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WEEI's coverage of the latest news and rumors about the New England Patriots, Boston Red Sox, Boston Celtics and Boston Bruins.

Brandon Bolden
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Andy Hart
October 11, 2019 - 1:59 am
FOXBOROUGH -- Six games into the season, the Patriots are a 6-0 football team. They are one of only two undefeated teams in the NFL, the only perfect squad in the AFC and have built a nice foundation to be in position to battle for a No. 1 seed in the conference come January playoff time. The track...
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Bill Belichick
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Jim Hackett
October 10, 2019 - 10:30 am
Stormy weather is on the horizon for tonight’s game against the New York Giants and that’s about the only interesting factor in this game to breakdown. Vegas has the Patriots as 17-point favorites which is kind. The Giants literally limp into Foxboro with injuries to their three best playmakers on...
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Tom Brady
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Ryan Hannable
October 09, 2019 - 6:35 am
What is one of the No. 1 traits associated with Tom Brady? Right up there with his competitiveness, it’s his positivity. “I’m just a positive person,” Brady has said countless times over the years. But recently, when it comes to the Patriots offense, especially the pass catchers, he hasn’t been...
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Andy Hart
October 08, 2019 - 6:49 am
Eight tumultuous years into his NFL career, Josh Gordon probably is what he is at this point. Well into his second season in New England, what exactly is that? Through a 5-0 start to the Patriots season, Gordon ranks third on the team with 19 catches for 280 yards (14.7 avg.) with one touchdown...
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Marshall Newhouse
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Andy Hart
October 06, 2019 - 6:33 pm
Dante Scarnecchia is the most accomplished, respected coach on the Patriots staff not named Bill Belichick. He’s a legendary offensive line leader who’s earned uniquely universal faith from media, fans, opponents, fellow coaches and players alike. Scar has overseen offensive lines with differing...
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Rob Bradford
October 06, 2019 - 7:53 am
What Scott Boras said about his client shouldn't have surprised anyone. "When you go back and look at the last three years, this is one of the greatest hitters in Major League Baseball," the agent said on the "Big-Time Baseball" podcast when talking about J.D. Martinez. "This is a person who is a...
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Jim Hackett
October 03, 2019 - 8:42 am
Starting 4-0 while going undefeated in both the division and the conference is a great way to finish the first quarter of the season. The Patriots are 1-0 against each of their three division opponents, which again is a great way to start. It sets them up beautifully for their perennial elite...
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Stephen Gostkowski
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Ryan Hannable
October 03, 2019 - 7:56 am
FOXBOROUGH — Some Patriots fans who asked for Stephen Gostkowski to be released may be taking those words back in the coming weeks. Gostkowski, who has missed five kicks overall in the first four games of the season, was placed on injured reserve Wednesday with a hip injury and reportedly will not...
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Tom Brady, Josh Gordon
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Andy Hart
October 02, 2019 - 6:46 am
What does the Patriots offense do consistently well right now? That’s the question facing New England offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels and quarterback Tom Brady these days, one that’s not close to having an obvious answer. This isn’t just a knee-jerk reaction to the Patriots offensive struggles...
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Jonathan Jones
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Andy Hart
October 01, 2019 - 9:32 am
Patriots cornerback Jonathan Jones’ hit to Bills quarterback Josh Allen’s head in the second half of New England’s 16-10 win in Buffalo on Sunday has created more passionate polar-opposite reactions than the MAGA hat that once resided in Tom Brady’s locker. Depending on perspective it was either an...
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