It Is What It Is

Michael Bennett
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Ryan Hannable
October 09, 2019 - 11:44 am
FOXBOROUGH -- For the majority of Michael Bennett's 11-year NFL career, he's been one of the best players on his team and played a ton of snaps. That doesn't appear to be the case this year, his first in New England. The 33-year-old defensive end has been more of a situational pass rusher for the...
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Daniel Jones
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Andy Hart
October 09, 2019 - 11:22 am
It’s always tough to be the road team on Thursday Night Football, but that task is even more difficult for an extremely banged-up Giants (2-3) squad that heads to Gillette Stadium to take on the unbeaten Patriots (5-0). New York travels up I-95 to New England with the very real possibly it will be...
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Antonio Brown
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October 09, 2019 - 10:28 am
According to court documents filed Tuesday, Britney Taylor, the woman who accused Antonio Brown of rape and sexual assault in a civil lawsuit, dropped the federal suit but will refile it in state court. It is basically the same lawsuit, just it will be filed in a Florida state court, not a federal...
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Julian Edelman
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Ryan Hannable
October 09, 2019 - 6:51 am
On Monday, veteran tight end Benjamin Watson was released by the Patriots following his roster exemption running out after serving a four-game suspension. Bill Belichick said there just wasn’t a roster spot available for him when he was asked why Monday with Ordway, Merloni & Fauria , and then...
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Nick Rose
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Ryan Hannable
October 08, 2019 - 6:09 pm
The Patriots continue to update their lists in case of emergency. According to multiple reports, the Patriots worked out three players, including a kicker on Tuesday. Those players were: kicker Nick Rose, defensive tackle Eddie Vanderdoes, and defensive back Brian Allen. Given the issues at the...
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Phillip Dorsett
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Ryan Hannable
October 08, 2019 - 5:23 pm
FOXBOROUGH -- With the short week ahead of Thursday Night Football, the Patriots held a walkthrough Tuesday on the upper grass fields behind Gillette Stadium. After leaving Sunday's game against the Redskins with a hamstring injury, wide receiver Phillip Dorsett missed the session, which leaves...
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Andy Hart
October 08, 2019 - 12:44 pm
FOX Sports announced Tuesday morning that former Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski has joined the network as a regular analyst. Gronkowski’s first assignment will be Thursday night’s game between the Patriots and Giants at Gillette Stadium. Tom Brady wasn’t aware of the announcement regarding his...
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Benjamin Watson
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Ryan Hannable
October 08, 2019 - 12:35 pm
FOXBOROUGH -- On Monday, the Patriots released veteran tight end Benjamin Watson following his roster exemption running out following his four-game suspension to start the season. “We only have so many roster spots, so if we put somebody on we have to take somebody off," Bill Belichick said Monday...
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Benjamin Watson
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Andy Hart
October 08, 2019 - 11:54 am
In a mild surprise, the Patriots did not activate tight end Ben Watson to the team’s 53-man roster on Monday when the veteran’s roster exemption following his four-game NFL suspension ran out. That made Watson a free agent. Asked about the decision during his Tuesday morning press conference, Bill...
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Ryan Hannable
October 08, 2019 - 11:19 am
Rob Gronkowski is coming to a TV near you, but just not how you might think. According to the network, the former Patriots tight end has been hired by FOX Sports to appear as a regular analyst. He will debut prior to the Patriots-Giants game this Thursday night. “I’m extremely excited to be joining...
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