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  • newReport: Patriots “not optimistic” Chandler Jones will be back in six weeks

    Report: Patriots “not optimistic” Chandler Jones will be back in six weeks

    According to a published report, the Patriots will be without defensive end Chandler Jones for at least six weeks — and there’s concern his regular season could be lost because of a hip injury. Jeff Howe of the Boston Herald reports the Patriots “fear” it’s possible that Jones, if he heals slowly, could miss all…
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  • newWeek Eight injury report roundup

    Week Eight injury report roundup

    Over the course of the week, there are a lot of posts about the most prominent injured players but we know that you might not see all of them and that some others may fall through the cracks. As a result, we’ll comb through all the injury reports every Friday afternoon so that there’s one…
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  • Pats will soon get a close look at the one who got away

    Pats will soon get a close look at the one who got away

    During 2013 free agency, the Patriots signed then-restricted free agent Emmanuel Sanders to an offer sheet, willing to give up a third-round pick if it meant getting the player away from Pittsburgh on a one-year, $2.5 million deal. The Steelers matched, but many believed that New England’s gesture would be rewarded in 2014, when Sanders…
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  • Shane Vereen questionable due to illness

    Shane Vereen questionable due to illness

    Shane Vereen wasn’t at Patriots practice on Friday, a new development after the running back had been on the field each of the first two days of the week. The good news for the Pats is that Vereen isn’t injured. The bad news is that he’s sick enough that his status is up in the…
    - 1 day ago, 24 Oct 14, 1:44pm -
  • Kyle Fuller expected to play with broken hand

    Kyle Fuller expected to play with broken hand

    The Bears defense hasn’t had many bright spots this season, but rookie cornerback Kyle Fuller has been one of them. That made the fact that he suffered a pair of injuries last weekend a troubling development for the unit. Fuller broke his right hand and suffered a hip pointer during the loss to the Dolphins,…
    - 1 day ago, 24 Oct 14, 1:05pm -
  • Shane Vereen not present at Friday practice

    Shane Vereen not present at Friday practice

    The Patriots’ top tailback looks to be a late-week addition to the club’s injury report. Shane Vereen was not on the practice field for New England on Friday, multiple club beat writers reported, included Doug Kyed of NESN.com. It’s unclear whether Vereen’s absence was because of injury or for another reason. All players who miss…
    - 1 day ago, 24 Oct 14, 9:08am -
  • Akeem Ayers happy to be somewhere he has a chance to play

    Akeem Ayers happy to be somewhere he has a chance to play

    Linebacker Akeem Ayers had fallen out of favor in Tennessee this season, leaving him as a healthy scratch for five of the team’s seven games and, unbeknownst to him, on the trading block. The Titans pulled the trigger on a deal this week, sending Ayers to the Patriots along with a 2015 seventh-round pick in…
    - 1 day ago, 24 Oct 14, 5:57am -
  • After being sent home, Revis returned to facility to apologize to Belichick

    After being sent home, Revis returned to facility to apologize to Belichick

    In New England, the best way to get a day off is to show up late. But it’s still not regarded as a good thing when Patriots coach Bill Belichick sends a player home for being tardy. After that happened on Tuesday to cornerback Darrelle Revis, Revis was sufficiently contrite that he later returned to…
    - 2 days ago, 23 Oct 14, 5:05am -
  • Report: Bill Belichick sent Darrelle Revis home for being late

    Report: Bill Belichick sent Darrelle Revis home for being late

    Patriots coach Bill Belichick has sent players home for being late during blizzards. So it’s no surprise that the same rules apply to the Island. According Ben Volin of the Boston Globe, the absence of cornerback Darrelle Revis from Tuesday’s practice was because Belichick sent him home for being late. The report said Revis arrived late…
    - 3 days ago, 22 Oct 14, 1:22pm -
  • Patriots officially welcome Akeem Ayers to New England

    Patriots officially welcome Akeem Ayers to New England

    Linebacker Akeem Ayers is officially a member of the New England Patriots. The Patriots formally announced that they have acquired Ayers in a trade with the Titans, which means that Ayers passed his physical with the team. That probably wasn’t a foregone conclusion given Ayers’s recent knee troubles, but the Pats didn’t find anything to…
    - 3 days ago, 22 Oct 14, 6:22am -

