Logan Mankins ready to try luck again

Entering his 10th NFL season, Patriots left guard Logan Mankins is wired to turn up his workouts this time of year. The postmortem rest takes longer as each offseason feels shorter, but every April, the football zombies’ biological clocks can sense the launch of formal team workouts, which begin Monday at Gillette Stadium for the Patriots. As Mankins knows, the chance to participate...
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Logan Mankins: 'Big change' without Scarnecchia

New England Patriots guard Logan Mankins already misses his former offensive line coach Dante Scarnecchia. They spent nine seasons together until Scanecchia called it quits this offseason. It will be weird, but it won't stop Mankins and his fellow linemen from embracing the new guy, Dave DeGuglielmo, a former Jets, Dolphins and Giants assistant, brought in to take over the...
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Mankins: Scarnecchia-less Patriots 'will be a big change'

BY SCOTT BAINESGuard Logan Mankins has had just one positional coach since being drafted by the New England Patriots in 2005.That streak, however, has come to an end given the recent departure of longtime assistant Dante Scarnecchia, who retired after three decades with the organization.“It’s going to be a big change," Mankins said Thursday, via "I was...
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"A team I’d keep an eye on is the Patriots because the Patriots are always kind of one step ahead of..."

“A team I’d keep an eye on is the Patriots because the Patriots are always kind of one step...
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NFL Draft: Patriots could target running back Carlos Hyde in first round?

The New England Patriots could go quite a few different ways with their first round pick in the 2014 NFL Draft. There have been reports that the Patriots could look to bring in another playmaking wide receiver, but now there are reports surfacing that New England could select Ohio State running back Carlos Hyde with their pick. It appears that either way they go, they are looking...
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Patriots Release 2014 Preseason Schedule

The NFL has finalized the preseason schedule for the league and with that we finally know where and when the New England Patriots will play.  Earlier the league had released the preseason opponents. As they do every season the Patriots will play 4 games, 2 at home and 2 on the road in the preseason including their annual battle with the New York Giants. Here is the complete Patriots...
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Guregian: Washington TE Austin Seferian-Jenkins could potentially step right in and help pick up some of the slack

According to Karen Guregian of the Boston Herald, Washington TE Austin Seferian-Jenkins is a good fit for the New England Patriots offense, and could help immediately if Rob Gronkowski isn't ready for the start of the season.
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Looking back at the 2014 New England Patriots Hall of Fame finalists

Yesterday, the Patriots announced three finalists for the 2014 Hall of Fame class. As of 2007, the Patriots started a new tradition by inducting one head coach or one player to the hall each year. A 20 person committee votes on the finalists, and then fans have the opportunity to vote online until May 15th by clicking here. The previous three selections were Tedy Bruschi, Troy Brown...
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Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Austin Wentworth, OL, Fresno State

Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Austin Wentworth, OL, Fresno State How many teams were recruiting you out of high school? -Out of High School I had a good amount of schools recruiting me, most of the WAC and a few pac-12 schools as well. Where did you choose and why? -I chose to go to Fresno […] The post Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Austin Wentworth, OL, Fresno State appeared...
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Dobson vs. Lafell: Who will be Tom Brady’s next ‘Moss’?

Ever since New England cut ties with Randy Moss back in 2010, the Patriots have been in search for a big bodied deep threat wide receiver. They tried to find one in a few guys: Taylor Price in the 2010 draft, Chad Johnson (or Ochocinco) via free agency in 2011, and Brandon Lloyd in free agency back in 2012. Although all of these receivers didn’t have the same 6’4” height of...
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Report: Patriots might draft a quarterback

var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; The New England Patriots may look to draft a quarterback with Ryan Mallett’s contract set to expire after the 2014 season,  according to Pat Kirwan of CBS Sports.  The Patriots may be considering a quarterback becauseRyan Mallett is in the last year of his rookie deal and Tom Brady is...
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Jimmy Garoppolo is visiting the New England Patriots

Jimmy Garoppolo is one of the hottest small school prospects on the market this year, and it looks like the New England Patriots have interest. The 6-foot-2 1/4, 226-pound Garoppolo earned the Walter Payton Award in 2013, which is given to the top player in the Football Championship Subdivision. In 14 games, he completed 375 […] The post Jimmy Garoppolo is visiting the New England...
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Ty Law: Aqib Talib Is Great, But Darrelle Revis ‘Is A Special Talent’

Wednesday was supposed to be about Ty Law, and how he was named a finalist for the New England Patriots Hall of Fame, but the former Patriots cornerback was asked three questions during his conference call with the media about another defensive back from Aliquippa, Penn. Law has known Darrelle Revis since the newly signed Patriots cornerback was playing Pop Warner youth football...
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Patriots Celebrate 14th Anniversary Of Drafting Tom Brady (Photo)

