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Source close to Brady keeps complaining about Pats

Source close to Brady keeps complaining about Pats

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 t
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  • Lawson eager for matchup with Gronk

    Lawson eager for matchup with Gronk

    buffalobills.com Mar 13, 2013
    The 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 Gronkows
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  • Amendola-Welker swap a mistake for Pats

    Amendola-Welker swap a mistake for Pats

    ESPN.com Mar 13, 2013
    The 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…
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  • Patriots sign Danny Amendola

    Patriots sign Danny Amendola

    The 28-year old received a reported five-year deal.
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  • Pressure now on Gronkowski, Hernandez

    Pressure now on Gronkowski, Hernandez

    ESPN.com Mar 13, 2013
    The 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…
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  • Bill Belichick Answered Fan Questions On His Girlfriend's Twitt…

    Bill Belichick Answered Fan Questions On His Girlfriend's Twitter Account

    deadspin.com yahoo.com Mar 13, 2013
    So 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 What
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  • Wallace: Dolphins to compete from 'Day 1'

    Wallace: Dolphins to compete from 'Day 1'

    ESPN.com Mar 13, 2013
    New 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."
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  • Donald Thomas receives four years from Colts

    Donald Thomas receives four years from Colts

    boston.com Mar 13, 2013
    By 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 …
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  • NFL Network apologizes for F-bombing Bill Belichick

    NFL Network apologizes for F-bombing Bill Belichick

    profootballtalk.com Mar 13, 2013
    On 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 Ro
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  • Patriorts lose out on Desmond Bryant

    Patriorts lose out on Desmond Bryant

    boston.com Mar 13, 2013
    Although 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.
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  • AFC East teams busy: Dolphins sign Mike Wallace; Bills cut Ryan…

    AFC East teams busy: Dolphins sign Mike Wallace; Bills cut Ryan Fitzpatrick

    boston.com Mar 13, 2013
    The 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.
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  • Joshua Cribbs to decide between Cardinals, Patriots

    Joshua Cribbs to decide between Cardinals, Patriots

    profootballtalk.com Mar 13, 2013
    Former 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…
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  • Video - NFL32OT: Bush Headed To Detroit 02:25

    NFL32OT: Bush Headed To Detroit

    Mar 13
    Episode 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.
  • Video - PTI Big Finish March 13 01:00

    PTI Big Finish March 13

    Mar 13
    PTI runs down Wednesday's top stories.
  • Video - Source: Amendola Agrees With Patriots 02:31

    Source: Amendola Agrees With Patriots

    Mar 13
    Source: Patriots and Danny Amendola reaches agreement in principle on five-year deal.
  • Video - Danny Amendola, Cliff Avril on the move 01:13

    Danny Amendola, Cliff Avril on the move

    Mar 13
    NFL 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.

Sports Columnists

  • Peter King: Pats failure to keep Welker must be crushing blow to Brady

    Mar 13
    It is highly unlikely that Wes Welker signing in Denver for a relative pittance is what Tom Brady had in mind when he gave the Patriots $15 million in cap relief two weeks ago.
  • Don Banks: Not just leverage: Welker spurns Patriots, signs with Broncos

    Mar 13
    He wears, at times, the unflattering tag of "system'' receiver, but I guess we're about to find out if Wes Welker can live with being known as a multiple-system receiver. Because the newest Broncos play-maker just left his comfort zone in New Engla…
  • Buffalo Bills, Oakland Raiders, Carolina Panthers save money under cap

    Mar 13
    The Buffalo Bills, Carolina Panthers and Oakland Raiders used the 'June 1" cut designation on three players released Tuesday in order to save room under this year's salary cap.
  • NFL - Day 1 winners and losers in free agency

    Mar 13
    Jeffri Chadiha says the Dolphins and Chiefs are the clear winners after the first day of free agency but the Ravens and Steelers are left hurting.