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Rookie N'Keal Harry
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Ryan Hannable
May 24, 2019 - 8:38 am
FOXBORO -- Patriots first-round pick N'Keal Harry was one of the biggest standouts in Thursday's OTA session. The rookie wide receiver made several contested catches in 11-on-11 work and showcased his ability to go up and catch the football. While it's just OTAs and Tom Brady wasn't the one...
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Ryan Hannable
May 24, 2019 - 8:09 am
The NFL released locations for the draft in 2020, 2021 and 2023 this week, but 2022 remains open. Could Boston be a possibility? According to NFL Media's Ian Rapoport, yes. “My understanding is what the NFL wants to do is go a little city, big city, and kind of alternate,” Rapoport said Wednesday...
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Patriots owner Robert Kraft
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Ryan Hannable
May 23, 2019 - 6:38 pm
Earlier this week, Judge Leonard Hanser postponed Robert Kraft's trial for soliciting prostitution indefinitely so the prosecution can appeal his decision to suppress video evidence, which allegedly shows Kraft receiving sex acts in exchange for money at the Orchids of Asia day spa. This came...
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Ryan Hannable
May 23, 2019 - 6:24 pm
Mystery solved. At Thursday's Patriots OTA session open to the media there was a No. 72 playing wide receiver who wasn't on the roster, and now we know who he is -- Gunner Olszewski, from Division II Bemidji State. He participated in the team's rookie minicamp a few weeks back. Although he was...
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NFL tight end Ben Watson
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Ryan Hannable
May 23, 2019 - 2:59 pm
FOXBORO -- Ben Watson's retirement didn't last long at all. After announcing last season would be his last, following considering media and player development opportunities, the 38-year-old decided to return to football and sign with the Patriots , the team that drafted him in the first round of...
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Linebacker Jamie Collins
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Ryan Hannable
May 23, 2019 - 2:34 pm
FOXBORO -- In a prime example of how Bill Belichick doesn't care about what's happened in the past, Jamie Collins is back with the Patriots following signing with the team last week. Things didn't end on the best of terms when Collins was traded to Cleveland at the trade deadline in 2016, but now...
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New England Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman
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Ryan Hannable
May 23, 2019 - 2:01 pm
FOXBORO -- It's been quite the week for Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman. The veteran, who is preparing for his 11th NFL season, celebrated his 33rd birthday Tuesday and the day before that he signed a two-year extension with the Patriots keeping him in New England through 2021. "It's awesome...
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Patriots wide receiver N'Keal Harry
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Ryan Hannable
May 23, 2019 - 1:46 pm
FOXBORO -- The Patriots held their third OTA session of the spring and first open to the media Thursday morning on the upper grass fields behind Gillette Stadium. The session lasted just under two hours and due to league rules there was no contact and no pads. Here are the 14 players who missed the...
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Alex Reimer
May 23, 2019 - 1:37 pm
Over the last several years, numerous current and ex-NFL players have made convincing arguments about why the league should legalize marijuana use. They talk about its pain management benefits and role in minimizing the use of addictive prescription drugs, both of which are true. But Chris Long is...
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Ryan Hannable
May 23, 2019 - 12:35 pm
FOXBORO — The following Patriots players were missing from the third OTA session, and first open to the media: punter Ryan Allen, quarterback Tom Brady, safety Patrick Chung, running back Sony Michel, safety Nate Ebner, long-snapper Joe Cardona, linebacker Kyle Van Noy, offensive lineman Yodney...
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