Football

July 02, 2009 - 6:02 am
Via their web site , the Patriots have announced the practice schedule for the first seven days of the team's training camp. These practices are open to the public. Admission and parking are free. July 30: 9:30 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.; 3:45 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. July 31: 9:30 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.; 3:45 p.m. - 5:...
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July 01, 2009 - 6:40 am
According to the Patriots, for the second year in a row the New England rookies won the "Ultimate Rookie Challenge" at the NFL Rookie Symposium in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. The challenge, which takes place on the final day of the annual conference, comes at the end of a series of seminars on things...
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June 30, 2009 - 12:36 pm
Former Patriots' cornerback Ellis Hobbs spoke with Colin Cowherd of ESPN Radio today, and touched on a number of topics involving his old team. On the big misconception about the Patriots: '€œThat we'€™re all a bunch of jerks, I think, starting with the head man, Bill. I think Bill would be the...
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June 29, 2009 - 6:29 am
Here are the training camp locations and reporting dates for all 32 NFL teams: AFC Baltimore Ravens : McDaniel College - Westminster, Maryland - Rookies report 7/27; Veterans report 7/29 Buffalo Bills : St. John Fisher College - Pittsford, New York - Rookies/veterans report 7/25 Cincinnati Bengals...
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June 25, 2009 - 7:38 am
It was a clean sweep for the Patriots Thursday morning: ESPN.com named them the team of the decade, Tom Brady as the all-decade MVP and Bill Belichick as its all-decade coach. The honors were bestowed with consultation from NFL general managers, coaches, scouts and players. "You have to recognize...
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June 24, 2009 - 11:54 am
Former Patriots safety Rodney Harrison , who retired earlier this spring to begin a broadcasting career, called quarterback Brett Favre "selfish" in an interview Wednesday, and said he'd take former Pats QB Matt Cassel over Favre if he had to choose between the two. Harrison, speaking on The Dan...
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June 22, 2009 - 6:51 pm
LEDYARD, Conn. -- Michael Vick in a Patriots'€™ uniform? Two former NFL stars think it could work. The idea of New England acquiring the former Falcons quarterback been floated by some on the Internet. And speaking before Tuesday's Big Shot Titans at the Tee long drive competition at Foxwoods...
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June 21, 2009 - 7:30 am
The United Football League held its first draft this past week, and three former Patriots were selected. Tight end Jermaine Wiggins was taken by Orlando. The East Boston native had two different stints with the Patriots, in 2000 and 2001, and the Georgia product earned a Super Bowl ring for his...
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June 20, 2009 - 3:39 pm
Connections to the Patriots are around every corner. Turns out that golfer Ricky Barnes, who posted a scorching -8 through two rounds at the US Open at Bethpage Black this weekend, is the son of former Pats' punter Bruce Barnes. The elder Barnes, quoted in this story about his son's hot start at...
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June 18, 2009 - 9:12 pm
Here are a pair of Patriots-related stories found that I thought would be worth passing along: The first is the transcript of a recent question and answer session with former Patriots assistant and current Cleveland offensive coordinator Brian Daboll . Daboll, who was an assistant with the Patriots...
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