1. New England Patriots' Most Disappointing Players Through 5 Games

    The New England Patriots have weathered some early-season storms but remain in tact with a 3-2 record. Yet while some Patriots have taken a step forward, others have taken a step back...

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  2. Patriots vs. Broncos: New England's Biggest Winners and Losers from NFL Week 5

    The New England Patriots defeated the Denver Broncos 31-21 on Sunday evening. The close victory couldn't be made possible, however, if it weren't for some winners and losers...

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  3. New England Patriots Rookie Progress Report Through First 4 Games

    The New England Patriots ' 2012 rookie class has been a bright spot through thick and thin this season. Six of seven draft selections and two undrafted talents remain from the numbers game...

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  4. Handing out Game Balls for New England Patriots' Loss to Baltimore Ravens

    It took a last-second field goal for the New England Patriots to lose their battle against the Baltimore Ravens on Sunday night, 31-30. Yet, if it was normal to hand out game balls after a losing effort, the Patriots would have a few to choose from..

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  5. Patriots vs. Ravens: 5 Things We Learned from New England's 31-30 Loss

    The New England Patriots lost to the Baltimore Ravens on Sunday night in yet another game decided by a field goal. But this time, the Ravens' kicker was able to convert in the final seconds...

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  6. New England Patriots: The Biggest Early Season Storylines

    It's only Week 3 of the NFL regular season, but the New England Patriots have already made plenty of headlines. Some news out of Foxborough has been positive, some has been negative, but it's all been noteworthy...

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  7. Patriots vs. Cardinals: 5 Keys to the Game for New England

    In order for the New England Patriots ' home opener against the Arizona Cardinals to be a success, several matchup battles will have to be won...

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  8. Patriots vs. Titans: New England's Biggest Winners and Losers from NFL Week 1

    The New England Patriots kicked off the 2012 regular season with a 34-13 victory over the Tennessee Titans . Yet for the Patriots, there was more to take away from Week 1 than its end result...

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  9. Breaking Down the New England Patriots' Blueprint for Winning the Super Bowl

    The New England Patriots have been to five Super Bowls over the last decade, winning three of them. Yet the recent dry spell has the team 0-2 since their victory over the Philadelphia Eagles in February of 2005...

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  10. New England Patriots: Re-Evaluating Pats' Wide-Receiving Corps

    Heading into training camp, the New England Patriots were believed to have one of the deepest wide-receiving groups in the NFL ...

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  11. Patriots vs. Bucs: 10 Key Players, Things to Watch for New England

    The New England Patriots will hit the field for their third preseason football game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Friday, Aug. 24 at 7:30 P.M. EDT...

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  12. Eagles vs. Patriots: 10 Things We Learned from New England's 17-27 Loss

    The New England Patriots fell short in their exhibition game against the Philadelphia Eagles on Monday night, 17-27 . However, there is much more that can be taken away from the team's second preseason game than the final score...

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  13. Jake Locker: Tennessee Titans Make Right Choice at QB

    The Tennessee Titans have named 2011 first-round draft pick Jake Locker the team's starting quarterback, according to Jim Wyatt of The Tennessean . And by doing so, they made a decision that will better the future of the franchise...

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  14. Colts vs. Steelers: Andrew Luck Shows More Than Stats Against Pittsburgh

    Andrew Luck 's preseason performance on Sunday night against the Pittsburgh Steelers was shaky, but his composure never wavered. The Indianapolis Colts ' rookie quarterback faced a tough Pittsburgh defense that sacked the No...

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  15. Bobby Valentine: Red Sox Manager Will Survive 2012, but What About 2013?

    In an Aug. 16 radio interview with WEEI's John Dennis , Boston Red Sox president Larry Lucchino confirmed that Bobby Valentine will remain as manager for the rest of the year...

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  16. Buying Donte' Stallworth as a Legit Threat in 2012

    Veteran wide receiver Donte' Stallworth is primed for a comeback year with the New England Patriots . After unremarkable stints with three other teams, the 31-year-old target re-joined the Patriots this March...

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  17. Why Chad Johnson's NFL Career Is Not over

    Veteran wide receiver Chad Johnson made headlines for all the wrong reasons over the past week, but he has not played his last down of football...

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  18. Cowboys vs. Raiders: What to Watch for in Monday Night's Game

    The Dallas Cowboys and Oakland Raiders are set for their preseason tilt on Monday night. Be sure to tune in for ESPN 's broadcast because there will be plenty to watch for once the clock strikes 8 P...

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  19. 5 Reasons the Boston Red Sox Shouldn't Get Rid of Josh Beckett

    Boston Red Sox starter Josh Beckett has pitched miserably this season, but forcing him out of town would not be a wise decision. Yes, Beckett's 4.97 ERA and 5-9 record have certainly hurt the Red Sox's playoff hopes...

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  20. Plaxico Burress: New England Patriots to Work Out Free-Agent Wide Receiver

    The New England Patriots are bringing in unsigned veteran wideout Plaxico Burress for a workout, according to a tweet from ESPN's Adam Schefter: Free-agent WR Plaxico ...

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  21. Patriots vs. Saints: Quick Thoughts from Game 1 of Preseason

    The New England Patriots kicked off their preseason schedule with a 7-6 win against the New Orleans Saints on Thursday night. The final score holds no long-term value, but the X's and O's certainly do...

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  22. New England Patriots: 5 Expectations for Julian Edelman in 2012

    What can the New England Patriots expect out of wide receiver Julian Edelman in 2012? A little bit of everything. The Patriots ' 2009 seventh-rounder might has well be called Mr...

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  23. New England Patriots' Sleepers to Watch in Training Camp

    The New England Patriots have some under-the-radar players trying to avoid anonymity in training camp. They may not have the name appeal of a Tom Brady or a Brandon Lloyd, but that doesn’t mean they aren’t worth watching...

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  24. New England Patriots Roster 2012: Latest News, Cuts, Preseason Predictions

    The New England Patriots have whittled the roster to 53 men for Week 1 of the regular season. It's the harsh reality of the NFL , yet it's all part of building a winning team. Both newcomers and incumbents have been released...

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  25. John Orozco: U.S. Gymnast Fails to Rebound from Monday's Disaster

    American gymnast John Orozco has not lived up to the hype at the London Olympics. Instead, he's let the pressure implode him...

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