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Wide receiver Demaryius Thomas
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Ryan Hannable
February 12, 2019 - 11:25 am
The Patriots certainly will be in the market for wide receivers in the coming months. As of now, besides Matthew Slater, the only receiver on the 53-man roster at the end of last season who is under contract for 2019 is Julian Edelman. There's also Braxton Berrios, who spent his rookie season on...
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Ryan Hannable
February 12, 2019 - 9:36 am
It's been just over a week since Super Bowl LIII, so the McCourty twins have had some time to think about if they want to play in 2019. Speaking to Albert Breer of the MMQB , both players shared their thoughts and it appears Jason, who is a free agent, as of now intends on playing if he's signed by...
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New England Patriots safety Patrick Chung
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Ryan Hannable
February 11, 2019 - 5:40 pm
Patrick Chung suffered a broken forearm in the third quarter of Super Bowl LIII, and he has the scar to prove it. The Patriots safety recently had surgery on the arm, which required 23 stitches, coincidentally his jersey number. Chung shared a video with TMZ Sports, as well as a picture. In the...
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Running back Kareem Hunt
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February 11, 2019 - 2:39 pm
Kareem Hunt is getting another chance. The Cleveland Browns announced Monday that they have signed the former Kansas City Chiefs running back, who was released on Nov. 30 after video surfaced of him pushing and kicking a woman during an altercation. Hunt led the NFL in rushing yards as a rookie in...
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Mick Lombardi
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Ryan Hannable
February 11, 2019 - 2:11 pm
Bill Belichick will likely need to bring in a few new coaches this offseason, and it seems like one will be a semi-familar face. According to ESPN's Mike Reiss , there's an expectation that Mick Lombardi will be one of the additions to the Patriots coaching staff. Mick is the son of Mike Lombardi,...
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NFL draft prospect Kyler Murray
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Ryan Hannable
February 11, 2019 - 1:21 pm
There's officially a big-time quarterback available for NFL teams to consider. On Monday, former Oklahoma quarterback Kyler Murray officially announced he's committed to football. Murray was the No. 9 pick by the Athletics in the 2018 MLB draft and was scheduled to report to spring training this...
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New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick and quarterback Tom Brady
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Ryan Hannable
February 11, 2019 - 12:48 pm
What a difference a year makes. Last year at this time things were unlike anything we’ve ever seen before when it came to the Patriots. Not only did they just lose to the Eagles in Super Bowl LII, but there were plenty of other storylines on top of that, including the on-going drama with Bill...
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Ryan Hannable
February 11, 2019 - 10:14 am
Often times backup quarterbacks get overlooked, especially when the starter plays the entire season at a high level, but not with the 2018 Patriots. Veteran Brian Hoyer played as big of a role in the success of the team this year as any backup quarterback possibly could. Devin and Jason McCourty...
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New England Patriots linebacker Dont'a Hightower
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Ryan Hannable
February 10, 2019 - 4:39 am
1. Who said winning gets old? It wasn’t just the 1.5 million people at the Patriots’ victory parade in Boston on Tuesday, the outpouring of support has continued throughout the week. Members of the team got a huge ovation when appearing at the Celtics game Thursday night, and then on Saturday fans...
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Ryan Hannable
February 09, 2019 - 10:54 am
The Patriots knew Super Bowl LIII would be Brian Flores' last game as a member of the coaching staff, as it was known he was going to become the next Dolphins' head coach whenever the season ended. Led by Flores, the de facto defensive coordinator, the Patriots defense had arguably the best...
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