Brandon LaFell ‘frustrasted as hell’ with Patriots’ offense

For Brandon LaFell, all is not well. The Patriots' backup receiver told the Boston Globe that he's "frustrated as hell" with his blocking-based role in the offense. “I’m frustrated as hell, man,” LaFell said. “I want to catch passes like every other guy in here, like every receiver around the league. But the game plan is not for me to catch, it’s to...
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Report: Shane Vereen likely to play Sunday

The Patriots’ top pass catching back is reportedly set to play Sunday vs. Oakland. Tailback Shane Vereen, who was questionable with a shoulder injury, is “expected” to suit up against the Raiders, ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported this morning.
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Patriots-Raiders Live: Jamie Collins (Thigh) A Game-Time Decision

11 a.m. ET: Welcome to the New England Patriots 2014 home opener. It’s a beautiful, unseasonably warm day in Foxboro with temperatures in the high 70s. The Oakland Raiders have taken the Gillette Stadium field in sweats for warmups. Patriots linebacker Jamie Collins (questionable) appears to be a game-time decision. He missed last week’s game with a thigh injury, and he’s...
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Contest: Win a Sons of Belichick t-shirt!

To kick off the great matchup between the Raiders and Patriots, we are giving away the popular Sons of Belichick shirt again! Entering is simple, just add us on social media channels. Easy access to all of that below, good luck!ContestPrize: 1 Sons of Belichick shirtHow to Enter:a Rafflecopter giveawayWinner:A random winner will be selected from the pool of entries within 48 hours...
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Oakland the perfect opponent for Patriots' offense to achieve balance

"In truth, there was no no favoritism on the part of Brady, no ignoring other receivers, no lost faith in the receivers' ability to get open nor to catch the football - just a cascading set of priorities, the success of which most assuredly brought a smile to the face of the Dark Master, but also a furrowing scowl to the features of those who saw an opportunity to pile on...
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Week 3 picks: Raiders at Patriots

BY EDITORPublisher Nick St. Denis, associate editor Dan Begnoche and senior writer Sean Donovan pick the New England Patriots' home-opener against the Oakland Raiders.Dan's take:Oakland is coming into Foxboro 0-2, though they have an element of uncertainty on their side in rookie quarterback Derek Carr. The signal-caller showed signs of improvement in Week 2, and New England...
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Patriots working to get passing game in gear

In the first two weeks of the season, the New England Patriots passing game has been throw to Julian Edelman and then pray for rain. If the Super Bowl expectations for the team are to continue, they will have to start making bigger strides and that starts with their home opener against the Oakland Raiders. “We’re not stressing,” wide receiver Brandon LaFell said, via the...
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Patriots’ Brandon LaFell “frustrated as hell” Tom Brady has ignored him

Patriots wide receiver Brandon LaFell admits he’s not happy at all that he’s not getting more passes thrown his way this season. “I’m frustrated as hell, man,” he said, via the Boston Globe. “I want to catch passes like every other guy in here, like every receiver around the league. But the game plan is not for me to catch, it’s to block. So that’s what I’ve got...
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Tom Brady Trolls Raiders On Facebook

Tom Brady sure knows how to aim low when taking shots at the opposition. The Patriots play the Raiders on Sunday and Tom felt it necessary to come at their head. Tom Brady is trolling on Facebook #Raiders #TuckRule — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) September 20, 2014 The post Tom Brady Trolls Raiders On Facebook appeared first on Geeks & Cleats.
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New England Patriots Post Game Show: Studio # 347-215-7771

The New England Patriots Post Game Show is your one place stop for all your Patriots Talk after the game.  
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NFL 2014: Where Is The 'Gronk Effect' For The Patriots?

"The Gronk effect"- that state in which the most dominant tight end in NFL history changes the game.We all knew that Rob Gronkowski was a monster at the tight end position coming out of the University of Arizona in 2010. It led to his second round selection by the New England Patriots and instant legendary status. In just his second season, he led the league in receiving...
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Watch Julian Edelman read a disrespectful scouting report of himself (Video)

No one thought that Julian Edelman would be such a reliable receiver coming out of Kent State as a quarterback. Watch him read a disrespectful scouting report about himself. var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; Loading... ZergNet The post Watch Julian Edelman read a disrespectful scouting report...
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Shane Vereen finds a niche and just runs with it

Shane Vereen will probably never be the so-called “bell-cow back” for the Patriots. He knows he fits a niche in the offense that doesn’t lend itself to him carrying the ball 20-plus times a game. In fact, Vereen has had 10 or more rushing attempts in a game just five times in his career. Going forward, Vereen will be what he’ll always be on this team — a big-play threat...
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2014 Week 3 NFL Picks

