It Is What It Is

New England Patriots wide receivers coach Chad O'Shea
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Ryan Hannable
February 09, 2019 - 10:40 am
It isn't just Brian Flores departing for Miami, as he took three other coaches with him: wide receivers coach Chad O'Shea, cornerbacks coach Josh Boyer and assistant quarterbacks coach Jerry Schuplinski. When it comes to Bill Belichick putting together his staff, typically he promotes from within,...
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Ryan Hannable
February 08, 2019 - 3:47 pm
When it comes to the Patriots, typically they ignore the outside side. This year, things felt a bit different as it seemed they embraced it and used it to their advantage. Appearing on Dale & Keefe Friday, Patriots safety Duron Harmon explained how the team approached the outside noise this...
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New England Patriots wide receivers coach Chad O'Shea
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Ryan Hannable
February 08, 2019 - 3:20 pm
Brian Flores is taking a few Patriots assistants with him to Miami. The Dolphins announced Flores' coaching staff Friday afternoon, and it included some familiar names: Chad O'Shea (offensive coordinator), Josh Boyer (defensive passing game coordinator/cornerbacks coach) and Jerry Schuplinski (...
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New England Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman
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Ryan Hannable
February 08, 2019 - 10:11 am
Julian Edelman's massive beard is gone. The Patriots wide receiver shaved it during an appearance on the "Ellen DeGeneres Show," which will air Friday afternoon. Edelman did not shave at all from the start of the season until now. “Coach Belichick has this thing that he says, ‘Put everything in the...
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Former Patriots wide receiver Wes Welker
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Ryan Hannable
February 08, 2019 - 10:00 am
On Thursday, the Texans announced their 2019 coaching staff and Wes Welker was not on it. But, for good reason. The former Patriots wide receiver will be the new wide receivers coach for the 49ers, according to Eric Branch of the San Francisco Chronicle . Welker spent the last two seasons working...
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New England Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman
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Ryan Hannable
February 08, 2019 - 9:43 am
NFL Films continues to turn out some great stuff from Super Bowl LIII. Thursday was NFL's "Turning Point," and at the end it showed a genuine conversation between Bill Belichick and Julian Edelman. Edelman : “It’s been a long year. I appreciate you, coach.” Belichick : “I appreciate you too, buddy...
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Ryan Hannable
February 07, 2019 - 5:55 pm
Last week, Roger Goodell said he would consider reinstating Josh Gordon and that process may begin this spring. According to NFL Media's Tom Pelissero , if Gordon follows his treatment plan, expect the NFLPA to start laying the groundwork for his reinstatement in May. This means it is possible he...
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New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick
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Ryan Hannable
February 07, 2019 - 1:20 pm
Even though it’s been four days since Super Bowl LIII, it’s never too early to look ahead to the offseason. The reality is the 2019 Patriots will be much different from the 2018 Patriots. Players will leave via free agency, maybe even trade, and then new players will be acquired both in free agency...
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Rob Bradford
February 07, 2019 - 12:55 pm
Matt Hasselbeck just clapped back at Father Time. According to the ESPN analyst, the big guy isn't undefeated after all. Appearing on the Dale & Keefe Show, Hasselbeck explained while the narrative suggesting Tom Brady would have to head into a tailspin due to his advancing age is ridiculous. "...
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Ryan Hannable
February 07, 2019 - 12:15 pm
Rob Gronkowski went on Jimmy Fallon Wednesday night and revealed he got hit in the face with a beer can during the victory parade . While telling the story, he made a comment that indicates he may plan on playing in 2019. "There was like five beers coming at one time. Everybody in the duck boat was...
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