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New England Patriots Wednesday Practice Report
December 18th, 2013 at 9:50 PM
The New England Patriots will face a daunting task on Sunday, traveling to M&T Bank Stadium where they will take on a Ravens team that has won two of the previous three meetings.  With the seemingly constant wave of injuries this team has managed to deal with throughout the season, the...

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...

Season Officially Over for OT Sebastian Vollmer
October 29th, 2013 at 10:14 PM
The New England Patriots have had really bad luck in regards to injuries this season. They already have lost two key defensive players in NT Vince Wilfork and LB Jerod Mayo to season ending injuries. They also have been without CB Aqib Talib for the last two games. On offense,, the team...

Patriots’ Tackle Sebastian Vollmer Breaks Lower Leg, Out Indefinitely
October 28th, 2013 at 11:56 AM
FOXBOROUGH- The New England Patriots were dealt another decisive blow on the injury front Sunday, with the Boston Globe reporting that starting right tackle Sebastian Vollmer has suffered a broken bone in his right leg and may be out for the remainder of the season.   The injury occurred roughly halfway through...

Sebastian Vollmer Returns to Practice on Friday
September 27th, 2013 at 2:13 PM
The status of right tackle Sebastian Vollmer has been in doubt for this Sunday's game against the Atlanta Falcons. Well good news came to the Patriots as Vollmer was at practice earlier today according to Joe McDonald of ESPNBoston.com.. Vollmer missed the last two days of practice as he healed from...

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...

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...

Roster Makeover Continues with Signing of Matthew Mulligan and Two Others
September 3rd, 2013 at 3:18 PM
***PHOTO1*** Stop me if you have heard this before, but the New England Patriots have signed three more players today. While the team takes a day off from practice, they didn't take a day off from searching for more players as they signed tight end Matthew Mulligan to the 53-man roster...

New England Patriots Training Camp Preview: Offensive Tackle
July 18th, 2013 at 11:15 AM
***PHOTO1*** On Wednesday, Patriots101.com continued its training camp preview and looked at the tight end position for the New England Patriots. As training camp is only nine days away, Patriots101.com now looks at the offensive line, specifically, the offensive tackle position.  The New England Patriots have two experienced and talented players bookending...

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...

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...

Vollmer and Connolly Return to Practice
November 30th, 2012 at 1:47 AM
Patriots' T Sebastian Vollmer and G Dan Connolly both returned to practice on Thursday.  Although both were limited, this is great news for an offensive line that has been plagued by injuries throughout the season.  Vollmer missed the Thanksgiving game against the Jets and Connolly had to come out in...

New England Patriots Waive Lineman Kyle Hix
August 20th, 2012 at 10:11 PM
In a move similar to the waiving of linebacker Dane Fletcher, the New England Patriots waived second-year offensive lineman Kyle Hix after he was injured during the August 5 practice. Like Fletcher, Hix can be claimed by any team over a 24 hour period, but will rejoin the team on their...

Daniel Fells and Sebastian Vollmer to Come Off PUP List
August 19th, 2012 at 10:45 PM
The news seems to be getting better for Tom Brady. Two players with considerable blocking ability are set to resume on-the-field duties as tackle Sebastian Vollmer and tight end Daniel Fells will come off the active/physically unable to perform list. Fells was signed as a third tight end because of his...

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...

New England Patriots Sign Kyle Hill
August 9th, 2012 at 2:39 PM
The New England Patriots signed outside lineman Kyle Hill on Wednesday. The rookie, who played four years at Duke University, suffered a shoulder injury, which ended his senior year early. After red-shirting his freshman year, Hill started for the Blue Devils until he could no longer, earning second team Freshman All-America...

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...

Matt Light Looks to Join Former Teammate Tedy Bruschi on ESPN
July 2nd, 2012 at 11:26 PM
Matt Light was always a popular teammate during his tenure with the New England Patriots. When he decided to hang up his cleats after the 2011-2012 season, it was clear he would be sorely missed. One of his former teammates may be seeing much more of him, as an interview with...

New England Patriots Cut Tight End Bo Scaife and Offensive Lineman Mike Ingersoll
June 18th, 2012 at 11:02 PM
  The New England Patriots released veteran tight end Bo Scaife and offensive lineman Mike Ingersoll. Scaife signed with the Patriots on June 7, after spending 2005-2010 with the Tennessee Titans, despite not playing in a single game in 2011. The Boston Globe's Shalise Manza Young reports that conditioning was a clear issue...

New England Adds Three Players to the Roster
June 11th, 2012 at 11:17 PM
The Patriots have signed rookie free agent tight end Tyler Urban, offensive lineman Mike Ingersoll and wide receiver Jesse Holley. Holley originally signed with the Cincinnati Bengals as a rookie free agent in 2007 but was released. He then won the last spot on the 2009 Dallas Cowboys training camp roster...