1. New England Patriots' Biggest Preseason Disappointments so Far

    The New England Patriots ' preseason hasn't been all Malcolm Butler, Brian Tyms and Jimmy Garoppolo. Injuries have happened. Veteran acquisitions haven't worked out. Draft picks have been given the heave-ho...

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  2. Updated 53-Man Roster Projections for Patriots Post Week 3 of Preseason

    Bill Belichick has cut the New England Patriots roster down to 75 players, leaving just 22 more names to be pared prior to facing the Miami Dolphins in Week 1 of the regular season...

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  3. New England Patriots Preseason: Week 3 Stock Report

    Three weeks in, Bill Belichick has started to make his evaluations about the New England Patriots players known, releasing Tommy Kelly and some veteran acquisitions—Will ...

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  4. New England Patriots: What We've Learned Through Week 3 of Preseason

    The New England Patriots had taken a measured approach to their first two preseason games, choosing to focus on joint practice with the Washington Redskins and Philadelphia Eagles more than the games themselves...

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  5. Cam Newton a Good Litmus Test for Patriots 2014 Season

    Bill Belichick has never been known to waste an opportunity to gain an advantage for his New England Patriots ...

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  6. Making the Call on the New England Patriots' Hardest Remaining Cuts

    Making the last cut or two will be one of the toughest decisions that Bill Belichick has to make as head coach of the New England Patriots this year...

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  7. How Patriots Wide Receiver Brian Tyms Has Become a Steady WR for New England

    New England Patriots receiver Brian Tyms barely cracked the 53-man roster in his time with three NFL teams—the San Francisco 49ers , Cleveland Browns and Miami Dolphins —but he didn't let those experiences go to waste...

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  8. New England Patriots: What We've Learned Through Week 2 of Preseason

    After two weeks of joint practices and preseason action, the New England Patriots ' coaching staff is starting to figure out what they know and what they don't. Learning what you haven't learned is sometimes just as important as making a new discovery..

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  9. 5 Patriots Who Need to Impress Against the Philadelphia Eagles

    Tom Brady doesn't need to impress anyone with his play against the Philadelphia Eagles Friday night. He has proven it on the practice field during training camp and during his 13 seasons as the New England Patriots ' starting quarterback...

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  10. New England Patriots: Questions That Still Must Be Answered This Preseason

    In the NFL , Week 1 of the preseason usually starts to answer some important questions for a team. For the New England Patriots , however, it only prompted more questions...

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  11. Breaking Down the New England Patriots' Options at Tight End

    Justin Jones and Asa Watson—two undrafted free-agent tight ends—got one chance to impress Bill Belichick . As evidenced by their eventual release, reported by Ben Volin of The Boston Globe , Belichick wasn't impressed...

    James Christensen Written by James Christensen about 17 days ago 4,416 reads 6 comments

  12. Patriots Rookie Tight Ends Fail to Capitalize With Gronkowski Absent

    Asa Watson and Justin Jones—two undrafted free-agent tight ends signed by the New England Patriots —couldn't have asked for a better opportunity against the Washington Redskins ...

    James Christensen Written by James Christensen about 19 days ago 3,158 reads 12 comments

  13. 5 Things We Learned from Patriots' 1st Preseason Game

    The New England Patriots starters did their work Monday and Tuesday, dominating the Washington Redskins in their joint practice sessions...

    James Christensen Written by James Christensen about 22 days ago 10,271 reads 14 comments

  14. New England Patriots: What to Watch for in Preseason Game Action

    The excruciating wait known as the NFL offseason will finally come to an end Thursday night, as the New England Patriots will play quasi-real football against the Washington Redskins to kick off their 2014 preseason...

    James Christensen Written by James Christensen about 23 days ago 6,185 reads 5 comments

  15. New England Patriots Training Camp: Week 2 Stock Report

    As the New England Patriots continue their practices against the Washington Redskins in Richmond, Bill Belichick and his coaching staff are reflecting on how their team is shaping up...

    James Christensen Written by James Christensen about 25 days ago 9,142 reads 21 comments

  16. New England Patriots: What We've Learned Through Week 2 of Training Camp

    Two weeks of training camp practices have come and gone for the New England Patriots . The first preseason game is on the horizon...

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  17. Brandon Browner's Nastiness Necessary for New England

    Since Rodney Harrison stopped patrolling the secondary in New England, the Patriots defense has lacked a certain je ne sais quoi . Pads didn't crack as hard. Tacklers became catchers...

    James Christensen Written by James Christensen about 29 days ago 11,289 reads 46 comments

  18. New England Patriots: 5 Veterans Who Could Be Cap Casualties

    The New England Patriots manage the salary cap so well that they rarely find themselves dumping large amounts of salary late in the offseason...

    James Christensen Written by James Christensen about 30 days ago 10,883 reads 19 comments

  19. Patriots Training Camp: Week 1 Stock Report

    Zach Sudfeld is the cautionary tale of reading too much into training camp practices, but you can't help but notice players who are performing well and those who are struggling...

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  20. New England Patriots: First Impressions from Training Camp

    The New England Patriots have already held four training camp practices. While Zach Sudfeld proved last season that first impressions in camp don't always hold up, it is always interesting to see how veterans are progressing and rookies are fitting in.

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  21. Rookie Jemea Thomas Ready to Surprise in Loaded Patriots Secondary

    When Bill Belichick acquires a player in the NFL draft—such as sixth-round draft pick Jemea Thomas —he has an idea of who they might replace on the current roster...

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  22. Ranking the 7 Biggest Upgrades the Patriots Made This Offseason

    Like any NFL team, the New England Patriots are not a static entity. Players come and players go. Franchises want to get young talent to help their teams. Players want long-term monetary security, playing time and a chance to win a ring...

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  23. Patriots Training Camp: 5 Early Storylines to Watch

    July 24 marks the first time that the 2014 iteration of the New England Patriots will take the practice field as part of training camp...

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  24. New England Patriots' Training Camp To-Do List

    Just 45 days separate the beginning of training camp (July 24) and the opening kickoff of the Week 1 battle between the New England Patriots and Miami Dolphins (September 7)...

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  25. Fantasy Projections for the New England Patriots' Top Offensive Stars

    If you're drafting someone on the New England Patriots not named Thomas Edward Patrick Brady Jr., fantasy football owners need to proceed with caution. Bill Belichick doesn't care about doling out consistent playing time...

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