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Ryan Hannable
June 14, 2017 - 9:01 am
FOXBORO — Jacoby Brissett isn’t in the easiest of spots. The second-year quarterback is in the same room as Tom Brady, the best quarterback to ever play the game, and Jimmy Garoppolo, who likely would be a starter on any other team. Brissett often gets overlooked when people are discussing the...
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Julian Edelman reportedly signed a two-year contract extension. (Ron Chenoy/USA Today Sports)
Ryan Hannable
June 08, 2017 - 11:29 pm
There’s no question Julian Edelman is one of the most underpaid receivers in the game and has been for a long time. According to Overthecap.com, Edelman's contract in 2016 was 37th in the entire NFL when it came to average salary per year for wide receivers. Here is a sampling of receivers who...
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It's worth noting minicamp observations should have context. (Winslow Townson/USA Today Sports)
Ryan Hannable
June 07, 2017 - 11:59 pm
FOXBORO — Tom Brady reared back and launched a pass almost as far as he could down the field and connected perfectly with newly acquired wide out Brandin Cooks for a roughly 60-yard touchdown in 7-on-7 play during Wednesday’s minicamp session. It was a terrific throw and showed what Cooks can bring...
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Jimmy Garoppolo could stay in New England past this year. (Troy Taormina/USA Today Sports)
Ryan Hannable
June 06, 2017 - 10:55 pm
Following this season, Jimmy Garoppolo is going to have a big decision to make. He could play quarterback for a subpar team like the Browns, Jets, Bears, etc., or stay in New England without truly knowing when he will get the chance to start because of Tom Brady playing like he’s 29 and not 39. The...
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Mitch Moreland was one of three Red Sox who went deep Tuesday night. (Adam Hunger/USA Today Sports)
Rob Bradford
June 06, 2017 - 9:33 pm
NEW YORK -- One Red Sox player was telling the story of how a few minor leaguers recently conducted an experiment. The group sawed two baseballs in half, one from the minor leagues, the other from the majors. The results were striking. The rubber core of the ball from the minors bounced up like a...
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