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Belichick sent Revis home on Tuesday for being late

Darrelle Revis’ undisclosed absence has been explained. Revis was late to the New England Patriots’ facility Tuesday, so head coach Bill Belichick sent him home, multiple sources told The Boston Globe’s Ben Volin. CSNNE’s Tom E. Curran also reported that Revis missed practice for tardiness. This is standard-operating procedure for Belichick, who previously has sent players...
Via NESN.com
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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
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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
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

New England Patriots QB Tom Brady’s latest (and telling) 1-32 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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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...
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19 hours 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...
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20 hours 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
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Patriots Bolster Roster with Two Moves

Tuesday's are generally off days at Gillette Stadium. This generally means quiet days from the New England Patriots -- This Tuesday was a much busier Tuesday than most. The Patriots have reportedly agreed to trade for linebacker Akeem Ayers from the Tennessee Titans and sign free-agent defensive tackle Alan Branch. This news came along with a report from the Boston Globe'...
Via Pro Football Spot
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Patriots will sign former Bills run stuffer Alan Branch

The New England Patriots are expected to sign eight year veteran Ala Branch. Branch was a former draft pick of the Arizona Cardinals. He was released earlier this year after a DUI arrest while playing for the Buffalo Bills. @shalisemyoung: in addition to trade for Ayers, #Patriots expected to sign free agent DL Alan Branch…Branch […] The post Patriots will sign former Bills...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Report: Chandler Jones to miss a month with hip injury

The next four weeks of the New England Patriots’ schedule just became even more difficult. Chandler Jones will miss the next month of the season with a hip injury, a league source told The Boston Globe’s Shalise Manza Young. The Patriots are set to play the Chicago Bears, Denver Broncos and Indianapolis Colts over the next four week, in which they also have a bye. Jones grabbed...
Via NESN.com
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Patriots land a starting linebacker from Titans for practically nothing

The Tennessee Titans have agreed to trade linebacker Akeem Ayers and a seventh-round draft pick to the New England Patriots for a sixth-round pick, according to ESPN.  The deal is pending a physical, the source said. The 6-foot-3, 255-pound Ayers has been inactive for five of the Titans’ seven games this season. The Titans liked […] The post Patriots land a starting linebacker...
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BREAKING: New England Patriots trade for a Jerod Mayo replacement

With the loss of Jerod Mayo, there has been a 250-pound hole in the center of the Patriots run defense. Today, they made a move to fix that. New England made a trade for Tennessee Titans linebacker Akeem Ayers, who has been struggling the last two seasons. In 2012, Ayers tallied 104 tackles and six sacks, but only managed 49 tackles and one sack last year. After undergoing two knee...
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Brandon LaFell wears inappopriate t-shirt to high school, kind of apologizes

Because swear words are bad, Patriots receiver Brandon LaFell is under fire.Except not really. LaFell was home in Houston this past weekend and spontaneously decided to go see his high school football team play. He did not think to take off his "F**K STATISTICS" shirt first though.TMZ:Parents at Lamar High School in Houston tell TMZ Sports they were in shock seeing the...
Via Patriots Life
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Browner says he "felt a little rusty" vs. Jets

Besides the acquisition of fellow cornerback Darrelle Revis this off-season, Brandon Browner was perhaps the Patriots biggest free-agent splash. The brash, bruising Browner hailed from the "Legion of Boom," and seemed to be an excellent fit opposite Revis. Daniel Seahorn/BSOBut things have gotten off to a bit of a slow start for Browner, who is one of, if not the, most...
Via Patriots Life
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Next six games will determine fate of New England Patriots

Past their prime, no longer relevant, and led by an aging quarterback on the tail-end of memorable career. Those were just a few of the most commonly heard descriptions of Tom Brady and this year’s edition of the New England Patriots following their season-opening loss in Miami to the mediocre Dolphins. And after falling 41-14 to the Kansas City Chiefs in Week 4, and coming home...
Via Sports-Glory
2 days ago  |  Discuss
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