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Phillip Dorsett
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Ryan Hannable
September 09, 2019 - 8:10 am
FOXBOROUGH -- Sunday was a huge night for Patriots wide receiver Phillip Dorsett. The 26-year-old finished with four catches for 95 yards and two touchdowns in the 33-3 win over the Steelers. Dorsett continued his regular-season streak of catching the last 20 passes thrown his way dating back to...
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Ryan Hannable
September 09, 2019 - 6:00 am
FOXBOROUGH -- Even though Antonio Brown could not play Sunday night, it was pretty ironic the Steelers were at Gillette Stadium to take on the Patriots , who just 24 hours earlier agreed to terms with their former star. Brown was traded to Oakland this offseason, but released over the weekend and...
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Josh Gordon
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Ryan Hannable
September 09, 2019 - 1:45 am
FOXBOROUGH -- Josh Gordon's 2018 season with the Patriots didn't end like he and many hoped when he was suspended indefinitely following Week 15. Prior to that, the wide out finished with 40 receptions for 720 yards and three touchdowns showing he could be a difference-maker on the field. Sunday...
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Antonio Brown
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Andy Hart
September 09, 2019 - 1:42 am
FOXBOROUGH -- Antonio Brown won’t officially be a Patriot until Monday afternoon, so it’s no surprise that Bill Belichick wouldn’t comment on his soon-to-be new wide receiver following Sunday night’s supremely impressive 33-3 win over the Steelers at Gillette Stadium. But Brown’s future teammates...
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Phillip Dorsett
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Andy Hart
September 08, 2019 - 11:41 pm
FOXBOROUGH – Shortly after a pregame ceremony to unveil the team’s sixth title banner commemorating last February’s Super Bowl LIII win, the Patriots got right to work on 2019 in impressive fashion in a Sunday night battle against the rival Steelers. James White, Josh Gordon and the defense got...
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Tom Brady, Josh Gordon
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Ryan Hannable
September 08, 2019 - 11:21 pm
FOXBOROUGH — The Patriots kicked off the 2019 season in style, and they weren’t even working with their full complement of players. New England dominated the Steelers, 33-3, on Sunday Night Football and it was without Demaryius Thomas (hamstring), Kyle Van Noy (birth of baby), and Antonio Brown (...
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New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft
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WEEI
September 08, 2019 - 8:20 pm
FOXBOROUGH -- Before opening the 2019 regular season Sunday night against the Steelers, the Patriots took a few moments to put the caps on their 2018 title run by unveiling their sixth Super Bowl banner at Gillette Stadium. The pregame ceremony celebrating the six-time champions included live music...
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Kyle Van Noy
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Ryan Hannable
September 08, 2019 - 6:59 pm
FOXBOROUGH -- The following Patriots players are inactive for Sunday's opener with the Steelers: linebacker Kyle Van Noy, safety Obi Melifonwu, wide receiver Demaryius Thomas, offensive lineman Korey Cunningham, cornerback Joejuan Williams, defensive tackle Byron Cowart and running back Damien...
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Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports
Ryan Hannable
September 08, 2019 - 12:15 pm
Antonio Brown is now a Patriot and everyone has an opinion whether it was the right move for the organization or not. Two former Patriots -- Randy Moss and Tedy Bruschi -- gave their thoughts Sunday morning on ESPN's NFL Countdown, and both seemed to have questions surrounding the signing. “My...
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Antonio Brown
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Ryan Hannable
September 08, 2019 - 10:43 am
On Saturday, the Patriots took the football world by storm and signed free agent Antonio Brown, who was released by the Raiders earlier in the day after a ton of drama the last few weeks. Appearing on WEEI's NFL Sunday, ESPN's Adam Schefter explained how it all went down. “What happens here is New...
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