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Patriots sign WR Michael Jenkins

Patriots sign WR Michael Jenkins

Michael Jenkins played with the Minnesota Vikings last season, catching 40 passes for 449 yards and two touchdowns. Jenkins is 30 years old, 6’4 and 214 pounds. He is great against zone coverages, and uses his size to beat man coverage. Last year the Vi
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  • Patriots have RB Marcus Lattimore scheduled for workout

    Patriots have RB Marcus Lattimore scheduled for workout

    patriotsgab.com Mar 28, 2013
    The New England Patriots will have Marcus Lattimore in for a visit before April’s draft. This offseason, the Patriots have taking an interest in South Carolina’s RB Marcus Lattimore. They visit with the RB during the NFL Combine this year, and now the
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  • Patriots announces minicamp dates

    Patriots announces minicamp dates

    patriotsgab.com Mar 28, 2013
    The first day of the Patriots’ offseason program is April 15. The team will hold voluntary organized team activities May 20-21, May 23, May 28-30, June 3-4, and June 6-7. The Patriots will have mandatory minicamp June 11-13.
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  • Pats' Gronkowski would accept gay teammate

    Pats' Gronkowski would accept gay teammate

    ESPN.com Mar 28, 2013
    New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski said that he would be accepting of a gay teammate.
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  • Ainge: Two weeks' rest sufficient for Garnett

    Ainge: Two weeks' rest sufficient for Garnett

    ESPN.com Mar 28, 2013
    Boston Celtics president of basketball operations Danny Ainge said Thursday that Kevin Garnett is still dealing with the inflammation in his left foot, but that the original estimated two-week absence should be "more than sufficient time" for …
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  • Patriots workout dates announced

    Patriots workout dates announced

    boston.com Mar 28, 2013
    The Patriots have announced their offseason workout and minicamp dates, which dot the calendar from April to June.
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  • Did Patriots close door on Brandon Lloyd?

    Did Patriots close door on Brandon Lloyd?

    ESPN.com Mar 28, 2013
    The New England Patriots added another wide receiver to the mix by signing 10-year veteran Michael Jenkins, ESPNBoston.com reports. He is 6-foot-4, 214 pounds and provides a big target on the outside for New England quarterback Tom Brady. Jenkins spent …
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  • Vollmer deal ties millions to playing time, performance

    Vollmer deal ties millions to playing time, performance

    The official numbers are for the deal signed by Patriots tackle Sebastian Vollmer. Per a source with knowledge of the contract, the base value over four years is $16.75 million, but millions more are tied to playing time and performance. The deal includ…
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  • Patriots 2012 Season Best moment Number One: Sanchez’s Butt Fum…

    Patriots 2012 Season Best moment Number One: Sanchez’s Butt Fumble

    patriotsgab.com Mar 28, 2013
    The Patriots and the Jets faced off against each other last season on Thanksgiving night, and you couldn’t ask for a better game to watch as a Patriots fan on Thanksgiving. The Patriots scored 3 Touchdowns in 53 seconds in the 2nd quarter and the infamo
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  • Valentine Will Be an Analyst on SNY

    Valentine Will Be an Analyst on SNY

    nytimes.com Mar 28, 2013
    Bobby Valentine, the former Mets and Red Sox manager, will be a pre- and post-game analyst on SNY this season.
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  • Jets fans taunt their own players after the first half vs Patri…

    Jets fans taunt their own players after the first half vs Patriots on Thanksgiving

    patriotsgab.com Mar 28, 2013
    This video is wicked good! My favorite is the heckling of all the players except Tebow. When Tebow walks by it is a “Tebow Save us” and then right after that Sanchez walks by hearing the Tebow love and then hearing the lashing at him. Epic good. Enjoy
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  • Throw Back Thursday: Gillette Stadium and Tom Brady appears on …

    Throw Back Thursday: Gillette Stadium and Tom Brady appears on Family Guy

    patriotsgab.com Mar 28, 2013
    January 29th, 2006 was the first apperence by Gillette Stadium and QB Tom Brady on the hit show “Family Guy”.
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  • AFC East quarterback allocation

    AFC East quarterback allocation

    ESPN.com Mar 28, 2013
    Quarterback is undoubtedly the most important position in the NFL. Teams are made and lost based on the success of their offensive leaders. We’ve seen that difference over and over again in the AFC East with Tom Brady, who kept the New England Patriots
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  • Jeff Green Hugged His Heart Surgeon After Making Game-Winning L…

    Jeff Green Hugged His Heart Surgeon After Making Game-Winning Layup

    deadspin.com yahoo.com Mar 28, 2013
    Here's a wonderful picture of Jeff Green, moments after sinking a game-winning layup at the end of last night's Cavs-Celtics game, giving a big hug to Dr. Lars Svensson. Dr. Svensson is the man who performed open heart surgery on Green to fix an aortic …
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  • Thursday morning one-liners

    Thursday morning one-liners

    profootballtalk.com Mar 28, 2013
    Free agent TE Fred Davis said he was impressed by new Bills coach Doug Marrone. Logo leak looms large over locking up lineman Lance Louis (Today’s one-liners are brought to you by the letter L). The Patriots still need to shed some light on their defens
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  • Scouting the draft: Baylor WR Terrance Williams

    Scouting the draft: Baylor WR Terrance Williams

    boston.com Mar 28, 2013
    A look at the Baylor senior, who projects as a boundary wide receiver in the NFL.
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  • Gronkowski updates progress, addresses criticism

    Gronkowski updates progress, addresses criticism

    boston.com Mar 28, 2013
    Rob Gronkowski, an in-studio guest at ESPN on Wednesday, gave an update on his rehabilitation progress, and also addressed criticism stemming from his shirtless wrestling at a Las Vegas nightclub last month.
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  • Patriots have been able to keep some key players

    Patriots have been able to keep some key players

    boston.com Mar 28, 2013
    The Patriots are not historically among the big spenders in the early days of NFL free agency, and that held true again this year. Since losing out on defensive tackle Desmond Bryant, the Patriots have been signing the second-tier players they typically…
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    NFL Cold Hard Facts

    Mar 28
    Better NFL career: Manti Te'o or Matt Barkley? Can Tyrann Mathieu make it in the NFL? Will Rob Gronkowski's antics off the field affect his play? Darren Woodson gives his take.
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