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  • newPatriots snag Tyler Gaffney off waivers from Panthers

    Patriots snag Tyler Gaffney off waivers from Panthers

    The Panthers didn’t really need sixth-round running back Tyler Gaffney this year anyway, so when he was injured recently, stashing him on IR made sense. But the Patriots had other ideas. According to Adam Schefter of ESPN, the Patriots claimed Gaffney off waivers, even though he needs season-ending knee surgery. It’s similar to their 2012…
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  • Kraft wants L.A. team within 2-3 years

    Kraft wants L.A. team within 2-3 years

    When it comes to talking about putting franchises in London or Los Angeles, the league routinely creates a sense of urgency that, when it comes to acting on it, doesn’t seem to actually exist. Appearing Friday on ESPN’s SportsCenter, Patriots owner Robert Kraft said that a return to L.A. “within the next two to three…
    - 3 days ago, 26 Jul 14, 5:08am -
  • Patriots release TE Nate Byham

    Patriots release TE Nate Byham

    Less than a week after signing tight end Nate Byham, the Patriots have let him go. The club released Byham on Friday, five days after adding the ex-Buccaneers tight end to their roster. The move leaves the Patriots with one open roster spot. They have five tight ends: Rob Gronkowski, Michael Hoomanawanui, Justin Jones, Asa…
    - 3 days ago, 25 Jul 14, 2:41pm -
  • Rob Gronkowski: I’m not changing my style one bit

    Rob Gronkowski: I’m not changing my style one bit

    Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski’s right knee is feeling well enough that the Patriots felt confident that he didn’t need to start training camp on the Physically Unable to Perform list, but Gronkowski said Friday that isn’t the same thing as being 100 percent. Gronkowski expects to be limited in practice when the team is…
    - 3 days ago, 25 Jul 14, 10:47am -
  • Belichick on Jerod Mayo: He’s the guy that the team revolves around

    Belichick on Jerod Mayo: He’s the guy that the team revolves around

    There’s been a big focus on the health of tight end Rob Gronkowski this offseason, something that makes sense given how much better the New England offense was when Gronk was in the lineup last season than it was when he was out of action. Gronkowski wasn’t the only key member of the Patriots to…
    - 3 days ago, 25 Jul 14, 10:18am -
  • How PFT’s power rankings stack up with Vegas Super Bowl odds

    How PFT’s power rankings stack up with Vegas Super Bowl odds

    You may have seen that Dolphins coach Joe Philbin doesn’t agree with PFT placing his club next-to-last in our preseason power rankings. “I don’t think he knows the guys in our locker room or the guys that come to work in this building every single day from top to bottom,” Philbin said of PFT putting…
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  • Belichick doesn’t get the NFL’s emphasis on certain rules

    Belichick doesn’t get the NFL’s emphasis on certain rules

    Every offseason the NFL tells its officials about certain rules that will be emphasized that season — rules that haven’t actually changed, but that the league thinks officials need to call more strictly, or more consistently. Patriots coach Bill Belichick doesn’t like that. Belichick says that if the NFL is changing a rule, it makes…
    - 3 days ago, 25 Jul 14, 8:36am -
  • Judge rejects Hernandez motion to dismiss Odin Lloyd murder charges

    Judge rejects Hernandez motion to dismiss Odin Lloyd murder charges

    Behind bars for more than a year as he awaits trial for the murder of Odin Lloyd, Hernandez will remain in jail a little longer. Or a lot longer. According to the Associated Press, Judge Susan Garsh has denied a motion to dismiss the charge. She concluded that probable cause exists based on the evidence…
    - 3 days ago, 25 Jul 14, 7:45am -
  • Saints host is a Parcells impersonator

    Saints host is a Parcells impersonator

    Two years ago, Hall of Famer Bill Parcells nearly served as the interim head coach for the Saints.  In 2014, Parcells will be at Saints training camp. Sort of. West Virginia coal baron Jim Justice, the billionaire who owns The Greenbrier, is a Parcells doppleganger.  And Justice has been known to have some fun with…
    - 4 days ago, 24 Jul 14, 7:12pm -
  • Hernandez’s first murder trial moved to January

