to the Patriots to confirm their authenticity had not been responded too, all information below therefore has the possibility of being false. We will continue to work to confirm this information.Without further ado, here is the Patriots scouting report on Johnny Manziel,...
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May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Browns draft Manziel at recommendation of Homeless man

courtesy deadspin.comYes you read that title right....... and NO this is not a piece by The OnionWhen draft day draws near, each NFL team will go into their war room, and a team of advisors will chose who gets the pick for their team. But what if I told you that the Browns employed a totally different strategy? Yep thats right, a homeless man is responsible for the Johnny Football...
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May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Thoughts on the Dominique Easley pick

Easley is a disruptive force when healthy. AP PhotoNow that we've all had a night to digest the Patriots surprising pick of Dominique Easley with the 29th pick, here are some of my reactions to the selection.Bad value? Not so fastQuite a few fans and analysts thought the selection of Easley was a bit of a reach, as most projections had him lasting well into the second round. However...
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May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Bill Belichick says he didn't want to risk losing Dominique Easley by trading down

Super excitedBill Belichick was quite impressed with young defensive tackle prospect Dominique Easley. So were a couple of other teams.Easley. RT @NEPD_Loyko: Just got it confirmed to me "Seattle got their guy stolen from them" "They packed up shop after that pick".— Doug Kyed (@DougKyedNESN) May 9, 2014For that reason, the Patriots didn't do their patented trading back. Easley...
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May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Easley working to get healthy

Photo from CSNNEThe Patriots selected Dominique Easley with the 29th pick of the 1st round last night because of his athleticism, but the big question mark for Easley? His health. Per CSNNE, he tore the ACL in his left knee in 2011, then tore his ACL and MCL in his right knee last September just 3 games into Florida's season.When asked about it in a conference call with reporters...
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May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Dominique Easley highlights and draft profile

Your newest defensive tackle for the New England Patriots, and Vince Wilfork's new running buddy, Dominique Easley. The Patriots selected Easley with their first round selection tonight.Via: Field Yates
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May 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Patriots select defensive tackle Dominique Easley in first round

The Patriots have actually made their pick at 29. They have selected Florida's Dominique Easley.Easley tore his ACL in September of last year, making him the classic type of "value" pick the Patriots love.It obviously fits a huge need for the Pats, who have been in need of some depth on the defensive line. They got more than depth with the extremely talented Easley, a move that is...
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May 08, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 NFL Draft: First round Live Chat

 
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May 08, 2014  |  Discuss
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