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Former Patriot Offensive Lineman Matt Light Backtracks on Aaron Hernandez Comments
October 2nd, 2013 at 3:45 PM
While the news and reports of former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez's involvement in the murder of Odin Lloyd were in its infancy, one former teammate shed some light on Hernandez. Former offensive lineman Matt Light had some comments about Hernandez telling a reporter from the Dayton Daily News...

Retired Patriot Offensive Lineman Honored at Halftime Monday Night
December 12th, 2012 at 1:30 AM
Matt Light, who retired this past offseason spent his entire 11 year career with the Patriots.  He was honored at halftime of Monday night's game against the Houston Texans.  "There's a lot of things about the game that you don't miss," Light said.  "But you're reminded of how special all those...

Matt Light Joining ESPN as NFL Analyst
July 19th, 2012 at 10:23 AM
ESPN confirmed rumors today about former New England Patriot Matt Light, who visited the Bristol campus in May, joining the sports network as an NFL analyst. The offensive lineman retired earlier this summer because he wanted to spend more time with his family. Here's the official press release from ESPN: Three-time Super...

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...

Retirement Ceremony Honors Matt Light on Monday
May 7th, 2012 at 9:10 PM
The retirement ceremony for New England Patriots left tackle Matt Light was held at the team's Hall of Fame on Monday, and it's a safe bet that this will not be the last time that the Pro Bowl left tackle and the venue are mentioned in the same sentence. As a...

New England Patriots Veteran Tackle to “Retire” Monday
May 4th, 2012 at 3:34 PM
***PHOTO1***The New England Patriots have scheduled a press conference for Monday, May 7th to formally announce the retirement of 10-year veteran offensive left tackle Matt Light. Light was placed on the reserve/retirement list on April 24th making his retirement official at that time. The Patriots traditionally give players of high standing...

Patriots Head Coach Discusses New England’s Draft Picks
April 30th, 2012 at 9:03 PM
***PHOTO1***While all of the draftniks, experts in the media and the fans have had plenty to hash and rehash over the past few days in regards to to the New England Patriots draft picks, the opinion of head coach Bill Belichick carries significantly more weight at this stage. He was a guest on Sirius XM NFL Radio's "Movin' the Chains" program hosted by Pat Kirwan and Tim Ryan and had...

Matt Light Decides to Hang ‘Em Up
April 24th, 2012 at 9:53 PM
To the surprise of no long time observers of the New England Patriots, Pro Bowl left tackle Matt Light has decided to retire officially. The Patriots placed Light on the reserve/retired list on Tuesday and the move was confirmed by National Football League sources. ***PHOTO1*** Light, who protected Tom Brady's blind side...

New England Patriots OL Matt Light to Possibly Retire
April 19th, 2012 at 12:48 PM
New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady may have to say goodbye to a long-time fixture of his ever-solid offensive line. NBC's ProFootballTalk.com is reporting 33-year-old tackle Matt Light, who would be in the second season of his two-year, $12 million deal,  is retiring.  ***PHOTO1***  Light, however, has yet to announce anything specific. “At this point,...

New England Patriots Finished with Free Agency?
April 7th, 2012 at 1:53 PM
One would think that by leading the pack of the National Football League in free agent signings, the New England Patriots would have maxed out their credit card by now. ***PHOTO1*** Despite an expensive offseason of signings, they Patriots may not be finished after all. Paul Kenyon of the Providence Journal reports that...

Patriots Pro Bowl Guard Recovering from Knee Surgery
March 20th, 2012 at 11:54 AM
New England Patriots All Pro left guard Logan Mankins is recovering from knee surgery and it is unclear if he will be ready for the start of training camp in late July. That's the word from Mike Reiss  of ESPN Boston, who reported that Mankins suffered a torn anterior cruciate ligament...

Busy Day in Free Agency for the New England Patriots
March 19th, 2012 at 4:30 PM
***PHOTO1***The New England Patriots added more weapons for Tom Brady and the offense on Monday (March 19) with the veteran free agent signings of tight end Daniel Fells, wide receiver Donte' Stallworth, and offensive lineman Robert Gallery. Sources reported that Fells, who played for the Denver Broncos last year and was...

Should Ochocino Return? Debate Rages in New England
February 29th, 2012 at 7:22 PM
***PHOTO1*** Nice work if you can get it. Chad Ochocinco, the once and future Chad Johnson, caught a grand total of 15 passes last season. He is scheduled to earn a base salary of $3 million for 2012 with a $4.5 million signing bonus and that makes him the fourth...

New England Patriots Rob Gronkowski Had Ankle Surgery
February 10th, 2012 at 3:31 PM
 ***PHOTO1***  New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski underwent arthroscopic surgery on his left ankle to repair torn ligaments today at Massachusetts General Hospital. Dr. George Theodore performed the operation, reported Liz Mullen of the Business Sports Journal. Gronk injured his ankle in the AFC Championship game against the Baltimore Ravens. After...

Gronkowski Still Unable to Join Teammates on the Practice Field
February 1st, 2012 at 11:23 PM
New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski missed practice again on Wednesday but Pro Bowl tackle Matt Light was back on the field for the New England Patriots as they prepare for Super Bowl XLVI. ***PHOTO1*** Gronkowski, recovering from a high ankle sprain suffered in the American Conference Championship game, is reportedly being fitted for a special cleat that is similar to the one worn...

Will Tempers Flare Between Osi Umenyiora and Matt Light for a Third Time in SBXVLI?
January 28th, 2012 at 9:09 PM
Often lost in the recent but bitter rivalry between the New York Giants and the New England Patriots is the fact that in two of their meetings, Patriots offensive lineman Matt Light and Giants defensive end Osi Umenyiora traded blows. ***PHOTO1*** In a week where Giants receiver Mario Manningham has already...

Preview: Buffalo Bills at New England Patriots
December 31st, 2011 at 3:21 PM
***PHOTO1***The question being asked throughout New England all week has been, should New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady play or sit Sunday afternoon when the Buffalo Bills come to town? There are legitimate pros and cons on this issue. The Patriots clinch home field throughout the playoffs with a win, so...

No Word on Logan Mankins Injury from New England Patriots Camp
December 26th, 2011 at 4:13 PM
With the New England Patriots players still enjoying their Christmas break and regular weekly day off, there was no Monday update on the condition of Pro Bowl guard Logan Mankins, who left Saturday's come-from-behind win over the Miami Dolphins early in the game. ***PHOTO1*** "I don't really know much more than I did Saturday. Yesterday was Christmas, so today it's a normal Monday (on the football schedule). We'll see where everybody is...

Fourteen New England Patriots Finish High in Pro Bowl Popular Vote
December 22nd, 2011 at 7:46 PM
***PHOTO1***The results of the fan segment of the voting for the National Football League Pro Bowl teams has been completed. This where fans vote early and very often to stuff the ballot box for their favorite player and not necessarily the most deserving. The voting will be completed by the players...

New England Patriots Back at It–One in Particular
October 25th, 2011 at 6:31 PM
 ***PHOTO1***  The New England Patriots held their first practice on the gridiron since the bye week, and only linebacker Dane Fletcher was not in attendance. Offensive lineman Marcus Cannon, who was treated for non-Hodgkins lymphoma earlier this year, practiced with the New England Patriots for the first time today. Early mock drafts...