    Hernandez’s first murder trial moved to January

    Whenever a headline about a guy’s upcoming murder trial contains the term “first,” that’s not good. For former Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez, the first of two murder trial has been moved from October 2014 to January 2015.  Specifically, jury selection begins on January 3, and the trial starts on January 9. Whenever the trial…
    - 5 days ago, 23 Jul 14, 9:54am -

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  • new2014 Auction Draft Bargains
    All the cool kids love auctions and they may be onto something. Auctions open the possibilities of constructing your team exactly how you'd like. What if you want LeSean McCoy and Jamaal Charles? That's never going to happen in redraft. Fantasy football expert Stephen Englert offers a long list of excellent bargains for your auction needs.
    - 9 hours ago, 28 Jul 14, 8:12am -
  • PATRIOTS NEWSWIRE: Camp Recap
    Gronk returns, Revis adjusting to being a Patriot, and Browner not changing his ways.
    - 1 day ago, 27 Jul 14, 3:17pm -
  • Fantasy Football Weekly - July 27
    Introducing a new weekly column where we recap all the noteworthy news from the past week to get you caught up. Everything you need to know in one place! All things Fantasy Football! This week's review covers everything from July 20 to July 26.
    - 1 day ago, 27 Jul 14, 11:55am -
  • Mock Draft World Championship Pick Breakdown
    Submit unlimited entries into the Mock Draft World Championship to win the Grand Prize of $5,000! Fantasy football expert Ryan Foley breaks down all 20 of his draft picks. Pictured above, Green Bay WR Jordy Nelson, was his second-round choice.
    - 2 days ago, 27 Jul 14, 3:37am -
  • Dr. Roto’s Exclusive TE Rankings
    Dr. Roto’s Exclusive TE Rankings: The following format was used to come up with my overall point total: 1 point per reception, 6 pts per TD, 0.1 x yards receiving
    - 2 days ago, 26 Jul 14, 12:02pm -
  • Revis: Being a Patriot awesome in a weird way
    Now on the other side of a bitter AFC East rivalry, All-Pro cornerback Darrelle Revis is relishing his first few days of training camp with the New England Patriots.
    - 2 days ago, 26 Jul 14, 11:17am -
  • Inside The Toolbox: Contract Year Players
    Money isn't everything, but it can of course be a premium motivator in life. Fantasy football expert Stephen Englert takes us INSIDE THE TOOLBOX, a series which covers the history and validity of FFToolbox's world famous tools, to analyze the pros and cons behind the strategy of targeting CONTRACT YEAR PLAYERS.
    - 6 days ago, 22 Jul 14, 9:47am -
  • 2014 Fantasy Football Breakout Sleepers
    Fantasy football expert Larry Gold highlights a number of players that are going to blow up and reach higher levels of success. If you want to win, draft these gems to your roster!
    - 6 days ago, 22 Jul 14, 6:44am -
  • Rex Ryan: Patriots 'need to worry about us'
    After another offseason filled with drama and finger pointing between the Jets and the Patriots, Rex Ryan is pumped up for this season. The Jets’ head coach thinks that New England needs to worry about the Jets in 2014, especially after the latest rumors of the team in Foxborough acquiring New York’s playbooks.
    - 7 days ago, 21 Jul 14, 8:24am -
  • Capitalizing on ADP value from injuries Pt. 1
    Last year's injuries often leads to declining average draft position the following year. Players who were once known commodities become riddled with risk and its easy to lose sight of how good they once were. This holds true for the following players who represent excellent value in your upcoming drafts.
    - 8 days ago, 20 Jul 14, 11:56am -

