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Did LeGarrette Blount orchestrate his return to the Patriots?

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette's Ed Bouchette raises a valid, if not hypothetical scenario: "Did LeGarrette Blount walk out on the Steelers so he could walk right back to the New England Patriots?" While he points out that there's no evidence that Blount's exit was a plan of sorts, the way it played has raised some, if not his eyebrow. His contention is that...
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1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Bill Belichick has high praise for Ndamukong Suh

Detroit Lions All-Pro defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh hasn’t been talked about on social media or made headlines nearly as much as he did in previous years, and that’s a good thing. Suh was often berated in the past for his extracurricular activities on the field—whether it be for stomping on Evan Dietrich-Smith, delivering a forearm to Jay Cutler’s head or allegedly kicking...
Via The Sports Daily
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Patriots Injury Report: Chandler Jones, Julian Edelman, Dominique Easley

The New England Patriots have been performing at a high level recently, and the injuries surrounding the team have accumulated to little or no damage to the team's performance -- as they are winners of six straight. But this is football and injuries happen, and happen often, so there are some minor injuries on the Patriots right now.  #457658014 / gettyimages.comLeading the...
Via NFL Injury Report
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Patriots, Nike to sell team inspired sneakers for charity

The New England Patriots joined forces with Nike to create sneakers team inspired sneakers to raise money for charity. According to the team’s website, Robert Kraft, a Nike Air Force 1 user, helped design a new sneaker, the Lunar Force 1. According to the article, Patriots coaches and Kraft will wear the sneakers during the Patriots upcoming game against the Detroit Lions. The...
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21 hours ago  |  Discuss

FEMALE FRIDAY: This gorgeous Patriots fan has great taste in football teams

The New England Patriots are once again on top of the world and it looks like they’re gearing up for another deep postseason run. What could be better than being a fan of a great football team? Having super hot female fans as well. Check out this Patriots girl we found on Twitter: #SundaySelfie #Patriots pic.twitter.com/VoQJGAbq6L — Sexy NFL Fans (@SexyNFLFan) November 17, 2014...
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Randy Moss thought call about trade to Patriots was prank

Randy Moss was so surprised to receive a phone call from Bill Belichick notifying him he was traded to the Patriots back in 2007, he says he thought it was a prank. Moss is in New England this weekend as a broadcaster for the Patriots-Lions game and he sat down with Patriots.com for an interview....Read More
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Jonas Gray shows up late to practice, sent home by Patriots

            Thomas J. Russo-USA TODAY Sports New England Patriots running back Jonas Gray didn’t practice on Friday because he was late to report to the team’s facility, according to the Providence Journal. I’ve been told that Jonas Gray is “doing alright.” He was late today, that’s why he wasn’t at practice. — Mark Daniels (@MarkDanielsPJ...
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Jonas Gray may be a one hit wonder

As @MarkDanielsPJ first noted, RB Jonas Gray did not practice today because he wasn't at the Patriots' facility on time, per sources.— Mike Reiss (@MikeReiss) November 21, 2014One person explained the situation this way to me: Alarm set on phone, phone battery dies overnight, alarm doesn't go off at scheduled time.— Mike Reiss (@MikeReiss) November 21, 2014Blount...
Via Patriots Life
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New England Patriots fans will be steamed if these Week 12 bold predictions come true

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...
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Belichick: LeGarrette Blount's role with Patriots 'up to him'

Bill Belichick delivered some bad news Friday morning: LeGarrette Blount won’t keep No. 60. The newly re-signed running back sported the offensive lineman’s number at practice Thursday, but Blount will have a new jersey before he suits up in a game. Otherwise, Blount would have to be designated as an offensive lineman and be declared eligible on any offensive snap that he took...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Patriots Mailbag: Kyle Arrington One Of The NFL’s Best Slot Cornerbacks

NFL teams aren’t supposed to improve after losing their best pass rusher, starting running back and an All-Pro linebacker. Apparently the 2014 New England Patriots’ aren’t like most NFL teams. Season-ending injuries to running back Stevan Ridley and linebacker Jerod Mayo seemed like they could be the last straw for a team that lost 41-14 on Monday Night Football just two weeks...
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Game of the week: New England Patriots vs. Detroit Lions

***This post is sponsored by Chevrolet Silverado*** The Patriots are looking like the best team in the AFC and will try to improve their record when they host one of the top teams from the NFC on Sunday. The Pats and their six-game winning streak will face the Detroit Lions, who are 7-3 but coming...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

10 NFL rising stars vital to their teams’ postseason hopes

Stars are being born as NFL teams fight for postseason berths. Many of these breakout candidates are rookies or second-year players. Others have been around for a few years but were riding the bench before this season began. There’s already been plenty of buzz this week about one of these 10 rising stars—after his four-touchdown performance on Sunday Night Football—and you’ll...
Via The Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Is the New England Patriots Running Game a Mirage?

