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Stephen Gostkowski Named AFC Special Teams Player of the Month
October 31st, 2013 at 2:08 PM
For his efforts during the month of October, New England Patriots kicker Stephen Gostkowski was named AFC Special Teams Player of the Month earlier today by the NFL.  Gostkowski was perfect during the month of October, going 9-for-9 on field goal attempts. His best game of the month was against the...

Legendary New England Patriots Broadcaster Gino Cappelletti Signing Off After 32 Years
July 21st, 2012 at 7:32 PM
If fans of the New England Patriots are having trouble coping with the fact that Wes Welker may be entering his final season with the team, then Patriots legend Gino Cappelletti's announcement that he is hanging up his headset after 32 years of broadcasting games on the radio is an...

Gary Guyton is Going While Dan Koppen is Coming Back
April 13th, 2012 at 11:08 PM
Consider the news as good as it can get without official word from the New England Patriots. Free agent linebacker Gary Guyton is headed to play for an American Conference East rival next season while center Dan Koppen will return to the fold in New England. ***PHOTO1*** Koppen, who got hurt and...

Baltimore Ravens Cry, or Imply, Foul (UPDATED: Harbaugh Contradicts Claim)
January 25th, 2012 at 4:55 PM
***PHOTO1*** When he missed the game-tying, 33-yard field goal attempt, Baltimore Ravens kicker said there was "no excuse." He faced the music, took the criticisms and lived up to his mistake. Very respectable. Well, it was very respectable until he and the Ravens started offering excuses.  Cundiff was rushed as he took...

Patriots Players Getting Buried with Ticket Requests
January 23rd, 2012 at 9:15 PM
What a wonderful pain-in-the-tush problem to have. The New England Patriots players said on Monday that they are being bombarded with requests for Super Bowl LXVI tickets from family, friends and acquaintances, plus  a whole bunch of other people whom they barely know. Placekicker Stephen Gostowski told reporters that right after the Patriots survived 23-20 over the Baltimore Ravens in the American Conference Championship, he received 35 text...

New England Patriots Work Out Eight Free Agents
October 18th, 2011 at 7:14 PM
The New England Patriots hosted eight free agents, most notably, kicker Dave Rayner and long snapper Chris Massey, at today's practice, reported ESPNBoston.com's Mike Reiss. Rayner, drafted in 2005 by the Indianapolis Colts, has not seen playing time since last season, when he suited up for the Detroit Lions for eight...

Shane Vereen Injured in New England Patriots Practice
August 4th, 2011 at 1:42 PM
New England Patriots rookie running back Shane Vereen left practice on the night of August 3 and multiple sources report that he suffered an undisclosed leg injury. Vereen, a second round pick out of the University of California who was participating in only his second session since signing a four-year...

New England Patriots Gostkowski and Hoyer Anxiously Awaiting News
July 16th, 2011 at 10:24 PM
If New England Patriots place kicker Stephen Gostkowski and backup quarterback Brian Hoyer were appearing at a Karaoke bar Friday night instead of a Lowell (MA) Spinners (Boston Red Sox Class A minor league team), they would have been singing a duet of the Dusty Springfield classic, "Wishin' and Hopin'". ***PHOTO1*** When...

Patriots Placekicker Recovering on Schedule
June 23rd, 2011 at 10:19 PM
There may not have been any Optional Team Activities (OTAs) or mini-camps, but that hasn't stopped Patriots placekicker Stephen Gostkowski from getting his injured right quad muscle back in shape for the 2011 season. ***PHOTO1*** "I'm feeling very good," he told ESPN Radio in Boston. "I'm kicking very well. I'm kicking just as...