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Patriots new linebacker Akeem Ayers is just happy to be able to play

Akeem Ayers is pumped to be on a team he can play.  For the past 5 weeks Akeem Ayers has been a healthy scratch for the Tennessee Titans. Well they were able to make a move and pick up a sixth round draft pick by sending Ayers and a seventh to the Patriots. “I’m pretty […] The post Patriots new linebacker Akeem Ayers is just happy to be able to play appeared first on NFL Draft Diamonds.
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Are The New England Patriots Ready to be Tested?

Brandon Browner #39 and Devin McCourty #32 of the New England Patriots react during the fourth quarter against the New York Jets at Gillette Stadium. (Mandatory Credit: Jared Wickerham/Getty Images) After seven weeks the New England Patriots find themselves in a familiar situation: on top of the AFC East. Despite a shocking week one second-half meltdown in Miami in week one, the...
Via The Sports Journal
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ESPN on potential Tom Brady trade

Photo courtesy of ESPN.comDid the headline give you a heart attack? Now that I have your attention, take a few deep breaths Patriot fans. R-E-L-A-X. Tom Brady has not been traded... FOR NOW.It makes you wonder how much longer we can expect to see Brady in a Patriots uniform? As an organization, the Patriots are always evaluating "value". Many Brady haters would say...
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Gary Tanguay: Pats could lose division, fails at basic math

Your browser does not support iframes.Comcast SportsNet's Gary Tanguay said yesterday that he thinks there is a legitimate chance the Patriots could lose the AFC East to either the Bills or Dolphins because of injuries sustained to Jerod Mayo, Chandler Jones and Stevan Ridley.I played the won-loss game -- which, of course, is a crap-shoot, but it’s all I’ve got to work with...
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New England Patriots avoid the Week 8 hot seat, big time Super Bowl contender doesn’t

It doesn’t take long for the pressure to mount in the NFL. Just seven weeks into the 2014 season, plenty of people find themselves under the microscope, trying to answer questions about their most-recent performance. Who is in that spot? Here are five on the hot seat this weekend: *** 5. Jay Cutler Cutler can’t lay another egg this week A week after getting called out by teammate...
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New England Patriots: Revis absence was disservice to team

Earlier this week, the New England Patriots star cornerback, Darrelle Revis, was late to practice, and consequently was sent home. It has been the Patriots policy to send their players home for being late, no matter who the player is. Back in 2007, Randy Moss (among others) was sent home after showing up late. If Moss was sent home, it should come as no surprise that Bill Belichick...
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New England Patriots: four keys against the Bears

The New England Patriots (5-2) look to continue their winning streak in week 8 against the Chicago Bears (3-4). The game is at 1:00 on Sunday at Gillette Stadium and will be aired on FOX. The next six games for the Patriots will determine what caliber team this really is. Starting with the Bears lethal passing attack, the Patriots then move on to play Peyton Manning and the Broncos...
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Darrelle Revis sent home for being late, misses practice

Darrelle Revis' absence from Tuesday's practice confused many people.He didn't appear to have suffered an injury in the team's last game against the Jets, and no explanation was given.According to the latest report from Boston Globe NFL writer, Ben Volin, the star cornerback was sent home by his coach for being late. Per @BenVolin, Bill Belichick sent Revis home...
Via Patriots Life
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch: OCC Making A New England Patriots Custom Chopper

(Youtube) This bike is a custom; one of a kind Orange County Chopper [OCC] signed by OCC Founder, Paul Teutul Sr. and includes Patriots details as well as the logos from Metro SWAT and Boston Fire Department. The gas tank is a three dimensional reproduction of the New England Patriots Football Team logo made entirely at OCC using our state of the art CNC machining and individually...
Via The Awesome Boston
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New England Patriots QB Tom Brady’s latest (and telling) 1-32 quarterback ranking

Every week, from now through the Wednesday before the Super Bowl, the editors at cover32 will gather to rank the NFL’s 32 starting quarterbacks. Depending on what’s happened the previous week, some will rise and some will fall, and even some of the names on the list will change. It’s a never-ending evolution, as the status of the league’s top signal callers is always in flux...
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Akeem Ayers, Alan Branch Will Help Patriots’ Run Defense At A Major Cost

The New England Patriots made the 2014 version of Chris Johnson look like vintage CJ2K just six short days ago, but after a major injury and two savvy acquisitions, their ability to stop the run might be the defense’s strength. Over the last week, the Patriots placed Jerod Mayo on injured reserve, gave up 218 rushing yards to the New York Jets and reportedly lost Chandler Jones...
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A case for why the New England Patriots are the best team in the AFC

An NFL season is a roller-coaster ride. From offseason expectations, to hot and cold starts, to injuries that completely change the nature of a team, so many things can happen in just one week that make predictions extremely difficult to get right. Take the New England Patriots as the perfect example. In the offseason, New England’s personnel moves were described as an “arms...
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10 bold predictions for Week 8 of NFL season

Week 8 of the NFL season begins Thursday night in Denver when Peyton Manning and the Broncos will host Philip Rivers and the San Diego Chargers. Let’s look into our crystal ball and see what’s in store for Week 8. The Patriots will beat the Bears, 46-10 While Ron Rivera displays some the temper and tenacity that made the Monsters of the Midway so scary three decades ago, a contrarian Supe...
Via The Sports Daily
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Report: Chandler Jones to miss a month with hip injury

The next four weeks of the New England Patriots’ schedule just became even more difficult. Chandler Jones will miss the next month of the season with a hip injury, a league source told The Boston Globe’s Shalise Manza Young. The Patriots are set to play the Chicago Bears, Denver Broncos and Indianapolis Colts over the next four week, in which they also have a bye. Jones grabbed...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

BREAKING: New England Patriots trade for a Jerod Mayo replacement

With the loss of Jerod Mayo, there has been a 250-pound hole in the center of the Patriots run defense. Today, they made a move to fix that. New England made a trade for Tennessee Titans linebacker Akeem Ayers, who has been struggling the last two seasons. In 2012, Ayers tallied 104 tackles and six sacks, but only managed 49 tackles and one sack last year. After undergoing two knee...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss
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