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Injury update: Patriots rookie EDGE Derek Rivers suffers apparent knee injury; EDGE Kony Ealy hurt, but returns
August 16th, 2017 at 12:03 PM
***PHOTO1*** The New England Patriots are already shorted-handed on the defensive edge, but they've taken another apparent hit to their ranks. Third round pick Derek Rives apparently suffered a left leg or knee injury while working on kickoff coverage, per multiple reports. Derek Rivers went down on...

Sunday NFL Thoughts: The Patriots have just 1 open spot on the 53-man roster
August 13th, 2017 at 12:08 PM
***PHOTO1*** 1. When I run through the New England Patriots roster, there are only a few spots available- barring a trade or injury. I count 47 players as roster locks, including Matthew Slater, who is dealing with a hamstring injury per the Herald's Jeff Howe. In my opinion, I...

New England Patriots Position Preview: Linebackers
August 6th, 2017 at 9:10 PM
***PHOTO1*** The New England Patriots had one of the best off-seasons on paper and it all ended with the team re-signing a key member of the defense. In re-signing Dont'a Hightower, the Patriots secured their quarterback of the defense which should help in the development of their young line-backing core....

Why the New England Patriots will repeat as Super Bowl Champions
August 5th, 2017 at 11:29 AM
***PHOTO1*** There are several reasons why the New England Patriots are going to repeat as Super Bowl Champions this season. The two most obvious reasons are Head Coach Bill Belichick and star quarterback Tom Brady. Some will argue that Brady is not going to be a reason they win since...

How will Rob Ninkovich’s retirement impact the New England Patriots?
August 4th, 2017 at 2:14 PM
***PHOTO1*** On July 30, former New England Patriot Rob Ninkovich announced that he was retiring from the National Football League. The defensive star was a fixture in the Patriots' defensive line-ups for the past eight seasons, and was a major contributor to their Super Bowl XLIX and Super Bowl LI winning...