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Greg Hardy excited to face Tom Brady because of wife Gisele

Greg Hardy on Sunday will play his first game as a member of the Dallas Cowboys, and though his first opponent would typically leave a defender worried, that’s not the case for Hardy. In fact, Hardy says he is excited to face the New England Patriots and Tom Brady. His reason why is pretty funny....Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
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Patriots players recall exact times Bill Belichick told them ‘good job’

“Do your job” is Bill Belichick’s mantra, but apparently, it’s rare to hear the words “good job” come out of the New England Patriots head coach’s mouth. In fact, the Wall Street Journal’s Kevin Clark found Patriots players hear praise from Belichick so rarely that they can remember the exact moment their coach told them they were doing a good job. “Jacksonville...
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Former Pats WR: Brady paid practice squad guys for picks

Unlike Ryan Tannehill, New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady rewards teammates who get the best of him during practice. Shortly after Joe Philbin was fired on Monday, a report from National Football Post indicated that tension has been brewing at Miami Dolphins practice for weeks over Tannehill’s alleged treatment of practice squad players. The former...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
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Steve Weatherford: Navigating life as a veteran NFL free agent

Forget the stereotypes.  Training to be a punter in the NFL is very difficult and requires a ton of time and effort to succeed at the highest level.  It's an incredibly difficult job to do at the NFL level due to the amount of stress and pressure that comes with having to perform at your very best every single Sunday.  One bad punt could be the difference in your team winning...
Via Football By Football
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Tuesday web roundup: New England Patriots

Wendell: 'You don't want to get paid to do nothing' Ryan Wendell last practiced with the Patriots on Sep. ... Phil Perry serves as a general reporter for Comcast SportsNet, mainly covering the New England Patriots ... DL Akiem Hicks is 'back to playing football after trade FOXBOROUGH -- Akiem Hicks is officially a New England Patriot, and the 324-pound defensive lineman said his...
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Tedy Bruschi: Always Feels Good To Beat Cowboys

The Dallas Cowboys historically are one of the top franchises in the NFL, so it’s hard to see any opponent overlooking them. However, the 2015 Cowboys have lost two in a row after quarterback Tony Romo suffered a fractured clavicle. Dallas is also without top wideout Dez Bryant and running back Lance Dunbar, who is out for the season after tearing his ACL and MCL. So if there...
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Michael Irvin: Cowboys have no chance against Patriots Sunday

The past couple of weeks have been rough for the Dallas Cowboys, and it is likely to only get worse. After two straight loses, the Cowboys will face the defending Super Bowl champion New England Patriots this upcoming Sunday.And Hall of Fame Cowboys wide receiver Michael Irvin doesn't appear to have much confidence in his former team. Michael Irvin on if Cowboys can beat the Patriots...
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Brady: Patriots gain advantage from teams changing coaches

Bill Belichick outlasted another AFC East head coach Monday when Joe Philbin was fired by the Miami Dolphins. Since Belichick took over the New England Patriots in 2000, 18 AFC East head coaches have come and gone. Patriots quarterback Tom Brady thinks that’s one reason for his team’s consistent success. “I think, first of all, the NFL is a very, very tough league, and...
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Patriots make several roster moves during bye week

According to Kevin Duffy of, the New England Patriots have signed Khyri Thornton from their practice squad. The team also announced several practice squad moves, signing defensive back Brandon Dixon, offensive lineman Sean Hickey, wide receiver Austin Hill and linebacker Eric Martin. Duffy writes: ‘He [Thornton] joins Hicks, Malcom Brown, Dominique Easley, Sealver...
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New England Patriots Bye Week Report

The defending champion New England Patriots, and no, it does not get old saying that, have started their 2015 “Everyone Against Us” campaign at 3-0. The Patriots head into their bye week with wins against the Pittsburgh Steelers, Buffalo Bills, and the Jacksonville Jaguars. With real football now occupying our lives, the ‘Deflategate’ saga seems like it was so long ago. The...

