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Who will be the New England Patriots Rookie of the Year in 2015

For a team to have a continued streak of success, you NEED to draft well. Over the last five seasons, the New England Patriots have drafted very well. Some of those draft picks include Rob Gronkowski, Devin McCourty, Bryan Stork, Jamie Collins, Dont’a Hightower, Chandler Jones and Nate Solder. The Patriots will be relying heavily on a couple of their 2015 draft picks to keep...
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Is Jamie Collins the most versatile player in the NFL?

The 6-foot-3, 250 pound linebacker may just be the most versatile weapon in football. Collins maybe be the most exciting player to come out of the University of Southern Mississippi since the Atlanta Falcons selected a quarterback by the name of Brett Favre in the second round of the 1991 NFL Draft. AROUND COVER32 First and 10: Ten NFL showdowns destined to generate fireworks in...
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6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Is Jimmy Garoppolo the next franchise quarterback in New England?

Deflategate has been beaten to death like a six year old’s birthday piñata. Ball pressure, Tom Brady, Bill Belichick, Robert Kraft and a potentially tarnished legacy. The jury is still out on what is to become of Tom Brady’s four game suspension, which he is appealing, but one small piece of the puzzle passing through the cracks of the canyon is the potential of young Jimmy...
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7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Three reasons why Tom Brady and Bill Belichick should retire together

Bill Belichick and Tom Brady will be forever linked in New England Patriots history. There is no denying that. You could certainly argue that neither one of them would be quite as successful individually as they have been together. AROUND COVER32 Five Things: Teams no one is talking about but should be Top 10: The NFL’s best defensive tackles All-AFC West Team 2015: Can anyone...
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Judge Upholds Aaron Hernandez Murder Conviction

Former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez attempted to get his murder conviction reversed by the judge who oversaw the case earlier this year. Unfortunately for Hernandez, Judge Susan Garsh decided against setting aside Hernandez’s conviction stemming from the murder of Odin Lloyd back in 2013. In making her decision, Garsh had this to say (via the Hartford Courant...
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Former New England Patriots linebacker Brandon Spikes pleads guilty in hit-and-run case

Former New England Patriot linebacker Brandon Spikes was back in Massachusetts Wednesday, but not for a third try-out with the team. Spikes, 27, was in Wrentham District Court this morning for his hit-and-run accident which injured three people last month and eventually led to his release from the Patriots. After entering a guilty plea, Spikes received a year of probation and avoided...
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Deflategate frenzy affecting Tom Brady’s country club application?

Tom Brady and Gisele Bundchen may be one of the most famous and powerful couples in the world, but to The Country Club in Brookline, they’re just another pair of applicants. According to a rather entertaining story from Mark Shanahan of The Boston Globe, Brady and his wife recently applied for membership at one of...Read More
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Brandon Spikes sentenced to one year probation in crash

Brandon Spikes isn’t getting off the hook this time around.   The free agent linebacker appeared in court Wednesday and was found guilty on three counts of leaving the scene of a crash resulting in personal injury. He was sentenced to one year probation, had his licensed revoked for a year and also was slapped with a $1,000 fine. Spikes’ punishment stems from an incident...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Report: Country club might be too exclusive for Brady, Gisele

Apparently Tom Brady has more than just a battle with the NFL on his hands. The Boston Globe reported Tuesday that the New England Patriots quarterback and his wife have applied for membership at Brookline Country Club, regarded as one of the most exclusive country clubs around. According to the Globe, it’s far from a certainty that the Brady bunch is granted membership. “It’s...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Dont'a Hightower to be recognized by hometown, referenced in 'Orange Is the New Black'

New England Patriots linebacker Dont'a Hightower has been in the spotlight ever since his time at the University of Alabama. The former first round pick has also been a key part of the Pats defense since being drafted in 2012 and after making some key plays during the Patriots Super Bowl run, he is being recognized by the masses. On July 4th, Hightower will be recognized by his...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Patriots release training camp dates

The New England Patriots are currently on their summer vacation before training camp gets going and they start their quest to repeat as Super Bowl champions. They would be the first team to win back-to-back Super Bowls since the franchise accomplished in 2003 and 2004. Officially, the Patriots will start their quest to repeat on July 30 where they will practice at Gillette Stadium...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Navy is going to allow Joe Cardona to play next season

