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Josh Gordon
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Andy Hart
September 13, 2019 - 3:15 pm
Josh Gordon would qualify as an expert witness in regards to an ultra-talented wide receiver with off-field baggage joining the Patriots passing attack in September with the season already underway. So it’s certainly worth noting what Gordon has seen from Antonio Brown in the new New England wide...
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Rob Gronkowski
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Scott McLaughlin
September 13, 2019 - 1:49 pm
Rob Gronkowski made news Thursday when, during an appearance on CBS News, he casually mentioned that he "probably had like 20 concussions in my life," including five that caused him to black out. The former Patriots tight end made more news Friday when he tweeted a follow-up on the discussion...
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Antonio Brown
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Nick Friar
September 13, 2019 - 10:54 am
Antonio Brown may make his Patriots debut this weekend. If he doesn’t play, it won’t be because the NFL stopped him. ESPN ’s Adam Schefter is reporting the NFL is not placing the wide receiver on the commissioner exempt list because there isn’t a criminal investigation, thus making Brown eligible...
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Patriots safety Rodney Harrison
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Ryan Hannable
September 13, 2019 - 8:05 am
Ty Law was enshrined into the Pro Football Hall of Fame this summer, and a number of former Patriots have a chance to join him next year. On Thursday, the Pro Football Hall of Fame unveiled its list of modern era finalists for the 2020 class, and a number of former Patriots are included. They...
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Andy Hart
September 13, 2019 - 6:44 am
The Patriots were dominant in Week 1, blowing out the Steelers at Gillette Stadium 33-3. The Dolphins, on the other hand, were dominated by the Ravens 59-10. So it’s probably not surprising that the Patriots are nearly a three-touchdown favorite for their Week 2 trip to Miami, one of the largest...
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Antonio Brown
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Andy Hart
September 12, 2019 - 9:50 pm
According to ESPN, newly-signed Patriots wide receiver Antonio Brown and his former trainer, Britney Taylor, “were in discussions over the past few months, but agreed their communication would remain confidential until the filing of Taylor's civil sexual assault lawsuit,” which occurred on Tuesday...
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September 12, 2019 - 9:23 pm
Antonio Brown has not spoken to the media since signing with the Patriots this week, but that doesn’t mean the wide receiver is necessarily keeping a low profile in the wake of a civil lawsuit filed Tuesday alleging he committed sexual assault and rape against a former trainer. Well known as an...
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Chase Winovich
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Andy Hart
September 12, 2019 - 5:09 pm
FOXBOROUGH -- Chase Winovich was a star both on the Wolverines football team and around campus at the University of Michigan. Arriving in New England as a third-round pick, the rookie outside linebacker built a pretty swift following with some impressive preseason action this summer. That...
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New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski
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Ryan Hannable
September 12, 2019 - 2:50 pm
Rob Gronkowski has made many media appearances this week as he continues to be the spokesman for CBDMedic. Appearing on CBS News, Gronkowski was asked if he would allow his son to play football, and within his answer he disclosed he had around 20 concussions during his playing career. “I would let...
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Ryan Hannable
September 12, 2019 - 1:08 pm
Antonio Brown's No. 1 didn't last very long. The new Patriots wide receiver was present at practice Thursday and wore No. 17, according to those on site. This doesn't have a great history with the team, as some former players to wear the number are Chad Jackson, Taylor Price, Greg Salas, Aaron...
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