New England Patriots
Tuesday, May 26, 2015 at 4:42 PM - Permalink
Former New England Patriots LB Willie McGinest, a recent Patriots Hall of Fame inductee, shed some light on what it takes to win back-to-back Super Bowls.Former New England Patriots linebacker Willie McGinest, the latest inductee to the team's Hall of Fame, spent 15 minutes on a conference call...
New England Patriots free agency: Undrafted rookie WR Zach D'Orazio signed to one-year deal (report)
Tuesday, May 26, 2015 at 2:52 PM - Permalink
The New England Patriots have signed undrafted rookie wide receiver Zach D'Orazio out of Akron.The New England Patriots have filled out their 90-man roster, inking undrafted rookie wide receiver Zach D'Orazio to a one-year deal, according to The Baltimore Sun.D'Orazio is a 6-foot-2,...
Tuesday, May 26, 2015 at 2:42 PM - Permalink
Former New England Patriots LB Willie McGinest was elected to the team's Hall of Fame Tuesday.Former New England Patriots linebacker Willie McGinest is the 24th player to be named to the Patriots Hall of Fame, the team announced Tuesday."Just a few months after I bought the Patriots, we...
Tuesday, May 26, 2015 at 2:17 PM - Permalink
Pittsburgh Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger has 'a lot of respect' for New England Patriots QB Tom Brady, who is suspended for the 2015 NFL opener at Gillette Stadium.When the New England Patriots host the Pittsburgh Steelers in the 2015 NFL opener, both teams will be down their starting...
New England Patriots free agency rumors: Could Wes Welker, Reggie Wayne or Dan Connolly fill final roster spot?
Tuesday, May 26, 2015 at 12:05 PM - Permalink
The New England Patriots have one roster spot available. Could Wes Welker, Reggie Wayne or Dan Connolly fill it?The New England Patriots have reportedly added linebacker Dane Fletcher to the roster, cushioning their depth at linebacker behind Dont'a Hightower, Jamie Collins and Jerod Mayo.The...
Tuesday, May 26, 2015 at 10:16 AM - Permalink
Ex-New England Patriots LB Dane Fletcher is set to rejoin the team.About a month ago, the New England Patriots brought two free agent linebackers, Brandon Spikes and Dane Fletcher, in for workouts.Both had played for Bill Belichick and the Patriots, and as it turns out both will be re-joining the...
Monday, May 25, 2015 at 7:04 PM - Permalink
New England Patriots QB Tom Brady will not have his appeal heard by Wednesday, according to the AP.Tom Brady's appeal of a four-game suspension will not be heard by Wednesday, according to an Associated Press report.The AP said Wednesday was the 10-day deadline to have the appeal heard, but...
New England Patriots rumors: Robert Kraft asked Tom Brady to take pay cut after 2012 AFC Championship game
Monday, May 25, 2015 at 12:21 PM - Permalink
New England Patriots QB Tom Brady was asked by Robert Kraft to take a pay cut in 2012, according to SI's Greg Bedard.In an interesting Memorial Day MMQB column, Greg Bedard examined several elements of the Tom Brady suspension and impending appeal.Among them: The fact that Brady has "never...
Monday, May 25, 2015 at 11:39 AM - Permalink
One hundred and fifty New England Patriots fans showed up at Gillette Stadium to rally around Tom Brady. How are you coping with Deflategate?How are you dealing with Deflategate?If you were one of the 150 diehard fans who showed up to Gillette Stadium Sunday morning for the "Free Tom Brady" rally,...
Sunday, May 24, 2015 at 6:20 PM - Permalink
New England Patriots fans held a 'Free Tom Brady' rally Sunday at Gillette Stadium.Although NFL Sundays are three-and-a-half months away, many New England Patriots fans filed into a Gillette Stadium parking lot Sunday morning show support for Tom Brady, who faces a four-game suspension...
Friday, May 22, 2015 at 5:51 PM - Permalink
The NFL Players' Association filed a request to recuse the commissioner from hearing Brady's appeal of his four-game suspension, but the league denied that request Friday afternoon. Roger Goodell will hear Tom Brady's appeal after all.The NFL Players' Association filed a request...
National Deflategate focus beginning to shift to Roger Goodell, NFL and away from Tom Brady, New England Patriots
Friday, May 22, 2015 at 1:54 PM - Permalink
With Robert Kraft and the New England Patriots surrendering, the national focus of Deflategate has shifted to Roger Goodell and the NFL.The national Deflategate outrage has subsided, not-so-coincidentally with Roger Goodell's first public comments on the issue.When he spoke to the media in San...
