Jerod Mayo

Mike Petraglia
July 25, 2014 - 5:45 am
FOXBORO -- Bill Belichick knows a team leader when he sees one. And in Jerod Mayo , he's sees one of the best he's ever been around in the NFL. That's saying something from a coach who has been in the presence of Lawrence Taylor , Harry Carson , Carl Banks , Pepper Johnson , Rodney Harrison , Tedy...
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Ryan Hannable
July 24, 2014 - 1:52 pm
FOXBORO -- Thursday was like Christmas morning for many Patriots fans as they got their first glimpse of the 2014 squad on the field together for the first time on the first day of training camp. Tight end Rob Gronkowski took part in team activities (with the exception of 7-on-7s and 11-on-11s) for...
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July 21, 2014 - 1:27 pm
With camp looming later this week, the Patriots reportedly made some procedural roster moves Monday designed to allow some of players who are injured or coming off offseason surgery more time to rehab before they get on the field. According to Field Yates of ESPN, defensive lineman Dominique Easley...
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Mike Petraglia
May 08, 2014 - 9:46 am
FOXBORO -- When the 2013 NFL Draft came around, Jamie Collins was not really paying attention except to find out where he would wind up. When the Patriots nabbed him with their second-round pick out of Southern Mississippi, Collins was ready to do whatever he was asked to do. That would turn out to...
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Mike Petraglia
May 06, 2014 - 7:07 pm
FOXBORO -- He may be only 28 but Patriots linebacker Jerod Mayo has seen enough as an NFL player and fan of the sport to know that all the talent in the world doesn't always translate into success. The most recent and obvious example of this would be the 2011 Philadelphia Eagles that added the...
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Mike Petraglia
May 06, 2014 - 11:57 am
FOXBORO -- Jerod Mayo wants to believe he'll be ready for the Patriots' 2014 season but the truth is, he just isn't sure. Mayo tore his pectoral muscle in the miraculous 30-27 win over the Saints on Oct. 20. He had surgery shortly thereafter and had to watch in utter frustration as his team reached...
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May 01, 2014 - 12:11 pm
FOXBORO -- There have been a lot of changes at linebacker for the Patriots to this point in the offseason. Dane Fletcher and Brandon Spikes have departed via free agency, while linebacker coach Pepper Johnson left for a new challenge in Buffalo. Meanwhile, the team awaits the return of veteran...
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April 16, 2014 - 11:14 am
With the pre-draft process longer now than it's been in years past, there's more time for speculation, and official visits, workouts and attendance at Pro Days are all ways fans and the media try and gauge a team's interest in a prospect. Some of the pre-draft work can be a smokescreen, some of it...
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April 04, 2014 - 5:55 pm
With the offseason now one-third of the way done -- and most of free agency now complete -- the Patriots still have to address a few specific areas of need as part of the team-building process. Here's a look at four personnel questions that have to be dealt with between now and the start of...
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March 07, 2014 - 8:35 am
Brandon Spikes , who likely has seen his career with the Patriots come to a close, said Friday morning that he'd be "shocked" if New England decides to cut ties with veteran defensive lineman Vince Wilfork this offseason. Wilfork has been rumored to be a salary cap casualty because of his cap hit...
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