  Half-point daggers in back-to-back weeks. The New England Patriots dominated, at least, and the Philadelphia Eagles got their offense going just in time to clear the over Monday night.  Full Article » The post 2014 Week 3 NFL Picks appeared first on Fantasy Football Rankings & more, The Fake Football.
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Tom Brady reminds Raiders about 'tuck rule' play

If you’re an Oakland Raiders fan, chances are you want to forget the infamous “Tuck Rule Game” that took place in 2002. Tom Brady, however, would like to refresh your memory. The Facebook page of the New England Patriots’ star quarterback posted a photo of the controversial playoff game and wrote, “Tomorrow is my 6th time playing the Raiders. What’s your favorite Patriots...
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Patriots Prepare for Oakland Raiders in 2014 Home Opener

#461896295 / The New England Patriots (1-1) are preparing for their highly anticipated home opener at Gillette Stadium when the Oakland Raiders (0-2) come to town on Sunday afternoon. This will be the first game played in the confides of Gillette Stadium since a divisional round victory over the Indianapolis Colts in the playoffs last season. The Patriots are also...
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Tedy Bruschi: Goodell has to go

At some point the backlash directed at commissioner Roger Goodell may be too much and he’ll have to go the way of Tricky Dick Nixon. This is to say, NFL’s head honcho might be in the earliest stages of having to call it quits. Former New England Patriots linebacker Tedy Bruschi, who is among the most popular retired players around the league, indicated on ESPN that it’s time...
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Rewind: New England Patriots’ odd Power Rankings spot; amazing cheerleaders gallery

Here’s everything you need to get you ready for Week 3 of the NFL season. National Columns - Power Rankings: How all 32 teams in the NFL stack up after Week 2 (READ) - QB Ratings: Ranking every starting NFL quarterback heading into Week 3 (READ) - Fab Five: The best games on the NFL slate in Week 3 (READ) - The 10 biggest disappointments in the NFL so far this season (READ...
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Oakland Raiders at New England Patriots: 2014 Week 3 NFL Pick

Oakland Raiders (0-2) at New England Patriots (1-1) The trends say that the Patriots should be the right side, as they have another easy game coming up in Kansas City next week, while the Raiders host the Dolphins next week. Teams are 68-44 ATS since 2012 before being 3+ point road favorites the following week. However, I’m very hesitant to lay 14 points with the Patriots right...
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Oakland Raiders at New England Patriots: Betting odds, point spread and tv info

The Oakland Raiders and New England Patriots will face off against each other on Sunday. Things have been rough to start the season for the 0-2 Raiders and things simply will not get any easier in this one. The Patriots (1-1) are coming off a blowout win against the Vikings and will be looking to duplicate it in this one. Coverage of the game between the Patriots and Raiders will...
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Patriots fairly healthy for Week 3 matchup vs. Raiders

BY DAN BEGNOCHESeems like all is finally right in the world injury-wise for the New England Patriots.After what seems like an eternity of having at least one player -- usually Rob Gronkowski at a minimum -- out because of one ailment or another, the Pats will host the Oakland Raiders this Sunday will their full roster suited up and ready to go. That includes Gronkowski, who'...
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12 Fantasy Quarterbacks; See Who Should Start or Sit Week 3

12 Fantasy Quarterbacks; See Who Should Start or Sit Week 3 What to do with some of those quarterbacks who aren’t exactly solid starts each week? Find out what might be in store for these 12 fantasy quarterbacks in Week 3. And, yes New England Patriots’ quarterback Tom Brady is … The post 12 Fantasy Quarterbacks; See Who Should Start or Sit Week 3 appeared first on Fantasy Football Chick.
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Patriots Injury Report: Shane Vereen, Jamie Collins Among Six Questionable

The New England Patriots might be without one of their best running backs on Sunday. Third-down back Shane Vereen is questionable against the Raiders with a shoulder injury. Linebacker Jamie Collins (thigh), cornerback Alfonzo Dennard (shoulder), defensive end Michael Buchanan (ankle), safety Don Jones (hamstring) and center Ryan Wendell (knee) also are questionable for Sunday’s game.
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Tedy Bruschi: “Roger Goodell needs to step down”

ESPN NFL analysts and former player Tedy Bruschi and Mark Schlereth ripped commissioner Roger Goodell over today’s press conference. Mark Schlereth on Goodell: "You have one of the most important performances of your career and you showed up 17 mins late. Unacceptable." — NFL on ESPN (@ESPNNFL) September 19, 2014 Tedy Bruschi on NFL Live: "I want a new commissioner...
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Rams fans may hate the Patriots, but their cheerleaders Instagram is spectacular

Why can’t every NFL cheerleading squad have an Instagram as incredible as that of the New England Patriots? From their photo shoots on the beach to football Sundays, these girls do it quite well. Take a look at their 10 best posts ever and enjoy. *** No. 10 No. 9 Next
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