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September 19, 2019 - 10:13 am
While the Patriots are 2-0, everything is not perfect, especially on the offensive line. On top of a few players retiring before training camp, David Andrews being out for the year with blood clots in his lungs, the team is also dealing with injuries to both its tackles. Marcus Cannon (shoulder)...
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Andy Hart
September 19, 2019 - 9:10 am
Patriots fans have always believed that football players should pick New England over 31 other NFL job opportunities for one simple reason: to win a Super Bowl ring. Well, apparently player agents feel the same way. In a recent expansive survey of 21 agents by The Athletic focused on prospects...
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Andy Hart
September 19, 2019 - 8:27 am
First-year Jets coach Adam Gase hasn’t garnered much respect recently. As time wound down on his three-year, 23-25 tenure with the Dolphins last year he clearly had lost the respect of most in Miami. Now, in the midst of an 0-2 start in New York, Gase has been squarely in the crosshairs of the...
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Jim Hackett
September 19, 2019 - 8:16 am
The thing about a true Hall of Fame player in any sport in my view is that you know one when you see one. A true Hall of Famer needs no defense. There is no debate. Tom Brady is a Hall of Famer. Peyton Manning is a Hall of Famer. Joe Montana, Dan Marino, John Elway and Brett Favre, they are all...
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Tom Brady, Josh Gordon
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Ryan Hannable
September 19, 2019 - 7:49 am
Whether you were on board with the signing of Antonio Brown or not, the reality is the wide receiver is on the Patriots and appears to be staying on the roster for the time being. Instead of analyzing the signing and whether it should have happened or not, it’s time to accept the fact that Brown...
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Ryan Hannable
September 18, 2019 - 5:50 pm
FOXBOROUGH -- Jaguars cornerback Jalen Ramsey said Tuesday there “ain’t no argument” about who is the best cornerback in the league and many assumed he was referring to himself. But, that doesn't appear to be the case, according to Jets coach Adam Gase. He seems to believe it is Stephon Gilmore. "I...
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Tom Brady
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Ryan Hannable
September 18, 2019 - 4:59 pm
FOXBOROUGH -- The Patriots certainly aren't as healthy following the Miami game as they were going into it. Two players missed practice and then four were limited in Wednesday's session. The most notable is Tom Brady (calf) was a limited participant. It was observed by some that he had a slight...
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Antonio Brown
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Ryan Hannable
September 18, 2019 - 1:14 pm
While Britney Taylor, the woman who filed a civil lawsuit against Antonio Brown for allegedly sexually assaulting and raping her, reportedly met with the NFL for 10 hours Monday, the claims will not be looked into by Pennsylvania police. The Allegheny County DA told the NFL Network they reached out...
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Ryan Hannable
September 18, 2019 - 1:01 pm
FOXBOROUGH -- There were two players missing from Patriots practice on Wednesday: fullback James Develin and defensive end Shilique Calhoun. Develin left Sunday's game in Miami briefly, but did not miss any time. Meanwhile, there was no evidence of Calhoun being injured at all. All of the offensive...
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Le'Veon Bell
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Andy Hart
September 18, 2019 - 12:50 pm
Joining the Jets this offseason on a four-year, $52 million deal after sitting out all of 2018 in contract dispute with the Steelers, running back Le’Veon Bell was destined to be a key cog in the New York offense. Now, though, with the Jets having lost their top two quarterbacks – Sam Darnold...
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