Phillip Dorsett

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Ryan Hannable
May 16, 2018 - 10:04 am
The Patriots didn't pick up Phillip Dorsett's fifth-year option and now they apparently are tweaking his contract. According to ESPN's Field Yates , the wide out agreed to a reduction in the roster bonus due the fifth day of training camp. It went down from $450,000 to $150,000, but he now can earn...
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Ryan Hannable
May 02, 2018 - 5:02 pm
Thursday is the deadline for teams to pick up the fifth-year options of 2015 first-round picks and the Patriots apparently didn't for all three of the 2015 first-round picks on their roster. According to NFL Media's Mike Garafolo , defensive tackles Danny Shelton and Malcom Brown and wide receiver...
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Ryan Hannable
November 07, 2017 - 11:53 am
Although the Patriots are 6-2 at the midway point and tied for first place in the AFC, there is still plenty of room for improvement. The offense is ranked first in yards per game (411.1), but seventh in points per game, averaging 27 points a contest. A major reason for this drop off is the...
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Ryan Hannable
September 05, 2017 - 4:09 pm
FOXBORO -- Over the weekend, wide receiver Phillip Dorsett was traded to the Patriots from the Colts for third-string quarterback Jacoby Brissett. Dorsett was a first-round pick in 2015, but was the No. 3 receiver with the Colts entering the season. Because of this, it wasn't a complete shock for...
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Ryan Hannable
September 04, 2017 - 11:16 pm
The Patriots offense will have a much different look this season. No, this doesn’t mean it won’t be scoring as many points, it might just look a little different than in recent years. The offense of late has been dependent upon short and quick strikes over the middle of the field led by Julian...
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Ryan Hannable
September 04, 2017 - 5:17 pm
Although Jacoby Brissett was only with the Patriots for a little over a year, he was one of the most liked players on the team, especially in the quarterbacks room. Over the weekend, he was traded to the Colts for receiver Phillip Dorsett. On Monday, Tom Brady talked about Brissett and what it was...
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Lucy Burdge
September 04, 2017 - 1:09 pm
In his MMQB column on Monday, Peter King said the Colts did not know the Patriots were considering trading Jacoby Brissett until the team came to them with a trade offer for Phillip Dorsett on Friday: “There was not a whisper of a rumor that the Pats would deal their No. 3 (but rising prospect)...
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Ryan Hannable
September 04, 2017 - 11:00 am
FOXBORO -- Although the Patriots don't have any experience with Phillip Dorsett on their roster, they do have some experience playing against him. Dorsett was a rookie in 2015 when the Patriots played the Colts in Indianapolis. One of the players who was forced to cover him was safety Devin...
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Alex Reimer
September 03, 2017 - 12:40 pm
The Andrew Luck-led Colts might have peaked when they tattled on the Patriots for playing with slightly underinflated footballs during the 2015 AFC championship. It’s been a trying couple of years for the Colts, who traded speedy wideout Phillip Dorsett to the Patriots Saturday in exchange for...
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Ryan Hannable
September 03, 2017 - 10:01 am
FOXBORO -- The Patriots made a big move Saturday by trading third-string quarterback Jacoby Brissett to the Colts for wide out Phillip Dorsett. On Sunday morning, Bill Belichick didn't have much to say on the trade. When asked why he traded Brissett, he replied, “To acquire Dorsett.” He later added...
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