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With LB depth waning, Patriots visit with McClain

There's plenty of time before opening day, but the New England Patriots' depth at linebacker is already a potential blip on the radar. With news that 25-year-old Dont'a Hightower's shoulder... [Click headline for full story]
Via AFC East Daily
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Photo: Tom Brady Playing Golf with Michael Jordan

New England Patriots’ quarterback Tom Brady is whooping it up on a fabulous tropical vacation. However, it looks like he forgot to pack his golf shoes, as he is wearing a pair of high-top basketball sneakers in this group photo. Courtesy: Luke Donald Instagram Note the knee brace on Brady’s left leg. You have to wonder if he is wearing that due to a minor ding he may have received...
Via Sportsnaut
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Rolando McClain visiting Patriots

Dallas Cowboys free agent linebacker Rolando McClain is visiting the New England Patriots on Monday, reports ESPN’s Todd Archer. The Cowboys have been in contact with McClain’s agent, Pat Dye, about having him return but have not been able to close a deal.  McClain McClain faces a four-game fine for violating the NFL’s substance-abuse policy. The Cowboys acquired McClain...
Via Sports-Glory
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Patriots show interest in NFL Draft's top cornerback Trae Waynes

According to Chase Goodbread of NFL.com, the Patriots have taken an interest in the 2015 NFL Draft's top rated cornerback Michigan State's Trae Waynes. Given the losses at both corner positions, the Patriots are keying on cornerbacks, and Waynes could be the player the team decides to make a move for. Goodbread writes: 'The free-agency losses of Darrelle Revis and Brandon...
Via 60 Max Power O
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Aaron Hernandez's fiancee disposed of box after murder

Shayanna Jenkins, the fiancee of former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez, continued her testimony in court on Monday with prosecutors trying to understand more about what happened in the days and months surrounding the murder of Odin Lloyd. She has revealed very little thus far. Jenkins has either been lying or has a...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Fiancee: Trashed box at Hernandez’s request

The fiancee of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez has testified in his murder trial that she removed a box from their basement at his request the day after the slaying.
Via Philly Sports Live
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Is Bill Belichick screwing everything up for the New England Patriots?

Let me say this before I get started: Bill Belichick is the greatest coach of all time. It shouldn’t even be debatable. None of the greats — Lombardi, Shula, Walsh — had to deal with what Belichick has mastered over the last two decades. They didn’t have to work around free agency or face a league full of fully capable (for the most part) coaches. Some of the old timers may...
Via cover32
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Rodney Harrison laughs off Jets' upcoming season: They 'might win 5 games'

Former New England Patriots safety and NBC analyst Rodney Harrison is on roll. Days after saying Bill Belichick letting Darrelle Revis go to the Jets was the "right move to make," He's now bringing it to the entire Jets organzation with not-so-flattering prediction for 2015. "The Jets are, all of a sudden, on a high thinking they're going to win a championship," Harrison said...
Via 60 Max Power O
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: NFL looking into Bill Belichick's camera ideas

I guess the NFL, just like everyone else, has a hard time not listening to Bill Belichick. According to Albert Breer, the NFL has finally decided to look into Belichick’s idea for goal line cameras. The NFL will start research and development on Monday into Bill Belichick's idea to add cameras to the goal line and other areas for replay. — Albert Breer (@AlbertBreer) March...
Via cover32
1 day ago  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Stevan Ridley, Draft, Dolphins, Patriots

Stevan Ridley Mike Reiss of ESPN Boston reports that free agent RB Stevan Ridley is scheduled to make his first visits next week. However, Reiss doesn’t say who he’ll be meeting with. Draft Rand Getlin reports that Miami (Ohio) CB Quinten Rollins is scheduled to work out for the Cowboys, Browns, Lions, and Panthers. Dolphins Omar Kelly ... The post NFL Notes: Stevan Ridley...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
1 day ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Tom Brady plays pickup basketball with a trash-talking Michael Jordan

What’s better than watching Tom Brady play basketball? Watching Tom Brady play basketball with a 50-year-old, trash-talking Michael Jordan. Just watch. It takes a lot of balls to play with Jordan, even now. That guy hasn’t stopped competing since the day he was born. But I guess that’s pretty much how Tom Brady works, too. You may also be interested in: WATCH: Tom Brady...
Via cover32
1 day ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: MJ, Tom Brady play pickup game in Bahamas

