Report: Patriots could hold joint practice with Bucs

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Report: Patriots could hold joint practice with Bucs

The Patriots certainly aren't the only team in the NFL that wants to know every little thing about the opposition.

But what better way to do so than to practice with them? We've already heard of their interest to conduct a joint practice with the Saints prior to their August 9 game at Gillette. Now, the Boston Herald reports there could be another joint practice -- this time with the Buccaneers -- scheduled before the two teams meet on August 24 in Tampa Bay.

Bill Belichick has a longstanding relationship with new Bucs coach, Greg Schiano, formerly of Rutgers. That relationship most likely is the biggest contributing factor in the possible arrangement.

BOSTON SPORTS TONIGHT PODCAST: Curran thinks Patriots are 'likely' to finish unbeaten

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BOSTON SPORTS TONIGHT PODCAST: Curran thinks Patriots are 'likely' to finish unbeaten

0:41 - Michael Holley, Tom Giles and Kayce Smith react to Tom Curran's column that said the Patriots are likely to go 19-0 and Curran explains his stance.

6:54 - Lou Merloni joins BST to break down David Price's altercation with Dennis Eckersley and what it means for the Red Sox leadership if Dustin Pedroia was one of the players who applauded Price on the team plane.

12:25 - Mike Giardi and Phil Perry are in Foxboro for day 1 of Patriots training camp to discuss Jimmy Garoppolo's struggles, Brandin Cooks' big play ability, and Malcolm Butler's compete level.

16:32 - David Price seems to not like playing in Boston, similar to Carl Crawford and Pablo Sandoval. What makes it so difficult for some players to handle Boston?