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Patriots QB Jimmy Garoppolo showed potential while at Eastern I…

Patriots QB Jimmy Garoppolo showed potential while at Eastern Illinois

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Patriots QB Jimmy Garoppolo showed potential while at Eastern Illinois
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  • Mort says Kraft apologized to him, Patriots deny it

    Mort says Kraft apologized to him, Patriots deny it

    profootballtalk.com 5 hours ago
    Not much had been said in recent days about Chris Mortensen’s role in the hatching of #DeflateGate because nobody had really said much about it. Mort said some more stuff about it on Thursday, and he probably now wishes that he hadn’t. Appearing on Ariz…
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  • Patriots waive/injured 2012 third-rounder Jake Bequette

    Patriots waive/injured 2012 third-rounder Jake Bequette

    profootballtalk.com 10 hours ago
    The Patriots waived 2012 third-round pick Jake Bequette last year, but brought him back to the practice squad and then moved him from defensive end to tight end this year in an attempt to find a place for him on the roster. That effort has come to an en…
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  • Patriots release CB Jimmy Jean

    Patriots release CB Jimmy Jean

    patriotsgab.com 16 hours ago
    The Patriots announced they released rookie corner Jimmy Jean, yesterday. Jean, played CB and safety during his 2 year college career at UAB. He played his first two seasons at Arkansas Baptist Junior College.
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  • Breaking down Reggie Wayne’s one year, $2.3 million dollar deal…

    Breaking down Reggie Wayne’s one year, $2.3 million dollar deal with the Patriots

    patriotsgab.com ESPN.com 16 hours ago
    Reggie Wayne chats with Aaron Dobson.(Photo by Ted Fitzgerald/Boston Herald) Reggie Wayne’s one year deal has been officially field in the league! Below are the details of his deal with New England, first reported by ESPN’s Mike Reiss and Boston Herald’…
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  • Forbes: ESPN’s relationship with the NFL is becoming unnerving …

    Forbes: ESPN’s relationship with the NFL is becoming unnerving and edging on uncomfortable.

    patriotsgab.com 16 hours ago
    Forbes ran a story two days ago, by Maury Brown, talking about ESPN’s relationship with the NFL and how it seems ESPN favors the NFL in every story and controversy, especially in the deflategate scandal. Below are highlights from Maury Brown’s Forbes ar…
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  • Alexander Bradley gets immunity in Hernandez double-murder case

    Alexander Bradley gets immunity in Hernandez double-murder case

    profootballtalk.com 17 hours ago
    Former Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez already has been convicted of murder despite the absence of eyewitness testimony. In a separate double-murder case pending against Hernandez, the prosecution has an eyewitness. And the eyewitness now has immunit…
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  • Josh Boyce among the missing at practice

    Josh Boyce among the missing at practice

    patriotsgab.com 17 hours ago
    Josh Boyce during practice. WR Josh Boyce and CB Jimmy Jean missed practice yesterday, the new additions to the Patriots Did Not Practice list. It is unknown why they did not suit up. WR Brandon LaFell, CB Darryl Roberts, LB Dane Fletcher, OL Marcus Can…
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  • Thursday morning one-liners

    Thursday morning one-liners

    profootballtalk.com 19 hours ago
    The Bills have some tough decisions ahead at WR. Dolphins LT Branden Albert is getting closer to a return. Patriots coach Bill Belichick can’t coach forever, can he? Jets S Calvin Pryor remains confident after a rough rookie season. Ravens QB Joe Flacco…
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  • Tom Brady once endorsed a concussion-prevention drink, too

    Tom Brady once endorsed a concussion-prevention drink, too

    profootballtalk.com 20 hours ago
    Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson is taking some heat for claiming that a product he endorses, Recovery Water, prevented him from suffering a concussion in the NFC Championship Game. But Wilson isn’t the only Super Bowl-winning quarterback who has end…
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  • Judge Doty wonders whether Goodell “understands there is a CBA”

