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New England Patriots Have Several Players That Could Be Heading to the Pro Bowl
November 19th, 2014 at 2:59 PM
As the NFL season rolls on Prow Bowl voting is underway and there are a few New England Patriots who are almost guaranteed to be playing in the game. ***PHOTO1*** It’s week 12 in the NFL and the Patriots are on a tear. They are 8-2 and have won six straight games....

Vince Wilfork Will Return to Patriots on Re-structured Contract
March 27th, 2014 at 7:59 PM
The New England Patriots have re-structured defensive tackle Vince Wilfork's contract in a deal that will potentially keep him in New England for three more seasons.   According to ESPN Insider Adam Shefter, the new deal is for one year at $8 million, with $3 million guaranteed, and a team option for an...

DT Tommy Kelly’s Season Officially Over; OL Josh Kline Promoted from Practice Squad
November 2nd, 2013 at 8:13 PM
There may not be a team more plagued by the injury beg than the New England Patriots. After losing DT Vince Wilfork, LB Jerod Mayo and OT Sebastian Vollmer to season ending injuries, the Patriots lost yet another key piece to the team. According to Mike Reiss of ESPNBoston,com, DT Tommy...

Special Teams Error Dooms New England Patriots in 30-27 OT Loss to New York Jets
October 20th, 2013 at 5:54 PM
The New York Jets gave the New England Patriots their second loss of the season. After the Patriots forced overtime with a Stephen Gostkowski field goal with 19 seconds left in the game, the Patriots gave the New York Jets the win, ironically, off a special teams blunder. Jets kicker Nick...

New England Patriots Lose to Cincinnati Bengals 13-6, Tom Brady Cites “silly Execution Errors” as the Reason
October 6th, 2013 at 9:51 PM
The New England Patriots dropped their first game of the season earlier today in a defensive battle with the Cincinnati Bengals. Tom Brady had a difficult day as he and the offense played through poor weather that included frequent showers throughout the game. The Bengals pulled off the victory after Bengals...

Patriots Place Vince Wilfork on IR; Cut TE Zach Sudfeld
October 3rd, 2013 at 6:00 PM
In another form or roster moves, the New England Patriots have put nose tackle Vince Wilfork on injured reserve. Putting him on injured reserve will officially end his season. Wilfork tore his right achilles and was not expected to return this season anyway. In a shocking move, Pro Football Talk reports that...

Vince Wilfork Undergoes Successful Surgery for Torn Achilles
October 1st, 2013 at 3:25 PM
In case you haven't heard, Vince Wilfork will miss the remainder of the 2013 season as he tore his right achilles in Sunday's victory over the Atlanta Falcons.  Today, Wilfork underwent surgery for the injury earlier today. Bianca, his wife, tweeted out a photo of the nose tackle sitting in a chair...

Count Richard Seymour Out as Possible Replacment for Vince Wilfork
October 1st, 2013 at 2:41 PM
With Vince Wilfork going down in Sunday's victory over the Atlanta Falcons, the New England Patriots feared the worse heading into Week 5 of the NFL season. As reported yesterday, their fears were confirmed as Wilfork suffered a torn achilles and will be out the remainder of the season. So now the...

New England Patriots’ Vince Wilfork Suffers Torn Achilles Tendon
September 30th, 2013 at 7:05 AM
As you were sleeping, the Boston Globe reported that New England Patriots defensive tackle Vince Wilfork suffered a torn right Achilles tendon in Sunday's 30-23 victory over the Atlanta Falcons, and he will miss the remainder of the season. ***PHOTO1*** Wilfork suffered the injury in the first quarter of the game --...

Vince Wilfork Among Five Players Fined in New York Jets-New England Patriots Scuffle
September 20th, 2013 at 9:20 PM
***PHOTO1*** As Aqib Talib sealed the New England Patriots 13-10 Thursday night victory over the New York Jets with an interception, he was tackled out of bounds. It seemed late and dirty as Jets center Nick Mangold tackled Talib low. As the play ended, a scuffle ensued where two Jets players were ejected. On Friday,...

New England Patriots Training Camp Preview: Defensive Tackle
July 24th, 2013 at 11:56 PM
***PHOTO1*** Yesterday Patriots101.com looked at the defensive line in its first preview of the Patriots' defense. Specifically, Patriots101.com looked at the defensive ends on the roster as the Patriots head into training camp on Friday. Today, Patriots101.com looks at the defensive tackle position and how it will look as training camp begins. When...

Patriots – Dolphins Week 17 Preview
December 29th, 2012 at 12:00 PM
The New England Patriots (11-4) will meet the Miami Dolphins (7-8) in Foxboro this Sunday needing a win and loss from either the Broncos or Texans to clinch a first round bye.  The Dolphins are looking to finish at a very respectable 8-8 after most people had them ranked no...

Seven Patriots Named to AFC Squad
December 28th, 2012 at 4:37 PM
Seven Patriots have been selected to represent the AFC at this year's Pro Bowl on Jan. 27 in Hawaii. QB Tom Brady was selected to the Pro Bowl for the eighth time in his magnificent career and G Logan Mankins, WR Wes Welker, and DT Vince Wilfork were all selected to...

Patriots Destroy Texans in Foxboro 42-14
December 11th, 2012 at 1:43 PM
When Tom Brady comes into work this week he will enter with the recollection of a quintessential, picturesque annihilation of a foe deemed at the outset worthy of playing tit for tat with the Patriots but who left looking defective and inadequate to even be mentioned in the same sentence as the...

Vince Wilfork Interception Among National Football League’s Top Defensive Plays of 2011
June 24th, 2012 at 7:52 PM
Vince Wilfork is the heart and soul of the New England Patriots defense. His sheer size necessitates double-teams from opposing offensive lines and opens up pass-rushing lanes for his teammates. Most of his contributions involve taking on bodies and stuffing the run. However, he made a couple of flashy interceptions in...

Tom Brady and the New England Patriots Look to Put Super Bowl Heartbreak in the Past
June 2nd, 2012 at 9:36 PM
A recurring theme at Thursday's workouts for the New England Patriots was putting their pair of heartbreaking losses to the New York Giants in Super Bowls behind them. Quarterback Tom Brady was available to the media for the first time since workouts began, and he spoke on the need for the...

New England Patriots Defensive Lineman Back in the Fold
April 30th, 2012 at 9:21 PM
***PHOTO1***Free agent defensive lineman Gerard Warren is coming back to play for the New England Patriots in 2012, as reported by multiple sources on Monday night. Warren, who was taken by the Cleveland Browns at the No. 3 overall pick in 2001 and also played for the Denver Broncos and Oakland Raiders during his career, signed with the Patriots...

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,...

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 Defense Wraps up Media Week
February 2nd, 2012 at 10:44 PM
   ***PHOTO1***  While much of today's media focus was on Madonna--one reporter tweeted more journos showed up to her presser than for any player--the actual stars of the Super Bowl still practiced football and spoke with reporters. Patriots.com caught up with the heavily criticized New England Patriots defense today amongst the Material Girl...