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What it means to be a New England Patriots’ player

The man behind New England is head coach Bill Belichick. Belichick has been with New England since 2000, the same year that Tom Brady was drafted by the Patriots. Belichick has been the key factor in creating the winning culture that currently exists in New England. He has a unique ability to take ordinary players or players that are thought to be “over the hill” and tap into...
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Rob Ryan echoes brother Rex: ‘Bring Belichick on. We got him’

It clearly didn’t take long for Rob Ryan to pick up a thing or two from brother Rex about the importance of putting a bulls eye on one Bill Belichick, even if it is months before the season even begins. During a joint Q&A the Ryan brothers had with TheMMQB.com, the topic of the New England Patriots head coach — a frequent thorn in Rex Ryan’s side throughout his head...
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Report: Owners unhappy with Robert Kraft's letter for Brady

The New England Patriots’ amicus brief filed this week supporting the NFL Players Association’s appeal of Tom Brady’s four-game Deflategate suspension isn’t sitting well with some. Three NFL owners expressed “extreme disappointment” with Patriots owner Robert Kraft’s letter of support for Brady, according to Bleacher Report’s Jason Cole. Their disappointment reportedly...
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Martellus Bennett shines at OTAs

At OTAs on Thursday, Patriots’ fans were eager to see just how well their teams new players would perform. The New England Patriots have a whole slew of new players on their roster that have a chance to shine at the OTAs. Among them is tight end Martellus Bennett, the new tight end on the block that will be working in conjunction with Rob “Gronk” Gronkowski to help the Patriots’...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Bennett an early standout at Patriots OTAs

Seventeen New England Patriots players were absent from OTAs Thursday, according to Mark Daniels of the Providence Journal. Missing starters included Rob Gronkowski, Julian Edelman, Malcolm Butler,... [Click headline for full story]
Via AFC East Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

RPT: Dion Lewis 'looking good' in ACL recovery

New England Patriots running back Dion Lewis is steadily making his way back since tearing his left ACL last season. According to Mike Reiss of ESPN Boston, "things are going well.": Some close to... [Click headline for full story]
Via AFC East Daily
3 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Rob Gronkowski taking ballet lessons is hilarious

NFL superstars have long realized the benefits to taking ballet lessons. Rob Gronkowski is now part of that group, though we’re not sure if there have been many worse than him when it comes to the delicate maneuvers required to excel. Appearing with a real-life ballerina as his guide, Gronk attempted to follow her instructions…and failed miserably. While his moves weren...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Rob Gronkowski challenges Shaquille O’Neal to a 3-point contest

Rob Gronkowski vs. Shaquille O’Neal. Who’s a better 3-point shooter? After Ernie Johnson beat Charles Barkley in a 3-point contest on Inside the NBA during Game 4 of the Western Conference Finals on Tuesday night, the New England Patriots tight end challenged O’Neal to a 3-point contest. We NEED to see this! https://t.co/qBNbsXlV4j — NBA on TNT (@NBAonTNT) May 25, 2016...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Patriots critical of NFL in Deflategate amicus brief

Robert Kraft and the New England Patriots did something Wednesday that hasn’t been done in years when they filed an amicus brief in support of Tom Brady against the NFL in his Deflategate appeal. ESPN’s Adam Schefter first reported on this. He also provided an interesting bit of information to show just how contentious things are right now between the Patriots and the NFL as...
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A D-III Wide Receiver Has Been Standing Outside the Patriots' Stadium for More Than a Month Hoping for a Tryout

Only 1.6 percent of college football players make it to the NFL. On draft day, most of the names that are called are athletes from Division I. It's rare for players from smaller programs to get drafted. One undrafted Division III wide receiver is taking extraordinary steps in hopes he'll get a chance to prove himself. RELATED: The New Way to (Maybe) Get an NFL Tryout Abiola...
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Tom Brady receives support from science professors in Deflategate fight

Even though Deflategate has snowballed into an issue filled with legalese, some experts can’t help but remain focused on the apparent disregard for science. Tom Brady’s lawyers filed a petition Monday in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit to rehear his Deflategate suspension case against the NFL en banc. Nearly two dozen engineering and physics professors added...
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Rob Ninkovich: Pats ‘don't even think about’ Deflategate drama

