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5 Takeaways To Go Along With 5 Days of Patriots Training Camp

5 Takeaways To Go Along With 5 Days of Patriots Training Camp

boston.com Updated 1 hour ago
Here’s five takeaways from the team’s first four practices, including two padded practices, that sums up a collection of observations and notes from camp.
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  • New England Patriots' projected roster

    New England Patriots' projected roster

    ESPN.com 2 hours ago
    Examining the New England Patriots' roster: QUARTERBACKS (3) Tom Brady Ryan Mallett Jimmy Garoppolo Not reading too much into Garoppolo's handful of interceptions in the early days of camp. Mallett, as expected at this point, looks like he has the edge …
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  • Monday morning one-liners

    Monday morning one-liners

    profootballtalk.com 3 hours ago
    G Kraig Urbik caught a touchdown pass during Bills practice. Rishard Matthews is making a strong bid for a roster spot. Patriots RB Stevan Ridley is trying to be a leader this season. G Willie Colon is off the PUP list and practicing for the Jets. Some …
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  • Photos From Patriots Camp Day 4

    Photos From Patriots Camp Day 4

    patriotsgab.com 12 hours ago
    Backup QB Ryan Mallett instructs the offense(Photo By David Silverman) CB Brandon Browner(Photo By David Silverman) CB Malcom Butler returns an interception today(Photo By David Silverman) Ryan Mallett and Tom Brady having a funny conversation(Photo By …
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  • Patriots Camp Report: Day 4

    Patriots Camp Report: Day 4

    ESPN.com 14 hours ago
    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- A daily review of the hot topics coming out of New England Patriots training camp: When cornerback Brandon Browner talked about practicing in full pads for the first time in training camp, he said, "It always feels good to get …
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  • Patriots Training Camp Day 3: Offensive Line dominates

    Patriots Training Camp Day 3: Offensive Line dominates

    patriotsgab.com 14 hours ago
    Offensive Lineman Jon Halapio vs Chris Jones. Halapio’s having a very good camp.(Photo By David Silverman) The Patriots finished their 4th practice of training camp, and the 2nd day in pads. The clouds rolled in and the practice was cut a bit short when…
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  • No Timetable for Dominique Easley's Return to Practice

    No Timetable for Dominique Easley's Return to Practice

    boston.com 16 hours ago
    Easley is on track following knee surgery, and will return to practice as soon as he is ready. When that will be, however, remains unclear.
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  • Julian Edelman: 'I love returning punts'

    Julian Edelman: 'I love returning punts'

    ESPN.com 16 hours ago
    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- With youth in the Patriots' receiving corps and some other injuries in 2013, wide receiver Julian Edelman emerged as quarterback Tom Brady's go-to guy. While Edelman will continue to have a major role in the passing game, he also wa…
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  • Observations from Patriots camp: Day 4

    Observations from Patriots camp: Day 4

    ESPN.com 21 hours ago
    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- Observations from the New England Patriots' fourth practice of training camp, which was held in full pads and was cut about 10-15 minutes short because of heavy rains and the threat of lightning: Legion of Boom moment with Browner: …
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  • Patriots Training Camp Notes: Tight Ends Having a Helluva Compe…

    Patriots Training Camp Notes: Tight Ends Having a Helluva Competition

    boston.com 21 hours ago
    The competition to be Rob Gronkowski's backup has lightened up training camp. Plus, results from 1-on-1 drills as well as tracking the team's quarterbacks.
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  • Patriots Training Camp: Day 4 Practice Attendance

    Patriots Training Camp: Day 4 Practice Attendance

    boston.com 23 hours ago
    Nine players were missing from the team's practice on Sunday.
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  • Patriots sign WR Brian Tyms and Cole Standford, release Greg Or…

    Patriots sign WR Brian Tyms and Cole Standford, release Greg Orton

    patriotsgab.com 23 hours ago
    Brian Tyms pulled in a catch against the Jets last season.(Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images) The Patriots released, injured WR Greg Orton, who will land on the team’s IR list. The team signed 2 new wide receivers, Cole Standford (Cal Pol) and Brian Tyms (Fl…
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  • Patriots Release WR Greg Orton; Sign Two More Receivers

    Patriots Release WR Greg Orton; Sign Two More Receivers

    boston.com Jul 27 (yesterday)
    The Patriots released wide receiver Greg Orton, who was carted off the field on Friday.
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  • Patriots Training Camp: Day 4 of Practice, Schedule

    Patriots Training Camp: Day 4 of Practice, Schedule

    boston.com Jul 27 (yesterday)
    The Patriots will have their second padded practice Sunday morning and director of player personnel Nick Caserio will address the media.
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  • Watch: Danny Nickerson gets serenaded for his birthday by the P…

    Watch: Danny Nickerson gets serenaded for his birthday by the Patriots

    patriotsgab.com Jul 26 (yesterday)
    Danny Nickerson, a shy boy, being sung Happy Birthday to by the Patriots.(Photo From Patriots.com) Danny Nickerson is a 6 year old Patriots fan from Foxborough, Massachusetts, with amazing bravery, and strength, who got a surprise from the Patriots. Nic…
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  • Photos From Day 2 of Pats Training Camp

