Jimmy Garoppolo

May 14, 2014 - 3:00 am
FOXBORO -- It'€™s hard enough for rookies to jump right on the treadmill as they make the transition from college to the NFL every spring, but that move is even tougher this year. With the draft two weeks later than it has been in year'€™s past, the 2014 rookie class has even less time to get...
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May 13, 2014 - 9:50 am
FOXBORO -- Patriots second-round pick Jimmy Garoppolo can't remember the last time he spent the whole year as a reserve. "I don't know if I ever ... I don't know," he confessed with a smile Tuesday afternoon. "I don't think I ever have." There's a first time for everything, and Garoppolo...
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Mike Petraglia
May 09, 2014 - 9:59 pm
FOXBORO -- WEEI.com's Mike Petraglia and Chris Price recap a busy first two days for the Patriots in the 2014 NFL draft , including the selection of quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo and defensive tackle Dominique Easley and what it means for the immediate and long-term future of the Patriots. They...
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Mike Petraglia
May 09, 2014 - 9:21 pm
FOXBORO -- Bill Belichick opened his press conference recapping the Patriots' second day of the 2014 draft by making a joke about curfews and blowing past them. But in taking Jimmy Garoppolo in the second round -- with the 62nd pick overall -- Friday night, the Patriots are trying to make sure they...
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Mike Petraglia
May 09, 2014 - 7:03 pm
FOXBORO -- Jimmy Garoppolo has never met Tom Brady , but he can't wait to meet the man he models his game after. Like an excited young fan talking about his favorite player growing up, the Eastern Illinois quarterback selected by the Patriots with the 62nd pick told reporters late Friday night that...
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May 09, 2014 - 5:33 pm
FOXBORO -- Three quick thoughts on quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo , who was taken with the 62nd overall pick by the Patriots on Friday night: 1. The 6-foot-2, 226-pound Garoppolo was named the Walter Payton Award winner in 2013 (given to top player in FCS) after going 375-of-568 (66.0 percent) for 5,...
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Mike Petraglia
May 09, 2014 - 5:30 pm
The Patriots took another step in the eventual replacement of Tom Brady  on Friday night when they selected Eastern Illinois quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo with their second-round pick, 62nd overall. The all-time leading passer at Eastern Illinois (the school where Tony Romo  played) is known for...
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