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Ryan Hannable
September 19, 2018 - 5:47 pm
FOXBORO -- Bill Belichick wouldn't talk about new wide receiver Josh Gordon, but his new teammates did. "He’s a really good player and it’s good to have him here," Rob Gronkowski said. The Patriots saw first hand back in 2013 how good Gordon is, as he recorded seven receptions for 151 yards and a...
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Erin Walsh
September 19, 2018 - 5:45 pm
Former Patriots linebacker and ESPN NFL analyst Tedy Bruschi joined Ordway, Merloni, and Fauria Wednesday afternoon for his weekly visit, and predictably much of the conversation was about the Josh Gordon trade. Given all his off-field issues, Bruschi hopes Gordon works out in New England, but...
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Ryan Hannable
September 19, 2018 - 4:53 pm
FOXBORO -- Josh Gordon is officially a member of the Patriots, as the wide receiver participated in his first practice with the team on Wednesday, but he was a limited participant with a hamstring injury. Gordon apparently suffered the injury shooting a commercial last week in Cleveland. ESPN's...
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Tom Brady sacked
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John Tomase
September 19, 2018 - 4:18 pm
By Tim Tully Week 2 represented a weird NFL slate: We saw another tie, the top team fell in our Power Matchup of the week, and an upset that featured No. 29 (Buccaneers) beating No. 2 (Eagles). The Bengals jumped 11 places, while the Redskins dropped eight. Here's where we stand entering Week 3,...
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Ryan Hannable
September 19, 2018 - 3:00 pm
FOXBORO -- Things have not gone well for Matt Patricia in Detroit so far this season. The new head coach is 0-2 and there have been reports that the veteran players do not like the new culture he's trying to establish. Speaking on a conference call with Patriots reporters Wednesday, Patricia was...
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Ryan Hannable
September 19, 2018 - 1:09 pm
FOXBORO -- There was some notable news coming from Patriots practice Wednesday. First, wide receiver Josh Gordon was present and accounted for, so it appears the trade with the Browns has been finalized. He was wearing No. 10. Related: Watch every Patriots game season this season with fuboTV --...
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Ryan Hannable
September 19, 2018 - 12:05 pm
FOXBORO -- After both the Patriots and Browns announced the Josh Gordon trade Monday and it was on the NFL league wire Tuesday, the thought was Bill Belichick would finally address the move Wednesday at his weekly press conference. Wrong. "I'm not going to talk about players that are not actually,...
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Tom Brady sacked
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John Tomase
September 19, 2018 - 11:19 am
The Patriots are no longer Super Bowl favorites after suffering a 31-20 loss to the Jaguars that probably wasn't that close on Sunday. According to the Westgate Super Book, the Pats now trail not their vanquishers on Sunday, but the L.A. Rams, who are off to a flying start in the NFC West. The Rams...
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WEEI
September 19, 2018 - 10:19 am
When it comes to Josh Gordon and the Patriots, the thing that stands out most is his off-field issues and can he figure those out to get on the field. What isn't being talked about much is his performance on the field, and appearing on the Not Sunday podcast with Ryan Hannable, NFL Media's Mike...
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Ryan Hannable
September 19, 2018 - 9:13 am
It appears Cyrus Jones is returning to New England. According to Jeff Howe of The Athletic , the Patriots have signed Jones off the Ravens' practice squad. This means he has to be on the Patriots' active roster. Howe notes Jones will likely be the Patriots' punt returner and also be in the mix at...
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