It Is What It Is

Tom Brady
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Ryan Hannable
October 07, 2019 - 11:42 am
The majority of NFL players do not like playing on Thursday Night Football, but Tom Brady is not one of them. “I don’t mind them," he said Monday on The Greg Hill Show. "I have played quite a few over the course of my career dating back to Thanksgiving day games. My rookie year we played there, I...
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Julian Edelman
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Andy Hart
October 07, 2019 - 11:24 am
During his Monday morning appearance on The Greg Hill Show on WEEI, Patriots quarterback Tom Brady declared that receiver Julian Edelman was one of the top players to ever don a New England uniform. “He's one of the best players in the history of the franchise,” Brady said. "When you think of some...
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Marshall Newhouse
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Ryan Hannable
October 07, 2019 - 9:46 am
Through five games, one of the biggest areas of concern for the Patriots is the play of their offensive line. Before the second half against the Redskins, the unit was having a hard time creating holes for the running backs, and also not giving Tom Brady the time he needs to find open receivers...
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Tom Brady
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Ryan Hannable
October 07, 2019 - 9:28 am
Tom Brady has played with a lot of very talented defenses over the years, especially in the early 2000s when the Patriots won three Super Bowls in four years led by their defense. But, according to the 42-year-old, this year's unit is the best he's ever had. “The way our defense is playing, as long...
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A.J. Green
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Ryan Hannable
October 07, 2019 - 7:35 am
Last week, Tom Brady seemed to be calling out some players on offense to step up and do more, while also indicating how tough it is to work with young players and get them up to speed. "I think one thing we talk about here is just doing our jobs," he said Friday. "I mean, I can do what I can do...
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Gordon Hayward
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Nick Friar
October 07, 2019 - 7:11 am
During Sunday’s win over the Charlotte Hornets, Gordon Hayward exited the game early and did not return as a result of a left elbow injury. After receiving treatment from Celtics team doctors, he was sidelined for the rest of the night and given ice. Brad Stevens said the medical staff originally...
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Jay Gruden
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Ryan Hannable
October 07, 2019 - 6:25 am
The NFL has its first firing of 2019. According to multiple reports, the Redskins have fired head coach Jay Gruden. This comes following a 0-5 start to the season, and most recently a 33-7 loss to the Patriots, which saw New England score 33 unanswered points Sunday afternoon. Gruden had been in...
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Benjamin Watson
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Ryan Hannable
October 06, 2019 - 7:03 pm
The Patriots received a roster exemption for tight end Benjamin Watson, but since he wasn't activated for Sunday's game, the team has until Monday afternoon to either add him to the roster or release him. Last week at this time many looked at the 38-year-old as a player who could help the offense,...
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Jason McCourty
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Ryan Hannable
October 06, 2019 - 6:21 pm
While the Patriots blew out the Redskins, 33-7 Sunday afternoon in Washington to improve to 5-0 on the year, things didn't get off to the best of starts. The Patriots only led 12-7 at halftime and the Redskins actually led 7-0, which was the first time New England has trailed all season. On the...
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Jason McCourty
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Ryan Hannable
October 06, 2019 - 5:25 pm
While the Patriots took on the Redskins in Landover, Maryland Sunday afternoon, it felt like a home game with so many New England fans in attendance. The players certainly took notice, as that was a big theme after the game -- a 33-7 blow out to move to 5-0 on the year. Here's what a few players...
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