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In the aftermath of the news that the Patriots lost receiver Wes Welker to the Broncos, a source close to New England quarterback Tom Brady was “beyond enraged” by the news. Another (or perhaps the same) source close to Brady continues to talk after tShare Tweet
buffalobills.com Mar 13, 2013The Bills signed LB Manny Lawson to play strong side-outside linebacker. And that means he’s likely to spend a fair amount of time matching up against opponents tight ends. Twice a year, Lawson will run into New England Patriots Tight End Rob GronkowsShare Tweet
Amendola-Welker swap a mistake for PatsThe New England Patriots made one of the most interesting and controversial player swaps in recent memory. The reigning AFC East champions let Pro Bowl receiver Wes Welker walk in free agency Wednesday but quickly replaced him with former St. Louis Rams…Share TweetThe 28-year old received a reported five-year deal.Share Tweet
Pressure now on Gronkowski, HernandezThe dependable security blanket is no longer with the New England Patriots. Pro Bowl receiver Wes Welker bolted New England on Wednesday to sign a reported two-year, $12 million contract with the Denver Broncos. Welker and Patriots quarterback Tom Brady…Share TweetSo this was kind of weird. Last night, Linda Holliday, host of Styleboston and girlfriend of New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick, sent out this cryptic tweet: First time Q&A with Bill... Ask?? - Linda Holliday (@Linda_Holliday) March 13, 2013 WhatShare TweetNew Miami Dolphins receiver Mike Wallace said Wednesday in a interview with ESPN's "SportsCenter" that he expects his new team to compete with the New England Patriots "from Day 1."Share Tweet
Donald Thomas receives four years from ColtsBy Shalise Manza Young, Globe Staff The Colts signed several free agents on Tuesday, among them offensive lineman Donald Thomas, who had spent the previous two seasons with the Patriots. ProFootballTalk reported Thomas received a four-year, $14 million …Share Tweet
NFL Network apologizes for F-bombing Bill Belichickprofootballtalk.com Mar 13, 2013On Tuesday night, NFL Network aired a series of F-bombs spoken by someone off camera (it sounded like Warren Sapp) during a segment about moves that Patriots are making in free agency. On Wednesday morning, NFL Network apologized. NFL Network’s Chris RoShare TweetAlthough the Patriots typically are not big players on the first day of NFL free agency, they were serious players for defensive tackle Desmond Bryant on Tuesday.Share TweetThe Patriots’ competitors were busy Tuesday. In addition, the Dolphins signed linebacker Dannell Ellerbe, and the Jets restructured the contract of injured wide receiver Santonio Holmes, creating additional salary cap room.Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Mar 13, 2013Former Cleveland Browns wide receiver and kick returner Joshua Cribbs has narrowed his list of possible options down to just two. According to Mary Kay Cabot of the Cleveland Plain Dealer, Cribbs is expected to decide between the Arizona Cardinals and N…Share Tweet
NFL32OT: Bush Headed To DetroitMar 13Episode 288: Eric Mangini breaks down how Reggie Bush will fit in with the Lions. The NFL32 crew discuss Wes Welker's signing to the Broncos.
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Source: Amendola Agrees With PatriotsMar 13Source: Patriots and Danny Amendola reaches agreement in principle on five-year deal.
Danny Amendola, Cliff Avril on the moveMar 13NFL Network reporter Ian Rapoport has the latest on wide receiver Danny Amendola's agreement with the New England Patriots and defensive end Cliff Avril's new home in the Pacific Northwest.