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Wide receiver Xavier Ubosi
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Ryan Hannable
May 06, 2019 - 5:28 pm
The Patriots have added another young wide receiver. According to the NFL transaction wire, UAB wide out Xavier Ubosi has been signed as an undrafted rookie. The team officially announced multiple UDFA signings last week, but Ubosi was not on the list. In two seasons at UAB, the 6-foot-3 receiver...
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Ryan Hannable
May 06, 2019 - 4:11 pm
Rodney Harrison is the newest member of the Patriots Hall of Fame. The former Patriots safety and current analyst for NBC beat out Richard Seymour and Mike Vrabel in a fan vote that lasted roughly a month. Harrison played the final six seasons of his 15-year NFL career with the Patriots after...
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Robert Kraft
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Alex Reimer
May 06, 2019 - 12:42 pm
The head of a New England-based charitable organization that provides free schooling for impoverished Haitians told the Boston Globe over the weekend he rejected Robert Kraft’s $100,000 donation due to his prostitution case. “We cannot do good by doing bad. The ends cannot justify the means,”...
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Ryan Hannable
May 06, 2019 - 11:44 am
By all accounts, the Patriots had one of the better drafts in the NFL as they added several players who likely will make impacts this coming season. In a Patriots.com video , a few of them shared their feelings on what it was like to get the call from the team letting them know they would hear...
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Ryan Hannable
May 06, 2019 - 10:27 am
This falls in the category of not a big deal, but something to keep an eye on. According to ESPN's Mike Reiss , Patriots defensive end Deatrich Wise is in a walking boot and has been sidelined for the team’s voluntary offseason workout program, but it is not expected to impact his 2019 season. As...
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Ryan Hannable
May 06, 2019 - 10:04 am
The Kentucky Derby saw a good amount of current and former Patriots getting together including Tom Brady, Julian Edelman, Danny Amendola, Bill Belichick, Jimmy Garoppolo, Jacoby Brissett, Brian Hoyer and more. But there was one person missing -- perhaps the biggest partier of them all -- Rob...
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Tight end Andrew Beck
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Ryan Hannable
May 05, 2019 - 5:30 pm
The Patriots didn't draft a tight end in the NFL draft, but that doesn't mean they skipped out on addressing the position all together. Among their undrafted rookies signed following the draft was Texas tight end Andrew Beck, and he may have a good chance of making the 53-man roster. According to...
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May 04, 2019 - 8:12 am
It's that time of year again. In what has become an annual tradition, Tom Brady has joined the likes of Julian Edelman and other current and former Patriots to hang at the Kentucky Derby. This time there is a new face in the group: Cleveland Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield. We’re just here to bet...
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Defensive end Chase Winovich
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Alex Reimer
May 03, 2019 - 5:00 pm
Patriots draft pick Chase Winovich will soon find out whether chasing down opposing NFL quarterbacks is easier or harder than trying to score a date with Madonna's daughter. The ex-Michigan standout courted The Queen of Pop’s eldest daughter, Lourdes Leon, while they were both students at Ann Arbor...
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Wide receiver Michael Crabtree
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Ryan Hannable
May 03, 2019 - 8:03 am
By and large, the Patriots ’ roster is pretty much set for 2019, but there will still be a few tweaks here and there before training camp opens in July. Even following the draft, there appear to be a few needs, especially at tight end and wide receiver. Here are five players still available that...
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