1. NFL Network's Michael Lombardi: Steve Smith To New England Patriots Possible

    Spectulating on the state of the Carolina Panthers and the New England Patriots , the NFL Network's Michael Lombardi suggested the possibility of a trade between the two franchises...

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  2. New England Patriots: They Almost Missed Out on Rob Gronkowski, Aaron Hernandez?

    Brad Briggs of the Chicago Tribune commented yesterday on a trade discussed between the New England Patriots and the Chicago Bears which would have sent tight end Greg Olsen to the Patriots for a second-round pick in last year's draft...

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  3. New England Patriots Coveted Julius Peppers, Who Could Be In Sight This Year?

    Last off-season every Patriots fan’s dream almost came to fruition when Julius Peppers’ six year rookie contract with the Carolina Panthers expired and New England immediately expressed interested in the unrestricted free agent...

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  4. Bill Belichick Wins Third Coach of The Year Award, Second Only to Don Shula

    The Associated Press has named New England Patriots Head Coach Bill Belichick as the 2010 NFL Coach of the Year, marking the third time he has won the honor...

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  5. New England Patriots Changing of the Guard: O-Line Could Look Much Different

    For the majority of the past decade, the New England Patriots have fielded one of the most consistent and effective offensive lines in the league. Left tackle Matt Light has started since 2001 when he was selected in the second round...

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  6. Not Quite a Failure: 2010 Patriots' Preseason Expectations Vs. Results

    Recently the Boston Globe’s Dan Shaughnessy dubbed the Patriots’ 2010 campaign a failure , citing the prime opportunity they squandered last Sunday versus the New York Jets...

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  7. Vince Wilfork Reports; Robert Kraft Confident about New Contract

    Ah, and the word "mandatory" still means something. At least to those who eat New England's humble pie. Today Vince Wilfork reported to mandatory minicamps after sitting out of voluntary OTAs...

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  8. Patience, Patriots Fans: The Schedule Could Be Deceiving

    Recently I was looking over the New England Patriots' 2009 home schedule. My dad and I want to get back to Gillette Stadium and prove we aren't bad luck. Our first game was in 2005; San Diego came to town and won 41-17...

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  9. New England Patriots Roundup: Belichick Isn't "Wild" About New Formation

    Many firsts will occur for the Patriots in 2009. Fred Taylor will dawn a non- Jaguars uniform, Tom Brady will take the helm for the first time in a year, and a completely upgraded ...

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  10. Rodney Harrison Retiring—Begins Broadcasting Gig

    The Boston Herald's John Tomase is reporting that Rodney Harrison plans to formally announce his retirement tomorrow. Tomase goes on to report that Harrison will also be introduced by NBC as the newest member of their broadcast team...

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  11. Who the New England Patriots Could Have Had in the '08 Draft

    This is by far the most speculative article I've ever written here at the Bleacher Report, but the topic has really got me intruiged. I don't think I have to go into deep specifics about Cameragate as they are deeply engrained already...

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  12. Patriots' Vince Wilfork Holding Out?

    According to the Patriots Web site, "more than 80" of the 91 players currently on the roster were on the field for OTAs today. Notably missing was NT Vince Wilfork...

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  13. New England Inks ILB Paris Lenon

    A report from ESPN by Len Pasquarelli states that the New England Patriots and linebacker Paris Lenon have agreed on a deal. The deal is reportedly for one season...

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  14. Introducing New England Patriots' Fullback: Russ Hochstein

    The March second singing of Russ Hochstein earlier this year went relatively unnoticed by the masses in New England. As this years draft came and went the move has become a bit more important, however...

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  15. The Patriots & Michael Vick...Are You Kidding Me?

    I would absolutely love to able to sit down and write an entry that explains how and why the signing of Michael Vick by the New England Patriots is impossible...

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  16. Patriots' Maroney had a Broken Bone in his Shoulder

    It should come as no surprise at this stage in the game that it has taken months for the truth about an injury to come out in New England. The Boston Globe is reporting the long awaited truth about Laurence Maroney's shoulder injury...

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  17. Critics should reserve judgment on Cassel-Vrabel trade

    When the Patriots brass made the decision to send quarterback Matt Cassel and outside linebacker Mike Vrabel to the Chiefs for a second round pick, fans and analysts showed some understandable ...

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  18. How Well Do You Know the Patriots?

    About a week ago my Patriots knowledge was challenged. I was being told by my challenger that I "didn't even know that much" about my favorite team...

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  19. NE Patriots Considering Judiciary Meeting Regarding Spector's Switch

    BOSTON- In an unprecedented, and yet slightly familiar move, the New England Patriots have begun inquiring about holding a Senate Judiciary Meeting to discuss Senator Arlen Spector's recent switch of parties...

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  20. NASCAR Suspends Jeremy Mayfield For Positive Drug Test

    NASCAR has immediately and indefinitely suspended Sprint Cup Driver Jeremy Mayfield under the terms of it's substance abuse policy...

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  21. New England Patriots' LB Need About to be Filled with Pisa Tinoisamoa?

    In an Boston Globe article it was reported that the St. Louis Rams have released LB Pisa Tinoisamoa and the Patriots may be taking interest. The 6-year veteran was the team's leading tackler last season racking up 104 total tackles with 88 of them solo...

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  22. Boston's Memory of Manny Kept at Bay

    These days, you won't hear much grumbling about the absence of Manny Ramirez. Everyone was fed up with his attitude and antics, but their were many skeptics wondering what the Boston lineup would be able to accomplish without their star hitter...

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  23. Patriots Rookie LB Tyrone McKenzie Injured

    The Boston Globe is reporting that Patriots Rookie LB Tyrone McKenzie was injured early this morning in a pass coverage drill. He did not return to practice, but was observing the rest of it from the sidelines...

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  24. Wes Welker Benched as Julio Lugo Returns

    Julio Lugo returned to the starting lineup tonight, marking the end of Wes Welker's stint as starting SS for the Red Sox. Welker filled in admirably for Jed Lowrie when the starter went down with a wrist ailment and later settled for surgery...

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  25. Crossing My Fingers for Jason Taylor

    Not to lump myself with the mass of dissatisfied Patriots nation, but...well I too am a little dissatisfied as the first day of the 2009 NFL Draft comes to an end...

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