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Carolina Panthers Defensive End Charles Johnson Says Marcus Cannon Apologized
November 19th, 2013 at 3:01 PM
Lost in all the controversy surrounding the New England Patriots 24-20 defeat to the Carolina Panthers was the injury sustained to Panthers defensive end Charles Johnson. Johnson was injured as New England Patriots offensive lineman Marcus Cannon whipped his leg around and hit Johnson's right knee.  After the game, Pro Football...

Monday Night Matchup: the Carolina Panthers
November 13th, 2013 at 4:22 PM
The New England Patriots went back to work at Gillette Stadium Wednesday morning after having had extended time off throughout the bye week.  Head coach Bill Belichick and quarterback Tom Brady fielded questions from the media about arguably the hottest team in the NFL, the Carolina Panthers.  After an uninspiring 1-3...

New England Patriots to Sign DE Andre Carter
October 22nd, 2013 at 12:03 PM
Injuries have devastated a once strong New England Patriots defense as the halfway point of the NFL season approaches. With a roster spot available the a source has told ESPN's Josina Anderson that the Patriots are bringing back DE Andre Carter. Carter spent last season with the Oakland Raiders and was...

New England Patriots’ Vince Wilfork Suffers Torn Achilles Tendon
September 30th, 2013 at 7:05 AM
As you were sleeping, the Boston Globe reported that New England Patriots defensive tackle Vince Wilfork suffered a torn right Achilles tendon in Sunday's 30-23 victory over the Atlanta Falcons, and he will miss the remainder of the season. ***PHOTO1*** Wilfork suffered the injury in the first quarter of the game --...

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,...

New England Patriots Training Camp Preview: Defensive End
July 23rd, 2013 at 7:29 PM
***PHOTO1*** Earlier today Patriots101.com finished its preview of the offensive line, and subsequently, its preview for the offensive side of the ball for the New England Patriots. Now Patriots101.com shifts its focus to the defense, specifically the defensive end position. The Patriots seemed to have a hit in their first round selection...

Analyzing the New England Patriots 2013 Draft Class
May 8th, 2013 at 9:41 PM
    ***PHOTO1***   Now that the 2013 NFL draft is a little more than a week old, everyone has had time to digest their respective team's draft class and get excited to see what the rookies can do. Let’s take a look at the Patriots draft class and see how it improves the...

Charles Woodson Maybe not a Good Fit for New England Patriots
February 17th, 2013 at 8:00 PM
Yes the Patriots are weak at safety.  Yes Tom Brady and Charles Woodson are friends having played at Michigan together.  Yes Bill Belichick is an admirer of Charles Woodson.  Yes Woodson won Defensive player of the year award just a few seasons ago in 2009.   Yes he says he...

Football Helmet? Get This Guy a Tennis Racquet
December 7th, 2012 at 11:26 AM
Staying true to the classic basketball film Space Jam, Bill Belichick took the advice originally bestowed upon Michael Jordan to heart and made his team practice using racquetball rackets to simulate J.J. Watt and the Houston defensive line.   Although he's no Serge Ibaka, Watt, who stands at 6 ft 6...

DE Jermaine Cunningham Suspended Four Games
November 28th, 2012 at 1:31 AM
DE Jermaine Cunningham has been suspended four games for violating the NFL's substance abuse policy.  He will be eligible to return before the final regular season game against the Miami Dolphins. After being drafted in the second round of 2010 NFL draft Cunningham was on the roster bubble entering training camp...

Offensive and Defensive Linemen are the Main Story in New England Patriots’ First Preseason Game
August 11th, 2012 at 8:46 PM
The New England Patriots played their first preseason game against the New Orleans Saints Thursday, eking out a meaningless 7-6 victory at Gillette Stadium. The main take-away from the game was the play of the offensive and defensive lines for the Patriots. The Patriots are usually known for a solid offensive...

Solder and Jones Square Off During Day 6 of Training Camp
July 31st, 2012 at 10:38 PM
Every American enjoys a good showdown, a holdover from our days of the wild West. Day six of training camp for the New England Patriots didn't disappoint. One-on-one showdowns were the highlight of the Patriots' sixth day of training camp, as wide receivers lined up against defensive backs for the first...

Marcellus Wiley of ESPN Picks the Patriots to Return to the Super Bowl
July 6th, 2012 at 2:30 PM
Marcellus Wiley made a name for himself as a member of the Buffalo Bills. The defensive end often lined up as a rival to the New England Patriots prior to their ascent to greatness under the tutelage of Bill Belichick. The former Pro Bowler now pays his bills working for ESPN...

Will the New England Patriots Re-sign Andre Carter?
June 23rd, 2012 at 5:25 PM
With the recent re-signing of safety James Ihedigbo by the New England Patriots, many are wondering if they will bring back defensive end Andre Carter as well. Carter led the team in sacks in a season cut short by a quadriceps injury. He had ten sacks in a Pro Bowl season,...

New England Patriots, Jake Bequette Agree to Terms
June 15th, 2012 at 11:09 PM
The New England Patriots have signed the sixth of their seven draft picks: defensive end Jake Bequette. The former Arkansas Razorback signed a four-year contract with the Patriots, the terms of which have not been released. Now, having signed their third-round pick in Bequette, the Patriots have only first-round pick Dont'a...

New England Patriots Release Chad Ochocinco and a Few Others
June 7th, 2012 at 6:47 PM
 ***PHOTO1*** Adios, Ochocinco. Rumors swirled the Twitterverse this morning about Chad Ochocino's lack of presence at the New England Patriots' final OTA. Then came tweets mentioning the veteran wide receiver showed up to grounds, but quickly exited to attend an eye doctor appointment. Not too long after, ESPN's Adam Schefter broke the news:...

Addai and Patriots Come to Terms
May 6th, 2012 at 7:39 PM
***PHOTO1***The speculation that running Joseph Addai is a member of the New England Patriots has proved true, with ESPNBoston.com reporting on Sunday evening that it has confirmed through a league source that the former Indianapolis Colts running back and the team have agreed to terms. The news cannot be good...

New England Patriots Continue to Bolster Defense in the Second Day of Draft
April 27th, 2012 at 11:48 PM
On the second day of the 2012 NFL Draft, the New England Patriots continued the theme they began the day before: defense, defense, defense and more defense. New England drafted safety Tavon Wilson out of Illinois 48th overall and defensive end Jake Bequette out of Arkansas 90th overall. Thursday, in the...

New England Patriots Draft Defensive End Jake Bequette Out of Arkansas
April 27th, 2012 at 11:01 PM
The New England Patriots were very consistent in the first three rounds of the 2012 NFL Draft. They were looking for defense. After drafting defensive end Chandler Jones and linebacker Dont'a Hightower in the first round and safety Tavon Wilson in the second round, the Patriots continued with the defensive...

AFC East Roundtable on the Patriots Draft Picks
April 27th, 2012 at 12:17 AM
Donald Lappe of Jets101.com takes a look at the New England Patriots proficiency in the first round of the National Football League Draft. Here are his impressions and the New York state of mind: ***PHOTO1*** CHANDLER JONES   Chandler Jones is one of the most interesting prospects in the entire draft. He's an absolute...