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Why the New England Patriots' Special Teams Could Be In Trouble

While 2013 wasn't a stellar year by New England standards, there was one particular bright spot on the scoring front: Stephen Gostkowski. The New England Patriots' place kicker led the league in scoring and became Mr. Dependable in crucial situations. He set a personal best 92.7 field goal percentage to go with his seventh straight season with a perfect extra point record...
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Pats dump TE Williams, DT Fortson

The New England Patriots continued their roster shuffling Thrusday, releasing tight end D.J. Williams and defensive tackle Marcus Forston, reports's Zuri Berry. Next Tuesday is deadline for teams to trim to a 75-man roster. At one point, the Patriots had a plethora of TEs , but now have dwindled it down to just Rob Gronkowski, Michael Hoomanawanui, Steve Maneri...
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Watch: Danny Amendola Makes Amazing Acrobatic Catch

New England Patriots receiver Danny Amendola has looked impressive throughout the offseason as he looks to shake off a disappointing injury-plagued 2013 campaign in his first season in Foxborough. But the 2007 undrafted product out of Texas Tech has just taken things to another level at practice with an incredible circus catch—where he reels in a pass that he punts to himself while...
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Patriots release TE D.J. Williams

The Patriots have released former Packers tight end D.J. Williams. #Patriots release ex-#Packers TE D.J. Williams. Tough break. Was on the bubble all last summer in Green Bay with others. — Tyler Dunne (@TyDunne) August 21, 2014 Williams only has 9 receptions for 70 yards in his four year NFL career. var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType...
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Chandler Jones is newest wrinkle in Patriots revamped 3-4 defense

New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick has forever been linked to the 3-4 defense, however, the past two seasons the team has used more of a 4-3 base but it looks like the defense will be returning to their roots with a new wrinkle. The team's top pass rusher Chandler Jones worked defensive end in the 4-3 alignment, but will be an outside linebacker in the unit's 3-4...
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The New England Patriots don’t need to call Tim Tebow, but these 10 teams should

He hasn’t been seen in awhile, at least on the football field. The only vision of Tim Tebow of late has been on the SEC Network, where he currently is filling the role of a college football analyst. While that gig helps pass the time, and brings in a paycheck, the former Heisman Trophy winner still itches to get back in the game. The quarterback who electrified the league with...
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Tom Brady Wants To Target James Develin In Patriots’ Passing Game

FOXBORO, Mass. — The New England Patriots might have a secret weapon on offense this season. Fullback James Develin, who also has seen snaps at tight end, has caught three passes for 40 yards and a touchdown during the Patriots’ first two preseason games after catching just four passes for 62 yards all of last season. Brady wants to get Develin involved in the passing game...
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Aaron Dobson: Gaining Trust From Tom Brady ‘Big’ For A Patriots Receiver

FOXBORO, Mass. — Aaron Dobson is back on the New England Patriots practice field, but it could be a while before the wide receiver makes his preseason debut. Dobson is only participating in wide receiver drills and 7-on-7s while he recovers from offseason surgery to repair a stress fracture in his foot. Dobson was a starter by the end of his rookie season in 2013, but he’s playing...
2 days ago  |  Discuss

What do the New England Patriots need to do to win another Super Bowl?

There is no mystery as to what the New England Patriots primary objective is this season. In the era of Robert Kraft, Bill Belichick and Tom Brady there is only one objective: winning a Super Bowl championship. It’s not easy winning Super Bowl championships. After making it look easy from 2001-2004, the Pats have found that out the hard way. It’s been nine-and-a-half years since...
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Willie McGinnest has high hopes for the Patriots this season

Former Patriots great Willie McGinest has some high hopes for his former team for the upcoming season. var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; Loading... ZergNet The post Willie McGinnest has high hopes for the Patriots this season appeared first on Pro Football Zone.
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Tom Brady, Gisele combined to make $78.3M over past year

2014 didn’t exactly get off to a great start for Tom Brady when the New England Patriots lost to the Denver Broncos in the AFC Championship game in January. As a recent report from Forbes shows, however, Brady can take at least one huge positive out of last 12 months. The study ranked the world’s highest-paid models in 2013-2014, before taxes and fees. At the top of the list...
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Which wideout will be left off the New England Patriots final roster?

Who is the odd man out at wide receiver? That is one important question that Bill Belichick and the rest of his staff will be asking themselves when the time comes to start cutting down to the 53-man roster at the end of training camp. Even with the retooled secondary, running back competition, backup quarterback controversy and Gronk-health guesswork, the Pats’ stable of pass...
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Each NFL team’s biggest villain

Athletes are generally revered by fans but they can be  disliked, too. While players like Peyton Manning and Calvin Johnson tend to elicit positive reviews, other NFLers don’t draw the same sentiments. Whether it’s a spotty history off the field or just actions that paint them in a negative light while on the field, players find ways to be hated. Every story needs an antagonist...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Patriots WR Jeremy Gallon finally passes physical

Today the New England Patriots were blessed with good news from their doctor’s. Jeremy Gallon the speedy wode out from Michigan is back practicing. @DougKyedNESN: Jeremy Gallon is on the field in full pads for the Patriots. He has passed his physical, off PUP. Gallon could be the next Wes Welker in New England. Expect […] The post Patriots WR Jeremy Gallon finally passes physical...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Patriots have a very versatile lineman on their roster

How do you impress your football team? Playing every snap in the preseason, will definitely help you out. Devey was signed with the Baltimore Ravens as an undrafted free agent, but later signed by the Patriots. He has been impressive so far this preseason. @FieldYates: Patriots OL Jordan Devey is the only NFL player to […] The post Patriots have a very versatile lineman on their...
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