1. Rob Gronkowski's Absence from Patriots Practices Is Martellus Bennett's Gain

    Tight end Rob Gronkowski was the most prominent player missing from the New England Patriots ' mandatory minicamp from June 7-9. One player to benefit was Martellus Bennett, the No...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 1 month ago 6,784 reads 11 comments

  2. Patriots Blessed with Competition at WR, but Roster Spots All but Locked Down

    Aaron Dobson, Devin Lucien, DeAndre Carter, Chris Harper, Keshawn Martin, Nate Washington . Pick a wide receiver from that list. The rest will probably not make the New England Patriots ' final 53-man roster coming out of training camp...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 1 month ago 11,816 reads 21 comments

  3. Are the New England Patriots Better Suited for a 3-4 or a 4-3 Defense?

    Every year, without fail, New England Patriots writers contemplate whether the team will utilize a 3-4 or a 4-3 defense...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 1 month ago 5,137 reads 16 comments

  4. Rob Gronkowski Did Not Participate in Patriots' Mandatory Minicamp Practice

    Tight end Rob Gronkowski was held out of the New England Patriots ' mandatory minicamp practice on June 7 and "is continuing to work behind the scenes as the club takes a cautious ...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 1 month ago 24,719 reads 53 comments

  5. 5 Most Important 2017 Free Agents on New England Patriots Roster

    The 2016 season hasn't even begun yet, and we're already talking about the 2017 offseason? It might seem like a stretch from the outside, but make no mistake, the New England Patriots are already looking ahead, and rightfully so...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 1 month ago 7,295 reads 6 comments

  6. Tom Brady Happy He 'Stuck with Football' over Opportunity with Montreal Expos

    Tom Brady was always destined for the red, white and blue. Football, however, was less certain. The New England Patriots quarterback was once an 18th-round selection of the ...

    Vanessa de Beaumont Written by Vanessa de Beaumont about 1 month ago 17,610 reads 4 comments

  7. Should the New England Patriots Wait on Malcolm Butler Contract Extension?

    The New England Patriots are on the clock. Every day is a day closer to the beginning of the 2017 offseason, when a laundry list of big-name free agents could be taking their talents somewhere else...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 1 month ago 4,217 reads 20 comments

  8. Dion Lewis' Health Could Be Paramount to Patriots' Early-Season Success

    The New England Patriots ' biggest weakness in 2015 was their roster being ravaged by injuries. The only way to address that weakness was to bolster the depth chart at a few key ...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 1 month ago 5,959 reads 16 comments

  9. Rob Gronkowski and Julian Edelman Partied on Nantucket for Memorial Day

    It's rare an offseason week goes by without any Rob Gronkowski partying news. The New England Patriots tight end apparently spent Memorial Day weekend raging in Nantucket, an island off Cape Cod, Massachusetts, with teammate Julian Edelman ...

    Laura Depta Written by Laura Depta about 1 month ago 21,663 reads 23 comments

  10. Jacoby Brissett Is New England Patriots' Most Important Rookie

    The New England Patriots ' draft class, heavy on backups and prospects with future potential, may not contribute much in 2016. That being said, their draft class could be thrust into a prominent role with just a couple of injuries here and there...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 1 month ago 13,979 reads 19 comments

  11. Malcolm Butler Contract: Latest News, Rumors on CB's Negotiations with Patriots

    Cornerback Malcolm Butler has made it clear this offseason that he is hoping to sign a contract extension with the New England Patriots before he becomes a restricted free agent in 2017...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 1 month ago 27,996 reads 100 comments

  12. Terrance Knighton, Patriots DT, Plans to Recruit Kevin Durant to Celtics

    New England Patriots defensive tackle Terrance Knighton wants to see a big name join him in Boston this summer. But he won't be playing on a football field. This week, Knighton told reporters, per Chris Forsberg of ESPN...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 1 month ago 30,003 reads 37 comments

  13. New England Patriots Feature Formidable 3-Man Pass-Rush Rotation

    From 2012-2014, the New England Patriots depth chart at defensive end was characterized by its lack of depth...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 2 months ago 18,501 reads 20 comments

  14. Patriots File Amicus Brief Supporting Tom Brady's Deflategate Suspension Appeal

    The New England Patriots filed an amicus brief Wednesday as part of their support of quarterback Tom Brady's appeal of a four-game suspension for his role in the Deflategate saga...

