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Patriots Training Camp Observations: Kenbrell Thompkins, Brandon LaFell Stand Out

FOXBORO, Mass. — The New England Patriots eased back into practice on Thursday during Day 1 of training camp. The Patriots went without pads or shells on Thursday, which meant no contact and no 1-on-1 drills. The weather cooperated as well, with mild temperatures in the 70s. Training camp practice was run much like organized team activities and minicamp with individual drills...
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Patriots New Receiver Brandon Lafell a Fit?

Entering an offense that chews and spits out wide receivers yearly, does Brandon Lafell have the time and skill to pick up the Patriots playbook?
Via CLNS Radio
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Brandon LaFell could be taking over Aaron Hernandez’s role in the Patriots’ offense

Ben Volin of the Boston Globe reported that the Patriots are utilizing wide receiver Brandon Lafell the way did Aaron Hernandez. It sounds like he might play some tight end. In a story published Friday, Ben Volin of the Boston Globe said to “watch out” for LaFell getting some workin the “‘Hernandez” role” in the New England offense. That would suggest LaFell might...
Via Pro Football Zone
June 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Twitter Tuesday: Former Panther Brandon LaFell can’t take any criticism

It’s Twitter Tuesday! This week, we look at former Carolina Panthers receiver Brandon LaFell. He was a third round pick out of LSU in 2010 expected to fill the void left by Muhsin Muhammad. Unfortunately, he never really emerged as the number two receiver to complement Steve Smith that Carolina had hoped and that’s a big reason why the Panthers let him walk this offseason. He...
Via cover32 - Panthers
June 10, 2014  |  Discuss

New England Patriots: Who Will Have Breakout Season in 2014?

Star players often steal the spotlight around the NFL. This is especially true this time of the year when many big-name contributors receive massive contract extensions or run into off-the-field trouble. But every year, we also witness plenty of promising young playmakers who step out of the shadows and make a name for themselves with a breakout season. Who will break out for the...
Via Gridiron Grit
June 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Brandon LaFell: Patriots work a little harder than the Panthers

After spending his first four NFL seasons with the Panthers, new Patriots receiver Brandon LaFell wasn’t sure what to expect in New England. What he’s found is that Organized Team Activities are tougher. “The way we work, the way we practice, is all new [to me]. It’s not like we didn’t work hard in Carolina, but we work a little harder here,” LaFell said, via Mike Reiss...
Via Pro Sports Daily
June 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Brandon LaFell Playing Half Speed In Patriots OTAs While Learning Offense

FOXBORO, Mass. — Brandon LaFell appeared hesitant Thursday on the Gillette Stadium practice field in his second week of organized team activities. It was unclear whether the newly signed New England Patriots wide receiver was going through his routes deliberately because of injury, or because he still was picking up the offense. LaFell answered that question after practice. ...
June 06, 2014  |  Discuss

3 Patriots Most Likely To Break Out in 2014

1. Brandon LaFell Getty Images The Patriots need help at Wide Receiver, and recognized that as one of their needs this off-season.  With a group of younger Wide Receivers, Amendola and Edelman, the Patriots looked to add some more to the unit.  Interestingly enough, the only veteran they decided to bring in was this guy. LaFell has had his struggles in recent years in Carolina...
Via TopSportsReport
April 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Carolina Panthers: Cap space widening by the day

Carolina Panthers: Cap space widening by the dayIt was a bittersweet day for Carolina Panthers fans Tuesday, with’s David Newton reporting the retirement of left tackle Jordan Gross after 12 seasons with the team. Gross, selected in the first round of the 2003 draft, started 167 games for Carolina and bookended his career with major accomplishments, playing in the team’s...
February 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Brandon LaFell in for a strong outing against New York (Week 15 Fringe Starts)

Brandon LaFell– WR – Carolina Panthers (vs. New York Jets).   Brandon LaFell is one of my super starts of the week! LaFell is set to reward fantasy owners in the most hectic of times. I’ve commented about it before. The Jets secondary is a mess. WR2s absolutely burn this secondary… WR1s do as well for that matter. Now last week I recommended Andre Holmes and he posted 64...
Via Fantasy Sports Locker Room
December 15, 2013  |  Discuss
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