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Mike Mayock gives huge praise to Northern Iowa’s David Johnson

David Johnson is one of the best small school running backs in the nation and today Mike Mayock one of the best draft analysts gave him some major praise. “Outstanding hands — that’s what makes him an intriguing prospect,” Mayock said. “Last year, Charles Sims from West Virginia went in the third round. I think […] The post Mike Mayock gives huge praise to Northern Iowa’s...
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Patriots Injury Report: Julian Edelman Questionable To Play After Concussion

FOXBORO, Mass. — Julian Edelman has a 50-50 shot of playing Sunday after suffering a concussion, according to the New England Patriots’ practice participation and injury report. Edelman was limited in practice Friday for the third consecutive session, and he’s officially listed as questionable to play against the New York Jets. It’s unclear when Edelman suffered the concussion...
Via NESN.com
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Brandon Browner fined $8K for throwing Brandon Gibson to turf

FOXBORO, Mass. — Brandon Browner avoided a fine for his hard hit on San Diego Chargers tight end Ladarius Green two weeks ago, but he wasn’t so lucky this time around. The New England Patriots cornerback was fined $8,268 for throwing Miami Dolphins receiver Brandon Gibson to the turf early in the fourth quarter of Sunday’s matchup, according to an NFL spokesperson. Browner...
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10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Devin McCourty Is Right: Patriots Secondary Is Faster Than Receivers

FOXBORO, Mass. — The media was met by a loud debate when entering the New England Patriots locker room Friday. Wide receivers, special-teamers and running backs had congregated by the row of defensive backs’ lockers, and safety Devin McCourty was holding court in the middle. The playful argument? Which position group would run the fastest relay race. “Got a little intense...
Via NESN.com
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Brady scares the **** out of his teammates celebrating

Tom Brady is a pretty intense guy. The Patriots quarterback and “f-bomb” aficionado who comes off as one of the NFL’s coolest customers off the field is often one of the game’s most intense players on game day. And while Brady may be barking orders in the huddle and on the sideline, his celebratory outbursts Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

New England Patriots Defense is Super Bowl Caliber

View image | gettyimages.com The New England Patriots have been among the best teams in the NFL for the past 13 seasons, but one thing that has prevented them from winning the Super Bowl has been the defense. After the 2008 season which saw veteran linebackers Tedy Bruschi, Mike Vrable, and Rodney Harrison retire, the Patriots defense has quickly become one of the worst units...
Via TopSportsReport
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Matt Chatham: Matt Patricia Having Huge Impact On Patriots’ Defense

This embed is invalid" /> The New England Patriots’ defense is playing at a championship level. It’s time to give credit where it’s due. One could point to several players as being difference-makers on this year’s Pats defense. Seemingly lost in the shuffle is the work of defensive coordinator Matt Patricia, who former Patriots linebacker Matt...
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Tom Brady Perfectly Trolls Jets (Photo)

Tom Brady loves to talk trash, and he has no problem trolling or co-signing trash talk from fans either. Brady dropped another one of his epic Facebook post, this time letting the Jets and their fans know what’s about to happen to them. Post by Tom Brady. The Jets are going to get blown out this week, because Brady doesn’t have time to ‘play around.’
Via BlackSportsOnline
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

When Tom Brady celebrates, you better have a helmet on

AP PhotoThe NFL has instituted rules to protect defenseless wide receivers recently. But that only protects them as they make the catch.The Patriots pass catchers are at their most vulnerable after they have made a big play or scored a touchdown. If they don't keep their head on a swivel the are liable to take a huge helmet to helmet hit from one of their own. Tom Brady.In this piece...
Via Patriots Life
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Duron Harmon Shining In Patriots Specialized Role After Strong Offseason

Duron Harmon’s second-year leap flew under the radar until Sunday. Harmon has been a key contributor for the New England Patriots as the team’s No. 2 free safety, but he’d gone unnoticed until picking off Miami Dolphins quarterback Ryan Tannehill in Week 15. Harmon returned the interception 60 yards, setting up a key Patriots touchdown. That Harmon has been invisible to the...
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New England Patriots: Three matchups to watch for against the Jets

The New England Patriots (11-3) head to the Meadowlands to take on the New York Jets (3-11) in their last away game of the season. This game will be aired on CBS at 1:00. In their last road trip, the Patriots look to get one step closer to clinching home field advantage throughout the playoffs. It wont be an easy task, as Rex Ryan and the Jets will want to do anything to spoil the...
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Patriots Practice Report: Julian Edelman Participates With Concussion

FOXBORO, Mass. — The New England Patriots had perfect attendance Friday for the second consecutive practice. Julian Edelman participated in practice despite a concussion. Edelman was limited Wednesday and Thursday with head and thigh injuries. His status for Sunday’s game against the New York Jets will be detailed in Friday’s practice participation and injury report, which...
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13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Rex Ryan: My wife could coach Tom Brady

