1. Cutting off the Sleeves: The History of Bill Belichick and His Hoodie

    Bill Belichick is an NFL coaching icon, and an inseparable part of his legacy is the "hoodie," or more specifically, a hooded sweatshirt with the sleeves hastily cut off to fall at varying lengths...

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  2. The 5 Games That Will Determine Patriots' Fate in 2013

    The Patriots and their revamped receiving corps will embark on a challenging 2013 schedule, one that could have them without all-world tight end Rob Gronkowski for the start of the season...

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  3. 3 Reasons Tom Brady Is the Greatest NFL QB of All Time

    It's time to put the debate to rest. Tom Brady is the greatest NFL quarterback of all time. Period...

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  4. 8 Things We Learned from Patriots OTAs

    Another week of OTAs for the New England Patriots has passed, with news and notes from on and off the field. In a recurring theme of this offseason, Patriots fans got more bad injury news on Rob Gronkowski...

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  5. Why Patriots Fans Shouldn't Worry About Rob Gronkowski

    For the last two years, the New England Patriots have had their seasons ende with their most important weapon, tight end Rob Gronkowski, injured and either not on the field or on the field and a shell of his usual self...

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  6. Patriots OTAs: Latest Player Reports and Analysis

    The Patriots got underway with OTAs this week, and it was the media's first glimpse at Bill Belichick's 14th squad in New England. Belichick has the team once again in numberless jerseys , forcing them to communicate and get to know each other...

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  7. Breaking Down the Tom Brady Replacement Plan

    Tom Brady signed a contract extension with the New England Patriots this offseason, setting 2017 as the likely end of his career with the team...

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  8. New England Patriots: What to Watch for at OTAs

    The Patriots will take to the field numerous times over the next few weeks, with organized team activities scheduled for May 20-21, May 23, May 28-30, June 3-4 and June 6-7, and the team’s lone mandatory minicamp will take place June 11-13...

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  9. Best and Worst Case Projections for Ryan Mallett's Career in New England

    Ryan Mallett is two years into a quarterback apprenticeship under Tom Brady with in one of the premier organizations in the NFL , the New England Patriots ...

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  10. The 7 Biggest Takeaways from Patriots Rookie Minicamp

    Rookie mini camp gives fans a chance to get their first look at the newest additions to the New England Patriots , and though there isn't a wealth of information disclosed, we can certainly start to get a sense of what kind of players the Pats picked...

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  11. How Aaron Dobson Compares to Randy Moss

    When the New England Patriots selected wide receiver Aaron Dobson in the second round of the NFL draft, the comparisons to the last NFL star to come out of Marshall were inevitable...

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  12. Early Projections for Patriots' Final 53 Man Roster

    The team-building portion of the NFL offseason is just about complete, and the New England Patriots have made some significant changes to their team, despite returning 20 of 22 starters...

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  13. New England Patriots Draft: Aggregating Report Card Grades from Around the Web

    The New England Patriots wrapped up their 2013 NFL draft haul on Saturday, and the grades from the pundits have been pouring in since then. As usual, most are unimpressed, but it's Bill Belichick , so they can't exactly fail him...

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  14. Initial Post-Draft Depth Chart for New England Patriots

    The New England Patriots added seven new players via the NFL draft this past weekend, hitting on every major need area, sometimes twice...

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  15. New England Patriots' Post-Draft Wish List

    The draft has ended, but that doesn't mean the New England Patriots are through picking up some new additions for their team...

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  16. Steve Beauharnais to the Patriots: How Does the Linebacker Fit with New England?

    In this year's Rutgers-centric draft for the New England Patriots , the final selection of Steve Beauharnais makes as much sense as their third-round selection of Logan Ryan. Both filled positions of need and will provide some valuable insurance...

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  17. Michael Buchanan to the Patriots: How Does the DE Fit with New England?

    The New England Patriots surprisingly stocked up on defensive ends once again this year in the draft, after having taken two last year as well...

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  18. LeGarrette Blount a Long Shot to Make Patriots Roster

    The Patriots acquired running back LaGarrette Blount from the Buccaneers for Jeff Demps and a seventh-round pick, in a move that saw two teams swapping two players neither wanted anymore...

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  19. Josh Boyce to Patriots: How Does the Wide Receiver Fit with New England?

    There was little debate that the Patriots ' biggest need entering the draft was at wide receiver. It seemed all but a lock that they Patriots would spend one pick, and probably more, on the position, despite a history of missing on receivers...

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  20. Patriots 2013 Mock Draft: Predictions for Day 3

    The New England Patriots have once again primarily addressed their defense in the draft, with three of their first four picks aimed at that side of the ball. In 2012, they chose six defenders and one wide receiver...

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  21. Duron Harmon to Patriots: How Does the Safety Fit with New England?

    The New England Patriots always seem to take the players that neither the fans nor the pundits had considered, and that trend continued with their third-round selection of Rutgers safety Duron Harmon...

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  22. Logan Ryan to Patriots: How Does the Cornerback Fit with New England?

    Though the New England Patriots return their entire starting secondary for the first time in recent years, their depth at cornerback was extremely thin entering the draft...

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  23. Aaron Dobson to Patriots: How Does the Wide Receiver Fit with New England

    Aaron Dobson was on most New England Patriots draft pundits' radars, and for good reason; he's an excellent fit for a potential X-receiver role that the Pats have been missing ever since they traded Randy Moss ...

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  24. Jamie Collins to Patriots: How Does the Defensive End Fit with New England?

    The Patriots selected Southern Miss defensive end Jamie Collins with the 52nd overall pick, adding an athletic and versatile player who can play a number of spots in their defense...

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  25. Landry Jones: 5 Things You Need to Know About the Oklahoma Quarterback

    Landry Jones started 50 games in his time at Oklahoma and is one of the most experienced quarterbacks in the NFL draft. With good size, arm strength and accuracy, he has the necessary tools to eventually compete for a starting job in the NFL...

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