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Report: 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...
Via Pro Football Zone
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

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...
Via cover32 - Patriots
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

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...
Via cover32 - Patriots
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

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...
Via NESN.com
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

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.
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Are The New England Patriots Ready to be Tested?

Brandon Browner #39 and Devin McCourty #32 of the New England Patriots react during the fourth quarter against the New York Jets at Gillette Stadium. (Mandatory Credit: Jared Wickerham/Getty Images) After seven weeks the New England Patriots find themselves in a familiar situation: on top of the AFC East. Despite a shocking week one second-half meltdown in Miami in week one, the...
Via The Sports Journal
1 day ago  |  Discuss

ESPN on potential Tom Brady trade

Photo courtesy of ESPN.comDid the headline give you a heart attack? Now that I have your attention, take a few deep breaths Patriot fans. R-E-L-A-X. Tom Brady has not been traded... FOR NOW.It makes you wonder how much longer we can expect to see Brady in a Patriots uniform? As an organization, the Patriots are always evaluating "value". Many Brady haters would say...
Via Patriots Life
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Gary Tanguay: Pats could lose division, fails at basic math

Your browser does not support iframes.Comcast SportsNet's Gary Tanguay said yesterday that he thinks there is a legitimate chance the Patriots could lose the AFC East to either the Bills or Dolphins because of injuries sustained to Jerod Mayo, Chandler Jones and Stevan Ridley.I played the won-loss game -- which, of course, is a crap-shoot, but it’s all I’ve got to work with...
Via Patriots Life
1 day ago  |  Discuss

New England Patriots: Revis absence was disservice to team

Earlier this week, the New England Patriots star cornerback, Darrelle Revis, was late to practice, and consequently was sent home. It has been the Patriots policy to send their players home for being late, no matter who the player is. Back in 2007, Randy Moss (among others) was sent home after showing up late. If Moss was sent home, it should come as no surprise that Bill Belichick...
Via isportsweb.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

New England Patriots: four keys against the Bears

The New England Patriots (5-2) look to continue their winning streak in week 8 against the Chicago Bears (3-4). The game is at 1:00 on Sunday at Gillette Stadium and will be aired on FOX. The next six games for the Patriots will determine what caliber team this really is. Starting with the Bears lethal passing attack, the Patriots then move on to play Peyton Manning and the Broncos...
Via isportsweb.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Darrelle Revis sent home for being late, misses practice

Darrelle Revis' absence from Tuesday's practice confused many people.He didn't appear to have suffered an injury in the team's last game against the Jets, and no explanation was given.According to the latest report from Boston Globe NFL writer, Ben Volin, the star cornerback was sent home by his coach for being late. Per @BenVolin, Bill Belichick sent Revis home...
Via Patriots Life
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch: OCC Making A New England Patriots Custom Chopper

(Youtube) This bike is a custom; one of a kind Orange County Chopper [OCC] signed by OCC Founder, Paul Teutul Sr. and includes Patriots details as well as the logos from Metro SWAT and Boston Fire Department. The gas tank is a three dimensional reproduction of the New England Patriots Football Team logo made entirely at OCC using our state of the art CNC machining and individually...
Via The Awesome Boston
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Akeem Ayers, Alan Branch Will Help Patriots’ Run Defense At A Major Cost

The New England Patriots made the 2014 version of Chris Johnson look like vintage CJ2K just six short days ago, but after a major injury and two savvy acquisitions, their ability to stop the run might be the defense’s strength. Over the last week, the Patriots placed Jerod Mayo on injured reserve, gave up 218 rushing yards to the New York Jets and reportedly lost Chandler Jones...
Via NESN.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

A case for why the New England Patriots are the best team in the AFC

An NFL season is a roller-coaster ride. From offseason expectations, to hot and cold starts, to injuries that completely change the nature of a team, so many things can happen in just one week that make predictions extremely difficult to get right. Take the New England Patriots as the perfect example. In the offseason, New England’s personnel moves were described as an “arms...
Via cover32 - Patriots
2 days ago  |  Discuss

10 bold predictions for Week 8 of NFL season

Week 8 of the NFL season begins Thursday night in Denver when Peyton Manning and the Broncos will host Philip Rivers and the San Diego Chargers. Let’s look into our crystal ball and see what’s in store for Week 8. The Patriots will beat the Bears, 46-10 While Ron Rivera displays some the temper and tenacity that made the Monsters of the Midway so scary three decades ago, a contrarian Supe...
Via The Sports Daily
3 days ago  |  Discuss
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