Jerod Mayo

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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February 05, 2014 - 6:45 am
With the Patriots done for the season, we'€™ve got an end-of-the-year position-by-position breakdown of where the roster stands. We'€™ve focused on special teams , wide receivers , tight ends , running backs , quarterbacks , offensive line and defensive line . Now, it'€™s the linebackers...
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January 07, 2014 - 10:32 am
FOXBORO -- Dont'a Hightower acknowledged Tuesday that he may have lost his focus earlier in the season, but the second-year linebacker is back to where he needs to be. After the Patriots lost Jerod Mayo earlier in the year to a season-ending injury, Hightower's role expanded, and he admitted he...
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December 26, 2013 - 4:40 am
Over the final days of the year, WEEI.com will count down the top 13 stories of 2013 in Boston sports. This is No. 7: Patriots stung by injuries to Rob Gronkowski , Vince Wilfork , Jerod Mayo , other key players. To see the previous entries, click here. In any sport, but especially football,...
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October 16, 2013 - 10:30 am
FOXBORO -- Despite the fact that they've now lost two of their most indispensable defensive leaders in Vince Wilfork and Jerod Mayo to season-ending injuries, the Patriots' defense isn't going to spend a lot of time sitting around feeling sorry for themselves. "I think the good thing here is that...
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Mike Petraglia
October 16, 2013 - 7:02 am
FOXBORO -- The Patriots returned to practice on Wednesday in sweats and shells and had a season-high five players absent. Leading the group were cornerback Aqib Talib and wide receiver Danny Amendola . Also not in attendance were offensive lineman Dan Connolly , running back Leon Washington and...
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