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Would you claim Ray McDonald from the waivers?

Today the San Francisco 49ers released Ray McDonald after local law authorities said they were investigating McDonald on suspicion of sexual assault. The team had no choice but to let him go. This was their statement: “This is about a pattern of poor behavior,” 49ers general manager Trent Baalke said Wednesday. “We expect a lot […] The post Would you claim Ray McDonald from...
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New England Patriots continue to quiet the critics

            Denny Medley-USA TODAY Sports While the concept now seems ridiculous and as though it never existed, it was accepted by some as intelligent analysis at the time. The New England Patriots, led by the aging arm of veteran quarterback Tom Brady, had just lost their second game of the season in a 41-14 disaster at Arrowhead...
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NFL Weekly: Patriots reclaim #1, Seahawks and Cards is GOTW

The NFL regular season is coming to a close, and plenty of division and playoff spots remain ripe for the taking. The Patriots, Broncos and Colts clinched their divisions, but those were to be expected. The next two weeks are crucial for some fringe teams to make a play for the postseason. Now, this week’s Power Six gets a small shake-up. The Packers got devoured by an impressive...
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Patriots: Julian Edelman ‘Limited’ With Concussion

The New England Patriots wide receiver was limited, listed with a concussion and thigh injury, following the teams practise on Wednesday.
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Patriots Injury Report: Julian Edelman Limited With Concussion

FOXBORO, Mass. — Julian Edelman apparently suffered a concussion at some point between the start of Sunday’s game against the Miami Dolphins and the end of Wednesday’s practice. The New England Patriots wide receiver was limited in practice with a concussion and thigh injury Wednesday. Edelman could have suffered the concussion during Sunday’s game and played through it,...
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Top Chef Will Have Rob Gronkowski Issue A Sausage Challenge

Rob Gronkowski on Top Chef has to be the greatest cooking competition idea since… Top Chef. The Patriots star tight end will be on an episode airing on Wednesday where he will apparently issue a sausage challenge to the chef contestants. While “fine dining” is probably not the first thing that people think of when Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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New England Patriots playoff scenarios

Tom Brady and Bill Belichick head into the last two games with home field advantage in their sights. The New England Patriots are 11-3 and are in the best possible situation to win home field advantage throughout the playoffs this year. The only team that could take this away from them are the 11-3 Denver Broncos. Denvers’ last two games of the season are against the Cincinnati...
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BREAKING: Dominique Easley placed on IR

The Patriots have placed rookie defensive lineman Dominique Easley on Injured Reserve due to a knee injury. #Patriots rookie 1st round DL Dominique Easley is headed to Injured Reserve, source says.— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) December 17, 2014More to come. Follow me on Twitter - @JesseGaunceFor more of my articles, click here.
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Gronk makes awkward sausage joke on 'Top Chef'

Rob Gronkowski loves to eat and loves to joke, so he must have really enjoyed his “Top Chef” experience. The New England Patriots tight end will make an appearance on the Bravo cooking show Wednesday night, and the teaser clip the network released seems to indicate it might be worth watching. In the teaser clip, Gronkowski hangs with host Padma Lakshmi as a group of unsuspecting...
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Do the Patriots Go With Blount or Gray?

The New England Patriots are currently getting ready to prep for their late season playoff run, and their run for the Lombardi trophy. In the National Football League, there are few constants, and in my opinion one of them is Super Bowl champions can run the ball in January. Currently, the Patriots have a solid run game, and has been a lot better than I expected they would be after...
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Patriots back on top in AP Pro32 rankings

It's been a bit of a reversal of fortune since the Green Bay Packers got the best of The New England Patriots in week 13. The Patriots responded to the loss with a win against the Chargers and clinched the AFC East for the 6th consectuive time with a win over Miami on Sunday. Meanwhile, the Packers, ranked No.1 in the AP Pro32 just last week, fell to the Buffalo Bills last...
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Punt return power rankings: Where does Julian Edelman of the Patriots rank?

The last time we talked about the best kick returners in the NFL it was back in October, when Devin Hester of the Atlanta Falcons took home the number one spot in our power rankings. This time I mixed it up by separating punt returners from the herd and ranking the top ten based exclusively on punts. To determine the rankings I used a combination of traditional stats plus an extra...
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Attending the Aaron Hernandez Trial? No Patriots Gear

Jury selection for the Aaron Hernandez murder trial will take place next month. Shortly after that, opening arguments will be made, signifying the start of what promises to be a very public trial. The former New England Patriots tight end is facing first-degree murder charges stemming from an incident earlier this year in which his friend and a former semi-pro football player, Odin...
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Patriots remain Beasts of the East

Via Logan Ryan's Twitter @RealLoganRyan The Patriots have won the AFC East. Whoop-Dee-Doo.It's an outcome fans have come to expect every season and at this point it would be more shocking if they didn't win the division.No team in the league has been as dominant in their division as the Patriots have been in the AFC East. In the last 20 years, the Patriots have won the East 14...
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Judge bans Pats gear during Hernandez trial

There has been no shortage of Aaron Hernandez supporters in and around courtrooms since the former NFL tight end was arrested and charged with murder last summer. We know this because many of them have proudly worn his New England Patriots jersey or custom shirts that say “Free Hernandez.” If those same people show up...Read More
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The Fringe: Bill Murray Back At Pebble & Tom Brady The Cheetah?

Welcome to The Fringe, Back9Network’s daily feature to keep you up-to-date on the best stories happening in golf, social media and pop culture. Bill Murray  Joins AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am Field Everyone’s favorite celebrity golfer will be making a comeback at the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am in February. That’s right, Bill Murray is set to be in the...
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Julian Edelman has a new nickname for Tom Brady

When watching New England Patriots’ quarterback Tom Brady in action, we see a ton of passing yards and a whole bunch of points scored. However, we rarely get to see the 37-year-old quarterback show off his mobility by running with the ball. So when Brady does run, it’s a rare experience that led teammate Julian Edelman to some choice words in describing his quarterback (via...
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National Media holds nothing back in their confidence regarding the New England Patriots

There are only 10 shopping days left until Christmas. And in the NFL, that means it’s crunch time; every week, nearly every game seems to have some sort of major playoff implications, shuffling the postseason deck depending on the outcome. Some teams become contenders; others fall back in the race. What franchises fall into each category? This week’s Gut Reactions help provide...
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More key evidence thrown out in Aaron Hernandez trial

A judge ruled on Friday to throw out more key evidence against Aaron Hernandez in the Odin Lloyd murder trial. The Associated Press reports that the final text messages Lloyd sent to his sister the night he was killed cannot be used in Hernandez’s trial. Prosecutors previously pointed to text messages from Lloyd that were...Read More
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Bill Belichick trolls Rob Gronkowski over kitten photos

Rob Gronkowski recently did a photoshoot for ESPN The Magazine where the Patritos tight end amusingly posed with some kittens. Of course, Gronk was going to inevitably catch some slack for the photos (how could he not?) from some within the Patriots organization. Hilariously enough, world famous curmudgeon Bill Belichick got the troll-train running on Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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