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Ryan Hannable
August 28, 2017 - 12:33 pm
FOXBORO -- The Patriots held their first practice following Friday's third preseason game on Monday on the grass fields behind Gillette Stadium. Here are some important notes with who was and wasn't there, as the team got a few players back, but also lost a couple more. -- The players missing were...
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Ryan Hannable
August 02, 2017 - 12:33 pm
FOXBORO — The Patriots held their sixth training camp session Wednesday morning on the grass fields behind Gillette Stadium. It was a nearly two-hour session held in full pads, the fourth padded practice this summer. It was the most action-packed practice thus far, but the biggest takeaway were the...
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Ryan Hannable
July 26, 2017 - 3:32 pm
FOXBORO -- On Wednesday morning, Bill Belichick predictably didn't do anything to add to the 16-0 hype . In fact, he shut it down. His message apparently has carried over to captains Devin McCourty and Matthew Slater, as both players were not fans of the perfect season talk this summer. Slater even...
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Ryan Hannable
July 26, 2017 - 2:34 pm
FOXBORO -- On Tuesday, Boston University released the results of a study which examined 111 brains of deceased NFL players and found 110 to have chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE). This was a big topic of discussion on Wednesday, as all three members of the Patriots to speak -- Bill Belichick,...
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Matthew Slater deferred to the fans when asked how Roger Goodell will be received at Gillette Stadium. (Kirby Lee/USA Today Sports)
Ryan Hannable
April 11, 2017 - 5:43 pm
Even though the Patriots will be raising their fifth Super Bowl banner at Gillette Stadium when the 2017 season opens in September, the bigger storyline may be Roger Goodell making his first trip to Foxboro since Deflategate began. Speaking to reporters at Gillette Stadium Tuesday, Matthew Slater...
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Ryan Hannable
February 02, 2017 - 3:11 pm
[caption id="attachment_116801" align="alignright" width="400"] Nate Ebner is expected to play in Super Bowl Li. (Michael Madrid/USA Today Sports)[/caption] HOUSTON -- It appears Nate Ebner (concussion) will be good to go Sunday against the Falcons. The special teams ace again worked in a red, non-...
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Mike Petraglia
January 19, 2017 - 11:31 am
[caption id="attachment_116202" align="alignright" width="400"] Dont'a Hightower will be a big part of the Patriots defensive game plan Sunday. (Winslow Townson/USA Today Sports)[/caption] FOXBORO -- Sunday night discipline and fundamentals will meet patience and speed. The winner will advance to...
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Ryan Hannable
January 17, 2017 - 1:32 pm
[caption id="attachment_115984" align="alignright" width="400"] Roger Goodell won't be in New England on Sunday. (Brett Davis/USA Today Sports)[/caption] FOXBORO -- Much of New England seems to be upset Roger Goodell will not be in attendance Sunday for the AFC championship game as he will be in at...
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Ryan Hannable
January 17, 2017 - 1:18 pm
[caption id="attachment_116109" align="alignright" width="400"] Matthew Slater wasn't bothered by Mike Tomlin's comments. (Mark J. Rebilas/USA Today Sports)[/caption] FOXBORO -- While the Patriots had little reaction to Antonio Brown's Facebook Live video from after Sunday's game in the Steelers...
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Ryan Hannable
January 12, 2017 - 1:00 am
[caption id="attachment_115582" align="alignright" width="400"] The Patriots will host the Texans Saturday night at Gillette Stadium. (WEEI.com)[/caption] FOXBORO -- Playoff football is back at Gillette Stadium and the Patriots are looking forward to playing in front of their fans. The Patriots...
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