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  • newDaily Dr. Roto: Week 8 Injury Update
    Dr. Roto has the latest with some key injuries for Week 8. New Orleans Saints RB Khiry Robinson (pictured above) is out this week, which opens up the door for Mark Ingram to reassert himself as the team's workhorse runner.
    - 51 mins ago, 25 Oct 14, 1:18pm -
  • Week 8: Super Sleepers
    Every week, Fantasy Football Expert Jeb Gorham digs in his list of rankings to find the best sleepers for deeper formats. Consider giving these players a chance, but be aware of the risk! Tampa Bay Buccaneers LB Lavonte David (pictured above) anchors his defense, which will face the turnover-prone and inconsistent QB Teddy Bridgewater in Week 8.
    - 2 days ago, 23 Oct 14, 4:49pm -
  • Regional Positional Breakdowns Of The NFL
    In part four of his NFL roster series breakdown, National Recruiting Analyst Jamie Newberg looks at which regions are putting which positions in the NFL.
    - 3 days ago, 22 Oct 14, 2:12pm -
  • Week 8: IDP Insider
    Every week, Fantasy Football Expert Stephen Englert provides a must-start IDP list and two recommendations per position if you need to hit the waiver wire. The Green Bay Packers' defense is anchored by safety Morgan Burnett (pictured above).
    - 3 days ago, 22 Oct 14, 9:14am -
  • Patriots Sign Defensive Tackle Alan Branch
    The New England Patriots have comes to terms with veteran defensive tackle Alan Branch, a former second round pick out of Michigan. Branch was added to help not only in the run game but also provide the occasional pass rush.
    - 4 days ago, 21 Oct 14, 7:13pm -
  • Patriots Trade For Linebacker Akeem Ayers
    When Jerod Mayo went down in Week Six, there were questions about the Patriots linebacker depth. Bill Belichick and company answered those questions by acquiring Ayers, who is in his fourth year out of UCLA.
    - 4 days ago, 21 Oct 14, 5:13pm -
  • Examining Titans Trade Of Ayers To Patriots
    The Tennessee Titans were involved in a trade today, but was it a good one?
    - 4 days ago, 21 Oct 14, 4:17pm -
  • Ryan Mallett Will Play At Some Point
    During the Monday Night Football a little more light was shed on Ryan Mallett's situation as the backup quarterback.
    - 4 days ago, 21 Oct 14, 11:46am -
  • Roster Breakdown, Part 3
    In part three of a series examining NFL rosters, National Recruiting Analyst Jamie Newberg take a deep look into drafted versus undrafted free agents. These findings will surprise many.
    - 4 days ago, 21 Oct 14, 11:00am -
  • Week 7: Eating Crow & Told Ya So
    The Fantasy Football Girl Liz Loza has no issues with being held in check. You win some and you lose some. You're not always going to be right and that's okay. Here, she recaps her weekly picks and how they played out. She predicted a good game from Indianapolis Colts TE Coby Fleener (pictured above) and she nailed that one.
    - 4 days ago, 21 Oct 14, 9:59am -

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  • newBill Belichick declines to talk about Darrelle Revis in every way possible (Shutdown Corner)

