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Ryan Hannable
April 03, 2018 - 1:45 pm
Former Patriots defensive coordinator and current head coach of the Lions Matt Patricia was a guest on Adam Schefter's podcast this week where he hit on a number of different subjects. One of the topics was Super Bowl LII where Patricia said the game still bothers him, as do the other two Super...
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Ryan Hannable
April 03, 2018 - 12:28 pm
It isn't just Bill Belichick on the scouting trail. Patriots offensive line coach Dante Scarnecchia has been spotted at multiple places as well. On Monday, he was at North Carolina A&T's pro day to get a good look at offensive tackle Brandon Parker. According to NFL Draft Bible's Christian...
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Ryan Hannable
April 02, 2018 - 7:24 pm
Apparently the rumors in New England surrounding Rob Gronkowski's drama this offseason have circulated to the rest of the league. Enough so that a couple of teams might try and approach the Patriots regarding a trade for the All-Pro tight end. According to MMQB's Albert Breer , a couple of teams...
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Ryan Hannable
April 02, 2018 - 5:15 pm
The Patriots are continuing the roster-building process. According to ESPN's Field Yates , the Patriots hosted former Bills wide receiver Jordan Matthews and former Cardinals tight end Troy Niklas for visits Monday. Both players were selected in the second round of the 2014 draft. Matthews was...
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Ryan Hannable
April 02, 2018 - 3:43 pm
Believe it or not, the 2018 Patriots will be gathering for the first time later this month. On Monday, the NFL released the dates for teams' offseason workouts and the Patriots' offseason program will begin April 16. OTAs (organized team activities) will begin on May 21 and go for the next few...
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Ryan Hannable
April 02, 2018 - 1:25 pm
Rob Gronkowski reportedly isn't 100 percent committed to the 2018 season and that is concerning to former Patriots linebacker and current ESPN NFL analyst Tedy Bruschi. “He’s been all-in for all of his career, so this does concern me that he has not made a decision up until this point,” Bruschi...
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Ryan Hannable
April 02, 2018 - 12:15 pm
One of the things discussed at the NFL owners meetings last week was the way head-coaching jobs are handled for teams that make the playoffs. Under the current rule, coaches cannot officially accept new jobs until their team is eliminated from the playoffs. This means this past year Josh McDaniels...
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Ryan Hannable
April 02, 2018 - 10:11 am
With NFL free agency wrapped up, teams are now really focusing on the draft. Needs for teams are now more clear with all the signings that have taken place. As it relates to the Patriots, they addressed their front-seven a little with the additions of Danny Shelton and Adrian Clayborn and also in...
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Ryan Hannable
April 01, 2018 - 6:00 am
1. With the NFL owners meetings taking place in Orlando this past week, there were plenty of rumors, including some concerning the Patriots. Around the league, the biggest may have been Odell Beckham Jr. in New York, where it seems like the Giants would potentially be open to trading him if the...
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Ryan Hannable
March 31, 2018 - 10:24 pm
While it appears Rob Gronkowski will play in 2018, it doesn't mean everything is all good between he and Bill Belichick. According to ESPN's Jeff Darlington , it is "pretty certain" Gronkowski will come back next season as long as Tom Brady remains with the team. Of course, the tight end hasn't...
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