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  • newPatriots claim RB Gaffney off waivers (The SportsXchange)
    The New England Patriots claimed rookie running back Tyler Gaffney off waivers from Carolina on Monday. Gaffney, 23, was originally drafted by the Panthers in the sixth round of the 2014 draft out of Stanford. He was injured in training camp and was released by the Panthers on July 27. The 6-foot, 220-pound Gaffney started all 14 games for Stanford during his senior season, finishing with 330 rushing attempts for 1,709 yards and 21 rushing touchdowns.
    - 2 hours ago, 28 Jul 14, 3:58pm -
  • newSmith wants Bucs to embrace the heat (The SportsXchange)
    Lovie Smith had heard stories about the oppressive heat the three Florida teams often have to endure during training camp, and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers' first-year head coach experienced it first hand on Monday with the heat index approaching 100 degrees. And he wasn't even wearing pads like the Bucs' players, but Smith has constructed practice times to get the players accustomed to the type of heat they will face during home games early in the season. The Bucs have the day off from on-field work tomorrow, although Smith expects some players to show up to work out or squeeze in additional fi…
    - 2 hours ago, 28 Jul 14, 3:19pm -
  • newPatriots claim injured Panthers rookie running back Gaffney off waivers (Shutdown Corner)
    The Carolina Panthers tried to sneak an injured player through waivers. They should have known the New England Patriots would not allow that to happen. Panthers sixth-round pick Tyler Gaffney, a running back out of Stanford, had opened eyes this offseason but went down early in camp with a torn left meniscus in his knee. But instead of carrying him on the roster for the remainder of camp before placing him on injured reserve, per NFL rules, the Panthers gambled and tried to waive him first before re-signing him as a way of freeing up a roster spot and saving a few bucks. Basically, the Pan…
    - 3 hours ago, 28 Jul 14, 2:50pm -
  • newWith big raise, Rudolph ready for bigger year (The Associated Press)
    The Minnesota Vikings have pledged to make Kyle Rudolph a larger part of their offense for, well, his whole career. ''It's an honor to know that they have the faith in me and the trust in me to instill that value in me, and I'm going to do everything I can to go out on the field and perform at that level,'' Rudolph said between practices on Monday, after signing a five-year contract extension the night before. He added: ''I want to be the best tight end in the NFL, and that's why I go out every day to work the way that I do.'' The Vikings were enamored enough with the soft-handed, slender Ru…
    - 3 hours ago, 28 Jul 14, 2:19pm -
  • newManningham back with Giants, with no guarantees (The Associated Press)
    EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) -- Mario Manningham attended his first NFL training camp in 2008 as a third-round draft pick of the New York Giants, basically secured of his place on the team's opening day roster.
    - 4 hours ago, 28 Jul 14, 1:28pm -
  • newRaiders sign S Deering (The SportsXchange)
    The Oakland Raiders signed free agent safety Jeremy Deering, the team announced Monday. Deering was originally signed by the New England Patriots as an undrafted free agent in May before being waived later in the month.
    - 5 hours ago, 28 Jul 14, 12:11pm -
  • newCalvin Pace latest Jet to puff out his chest: 'We’re the best' defense in NFL (Shutdown Corner)
    If the New York Jets are going to go down, there are going with their egos riding high. Shortly after Dee Milliner, who was roundly tested by opposing quarterbacks as a rookie, proclaimed himself the best cornerback in the NFL , his defensive teammate had some more boastful things to say. [ Smack talk season is back at Yahoo Sports: Sign up and play free Fantasy Football! ] Calvin Pace was less about self and more about team, but equally as bold, when he told the New York Daily News that the Jets are owners of the best defense in the NFL. “(Compared to) the rest of the defenses in…
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  • newTeam Report - NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS (The SportsXchange)
    Gronkowski not totally ready for practice yet
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  • newTeam Report - ATLANTA FALCONS (The SportsXchange)
    White done, Jones deal is up next
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  • newTeam Report - CINCINNATI BENGALS (The SportsXchange)
    Fans stoke Dalton debate: 'A.J. to A.J.' is future
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  • newPatriots Swipe Running Back Tyler Gaffney from the Panthers

    Patriots Swipe Running Back Tyler Gaffney from the Panthers

    The Patriots have picked up a free draft pick in Tyler Gaffney through waivers.The Patriots played the long game and double dipped at running back in this draft. After selecting James White in the fourth round, the Patriots managed to get sixth round pick Tyler Gaffney off waivers.Gaffney, a 5'11, 220 pound bruiser out of Stanford, was selected by the Carolina Panthers in the sixth round of the 2014 NFL Draft. He tore his meniscus in camp and the team tried to stash him on the Injured Reserve. In a moment of Jake Ballard-like clarity, Bill Belichick snagged Gaffney off the waiver wire.…
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  • newNew England Patriots Training Camp: Weekend One Thoughts and Analysis

