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Martellus Bennett shines at OTAs

At OTAs on Thursday, Patriots’ fans were eager to see just how well their teams new players would perform. The New England Patriots have a whole slew of new players on their roster that have a chance to shine at the OTAs. Among them is tight end Martellus Bennett, the new tight end on the block that will be working in conjunction with Rob “Gronk” Gronkowski to help the Patriots’...
Via cover32
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Wes Welker ready to retire? Receiver weighing his options

Wes Welker isn’t quite sure what he wants to do. The 35-year-old wide receiver is coming off a lackluster season with the St. Louis Rams in which he caught just 13 passes for 102 yards in eight games. He hasn’t reached the 1,000-yard receiving mark since the 2012 season. But pulling the trigger on retirement is easier said than done. So with the NFL regular season a little more...
Via NESN.com
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Bennett an early standout at Patriots OTAs

Seventeen New England Patriots players were absent from OTAs Thursday, according to Mark Daniels of the Providence Journal. Missing starters included Rob Gronkowski, Julian Edelman, Malcolm Butler,... [Click headline for full story]
Via AFC East Daily
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

RPT: Dion Lewis 'looking good' in ACL recovery

New England Patriots running back Dion Lewis is steadily making his way back since tearing his left ACL last season. According to Mike Reiss of ESPN Boston, "things are going well.": Some close to... [Click headline for full story]
Via AFC East Daily
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Rob Gronkowski taking ballet lessons is hilarious

NFL superstars have long realized the benefits to taking ballet lessons. Rob Gronkowski is now part of that group, though we’re not sure if there have been many worse than him when it comes to the delicate maneuvers required to excel. Appearing with a real-life ballerina as his guide, Gronk attempted to follow her instructions…and failed miserably. While his moves weren...
Via Sportsnaut
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Rob Gronkowski challenges Shaquille O’Neal to a 3-point contest

Rob Gronkowski vs. Shaquille O’Neal. Who’s a better 3-point shooter? After Ernie Johnson beat Charles Barkley in a 3-point contest on Inside the NBA during Game 4 of the Western Conference Finals on Tuesday night, the New England Patriots tight end challenged O’Neal to a 3-point contest. We NEED to see this! https://t.co/qBNbsXlV4j — NBA on TNT (@NBAonTNT) May 25, 2016...
Via The Sports Daily
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Patriots critical of NFL in Deflategate amicus brief

Robert Kraft and the New England Patriots did something Wednesday that hasn’t been done in years when they filed an amicus brief in support of Tom Brady against the NFL in his Deflategate appeal. ESPN’s Adam Schefter first reported on this. He also provided an interesting bit of information to show just how contentious things are right now between the Patriots and the NFL as...
Via Sportsnaut
1 day ago  |  Discuss

A D-III Wide Receiver Has Been Standing Outside the Patriots' Stadium for More Than a Month Hoping for a Tryout

Only 1.6 percent of college football players make it to the NFL. On draft day, most of the names that are called are athletes from Division I. It's rare for players from smaller programs to get drafted. One undrafted Division III wide receiver is taking extraordinary steps in hopes he'll get a chance to prove himself. RELATED: The New Way to (Maybe) Get an NFL Tryout Abiola...
Via Stack
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Tom Brady receives support from science professors in Deflategate fight

Even though Deflategate has snowballed into an issue filled with legalese, some experts can’t help but remain focused on the apparent disregard for science. Tom Brady’s lawyers filed a petition Monday in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit to rehear his Deflategate suspension case against the NFL en banc. Nearly two dozen engineering and physics professors added...
Via NESN.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Rob Ninkovich: Pats ‘don't even think about’ Deflategate drama

Tom Brady and the NFL Players’ Association clearly will never reach an agreement with Roger Goodell and the NFL, so the Deflategate drama will rage on despite already being in headlines for nearly 500 days. Defensive end Rob Ninkovich claimed Monday at his Ninko’s Ping Pong Challenge charity event that the New England Patriots aren’t caught up in their quarterback’s legal...
Via NESN.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL hopeful has stood outside Patriots' facility for a month

