T.J. Hockenson

NFL draft tight end prospect Noah Fant
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Ryan Hannable
April 25, 2019 - 10:30 pm
FOXBORO -- The Patriots will not get one of the top two tight ends in the draft after all. The Iowa tight ends, T.J. Hockenson and Noah Fant, were selected No. 8 by the Lions and No. 20 by the Broncos respectively. It was reportedly earlier the Patriots would strongly consider trading up for Fant,...
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Bill Belichick
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Ryan Hannable
April 21, 2019 - 6:00 am
1. The NFL draft is less than a week away and there’s plenty of intrigue surrounding the Patriots , even though they have pick No. 32 overall. But, with 12 overall selections and six in the top 101, there’s plenty of options and anything can happen. With some pretty obvious needs, most notably...
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Ryan Hannable
April 07, 2019 - 6:00 am
1. Right now, the Patriots will not select until No. 32 overall in the NFL draft, but don’t be surprised if that were to change. According to a source, the Patriots have had preliminary discussions about trading up in the first round. This isn’t really unusual for this time of year as teams run...
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Iowa tight end T.J. Hockenson
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April 04, 2019 - 9:21 am
Tight end is certainly one of the Patriots' biggest needs in the NFL draft. Two of the best in the entire class come from Iowa in T.J. Hockenson and Noah Fant. There's a good chance both will be gone by the time the Patriots select at No. 32 overall, but they certainly have the ability to move up...
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Iowa tight end T.J. Hockenson
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Ryan Hannable
April 01, 2019 - 11:03 am
The Patriots have certainly been in the news this offseason, but it hasn’t exactly been because of making a huge splash in free agency and adding new players. It’s been an offseason of losses, as a number of coaches have gone on to other teams, or stepped down before even being officially being...
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Iowa tight end T.J. Hockenson
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Ryan Hannable
March 01, 2019 - 6:07 pm
INDIANAPOLIS -- The Patriots certainly will be looking at tight ends in the 2019 draft, and one of the best likely will stand out to Bill Belichick in a big way. Iowa tight end T.J. Hockenson got emotional at the podium Friday afternoon when asked about the impact of Kirk Ferentz and Brian Ferentz...
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