    New England Patriots Training Camp: Weekend One Thoughts and Analysis

    At this point of the summer, you certainly know the main storylines revolving around the New England Patriots. Fantastic writers such as Mike Reiss, Ben Volin, and plenty of others are all covering what's going on at training camp, but there are a handful of roster battles and performances that are flying under-the-radar. Here are some of my own observations after attending each public training camp practice this summer:The long snapper competition is realDanny Aiken has been New England's long snapper for the past three seasons, but after struggling with reliability last year, the coa…
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  • newNew England Patriots Links 7/28/14 - Competition, Position Battles Heat Up

    New England Patriots Links 7/28/14 - Competition, Position Battles Heat Up

    Daily News and Links for 7/28/14TEAM TALK Andy Hart blogs from camp, Day 4: Tom Brady stepped back his reps a bit on Sunday as the younger quarterbacks got more chances to shine. Erik Scalavino Sunday Camp Notes: Edelman happy to return; Develin getting it done. The Patriots announced the training camp practice schedule for the week of July 28. Jeremie Smith reports from California to Florida, and throughout New England, nearly 46,000 fans flock to Foxborough through first weekend of Camp. Press Pass - Julian Edelman & Stevan Ridley gearing up for 2014. (1.55 min. video) Photo…
    - 10 hours ago, 28 Jul 14, 7:14am -
  • Patriots Training Camp Open Thread: Day 4

    Patriots Training Camp Open Thread: Day 4

    Open thread and preview for the fourth day of Patriots training camp.This morning, the New England Patriots will take the field for their second straight day of full-pads work. This morning's session will once again begin at 9:15 AM and is open to the public.  For more information on attending the session, you can call the Patriots' training camp hotline at 508-549-0001.Roster Update:The Patriots activated defensive tackle Tommy Kelly from the PUP list yesterday, and he was a limited participant in practice.What to Watch:The running back competition seems to be shaking itself o…
    - 1 day ago, 27 Jul 14, 6:22am -
  • New England Patriots Links 7/27/14 - Training Camp Review: Day 3

    New England Patriots Links 7/27/14 - Training Camp Review: Day 3

    Daily News and Links for 7/27/14TEAM TALK Paul Perillo blogs from camp, Day 3: The pads came on for the first time and physicality was on the rise. Patriots Today - Day 3 Training Camp Notebook: Pads are on. (2.26 min. video) Patriots Today - Happy Birthday Danny Nickerson! (1.07 min. video) Patriots Press Pass- Browner, others discuss being back in pads. (2.06 min. video) Photos - Patriots Training Camp - Day 3.LOCAL LINKS Mike Reiss and Lee Schechter pass along their observations from Day 3: Who's winning 1-on-1s? Standouts included Chandler Jones and Dan Connolly. Mike R…
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  • Patriots Training Camp Open Thread: Day 3

    Patriots Training Camp Open Thread: Day 3

    Open thread and preview for the third day of Patriots training camp.And so it begins.  After holding their first two practice sessions in shells and shorts, the Patriots will be in full pads for the first time for this, day three of training camp. This morning's session will begin at 9:15 AM and is once again open to the public.  For more information on attending the session, you can call the Patriots' training camp hotline at 508-549-0001.Roster Update:The Patriots released tight end Nate Byham yesterday, trimming the roster back to 89 players.What to Watch:We'll keep an eye on…
    - 2 days ago, 26 Jul 14, 6:24am -
  • New England Patriots Links 7/26/14 - Training Camp Review: Day 2

    New England Patriots Links 7/26/14 - Training Camp Review: Day 2

    Daily News and Links for 7/26/14TEAM TALKErik Scalavino blogs from camp, Day 2: The D gets the better of the O, for the most part.Paul Perillo Friday Notebook: Gronkowski is excited to be back and doesn't intend to change his style.All Access - Training Camp and more. (18.53 min. video) /Pretty funny opening.Press Conference - Bill Belichick (15.20 min.)Patriots Today - Kenbrell Thompkins building trust with Tom Brady. (1.46 min. video)Patriots Today - Gronkowski happy to be back. (8.21 min. video)Patriots Today - Thoughts from Patriots Training Camp: Day 2. (1.46 min.…
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  • Grading Tom Brady: Strengths and Weaknesses