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  • newPatriots sacks leader Chandler Jones to miss game (The Associated Press)
    Defensive end Chandler Jones, who leads New England with 4 1/2 sacks, will not play this weekend against the Chicago Bears. The Patriots listed Jones as out for Sunday's game with a hip injury. Jones, a third-year pro from Syracuse, had six sacks in 14 games as a rookie and 11 1/2 sacks while starting all 16 games last season.
    - 23 hours ago, 24 Oct 14, 2:40pm -
  • Bears' Briggs doubtful with rib injury (The Associated Press)
    LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) -- Chicago Bears linebacker Lance Briggs will likely miss his third straight game because of a rib injury.
    - 1 day ago, 24 Oct 14, 1:06pm -
  • NFL against the spread picks: Looking at the updated Super Bowl odds (Shutdown Corner)
    Since the NFL is already carving "Denver Broncos" into this season's Lombardi Trophy, there's probably no use in checking the Super Bowl odds almost halfway through the season. But let's do so anyway, for kicks. It's hard to figure out who the second-best team in the NFL is. Which means that there should be value in the Super Bowl odds, just in case the Broncos blow it in the playoffs again (I know, hard to imagine). Here are the odds for every semi-legitimate contender (the Raiders are 3000-to-1, if you feel like setting your money on fire), from Bovada via OddsShark.com , before Thursday…
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  • Silva's Week 8 Matchups (Rotoworld)
    Evan Silva breaks down every fantasy option in every Week 8 game.
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  • Smash Mouth: Week 7 Recap (Rotoworld)
    Lance Zierlein goes in-depth to explore Andy Reid's evolution of the Kansas City running game.
    - 1 day ago, 24 Oct 14, 7:02am -
  • After early trouble, Chiefs' Santo becoming clutch (The Associated Press)
    Just about the worst thing that could happen to Chiefs rookie Cairo Santos came to fruition during his NFL debut, when he missed one of his two field-goal attempts while the man he replaced in Kansas City kept banging balls through the uprights. Ryan Succop was perfect on his four attempts that day, helping Tennessee to a 26-10 rout. Succop told Santos that he struggled so much one season that he thought he was going to be cut, and then set a Chiefs record with 22 consecutive makes. The coup de grace: A winning, 48-yarder with 21 seconds left in a 23-20 victory at San Diego last Sunday.
    - 2 days ago, 24 Oct 14, 12:07am -
  • All-Pro linebacker John 'Bull' Bramlett dies at 73 (The Associated Press)
    John ''Bull'' Bramlett, a former professional football and baseball player who was nicknamed the ''Meanest Man in Football,'' has died. Shelby County Mayor's Office spokesman Steve Shular told The Associated Press that family members say the Memphis native died early Thursday. Shular said Mayor Mark H. Luttrell was close to Bramlett, who had been in declining health. Terry Richards, funeral director of Memorial Park Funeral Home in Memphis, confirmed his death.
    - 2 days ago, 23 Oct 14, 4:23pm -
  • Cutler says Marshall did not single out anyone (The Associated Press)
    Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler insisted receiver Brandon Marshall did not single out him or anyone else during his outburst following last week's loss to the Miami Dolphins. ''He didn't come near me,'' Cutler said Thursday. I don't think he attacked anyone personally (with) what he was saying.'' Cutler's comments came on the heels of a 27-14 loss at Soldier Field that raised all sorts of questions about the leadership and direction of the team. They're 3-4 and staring at a road game with Tom Brady and the AFC East-leading New England Patriots this week.
    - 2 days ago, 23 Oct 14, 3:00pm -
  • Vereen brothers square off when Bears visit Pats (The Associated Press)
    The Vereen brothers competed hard against each other while growing up in California. On Sunday, they'll be on the same field when New England Patriots running back Shane Vereen and Chicago Bears safety Brock Vereen meet in a game that really matters. ''We were never on the field at the same time because of our age difference,'' Shane said, ''but now we finally get that chance and we're both really excited.'' Shane is 25 and 3 1/2 years older. Brock is a rookie, a fourth-round draft pick who got his first NFL start last Sunday in place of injured Chris Conte.
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  • newReport: Chandler Jones Could Miss Rest of Season

    Report: Chandler Jones Could Miss Rest of Season

    It would appear that the New England Injury Express is rolling once again.Best linebacker gone? Check. Best defensive lineman gone?Check.According to those close to him, Chandler Jones could miss the rest of the 2014 regular season with his hip injury. Initially set to miss about a month, the timetable is now looking to be a minimum of six weeks, more likely longer than that. That means that the earliest the Patriots would get Jones back would be Week 13 at Green Bay, but initial reports have him sidelined for the rest of the year. Nothing is official yet, obviously, but with the way…
    - 3 hours ago, 25 Oct 14, 11:06am -
  • newWeek 8 Patriots vs Bears: 5 Points for the Game

    Week 8 Patriots vs Bears: 5 Points for the Game

    The Patriots look to extend their winning streak to four games against a Bears team in flux. How can New England pull out a victory?The Bears have the most ridiculous offensive personnel, possibly in the entire league. Brandon Marshall and Alshon Jeffery combine for a league leading 3,579 receiving yards since the start of the 2013 season, while tight end Martellus Bennett is on pace to set career highs in receptions, yards, and touchdowns. Add in that Matt Forte leads the league in receptions (52) as a running back and ranks third in the league in yards from scrimmage on the year and t…
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  • Patriots Announce Week 8 Injury Report; Shane Vereen Illness

