Football

Wide receiver Phillip Dorsett
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Ryan Hannable
August 14, 2019 - 1:36 pm
NASHVILLE -- The Patriots held the first of two joint practices with the Titans prior to Saturday's second preseason game. It was a very hot morning for the session that lasted just over two hours. The two teams did a lot of work against each other both in the individual and team periods. It was...
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Alex Reimer
August 14, 2019 - 10:24 am
The NFL’s announced partnership with Jay-Z’s entertainment and sports company, Roc Nation, was a surprising one. Though the NFL frequently turns to outside entities and figures to conduct damage control, the superstar rapper is one of the league’s most ardent critics for its dismal response to...
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Defensive end Michael Bennett
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Ryan Hannable
August 14, 2019 - 8:28 am
FOXBORO -- By the looks of things, the Patriots defense may be going to a four-man defensive line instead of three this season. It may be an adjustment for some, but speaking after practice Tuesday new defensive end Michael Bennett doesn't think it will be an issue. "I think it's all the same. I've...
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Wide receiver Jakobi Meyers
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Ryan Hannable
August 14, 2019 - 7:49 am
NASHVILLE — Wide receiver is one of the most competitive positions on the entire Patriots roster. Competition is always a good thing, but is it really a good thing when the competition is for the No. 4 and 5 spots, and the Nos. 1-3 spots aren’t exactly known? This is where the Patriots find...
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Andy Hart
August 14, 2019 - 6:38 am
The Patriots are in Tennessee this week for a few days of joint practice action with the Titans leading up to the teams’ preseason battle in Nashville on Saturday night. Similar to last week’s work with the Lions in Detroit, the opposing sideline will include plenty of familiar faces in Tennessee...
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Isaiah Wynn
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Ryan Hannable
August 13, 2019 - 6:01 pm
A week after joint practices with the Lions before the first preseason game, the Patriots will hold two more joint practices with the Titans ahead of the second preseason game Wednesday and Thursday in Nashville. Like Matt Patricia, Titans head coach Mike Vrabel has a great deal of familiarity with...
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Andy Hart
August 13, 2019 - 5:01 pm
Patrick Mahomes lit the football world afire last fall by throwing 50-plus touchdown passes on the way to an NFL MVP award. In his first year as the Chiefs starter he became one of the most exciting, popular players in the game. As impressive as those accomplishments are, Patriots quarterback Tom...
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New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski
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Alex Reimer
August 13, 2019 - 3:59 pm
Rob Gronkowski is inserting himself back into the news cycle with a vague career announcement scheduled for later this month, which was emailed to seemingly every reporter who’s ever tweeted the word “Gronk.” Sharp Communications , a self-described “top NYC public relations firm,” authored the...
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Defensive end Michael Bennett
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Ryan Hannable
August 13, 2019 - 1:05 pm
FOXBORO -- Tom Brady had a great connection with Martellus Bennett during his short time with the Patriots , and it seems like he's developing a new one with Martellus' brother Michael. Michael was acquired via trade by the team this offseason and he should be an important piece to the defense as...
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Patriots team at training camp
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Ryan Hannable
August 13, 2019 - 12:42 pm
FOXBORO -- Tuesday was the final open practice of the summer for the Patriots at Gillette Stadium, and it was also the slowest. The Patriots held a walkthrough in advance of two joint practices with the Titans Wednesday and Thursday before Saturday's second preseason game. The just over an hour...
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