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Brady, Vereen expected to play for Patriots

Quarterback Tom Brady and running back Shane Vereen are both expected to play in Sunday’s game for the New England Patriots. Brady is listed as probable ahead of an Week 8 match-up against the Chicago Bears. Despite some early season wobbles, Brady has been on fire lately averaging 305 yards over his last three games while throwing nine touchdowns. He should have another strong...
Via Tireball.com
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Patriots were close to signing Emmanuel Sanders

Tom Curran of CSN New England reports that the New England Patriots almost signed Denver Broncos wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders when he was a free agent this past offseaosn. Sanders is the one that got away. Courted by New England as a restricted free agent in 2013, the Patriots were in the mix for him when free agency opened in March of this year. But the Broncos, who spent the...
Via Pro Football Zone
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Wilfork Praises Revis both on and off the field

Vince Wilfork had some kind words to say about Darrelle Revis after he missed practice and was sent home on Tuesday. Wilfork, who is a leader on this Patriots team, focused on his character and playing ability."He's a great guy," Wilfork said. "On the field, and off the field. He's just a great guy to be around. Football IQ is just outstanding. He's at...
Via Patriots Life
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Emmanuel Sanders nearly signed with Patriots over Broncos

Denver Broncos wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders had a career night against the San Diego Chargers on Thursday, amassing 120 yards on nine receptions with three touchdowns. But all of those passes could have come from the hands of Tom Brady. According to CSN New England’s Tom Curran, Sanders nearly signed with the New England Patriots this past offseason. “If Emmanuel hadn’t...
Via NESN.com
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

12 year old QB phenom leads his team to playoffs on Final Play (Video)

Some of you may have heard of Daron Bryden, because we showcase him quite a but on NFL Draft Diamonds. Well he has did it again. This week the young gunslinger led his team to a final seconds win with this throw. If you have never heard if Daron you can watch his story here, […] The post 12 year old QB phenom leads his team to playoffs on Final Play (Video) appeared first on NFL Draft Diamonds.
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Shane Vereen not present at Friday practice

The Patriots’ top tailback looks to be a late-week addition to the club’s injury report. Shane Vereen was not on the practice field for New England on Friday, multiple club beat writers reported, included Doug Kyed of NESN.com. It’s unclear whether Vereen’s absence was because of injury or for another reason. All players who miss part or all of practice have to be declared...
Via Pro Sports Daily
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

New England Patriots fans must see these five bold predictions for Week 8

Anyone can pick games. Whether selecting winners or making guesses against the spread, it’s essentially an exercise in flipping a coin. But providing some specifics about what’s going to happen in a game, detailing how things are going to play out, takes some thought, imagination and guts. And it actually provides some insight into what’s going to transpire on Sunday and Monday...
Via cover32 - Patriots
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

New England Patriots Gameplan: Week 8 vs. Bears

The 5-2 New England Patriots welcome the 3-4 Chicago Bears this Sunday after a ten day break coming...
Via Pats Propaganda
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

We promise Patriots fans will enjoy Johnny Manziel’s girlfriend’s Instagram

If Brian Hoyer struggles again this weekend you can bet we’re on the verge of seeing Johnny Manziel. Hoyer was awful last week in Jacksonville, and should he pull something similar against Oakland this weekend Johnny Cleveland will get his shot. Off the field Manziel’s antics are legendary. From partying with Gronk, to partying in Mexico, to partying in Vegas to pulling some...
Via cover32 - Patriots
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Tom Brady Reminisces When He Undressed Brian Urlacher in the Open Field

The last time the Chicago Bears traveled to Foxborough to take on Tom Brady and the New England Patriots, inside the always rowdy Gillette Stadium, it didn’t go particularly well. Not only for the Bears, but for future Hall of Famer Brian Urlacher. Tom Brady Hits the Juke Button In the video you will see a crucial 3rd-and-9, early in the 4th quarter, in which Brady drops back to...
Via Sports Mockery
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Patriots new linebacker Akeem Ayers is just happy to be able to play

Akeem Ayers is pumped to be on a team he can play.  For the past 5 weeks Akeem Ayers has been a healthy scratch for the Tennessee Titans. Well they were able to make a move and pick up a sixth round draft pick by sending Ayers and a seventh to the Patriots. “I’m pretty […] The post Patriots new linebacker Akeem Ayers is just happy to be able to play appeared first on NFL Draft Diamonds.
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Belichick declines to address Revis' reported tardiness

In one of the least surprising plot twists of the 2014 New England Patriots season, Bill Belichick wouldn’t comment on the reported punishment doled out on Tuesday to cornerback Darrelle Revis. Belichick was asked what transpired when Revis reportedly was told not to come to Gillette Stadium after oversleeping. “Anything between me and the players is between myself and the players...
Via NESN.com
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Improved Patriots defense must endure offensive gauntlet

As often happens in these parts, the victory party began before the votes had been counted. Or even cast, for that matter. The coronation of the Patriots defense started the day Brandon Browner was signed. When Darrelle Revis was signed two days later, the Patriots hadn’t just improved their defense, they’d become in the eyes of the willingly blind or steadfastly opaque “The...
Via Pro Sports Daily
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Akeem Ayers happy to be somewhere he has a chance to play

