Training camp

Tom Brady
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Andy Hart
August 13, 2019 - 5:57 am
For better or worse, we live in a society that’s obsessed with the future. Technology and the next big thing rule the day. You binge watch your favorite series only to have to wait months and even years for the next season. At work we’re urged to fund our retirement 401k accounts and kids’ 529...
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Sam Cohn
August 12, 2019 - 2:04 pm
Replacing Rob Gronkowski won't be easy, but in his first Patriots Monday appearance of the season on Dale and Keefe, Patriots running back James White discussed how the offense is approaching that challenge. “It’s everybody trying to fill in for that guy,” said White . “Obviously there’s no Rob...
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Jerod Mayo, Devin McCourty, Patriots
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Andy Hart
August 09, 2019 - 11:03 am
Change is a constant from year to year in the NFL, both in terms of player personnel and coaching staffs. That’s certainly true for Bill Belichick’s team that heads into a new season with essentially an entirely new staff of defensive coaches, with only safeties coach Steve Belichick returning to...
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Chase Winovich
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Andy Hart
August 09, 2019 - 8:56 am
Though he’d removed his helmet to display his flowing locks of blonde hair, popular Patriots rookie edge player Chase Winovich was otherwise still in full uniform when he stepped to the microphone for his press conference after his impressive preseason debut Thursday night in Detroit. “Just so...
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Jakobi Meyers
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Andy Hart
August 08, 2019 - 11:52 pm
After converting from quarterback to wide receiver as a freshman at N.C. State, Jakobi Meyers closed out his college career with 92 catches a year ago. But the production wasn’t enough to get him drafted after running a slower-than-desired 4.6 40 at the NFL Combine. Landing with the receiver-needy...
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Brian Hoyer
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Andy Hart
August 08, 2019 - 10:34 pm
Tom Brady may have watched Thursday night’s preseason opener in Detroit from the sidelines, but that didn’t mean the Patriots passing game had the night off. Veteran backup Brian Hoyer led a pair of early scoring drives, spreading the ball to a variety of targets, and rookie Jarrett Stidham picked...
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Rookie N'Keal Harry
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Andy Hart
August 08, 2019 - 8:04 am
Bill Belichick’s annual summertime gimmick of giving rookies non-traditional numbers in the 50s, 60 and 70s based on their draft status (or alphabetical order if undrafted) has thankfully come to an end. With Thursday night’s preseason opener in Detroit against the Lions on tap, New England has...
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Rookie quarterback Jarrett Stidham
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Andy Hart
August 08, 2019 - 7:33 am
Thursday night is another key step forward in the summertime NFL team-building process as the Patriots hit the game field in Detroit for the preseason opener against the Lions. After two weeks of training camp practices, including this week’s joint workouts with Matt Patricia’s Lions, full-speed,...
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Andy Hart
August 07, 2019 - 11:26 am
The preseason opener rarely includes high-end players for very long, if at all. According to the Boston Herald , Patriots quarterback Tom Brady is not expected to play in Thursday night’s exhibition game against the Lions in the Detroit. Per source, don’t expect Tom Brady to play in tomorrow’s...
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Andy Hart
August 07, 2019 - 7:40 am
Last we saw the Patriots defense it was holding the high-flying Rams to just three points in Super Bowl LIII. A big part of that defensive effort was the play of veteran linebackers Dont’a Hightower and Kyle Van Noy. Now, as New England begins summertime preparations to defend its title, that...
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