It Is What It Is

Mike Petraglia
August 19, 2008 - 7:07 am
That's an easy thing to do and also a prerequisite of work covering your New England Patriots . So, with that in mind, I'll take the leap off a not-so long limb and say that it's almost certain based on what Tom Brady said yesterday on Patriots Monday on WEEI, this morning's comments from Bill...
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Mike Petraglia
August 19, 2008 - 4:28 am
A bit a of a stunner in Foxboro as Patriots release veteran tight end Marcus Pollard ... '€œAll the players that are here we'€™re comfortable with to a certain degree,'€ Bill Belichick said of the 36-year-old who has played with the Colts, Lions and Seahawks . '€œWith Marcus, we just felt...
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Mike Petraglia
August 19, 2008 - 3:30 am
In the Patriots media room for the first time since mini-camps in the spring and it's all quiet as I join a couple of other scribes in waiting for Bill Belichick to address us at 11:30 on the status of his team. It's not likely that we'll get a lot of detail on either Tom Brady's right foot or...
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Mike Petraglia
August 18, 2008 - 10:20 am
Saying he's trying to be smart with his body, Tom Brady told WEEI's "Patriots Monday" that he is getting treatment on his right leg. He did not confirm whether it was a sore foot that was keeping him out but did say that this current injury is not related to the right ankle sprain he sustained in...
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Mike Petraglia
August 18, 2008 - 7:50 am
It's not known how severely Brandon Meriweather injured his leg during the first quarter of Sunday night's 27-10 loss to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers . The second-year safety out of the University of Miami limped off the field and did not return. The Patriots did not practice Monday and there was no...
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Mike Petraglia
August 17, 2008 - 9:39 am
Nothing like opening this blog with the biggest potential problem to hit the Patriots since their remarkable run began in 2001. Tom Brady didn't make the trip to Tampa Bay for the team's second exhibition game, reportedly because of an ankle problem. It's not yet clear which ankle or if this has...
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Mike Petraglia
August 14, 2008 - 12:40 pm
The Patriots are looking at John Lynch . In the wake of the season-ending knee injury to Tank Williams, Patriots coach Bill Belichick had this to say on Thursday about the rumors coming fast and furious about the chances of the former Broncos safety joining Team Dynasty in Foxboro. "I know there...
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August 10, 2001 - 9:11 am
FOXBORO -- The Patriots announced Wednesday that they have been awarded guard Mark Wetterer from the Bengals and have released safety Ross Ventrone . Wetterer was on the field for Wednesday's walkthrough, though until the Pats made the moves known, the identity of the new player on the field (a...
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