On April 16, 2000, the New England Patriots grabbed one of the biggest steals in NFL draft history. The Patriots picked Michigan quarterback Tom Brady with the 199th overall pick on the second day of the draft — the event was only two days back then. It was the perfect way for Bill Belichick to celebrate his 48th birthday. The Patriots celebrated Brady’s 14th anniversary with...
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This day in Pats history (sort of): Belichick's B-day and Brady gets drafted

Greg M. Cooper/US PresswireOne could make the argument that the 16th of April is the most important day in Patriots history for 2 reasons. Reason #1: Bill Belichick was born on this day in 1952. Reason #2: The Patriots drafted one Tom Brady on April 16th, 2000. April 16 is a special day in #Patriots history: Bill Belichick was born on this day in 1952, and Tom Brady was drafted 199th...
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Patriots Tab Three Finalists for The Hall

The New England Patriots have announced the finalists for The Class of 2014 to be inducted into The Hall at Patriots Place this fall. Returning as a finalist again is former head coach Bill Parcells.  Parcells led the Patriots to Super Bowl XXXI before leaving for the New York Jets after a dispute with owner Robert Kraft over who should get to pick the team’s players. Parcells...
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Ty Law explains what separates Darrelle Revis from Aqib Talib

The Patriots just announced that cornerback Ty Law will be one of three finalists for the Patriots Hall of Fame this year. Law has a legitimate claim towards being one of the greatest cornerbacks in franchise history so when he speaks on the position, it's a good idea to listen to what the man has to say. Law spoke with reporters today and touched on the acquisition of...
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Rob Gronkowski won’t overly Gronk it in order to make his Gronkturn Gronkier

Translation of title for those not fluent in Gronkish: Rob Gronkowski won’t overdo it in order to make his return speedier. Got it? Good. Rob Gronkowski, who currently is recovering from surgery that repaired the torn ACL and MCL he suffered during Week 14 of last season reportedly met recently with noted orthopedist Dr. James […] The post Rob Gronkowski won’t overly Gronk...
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Patriots hosting TE C.J. Fiedorowicz

The Patriots will be hosting tight end C.J. Fiedorowicz today. With tight end being a huge need for the team, Fiedorowicz figures to be a pretty good fit. He may not be as highly touted as Eric Ebron, but C.J. Fiedorowicz has all the tools to be a good pass-catching tight end in the NFL. He has good speed and steady hands and he could readily fill in for the tight end role...
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Bill Belichick’s Best Moments From Past Year Compiled To Celebrate Birthday

The 2014 NFL season was a taxing one for the New England Patriots, and through it all, Bill Belichick had his usual funny and dour moments with the media. To celebrate Belichick’s 62nd birthday, let’s go through some of the Patriots head coach’s top moments from the past year. Sept. 23, 2013: Belichick was continuously asked about tight end Rob Gronkowski and wide receiver...
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Report: Rob Gronkowski To Take His Time Rehabbing Torn ACL For Patriots

Rob Gronkowski’s knee might be healed by the time the New England Patriots being training camp, but that doesn’t mean he’ll be on the practice field. Gronkowski will “take his time and then take more time” to return, a source close to the tight end told Bleacher Report’s Mike Freeman. Gronkowski waited to play in a game until Week 7 last season, recovering from forearm...
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Patriots team store celebrates Bill Belichick’s birthday with free hoodie pin (pic)

Wednesday marks Bill Belichick’s 62nd birthday, so the New England Patriots official team store has opted to properly commemorate the day in a typically Belichickian fashion: Any fan who purchases a “Belichick” hoodie will receive a free Belichick hoodie pin. The hooded sweatshirts retail for $64.95 and hoodie pin probably has a suggested retail value […] The post Patriots...
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Report: Rob Gronkowski to ‘take his time’ returning to Patriots

New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski is “right where he should be” in his recovery from a torn ACL and MCL.  But that doesn’t mean he will rush his return. According to Bleacher Report’s Mike Freeman, Gronkowski plans to ”take his time and then take more time.” Tom Brady’s top target has battled numerous injuries, with back-to-back offseasons consumed...
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Report: Rob Gronkowski not expected to be back for a while

var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; Even though there have been some positive reports when it comes to Rob Gronkowski’s recovery from ACL surgery,  he’s not expected to be bake for a while, according to Mike Freeman of Bleacher Report. It was reported this week that that New England tight end Rob Gronkowski is moving...
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Report: Patriots expected to be active in the draft while looking for a big play receiver

var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; This isn’t much of a surprise at all, but the New England Patriots are expected to move around quite a bit in next month’s NFL Draft as they look for a big play wide receiver,  according to Mike Freeman of Bleacher Report. The entire NFL is fascinated with Bill Belichick and everything...
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