Patriots on cutting edge using trades at a high rate to supplement roster

The New England Patriots have been on the cutting edge in developing new strategies to gain an advantage and it seems their newest wrinkle is using trades to acquire talent. Trades are a fairly low percentage way teams in the NFL use to get players, but since the new collective bargaining agreement in 2011 they have become more common; however, not at the pace Bill Belichick is now...
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Former Pats RB Kevin Faulk impressed with Dion Lewis

They’re so similar in style, they both even share the same jersey number. Former New England Patriots changeup running back Kevin Faulk had words of high praise to describe the Patriots current backfield specialist, Dion Lewis, who many have compared to Faulk due to their similar physiques (Faulk: 5’8″ 205lbs, Lewis: 5’8″ 195lbs) and running styles. “He’s been doing...
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Former Patriots, Dolphins WR Irving Fryar receives 5 year sentence in mortgage scam

Former wide receiver and New England Patriots great Irving Fryar was sensated to five years in prison yesterday for his role in a mortgage scam. Fryer was convicted in August on theft and deception charges of applying multiple mortgage loans in quick succession while using the same property as collateral. Fryer’s mother, Allene McGhee, 74, was also convicted and sentenced to three...
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New England Patriots: Transactions made

Tom Brady is hit by Akiem Hicks in a preseason matchup. Mandatory Credit: Derick E. Hingle-USA TODAY Sports The New England Patriots may be going into their bye week, but they remain active as always in their pursuits of improvement. A few roster changes have been made in the past week. The most recent involved tight end Michael Hoomanawanui; he has been traded to the New Orleans...
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Jason Witten admits hasn’t tried ‘Witten’s Lucky Stars’ cereal

Dallas Cowboys tight end Jason Witten revealed something incriminating about himself related to a cereal named in his honor. “Witten’s Lucky Stars,” a limited edition knockoff of Lucky Charms, hit store shelves in select Dallas-area stores this week. And even though Witten is prominently featured on the box cover and an undisclosed portion of the proceeds from sales go to...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

The Saints' entire 2012 Draft class is now gone

With the New Orleans Saints having traded away defensive Akiem Hicks to the New England Patriots on Wednesday, the Saints no longer have a single player from their 2012 NFL Draft class on their roster.Nick Toon, Corey White, Andrew Tiller, Marcel Jones, and the aforementioned Hicks are all on another NFL roster, or out of the league entirely at this point.The fact that the Saints...
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WATCH: Belichick's hilarious exchange with a referee

    New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick is generally a very serious person, especially on game day. But on Sunday, we got a rare glimpse at The Hoodie’s underrated sense of humor prior to his team’s win over the Jacksonville Jaguars. Belichick was mic’d up for the game, which allowed us to hear the brief conversation he had with head referee Walt Coleman before...
Via Larry Brown Sports
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Rob Gronkowski’s women-only football clinic was a success (photos)

New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski is living the dream. Not too many athletes could pull off hosting a women-only football clinic—during the season, no less—but Gronk managed to do just that. He and a group of women got together on Monday night at Gillette Stadium for what looked to be one big party with a football theme. There was a cocktail hour, bubble soccer, dancing...
Via The Sports Daily
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Can the Patriots go undefeated?

It seems completely unbelievable, right? A franchise going 16-0 twice under the same coach at the professional level would be an unprecedented achievement in the spectrum of football. You better start believing in these Patriots because their schedule is favorable enough that we could see an unblemished record from New England come years' end. You have to start out by comparing...
Via The Sports Quotient
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Giants working out Wes Welker and Hakeem Nicks

The New York Giants are reportedly having receivers Wes Welker and Hakeem Nicks in for workouts on Tuesday. Josina Anderson of ESPN has the scoop here. I'm told the #Giants are working out WRs Wes Welker and Hakeem Nicks, among other players today, per their regular kick the tires Tuesday. — Josina Anderson (@JosinaAnderson) September 29, 2015   It’s also been reported...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Brady throws 400th career TD, Amendola gives ball to fan

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady entered Sunday’s game against the Jacksonville Jaguars needing just one passing score to hit the 400-touchdown milestone. Brady can now check this accomplishment off of his list because he made touchdown No. 400 when he hit Danny Amendola up for a one-yard score during the end of the second quarter. However, instead of giving that very...
Via Sportsnaut
9 days ago  |  Discuss

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