Mail Call - Talking Running Game, Play Calling And The State Of The Offensive Line

Most football fans would take a running back who has averaged 4.6 yards per carry and has rushed for 4,000 yards during a six year career. Those numbers are not elite nor ground-breaking in any way, but they are solid.Would a back with those kinds of numbers be welcome in New England?How about a guy who also has doubled as a kick returner, compiling an elite 27.1 average on 22 career...
Via Foxborough Free Press
4 hours ago

New England Patriots Newsfeed Podcast 8/24/16

8/24/16 Newsfeed | Bryan Stork traded | Rob Gronkowski returns | Powered by CLNS Radio
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9 hours ago

Patriots reportedly trade Bryan Stork to the Redskins

In an interesting turn of events in regards to former New England Patriots center Bryan Stork, it would appear he was traded rather than released on Wednesday. Wow. #Patriots didn’t cut C Bryan Stork after all… they traded him to the #Redskins, source said. That was unexpected. — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) August 24, 2016 This report by NFL Media’s Ian Rapoport confirms...
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Gronkowski calls out Cowboys over 'Do Your Job' sign

The Dallas Cowboys have a new mantra plastered on their locker room wall this year, and Rob Gronkowski is not the first person to notice that it looks awfully familiar. During the New England Patriots’ Super Bowl run two years ago, the phrase “Do Your Job” became the official rallying cry of the team. Bill Belichick wanted to emphasize that his players stop worrying about...
Via Larry Brown Sports
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Jimmy Garoppolo details 'tough situation' taking leadership role

FOXBORO, Mass. — Jimmy Garoppolo and Tom Brady’s complex business relationship is the stuff that imaginative and rabble-rousing radio hosts dream about. There hasn’t been a single indication through the two-plus years Garoppolo has been backing up Brady as the New England Patriots’ starting quarterback that there’s a divide between the two. But that doesn’t stop the...
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This cloud in New England looks just like the Patriots logo

The NFL season is nearly upon us, and it appears as though the football gods are trying to prepare fans for Week 1. On Saturday night, a woman snapped this photo of a cloud on her drive home from Maine, which has an uncanny resemblance to the New England Patriots’ logo.“As soon as I saw the cloud, I immediately pulled over and had to get out and take a picture,” the woman told...
Via FOX Sports
12 hours ago

Former UConn RB Donald Brown Released By Patriots

The former Husky star suffered an injury which prevented him from competing for a roster spot in New England. UConn football’s all-time leader in rushing yards is looking for a new home in the NFL, as the Boston Herald is reporting that Donald Brown was released by the New England Patriots with an injury settlement. Brown was signed by the Patriots this offseason to a contract...
Via The UConn Blog
15 hours ago

Report: Patriots to release starting center Bryan Stork

The New England Patriots are a franchise that tends to buck the trend in the NFL. They don’t shy away from making the unconventional move, like trading their best pass rusher from last season for an offensive guard.The Patriots continued their ways of making surprising transactions Wednesday. According to Ian Rapoport of NFL Network, New England is cutting its starting center Bryan...
Via FOX Sports
16 hours ago

Patriots Reportedly Release Veteran Wide Receiver Nate Washigton

The New England Patriots’ wide receiver picture got a bit clearer Wednesday morning. The Patriots intend to release veteran wideout Nate Washington,’s Tom E. Curran reported. Washington was one of several players battling for the fifth receiver spot behind Julian Edelman, Danny Amendola, Chris Hogan and Malcolm Mitchell, and his release does not come as a surprise....
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Report: Pats adding Nate Washington to discard pile

The Patriots have started paring down their roster well ahead of next week’s cut to 75 players with center Bryan Stork, running back Donald Brown and cornerback E.J. Biggers among those given their release. Tom Curran of CSN New England reports that veteran wide receiver Nate Washington has been added to that list. Washington signed…
Via Pro Football Talk
16 hours ago

Tom Brady's thumb injury appears to be very minor

Tom Brady returned to practice on Tuesday after missing the previous two days to tend to a personal matter. The last time he was seen at the New England Patriots’ facility was on Thursday, when he missed his team’s preseason game after he cut his thumb with scissors. While the extent of the injury was unknown at the time, it’s probably now safe to say it won’t prevent the...
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Police looking for Patriots fan who stole autographed helmet

