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Patriots land a starting linebacker from Titans for practically nothing

The Tennessee Titans have agreed to trade linebacker Akeem Ayers and a seventh-round draft pick to the New England Patriots for a sixth-round pick, according to ESPN.  The deal is pending a physical, the source said. The 6-foot-3, 255-pound Ayers has been inactive for five of the Titans’ seven games this season. The Titans liked […] The post Patriots land a starting linebacker...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
3 hours 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...
Via cover32
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Patriots: Two Key Defensive Players Missing From Practice On Tuesday.

Practice on Tuesday in Foxborough, came with a few surprises. Darrelle Revis and Chandler Jones were not available. The offensive line, on the other hand, had several members participating that were inactive for the 27-25 win over the Jets on Thursday night. 
Via CLNS Radio
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Stevan Ridley Thanks Patriots Fans, Players, Coaches For Support After Injury

Stevan Ridley is lost for the season after suffering a severe knee injury, but the New England Patriots running back vows to return to the field. Ridley reportedly tore his ACL and MCL in the Patriots’ 37-22 win over the Buffalo Bills in Week 6 and was placed on injured reserve Thursday before the Patriots beat the New York Jets 27-25. Ridley posted a collage featuring his coaches...
Via NESN.com
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Key Patriots defenders missing from practice, offensive line gets a boost

If the Patriots are going to beat the Bears this upcoming Sunday, they are going to need to bother quarterback Jay Cutler. That means both pressuring him into bad decisions and taking away his big threats in the passing game.Unfortunately for the Patriots, their two biggest weapons in those areas are apparently hobbled.No sign of Darrelle Revis or Chandler Jones at today's Patriots...
Via Patriots Life
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Patriots’ Brandon LaFell Apologizes For Wearing Shirt With Swear Word On It

Brandon LaFell made a regrettable wardrobe decision over the weekend. For that, he is sorry. LaFell created a little bit of a stir during his off-weekend when the New England Patriots wide receiver showed up to a high school game at his alma mater wearing a shirt that said “(Expletive) Statistics” on the front. TMZSports.com reports LaFell’s decision to wear the expletive-laden...
Via NESN.com
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Brandon LaFell wears inappopriate t-shirt to high school, kind of apologizes

Because swear words are bad, Patriots receiver Brandon LaFell is under fire.Except not really. LaFell was home in Houston this past weekend and spontaneously decided to go see his high school football team play. He did not think to take off his "F**K STATISTICS" shirt first though.TMZ:Parents at Lamar High School in Houston tell TMZ Sports they were in shock seeing the...
Via Patriots Life
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Patriots Film Review: Brandon Browner Has Up-And-Down Start To Season

Maybe Bill Belichick was having a rare candid moment when he hinted that Brandon Browner’s New England Patriots debut was delayed because of conditioning, not knowledge of the defense. Browner admitted that he was tired on Thursday night against the New York Jets, and he looked winded as he sat on the bench in between defensive series’. Browner played 41 of a possible 87 defensive...
Via NESN.com
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Browner says he "felt a little rusty" vs. Jets

Besides the acquisition of fellow cornerback Darrelle Revis this off-season, Brandon Browner was perhaps the Patriots biggest free-agent splash. The brash, bruising Browner hailed from the "Legion of Boom," and seemed to be an excellent fit opposite Revis. Daniel Seahorn/BSOBut things have gotten off to a bit of a slow start for Browner, who is one of, if not the, most...
Via Patriots Life
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Patriots Made Smart Decision Not Pursuing Harvin

While the Patriots need some help to improve their roster, wide recevier was not the necessary position. Not taking the bait and acquiring an injury prone, bad tempered receiver was the right move. 
Via CLNS Radio
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Patriots’ WR Julian Edelman Says Bears’ Locker Room Fight is a Good Thing

Julian Edelman joined the Middays with MFB (Merloni, Fauria & Benz) radio show to discuss the win over the Jets and the quick turn around involved with Thursday night games. He went on to discuss how Chicago will most likely respond positively to the reported fights in their locker room following Sunday’s embarrassing loss to the Dolphins. [LISTEN HERE] After discussing Danny...
Via Sports Mockery
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Next six games will determine fate of New England Patriots

Past their prime, no longer relevant, and led by an aging quarterback on the tail-end of memorable career. Those were just a few of the most commonly heard descriptions of Tom Brady and this year’s edition of the New England Patriots following their season-opening loss in Miami to the mediocre Dolphins. And after falling 41-14 to the Kansas City Chiefs in Week 4, and coming home...
Via Sports-Glory
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Tom Brady sent Peyton Manning congratulatory message

Like many other players from around the NFL, New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady sent Peyton Manning a message after the broke Brett Favre’s record on Sunday night. “Congratulations, Peyton on your touchdown record, a great achievement. We’ll see you in a few weeks,” Brady’s message read per CSN New England.     var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size...
Via Pro Football Zone
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Rewind: New England Patriots dynasty potential, Power Rankings, bold predictions

We’re more than a third of the way into the NFL season as the first three sets of bye weeks have come and gone and we’re getting an idea of who the contenders are and who the pretenders are. Below you’ll find the best cover32 columns from the past week to catch you up on anything you may have missed. Enjoy Week 7! National Columns - Power Rankings: How all 32 teams in the...
Via cover32 - Patriots
3 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Tom Brady flops, somehow doesn't draw flag

After watching New England Patriots QB Tom Brady flop on Thursday Night Football, we have to wonder if he could've had a career in the NBA.In the second quarter of the divisional matchup against the Jets, the Patriots were in the red zone, and it appeared Brady wanted to get them a bit closer.Jets DT Leger Douzable bumped into Brady after the play was over. He then took a few...
Via The Sports Daily
4 days ago  |  Discuss
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