Linebacker Akeem Ayers had fallen out of favor in Tennessee this season, leaving him as a healthy scratch for five of the team’s seven games and, unbeknownst to him, on the trading block. The Titans pulled the trigger on a deal this week, sending Ayers to the Patriots along with a 2015 seventh-round pick in exchange for a sixth-round selection. Ayers has only been a member of...
Via Pro Sports Daily
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Ending the Brady/Welker Super Bowl 46 Incompletion Debate

Much like Super Bowl 42, the 4th quarter incompletion in Super Bowl 46 (and that game overall) brings a great deal of frustration to many Patriots fans (including myself). Both Brady and Welker took a fair amount of criticism from fans and the media. However, looking back at the play, the truth is that neither player deserves blame.  As pretty much every player and coach (particularly...
Via Football Nation
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears at New England Patriots: 2014 Week 8 NFL Pick

Chicago Bears (3-4) at New England Patriots (5-2) The Bears were embarrassed last week at home by the Dolphins, but that’s because the Dolphins were in a fantastic spot, with an incredibly easy game against the Jaguars up next, while the Bears were caught looking forward to this one. I like the Bears’ chances of bouncing back this week as they’ll be completely focused against...
Via The Football Fan Spot
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Wilfork taking Pats' inefficient run defense personally

BY DAN BEGNOCHEThe New England Patriots defense has been one of polarity the past couple years, a circumstance that has defensive tackle Vince Wilfork pretty peeved.The team's passing defense, a sore spot in year's past, has been pretty impressive the last two seasons, finishing in the middle of the pack in 2013 and currently first in the league this season. Unfortunately...
Via AFC East Daily
1 day ago  |  Discuss

NFL head coach power rankings: Is Bill Belichick of the Patriots number one?

In today’s NFL the head coach is in a hard position. When his team wins, his players get all the credit. When his team loses, he gets all of the blame. If the season falls apart, a head coach often loses his job even if it’s not his fault. That being said, there are still some head coaches out there who are so valuable to their teams that their jobs are totally secure. These...
Via cover32
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Source: Patriots Re-Signing Linebacker Ja’Gared Davis To Practice Squad

FOXBORO, Mass. — The New England Patriots are finally adding a ninth player to their practice squad. The Patriots are signing linebacker Ja’Gared Davis to their practice squad after the second-year pro cleared waivers on Thursday, a source familiar with the situation told NESN.com. Davis was signed to the active roster on Oct. 4 when the Patriots waived wide receiver Kenbrell...
Via NESN.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Patriots CB Darrelle Revis is going to buy an alarm clock.

Patriots Darrelle Revis, was sent home for being late, before the start of Tuesday’s practice. Reportedly, Revis, did return later on that day to apologize to head coach Bill Belichick.
Via CLNS Radio
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Are The New England Patriots Ready to be Tested?

Brandon Browner #39 and Devin McCourty #32 of the New England Patriots react during the fourth quarter against the New York Jets at Gillette Stadium. (Mandatory Credit: Jared Wickerham/Getty Images) After seven weeks the New England Patriots find themselves in a familiar situation: on top of the AFC East. Despite a shocking week one second-half meltdown in Miami in week one, the...
Via The Sports Journal
1 day ago  |  Discuss

ESPN on potential Tom Brady trade

Photo courtesy of ESPN.comDid the headline give you a heart attack? Now that I have your attention, take a few deep breaths Patriot fans. R-E-L-A-X. Tom Brady has not been traded... FOR NOW.It makes you wonder how much longer we can expect to see Brady in a Patriots uniform? As an organization, the Patriots are always evaluating "value". Many Brady haters would say...
Via Patriots Life
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Alan Branch Strolls Through Patriots Locker Room After Reportedly Agreeing To Contract

FOXBORO, Mass. — There was a 6-foot-6, 325-pound man in the New England Patriots’ locker room wearing a Michigan sweatshirt and Detroit Tigers hat who answered to Alan, and he stopped at a locker with a No. 97 jersey hanging in it. It’s safe to say Alan Branch has arrived at Gillette Stadium. Branch briefly breezed through the Patriots’ locker room during media availability...
Via NESN.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Gary Tanguay: Pats could lose division, fails at basic math

Your browser does not support iframes.Comcast SportsNet's Gary Tanguay said yesterday that he thinks there is a legitimate chance the Patriots could lose the AFC East to either the Bills or Dolphins because of injuries sustained to Jerod Mayo, Chandler Jones and Stevan Ridley.I played the won-loss game -- which, of course, is a crap-shoot, but it’s all I’ve got to work with...
Via Patriots Life
1 day ago  |  Discuss

New England Patriots fans will love this list of crappiest Super Bowl champions ever

This week, the big story around the NFL has been the sudden turmoil surrounding the defending Super Bowl champions. In Seattle, things are seemingly coming apart at the seams, as the Seahawks have fallen to 3-3, wide receiver Percy Harvin was shipped to the Jets after some sort of issue in the locker room and reports have surfaced that teammates are upset with quarterback Russell...
Via cover32 - Patriots
1 day ago  |  Discuss
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