It Is What It Is

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Ryan Hannable
August 19, 2019 - 2:40 pm
FOXBORO -- The Patriots returned to the practice field Monday at Gillette Stadium and with that came some good news. It was headlined by Julian Edelman returning after being on NFI since training camp opened with a thumb injury. The wide receiver was in pads and appeared ready to participate in...
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USA Today Sports
Ryan Hannable
August 19, 2019 - 1:40 pm
FOXBORO -- Josh Gordon is back at Gillette Stadium, as he strolled through the Patriots locker room during the media availability portion Monday. The wide receiver has a locker between Benjamin Watson and Maurice Harris in addition to being two away from Tom Brady. A few of his teammates who spoke...
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Bill Belichick
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Ryan Hannable
August 19, 2019 - 1:03 pm
FOXBORO -- Josh Gordon was the theme of Bill Belichick's Monday press conference. First, he was asked if he met with Gordon Monday? "I meet with the players every day," he said. Was he excited about the opportunity to return to football? "I released a statement on that," Belichick said. "I have...
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Ryan Hannable
August 19, 2019 - 9:00 am
On Friday, the NFL reinstated Josh Gordon on a conditional basis with him being eligible to return to the Patriots Sunday, but cannot play in Thursday’s preseason game. According to multiple reports, Gordon is now on the Patriots roster, but he’s been placed on NFI (non-football injury list). So,...
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Patriots wide receivers
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WEEI
August 18, 2019 - 10:31 pm
The second Patriots preseason game is in the books and based on playing time/who played with who, some insight can be gained on where certain players stand on the depth chart. Also, the addition of Josh Gordon certainly shook things up as well. The Patriots have a short week before hosting the...
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Wide receiver Dontrelle Inman
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Ryan Hannable
August 18, 2019 - 8:11 pm
Even though the Patriots were off Sunday, it didn't stop them from making a roster move. The team officially released wide receiver Dontrelle Inman, which opens a roster spot for Josh Gordon, who was reinstated on Friday. Inman was signed as a free agent this offseason, but got off to a slow start...
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Isaiah Wynn
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Andy Hart
August 18, 2019 - 11:42 am
Isaiah Wynn’s impressive resume includes a stellar career in the SEC as both a guard and tackle for Georgia, work that helped make him a first-round pick by the Patriots a year ago. It’s a resume that makes it understandable that the second-year player would be penciled in as the top option to...
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Jarrett Stidham
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Ryan Hannable
August 18, 2019 - 11:40 am
Looking at the box score, it would seem like Patriots rookie QB Jarrett Stidham had his second straight great preseason performance. The Auburn product was 14-for-19 with 193 yards and a touchdown in the 22-17 win over the Titans, but what that fails to show is three passes that could have been...
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Ryan Hannable
August 18, 2019 - 9:42 am
While the Patriots beat the Titans 22-17 in the second preseason game Saturday night, the biggest story with the team is wide receiver Josh Gordon being reinstated on a conditional basis by the NFL. Gordon can officially return to the team Sunday, and is permitted to attend, but not play in...
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Steve Mitchell/USA Today Sports
Ryan Hannable
August 18, 2019 - 6:00 am
1. There is a bit of myth as it relates to Josh Gordon being reinstated by the NFL and returning to the Patriots : the wide receiver position has not become a strength. Even with Gordon around, there are still some questions that need to be answered, and everyone knows what happened with Gordon...
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