    Patriots Announce Week 8 Injury Report; Shane Vereen Illness

    The Patriots have released their injury report for Sunday's game against the Bears.The Patriots have announced their final injury report for Sunday's game against the Bears. With the long rest behind them, the Patriots were able to return most players to the field. Here's the breakdown:OUT: DE Chandler Jones (hip) - Jones is likely out for the next month. Jones is the only player who didn't practice the entire week.Questionable: OL Dan Connolly (concussion), DL Dominique Easley (knee, shoulder), S Nate Ebner (finger), OL Cameron Fleming (finger), ST Matthew Slater (shoulder), OL Bryan…
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  • Patriots Running Back Shane Vereen Absent From Practice

    Patriots Running Back Shane Vereen Absent From Practice

    If there is one non-Tom Brady player the Patriots can't go without on Sunday, it's running back Shane Vereen. He wasn't seen at practice.The Patriots were without running back Shane Vereen on Friday's practice, the lone unexpected absentee (defensive end Chandler Jones was also not available). This isn't good.While it makes to remain calm until the injury report comes out this afternoon, any time a player misses a Friday practice does not bode well for their use in the game plan. Bill Belichick rarely plays those who have missed the last practice of the week. Unless Vereen has a person…
    - 1 day ago, 24 Oct 14, 11:30am -
  • Pats Pulpit Caption This Pic

    Pats Pulpit Caption This Pic

    Caption this picture.The rules are simple:1) Write a funny caption for the picture. If you can't think of one, then you can still play (keep reading).2) If you like any of the captions, Recommend them. Even if you wrote one of your own. It is better to give than to receive.
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  • New England Patriots Links 10/24/14 - Remodeled Defense Gets First Real Test vs. Bears

    New England Patriots Links 10/24/14 - Remodeled Defense Gets First Real Test vs. Bears

    Daily News and Links for 10/24/14TEAM TALKErik Scalavino posts some news, notes and locker room chatter from Thursday at Gillette: Ayers 'happy' to be in New England; Branch on board.Patriots-Bears Thursday Injury Report.Broadcast Information: Bears vs. Patriots.Press Pass - The Patriots chat about the Bears. (3.15 min. video)Press Pass: Vince Wilfork - Akeem Ayers - Dominique Easley - Rob Gronkowski.Patriots Today - Perillo's Points: Gronk will be huge against Bears. (2.36 min. video)Patriots Today - Opponent preview: Meet the Bears. (2.31 min. video)Patriots Today -…
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  • Pats Pulpit Thursday Night Football Open Thread

    Pats Pulpit Thursday Night Football Open Thread

    Come talk about Thursday Night Football with the Pulpiteers!The AFC West is up for grabs tonight as the San Diego Chargers head to Denver to take on the Broncos. At 5-2, the Chargers are coming off a disheartening loss to the divisional rival Chiefs, while the 5-1 Broncos are scorching hot.The game will be on the NFL Network and CBS at 8:25PM.The Chargers will likely be without their top two cornerbacks, which makes them extremely vulnerable to the Broncos passing attack. On the other side of the ball, Philip Rivers is in clear MVP contention and should give the stout Broncos defense…
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  • What to Do With the Patriots Receivers Aaron Dobson and Brian Tyms