    Grading Tom Brady: Strengths and Weaknesses

    Tom Brady is under the microscope- what can we learn about him from last season's performance?ESPN and Pro Football Focus combined to start the off-season storyline of Tom Brady's decline. Their primary focus was on how he adjusted and handled pressure and how his ability to handle pressure has disappeared over the past few seasons.Pro Football Focus now, on their own, has been running through their numbers and have self-published some facts regarding Brady's 2013 season- and there's plenty of positives to take away.Some highlights:Brady was best in the league on second down and mi…
    - 3 days ago, 25 Jul 14, 9:30am -

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    • newPatriots defensive backs train together in Phoenix
      FOXBORO — The downpour began as practice was about to end for the Patriots on Sunday.It was nothing like the conditions in Arizona where four New England defensive backs had prepared for training camp."You play football in whatever the weather is," cornerback Logan Ryan said after he and his teammates scurried for shelter Sunday.Even if it's 110 degrees and dry. That's the way he remembers it when he and three teammates worked out for about two weeks in Phoenix.
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    • newStevan Ridley in running for new deal
      FOXBORO — If this is Stevan Ridley’s last run with the Patriots, he sure wants to make it count.The intense competition among the running backs will continue for the next six weeks in preparation for the regular-season opener in Miami, and Ridley has been a prime example of the euphoric highs and soul-searching lows that ball carriers will experience.
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    • newPatriots Notebook: Happy returns for Julian Edelman
      FOXBORO — Even through Julian Edelman’s rapid emergence as Tom Brady’s favorite wide receiver, the artist informally known as Minitron doesn’t want to relinquish the role that initially landed him an NFL gig.Since Edelman’s rookie year with the Patriots in 2009, his punt return average of 12.4 yards ranks second to Devin Hester among those with at least 30 attempts. Basically, he’s one of the best in the business at one of the sport’s most difficult and dangerous assignments.
      - 21 hours ago, 27 Jul 14, 9:00pm -
    • newJames Develin won’t get close to comfort
      FOXBORO — It looks as if James Develin may have finally found a more permanent spot in professional football, but given his career path to date, excuse him for not feeling settled in just yet.Through the first few days of training camp, Develin has had looks as the third tight end in addition to fullback, his position last year. That versatility has him on the inside track to make the team again, something that isn’t always automatic.
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    • Official word: Patriots defense might be over-ruled
      As we heard via former NFL vice president of officiating Mike Pereira, the league plans on emphasizing, or more to the point, reemphasizing illegal contact and defensive holding this season. Some have called it the “Legion of Boom” rule, given its main target appears to be the Super Bowl champion Seahawks, who stifled Peyton Manning and the league’s No. 1 offense during the championship game in February.
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    • Rookie running back James White justifies love
      FOXBORO — On Thursday, Patriots running backs coach Ivan Fears told the Herald that it’s hard not to love James White, but held off on a full endorsement because the rookie hadn’t yet done anything in pads.Well, it looks like the honeymoon isn’t over quite yet because White looked good during the team’s first full-pads training camp workout yesterday in front of 13,819 fans at Gillette Stadium’s practice fields.
      - 2 days ago, 26 Jul 14, 9:00pm -
    • Darrelle Revis a big hit on first contact day
      FOXBORO — Cornerback Darrelle Revis looked like an underpaid $12 million man yesterday during the Patriots’ third practice of training camp.The three-time first-team All-Pro again terrorized Tom Brady and the Pats offense, with the rounds of friendly fire serving as both an eerie reminder of his days with the Jets and a super shot of adrenaline from the thoughts of what lies ahead.
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    • Patriots Notebook: Garoppolo learns to handle bumps
      FOXBORO — Patriots rookie quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo was predictably well-received by the massive crowd that filed through the gates of the Gillette Stadium practice fields yesterday.
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    • Experts fear Rob Gronkowski will be targeted low
      FOXBORO — The Patriots should fear Rob Gronkowski’s knees will have a bull’s-eye on them this season.There is an unsettling feeling among those who have played the game that Gronkowski won’t be able to endure a full slate of games thanks to now being an easier mark for rival defensive backs. The overwhelming concern is the Patriots all-world tight end will again be the victim of a blow to his surgically repaired right knee when he returns to game action.
      - 2 days ago, 26 Jul 14, 8:52pm -

