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Why the New England Patriots Should Go All in for Andre Johnson
January 30th, 2014 at 7:11 PM
On Tuesday, Tom E. Curran of Comcast Sportsnet reported that the Patriots expressed interest in the possibility of acquiring star receiver Larry Fitzgerald from the Arizona Cardinals this past offseason.   ***PHOTO1*** Since then, the story has created a media frenzy in the Boston market, and not surprisingly, has fans salivating over a...

WR Austin Collie Returns to the New England Patriots
December 5th, 2013 at 3:16 PM
The New England Patriots have announced that they have re-signed WR Austin Collie today. The Patriots originally signed Collie on October 3 and then released the often-injured wideout on November 5.  Collie is in his fifth season and has played for three different teams. Including the Patriots, he started with the...

Monitoring Wes Welker’s Status for Sunday Night
November 22nd, 2013 at 3:08 PM
Sunday night's game between the New England Patriots and Denver Broncos has most of the familiar themes that have defined the Brady versus Manning rivalry over the last decade plus: the seemingly annual debate about which legendary quarterback has had the more impressive career, the matchup of two of the...

Patriots Release Wide Receiver LaQuan Williams
November 15th, 2013 at 4:16 PM
Wide receiver LaQuan Wiliams stint with the New England Patriots was a short one. Two weeks after signing with the Patriots, the former Maryland Terrapin was released earlier today.  The news comes via the Patriots website and now with the release of Williams, the Patriots have one spot on the active 53-man roster...

New England Patriots Sign WR LaQuan Williams, Release WR Austin Collie
November 5th, 2013 at 2:27 PM
The New England Patriots have made a couple of roster moves earlier today. Field Yates of ESPNBoston.com reports that the team has signed WR LaQuan WIlliams. Williams was undrafted free agent from the 2011 NFL Draft. The former Maryland receiver was on the Baltimore Ravens for the past two years. He...

Tom Brady, Pats Offense Gets Back on Track in Win Over the Pittsburgh Steelers
November 4th, 2013 at 4:50 PM
    Despite entering Sunday’s contest with an impressive 6-2 record and quality wins over the New Orleans Saints and Miami Dolphins, numerous question marks lingered about the Patriots’ offensive inefficiency.  In the midst of arguably the worst statistical season of Tom Brady’s career, much had been made about New England’s entirely rebuilt...

Exploring Potential Trade Opportunities for New England Patriots as Deadline Approaches
October 29th, 2013 at 3:10 PM
  With the NFL trade deadline just an hour away, general managers across the league are evaluating their rosters, as well as those of other teams, in order to determine whether a deal can be reached that is adequately beneficial to both sides.  For playoff contenders and Lombardi hopefuls, this can...

WR Danny Amendola Feels Ready to Go for Sunday’s Game
October 25th, 2013 at 2:45 PM
New England Patriots WR Danny Amendola missed last week's game against the New York Jets after being sidelined due to a concussion suffered in the Patriots thrilling come-from-behind victory over the New Orleans Saints. This week he has practiced every day and appears to be ready to return to the playing field...

New England Patriots Work Out Four Players Earlier Today
October 15th, 2013 at 6:46 PM
The New England Patriots came out of Sunday's thrilling victory over the New Orleans Saints battered and bruised. Among the notable players who were injured are wide receiver Danny Amendola, cornerback Aqib Talib and linebacker Jerod Mayo. Earlier today, Field Yates of ESPNBoston.com tweeted that the Patriots brought in a trio...

Patriots Sign Wide Rreceiver Austin Collie
October 3rd, 2013 at 12:33 PM
The new England Patriots and their fans know the Patriots are young at the wide receiver position. They also know that injuries are starting to take a toll on the position as well as Danny Amendola has been out with a groin injury and Aaron Dobson and Kenbrell Thompkins were both nicked...

Danny Amendola Sheds Positive Light on Recovery from Groin Injury
October 2nd, 2013 at 4:15 PM
Danny Amendola has been battling a groin injury since the second preseason game of the year. He played in the Patriots Week 1 victory over the Buffalo Bills but re-aggravated the injury. Since then he has missed the Patriots last three games as he recovers from a torn groin muscle.  Earlier...

Rob Gronkowski and Danny Amendola Both Out Sunday Versus Atlanta Falcons
September 28th, 2013 at 4:27 PM
The status of tight end Rob Gronkowski and wide receiver Danny Amendola have both been in doubt as the week has progressed. Some thought that Amendola was probably still a week away, while there was optimism that Gronkowski would play after being listed as questionable last week versus the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. According...

Two Players Miss Wednesday Practice as New England Patriots Prepare for Atlanta Falcons
September 25th, 2013 at 7:06 PM
The New England Patriots began their preparation for the Atlanta Falcons on Wednesday without the availability of two players. Erik Scalavino of Patriots Football Weekly reports that wide receiver and special teams ace Matthew Slater and right tackle Sebastian Vollmer missed Wednesday's practice.  Although Slater is set to miss between four and...

Danny Amendola Says He is Close to Being Fully Healthy
September 25th, 2013 at 2:43 PM
***PHOTO1*** Danny Amendola has always had an issue with injuries. That was the big knock on the wide receiver after he signed with the New England Patriots this past offseason.  It didn't take long for his reputation to catch up with him as he hurt his groin in preseason and further aggravated...

Danny Amendola Will not Opt to Undergo Sports Hernia Surgery
September 17th, 2013 at 10:27 PM
***PHOTO1*** Danny Amendola's injury has created quite a cloud of uncertainty. It was reported earlier in the week that his injury would keep him out for as much as six weeks. However, Pro Football Talk reports that Amendola will not go through with the sports hernia surgery, which would have kept him...

WR Danny Amendola Could Miss as Much as Six Weeks Due to Injury
September 13th, 2013 at 12:05 AM
***PHOTO1*** The New England Patriots knew they were taking a gamble on Danny Amendola when they signed him this offseason and let Wes Welker go in free agency. While Amendola's talent has never been in question, his ability to stay healthy has. The Patriots received more bad news regarding the fragile receiver, as Pro...

Patriots Among Six Teams Who Reached Out to Free Agent WR Brandon Lloyd
September 11th, 2013 at 9:59 PM
***PHOTO1*** Brandon Lloyd was a valuable part of the Patriots passing attack last season as he caught 74 passes for 911 yards and four touchdowns. Those numbers were good for second on the team in receptions and receiving yards. With the recent injury news to WR Danny Amendola and the relative...

Patriots WR Danny Amendola Highly Unlikely to Play Thursday Night
September 10th, 2013 at 3:12 PM
***PHOTO1*** There is no doubt that Danny Amendola is a talented wide receiver, after all that is why the Patriots decided to sign him instead of Wes Welker. However, his talent was never able to totally surface on the field because he was always hurt. After sitting out of preseason due...

Danny Amendola Misses Second Straight Practice; Other Notes from Tuesday’s Practice
August 20th, 2013 at 11:35 PM
***PHOTO1*** For the second straight day, wide receiver Danny Amendola was missing from practice. As reported by Erik Scalavino of Patriots Football Weekly, Amendola was not available to the media today and head coach Bill Belichick said that the receiver is 'day-to-day." Some rumors swirled around the practice facility that Amendola was either being...

Takeaways from New England Patriots Second Preseason Game
August 17th, 2013 at 5:36 PM
***PHOTO1*** The New England Patriots finished their third week of the preseason with a victory over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in their second game of the preseason. While it is preseason, there are some notable things that fans of the Patriots can takeaway from the 25-21 victory over the Buccaneers. 1. Injury,...