In the fifth round of the 2015 NFL Draft, the New England Patriots drafted….a long snapper? Yup. Navy’s Joe Cardona was selected by coach Bill Belichick. Drafting a long snapper out of Navy in the fifth round, when you could in theory grab him in the seventh round or sign him as a UDFA, is the ultimate Belichick move. Belichick’s father, Steve Belichick, coached at Navy...
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Tuesday web roundup: New England Patriots

Jerod Mayo needs to stay healthy for the New England Patriots The New England Patriots are going to be without some big names on their defense as Darrelle Revis is in New York and Vince Wilfork is in Houston. There are ... Report: Use of drones to film practice in Foxboro and elsewhere draws attention of FAA ... into the use of drones by three NFL teams – ” including the...
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Rob Gronkowski Freestyles at a Bar

Athletes and rapping often try to go hand-in-hand. This is the prime example of why they shouldn't. Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Rob Gronkowski's Freestyle is Painful

New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski can party like no other. He has made that clear during his time in the limelight. He is all about having a good time and really doesn't care what anyone thinks about his social calendar. After all--he's only dancing, right?Not last weekend. It looks like he was jamming on the guitar and for some reason was handed the mic. So he did what...
Via FatManWriting
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Veteran WR Brandon Gibson adding new dimension to Patriots offense

New England Patriots’ wide receiver Brandon Gibson is looking to add something the team's receiving corps had lacked recently, a good sized (6'0', 210) pass catcher who can play all three wideout spots in the team's offense. Gibson, 27, spent 2014 as Miami's No. 4 receiver behind Mike Wallace, Jarvis Landry, and Brian Hartline; however, he played under offensive coordinator...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

What the Pundits Are Getting Wrong About The 2015 Patriots

If you look at the 2015 New England Patriots from strictly a "change-of-personnel" standpoint, things look pretty stale for the defending champs. Let's face it, the loss of Darrelle Revis alone is enough to cast doubt on the ability of the defense to stop opposing offenses. Add Vince Wilfork, Brandon Browner, Alphonso Dennard, and Kyle Arrington to that list and the doubt grows...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: NFLPA files complaint on behalf of Malcolm Butler

It appears Roger Goodell isn’t the only one coming after the New England Patriots.   The NFL Players Association has filed a formal complaint against the Patriots for preventing cornerback Malcolm Butler from participating in organized team activities, ESPN’s Randy Scott reported Thursday. Butler reportedly missed a flight before the team’s first OTA session, causing...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Brandon LaFell Hauls in 145 Pound Marlin While on Vacation in Cabo San Lucas

New England Patriots wide receiver Brandon LaFell has caught 241 balls during his five years in the NFL for 3338 yards and 20 touchdowns. His best season was his first one in New England last season where he caught 74 balls for 953 yards. None of those catches took him 45 minutes to haul or required him to get help from a couple of his buddies.The 145 pound marlin he caught off the...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Dr. Gronk plays life-sized version of 'Operation'

Rob Gronkowski was among the New England Patriots players who, for some reason, attended an employee picnic at Boston’s Mass General Hospital. Not surprisingly, the event featured some hospital-inspired activities and games — no word on if Gronk got caught “Playing Doctor” with some young nurse — and one of those was a life-sized version...Read More The post Dr. Gronk...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Tom Brady gave an ‘A+ performance’ in appeal hearing

Tom Brady met with NFL commissioner Roger Goodell and league officials on Tuesday to appeal his four-game suspension, and the New England Patriots quarterback was reportedly very convincing. According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, Brady was his own “greatest ally” and appeared extremely genuine. The three-time Super Bowl MVP reportedly addressed every issue raised by the...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Gronk says he hasn't spent any of his NFL contract yet

There is smart, and then there is this. New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski is claiming that he hasn’t touched a penny of the money he’s earned from either his signing bonus or the contract he’s currently playing under with the Patriots. The always entertaining tight end indicates that he’s living off endorsement deals. “To this day, I still haven’t touched...
Via Sportsnaut
10 days ago  |  Discuss
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