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Ryan Hannable
August 16, 2018 - 7:07 pm
FOXBORO -- The following 10 Patriots players were not spotted on the field prior to Thursday's game against the Eagles, an indication they will not play: Braxton Berrios, Matthew Slater, Ryan Lewis, Sony Michel, Rex Burkhead, Duke Dawson, Harvey Langi, Marcus Cannon, Kenny Britt, Trey Flowers...
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Ryan Hannable
August 16, 2018 - 6:30 pm
FOXBORO -- The Eagles are still very proud of their Super Bowl LII win over the Patriots. The official Eagles Twitter account trolled the Patriots with a 41-33 reference in a tweet , and then some fans got into the action by flying a plane around Gillette Stadium with a banner reading: "41-33...
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Alex Reimer
August 16, 2018 - 6:18 pm
Broncos president John Elway said Thursday he isn’t pursuing Colin Kaepernick to be his team’s backup quarterback, because Kaepernick has already turned down an offer from him. Interestingly enough, Elway left out when the offer was presented. Denver has a big hole on its quarterback depth chart,...
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Ryan Hannable
August 16, 2018 - 5:29 pm
The Eagles defeated the Patriots, 41-33 in Super Bowl LII last February, and while this is a new season, the Eagles are still offering up a reminder what happened. Prior to the two teams meeting in the preseason Thursday, the official Eagles Twitter account posted a picture from the locker room of...
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Ryan Hannable
August 16, 2018 - 5:06 pm
FOXBORO -- Chris Hogan has done a nice job in his two seasons in New England, and it appears the team has interest in more. According to Jeff Howe of The Athletic , the Patriots and Hogan have engaged in negotiations regarding a contract extension, but the two sides are too far apart in the early...
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Ryan Hannable
August 16, 2018 - 1:45 pm
With the Patriots hosting the Eagles Thursday night in a Super Bowl LII rematch, one of the bigger questions is how much will Tom Brady play? Perhaps, a good amount. According to ESPN's Mike Reiss , Brady is expected to play in the game and it wouldn't be a surprise to see him play deep into the...
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Ryan Hannable
August 16, 2018 - 11:56 am
Thursday night will be a Super Bowl LII rematch at Gillette Stadium when the Patriots host the Eagles, but it certainly won’t have the same intensity and meaning as last February when the Eagles came away with a 41-33 win. Tom Brady and a few other regulars who didn’t play against the Redskins last...
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Pete Davidson
August 16, 2018 - 11:22 am
If you play in a Boston area fantasy football league, then you should probably avoid drafting Tom Brady this year. Hear me out. This is a Boston-specific thing, or perhaps a New England-specific thing. Here's the deal. If you play in a league that is primarily comprised of Patriots fans, the price...
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