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Belichick and Co Attend NFL Combine in Indianapolis
February 23rd, 2014 at 10:14 PM
With the 2014 NFL combine officially underway, general managers, coaches and scouts were abound inside Lucas Oil Stadium on Saturday and Sunday, the annual testing facility for the nation's top college prospects.   On Saturday, offensive lineman and tight ends showcased their abilities in the 40-yard dash, 3-cone drill and broad...

Patriots Offensive Lineman Will Svitek Out of Practice Again
September 6th, 2013 at 3:38 PM
***PHOTO1*** As the New England Patriots continue to get ready for their Week 1 matchup with the Buffalo Bills, they will likely be without backup offensive lineman Will Svitek. Svitek has missed all of this week's practices and according to ESPNBoston.com's Mike Reiss, Svitek missed today's practice as well. Svitek was listed on...

Patriots Release Both OL Braxston Cave and TE Matthew Mulligan
September 5th, 2013 at 6:11 PM
***PHOTO1*** Trying to find depth on a football team is difficult and always seems like a never ending process. No one knows this better than the New England Patriots, who have announced that they have released both tight end Matthew Mulligan and offensive lineman Braxston Cave.  The New England Patriots announced that they...

New England Patriots Bring Back OL Tyronne Green; Release Matt Stankiewitch
July 25th, 2013 at 6:19 PM
Today the New England Patriots announced that they have re-signed offensive lineman Tyronne Green. Green was originally signed by the team earlier this offseason on May 13, however, he was then released on May 31. ***PHOTO1*** Green has spent four season in the NFL with the San Diego Chargers before joining the...

New England Patriots Training Camp Preview: Center
July 23rd, 2013 at 5:07 PM
***PHOTO1*** Yesterday Patriots101.com continued its training camp preview with a look at the team's offensive guards. Today, Patriots101.com will look at the last piece of the offensive line, the center.  The Patriots have a solid player in Ryan Wendell as their starting center. Since coming into the league in 2009, Wendell has...

Tyronne Green and TJ Moe Released by Patriots
May 31st, 2013 at 7:14 PM
  ***PHOTO1*** After the Memorial Day weekend concluded, the New England Patriots got back to work this week from May 28-30 for the next round of OTAs. With the conclusion of OTAs, two players have been cut from the squad. According to Patrios.com, the Patriots announced today that they have released offensive lineman Tyronne Green...

New England Patriots Dan Connolly Lands on PFW Underrated List
July 13th, 2012 at 10:27 PM
It's not often Dan Connolly makes the news, which is obviously a good thing after he moved into center last year after Dan Koppen's injury. The New England Patriot's highlight reel, in fact, may consist of just one thing: his kick-return touchdown that almost was. Remember way back in 2010 when...

New England Patriots Sign OL Jamey Richard
May 25th, 2012 at 9:34 PM
The New England Patriots have signed former Indianapolis Colts guard/center Jamey Richard. Earlier in the week, Richard and two other offensive linemen, tackles Stephon Heyer and Brandon Keith, worked out for the Patriots. Richard, 27 years old, was a seventh-round draft pick by Indianapolis in 2008. He played in 48 games in...

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...

New England Patriots Sign Veteran Linebacker
April 5th, 2012 at 10:40 PM
***PHOTO1*** Bobby Carpenter, a former first round draft pick of the Dallas Cowboys, has been picked up as a free agent by the New England Patriots although he may have a tough time making the roster this season. Terms of the deal were not announced. Carpenter was drafted out of Ohio...

Veteran Offensive Lineman Returning to the Fold
March 20th, 2012 at 7:50 PM
The New England Patriots announced on Tuesday (March 20) that veteran offensive lineman and free agent Dan Connolly has re-signed and will be staying with the team. Terms of the contract were not released. Keeping Connolly, who can play both guard and center and filled in admirably in the middle last...

New England Patriots Beat the Indianapolis Colts 31-24 for Fourth Straight Victory
December 4th, 2011 at 5:06 PM
***PHOTO1*** Even with the fourth quarter let down on both sides of the ball, the New England Patriots 31-24 victory over the still-winless Indianapolis Colts was never really in doubt as they improved to 9-3 in a game that was a classic case of the final number on the scoreboard not being indicative of the true nature of the action on the field. With the Colts (0-12) and new...

New England Patriots Make Roster Moves
December 4th, 2011 at 2:18 PM
When the New England Patriots lined up to run out of the Gillette Stadium tunnel to take on the Indianapolis Colts on Sunday, there was a new face on the offensive line. Nick McDonald became the team's fourth starting center this season after being promoted from the practice squad the day before. Second-year wide receiver Taylor Price was cut to make room on...

New England Patriots Marcus Cannon Activated
November 15th, 2011 at 4:54 PM
 ***PHOTO1***  The New England Patriots named outside lineman Marcus Cannon to the 53-man roster today. Because of the addition, safety Ross Ventrone is yet again released and defensive back Malcolm Williams is on the practice squad. The Patriots picked up the Texas Christian University product in the fifth round of the 2011...

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...

Two New England Patriots Out of Practice Today
September 16th, 2011 at 2:03 PM
While right tackle Sebastian Vollmer, who did not play in the New England Patriots season opener last Sunday, practiced again today, center Dan Koppen and defensive lineman Mike Wright did not. Koppen, who is out with a broken ankle, and Wright, who has a concussion, missed practice all week.  ***PHOTO1***  Patriots Head...

New England Patriots Cornerback Leigh Bodden Returns to Practice
September 15th, 2011 at 6:43 PM
Fortunately for the New England Patriots, it appears the back problems suffered by Leigh Bodden sidelined him for only one practice. Thursday, the Patriots cornerback returned to the practice field for a light pads and shorts workout. Last weekend Bodden was listed on the injury reports as having a hand...

Return of Sebastian Vollmer and Signing of Donald Thomas Help New England Patriots Walk the Line
September 14th, 2011 at 6:18 PM
The season opener of the New England Patriots was a record-setting success for their offense but the loss of a key component of the offensive line rained on the parade. After the Miami Dolphins cost the New England Patriots the service of their center, Dan Koppen, the Patriots responded by signing...

Bill Belichick, New England Patriots Personnel Review and Update
September 14th, 2011 at 1:18 AM
Less than 24 hours after the New England Patriots' 38-24 victory over the Miami Dolphins, Head Coach Bill Belichick and his staff started preparing for the Patriots home opener against the San Diego Chargers on Sunday, Sept. 18.  ***PHOTO1***  Belichick, Offensive Coordinator Bill O'Brien and Personnel Drector Nick Caserio spoke to reporters on...

New England Patriots Center Dan Koppen Injury Update
September 13th, 2011 at 5:40 PM
Dan Koppen, who left last night’s game against the Miami Dolphins with an ankle injury in the second quarter, underwent an MRI today. The New England Patriots have yet to release the details, so it is unknown how long the veteran center will be sidelined. ***PHOTO1*** The Boston Herald's Ian Rapoport reported that surgery...