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New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady
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Ryan Hannable
February 13, 2019 - 3:00 pm
It was well-documented how Tom Brady battled through a knee injury during the second half of the year and got close to 100 percent for the playoffs. One of the biggest reasons why was Brady's personal trainer Alex Guerrero. In an Instagram post Wednesday, Brady thanked him for his work, while also...
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New England Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman
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Ryan Hannable
February 13, 2019 - 1:39 pm
One of the highlights of the NFL Films footage following Super Bowl LIII was Julian Edelman sharing a moment with Matthew Slater telling him he had won MVP. The two players came into the league a year apart -- Slater in 2008 and Edelman in 2009 -- so they have formed a very special bond, including...
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Ryan Hannable
February 13, 2019 - 12:20 pm
Bill Belichick has yet another coach to replace. According to The Daily Chronicle in Illinois , Northern Illinois has hired former Patriots coaching assistant Atif Austin as its running backs coach. Austin spent the 2018 season in New England as a coaching assistant and was one of the names in the...
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Ryan Hannable
February 13, 2019 - 12:03 pm
Tom Brady and Julian Edelman have known each other a long time and have formed one of the closer bonds of any Patriots duo. The pair first met during rookie camp in 2009 when Edelman came to New England as a seventh-round pick and was a college quarterback turned wide receiver. Appearing on Peter...
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Ryan Hannable
February 13, 2019 - 10:25 am
When it comes to the Patriots and the NFL, there really isn't much of an offseason. According to ESPN's Field Yates , the team has re-signed offensive lineman Brian Schwenke to a one-year deal worth $895,000. The veteran was scheduled to be a free agent next month. He was on the Patriots' active...
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Ryan Hannable
February 13, 2019 - 9:02 am
When it comes to the Patriots this offseason, the biggest story may be the number of coaches lost rather than the number of players lost. Yes, it is a little exaggerated, but the point is the Patriots will need to replace at least five coaches and the number of impact players that will need to be...
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Ryan Hannable
February 12, 2019 - 1:40 pm
It appears Antonio Brown will be with another team next season. The Steelers wide receiver posted to Twitter a message thanking the Steelers fans for his nine years with the organization. "Thank you SteelerNation for a big 9 years...time to move on and forward.......... #NewDemands," he tweeted...
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Wide receiver Demaryius Thomas
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Ryan Hannable
February 12, 2019 - 11:25 am
The Patriots certainly will be in the market for wide receivers in the coming months. As of now, besides Matthew Slater, the only receiver on the 53-man roster at the end of last season who is under contract for 2019 is Julian Edelman. There's also Braxton Berrios, who spent his rookie season on...
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Ryan Hannable
February 12, 2019 - 9:36 am
It's been just over a week since Super Bowl LIII, so the McCourty twins have had some time to think about if they want to play in 2019. Speaking to Albert Breer of the MMQB , both players shared their thoughts and it appears Jason, who is a free agent, as of now intends on playing if he's signed by...
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New England Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman
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Ryan Hannable
February 11, 2019 - 10:29 pm
Julian Edelman is vastly underrated when it comes to being one of the league’s best wide receivers. Even though he’s never been named to a Pro Bowl, Edelman is still consistently one of the NFL’s best and dependable wide outs. Just look at this past season. Edelman missed the first four games due...
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