Training camp

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Andy Hart
August 06, 2019 - 3:02 pm
It’s hard not to notice Chase Winovich on a football field. The third-round rookie Patriots edge defender’s long blonde hair flowing from his helmet tends to stand out. But in his first week-plus of training camp in New England, the former Michigan star’s football abilities are also standing out,...
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Andy Hart
August 06, 2019 - 11:04 am
Kyle Van Noy spent two-plus seasons with the Lions as a second-round pick before he was traded to the Patriots in 2016. He’s seen his career take off in New England and has never shied away from expressing the displeasure he experienced in terms of the way he was used on the field in his time with...
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Andy Hart
August 06, 2019 - 7:19 am
Up until about a week ago, the idea of Tom Brady closing out his Hall of Fame career anywhere but in New England seemed unfathomable. Now, though, after two uncharacteristically telling Brady press conferences and a two-year contract “extension” that more accurately shortens the quarterback’s ties...
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Andy Hart
August 05, 2019 - 2:20 pm
Bill Belichick has seen pretty much everything in his four-plus decades in the NFL and is essentially a walking, talking, frowning Wikipedia page for professional football. But when Belichick spent the weekend in Canton, Ohio –first on Saturday for the Pro Football Hall of Fame inductions that...
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Andy Hart
August 05, 2019 - 7:40 am
The Patriots and Lions will kick off three days of joint practices on Monday, leading up to Thursday night’s preseason opener in Detroit. Before the teams hit the practice field for productive summertime work that has seemingly surpassed actual preseason game action in terms of importance to the...
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Andy Hart
August 05, 2019 - 6:56 am
While the Red Sox were in the midst of drowning in a mud puddle of David Price-filled misery, a Patriots team that didn’t have a game or even a practice went out and had what felt like a pretty productive weekend over the last couple days. The August advancements, still a month from the Sunday...
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Former Saints wide receiver Cameron Meredith
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Andy Hart
August 02, 2019 - 2:53 pm
The Patriots search for help at the wide open wide receiver position is apparently ongoing. According to ESPN, former Saints and Bears receiver Cameron Meredith could be an option for New England at this point. I'm told that free agent WR Cameron Meredith is in the New England area now, again,...
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Isaiah Wynn
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Andy Hart
August 02, 2019 - 1:19 pm
FOXBORO – Friday morning’s Patriots training camp session on the fields behind Gillette Stadium was a lighter one for many players, taking place in helmets, shells and shorts. But for second-year offensive lineman Isaiah Wynn the workout marked an increase in reps and workload as the 2018 top pick...
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Jamie Collins
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Andy Hart
August 02, 2019 - 6:15 am
It wasn't that long ago that Jamie Collins was a young, stud, second-round pick linebacker with a Pro Bowl nod under his belt and a huge contract in his future. He got that contract – a four-year, $50 million deal – following a surprise trade from New England to the Browns in exchange for a third-...
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Patriots wide receivers
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Andy Hart
August 01, 2019 - 2:18 pm
FOXBORO – If Tom Brady described Wednesday’s offensive struggles as “frustrating,” one would have to imagine Bill Belichick might use an even harsher word to characterize what he saw on Thursday on the practice fields behind Gillette Stadium. New England’s seventh practice of training camp, the...
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