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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...

Are Expectations Too High for New England Patriots?
September 16th, 2013 at 12:33 PM
It might be fair to say after two weeks of NFL play that the New England Patriots are off the the shakiest 2-0 start in recent history. Of course, there's the timeless sports saying that "a win is a win," and to some extent this statement holds true in all...

New England Patriots Quarterback Tom Brady Talks About Wide Reciever Danny Amendola
May 24th, 2013 at 11:28 PM
  ***PHOTO1*** The New England Patriots have concluded their first full week of OTAs Thursday. As OTAs started one of the main focuses of the team and its fans is how they will replace Wes Welker and give Tom Brady more weapons to work with at the wide receiver position. As Patriots fans know,...

Defense Should Be the Patriots Number One Offseason Priority
March 1st, 2013 at 12:32 AM
  “Anquan Boldin, Anquan Boldin, Anquan Boldin, that Ravens team won with a big receiver like Anquan Boldin, that’s what the New England Patriots need.”   I am not quite sure why this is not a moot point.  But when I listen to people talk about the Patriots off-season agenda it feels like...

New England Patriots Will not Give Wes Welker the Franchise Tag
February 18th, 2013 at 9:33 PM
Ron Borges of the Boston Herald reported that the Patriots will not use the franchise tag on Wes Welker.  Placing the tag on Welker would have cost the Patriots $11.4 million for tagging him in a second straight season.   If the Patriots do use the franchise tag they will likely...

Could Ed Reed Be a Patriot?
February 10th, 2013 at 9:00 AM
Future hall of fame safety Ed Reed will be one of the most sought after free agents on market when his contract expires in March.   "I could definitely play for coach Belichick" Reed Said.  "He is a great coach.  I'm sure he can help me to even more as a player...

Quick Look at New England Patriots 2013 Roster: Upcoming Free Agents
January 25th, 2013 at 8:30 AM
The Patriots have $18.6 million in cap space but 20 players including Wes Welker, Aqib Talib, and Sebastian Vollmer are free agents. The following players' contracts are set to expire at the end of the season.  Wide Receiver: Wes Welker, Julian Edelman, Deion Branch, Donte Stallworth Running Back: Danny Woodhead Tight End: Michael Hoomanawanui, Jake...

Patriots Beat Dolphins 28-0 Clinch First Round Bye
January 3rd, 2013 at 8:49 AM
Yessssssssssssssssssss.  The New England Patriots (12-4) defeated the Miami Dolphins (7-9) 28-0 on Sunday to clinch a first round bye following a Houston loss to Indianapolis.  Tom Brady threw for two touchdowns, Stevan Ridley ran for two, and the defense recorded a season high seven sacks en route to the...

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 Come Back to Beat Jaguars 23-16
December 26th, 2012 at 9:51 AM
After falling behind early for the second straight week the Patriots (11-4) were able to climb back and avoid a meltdown to beat the Jacksonville Jaguars (2-13) 23-16.   Jacksonville jumped out to a 10-0 lead after Brady threw two first quarter interceptions and the New England secondary was picked apart...

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...

Patriots – Texans Monday Night Preview
December 10th, 2012 at 1:56 AM
The Patriots (9-3) will host the Houston Texans (11-1) on Monday Night football in a December showdown of the top teams in the AFC.  Both teams bring six game winning streaks into Foxboro on Monday and Houston is the NFL's only remaining undefeated road team.   The Patriots enter their week...

Wes Welker and Logan Mankins Miss Practice
November 15th, 2012 at 12:13 AM
Wide receiver Wes Welker and left guard Logan Mankins were held out of practice Wednesday after suffering injuries during Sunday's game against the Bufallo Bills.   Welker has been dealing with the ankle injury since October but seems to have aggravated it on Sunday.  Mankins left the game after injuring his ankle in the...

Hair Today, Gone Tomorrow? Wes Welker Gets a Hair Transplant
July 23rd, 2012 at 10:23 PM
One thing you have to admire about Wes Welker is that he hasn't let success go to his head. Despite his endless string of recent record-setting performances for an initially-unheralded wide receiver, Welker remains as humble as ever. Because of this, it is no surprise that Welker has agreed to appear...

No Deadline Deal for Wes Welker as ‘Summer of Gronk’ Comes to an End
July 16th, 2012 at 10:21 PM
According to sources, this week has seen the end of the "Summer of Gronk;" it may also mark the beginning of the end of Wes Welker's tenure with the New England Patriots. As expected, the Patriots failed to offer Wes Welker a long-term extension, and he will play the 2012 season...

Q&A with New England Patriots QB Tom Brady
June 21st, 2012 at 9:34 PM
 ***PHOTO1***  On rare occasions does New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady show off his comedic acting chops. Only a few come to mind...SNL...the Funny Or Die Under Armour spoof...a post-loss presser. OK, maybe not the last one. What we do see a little more often is his quippy, sarcastic side as Sports Illustrated's Jimmy Traina managed...

Report: Wes Welker and Friends in Scuffle with Security in Aspen
June 19th, 2012 at 9:36 PM
New England Patriots wide receiver Wes Welker, who is in Aspen, Colo. for his wedding to Anna Burns this weekend, had a run in with Aspen police Friday night. The New York Post reported that Welker and some friends tried to enter Summerology, a Patron-sponsored event at Above the Salt as part of...

Analysis: Projecting a World Without Wes Welker
June 3rd, 2012 at 11:13 PM
Misunderstanding of the Mayan calendar has some believing the world will end in 2012. Those better-versed in their understanding of ancient civilizations believe that 2012 represents a reset of the clock and an ushering in of a new era on this world. This may be true for the New England Patriots,...

ESPN Ranks Wes Welker Eighth Among Active Receivers
May 27th, 2012 at 10:00 PM
Earlier in the weekend, Bill Belichick found himself ranked second among active coaches by Sporting News. Today, ESPN's Mike Carter ranked the top ten wide receivers in the National Football League, where New England Patriot Wes Welker placed eighth. While there can be some debate as to whether or not Belichick should...

Willie McGinest Weighs in on Wes Welker Again, This Time ‘Cool with Wes’
May 21st, 2012 at 5:55 PM
About a month ago former New England Patriots linebacker and current NFL analyst, Willie McGinest, ripped into wide receiver Wes Welker for saying that he might miss mandatory team activities while holding out for a long-term contract. McGinest said he did not like the wideout's "diva attitude" and the two exchanged...