    Matt Fitzgerald Written by Matt Fitzgerald about 2 months ago 13,605 reads 219 comments

  15. Deep Battle Brewing for Roster Spots at Wide Receiver for New England Patriots

    You can't control whether or not your team stays healthy, but you can control your level of preparation when an injury strikes...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 2 months ago 2,237 reads 0 comments

  16. Robert Kraft Comments on NFL's Handling of Tom Brady's Deflategate Suspension

    New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady has the full support of his team owner as he looks to any possible legal remedies for the reinstatement of his four-game Deflategate suspension...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 2 months ago 4,956 reads 26 comments

  17. Rob Gronkowski Considering WWE as a Post-NFL Option

    New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski is a WWE fan. He attends events, counts wrestler Mojo Rawley as a friend and has even filmed a few promo videos. So the revelation that he covets some time in the ring doesn't exactly come as a shock...

    Laura Depta Written by Laura Depta about 2 months ago 18,773 reads 12 comments

  18. Former D-III Football Player Hangs Around Gillette Stadium Hoping for a Tryout

    Former UMass Dartmouth wide receiver Abiola Aborishade set a school record when he caught 84 passes in 2014. He averaged 112 all-purpose yards per game during his three-year college football career...

    Laura Depta Written by Laura Depta about 2 months ago 50,353 reads 49 comments

  19. Dwight Freeney Would Add No Value to New England Patriots Defense

    We are past the midway point of the 2016 NFL offseason, but there are still opportunities for teams to add talented players to their rosters...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 2 months ago 6,256 reads 7 comments

  20. UNINTERRUPTED: Rob Gronkowski Thanks Fans for Recent Off-Field Success

    New England Patriots tight end Robert Gronkowski takes a break after mowing the lawn to thank his fans for his recent success with GQ and Madden ...

    UNINTERRUPTED Written by UNINTERRUPTED about 2 months ago 2,353 reads 12 comments

  21. Can Malcom Brown Make All-Important 2nd-Year Jump for New England Patriots?

    The clock is already ticking for many of the NFL 's youngest players. Expectations are high as players enter the league with lofty expectations of early success, and unless there ...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 2 months ago 7,456 reads 17 comments

  22. Is Marcus Cannon Safe on New England Patriots' Roster?

    There seems to be a disconnect between the New England Patriots ' perceived needs and actual needs. Prior to the 2016 NFL draft, the general consensus stood that the Patriots had holes to fill at running back and offensive tackle...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 2 months ago 11,237 reads 32 comments

  23. Can Jimmy Garoppolo Carry New England Patriots in Tom Brady's Absence?

    The name Jimmy Garoppolo, the New England Patriots ' 2014 second-round pick, rang out last offseason. As Tom Brady's backup, the quarterback was slated to begin the 2015 regular ...

    Justis Mosqueda Written by Justis Mosqueda about 2 months ago 10,255 reads 14 comments

  24. Tom Brady's Niece Is a Prep Softball Superstar

    Supreme athletic talent runs in the Brady family, apparently. Maya Brady, niece of New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady , is a freshman at Oaks Christian School in Southern California...

    Laura Depta Written by Laura Depta about 2 months ago 32,794 reads 25 comments

  25. Danny Amendola Injury: Latest on Patriots WR's Recovery from Knee, Ankle Surgery

    New England Patriots wide receiver Danny Amendola underwent surgeries on his left knee and ankle during the offseason, and his status heading into the team's offseason training program is uncertain...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 2 months ago 5,188 reads 10 comments