Tom Brady and the NFL Players’ Association clearly will never reach an agreement with Roger Goodell and the NFL, so the Deflategate drama will rage on despite already being in headlines for nearly 500 days. Defensive end Rob Ninkovich claimed Monday at his Ninko’s Ping Pong Challenge charity event that the New England Patriots aren’t caught up in their quarterback’s legal...
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NFL hopeful has stood outside Patriots' facility for a month

Some people would give anything or do anything for a chance to play in the NFL. Meet the new chairman of this group, Abiola Aborishade, who has been standing outside Gillette Stadium every day for the past month to try and land a tryout with the New England Patriots. Meet Abiola Aborishade, the WR who has been standing outside of Gillette for a month hoping for a tryout w/ Patriots...
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Analyzing the wide receiver depth for the New England Patriots

For this upcoming NFL season the New England Patriots are looking for redemption after losing in the AFC Championship game. The team returns a great offense and at wide receiver, where they already have solid players they improved on it during the offseason. The Patriots return Julian Edelman and Danny Amendola, they signed Chris Hogan and Nate Washington and drafted Malcolm Mitchell...
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Patriots’ Malcolm Mitchell denied Rookie Premiere invitation to study playbook

New England Patriots rookie Malcolm Mitchell is one of the most interesting players from the 2016 NFL Draft class off the field. Mitchell is also one of the only self-published authors in the NFL and now he was the only rookie to decline an invitation to the NFLPA Rookie Premiere this weekend. Don’t worry, though. Mitchell had the perfect reason for missing out on the Rookie Premiere...
Via Campus Sports Net
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Arian Foster did not visit New England Patriots this week

With rumors swirling about free agent Arian Foster possibly exploring options with the New England Patriots, it’s no wonder that many people thought that’s what he was up to when he posted an Instagram photo in Fenway Park. fam at fenway. A photo posted by feeno (@arianfoster) on May 20, 2016 at 3:38pm PDT But per ESPN’s Mike Reiss, Foster’s trip to Boston was...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Robert Kraft approves of a Raiders move to Las Vegas

Will the NFL allow the Oakland….err..Los Angeles…err Oakland Raiders to move yet again? It has been a hot topic all offseason in NFL circles, and many believed the biggest hurdle would be convincing other owners the move should happen. If the tea leaves are to be understood, then it appears a major player appears to be on the side of the move. That’s because reports indicate...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Balance, Health Key For Patriots' Offensive Line; Thuney's Versatility Boon For Unit

Thuney is a five-position mercenary, which makes him very valuable to Scarnecchia's offensive line.Jonathan Cooper is a young, tough guard - which makes him fit right in with the interior of the New England Patriots' offensive line.He missed his entire rookie season after fracturing his fibula in a preseason game, suffered a knee issue in his sophomore preseason that required weekly...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

New England Patriots: Three most compelling games of the 2016 season

Although the season is quite a ways off, it’s never too early to start looking to the New England Patriots schedule to predict what will come of these games. The Patriots are eager to say the least, to get back to the playing field after last year’s crushing defeat to the Denver Broncos in the AFC championship. Let’s take a look at the most intriguing games on the Patriots’...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

New England Patriots: Effect of Terrance Knighton

The New England Patriots have already made several strong moves this offseason in the draft and in free agency in an attempt to fill their team needs. In the draft, the Pats decided to focus more on improving their offense, as they drafted an offensive guard, a quarterback, and a wide receiver. In terms of addressing concerns on their defense, however, New England was able to make...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Rob Gronkowski says he was not naked during GQ shoot

Rob Gronkowski claims he was not actually naked while shooting a highly-anticipated magazine spread recently that will soon hit the shelves. Gronkowski joined “Jimmy Kimmel Live” Thursday night and discussed his racy GQ photoshoot. One particular photo that has been making the rounds appears to show the New England Patriots tight end flashing his junk to swimsuit model Hailey...
Via Larry Brown Sports
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Should Von Miller, Broncos be upset with ‘Madden’ franchise? (pics)

It was announced Thursday by EA Sports that New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski landed the coveted — or dreaded, depending on one’s view of supposed curses — cover of “Madden” NFL 17. GRONK. SPIKE. Introducing the cover of #Madden17! pic.twitter.com/iCZUwIAuYO — EA SPORTS Madden NFL (@EAMaddenNFL) May 12, 2016   While there’s no disputing that...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss
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