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) Police in Massachusetts are seeking the public's help in identifying a man who they say stole a helmet autographed by the Super Bowl XLIX champion New England Patriots from a bar near Gillette Stadium. The theft occurred Aug. 11 at Skipjack's in Foxborough. Surveillance video from the restaurant shows a man in a Tom Brady jersey climb over the bar, take...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Garoppolo does't know why Brady is excused from practice

Tom Brady reportedly was excused from New England Patriots practice Sunday and Monday, and even his teammates don’t know why. Backup quarterback — and Weeks 1 through 4 starter — Jimmy Garoppolo was asked Monday morning on WEEI’s “Dennis & Callahan with Minihane” where Brady has been. “Your guess is as good as mine,” Garoppolo said. “It’s kind of like the...
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Did the Cowboys steal the Patriots' catch phrase?

The brand new Dallas Cowboys training camp locker room has a sign on the wall with three words that may seem familiar to a group of people in Foxborough. Cowboys new training camp locker room has "Do Your Job" on wall. Patriots have three trademarks to that phrase. — Darren Rovell (@darrenrovell) August 21, 2016 Indeed, “Do Your Job” is a common...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Previewing the New England Patriots tight ends

After ending 2015 with a 12-4 regular season record and a complete turnout of 13-5, the New England Patriots had witnessed the resurgence of Rob Gronkowski as their starting Tight End. With players like Marcellus Bennett, AJ Derby, and Clay Harbor to follow up behind him, it looks like a fun year for tight ends in New England. Gronkowski looked to be an invaluable asset for the Patriots...
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Dion Lewis needs second surgery on knee

New England Patriots running back Dion Lewis needs a second surgery on his injured knee, and it is unclear when and if he will return this season. Lewis, who tore his ACL last November, had not been participating in training camp. BREAKING: #Patriots RB Dion Lewis needs 2d knee surgery, league source confirms. Timetable for his return is uncertain. Tore ACL last Nov. 8 — Jim...
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Bill Belichick impressed with DL Anthony Johnson

New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick went out of his way to talk about defensive lineman Anthony Johnson who was signed as a free agent after being a reserve who played in seven games with Miami as a rookie in 2014. Belichick said he was impressed when Johnson came in for a workout this offseason, and surprised him by how much weight he had dropped. “Honestly, I didn’t...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Larry Fitzgerald has ‘slight MCL strain’

Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald was held out of Friday night’s preseason game with a minor knee injury. After the game, head coach Bruce Arians (who had his own minor health scare this week) told reporters it was a “slight MCL strain” that kept the 32-year-old receiver out of the game, per Ian Rapoport of NFL Media. #AZCardinals coach Bruce Arians told...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

New England Patriots: Assessing the wide receivers

With just two weeks of preseason football left, football fans are starting to look more and more towards the regular season.  With that, comes the continuation of our assessment of each positional group for the New England Patriots. For the assessment of the defensive line, click here. For the assessment of the linebackers, click here. For the assessment of the defensive backs...
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Cardinals GM: David Johnson ‘best receiving back I’ve seen’

The expectations keep rising for Arizona Cardinals running back David Johnson, whom many are predicting to produce a monster sophomore season. The man who drafted the NFL’s next big thing at running back can’t even help himself. Cardinals general manager Steve Keim said Johnson is “probably the best receiving back” he’s ever seen, according to Dan Graziano of ESPN...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: New England Patriots Practice gets Violent with Chicago Bears

Pro Bowl Corner Malcolm Butler and Bears #1 Receiver Alshon Jeffery get in a fight during joint practice. Gronkowski leaves practice with a minor injury. Report by CLNS Radio's, Tyler Trudeau North Station Media Productions | CLNS Radio Follow on Twitter @CLNSRadio Subscribe to Like on Facebook at
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Five AFC East story lines heading into 2016 NFL season

The New England Patriots have been looking for revenge all summer ‘16, as they look to continue their dominance of the AFC East. Bill Belichick’s Patriots have won 13 of the last 15 AFC East crowns, including seven straight. Once Tom Brady returns from his four-game suspension, the Patriots will be like a shark searching for blood in the water. The Patriots are not the only...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

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