Tom Brady’s vacation has been quite eventful thus far. He recently jumped off a cliff in Costa Rica, and has now followed that up by playing pickup basketball against the GOAT—Michael Jordan—in the Bahamas. Check out Jordan putting the moves on one poor guy, and then proceeding to calmly drain a stepback jumper right in his face. Some things never change. A video...
Via The Sports Daily
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Rodney Harrison: Letting Revis walk 'was the right move to make'

Former New England Patriots safety and current NBC analyst Rodney Harrison says Bill Belichick, as unpopular as his decision may be, made the right move in letting cornerback Darrelle Revis bolt for the New York Jets. His reasoning is quite simple - effectively replacing a great shutdown corner takes a great defensive front to relentlessly pressure the QB, negating the need...
Via 60 Max Power O
2 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Tom Brady jumps off tall cliff in Costa Rica

If you are a New England Patriots fan, you might want to look away. Tom Brady decided to channel his inner thrill-seeker while vacationing in Costa Rica with his family. The three-time Super Bowl MVP put on a show for his wife, Gisele, and children by jumping off what appeared to be at least a...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Rob Gronkowski is having a blast on vacation in Miami (VIDEO)

Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski is in Miami for the Ultra Music Festival, which began on Friday night. And even though the weekend has just begun, he’s already been partying his face off. Gronk and some of his closest friends rented a yacht and got things popping. The Patriots tight end made sure to show off some new dance moves—which basically looked like a combination...
Via The Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Rob Gronkowski’s Spring Break Yacht Vacay in Miami

It is not a surprise at all to find New England Patriots’ tight end Rob Gronkowski in Miami—the Spring Break capitol of the world—doing all things Gronk. Looks like he is kicking off the Ultra Music Festival early by jumping aboard this amazing yacht and partying with 50 or so of his closest friends. Champagne showers anyone? Some old guy spraying Gronk with champagne on a...
Via Sportsnaut
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Fiancée takes stand at Aaron Hernandez's murder trial

The fiancée of Aaron Hernandez took the stand in his murder trial Friday. Shayanna Jenkins, who was granted immunity by the court in February, was called by the prosecution to testify in front of a judge. According to The Boston Globe, Jenkins was asked about the conversations she had with the former New England Patriots tight end after Odin Lloyd’s body was found in June...
Via NESN.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL owners chose cost over game integrity

The NFL owners meetings were certainly anti-climactic. Entering the week it was believed that the use of replay would be expanded in some way, but what way was up in the air with multiple proposals on the docket.  New and improved replay procedures could've possibly included the review of personal fouls, illegal hits and penalties to name a few.  Or it could've included the suggestions...
Via Football By Football
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Aaron Hernandez once peed on taxi, flipped on Greg Bedard over it

Aaron Hernandez is not a very good person. Given all that we have heard about the former New England Patriots tight end in recent years, we feel confident saying that. Former Boston Globe writer Greg Bedard reinforced that opinion a bit more this week. Bedard, now with Sports Illustrated, wrote about some of his experiences...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

New England Patriots Who Must Step Up in 2015

Roster turnover in the NFL is inevitable and no one knows this better than the New England Patriots, who have put together the best record in the...
Via Athlon Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Belichick went on profane tirade over NFL’s stinginess

Bill Belichick was not happy that one of his NFL playing rule proposals was tabled for research. Belichick wants the league to install fixed cameras to all boundary lines to aid instant replay, but the NFL previously has said it would be too costly to carry out. Belichick went on a profanity-laced tirade against the league during the NFL Annual Meeting over his proposed change...
Via NESN.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Goodell: DeflateGate investigation 'near the end'

It’s been two months since the AFC Championship Game, which means it’s been two months since the begin of DeflateGate. The NFL’s investigation into whether the New England Patriots used deflated footballs in their blowout win over the Indianapolis Colts continues, and there’s no sign of the investigation coming to an end any time soon. However, NFL commissioner Roger Goodell...
Via NESN.com
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Gronk Celebrates Arizona’s Sweet 16 Berth With A Photo Of A Cat On His Head

Rob Gronkowski, affectionately known as “Gronk” to New England Patriots fans, got his start at Arizona, where he played for the Wildcats for three seasons. So it should come as no surprise that the Super Bowl champion is pumped up about his alma mater’s basketball team reaching the Sweet 16 after Saturday’s victory over Ohio State. The method he chose to celebrate, however...
Via College Spun
8 days ago  |  Discuss
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