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Category: ‘Outfielders’

Making Sense of the Johnny Manziel and Teddy Bridgewater Visits
April 2nd, 2014 at 7:05 PM
Top quarterback prospects Johnny Manziel and Teddy Bridgewater were both at Gillette stadium on Wednesday, occupying two of the total thirty spots that teams can designate to meet with NFL prospects before the official draft in May.  With number 12 still playing at an elite level and the team fresh off...

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...

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...

AFC Wild Card: Breaking Down the Chiefs-Colts Matchups
January 4th, 2014 at 2:04 PM
Kansas City Chiefs @ Indianapolis Colts, 4:35 pm ET Wild card weekend has traditionally been one of the most exciting of the entire NFL season, even to a casual fan who may not have a rooting interest in either of the four matchups that will shape the rest of the postseason....

New England Patriots Earn No. 2 Seed Behind LeGarrette Blount’s Career Performance
December 30th, 2013 at 6:03 PM
The New England Patriots locked up the second overall seed in the AFC and clinched a much needed first-round bye in the process with a 34-20 victory over the Bills, thanks in large part to the record-setting performance from unheralded offseason acquisition LeGarrette Blount.   Blount set a franchise record for...

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...

Rob Gronkowski Tears ACL and MCL, Officially Done for the Year
December 9th, 2013 at 3:14 PM
A Monday morning MRI has confirmed Patriots fans' worst nightmare; according to multiple reports, New England's star tight end Rob Gronkowski has suffered both a torn anterior cruciate ligament, and medial collateral ligament, ending his season.   Gronkowski was carted off of Gillette Stadium Sunday and would not get the opportunity to...

LB Brandon Spikes Returns to Practice, OL Marcus Cannon and WR Aaron Dobson Still Out
December 5th, 2013 at 3:40 PM
As the New England Patriots continue to prepare for the Cleveland Browns Sunday, they took to the practice field. Returning to the field with the rest of the team is LB Brandon Spikes following an absence from Wednesday's practice due to a non-injury related reason.  While Spikes returned, WR Aaron Dobson...

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...

Quick Hit Roster Update for the Patriots
November 26th, 2013 at 6:39 PM
Perhaps no team in the NFL tinkers with the bottom of the roster as much as Bill Belichick.   ESPN Boston reports that New England has waived rookie free agent cornerback Justin Green out of Illinois.  Green had been promoted from the practice squad to the active roster for Sunday's game...

New England Patriots Sign TE D.J. Williams and Release Two Others
November 26th, 2013 at 6:19 PM
Pro Football Talk reports that the New England Patriots have signed tight end D.J. Williams. In order to make room for Wiliams the Patriotshave released cornberack Justin Green and defensive tackle Marcus Fortson. The Patriots played Sunday's game against the Broncos with only two healthy tight ends in Rob Gronkowski and...

Patriots Storm Back to Overcome 24-Point Halftime Deficit
November 25th, 2013 at 4:45 PM
Where to begin? If you lost hope and went to bed after the debacle that was the first half for the New England Patriots, suffice it to say that reading this article won't do the game justice.  In their most convincing Jekyll and Hyde impersonation in franchise history, the Patriots stormed...

New England Patriots Release RB Leon Washington
November 23rd, 2013 at 7:31 PM
For the second time this season, the New England Patriots have released running back Leon Washington. Cornerback Justin Green was promoted from the practice squad in order to fill Washington's roster spot.  Washington has been dealing with an ankle injury since Week 5 and was the odd man out in a...

New England Patriots-Denver Broncos Injury Report: Friday
November 22nd, 2013 at 5:09 PM
The final injury report has been released by both teams and not many surprises have surfaced with the updated reports. As reported earlier today, tight end Michael Hoomanawanui missed his third straight practice today. Therefore, it comes as no surprise that he is officially listed as out for Sunday.  The secondary will...

Marcus Cannon Fined for Leg Whip to Carolina Panther Defensive End Charles Johnson
November 22nd, 2013 at 3:51 PM
Despite apologizing to Carolina Panthers defensive end Charles Johnson, Marcus Cannon's actions from Monday night's loss will cause him to be a little lighter in his wallet. Pro Football Talk reports that Cannon has been fined $15,750 for his leg-whip of Johnson. In Monday night's controversial 24-20 loss to the Panthers,...

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...

Tight End Michael Hoomanawanui Out for Third Straight Day
November 22nd, 2013 at 2:23 PM
The New England Patriots hit the practice field Friday, as they finished their on field preparations for their Sunday night matchup with the Denver Broncos.  The Patriots did so without tight end Michael Hoomanawanui once again. Today's absence from practice marks Hoomanawanui's third straight practice missed and it looks as if his...

Controversy Aside, New England Fails to Execute in Key Moments
November 19th, 2013 at 3:25 PM
In the aftermath of Monday night's 24-20 loss to the Carolina Panthers, a widespread debate has ensued regarding the controversial non-call in the endzone on the final play of the game.  With just three seconds remaining on the game clock, Tom Brady faced pressure up the middle of the pocket...

Rob Gronkowski Makes No Excuse for Final Play of Game
November 19th, 2013 at 3:21 PM
On the last play of the game in the New England Patriots 24-20 defeat to the Carolina Panthers, tight end Rob Gronkowski seemed to be held or interfered with by Panthers linebacker Luke Kuechly in he end zone. As the ball was thrown in the end zone, Gronkowski was unable to...

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...