Watch: New England Patriots WR Julian Edelman posts offseason workout video featuring Jimmy Garoppolo
Friday, May 22, 2015 at 8:54 AM - Permalink
New England Patriots WR Julian Edelman posted an offseason workout video that features QB Jimmy Garoppolo.Julian Edelman gave fans a glimpse into his offseason training Thursday, posting a one-minute montage that features route running on the beaches and running hills with the city of Los Angeles...
Five question marks for 2015 NFL season: How will New England Patriots use Scott Chandler, Travaris Cadet and Aaron Dobson?
Thursday, May 21, 2015 at 11:43 AM - Permalink
Question marks for the 2015 New England Patriots season: How will Bill Belichick use Scott Chandler, Travaris Cadet and Aaron Dobson? And who wins the competition at left guard?A month from now, New England Patriots mini-camp will be in the books and the 2015 NFL season will be on the...
Wednesday, May 20, 2015 at 8:17 PM - Permalink
New York Jets cornerback Darrelle Revis made his first public comments on Tom Brady and the New England Patriots Deflategate controversy Wednesday.The further we get into this offseason, the clearer it's becoming that Darrelle Revis to the New England Patriots was always a one-year deal and...
Wednesday, May 20, 2015 at 4:15 PM - Permalink
Roger Goodell said he is open to "new information" as Tom Brady appeals a four-game suspension for his alleged "Deflategate" involvement.Perhaps this is reading too far between the lines, but after listening to Roger Goodell's comments Wednesday, it's sounds as though...
Roger Goodell dodges question about media leaks during NFL's Deflategate investigation of New England Patriots
Wednesday, May 20, 2015 at 3:48 PM - Permalink
Roger Goodell dodged questions about the NFL media leaks during the deflategate investigation of the New England Patriots.As simple as the issue of deflated footballs would seem to be, there were many complex layers to the investigation of the New England Patriots that yielded a $1 million fine,...
Wednesday, May 20, 2015 at 3:04 PM - Permalink
Former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez in expected to be arraigned in a Boston courtroom Thursday on a charge accusing him of trying to silence a witness in a double murder case.BOSTON -- Former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez in expected to be arraigned in a Boston...
Wednesday, May 20, 2015 at 2:42 PM - Permalink
Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay said the Week 6 game against the New England Patriots is "huge, huge, huge."The NFL really gave itself a gift when it released the 2015 schedule in late April.Weeks before the punishment for Deflategate was handed down, the NFL schedule came out. Lo and...
Wednesday, May 20, 2015 at 2:22 PM - Permalink
Among the many questions as the New England Patriots enter the 2015 NFL season: What do we make of a cornerback unit that is led by Malcolm Butler and Bradley Fletcher?Time for some football talk. Sort of.I woke up this morning looking to address the 10 biggest question marks for the Patriots as...
Analysis: Robert Kraft punts to Roger Goodell, NFL because there was nothing left for the New England Patriots to gain
Tuesday, May 19, 2015 at 8:28 PM - Permalink
With nothing left to gain in the Deflategate mess, New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft waved the white flag and accepted Roger Goodell's punishment.This is the end, isn't it?There is daylight. I see it. It feels...oh man, it feels amazing. It feels like April 9th in Boston, the first...
Tuesday, May 19, 2015 at 6:41 PM - Permalink
The owners on Tuesday approved the competition committee's proposal to snap the ball from the 15-yard line on PATs to make them more challenging. In recent seasons, kickers made more than 99 percent of the kicks with the ball snapped from the 2.SAN FRANCISCO -- The NFL is moving back...
Robert Kraft: New England Patriots will not appeal Deflategate punishment handed down by Roger Goodell, NFL
Tuesday, May 19, 2015 at 3:21 PM - Permalink
Robert Kraft announced Tuesday that the New England Patriots would not appeal the Deflategate punishments handed down by Roger Goodell and the NFL.Finally, one side has stood down.Robert Kraft, speaking at the NFL owners meetings in San Francisco, announced Tuesday that the Patriots will not appeal...
Tuesday, May 19, 2015 at 1:53 PM - Permalink
New England Patriots fans were disappointed to hear that Robert Kraft will not appeal the loss of two draft picks and a fine from the NFL.Robert Kraft announced in a press conference on Tuesday that the Patriots would not appeal the $1 million fine and loss of two draft picks handed down by the...
Tuesday, May 19, 2015 at 1:24 PM - Permalink
New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft is holding a 1 p.m. press conference from the NFL owner meetings in San Francisco. Among other things, he'll likely be asked about his conversation (and hug) with Roger Goodell.New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft, who has already expressed his...