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New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady
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Gabby Guerard
June 13, 2019 - 4:13 pm
After his surgery Wednesday, Golden State Warriors’ Kevin Durant received an outpour of support from a number of athletes, including Tom Brady. Durant ruptured his Achilles in Game 5 of the 2019 NBA Finals against the Toronto Raptors Monday night. According to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski , the 10-...
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Patriots quarterback Tom Brady
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Nick Friar
June 13, 2019 - 11:34 am
It’s been fairly well-documented the Patriots have held onto Tom Brady at a discounted rate. The most recent bit of information confirming that is the 2019 Forbes “World’s Highest-Paid Athletes” list. Forbes has two categories on the list: salary/winnings and endorsements. The total earnings are...
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Andy Hart
June 13, 2019 - 10:07 am
Nick Caserio is intimately familiar with NFL trades thanks to his role as Patriots de facto GM. The New England director of player personnel is often the point man if not the final decision maker on the many deals the team swings over the course of the year. Now, though, Caserio could be on the...
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Michael Roberts
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Ryan Hannable
June 13, 2019 - 9:03 am
The Patriots have added to their tight ends depth. According to multiple reports, the team has acquired tight end Michael Roberts in a trade with the Lions. Justin Rogers adds it is for a future, late-round pick. Roberts was a fourth-round pick in 2017, but struggled to stay on the field due to...
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Andy Hart
June 12, 2019 - 8:05 pm
The cross sport support has been pretty consistent in Boston over the last two decades of championship success. That was once again on full display on social media Wednesday leading up to the Bruins Stanley Cup Game 7 at TD Garden. A week after Bill Belichick, Julian Edelman and other Patriots wore...
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Ryan Hannable
June 12, 2019 - 5:34 pm
Could there be a Texans-Patriots rivalry brewing? According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter , the Patriots have filed tampering charges against the Texans for attempting to hire Nick Caserio for their open GM position. It is worth noting Jack Easterby, now in the Houston front office, was at the Patriots’...
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Rookie N'Keal Harry
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June 12, 2019 - 3:24 pm
Patriots rookie wide receiver N'Keal Harry was one of the biggest topics at mandatory minicamp as he developed chemistry with Tom Brady. On the latest episode of the Not Sunday podcast, Ryan Hannable and Andy Hart shared what they saw. “I thought there was more bad than good," Hart said. "If I had...
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Andy Hart
June 12, 2019 - 2:25 pm
Patriots running back Sony Michel dealt with knee issues multiple times during his rookie season and that trend is apparently continuing into his sophomore campaign. According to The Athletic, Michel missed New England’s three-day mandatory minicamp last week “due to a knee scope.” The Twitter...
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Kyle Van Noy
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Ryan Hannable
June 12, 2019 - 10:08 am
Bill Belichick canceled the final two OTA sessions this week and instead the Patriots went paintballing as a team on Monday. Speaking on Twitch Tuesday , Kyle Van Noy admitted he had a tough day. "I got hit, I'm telling you," he said to Dont'a Hightower. "This paintball hit me in the mask, and the...
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Tight end Kyle Rudolph
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Ryan Hannable
June 11, 2019 - 2:05 pm
Ever since the NFL draft, there have been rumblings of the Vikings looking to deal tight end Kyle Rudolph. Those can officially stop, as the tight end and the Vikings have officially agreed to a contract extension. It's reportedly for four years and $36 million, which likely means he will finish...
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