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Did the New England Patriots have any of Week 2′s biggest heroes or goats?

Some teams are off to a fast start, others are stumbling out of the gates, and a majority are languishing somewhere in the middle. That’s the NFL landscape after two games. How did each team get to their current point? In part, it was because of the performance, good or bad, of some key players and coaches. Some helped their team, while others hurt the squad. Who fell into each...
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Patriots sign three to their practice squad

Today the New England Patriots lost three of their practice squad players. One was signed by the Indianapolis Colts, while two were released. Three new members were added to the practice squad. @cpriceNFL: Pats sign LB Darius Fleming OL Caylin Hauptmann & DL Kona Schwenke to PS. Patriots release DL Cameron Henderson & RB Marcus […] The post Patriots sign three to their...
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Tom Brady: We have to find ways to get everybody the ball

Hannah Foslien/Getty ImagesThe Patriots beat the Vikings on Sunday by a score of 30-7. But should the score have been higher?While the defense did its part in producing four turnovers and a special teams chipped in with a blocked field goal returned for a touchdown, the offense seemed to stumble at times.There could be many reasons for the offensive woes but what seems to be a key...
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Tom Brady refuses to comment on numerous controversies plaguing NFL

If anyone is waiting for Tom Brady to speak out on the seemingly countless controversies and scandals currently afflicting the NFL, don’t bother. The New England Patriots quarterback prefers to remain silent. Brady was asked to comment on the current crop of bad press rightfully plaguing the National Football League’s increasingly sullied name — Ray […] The post Tom Brady...
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New England Patriots bounce back, defeat Vikings 30-7

The New England Patriots looked like the team we’re accustomed to seeing in their 30-7 win over the Minnesota Vikings. Even if Adrian Peterson wasn’t in the lineup, this was a much needed win after their debacle in week one. Chandler Jones returns his blocked FG for a touchdown in the second quarter in win over the Vikings To be honest, I was a little worried when the Vikings...
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If Tom Brady struggles against the Raiders, Panic

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady is 3-of-20 on passes of that travel 15 yards or more this season. Brady is not having the best year, and to be honest if he does not get it under a grip soon the Patriots could decline quickly. Brady was 2-of-18 looking down the field in Week 1 […] The post If Tom Brady struggles against the Raiders, Panic appeared first on NFL Draft Diamonds.
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After all the difficulties the Patriots have had developing wide...

After all the difficulties the Patriots have had developing wide receivers over the last decade, Julian Edelman stands alone. There were high-round guys like Chad Jackson and well, plenty of guys who actually played wide receiver in college. But Edelman was a quarterback and has developed into the latest edition of Deion Branch and Wes Welker.
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Julian Edelman Reads Harsh 2009 Scouting Report About Himself (Video)

He’s too small. His durability is questionable. He isn’t going to make an impact on an NFL team. New England Patriots receiver Julian Edelman has heard every ounce of criticism hurled his way, but in a new video released Monday for CoachUp, Tom Brady’s go-to weapon showed how he proved the critics wrong through hard work and determination. Edelman’s road to the NFL hasn...
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What we learned from the New England Patriots’ Week 2 win

After a disappointing loss to the Miami Dolphins to open the season, the New England Patriots made a statement against the Minnesota Vikings this week, dominating 30-7. While many fans pressed the panic button just seven days ago, the Patriots showed that they are a force to be reckoned with. Here’s what we learned from the Patriots’ Week Two victory: The Patriots’ Defense...
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The NFL’s wacky Week 2 (including the New England Patriots) featured amazing tweets

If you thought the first Sunday of the NFL season was crazy, yesterday managed to be even wackier. The Bills are alone atop the AFC East, the Saints are 0-2 after losing to the Browns and the defending champs were smacked in the mouth by the Chargers. To finish the day off the Bears stunned the 49ers with an epic comeback on Sunday Night Football. Did you miss any of it? No worries...
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Three teams I could see pulling the trigger for Adrian Peterson

Since Adrian Peterson is the talk of the NFL right now, even after the messed up week 1 the NFL put together; I thought it would be right to find a home for Adrian Peterson if he was in fact traded. So what I did was I came up with three NFL teams I could […] The post Three teams I could see pulling the trigger for Adrian Peterson appeared first on NFL Draft Diamonds.
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Dont’a Hightower’s Enhanced Pass Rush Among Takeaways From Patriots’ Win

MINNEAPOLIS — There’s no longer any doubt. The New England Patriots have the deepest secondary in the NFL. The Patriots were missing two key cornerbacks on Sunday, and they still held Minnesota Vikings quarterback Matt Cassel to 202 yards with just one touchdown and four interceptions. Brandon Browner is serving a four-game suspension? Alfonzo Dennard has a last minute shoulder...
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WATCH: Chandler Jones blocks field goal, returns it for TD

Matt Cassel missed Cordarrelle Patterson for a late first half TD and instead of a 17-14 halftime deficit, the Vikings were forced to attempt a long field goal. Patriots defensive end had no interest in a 7-point lead therefore elected to block the attempt and rumble for a massive touchdown: Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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Watch: Darrelle Revis picks off first pass in a Patriots uniform

With the New England Patriots leading the Minnesota Vikings early in the second quarter, cornerback Darrelle Revis recorded his first interception of the 2014 NFL season on a pass by Matt Cassel down the right side of the field. Revis made the interception look easy, playing the football like a receiver and reminding quarterbacks everywhere of why should never even bother throwing...
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'The Leftovers' star modeled her character after Bill Belichick

Bill Belichick’s influence apparently extends all the way to Hollywood. Actress Ann Dowd, who played stone-cold cult leader Patti on the first season of the HBO series “The Leftovers,” told The Boston Globe this week that she drew inspiration from the New England Patriots head coach while developing her character. “After about the third episode or so, Patti kept reminding...
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