New England Patriots News and Rumors

  • NFL to begin research Monday into enhanced camera system

    NFL to begin research Monday into enhanced camera system

    profootballtalk.com Updated 5 hours ago
    Whatever Patriots coach Bill Belichick said last week in Arizona, it worked. The NFL will soon be taking a closer look at the use of fixed cameras during games, at the goal line and elsewhere. Soon as in very soon. Albert Breer of NFL Media reports that…
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  • Sealver Siliga still in walking boot after foot surgery

    Sealver Siliga still in walking boot after foot surgery

    profootballtalk.com 9 hours ago
    The Patriots played most of last season without defensive tackle Sealver Siliga in the lineup, but they made good use of him once he returned from injured reserve late in the year. Siliga started the final three games of the regular season and all three…
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  • Tom Brady Plays Some Pickup Basketball With Michael Jordan

    Tom Brady Plays Some Pickup Basketball With Michael Jordan

    boston.com 10 hours ago
    No big deal, just two of the greatest pro athletes of all time getting in some run in the Bahamas.
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  • Sunday morning one-liners

    Sunday morning one-liners

    profootballtalk.com 10 hours ago
    The Bills tried to leave themselves without much work to do in the draft. Winning more games is the next step in Dolphins QB Ryan Tannehill’s development. Patriots QB Tom Brady put on his basketball shoes for a game with Michael Jordan. Todd Bowles had …
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  • Stevan Ridley close to medical clearance, lines up visits this …

    Stevan Ridley close to medical clearance, lines up visits this week

    profootballtalk.com 12 hours ago
    Free agent running back Stevan Ridley is healing from a torn ACL and looking for work. Ridley has his first free agent visits of the offseason scheduled this week, Mike Reiss of ESPNBoston.com reports. A 2011 third-round pick of the Patriots who has spe…
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  • NFL teams may be more prudent in pre-draft interviews following…

    NFL teams may be more prudent in pre-draft interviews following Chris Borland retirement

    nydailynews.com Mar 28 (yesterday)
    Tom Brady had a good arm, was super skinny and was so slow running the 40-yard dash that scouts needed an hourglass to time him.
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  • Tom Brady gives Patriots fans heart attacks with cliff diving v…

    Tom Brady gives Patriots fans heart attacks with cliff diving video

    yahoo.com ESPN.com boston.com Mar 28 (yesterday)
    Tom Brady has given the New England Patriots several friendly bargains with his contract. Perhaps one concession written into his deal is that he can perform wild and acrobatic activities off the field, and Bill Belichick and Robert Kraft can't say anyt…
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  • Saturday morning one-liners

    Saturday morning one-liners

    profootballtalk.com Mar 28 (yesterday)
    Former Patriots S Rodney Harrison thinks the team made the right move in letting CB Darrelle Revis walk away. Jets owner Woody Johnson sold a Manhattan apartment for $77.5 million. Bills G.M. Doug Whaley would like to re-sign LB Brandon Spikes. A timely…
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  • Hernandez's fiancee gave co-defendant cash

    Hernandez's fiancee gave co-defendant cash

    ESPN.com Mar 27 (2 days ago)
    Former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez and his fiancee traded expressionless glances Friday as she took the witness stand to testify in his murder trial.
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  • Former No. 1 Pick Brady Aiken Had Tommy John Surgery

    Former No. 1 Pick Brady Aiken Had Tommy John Surgery

    deadspin.com Mar 27 (2 days ago)
    Well, this is a bummer. Pitching prospect Brady Aiken, whom the Astros selected with the first overall pick in last year's amateur draft and who was then dicked out of his money by some lowballing , just underwent Tommy John surgery. Read more...
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  • Dont’a Hightower to mix 6-7 months after shoulder surgery

    Dont’a Hightower to mix 6-7 months after shoulder surgery

    profootballtalk.com Mar 27 (3 days ago)
    When the Patriots open their offseason program in a few weeks, they’re going to be without a few key players after their Super Bowl run. But one important part of their defense is up in the air for the start of the regular season. According to Ben Volin…
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  • Bomb threat disrupts Aaron Hernandez trial

    Bomb threat disrupts Aaron Hernandez trial

    profootballtalk.com yahoo.com ESPN.com Mar 26 (3 days ago)
    The murder trial of former Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez was suspended today when a bomb threat was called into the courthouse in Fall River, Massachusetts. Just before 1 p.m. Eastern those who had been evacuated were given the all clear to return …
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  • Thursday morning one-liners

    Thursday morning one-liners

    profootballtalk.com Mar 26 (3 days ago)
    Looking back at the year the Bills have had since the death of former owner Ralph Wilson. Dolphins QB Ryan Tannehill is entering a critical season in many respects. Everything the Patriots have done this offseason has been scrutinized heavily. The Jets …
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  • Revis says Patriots simply had to pick up his option

    Revis says Patriots simply had to pick up his option

    profootballtalk.com Mar 26 (3 days ago)
    Amid allegations and counterallegations of tampering between his former team and his current/former team, cornerback Darrelle Revis has broken his silence with a mini media tour in his new/old home market of New York City. Appearing on SNY’s Loudmouths,…
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  • Video - Bomb Threat At Hernandez Trial Courthouse 03:08

    Bomb Threat At Hernandez Trial Courthouse

    Mar 26
    ESPN reporter Michele Steele describes the scene at the Fall River Justice Center in Massachusetts.
  • Video - Belichick Upset With NFL Over End Zone Cameras 00:59

    Belichick Upset With NFL Over End Zone Cameras

    Mar 26
    Louis Riddick reacts to Patriots coach Bill Belichick, who voiced his displeasure over the NFL not funding end zone cameras.
  • Video - Jets File Tampering Charges Against Patriots 02:22

    Jets File Tampering Charges Against Patriots

    Mar 25
    Dan Graziano and Mike Reiss discuss the Jets' filing a tampering charge against the Patriots based on Robert Kraft's comments about Darrelle Revis.
  • Video - Patriots' Trick Formation Now Ruled Illegal 02:08

    Patriots' Trick Formation Now Ruled Illegal

    Mar 25
    ESPN NFL Insiders Dan Graziano and Kevin Seifert discuss the league's new rule that makes it illegal for an offensive player with an eligible number to report as ineligible and line up outside the tackle box.

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    Mar 25
    PHOENIX — Lunch was served just before noon at the annual NFL meetings Tuesday. Lunch’s name was Jeffrey Lurie. Under a scalding sun on a cloudless 87-degree day, Lurie, the owner of the Philadelphia Eagles, stood for a mostly withering 40-minute cross-…