Tagged: ‘Brandon Spikes’

MMQB: How the Browns are copying the Patriots draft strategy
April 3rd, 2017 at 11:47 AM
***PHOTO1*** At first glace, the New England Patriots and the Cleveland Browns have adopted diametrically opposite draft strategies. The Patriots have shipped away their first and second round picks for veterans still on their rookie contracts, while the Browns are hoarding picks like Smaug and his stash of gold....

New England Patriots Signed Stephon Gilmore to Finally Replace Aqib Talib
April 1st, 2017 at 6:46 AM
***PHOTO1*** Does the New England Patriots signing of Stephon Gilmore finall replace what they lost when Aqib Talib left? The New England Patriots made a move this offseason that took almost every NFL observer by surprise when they signed former Buffalo Bills cornerback Stephon Gilmore to a huge contract in free agency....

17 years of Patriots: Analyzing LB trends under Bill Belichick
March 16th, 2017 at 4:59 PM
***PHOTO1*** Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images The Patriots have always had a stacked linebacker corps, utilizing flexible and talented players to key their consistently talented and fundamentally sound defense. New England used to love savvy veterans in their backfield. However, in the late 2000s, their corps became...

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...

Patriots and Browns Wednesday Practice: News and Notes
December 4th, 2013 at 7:24 PM
The Patriots had an encouraging practice on Wednesday, listing just three players who were unable to participate on the weekly practice report.  As to be expected, offensive tackle Marcus Cannon, who did not play in Sunday's game versus Houston, sat out with an ankle injury.  The only other injury-related absence...