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Former D-III player tries unique tactic to get Patriots' attent…

Former D-III player tries unique tactic to get Patriots' attention

yahoo.com Updated 15 hours ago
At this point, one thing is certain: Abiola Aborishade is persistent. The former Division III receiver, who set UMass-Dartmouth's single-season receiving record in 2014 when he had 84 catches, has stood near the New England Patriots' facility at Gillett…
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  • Sports Briefing: Brady Appeals for a New Hearing in the Deflate…

    Sports Briefing: Brady Appeals for a New Hearing in the Deflategate Case

    nytimes.com 1 hour ago
    Lawyers for New England quarterback Tom Brady want an expanded panel of judges to make the decision after a three-judge panel ruled in favor of Commissioner Roger Goodell.
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  • Brady files petition for rehearing of federal appeal

    Brady files petition for rehearing of federal appeal

    profootballtalk.com 10 hours ago
    As expected, Patriots quarterback Tom Brady has decided to continue to fight his four-game suspension arising from the #Deflategate controversy. On Monday, Brady and the NFL Players Association filed a 15-page petition for a rehearing before the origina…
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  • Eagles cut Ryan Quigley

    Eagles cut Ryan Quigley

    profootballtalk.com 10 hours ago
    Punter Ryan Quigley joined the Eagles in April, but he didn’t stick on the roster through the end of May. The team announced on Monday that they have released Quigley. Quigley spent the last three seasons punting for the Jets and posted a net average of…
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  • Ryan Fitzpatrick wants to play. For the Jets. So what's the iss…

    Ryan Fitzpatrick wants to play. For the Jets. So what's the issue?

    yahoo.com 11 hours ago
    The New York Jets currently have three quarterbacks on their roster, but not a single one started an NFL game in the 2015 season. The quarterback that did start all 16 of the team's games last season? He's a free agent. And the Jets say they want him ba…
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  • Tom Brady Will Appeal Ballghazi Suspension, Again

    Tom Brady Will Appeal Ballghazi Suspension, Again

    deadspin.com 16 hours ago
    In the year 2184, when Tom Brady’s head is thawed from cryostasis to testify against Robo-Goodell in Moon Court, your descendants may wonder how the longest-running legal battle in the history of sports ever got started. (Their neural visit to the elect…
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  • Tom Brady Files New Deflategate Appeal: What’s Next?

    Tom Brady Files New Deflategate Appeal: What’s Next?

    nytimes.com yahoo.com 16 hours ago
    Questions and answers about the case as it stands today.
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  • Jay Ajayi: I’ve been excited since Lamar Miller moved on

    Jay Ajayi: I’ve been excited since Lamar Miller moved on

    profootballtalk.com 18 hours ago
    The Dolphins pursued a few veteran running backs during free agency, but none of them wound up joining the team’s roster which makes third-round pick Kenyan Drake the only significant addition to the backfield this offseason. It also opened the door wid…
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  • Monday morning one-liners

    Monday morning one-liners

    profootballtalk.com 19 hours ago
    The Bills hope their defensive line is more effective this season. Dolphins DE Mario Williams is selling his house in Buffalo. A few things to keep an eye on at Patriots OTAs. Willie McGinest is a big fan of Jets DE Muhammad Wilkerson. Getting to know a…
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  • Report: Stephon Gilmore won’t be at Bills OTAs this week

    Report: Stephon Gilmore won’t be at Bills OTAs this week

    profootballtalk.com May 22 (yesterday)
    The Bills start the final phase of their offseason work this week when they hold their first organized team activity of the year, but one of their best defensive players reportedly won’t be taking part. Tyler Dunne of the Buffalo News reports that corne…
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  • Patriots’ Malcolm Mitchell declines Rookie Premiere invitation

    Patriots’ Malcolm Mitchell declines Rookie Premiere invitation

    profootballtalk.com May 22 (yesterday)
    We noted last week that 41 draft picks were invited to attend the annual NFL Players Association Rookie Premiere in Los Angeles, an event that serves as a good marketing opportunity for rookies. But it turns out only 40 attended. Ben Volin of the Boston…
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  • Jacoby Brissett, only draft pick without an agent, remains unsi…