Some people would give anything or do anything for a chance to play in the NFL. Meet the new chairman of this group, Abiola Aborishade, who has been standing outside Gillette Stadium every day for the past month to try and land a tryout with the New England Patriots. Meet Abiola Aborishade, the WR who has been standing outside of Gillette for a month hoping for a tryout w/ Patriots...
Via Sportsnaut
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Analyzing the wide receiver depth for the New England Patriots

For this upcoming NFL season the New England Patriots are looking for redemption after losing in the AFC Championship game. The team returns a great offense and at wide receiver, where they already have solid players they improved on it during the offseason. The Patriots return Julian Edelman and Danny Amendola, they signed Chris Hogan and Nate Washington and drafted Malcolm Mitchell...
Via isportsweb.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Patriots’ Malcolm Mitchell denied Rookie Premiere invitation to study playbook

New England Patriots rookie Malcolm Mitchell is one of the most interesting players from the 2016 NFL Draft class off the field. Mitchell is also one of the only self-published authors in the NFL and now he was the only rookie to decline an invitation to the NFLPA Rookie Premiere this weekend. Don’t worry, though. Mitchell had the perfect reason for missing out on the Rookie Premiere...
Via Campus Sports Net
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Arian Foster did not visit New England Patriots this week

With rumors swirling about free agent Arian Foster possibly exploring options with the New England Patriots, it’s no wonder that many people thought that’s what he was up to when he posted an Instagram photo in Fenway Park. fam at fenway. A photo posted by feeno (@arianfoster) on May 20, 2016 at 3:38pm PDT But per ESPN’s Mike Reiss, Foster’s trip to Boston was...
Via Campus Sports Net
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Robert Kraft approves of a Raiders move to Las Vegas

Will the NFL allow the Oakland….err..Los Angeles…err Oakland Raiders to move yet again? It has been a hot topic all offseason in NFL circles, and many believed the biggest hurdle would be convincing other owners the move should happen. If the tea leaves are to be understood, then it appears a major player appears to be on the side of the move. That’s because reports indicate...
Via The Comeback
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Balance, Health Key For Patriots' Offensive Line; Thuney's Versatility Boon For Unit

Thuney is a five-position mercenary, which makes him very valuable to Scarnecchia's offensive line.Jonathan Cooper is a young, tough guard - which makes him fit right in with the interior of the New England Patriots' offensive line.He missed his entire rookie season after fracturing his fibula in a preseason game, suffered a knee issue in his sophomore preseason that required weekly...
Via Foxborough Free Press
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Tom Brady makes top five on most-hated list

We’ll never really know if Tom Brady masterminded a scheme to deflate footballs. But SportingNews.com threw the book at him by naming him the fifth-most hated NFL player of all-time. If this top-40 list holds any sway, Brady will not only make the Hall of Fame but also the Hall of Hate. Ahead of Brady on the list are Michael Vick at No. 1, Terrell Owens at No. 2, Ndamukong...
Via The Sports Daily
6 days ago  |  Discuss

New England Patriots: Effect of Terrance Knighton

The New England Patriots have already made several strong moves this offseason in the draft and in free agency in an attempt to fill their team needs. In the draft, the Pats decided to focus more on improving their offense, as they drafted an offensive guard, a quarterback, and a wide receiver. In terms of addressing concerns on their defense, however, New England was able to make...
Via isportsweb.com
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Ex-NFLer Reche Caldwell clearly not the savviest of criminals

Reche Caldwell was apparently a much better football player than criminal. The former New England Patriots wide receiver, who spent seven seasons in the NFL, had a tremendously tough time walking away from the league. In a feature by David Fleming of ESPN.com, Caldwell’s post-career criminal endeavors are well-documented. After leaving the game, running a failed event planning...
Via The Comeback
14 days ago  |  Discuss
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