Mike Lombardi

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Alex Reimer
September 22, 2017 - 1:26 pm
It’s clear the Patriots failed to gather enough information on Aaron Hernandez prior to drafting him seven years ago. Given Bill Belichick’s close relationship with then-Florida head coach Urban Meyer, it’s fair to wonder whether Meyer was honest with the Patriots about Hernandez’s previous...
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Alex Reimer
September 08, 2017 - 12:10 pm
Ex-personnel executive Mike Lombardi is Bill Belichick’s whisperer, given his close professional ties to the Patriots head coach. Last year, for example, Lombardi started bashing linebacker Jamie Collins in interviews across the country shortly after the Patriots had jettisoned him to the Browns...
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Alex Reimer
September 05, 2017 - 10:10 am
Former NFL executive Mike Lombardi is often thought of as a Patriots whisperer, given his close professional relationship with Bill Belichick. But when it comes to how to handle Tom Brady this season, Lombardi holds a vastly different opinion than the organization. In a recent YouTube video, the...
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Ryan Hannable
December 10, 2016 - 4:19 am
[caption id="attachment_111110" align="alignright" width="400"] Jimmy Garoppolo reportedly could be traded to the Browns. (Jim Rogash/Getty Images)[/caption] After a few months of Jimmy Garoppolo talk going to the back-burner, it looks like it's back. According to Mike Lombardi, a good friend of...
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Mike Petraglia
November 02, 2016 - 6:08 am
[caption id="attachment_113328" align="alignright" width="400"] Mike Lombardi. (Robert Deutsch/USA Today Sports)[/caption] FOXBORO -- Of all the opinions expressed on the Jamie Collins trade, the one held by Mike Lombardi has generated the most intrigue as to why the Patriots shipped the linebacker...
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November 01, 2016 - 6:29 am
[caption id="attachment_89014" align="alignright" width="350"] Linebacker Jamie Collins was dealt to the Browns on Monday. (Alex Goodlett/Getty Images)[/caption] FOXBORO — Patriots linebackers coach Brian Flores said that when it comes to Jamie Collins and "freelancing" it was never an issue, as...
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October 31, 2016 - 3:50 pm
[caption id="attachment_94894" align="alignright" width="150"] Jamie Collins[/caption] As far as Browns coach Hue Jackson is concerned, linebacker Jamie Collins can freelance all he wants. In the wake of the deal that sent Collins from New England to Cleveland, former Patriots executive Mike...
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Ryan Hannable
October 31, 2016 - 9:49 am
If anyone knows the mind of Bill Belichick, it is former Patriots executive Mike Lombardi, who is now an analyst for Fox Sports. Following the Patriots' reported trade of Jamie Collins on Monday, Lombardi sent out a series of tweets on the move, saying he wasn't surprised and that Collins does his...
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October 07, 2016 - 6:18 am
[caption id="attachment_111771" align="alignright" width="150"] Michael Lombardi[/caption] NFL analyst Mike Lombardi, making his weekly appearance with Kirk & Callahan, predicted Tom Brady would have a good day Sunday in his return to the Patriots but warned against taking the Browns lightly...
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October 01, 2016 - 5:26 pm
[caption id="attachment_112087" align="alignright" width="350"] Terrelle Pryor thought he was coming to New England (Mitchell Leff/Getty Images)[/caption] Terrelle Pryor is with the Browns, but a year ago, he would have bet anything he would have been a Patriot. The Ohio State product, who has...
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