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Hernandez’s lawyers advance unusual argument to support change …

Hernandez’s lawyers advance unusual argument to support change of venue

profootballtalk.com Updated 1 hour ago
Former Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez remains on track to stand trial in January for the June 2013 murder of Odin Lloyd. His lawyers remain interested in moving the trial out of Bristol County, the site of the crime. According to John R. Ellement of…
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  • How rosters of Broncos, Patriots were built

    How rosters of Broncos, Patriots were built

    ESPN.com 1 hour ago
    Patriots, Broncos differ in philosophy to capitalize on QBs' championship windows
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  • Week 9: Two Great Rivalries Renewed

    Week 9: Two Great Rivalries Renewed

    CNNSI.com 3 hours ago
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  • Tom Brady (14 TDs, 0 INTs) named AFC Offensive Player of the Mo…

    Tom Brady (14 TDs, 0 INTs) named AFC Offensive Player of the Month

    What a difference a month makes for Tom Brady. Less than five weeks after struggling in a blowout loss to the Chiefs that prompted critics to wonder whether he was on a steep decline, the New England Patriots quarterback Thursday was named the AFC Offen…
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  • Belichick, Welker say they’ve moved on

    Belichick, Welker say they’ve moved on

    Patriots coach Bill Belichick was furious with his former receiver, Wes Welker, after last year’s AFC Championship Game. Welker knocked then-Patriots cornerback Aqib Talib out of the game with a block that Belichick called “one of the worst plays I’ve s…
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  • Thursday morning one-liners

    Thursday morning one-liners

    profootballtalk.com 8 hours ago
    Bills LB Nigel Bradham is making a name for himself. You can find stats to prove anything, including that the Dolphins are the second-best team in football. The emergence of Patriots WR Brandon LaFell follows a familiar script. This is fun: The New York…
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  • Patriots Injury Report: Jamie Collins On The Mend

    Patriots Injury Report: Jamie Collins On The Mend

    boston.com 19 hours ago
    The Patriots' general health is improving, with linebacker Jamie Collins and offensive linemen Bryan Stork and Dan Connolly all coming off the injury report.
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  • Bill Belichick Likely To Study Tape Of His Slaying Of Reporter

    Bill Belichick Likely To Study Tape Of His Slaying Of Reporter

    deadspin.com 22 hours ago
    We've gone over this before , but Bill Belichick's adept at letting reporters draw out their questions before he shuts them down with curt answers. (It's entertaining, if your job isn't covering the Patriots.) Naturally, the media wanted to talk about P…
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  • Gronk ready for reunion with T.J. Ward

    Gronk ready for reunion with T.J. Ward

    ESPN.com 22 hours ago
    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- The last time New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski faced Broncos safety T.J. Ward, who was then on the Browns, Ward delivered a crushing hit to Gronkowski’s right knee, tearing Gronkowski’s ACL and ending his 2013 season. G…
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  • Broncos Vs Patriots: 3 Players To Watch

    Broncos Vs Patriots: 3 Players To Watch

    patriotsgab.com 23 hours ago
    Julian Edelman is a player to watch.(Photo By: Keith Nordstrom) The Patriots will host the Denver Broncos Sunday evening in a huge game between two of the best teams in the NFL. The Pats are coming off a big win against the Bears and the Broncos are com…
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  • Alan Branch signs with the Patriots, release Deontae Skinner

    Alan Branch signs with the Patriots, release Deontae Skinner

    Alan Branch.(Photo By: Timothy T. Ludwig) DL Alan Branch has officially signed, as expected since last week. The 6’6, 325 pound linemen is expected to add another big body to the line to help against the run. To make room on the roster, the Patriots rel…
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  • Richard Seymour, Ted Johnson Bury Hatchet; Will Represent Patri…

    Richard Seymour, Ted Johnson Bury Hatchet; Will Represent Patriots Champs at Gillette Sunday

    boston.com Oct 29 (yesterday)
    Two former players who have had gripes against the organization in the past will be in attendance for a special ceremony Sunday.
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  • Bill Belichick singularly focused on Broncos

    Bill Belichick singularly focused on Broncos

    ESPN.com Oct 29 (yesterday)
    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- There’s no shortage of hype surrounding Sunday’s high-profile matchup between the New England Patriots and Denver Broncos. Brady vs. Manning. Belichick vs. Manning. Revis and Browner vs. a talented Denver receiving corps. Bill Belic…
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  • Bruce Arians would like to see a later trade deadline

    Bruce Arians would like to see a later trade deadline

    profootballtalk.com Oct 29 (yesterday)
    The trade deadline came and went on Tuesday afternoon with the Buccaneers making trades with the Rams and Patriots while the other 29 teams in the league sat on the sideline. Cardinals coach Bruce Arians said that the team made a few calls and received …
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  • Patriots Take 2: Rob Gronkowski The New Monster of the Midway

    Patriots Take 2: Rob Gronkowski The New Monster of the Midway

    boston.com Oct 29 (yesterday)
    Gronk has been back in full force lately, as has the offense as a whole. Erik Frenz investigates how it all came together against the Bears in this week's film review.
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  • The Patriots home underdogs against Denver

    The Patriots home underdogs against Denver

    patriotsgab.com Oct 29 (yesterday)
    The Patriots will be a home underdog against the Broncos Sunday evening. They’re a field goal underdog. Here’s the full odds for week 9 of the NFL. Monday Night Football Odds
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  • Video - Reiss' P.A.T : Taking On Peyton Manning, Broncos 04:42

    Reiss' P.A.T : Taking On Peyton Manning, Broncos

    Oct 29
    ESPN Patriots reporter Mike Reiss previews Sunday's matchup against the Denver Broncos and catches up with tight end Michael Hoomanawanui.
  • Video - Broncos On Boston Trip: Don't Look Back 00:43

    Broncos On Boston Trip: Don't Look Back

    Oct 29
    ESPN Broncos reporter Jeff Legwold discusses the Broncos' regular-season trip to New England last season, where they gave up a 24-0 halftime lead, and how they intend to keep their feet on the gas this time around.
  • Video - Patriots' New Players Pitching In 01:11

    Patriots' New Players Pitching In

    Oct 29
    ESPN Patriots reporter Mike Reiss discusses how the Patriots have been impacted by the addition of linebacker Akeem Ayers and other players new to the roster.
  • Video - Broncos-Patriots Preview 00:56

    Broncos-Patriots Preview

    Oct 29
    Chris Mortensen discusses the wide receivers acquired in the offseason; Brandon LaFell for the Patriots and Emmanuel Sanders for the Patriots.

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