Marcus Cannon

May 30, 2013 - 3:15 am
FOXBORO -- This time last year, the Patriots offensive line was in a state of flux. Veteran left tackle Matt Light was set to retire, while the future of right guard Brian Waters was up in the air (not to mention his locker). In addition, right tackle Sebastian Vollmer had medical issues and...
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March 21, 2013 - 5:39 am
We recently rated right tackle Sebastian Vollmer as one of the best remaining free agents on the market , so it'€™s logical to ask -- like we did in the case of Wes Welker before he signed with the Broncos -- what the Patriots might do at the position if he does sign elsewhere. A second-round...
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Mike Petraglia
November 23, 2012 - 12:41 pm
FOXBORO -- Patriots coach Bill Belichick knew this week would be a challenge. A late afternoon game on Sunday against the upstart Colts and Andrew Luck followed by a night game four days later against their AFC East rival that pushed them to OT in October. Well, 108 points later, the Patriots went...
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Mike Petraglia
September 30, 2012 - 6:03 am
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. -- Partly cloudy skies and temperatures in the low 60s are expected for the 1 p.m. ET kickoff between the Patriots and Bills at Ralph Wilson Stadium. Winds should be light out of the northeast between 5-10 mph. Showers are expected to taper off about an hour before kickoff, with...
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Mike Petraglia
September 10, 2012 - 2:11 pm
FOXBORO -- On Sunday, Bill Belichick watched Stevan Ridley run the ball 21 times for 125 yards and get rewarded with a one-yard TD run. On Monday, Belichick watched the film and it confirmed what he saw from the sidelines. "I thought he ran hard, he had some good runs," Belichick said of Ridley,...
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August 21, 2012 - 5:13 pm
The two Patriots starting tackles -- Nate Solder on the left side and Marcus Cannon on the right side -- appeared to struggle at times on Monday against the Eagles. They were both victimized on a strip-sack when Phillip Hunt blew past Cannon and Darryl Tapp flew past Solder. To compound the...
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February 09, 2012 - 8:02 pm
With the 2011 season in the rear-view mirror '€” and the Patriots facing a number of key personnel decisions '€” it seems like a good time to break down the current 53-man roster, taking a look at who might be the most valuable members of the franchise. We arrived at this list by considering a...
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February 05, 2012 - 12:08 pm
INDIANAPOLIS -- The following Patriots are inactive for Sunday's game against the Giants : Ryan Mallett , Kevin Faulk , Shane Vereen , Gary Guyton , Donald Thomas , Nick McDonald and Ron Brace . No colossal surprises on the list, but the biggest name might be Faulk, a veteran who might have played...
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January 06, 2012 - 2:52 pm
With the Patriots off this weekend and the postseason ready to begin, we'€™ve got the Patriots Positional Playoff Preview, a weeklong, position-by-position look at the Patriots and how they look heading into the postseason. We'€™ve already broken down the running backs , quarterback , wide...
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Mike Petraglia
January 05, 2012 - 8:11 am
FOXBORO -- One of the best ways to impress Patriots coach Bill Belichick is to show you can overcome adversity. Marcus Cannon certainly fits the bill. The Patriots rookie offensive lineman and cancer survivor was selected by his teammates as the recipient of the 2011 Ed Block Courage Award, as...
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