NFL free agency

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John Tomase
March 13, 2019 - 11:07 am
NBA free agency opened on July 1 and the fireworks started immediately. LeBron joined the Lakers! Chris Paul stayed in Houston! Paul George committed to the Thunder! Dallas landed DeAndre Jordan! NFL free agency opened on Monday amidst a frenzy of activity. The Super Bowl champs lost Trey Flowers...
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New England Patriots offensive tackle Trent Brown
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John Tomase
March 11, 2019 - 11:38 am
When the Patriots let left tackle Nate Solder sign with the Giants last winter, fans rightly wondered who'd protect Tom Brady's blind side. They had no idea Trent Brown would work out so well after being acquired from the 49ers. Too bad he could be on his way out the door after just one season...
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Justin Houston
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John Tomase
March 11, 2019 - 10:07 am
The Patriots are on the verge of acquiring one of the best pass rushers on the market in Michael Bennett. Could Kansas City sackmaster Justin Houston soon join him? The Chiefs decided to part ways with their four-time Pro Bowler on Sunday when they couldn't find a taker for his $15.2 million...
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Jim Hackett
February 14, 2019 - 6:54 am
Once upon a time a Super Bowl winning team would look very similar in the year to follow, but not in these times. It’s just over one week since the Super Bowl LIII victory parade was celebrated by over 1.5 million people throughout the streets of Boston. However, the 2019 free agency period begins...
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John Tomase
March 14, 2018 - 3:06 pm
So much for Trent Murphy. The Redskins outside linebacker, considered a target of Bill Belichick, spurned the Patriots to sign a three-year, $21 million contract with the Bills, according to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network and Adam Schefter of ESPN. Murphy was considered an intriguing fit in New...
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Adrian Clayborn
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John Tomase
March 14, 2018 - 1:49 pm
With a steady exodus of talent leaving New England -- Danny Amendola, Nate Solder, Malcom Butler, Dion Lewis -- it's only a matter of time before the Patriots acquire a player of note. One possibility? Pass-rushing defensive end Adrian Clayborn of the Falcons. According to ESPN , the Patriots "...
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Richard Sherman shakes hands with Tom Brady after Super Bowl XLIX.
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John Tomase
March 13, 2018 - 11:31 pm
Tom Brady and Richard Sherman clearly respect the hell out of each other. Sherman proved that by congratulating Brady after Super Bowl XLIX. Brady returned the favor by liking and commenting on Sherman's Instagram post saying goodbye to Seattle this week. A troll tried to get under Brady's skin in...
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Jimmy Garoppolo
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John Tomase
March 12, 2018 - 1:01 pm
Jimmy Garoppolo is gone. But his Making the Patriots Miserable tour has only just begun. The NFL offseason doesn't even get cranking until free agency starts on Wednesday, and already Garoppolo is negatively impacting his former team. Think of it like the butterfly effect, except in this case the...
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John Tomase
March 12, 2018 - 11:04 am
Suffice it to say, Sports Illustrated writer Peter King expects the market for Patriots free agent left tackle Nate Solder to be robust. Writing in his weekly Monday Morning Quarterback, King said he believes Solder is the best non-quarterback in free agency and hence will be paid like the top-10...
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Richard Sherman
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John Tomase
March 09, 2018 - 2:49 pm
Now that it looks like Richard Sherman will be a free man , could a relocation to New England be in his future? The Boston Herald's Jeff Howe thinks so. Appearing on NBC Sports Boston , Howe said that Sherman "absolutely wants to play for the Patriots. So he's going to be on the short list."...
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