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Julian Edelman: ‘I Gotta Play A Little Smarter’ As Patriots No. 1 Receiver

FOXBORO, Mass. — If the New England Patriots lose Julian Edelman, their offense might never see a first down again. That’s why it so scary to see the 5-foot-10, 200-pound receiver take hits that would leave players eight inches taller and 65 pounds heavier curling into a ball and begging for mercy. Edelman grinded through a 10-catch, 84-yard performance in the Patriots’ 16...
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Patriots' defense comes out on top in street fight with Raiders

Patriots' defenders congratulate nose tackle Vince Wilfork after his late interception sealed a tight win over Oakland.Penalties have dogged the New England Patriots the first two games of the 2014 NFL season, and it appeared for one fleeting second that a penalty was going to be their undoing on Sunday afternoon against the Oakland Raiders.Instead, a penalty negated what would...
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Vote: What Is The Biggest Reason For The Patriots’ Offensive Struggles?

The New England Patriots beat the Oakland Raiders Sunday, but it wasn’t pretty. A Vince Wilfork interception helped New England escape with a 16-9 win despite gaining less than 300 total yards for the second straight week. The Patriots managed just 76 rushing yards against the worst run defense in the NFL and added just 221 yards through the air. Their meager performance comes...
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Robert Kraft denied by Mark Wahlberg on high-five (Photo)

New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft was denied on a high-five attempt by actor Mark Wahlberg as the Patriots scored a second quarter touchdown during Sunday's game in Foxboro. Wahlberg was sitting next to Kraft in his Gillette Stadium suite as Pats tight end Rob Gronkowski caught a 6-yard touchdown pass from quarterback Tom Brady. As they stood up to celebrate, Kraft turned...
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Mark Wahlberg Leaves Robert Kraft Hanging After Rob Gronkowski TD (Video)

C’mon, Marky Mark. Show some respect. Mark Wahlberg watched Sunday’s New England Patriots-Oakland Raiders game from Robert Kraft’s suite and — like the rest of Gillette Stadium — stood and cheered when Rob Gronkowski hauled in the first touchdown of the afternoon. He wasn’t interested in including Mr. Kraft in his celebration, though. ...
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WATCH: Mark Wahlberg leaves Robert Kraft hanging

Following a Rob Gronkowski touchdown, Patriots owner Robert Kraft went to give Mark Wahlberg a high five. Too bad Wahlberg was paying too much attention to the game and didn’t notice Kraft’s request. [Vine] The post Bob Kraft Got Snubbed By High Five From Mark Wahlberg appeared first on Diehardsport.
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Brandon LaFell ‘frustrated as hell’ with Patriots’ offense

For Brandon LaFell, all is not well. The Patriots' backup receiver told the Boston Globe that he's "frustrated as hell" with his blocking-based role in the offense. “I’m frustrated as hell, man,” LaFell said. “I want to catch passes like every other guy in here, like every receiver around the league. But the game plan is not for me to catch, it’s to...
Via Helmet2Helmet
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Patriots working to get passing game in gear

In the first two weeks of the season, the New England Patriots passing game has been throw to Julian Edelman and then pray for rain. If the Super Bowl expectations for the team are to continue, they will have to start making bigger strides and that starts with their home opener against the Oakland Raiders. “We’re not stressing,” wide receiver Brandon LaFell said, via the...
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Patriots’ Brandon LaFell “frustrated as hell” Tom Brady has ignored him

Patriots wide receiver Brandon LaFell admits he’s not happy at all that he’s not getting more passes thrown his way this season. “I’m frustrated as hell, man,” he said, via the Boston Globe. “I want to catch passes like every other guy in here, like every receiver around the league. But the game plan is not for me to catch, it’s to block. So that’s what I’ve got...
Via Pro Football Zone
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Watch Julian Edelman read a disrespectful scouting report of himself (Video)

No one thought that Julian Edelman would be such a reliable receiver coming out of Kent State as a quarterback. Watch him read a disrespectful scouting report about himself. var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; Loading... ZergNet The post Watch Julian Edelman read a disrespectful scouting report...
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Tedy Bruschi: Goodell has to go

At some point the backlash directed at commissioner Roger Goodell may be too much and he’ll have to go the way of Tricky Dick Nixon. This is to say, NFL’s head honcho might be in the earliest stages of having to call it quits. Former New England Patriots linebacker Tedy Bruschi, who is among the most popular retired players around the league, indicated on ESPN that it’s time...
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Tedy Bruschi: “Roger Goodell needs to step down”

ESPN NFL analysts and former player Tedy Bruschi and Mark Schlereth ripped commissioner Roger Goodell over today’s press conference. Mark Schlereth on Goodell: "You have one of the most important performances of your career and you showed up 17 mins late. Unacceptable." — NFL on ESPN (@ESPNNFL) September 19, 2014 Tedy Bruschi on NFL Live: "I want a new commissioner...
Via Pro Football Zone
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Five reasons why the New England Patriots will dominate the Oakland Raiders

Let’s just get one thing straight: If the Patriots don’t beat the Raiders, every panic button in New England should be pushed repeatedly. With the way the Raiders have been playing, no matter how mediocre the Patriots may have looked the last two weeks, any competent team should be able to totally dominate them. So here’s why the Patriots will make this an easy victory: Stevan...
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The Instagram of the New England Patriots’ cheerleaders is spectacular

Why can’t every NFL cheerleading squad have an Instagram as incredible as that of the New England Patriots? From their photo shoots on the beach to football Sundays, these girls do it quite well. Take a look at their 10 best posts ever and enjoy. *** No. 10 No. 9 Next You may also be interested in:The Instagram of the New England Patriots’ cheerleaders is spectacularFree Money...
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Tom Brady’s old resume is fantastic

Before Tom Brady was Tom Brady, he was a sixth-round NFL draft pick that had zero shot of starting for an NFL team or even seeing the field in the regular season. Then Drew Bledsoe got hurt, and the rest was history. But if Bledsoe never went down and Brady’s NFL career didn’t pan out, […]
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3 days ago  |  Discuss
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