    What to Do With the Patriots Receivers Aaron Dobson and Brian Tyms

    The Patriots have two athletic outside receivers. Where are they in the game plan?The Patriots 2012 second round pick Aaron Dobson was supposed to be the next great Patriots wide receiver. He certainly looked the part before an injury derailed his rookie campaign. He missed a lot of the offseason due to an injury and was clearly behind in the preseason.Brian Tyms is effectively a journeyman in his third NFL season. He has a knack for making the big play, but he was suspended for the first quarter of the season. Still, the coaches believed in him.Dobson played 31 snaps in Week 2 agains…
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    • newJoin Patriots-Bears GameDay Live chat at 12:45 p.m.
      Join the Herald's Bruce Lerch for a live chat during Sunday's Patriots-Bears game at Gillette Stadium. The GameDay Live chat will begin at 12:45 p.m. ahead of the Pats' 1 p.m. game in Foxboro. This is your chance to engage with other fans, express your opinions and just follow along as the Herald provides you added coverage of the first game in a tough stretch for the Pats.
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    • newPatriots hope to turn ’em over
      FOXBORO — When the Patriots opened this week’s game plan and flipped through pages of the Bears’ array of offensive weapons, it might have been natural to wonder, “How do we stop all of these guys?”And then they turned on the tape.The Bears’ remarkable ability to turn the ball over has neutralized an offense that dominates fantasy football lineups and video games but performs below average where it matters. As such, the Patriots’ turnover-thirsty defense could have a party tomorrow at Gillette Stadium.
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    • newPatriots Notebook: Dan Connolly follows safe road back
      FOXBORO — Dan Connolly knows the drill by now.When it comes to concussions, there’s no time to mess around, and the Patriots offensive line captain has had to deal with the head injury several times.“It kind of makes you think a bit more, but I’m feeling good and just ready to move on, get better and get back on the field,” Connolly said.
      - 16 hours ago, 24 Oct 14, 9:50pm -
    • newRob Ninkovich forced to fill several roles
      FOXBORO — With Chandler Jones out for tomorrow’s game against the Bears, Rob Ninkovich’s message is simple: Step up.“(Jones) is obviously a great player for us and it’s unfortunate that he has a little injury here,” Ninkovich said, “but I think guys are just going to have to step up. Me, myself, I’ll step up.”
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    • David Haugh: Maybe if Bears stop treating Jay Cutler like elite QB, it will help him become one
      Questions came at Jay Cutler like pass rushers Thursday at Halas Hall, each one threatening to make the Bears quarterback uncomfortable. He wasn’t.How unusual was teammate Brandon Marshall’s locker-room rant Sunday?“It wasn’t anything that caught us off guard or (was) off-putting,” Cutler answered during his first media appearance of a tumultuous week.Did Marshall cross a line or call you out personally?“No,” Cutler said. “He didn’t come near me. He didn’t say my name.”
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    • Matt Forte a handful for Patriots to stop
      FOXBORO — The Patriots have spent many game weeks praising opposing running backs, some of whom have gone on to slice up the defense either on the ground, through the air or both ways.The Patriots don’t need to be reminded of that fact after the New York Jets rushed for 218 yards last Thursday night.
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    • Jay Cutler: Brandon Marshall, teammates not on attack
      LAKE FOREST, Ill. — Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler insists receiver Brandon Marshall did not single out him or anyone else during his outburst following last week’s loss to the Miami Dolphins.“He didn’t come near me,” Cutler said yesterday. “He didn’t say my name. I don’t think he attacked anyone personally (with) what he was saying.”Cutler’s comments came on the heels of a 27-14 loss at Soldier Field that raised all sorts of questions about the leadership and direction of the team.
      - 2 days ago, 23 Oct 14, 10:39pm -
    • Alfonzo Dennard won’t take bait on old fight with Alshon Jeffery
      Patriots cornerback Alfonzo Dennard and Bears receiver Alshon Jeffery squared off in a classic matchup in the 2012 Capital One Bowl when Jeffery’s South Carolina Gamecocks defeated Dennard’s Nebraska Cornhuskers, 30-13.Jeffery had four catches for 148 yards and a touchdown before the pair were ejected in the third quarter for fighting. The matchup turned physical after their final play, and Jeffery pushed Dennard in the face before Dennard threw a punch. It ultimately ended both of their college careers.
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    • Borges: Judgment day for Patriots' defense
      FOXBORO — As often happens in these parts, the victory party began before the votes had been counted. Or even cast, for that matter.The coronation of the Patriots defense started the day Brandon Browner was signed. When Darrelle Revis was signed two days later, the Patriots hadn’t just improved their defense, they’d become in the eyes of the willingly blind or steadfastly opaque “The Greatest Defense Since The ’85 Bears!” Any suggestion at caution was viewed as high treason.
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    • Patriots Notebook: Trade does clear Akeem Ayers
      FOXBORO — New Patriots linebacker Akeem Ayers didn’t appear to know the Titans were seeking to trade him, but his ears certainly perked up when he was given the news.Ayers was a healthy scratch in five of seven games with Tennessee, and he clearly fell out of favor with new coach Ken Whisenhunt and defensive coordinator Ray Horton. That’s not easy to stomach for anyone, let alone a 2011 second-round pick who played in all 48 games over his first three seasons.A new zip code was more than welcomed by Ayers.
      - 2 days ago, 23 Oct 14, 10:23pm -