    Photos From Day 2 of Pats Training Camp

    patriotsgab.com Jul 26 (yesterday)
    Darrelle Revis, Logan Ryan, Chandler Jones, Rob Gronkowski, and Justin Jones head to practice.(Photo By David Silverman) Tom Brady drops back for a pass.(Photo By David Silverman) Duron Harmon at training camp.(Photo By David Silverman) James White runs…
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  • Asa Watson and Justin Jones Capitalizing On Opportunity To Lear…

    Asa Watson and Justin Jones Capitalizing On Opportunity To Learn From Veteran TEs

    boston.com Jul 26 (yesterday)
    No tight end can replicate what Rob Gronkowski brings to the table, but Asa Watson and Justin Jones will try to learn as much as possible from the All-Pro tight end.
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  • Patriots Training Camp Day 3: Darrelle Revis welcomed Brady to …

    Patriots Training Camp Day 3: Darrelle Revis welcomed Brady to Revis Island

    patriotsgab.com ESPN.com Jul 26 (yesterday)
    Darrelle Revis intercepts a Brady pass to Edelman.(Photo By David Silverman) The Patriots took the field today for their first padded practice of training camp. Did not practice: WR Aaron Dobson (foot), CB Alfonzo Dennard, WR Matthew Slater, WR Jeremy G…
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  • In Wide Receiver Competition, the Eyes Drift To the Defensive B…

    In Wide Receiver Competition, the Eyes Drift To the Defensive Backs

    boston.com Jul 26 (yesterday)
    The beauty of training camp is that every year you go in with assumptions and perceptions that ostensibly get obliterated. Without fail.
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  • Patriots Training Camp Notes: Trench Battle Ensues In First Pad…

    Patriots Training Camp Notes: Trench Battle Ensues In First Padded Practice

    boston.com Jul 26 (yesterday)
    The defensive line and offensive line went head-to-head in the Patriots' first padded practice of training camp.
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  • QB Jimmy Garoppolo draws a crowd

    QB Jimmy Garoppolo draws a crowd

    ESPN.com Jul 26 (yesterday)
    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- When rookie quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo walked up the steps and arrived on the field for the first practice of New England Patriots training camp earlier this week, it caught him a bit off guard. The Patriots had 7,822 fans in atten…
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  • Master Troll Painter Sneaks Tom Brady Into Poster Of New York H…

    Master Troll Painter Sneaks Tom Brady Into Poster Of New York Heroes

    deadspin.com Jul 26 (yesterday)
    So yesterday, an old editor emailed me with the above photo and funny story. The MTA, New York City's subway and bus system, is selling a new poster for Brooklyn's Grand Army Plaza, a location that serves both as a subway station and the entrance to New…
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  • Saturday morning one-liners

    Saturday morning one-liners

    profootballtalk.com Jul 26 (yesterday)
    Bills QB Jim Kelly, who continues to battle cancer, will take part in the coin flip at the Hall of Fame game. The Dolphins’ work-in-progress offensive line didn’t make much progress on the first day of work, giving up six sacks in team drills. Patriots …
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  • Kraft wants L.A. team with 2-3 years

    Kraft wants L.A. team with 2-3 years

    profootballtalk.com Jul 26 (2 days ago)
    When it comes to talking about putting franchises in London or Los Angeles, the league routinely creates a sense of urgency that, when it comes to acting on it, doesn’t seem to actually exist. Appearing Friday on ESPN’s SportsCenter, Patriots owner Robe…
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  • Patriots Training Camp: Day 3 of Practice, Schedule

    Patriots Training Camp: Day 3 of Practice, Schedule

    boston.com Jul 26 (2 days ago)
    After going through two days of training camp practices without any serious physical element, the Patriots will don their pads for the first time Saturday morning.
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  • Video - Albert Breer with the latest on New England Patriots tight end Gronkowski 01:19

    Albert Breer with the latest on New England Patriots tight end Gronkowski

    Jul 27
    NFL Media's Albert Breer joins "Inside Training Camp Live" with an update on New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski and the activities he is participating in at camp.
  • Video - How is the New England Patriots defense looking? 03:02

    How is the New England Patriots defense looking?

    Jul 27
    NFL Media's Albert Breer joins "Inside Training Camp Live" from Foxborough Massachusetts with an update on the New England Patriots defense and cornerback Darrelle Revis.
  • Video - New England Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman on Rob Gronkowski practicing: 'It puts a smile on your face' 03:10

    New England Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman on Rob Gronkowski practicing: 'It puts a smile on your face'

    Jul 27
    NFL Media's Albert Breer goes one-on-one with New England Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman to adress his role in the offense and what it is like to have tight end Rob Gronkowski back on the field.
  • Video - Patriots Camp: Day 2 Wrap-Up 03:46

    Patriots Camp: Day 2 Wrap-Up

    Jul 25
    Mike Reiss and Tedy Bruschi discuss Patriots personnel questions on both sides of the ball.

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