The Dolphins are bringing in former Patriots wide receiver Wes Welker for a free-agent visit, according to multiple reports.

LeGarrette Blount won’t be able to partake in the raising of the banner ceremonies or the game itself when the Patriots open defense of their Super Bowl title in September.

For the first time during the entire trial — in Tuesday’s closing arguments — the attorney for Aaron Hernandez acknowledged his client witnessed the killing of Odin Lloyd.

Stevan Ridley continues to explore his options for his next team.

Attorney and SI.com legal analyst Michael McCann joined the Dennis & Callahan show on Monday morning to discuss both the Aaron Hernandez and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev trials as they come to a close.

For fans holding out hope running back Stevan Ridley might return to the Patriots, don’t hold your breath.

One day after the prosecution wrapped up its case in the Aaron Hernandez murder trial, the defense team requested Friday morning that the case be dismissed. The request was denied by Judge Susan Garsh.

After calling 131 witnesses, including Patriots owner Robert Kraft, to the stand in the Aaron Hernandez murder trial for Odin Lloyd, the prosecution rested its case on Thursday.

The defense team is expected to begin calling witnesses on Monday, and reportedly they will only be calling one to the stand.

Indianapolis Star columnist Gregg Doyel checked in with Dennis & Callahan on Thursday morning to talk about the latest with Deflategate. To hear the interview, go to the Dennis & Callahan audio on demand page.

Veteran offensive lineman Stefan Wisniewski has made a free-agent visit to the Patriots, according to Albert Breer of NFL Media.