Jonas Gray #35 of the New England Patriots scores a touchdown against the Indianapolis Colts during the fourth quarter of the game at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Mandatory Credit: Joe Robbins/Getty Images) The New England Patriots are coming off an impressive string of victories after a slow start to the season. A two win, two loss September turned into a four win...
Via The Sports Journal
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Patriots Tweet Adorable Vince Wilfork Throwback Thursday Photo

The New England Patriots are clearly trying to get on Tom Brady’s social media level. In honor of Throwback Thursday, the Pats’ Twitter account posted an adorable photo of defensive tackle Vince Wilfork. Possibly one of our cutest #TBT photos ever... #LittleVince http://t.co/eRRjVblNRJ— New England Patriots (@Patriots) November 20, 2014 That winning smile definitely isn...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Darrelle Revis on Calvin Johnson: 'A man among boys'

Week 12 has the New England Patriots hosting the Detroit Lions where the Pats’ top cornerback Darrelle Revis will be on Calvin Johnson coverage duty. Here are a few extremely complementary remarks Revis have to share about Megatron’s upcoming visit to his island (via Boston Herald). He’s a man amongst boys out there. You see it all the time. The dude’s 6-foot-6, 230 pounds...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

New England Patriots: four keys against the Lions

The New England Patriots (8-2) face off against the Detroit Lions (7-3) in week 12 at Gillette Stadium. The 1:00 game will be aired on FOX. The Patriots are looking for their seventh straight win but it wont come easy, as the Lions’ have a very dangerous team, both offensively and defensively. Everyone thought the last two Patriots games were going to be offensive shootouts...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: LeGarrette Blount 'expected to sign' with Patriots

Tweet Looks like more Blount Force Trauma in Foxborough. ESPN’s Josina Anderson tweeted this morning that LeGarrette Blount — recently released by the Pittsburgh Steelers — is at Gillette Stadium and “is expected to sign with the team.” The deal is reportedly for two years. Source: RB LeGarrette Blount is currently at the #Patriots facility. He is expected...
Via Los That Sports Blog
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Stevan Ridley Picks Up $20,000 Jewelry Tab for Teammate

New England Patriots’ running back Stevan Ridley, who has apparently taken up shopping as a pastime, recently picked up a $20,000 jewelry tab which included items teammate Danny Amendola selected. According to TMZ, Ridley was shopping at Nialaya Jewelry Store in Los Angeles with Amendola and Ron Brooks, his former LSU teammate. The three guys did quite the damage picking out a...
Via Sportsnaut
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Sealver Siliga is back at practice

Rob Carr/Getty ImagesThe Patriots defensive line could see some reinforcements as early as this Sunday's game against the Detriot Lions.Sealver Siliga is about to come off the injured reserve-designated to return list.Sealver Siliga is back at practice today for the first time since Week 3. He's eligible to play this weekend.— Phil Perry (@PhilAPerry) November 19, 2014Siliga injured...
Via Patriots Life
3 days ago  |  Discuss

New England Patriots QB Tom Brady’s newest, eye opening quarterback ranking

Every week, from now through the Wednesday before the Super Bowl, the editors at cover32 will gather to rank the NFL’s 32 starting quarterbacks. Depending on what’s happened the previous week, some will rise and some will fall, and even some of the names on the list will change. It’s a never-ending evolution, as the status of the league’s top signal callers is always in flux...
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VIDEO: Patriots Celebrate In Locker Room After Win Over Colts

This video has a little bit of everything for Patriots fans. For super fans it’s basically Patriots porn; POV style, of course. You have Tom Brady congratulating, hugging and head rubbing what seems like half the team, Robert Kraft giving high fives and bragging about his Jonas Gray prediction and of course no Pats behind the scenes video is complete without Bill Belichick addressing...
Via The Awesome Boston
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Brady on Belichick: 'He doesn’t chew people out very often'

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady made one of the most boneheaded throws of his career near the end of the second half on Sunday night, and he is lucky it didn’t end up costing his team a win. Brady’s interception, which came on 3rd and 1 from his own 18-yard line, allowed the Indianapolis...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Rob Gronkowski shrugs off Colts defenders on catch-and-run TD, celebrates by dancing

New England Patriots TE Rob Gronkowski is one of the most dynamic offensive weapons in football. And when he puts his head down and is set on scoring, he’s extremely tough to stop. The Colts found out the hard way midway through the fourth quarter of Sunday night’s game, which New England won, 42-20. Gronk caught a short pass near the sideline and spun out of a tackle to get...
Via The Sports Daily
6 days ago  |  Discuss
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