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February 16, 2009 - 7:42 pm
Follow WEEI.com football writer Christopher Price at twitter.com/cpriceNFL . In addition, get the latest WEEI.com updates at twitter.com/WEEI .
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February 05, 2009 - 12:47 pm
The Patriots announced this afternoon they have put the franchise tag designation on quarterback Matt Cassel . '€œMatt has been a pleasure to coach his entire career and last season in particular, when his years of hard work and commitment resulted in a most impressive performance,'€ said...
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Mike Petraglia
February 03, 2009 - 7:16 am
Less than a week after announcing how they plan to replace Scott Pioli , we now have a better idea of how the Patriots and head coach Bill Belichick will go about replacing key figures Josh McDaniels and Brad Seely on the coaching staff. [caption id="attachment_12743" align="alignright" width="300...
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Mike Petraglia
January 27, 2009 - 2:45 pm
Here is the transcript from today's conference call with Patriots Sr. football advisor Floyd Reese . (Big props to the fine folks in the Patriots media relations department) FR: Let me start off by saying, first of all, thank all you ladies and gentlemen for coming. It'€™s going to be a pleasure...
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Mike Petraglia
January 27, 2009 - 2:19 pm
The opening line of the NFL press release read, "They're going fast." Indeed. The first 70,000 tickets for the NFL game between the New England Patriots and Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Wembley Stadium this October 25 have been sold -- including 20,000 tickets in the first seven minutes of sales -- the...
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Mike Petraglia
January 27, 2009 - 9:30 am
Remember when we pondered a couple of weeks ago how the Patriots would adjust to all the changes going on in Foxborough. Well, we got part of our answer on Tuesday when the team announced a couple of moves to take the place of the departed Scott Pioli , who is now working his first general manager'...
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Mike Petraglia
January 21, 2009 - 10:39 am
It's been a rough couple of months at Black Rock, otherwise known as CBS. Big cutbacks and staff reductions have hit hard nationally and locally at WBZ Radio and TV. Well, here's a big lift for those at Channel 4 and their sister station TV-38. The Patriots and Kraft Productions announced on...
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Mike Petraglia
January 20, 2009 - 10:13 am
On the day we as a country inaugurated our 44th president, a leader who believes change will be the foundation of stronger, more prosperous country, it seems appropriate to apply that theme to the NFL and ask which teams made the biggest changes and which ones figure to move toward a more...
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Mike Petraglia
January 14, 2009 - 4:57 pm
Scott Pioli was finally introduced Wednesday as the new general manager of the Kansas City Chiefs . One thing is for sure, he's got plenty of work to do to improve a team that finished 2008 with a 2-14 mark. They will pick third in the NFL Draft , behind only the winless Detroit Lions and the 2-14...
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Mike Petraglia
January 13, 2009 - 1:49 pm
Patriots owner Robert Kraft and head coach Bill Belichick wished Scott Pioli the best of luck as the new general manager of Kansas City and thanked him for his decade of service to the Patriots. In that time, the Patriots Vice President of Personnel helped build the foundation that produced six AFC...
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