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Patriots re-sign Marquice Cole, Niko Koutouvides

Patriots re-sign Marquice Cole, Niko Koutouvides

profootballtalk.com Updated Mar 20, 2013
The New England Patriots announced Wednesday they have re-signed cornerback Marquice Cole and linebacker Niko Koutouvides. Both players appeared in 14 games for the Patriots last season mostly in reserve duty. Koutouvides recorded eight special teams ta…
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    Anquan Boldin Visits Sabodala, Senegal

    Mar 20
    Anquan Boldin experiences the gold mining process in Sabodala, Senegal.
  • Video - NFL32OT: NFL Passes Helmet Rule 03:37

    NFL32OT: NFL Passes Helmet Rule

    Mar 20
    Episode 292: Suzy Kolber and Herm Edwards discuss the new helmet rule that could affect running backs. Todd McShay breaks down the upcoming NFL draft. The NFL32 crew discuss which free-agent pass-rusher will have the biggest impact on a new team.
  • Video - Reports: Ed Reed To Join Texans 02:08

    Reports: Ed Reed To Join Texans

    Mar 20
    Paul Kuharsky with the latest on Ed Reed and the Texans.
  • Video - Seahawks FB Michael Robinson dislikes new crown-of-the-helmet hit rule 02:43

    Seahawks FB Michael Robinson dislikes new crown-of-the-helmet hit rule

    Mar 20
    Seattle Seahawks fullback Michael Robinson explains why he isn't a fan of the newly implemented NFL rule that says a player cannot lead with the crown of their helmet outside of the tackle box.

Sports Columnists

  • Don Banks: Outrage over new helmet rule much ado about nothing

    Mar 20
    PHOENIX -- Emmitt Smith, Matt Forte, Eric Dickerson and running backs everywhere may squawk, but every change the NFL makes these days on behalf of player safety makes somebody squawk, doesn't it? Should the league really care? Not if it feels like it's…
  • NFL owners meetings - Pro Bowl survives but change is likely

    Mar 20
    The Pro Bowl will survive for next season, but changes are likely. Plus: playoff expansion talk, rules changes and more from the owners meetings.
  • NFL owners end tuck rule, approve helmet penalty

    Mar 20
    In votes Wednesday, the NFL's owners eliminated the tuck rule and agreed to a rule change that would ban offensive players from using the crown of their helmets against defenders in the open field.