Matt Light

May 22, 2012 - 7:47 pm
Former Patriots offensive lineman Matt Light spent some quality time with the gang from NFL Network'€™s '€œTotal Access'€ on Tuesday night, and they touched on a wide variety of topics, including retirement, Wes Welker '€™s contract situation and what the Patriots might look like in 2012...
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May 07, 2012 - 12:08 pm
Here'€™s a collection of quotes from former teammates and coaches about Matt Light , who officially announced his retirement Monday morning. Patriots quarterback Tom Brady : '€œAn exceptional player and an exceptional person and teammate. He played on out left side for 11 great seasons, in the...
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May 07, 2012 - 11:59 am
FOXBORO -- Working as a left tackle in the NFL, you get a chance to come across some of the best edge rushers in the league on a daily basis, and in his 11 years as the man charged with protecting Tom Brady's backside, Matt Light had a chance to see them all. On Monday, I asked him about the best...
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May 07, 2012 - 9:21 am
FOXBORO -- Matt Light '€™s teammates knew he was getting close to the end of his career after a series of late-night, postgame talks this past season, according to teammate and fellow offensive lineman Logan Mankins . '€œWe'€™re pretty close, so I'€™ve know for a while,'€ said Mankins,...
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April 19, 2012 - 12:18 pm
FOXBORO -- Prior to Nate Solder '€™s Q&A with reporters on Thursday afternoon, stools were offered up to some members of the media -- namely cameramen -- who might have wanted a better view of the Patriots'€™ offensive lineman. Solder joked about whether or not he'€™d need one for the...
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April 16, 2012 - 6:03 pm
Despite the fact that the bulk of free agency is done, there are some veterans who are still in an uncertain position. Here are six Patriots (some free agents) who still face uncertain situations (for various reasons) as we close in on the halfway point of the NFL offseason: Andre Carter : Carter'Â...
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March 27, 2012 - 7:37 am
Patriots coach Bill Belichick 's notoriously terse relationship with the media has been well-documented, so it was not much of a surprise when last year he was a no-show for the coaches breakfast at the NFL owners meetings. This year, however, the breakfast seemed to be more his cup of tea, as...
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March 19, 2012 - 11:59 am
The addition of Robert Gallery to the Patriots' offensive line gives New England a veteran presence up front, as well as some positional versatility going forward. Gallery, a 31-year-old who has been in the league for eight seasons (seven with the Raiders and one with the Seahawks ), was the second...
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February 11, 2012 - 2:50 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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Mike Petraglia
February 01, 2012 - 11:26 am
INDIANAPOLIS -- It may not come under the category of breaking news but Patriots left tackle Matt Light - protector of his quarterback's blind side - knows keeping Tom Brady upright will go a long way toward determining whether the Patriots win their fourth Super Bowl title on Sunday. '€œEvery...
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