    Judge Doty wonders whether Goodell “understands there is a CBA”

    profootballtalk.com Aug 26 (yesterday)
    While Judge Richard M. Berman hasn’t been exactly friendly to the NFL’s position in the case the NFL filed to uphold the suspension of Patriots quarterback Tom Brady, it could have been worse for the league. If the NFL hadn’t won the race to the courtho…
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  • Jerry Rice declines to clarify his use (or not) of stickum

    Jerry Rice declines to clarify his use (or not) of stickum

    profootballtalk.com Aug 26 (yesterday)
    Earlier this year, Hall of Fame receiver Jerry Rice admitted to putting stickum on his gloves, a significant confession in the early days of #DeflateGate, when Patriots fans were searching for any and all evidence of other teams cheating. Rice later apo…
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  • Patriots starting right guard Ryan Wendell preparing for game a…

    Patriots starting right guard Ryan Wendell preparing for game action

    ESPN.com Aug 26 (yesterday)
    Patriots starting right guard Ryan Wendell preparing for game action
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  • Patriots coach Bill Belichick describes what defines a 'ty…

    Patriots coach Bill Belichick describes what defines a 'typical Iowa kid'

    ESPN.com Aug 26 (yesterday)
    Patriots coach Bill Belichick describes what defines a 'typical Iowa kid'
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  • One Patriots goal for third preseason game: Get Tom Brady going

    One Patriots goal for third preseason game: Get Tom Brady going

    ESPN.com Aug 26 (yesterday)
    One Patriots goal for third preseason game: Get Tom Brady going
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  • Devin McCourty backs off his objections to playing corner

    Devin McCourty backs off his objections to playing corner

    profootballtalk.com Aug 26 (yesterday)
    Maybe it’s just because we so rarely hear Patriots speak in anything other than Belichickisms that it stood out. But days after Patriots defensive back Devin McCourty said he hoped his move to cornerback wasn’t a permanent one, he did a quick backpedal.…
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  • Maine man claims he taunted Goodell at grocery store over Brady

    Maine man claims he taunted Goodell at grocery store over Brady

    profootballtalk.com Aug 26 (2 days ago)
    Last month, the NFL reportedly asked authorities in Maine to keep an eye on a house owned there by Commissioner Roger Goodell, given the potential for Patriots fans shenanigans. The league also should have paid attention to the local grocery stores, too…
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  • Video - Where are you drafting him? 01:42

    Where are you drafting him?

    Aug 27
    Field Yates discusses where to take players who have red flags heading into your drafts.
  • Video - Notable developments at receiver 01:17

    Notable developments at receiver

    Aug 26
    ESPN NFL Nation reporter Mike Reiss highlights some of the moving parts at WR.
  • Video - Chandler taking it one day at a time 00:45

    Chandler taking it one day at a time

    Aug 26
    New England Patriots TE Scott Chandler discusses how it feels returning to practice while recovering from a leg injury.
  • Video - The Force is with Reggie Wayne 00:44

    The Force is with Reggie Wayne

    Aug 26
    NFL Nation reporter Mike Wells explains why Colts fans should not be upset that Reggie Wayne signed with the Patriots.

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    Jul 30
    The more Tom Brady fights to clear his name, the more damage he's doing to his reputation, Jeffri Chadiha writes.
  • The MMQB Mailbag

    Jul 22
    Today is a good day for logic around the NFL. Because: • The Tennessee Titans on Tuesday signed the second pick in the draft, quarterback Marcus Mariota, meaning that five days before the first practice of the NFL preseason, all 32 first-round picks hav…
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    Jul 20
    Time for the 2015 Training Camp Primer. Everything you need to know about the NFL’s 32 training camps, with some fun on the side. Clip and save. First things first, though. It was a notable Saturday evening for the Favre family. Not only did the famous …
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    Jul 15
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