    Jacoby Brissett, only draft pick without an agent, remains unsigned

    profootballtalk.com May 22 (yesterday)
    The contracts for NFL draft picks are set by the Collective Bargaining Agreement, and so it’s actually a little surprising that Patriots third-round pick Jacoby Brissett was the only pick who decided not to hire an agent. But Brissett didn’t hire an age…
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  • Jets let PSL holders buy two more season tickets without PSL

    Jets let PSL holders buy two more season tickets without PSL

    profootballtalk.com May 22 (yesterday)
    When MetLife Stadium opened, the Jets used Personal Seat Licenses for all seat except the upper deck. Plenty of fans plunked down the phony fee for the right to sit in the seat that corresponds with the season tickets, but the PSLs didn’t sell out. Six …
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  • Devontae Booker: I’m in Denver to take someone’s job

    Devontae Booker: I’m in Denver to take someone’s job

    profootballtalk.com May 22 (yesterday)
    The Broncos opened up the offseason with their top two rushers from last year headed for free agency, but neither one wound up leaving town. C.J. Anderson signed an offer sheet with the Dolphins as a restricted free agent, but the Broncos matched the fo…
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  • Jets hatch plan to prevent defense from getting nickel-and-dime…

    Jets hatch plan to prevent defense from getting nickel-and-dimed

    ESPN.com May 22 (yesterday)
    Jets hatch plan to prevent defense from getting nickel-and-dimed
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  • Rex Ryan says he tried to trade for Odell Beckham while Jets&ap…

    Rex Ryan says he tried to trade for Odell Beckham while Jets' coach

    ESPN.com profootballtalk.com May 21 (2 days ago)
    Rex Ryan says he tried to trade for Odell Beckham while Jets' coach
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  • 93-year-old World War II veteran miffed with Second Circuit’s r…

    93-year-old World War II veteran miffed with Second Circuit’s ruling in Brady case

    profootballtalk.com May 21 (3 days ago)
    Patriots quarterback Tom Brady has two days to file a petition for rehearing regarding the decision of three judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit to reinstate Brady’s suspension. In anticipation of that likely development, a 93-year…
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  • Mario Williams' nine-bathroom house most expensive on Buff…

    Mario Williams' nine-bathroom house most expensive on Buffalo market

    ESPN.com May 21 (3 days ago)
    Mario Williams' nine-bathroom house most expensive on Buffalo market
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  • Arian Foster's presence in Boston creates stir; would he f…

    Arian Foster's presence in Boston creates stir; would he fit Patriots?

    ESPN.com May 21 (3 days ago)
    Arian Foster's presence in Boston creates stir; would he fit Patriots?
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  • Robert Kraft joins the growing chorus on Las Vegas

    Robert Kraft joins the growing chorus on Las Vegas

    profootballtalk.com May 21 (3 days ago)
    NFL owners are increasingly speaking out in favor of moving a team to Las Vegas, and one of the league’s most influential owners has just lent his voice to the many saying it could work. Patriots owner Robert Kraft told USA Today that he thinks Las Vega…
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  • Video - Who said it: Gronk or TMNT? 04:33

    Who said it: Gronk or TMNT?

    May 23
    Comedian and Jets fan Will Arnett joins NFL Live to face off against ex-Patriots LB Tedy Bruschi in a game of Who Said It? Gronk or the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.
  • Video - Ragland is the quintessential mike linebacker 01:34

    Ragland is the quintessential mike linebacker

    May 23
    ESPN's Louis Riddick joins the Paul Finebaum Show to discuss the important impact Reggie Ragland will have as a linebacker for the Buffalo Bills.
  • Video - Fitzpatrick is the best AFC East QB if Brady's suspension holds 01:04

    Fitzpatrick is the best AFC East QB if Brady's suspension holds

    May 23
    The NFL Live crew share their thoughts on if it is an overreaction to believe Ryan Fitzpatrick would be the best AFC East quarterback next season if he re-signs with the Jets.
  • Video - Brady seeking second hearing 06:26

    Brady seeking second hearing

    May 23
    Andrew Brandt and Ben Volin join Outside the Lines to discuss Tom Brady seeking a second hearing before the entire 13-judge circuit.