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Author: Travis Byrd

New England Patriots of the Past: Andre Tippett

CANTON, OH – AUGUST 2: Andre Tippett of the New England Patriots poses with his bust after his induction during the Class of 2008 Pro Football Hall of Fame Enshrinement Ceremony at Fawcett Stadium on August 2, 2008 in Canton, Ohio. (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images) Since the franchise’s inception in 1960, the New England Patriots have had a plethora of great players. Among them have been a fair share of defensive studs. During the 1980s the franchise featured a pair of stud linebackers, one of which will be discussed here. Over the course of the 2018 off-season, the New...

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Braxton Berrios: The Next Great New England Patriots Reciever

With the 210th selection of the sixth round in the 2018 NFL Draft, the New England Patriots selected another small slot receiver. Braxton Berrios is a 5-foot-9-inch wide receiver out of the University of Miami. Berrios finished his career with the Hurricanes with 96 receptions, 1,121 yards, and 14 touchdowns. Berrios had a great senior season with 51 receptions for 625 yards and nine touchdowns. He is regarded as one of the most underrated slot receivers in the 2018 Draft Class. Braxton Berrios will be joining a wide receiver room with Julian Edelman, Chris Hogan, Cordarelle Patterson, Kenny Britt, Phillip...

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New England Patriots of the Past: Steve Nelson

The New England Patriots of the 1970’s and 1980’s featured a lot of very talented an well-known players. John Hannah, Andre Tippet, Stanley Morgan, and others lead the franchise to multiple playoff births and a spot in the team’s first Super Bowl against the Chicago Bears in Super Bowl XX. Hall of Famer Andre Tippet wasn’t the only All-Pro linebacker to be on the Patriots dangerous front seven. Tippet’s partner in crime alongside him is legendary and loved figure in New England Steve Nelson. During the entire 2018 off-season, the New England Patriots office at Last Word on Pro...

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