As Rex Ryan looks back on his tumultuous tenure as head coach of the New York Jets, the fiery and brash leader recognizes all too well that the inability to get consistent production out of the quarterback position may be one of the primary reasons he likely will be out of a job at season’s...Read More The post Rex Ryan on how Tom Brady makes everything easier: ‘My wife could...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

New England Patriots at New York Jets: Betting odds, point spread and tv info

For all the talk about Sunday’s game between the New England Patriots and New York Jets you would find it hard to believe that one of these teams is just 3-11 on the season and headed towards major offseason shakeups. Those 3-11 Jets will host the Patriots (11-3) on Sunday. The Patriots have already locked up the AFC East and now turn their focus to home field advantage in the...
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15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Peyton goes Belichick with 'we're on to Cincinnati'

Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning left Thursday’s practice to receive treatment on his thigh, which he strained during last weekend’s win over the San Diego Chargers. Manning chalked up his early exit to just getting some extra treatment, but Broncos fans are concerned. Not surprisingly, Manning didn’t want to get into detail about the injury...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Patriots, Seahawks favorites to capture AFC/NFC No. 1 seed and home field advantage through playoffs

At the start of the season, it looked as if the world champion Seattle Seahawks and perennial contenders New England Patriots were dead in the water, however, both rebounded from slow starts to dominate their competition down the playoff stretch. According to the New York Daily News, if everything stays status quo with only two games remaining, both teams are close to locking up...
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16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Will Tom Brady be the NFL MVP?

Raj: I really want him to considering all the adversity he has had to overcome. In my heart, I still think he should be the MVP. But as a practical football fan, this season’s NFL MVP has to be Aaron Rodgers. That dude is having one of the most insane seasons for a QB ever. Remember when he told everyone to relax after the Packers were losing some bad games? Well he came through...
Via Foxboro Blog
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Once boisterous Rex Ryan taking all the fun out of rivalry with Pats

The way Rex Ryan has been acting lately, he may just bend down and kiss Bill Belichick's rings. The 3-11 New York Jets will face the 11-3 New England Patriots in a game that has absolutely no meaning at all for Ryan and Jets, but a shot at home field advantage throughout the playoffs for the Patriots. No more wise cracks and bold comments from Ryan as he knows these are more than...
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19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Patriots Injury Report: Julian Edelman Remains Limited By Concussion

FOXBORO, Mass. — There’s $500,000 riding on Julian Edelman’s playing status in the New England Patriots’ final two games. Edelman, who was limited during Thursday’s practice with a concussion and thigh injury, can earn a $500,000 bonus if he or his team can accomplish one of the following criteria, as pointed out by PatsCap.com: 85 more receiving yards, three more receiving...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Darrelle Revis: ‘I Think I’m A Better Player Than I Was A Couple Years Ago’

FOXBORO, Mass. — Darrelle Revis believes he’s in the peak of his career: in that sweet spot where talent and knowledge collide. Ask any receiver who Revis has followed this year, and none of them will or have said that his skills are eroding. At 29 years old, Revis is probably still a couple years away from age catching up to foot speed and agility. The All-Pro cornerback already...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Rob Gronkowski jokes about Tom Brady saying he's grown up

FOXBORO, Mass. — We’ll take Tom Brady’s word for it that Rob Gronkowski has grown up on the football field. The New England Patriots tight end proved that he’s still an overgrown teenager during his appearance on “Top Chef” Wednesday night, however. Gronk doesn’t seem very convinced by Brady’s comments either. “I grew up a lot,” Gronkowski said laughing. “I’m...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Tom Brady celebrations scare Patriots teammates

            Deadspin New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady is feared by defenses and his teammates. “All of a sudden he’s a foot away from you, head-butting you three times,” said teammate Brandon LaFell to The Wall Street Journal. “I’m like, hey, man, calm down.” Soon after LaFell, Julian Edelman, Brian Tyms or...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Tom Brady's TD celebrations frighten teammates

Hopefully a too-eager Tom Brady didn’t cause wide receiver Julian Edelman’s concussion. New England Patriots players explained to The Wall Street Journal that they always have to be prepared for the quarterback’s patented touchdown celebration. “All of a sudden he’s a foot away from you, head-butting you three times,” wideout Brandon LaFell told Kevin Clark. “I’m...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

New England Patriots DT Dominique Easley named one of 10 most disappointing rookies of 2014

This year’s rookie class is loaded with talent; all over the league, first-year players are performing at a high level, demonstrating that they’re going to be stars for years to come. But that’s not a 100 percent, across-the-board statement. Like in any draft, this year’s batch of newcomers has some players who haven’t been able to smoothly make the transition to the NFL...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

The legend of Rob Gronkowski continues: Gronk a guest judge on Top Chef

It’s Rob Gronkowski’s world and we just live in it. The popular New England Patriots tight end was a guest judge on Bravo’s “Top Chef: Boston” series this week. He had an opportunity to judge how the contestants prepared sausage. Host Padma Lakshmi asked if she could call Gronkowski “Rob” instead of his nickname “Gronk” and then said “You can call me ‘Honey...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss
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