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      • newReport: Patriots Concerned That Chandler Jones Could Be Done For The Season
        Jeff Howe of the Boston Herald reports that the Patriots fear that DE Chandler Jones‘ hip injury could be bad enough to keep him out for the remainder of the 2014 regular season.According to Howe, the best case scenario for Jones right now is that he’ll miss six weeks, but New England reportedly is not optimistic about him being back sooner than later.Assuming Jones is able to return after six weeks, he would be back in time for their Week 13 match up against the Packers.Jones, 24, is already among the best pass rushers in the NFL and has recorded 26 tackles, 4.5 sacks, a forced…
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      • newPatriots have the toughest schedule over the next six weeks, WOW
        The New England Patriots are in a dog fight to keep the lead in the AFC East, but their next six games will be very difficult.  The Patriots will face six gunslingers, and boy does their schedule look rough. This week the Patriots will face Jay Cutler and the Bears who they should beat.  The […] The post Patriots have the toughest schedule over the next six weeks, WOW appeared first on NFL Draft Diamonds.
        - 4 hours ago, 25 Oct 14, 10:02am -
      • newEmmanuel Sanders almost signed a deal with the Patriots this offseason
        When Emmanuel Sanders played for the Pittsburgh Steelers and became a restricted free agent, his agent Jordan Woy signed an offer sheet with the Patriots.  The Steelers eventually matched the sheet, but the Patriots remained interested in him. His new agent Steve Weinberg told Tom Curran that he was getting contacted by the Patriots again […] The post Emmanuel Sanders almost signed a deal with the Patriots this offseason appeared first on NFL Draft Diamonds.
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      • newReport: Patriots were close to signing Emmanuel Sanders
        Tom Curran of CSN New England reports that the New England Patriots almost signed Denver Broncos wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders when he was a free agent this past offseaosn.Sanders is the one that got away. Courted by New England as a restricted free agent in 2013, the Patriots were in the mix for him when free agency opened in March of this year. But the Broncos, who spent the early days of free agency dangling a one-year offer at Sanders while chasing their prime target Brandon LaFell, came off the top rope on the Saturday after free agency began. They signed Sanders to a three-year, $18 mi…
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      • 12 year old QB phenom leads his team to playoffs on Final Play (Video)
        Some of you may have heard of Daron Bryden, because we showcase him quite a but on NFL Draft Diamonds. Well he has did it again. This week the young gunslinger led his team to a final seconds win with this throw. If you have never heard if Daron you can watch his story here, […] The post 12 year old QB phenom leads his team to playoffs on Final Play (Video) appeared first on NFL Draft Diamonds.
        - 1 day ago, 24 Oct 14, 1:52pm -
      • New England Patriots fans must see these five bold predictions for Week 8
        Anyone can pick games. Whether selecting winners or making guesses against the spread, it’s essentially an exercise in flipping a coin.But providing some specifics about what’s going to happen in a game, detailing how things are going to play out, takes some thought, imagination and guts. And it actually provides some insight into what’s going to transpire on Sunday and Monday.So with that thought in mind, here are five bold predictions for Week 8 in the NFL:***5. Mike Smith gets firedFrustration is boiling over in AtlantaThe last time a team travelled to London and played poorly,…
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      • We promise Patriots fans will enjoy Johnny Manziel’s girlfriend’s Instagram
        If Brian Hoyer struggles again this weekend you can bet we’re on the verge of seeing Johnny Manziel. Hoyer was awful last week in Jacksonville, and should he pull something similar against Oakland this weekend Johnny Cleveland will get his shot.Off the field Manziel’s antics are legendary. From partying with Gronk, to partying in Mexico, to partying in Vegas to pulling some strange tail Johnny Football is doing quite well for himself.But, apparently Manziel might be settling down. Rumors have surfaced in recent months he’s dating TCU student Colleen Crowley…And she’s pretty darn go…
