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Game of the Week Sponsored by Chevy Silverado: Broncos vs Patriots

Act 16: The Battle for QB Supremacy. Nobody thought about the other guy when Peyton Manning’s 6-foot-5, 230-pound frame trotted onto the grass at Foxboro Stadium Sept. 30, 2001. Manning was a No. 1 overall pick, just 25, the new face of Indianapolis and soon the NFL. Archie’s son was football royalty, an NFL aristocrat. Warming up on the opposite side of the 50 was a sixth-round...
Via isportsweb.com
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Judge rejects request to move Aaron Hernandez murder trial

Aaron Hernandez isn’t ballin today. A Superior Court judge has denied a request to relocate the first-degree murder trial of the former Patriots star from Bristol County. The judge rules from the bench on Aaron #Hernandez change of venue motion: she says no. Trial will proceed as scheduled in Fall River Jan 9 — Lisa Kraus Edwards (@LAKEdwards) October 30, 2014 Hernandez...
Via BlackSportsOnline
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

New England Patriots: 4 matchups to watch for against the Broncos

The New England Patriots (6-2) have their hands full this Sunday, as the Denver Broncos (6-1) visit Gillette for a 4:25 p.m. showdown that will be aired on CBS. This game will mark the 15th matchup between two of the NFL’s greatest quarterbacks. Three-time super bowl winner Tom Brady takes on the NFL’s leader in Touchdown passes Peyton Manning. Not only is this a big matchup...
Via isportsweb.com
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

New England Patriots massive tilt with Broncos awarded Week 9 top game honors

The leaves are turning. Halloween decorations are up throughout the neighborhood. And the days are getting shorter and shorter. What do those things signal? Football games are getting more and more important. This week certainly backs up that notion, as the NFL’s slate of games features plenty of match-ups with playoff implications. That may sound nutty in Week 9, but that’s...
Via cover32 - Patriots
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Belichick says Peyton Manning is the best QB he's coached against

Patriots head coach Bill Belichick once again reiterated how he feels about Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning.Mike Petraglia, WEEI:“He’s great. He’s obviously a great quarterback, the best quarterback I’ve coached against. He does a tremendous job,” Belichick said.Belichick also said how Manning always finds open receivers with ease, no matter where they are on the field...
Via Patriots Life
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Tom Brady posts hilarious Photoshopped pic to wish Boston Celtics good luck (photo)

Tom Brady: NFL’s Player King of Social Media? You better believe it. One of the more surprising off-the-field developments of the NFL season has been how quickly and brilliantly the New England Patriots quarterback has taken to utilizing his official Facebook account to amuse and entertain, not to mention connect with his legions of devoted...Read More The post Tom Brady posts...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Patriots vs. Broncos: Who will win?

The New England Patriots and Denver Broncos will meet for the 45th time in the regular season on Sunday at Gillette Stadium. The Broncos hold a 25-19 series lead over the Patriots, but the last three regular season games have been won by New England, including last year’s 34-31 overtime win. Last season, the Broncos and Patriots also met in the AFC title game, which Denver won...
Via Sports-Glory
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Alan Branch, Jonathan Casillas Practice For Patriots; Akeem Ayers Switches Number

FOXBORO, Mass. — Hopefully New England Patriots fans waiting a week to order their Akeem Ayers jerseys. The recently acquired linebacker sported a new number during practice on Wednesday in a game of uniform musical chairs. Ayers, who started his career with No. 52, now wears No. 55, which previously was worn by Deontae Skinner, who was cut to make room for defensive tackle Alan...
Via NESN.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Patriots finally sign Alan Branch, release Deonte Skinner to make room

Defensive end Alan Branch has been around the Patriots facilities for a full week now, yet he still wasn't signed. The team finally made things official, and Branch will be practicing with the team today.Patriots announce they've signed DL Alan Branch. LB Deontae Skinner has been released.— Phil Perry (@PhilAPerry) October 29, 2014A second round pick in 2007, Branch had...
Via Patriots Life
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Bill Belichick Praises New Patriot Jonathan Casillas’ Athleticism, Smarts

