It Is What It Is

DJ Bean
June 03, 2010 - 1:21 pm
A lot has changed since Darius Butler began preparations for his first professional season last year. The 2009 second-round pick out of UConn was thrust into as unclear a secondary as the team has had in years. With nobody knowing who would step up in a group that included free agent acquisitions...
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June 03, 2010 - 8:09 am
According to a league source, the Patriots had Rod Owens in for a workout Thursday morning. Owens, a 6-foot-1, 186-pound wide receiver, led Florida State with 61 catches for 729 yards and three touchdowns last season. A 23-year-old, he was released late last month by St. Louis. Described by FSU...
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June 02, 2010 - 9:19 pm
A landing spot for several former Patriots, including Jermaine Wiggins and Todd Sauerbrun, the United Football League added another former New Englander to its ranks on Wednesday when wide receiver Robert Ortiz was taken in the seventh round of the annual UFL Draft by the Hartford Colonials. Ortiz...
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June 02, 2010 - 10:50 am
When it comes to a new deal for Patriots quarterback Tom Brady , Michael Silver of Yahoo Sports! writes today '€œthere'€™s a growing sense of disconnect'€ between the quarterback and the franchise. Silver says, '€œthree months before the start of the 2010 campaign, and less than two months...
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DJ Bean
June 02, 2010 - 9:58 am
FOXBORO -- "Straight cash, homie" may be getting old, so "Y'all got three!" just may be Randy Moss ' new catch-phrase. Here is the transcript of the trio of questions the Patriots receiver answered Wednesday after the team's session of organized team activities. Any first impressions? '€œ...
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DJ Bean
June 02, 2010 - 9:39 am
FOXBORO -- Patriots receiver Randy Moss spoke to the media Wednesday after the day's session of organized team activities. The receiver has been in the news lately for letting go of longtime agent Tim DiPiero, but Moss' excitement to get back in the swing of things was the headline Wednesday. "...
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DJ Bean
June 02, 2010 - 8:52 am
FOXBORO -- Patriots receiver Wes Welker , still working on coming back from ACL surgery after injuring his knee in Week 17 of the 2009-2010 season against the Texans, was on the field to begin Wednesday's session of organized team activities at Gillette Stadium . Welker participated in stretching...
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June 01, 2010 - 8:23 pm
A pair of former Patriots who were recently cut loose ended up being picked up off waivers on Tuesday evening. Quarterback/wide receiver Isaiah Stanback was claimed by Seattle, while linebacker Bruce Davis was claimed by Denver. The 6-foot-2, 208-pound Stanback appeared in six games for the...
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June 01, 2010 - 10:52 am
We'€™ve posted a few blog entries on the Patriots '€™ rookie class and its contract situation (check out the latest one here ), and we'€™ve taken a look at the two deals that have been signed ( third-round pick Taylor Price and sixth-round choice Ted Larsen ) while taking an educated guess as...
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June 01, 2010 - 6:43 am
The Patriots get back to it Tuesday morning with another session of organized team activities, and while last week was more about having the new veterans and rookies get as up to speed as they could, this week, expect to see more veterans thrown into the mix as the intensity level starts to...
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