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Andy Hart
June 18, 2019 - 5:41 pm
Patriots owner Robert Kraft is continuing a tradition this summer by taking a group of current and former New England players on a once-in-a-lifetime trip to Israel. A video posted this week on Patriots.com shows Kraft greeting his guests boarding a charter flight for a journey dubbed “Touchdown in...
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Alex Reimer
June 18, 2019 - 3:29 pm
The Boston Globe’s Ben Volin says he doesn’t understand the outrage over his much-discussed Nick Caserio column. On Monday, Volin authored a piece with the headline, “ The real story in the Patriots-Texans clash: Nick Caserio wants out .” The piece addresses Caserio’s near-departure to the Texans,...
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Ryan Hannable
June 18, 2019 - 12:52 pm
With the Patriots off until training camp, we’re having a series featuring the 15 most important Patriots players for the upcoming season. The countdown will continue for the next several weeks No. 14 : Stephen Gostkowski Position : Kicker 2018 stats : 27-for-32 on field goals, 49-for-50 on extra...
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Andy Hart
June 17, 2019 - 5:28 pm
Though the Texans and Patriots seemingly made nice late last week regarding Houston’s pursuit of New England director of player personnel Nick Caserio for its open GM job, the Boston Globe had an interesting update to the story on Monday. The Globe writes quite emphatically that, “Caserio wants out...
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Jamie Collins
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Ryan Hannable
June 17, 2019 - 12:39 pm
With the Patriots off until training camp, we’re having a series featuring the 15 most important Patriots players for the upcoming season. The countdown will continue for the next several weeks No. 15: Jamie Collins Position : Linebacker 2018 stats (with Cleveland) : 104 tackles, 4 sacks, 1...
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Tight end Kyle Rudolph
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Ryan Hannable
June 17, 2019 - 11:05 am
For at least a month there were plenty of rumors surrounding Kyle Rudolph potentially being traded by the Vikings and the Patriots were the team that got mentioned the most. It made a ton of sense with Rob Gronkowski retiring this offseason and the team not really doing much to replace him. But,...
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Patriots director of player personnel Nick Caserio
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Nick Friar
June 14, 2019 - 6:11 pm
Two days after it had been reported the Patriots filed tampering charges against the Texans for attempting to hire Nick Caserio as general manager, the Texans chairman and CEO Cal McNair announced Houston would halt its pursuit of Caserio to fill the vacant role: Statement from #Texans Chairman and...
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Lions tight end Michael Roberts
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Nick Friar
June 14, 2019 - 4:41 pm
The Lions announced on Friday they have reverted Michael Roberts back to their roster, “per trade conditions,” after they had seemingly worked out a deal with the Patriots on Thursday. Following Roberts’ return to Detroit’s roster, the tight end was waived by the team. Over his two-year career with...
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Robert Kraft
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Andy Hart
June 14, 2019 - 10:46 am
Broncos owner Pat Bowlen passed away on Thursday at the age of 75 at his home in Colorado following a long battle with Alzheimer’s disease. His death comes less than two months before he was set to be enshrined in Canton at the Pro Football Hall of Fame as part of the 2019 induction class later...
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Michael Roberts
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Ryan Hannable
June 14, 2019 - 9:39 am
After three days of mandatory minicamp, it was clear the tight end position was lacking some depth. The Patriots didn't waste much time adding another body, as they traded with the Lions for Michael Roberts on Thursday. The trade isn't big by any means, but he certainly will be in the mix for a...
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