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      • newPatriots steal draft pick from Carolina
        The New England Patriots on Monday claimed rookie running back Tyler Gaffney off waivers after the Carolina Panthers tried to sneak their sixth-round pick through waivers and onto injured reserve. Gaffney suffered a knee injury over the weekend that will require surgery. He’ll miss the season, but when he returns, he’ll wear New England’s red, […]The post Patriots steal draft pick from Carolina appeared first on NFL Draft Diamonds.
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      • newPatriots Release LB Josh Hull
         The Patriots release LB Josh Hull to make room for RB Tyler Gaffney, who was claimed off of waivers from the Panthers on Monday, per Brian McIntyre.Hull, 26, was a seventh-round draft pick of the St. Louis Rams back in 2010. He spent three seasons with the Rams before he was waived in October of last year.Hull later caught on with the Redskins and would go on to appear in 11 games last season. He totaled 14 tackles last year while contributing mainly on special teams.The post Patriots Release LB Josh Hull appeared first on NFL Trade Rumors -.
        - 3 hours ago, 28 Jul 14, 2:29pm -
      • newPatriots Rumors: James White gets most touches at camp
        The New England Patriots have had a slew of viable starting running backs for the past few seasons. In fact, the team had so many runners this off-season that they opted to release their goal-line specialist, LeGarrette Blount, to Free Agency (he was ultimately signed by the Steelers). With Shane Vereen, Stevan Ridley, and Brandon Bolden all still in the mix, it was surprising that the team opted to draft running back James White in the fourth round. Even more surprising is that, according to Boston.com, White received the most touches of any running back at practice this Sunday.#45354685…
        - 6 hours ago, 28 Jul 14, 11:03am -
      • newPatriots sign two wideouts, waive one in Greg Orton
        According to Mike Reiss of ESPN Boston, the New England Patriots made several roster moves signing receivers Cole Stanford and Brian Tyms.The Patriots also waived receiver Greg Orton, who was injured and carted off on Friday after tearing his Achilles' tendon in Friday's training camp session.Reiss writes:'Both Stanford and Tyms are long shots to earn a roster spot, but they add important depth to fill out the roster during training camp and preseason games. Stanford is an undrafted free agent, while Tyms, who entered the NFL as an undrafted free agent in 2012, played in seven games l…
        - 10 hours ago, 28 Jul 14, 7:36am -
      • newAaron Dobson among top 2014 NFL Sleepers
        The title is 2014 NFL Sleepers because that’s what you’ll Google, what you’ll open and what you want to read about heading into your draft, but you’ve likely read enough experts by now telling you that more than anything we’re simply looking for players who are providing draft day value. Top 2014 NFL Sleepers: Breakouts Aaron Dobson is set to play a big role in the New England passing game. Assuming his foot gets right, a 16 game season from Dobson as one of New England’s more targeted receivers should yield solid results (Photo: Steven Senne/Associated Press). Aaron Dobson, WR, N…
        - 14 hours ago, 28 Jul 14, 3:45am -
      • newWhat on Earth Could Get New England Patriots QB Ryan Mallett So Excited?
        During a break during practice over the weekend New England Patriots quarterback Ryan Mallet was seen literally jumping for joy over with the fans. Hmmm....I wonder why....Could it be because the team traded that Brady guy and was naming him the No. 1 quarterback? Did his jersey sales surpass RGIII's?Did he find Waldo? No, but he....via Imgur....did get his jersey signed by Tom Brady!via RedditWay to make his day Tom. Way to make his day. Loading...
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      • newMonday web roundup: New England Patriots
        Contract year in back of Stevan Ridley's mind >Training camp day 4 snapshots >Rob Gronkowski increases workload in camp >WR Greg Orton cut 2 days after injury >Pats DBs got head start on training camp by working together in Arizona >Caserio: Patriots ready to take “good” with “bad” on Jimmy Garoppolo >WR Julian Edelman: ‘Confidence is built through execution’ > Rick Ross meets Robert Kraft, jokes that he needs 1-year contract >
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      • New England Patriots Training Camp: DB Branon Browner Lowers the Boom on Rookie RB James White
