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10 bold predictions for Week 8 of NFL season

Week 8 of the NFL season begins Thursday night in Denver when Peyton Manning and the Broncos will host Philip Rivers and the San Diego Chargers. Let’s look into our crystal ball and see what’s in store for Week 8. The Patriots will beat the Bears, 46-10 While Ron Rivera displays some the temper and tenacity that made the Monsters of the Midway so scary three decades ago, a contrarian Supe...
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Patriots Bolster Roster with Two Moves

Tuesday's are generally off days at Gillette Stadium. This generally means quiet days from the New England Patriots -- This Tuesday was a much busier Tuesday than most. The Patriots have reportedly agreed to trade for linebacker Akeem Ayers from the Tennessee Titans and sign free-agent defensive tackle Alan Branch. This news came along with a report from the Boston Globe'...
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Patriots will sign former Bills run stuffer Alan Branch

The New England Patriots are expected to sign eight year veteran Ala Branch. Branch was a former draft pick of the Arizona Cardinals. He was released earlier this year after a DUI arrest while playing for the Buffalo Bills. @shalisemyoung: in addition to trade for Ayers, #Patriots expected to sign free agent DL Alan Branch…Branch […] The post Patriots will sign former Bills...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
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Report: Chandler Jones to miss a month with hip injury

The next four weeks of the New England Patriots’ schedule just became even more difficult. Chandler Jones will miss the next month of the season with a hip injury, a league source told The Boston Globe’s Shalise Manza Young. The Patriots are set to play the Chicago Bears, Denver Broncos and Indianapolis Colts over the next four week, in which they also have a bye. Jones grabbed...
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Patriots land a starting linebacker from Titans for practically nothing

The Tennessee Titans have agreed to trade linebacker Akeem Ayers and a seventh-round draft pick to the New England Patriots for a sixth-round pick, according to ESPN.  The deal is pending a physical, the source said. The 6-foot-3, 255-pound Ayers has been inactive for five of the Titans’ seven games this season. The Titans liked […] The post Patriots land a starting linebacker...
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BREAKING: New England Patriots trade for a Jerod Mayo replacement

With the loss of Jerod Mayo, there has been a 250-pound hole in the center of the Patriots run defense. Today, they made a move to fix that. New England made a trade for Tennessee Titans linebacker Akeem Ayers, who has been struggling the last two seasons. In 2012, Ayers tallied 104 tackles and six sacks, but only managed 49 tackles and one sack last year. After undergoing two knee...
Via cover32
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Key Patriots defenders missing from practice, offensive line gets a boost

If the Patriots are going to beat the Bears this upcoming Sunday, they are going to need to bother quarterback Jay Cutler. That means both pressuring him into bad decisions and taking away his big threats in the passing game.Unfortunately for the Patriots, their two biggest weapons in those areas are apparently hobbled.No sign of Darrelle Revis or Chandler Jones at today's Patriots...
Via Patriots Life
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Patriots’ Brandon LaFell Apologizes For Wearing Shirt With Swear Word On It

Brandon LaFell made a regrettable wardrobe decision over the weekend. For that, he is sorry. LaFell created a little bit of a stir during his off-weekend when the New England Patriots wide receiver showed up to a high school game at his alma mater wearing a shirt that said “(Expletive) Statistics” on the front. TMZSports.com reports LaFell’s decision to wear the expletive-laden...
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20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Brandon LaFell wears inappopriate t-shirt to high school, kind of apologizes

Because swear words are bad, Patriots receiver Brandon LaFell is under fire.Except not really. LaFell was home in Houston this past weekend and spontaneously decided to go see his high school football team play. He did not think to take off his "F**K STATISTICS" shirt first though.TMZ:Parents at Lamar High School in Houston tell TMZ Sports they were in shock seeing the...
Via Patriots Life
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Patriots Film Review: Brandon Browner Has Up-And-Down Start To Season

Maybe Bill Belichick was having a rare candid moment when he hinted that Brandon Browner’s New England Patriots debut was delayed because of conditioning, not knowledge of the defense. Browner admitted that he was tired on Thursday night against the New York Jets, and he looked winded as he sat on the bench in between defensive series’. Browner played 41 of a possible 87 defensive...
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Browner says he "felt a little rusty" vs. Jets

Besides the acquisition of fellow cornerback Darrelle Revis this off-season, Brandon Browner was perhaps the Patriots biggest free-agent splash. The brash, bruising Browner hailed from the "Legion of Boom," and seemed to be an excellent fit opposite Revis. Daniel Seahorn/BSOBut things have gotten off to a bit of a slow start for Browner, who is one of, if not the, most...
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Patriots Made Smart Decision Not Pursuing Harvin

While the Patriots need some help to improve their roster, wide recevier was not the necessary position. Not taking the bait and acquiring an injury prone, bad tempered receiver was the right move. 
Via CLNS Radio
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Patriots’ WR Julian Edelman Says Bears’ Locker Room Fight is a Good Thing

Julian Edelman joined the Middays with MFB (Merloni, Fauria & Benz) radio show to discuss the win over the Jets and the quick turn around involved with Thursday night games. He went on to discuss how Chicago will most likely respond positively to the reported fights in their locker room following Sunday’s embarrassing loss to the Dolphins. [LISTEN HERE] After discussing Danny...
Via Sports Mockery
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Next six games will determine fate of New England Patriots

Past their prime, no longer relevant, and led by an aging quarterback on the tail-end of memorable career. Those were just a few of the most commonly heard descriptions of Tom Brady and this year’s edition of the New England Patriots following their season-opening loss in Miami to the mediocre Dolphins. And after falling 41-14 to the Kansas City Chiefs in Week 4, and coming home...
Via Sports-Glory
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Rewind: New England Patriots dynasty potential, Power Rankings, bold predictions

We’re more than a third of the way into the NFL season as the first three sets of bye weeks have come and gone and we’re getting an idea of who the contenders are and who the pretenders are. Below you’ll find the best cover32 columns from the past week to catch you up on anything you may have missed. Enjoy Week 7! National Columns - Power Rankings: How all 32 teams in the...
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