It Is What It Is

Phillip Dorsett
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Andy Hart
September 26, 2019 - 12:11 pm
As a former first-round pick out of The U – the University of Miami’s swag-filled football program – Patriots veteran receiver Phillip Dorsett doesn’t seem to fit the mold of a former Hurricane. Hailing from a school that produced Ray Lewis, Michael Irvin and, more recently, the turnover chain,...
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Tom Brady, Josh Gordon
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Ryan Hannable
September 26, 2019 - 11:16 am
FOXBOROUGH -- Last Sunday was perhaps Josh Gordon's best game as a member of the Patriots . It wasn't so much his stat line, but his ability to stay on the field despite multiple injuries because the team needed him. Antonio Brown was out of the picture following being released two days before the...
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Josh Gordon
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WEEI
September 26, 2019 - 10:16 am
The Off Day podcast boys were back for another episode heading into Week 4's matchup with the Bills. Andy Hart and Ryan Hannable got a bit off topic and into a heated debate when it comes to Josh Gordon and how he's looked through the first three weeks. Hart believes Gordon has looked out of shape...
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Julian Edelman
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Ryan Hannable
September 26, 2019 - 8:43 am
Over the last couple of years, the Patriots ' color-rush blue jerseys have been quite popular. Fortunately for fans who enjoy them, they will be back three times this season. The Patriots announced Wednesday night the they will wear them during their next two homes games -- Thursday, Oct. 10...
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Andy Hart
September 26, 2019 - 8:10 am
Sony Michel’s rookie season finished on the ultimate high, and not just because the first-round pick took home a Super Bowl ring in his rookie season. The former Georgia star was arguably the MVP of the playoffs last winter in New England as the Patriots became a run-first team in January and...
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Jake Bailey
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Andy Hart
September 25, 2019 - 7:13 pm
Anyone who’s watched the Patriots dating back to the summer knows that rookie punter Jake Bailey has a very strong right leg. That leg, and his booming punts, helped the fifth-round pick out of Stanford beat out incumbent Ryan Allen for the New England punting job in early August. The leg also...
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Antonio Brown
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Ryan Hannable
September 25, 2019 - 5:32 pm
Following Antonio Brown's release from the Patriots last Friday, Drew Rosenhaus released a statement saying his client was healthy and hopes to find a new team soon. Rosenhaus expanded on his thoughts this week when appearing on Warren Sapp's "99 Problems" podcast , including saying there are a few...
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Tom Brady
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Ryan Hannable
September 25, 2019 - 5:19 pm
FOXBOROUGH -- Although it will unlikely ever cause him to miss a game, Tom Brady is on the injury report for a second straight week with a calf injury. When speaking at the podium Wednesday, the 42-year-old downplayed it. “Football is a contact sport,” he said. “I wouldn’t say I’m a spring chicken...
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Tom Brady, Patriots
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Ryan Hannable
September 25, 2019 - 4:51 pm
FOXBOROUGH -- The Patriots released their longest injury report of the season Wednesday, as they had 10 players limited in practice. Tom Brady (calf) was limited for the second straight week, while after getting injured against the Jets, so was Julian Edelman (chest). There were also several new...
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Jason Vander Laan
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Ryan Hannable
September 25, 2019 - 1:12 pm
FOXBOROUGH -- The Patriots have added a player to their practice squad. On Wednesday, it was announced tight end Jason Vander Laan has been signed. He originally entered the NFL as an undrafted rookie with the Jets out of Ferris State in 2016. He has bounced around between the Colts and Panthers...
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