Ivan Fears

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Ryan Hannable
January 28, 2019 - 10:38 pm
ATLANTA -- The Patriots should have their two longest tenured coaches back next season. Both offensive line coach Dante Scarnecchia and running backs coach Ivan Fears indicated to WEEI.com at Super Bowl Opening Night they plan on coaching again next season. Scarnecchia was with the Patriots from...
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Ryan Hannable
November 02, 2018 - 8:18 am
FOXBORO — After Sony Michel’s first two NFL games, the rookie got a lot of heat. Following missing the entire preseason and Week 1 due to a knee injury, he had 34 yards on 10 carries against the Jaguars in Week 2 and then 50 yards on 14 carries in Week 3. Things then changed in Week 4 when he had...
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Ryan Hannable
August 28, 2018 - 4:50 pm
FOXBORO -- Patriots rookie running back Sony Michel hasn't been on the field much this summer after reportedly getting his knee drained in early August, but he's still done enough to make a good first impression on running backs coach Ivan Fears. “I’m very happy with him,” Fears said Tuesday. “He’s...
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Ryan Hannable
November 04, 2017 - 11:00 am
The Patriots assistant coaches are made available twice a year — once during the start of training camp and then again during the bye week. The two most sought after coaches on these days are offensive line coach Dante Scarnecchia and running backs coach Ivan Fears, as both are extremely honest...
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It was good to see Rob Gronkowski at OTAs this week. (Greg M. Cooper/USA Today Sports)
Ryan Hannable
May 28, 2017 - 6:00 am
1. Just six months ago, Rob Gronkowski was having yet another back surgery, which ended his 2016 season two months premature. But unlike some other offseasons, the injury didn't prevent Gronkowski from participating in OTAs, as the tight end was a full participant this week. Last season he didn't...
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July 27, 2016 - 1:57 pm
[caption id="attachment_99789" align="alignright" width="400"] Bill Belichick begins his 42nd season in the NFL this month. (Jim Rogash/Getty Images)[/caption] FOXBORO — To give you some perspective as to just how long Bill Belichick has been in the NFL, when the Patriots meet the Dolphins this...
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July 27, 2016 - 9:13 am
[caption id="attachment_94900" align="alignright" width="150"] Ivan Fears[/caption] FOXBORO — On Wednesday, Patriots running backs coach Ivan Fears responded to an ESPN story that singled out New England as having the least diverse coaching staff in the NFL , saying that in his experience, coach...
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Ryan Hannable
May 02, 2016 - 10:51 am
[caption id="attachment_94900" align="alignright" width="150"] Ivan Fears[/caption] FOXBORO -- Not many people within the confines of Gillette Stadium know Kevin Faulk better than running backs coach Ivan Fears. Fears coached Faulk from 2002 to the end of his career in 2011, so he wasn't surprised...
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April 21, 2016 - 6:26 am
[caption id="attachment_94891" align="alignright" width="150"] Nick Caserio[/caption] FOXBORO — The Patriots have cycled through a handful of positional coaches the last few seasons, including at offensive line, linebackers and safeties. With the great majority of those coaching changes coming in...
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March 31, 2016 - 10:14 am
Notre Dame held its pro day on Thursday, and according to our pal Eric Edholm of Yahoo Sports , the Patriots had a couple of folks in attendance: national scout DuJuan Daniels (top photo) and running back coach Ivan Fears. Via our pal @Eric_Edholm , the only #Patriots rep spotted at Notre Dame pro...
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