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Pre-draft Gronkowski concerns could be coming to fruition

Pre-draft Gronkowski concerns could be coming to fruition

profootballtalk.com Updated May 18, 2013
As Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski prepares for a fourth surgery on his forearm and a probable back surgery, we’ve been reminded of the concerns that caused Gronkowski, a potential first-round pick in the 2010 draft, to slide to round two. While a ste
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  • Nominate your favorite Pats for their Mt. Rushmore

    Nominate your favorite Pats for their Mt. Rushmore

    profootballtalk.com May 18, 2013
    From the moment we commenced the process of accepting nominations for each team’s Mt. Rushmore, we’ve received scattered communications from Patriots fans lamenting the task of identifying the four greatest figures in franchise history. The time has c
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  • Kyle Love passes physical in Jacksonville

    Kyle Love passes physical in Jacksonville

    profootballtalk.com May 18, 2013
    The medical condition that made defensive lineman Kyle Love unfit for further employment with the Patriots has not kept him from working for the Jaguars. According to Jarrett Bell of USA Today, Love passed a Friday physical in Jacksonville, with one cav…
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  • Colon thinks Jets will dump Goodson

    Colon thinks Jets will dump Goodson

    profootballtalk.com May 18, 2013
    Earlier this month, the Jets cut defensive end Claude Davis and cornerback Cliff Harris after they were arrested for marijuana possession. Now, the Jets face a more delicate dilemma. With running back Mike Goodson facing guns and weapons charges, it’s e
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  • Bills season opener sold out

    Bills season opener sold out

    buffalobills.com May 18, 2013
    The Bills first home game for the 2013 regular season is sold out. That according to Bills President and CEO Russ Brandon, who tweeted that the game was sold out today. Ralph Wilson Stadium will be electric on Sept. 8. #Bills #Patriots sold out!- Russ B
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  • Should Bills worry about Mario Williams?

    Should Bills worry about Mario Williams?

    ESPN.com May 18, 2013
    There is some disturbing news coming out of Buffalo this weekend, where text messages from star defensive end Mario Williams were released by his ex-fiancée's attorney. Williams is currently in a legal battle over an engagement ring worth more than $78…
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  • Bills' rookies can turn around misfortune

    Bills' rookies can turn around misfortune

    ESPN.com May 18, 2013
    Longtime readers of the AFC East blog know I detest grading drafts before rookies play their first NFL game. But there is nothing wrong with examining potential. The “P” word is exactly what I see when I look at the Buffalo Bills‘ 2013 draft. I see
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  • Saturday morning one-liners

    Saturday morning one-liners

    profootballtalk.com May 18, 2013
    Patriots owner Robert Kraft will speak at the Suffolk University commencement exercises on Sunday. Bills G.M. Doug Whaley says he was an “integral part” of the process that resulted in the decision to take QB EJ Manuel. The Dolphins have added FB Rupe
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  • Mario Williams' ex alleges suicide-talk texts

    Mario Williams' ex alleges suicide-talk texts

    ESPN.com May 18, 2013
    An initial attempt to settle a lawsuit between Buffalo Bills defensive end Mario Williams and his former fiancee over the possession of a $785,000 diamond engagement ring has failed.
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  • AFC East Q&A: Patriots WR Aaron Dobson

    AFC East Q&A: Patriots WR Aaron Dobson

    ESPN.com May 18, 2013
    The New England Patriots need help at wide receiver after the departures of 2012 starters Wes Welker and Brandon Lloyd. Patriots second-round pick Aaron Dobson will be one of those key players competing for a starting role with the reigning AFC East cha…
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  • Bills DE Williams, ex can't settle ring lawsuit

    Bills DE Williams, ex can't settle ring lawsuit

    ESPN.com May 18, 2013
    An initial attempt to settle a lawsuit between Buffalo Bills defensive end Mario Williams and his former fiancee over the possession of a $785,000 diamond engagement ring has failed.
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  • Video - Patriots Should Worry About Gronkowski 00:44

    Patriots Should Worry About Gronkowski

    May 18
    John Clayon explains why Rob Gronkowski's latest injury news could be an added setback to his conditioning and to the Patriots' plans.