        The New England Patriots were not real happy when they lost Aqib Talib during the off-season, but they were ecstatic when they were able to sign former Seattle Seahawks defensive back Brandon Browner. As a former member of the Legion of Boom what he is capable of is no secret. Any secondary would be glad to have him.But there is just something about seeing him lay the boom on someone for the first time wearing your team's jersey, right Patriots fans?@PATRIOTSdotCOMRookie running back James White would have probably prefered not to be his first victim.... Loading...
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      • Rick Ross Meets Patriots’ Owner Robert Kraft
        Me and Robert Kraft negotiating me a 1 yr deal #MaxContract | @wingstop @belairerose @mCigs pic.twitter.com/LXevUl9Fxq — Mastermind (@rickyrozay) July 27, 2014 Certainly not a pair that you expect to see together, but Rick Ross and New England Patriots’ owner Robert Kraft seemed to be talking about something quite intently. Though there is a 0% […]The post Rick Ross Meets Patriots’ Owner Robert Kraft appeared first on Diehardsport.
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      • Rob Gronkowski participated in 11 on 11 drills
        Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski admitted last week that he’s still not 100 percent healthy as he continues to recover from ACL surgery.The good news is that Gronk participated in 11 on 11 drills on Sunday.During drills that were about 3/4 speed. RT @NFL_ATL: Rob Gronkowski taking 11-on-11 snaps during Sunday's … http://t.co/MzUnVZQIuM— Albert Breer (@AlbertBreer) July 27, 2014 var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; Loading... ZergNetThe post Rob Gronkowski participated in 11 on 11 drills appeared first on Pro Football Zone.
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      • newPatriots claim running back Tyler Gaffney off waivers
        New England Patriots claimed running back Tyler Gaffney off waivers on Monday. The sixth-round pick out of Stanford was placed on waivers by the Carolina Panthers.
        - 3 hours ago, 28 Jul 14, 2:44pm -
      • Kenbrell Thompkins earns praise from Brady, Belichick
        Tom Brady and Bill Belichick took turns showering praise on wide receiver Kenbrell Thompkins after Thursday's practice. Can Thompkins lead the team in receiving this season?
        - 3 days ago, 25 Jul 14, 8:50am -
      • Rob Gronkowski cleared to play, will avoid Pats' PUP
        Coach Bill Belichick announced Wednesday that Rob Gronkowski has been cleared to play and will avoid the PUP list. How big is this news for the New England Patriots?
        - 5 days ago, 23 Jul 14, 5:50am -
      • Jets' Rex Ryan: Patriots 'need to worry about us'
        Rex Ryan doesn't seem too concerned about the New York Jets' position in the AFC East. If anything, the coach believes the New England Patriots are the ones who should be worried. Is Ryan right?
        - 8 days ago, 20 Jul 14, 6:51am -
      • Patriots' Rob Gronkowski plans to play whole season
        New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski has missed large portions of the past two seasons. Gronk is determined to play the Patriots' full slate in 2014 -- no matter how far the team goes.
        - 9 days ago, 19 Jul 14, 6:51am -
      • Goodell, Kraft talk possibility of teams in L.A., London
        During a "TNF" panel held in Beverly Hills, it didn't take long for Roger Goodell to be pressed about a team returning to Los Angeles. But where does Patriots owner Robert Kraft see a franchise headed?
        - 11 days ago, 17 Jul 14, 6:17pm -
      • AFC East Training Camp Preview: 3 things to watch
        Geno Smith vs. Michael Vick? Will Rob Gronkowski be healthy for Week 1? Who will start at wide receiver for the Buffalo Bills? We break down the AFC East training camps' biggest questions.
        - 11 days ago, 17 Jul 14, 6:00am -
      • Patriots' Armond Armstead announces retirement
        New England Patriots defensive lineman Armond Armstead announced his retirement on Wednesday. Armstead signed with the Patriots last February after spending one season with the CFL's Toronto Argonauts.
        - 12 days ago, 16 Jul 14, 12:53pm -
      • Tom Brady most consistent 'Top 100' presence since '11
        "The Top 100 Players of 2014" countdown is over. Peyton Manning is king this season, but a look at the history of the program tells us the QB's longtime rival is the series' biggest star.
        - 18 days ago, 10 Jul 14, 9:06am -
      • Aaron Dobson optimistic about readiness for Pats camp
        Aaron Dobson said he's working toward returning to the field when the New England Patriots open training camp. Coming off foot surgery the receiver was noncommittal, but spoke optimistically.
        - 19 days ago, 9 Jul 14, 8:10am -