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Former Pats wideout David Patten lands coaching job

Former Pats wideout David Patten lands coaching job

profootballtalk.com Updated Feb 11, 2013
Former Patriots wideout David Patten needed a few more classes to finish his degree at Western Carolina. So the Catamounts went ahead and gave him a job. The school announced they hired the 12-year NFL veteran for a job on their coaching staff, with hea…
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  • Patriots tackle shovels out

    Patriots tackle shovels out

    boston.com Feb 11, 2013
    Even powerhouse Patriots defensive lineman Vince Wilfork had to "tackle" some shoveling during the snowstorm over the weekend. According to his wife Bianca's Twitter page, Wilfork headed out early to shovel their walkway, and she linked to pho…
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  • Monday morning one-liners

    Monday morning one-liners

    profootballtalk.com Feb 11, 2013
    The Bills have work to do at wide receiver. Wondering whether a stadium referendum will impact the Dolphins’ choices this offseason. The Patriots have to figure out whether or not to use their franchise tag this year. Rex Ryan spent Sunday at Madison Sq
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  • Patriots Draft Focus: “The Honey Badger” Tyrann Mathieu

    Patriots Draft Focus: “The Honey Badger” Tyrann Mathieu

    patriotsgab.com Feb 11, 2013
    Tyrann Mathieu is a corner back that played his college ball at LSU. Mathieu was such a play maker, and explosive talent that he was a Heisman candidate his Sophomore year. There are two big knacks on Mathieu and that is his size and his well documented…
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  • Video - NFL32OT: Vick Remains An Eagle 02:34

    NFL32OT: Vick Remains An Eagle

    Feb 11
    Episode 266: Adam Schefter breaks down Michael Vick's deal with the Eagles. The NFL32 crew discuss Rob Gronkowski's recent off-field behavior.
  • Video - Advice for New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski 01:10

    Advice for New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski

    Feb 11
    Willie McGinest offers up some wise advice for New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski.
  • Video - Bruschi Would Speak To Gronkowski 02:55

    Bruschi Would Speak To Gronkowski

    Feb 11
    Tedy Bruschi and Darren Woodson discuss how the Patriots should handle Rob Gronkowski.
  • Video - Top NFL Veterans To Keep 02:28

    Top NFL Veterans To Keep

    Feb 11
    Darren Woodson ranks his top potential free agents that teams should retain.

Sports Columnists

  • Peter King: Looking back at Greg Roman's play calling, more mail

    Feb 11
    In the coming years, when I think about the Super Bowl just played, I know I'll think about the play that might have been: third-and-goal from the Baltimore 5. Colin Kaepernick, at the snap of the ball, took one step back and Frank Gore roared in front …
  • Clayton's mailbag: Big spending, subpar results

    Feb 11
    The teams that spent the most in 2012 got little bang for their buck. Plus, answers to reader questions.