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      • Shane Vereen Absent From Patriots Practice; Alan Branch Still Missing
        FOXBORO, Mass. — Shane Vereen fantasy owners, check your waiver wire.The New England Patriots running back was absent at practice on Friday for undisclosed reasons. The Patriots will release a practice participation and injury report around 4:30 detailing why the third-down back didn’t participate in the session.Defensive end Chandler Jones remains out of practice with a hip injury. Reportedly signed defensive tackle Alan Branch still hasn’t practiced with the Patriots.If Vereen can’t play on Sunday, 2014 fourth-round draft pick James White likely would take his spot on third downs.…
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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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      • Belichick declines to address Revis' reported tardiness
        In one of the least surprising plot twists of the 2014 New England Patriots season, Bill Belichick wouldn’t comment on the reported punishment doled out on Tuesday to cornerback Darrelle Revis. Belichick was asked what transpired when Revis reportedly was told not to come to Gillette Stadium after oversleeping. “Anything between me and the players is between myself and the players,” Belichick told reporters Friday. Belichick then was asked “you sent him home correct?” “I didn’t say that,” Belichick responded. A reporter asked Belichick if Revis would be further punished in Sund…
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      • Emmanuel Sanders nearly signed with Patriots
        Emmanuel Sanders' agent said Friday that the Broncos wide receiver "loved" the New England Patriots during the free agency period. Would Sanders have signed for Danny Amendola's price tag?
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      • Pats tell Darrelle Revis to stay home due to tardiness
        Bill Belichick told Darrelle Revis not to show up for practice Tuesday after the star corner was going to be late for a meeting. It's not the first time the Patriots coach has disciplined a player for being tardy.
        - 3 days ago, 22 Oct 14, 1:26pm -
      • Alan Branch, New England Patriots agree to one-year deal
        Albert Breer reported that the New England Patriots and defensive end Alan Branch have agreed to a one-year deal, according to a source apprised of the situation.
        - 4 days ago, 21 Oct 14, 6:50pm -
      • Report: Chandler Jones (hip) to miss about a month
        The Boston Globe reported Tuesday that Patriots defensive end Chandler Jones could miss "about a month" due to a hip injury, according to a league source. Jones didn't practice Tuesday.
        - 4 days ago, 21 Oct 14, 4:34pm -
      • Titans trade linebacker Akeem Ayers to Patriots
        The Tennessee Titans have traded former second-round pick Akeem Ayers to the New England Patriots. Learn about the terms of the deal and the draft picks involved.
        - 4 days ago, 21 Oct 14, 1:42pm -
      • Jonas Gray promoted from Patriots' practice squad
        The New England Patriots promoted running back Jonas Gray from their practice squad ahead of their Thursday night win against the New York Jets.
        - 9 days ago, 16 Oct 14, 12:42pm -
      • Pats' Darrelle Revis could play wide receiver vs. Jets
        When Darrelle Revis faces the Jets on Thursday, will the star Patriots cornerback be used as a wide receiver? Ian Rapoport reports that it wouldn't be a surprise to see him catch some balls.
        - 9 days ago, 16 Oct 14, 12:27pm -
      • Patriots' Jerod Mayo (knee) underwent surgery
        The extent of Jerod Mayo's knee injury wasn't known in the immediate aftermath of Sunday's game. The New England Patriots linebacker underwent surgery to repair a torn patellar tendon.
        - 9 days ago, 16 Oct 14, 8:45am -
      • Bill Parcells addresses Belichick-Jets divorce in book
        Bill Belichick was once Bill Parcells' anointed successor to coach the New York Jets, but the arrangement never came to fruition. In his new book, Parcells went into detail on why things fell apart.
        - 9 days ago, 16 Oct 14, 6:13am -
      • Darrelle Revis doesn't have insight on New York Jets
        New England Patriots cornerback Darrelle Revis is gearing up to face his former team on Thursday night. Revis said Tuesday he has too much work to do on a short week to provide info on the New York Jets.
        - 11 days ago, 14 Oct 14, 10:20am -