FOXBORO, Mass. — When the New England Patriots acquire a player, whether in free agency or via trade, just assume he knows Greg Schiano. That’s the case with linebacker Jonathan Casillas, who was traded from the Tampa Bay Buccaneers to the Patriots on Tuesday. Schiano, then the Rutgers head coach, recruited Casillas, a New Jersey native, out of high school. Casillas attended...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Brandon LaFell emerging as consistent threat for Brady (touches and targets Week 8: AFC)

Week 8 Touches and Targets: New England Patriots Shane Vereen started against Chicago, but ceded most of the work to 2012 undrafted free agent Jonas Gray, who was asked to run hard up the middle and keep the clock moving after New England built an early lead. That type of one cut power running suits a back of Gray’s skill set and should be a feature of their run game the rest of...
Via Fantasy Sports Locker Room
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Craig Carton would play for New England Patriots so he could bang Gisele Bündchen's friends

Craig Carton checked his ego at the door and made a very entertaining debut on Inside the NFL last night. Asked what team he would play for if given the chance, CC picked the Patriots -- because he feels Gisele Bündchen would have enough friends looking for love that he could bang.Fail: Carton slips in a Brady Bündchen but did not work in a window thrower in to the broadcast, though...
Via Bob's Blitz
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Patriots have already won the Akeem Ayers trade

Akeem Ayers was sitting on the bench hoping to get to play for Ken Whisenhunt and the Tennessee Titans.  The Titans traded Ayers for practically nothing.  The Patriots gave up a 6th round draft pick for Akeem Ayers and a seventh rounder.  The Titans are a pitiful 2-6. The Patriots on the other hand are […] The post Patriots have already won the Akeem Ayers trade appeared first...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Five things we learned from the New England Patriots thrashing of the Bears

The AFC playoff race is quickly becoming a total free for all. The AFC North is completely up for grabs, and while the Broncos seemingly have the AFC West on lockdown, the Chargers and Chiefs continue to prove themselves to be legitimate threats every week. The Colts looked to be developing into a true powerhouse before being lit up by Ben Roethlisberger, and the Texans just keep...
Via cover32 - Patriots
3 days ago  |  Discuss

New England Patriots: passing attack poised for Denver

Ever since Patriots’ fans called for the heads of Bill Belichick and Tom Brady after their disintegration against the Chiefs, the New England Patriots haven’t lost a game. It’s been over a month since the Patriots have been defeated, and they seem to be getting better every week. Even with key injuries on both sides of the ball, Belichick and company have been prepared for...
Via isportsweb.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Patriots among teams interested in Vincent Jackson

We have known for a little while now that the Buccaneers are shopping their number one receiver Vincent Jackson. However, sources around the NFL are reporting that the Patriots are one of four or more teams with their hat in the ring for a trade deadline move: Vincent Jackson still generating trade interest. Among the more than 4 teams calling around: Eagles, Pats, Seahawks. Bucs...
Via Patriots Life
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Patriots CB Brandon Browner Showing Welcoming Signs of Greatness

Big, Physical and down right nasty. With Darrelle Revis covering one side of the New England Patriots secondary, it's refreshing to know those attributes describe his counter part, Brandon Browner.
Via CLNS Radio
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Tom Brady loves his teammates, wouldn’t change any of them

Tom Brady and the New England Patriots will face a Denver Broncos team at home on Sunday that is loaded with offensive talent. While Peyton Manning might have more weapons than Brady, the Patriots quarterback wouldn’t change what he has. “I love the guys that I play with,” Brady said on WEEI’s Dennis & Callahan Monday morning. “I wouldn’t change any of them for anybody...
Via Sports-Glory
3 days ago  |  Discuss

The Patriots could be looking to land Doug Martin from the Bucs

The New England Patriots are down a running back and are truly a running back away from having an amazing team. The offense is clicking on all cylinders right now in the passing game, but their running game is bad.  The Patriots are now interested in trading for another Buccaneer. Doug Martin has been horrible […] The post The Patriots could be looking to land Doug Martin from...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Bears’ Kyle Long got a bit embarrassed by his father, Howie (Photo)

Chicago Bears guard Kyle Long got a bit embarrassed when his father, FOX NFL Sunday analyst Howie Long, unexpectedly showed up before the Bears played the New England Patriots on Sunday. Howie Long wasn’t there in person. He was live on FOX and appeared on the Jumbotron inside Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Massachusetts. That prompted Kyle Long to tweet this photo and caption:  
Via Speleb
4 days ago  |  Discuss
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