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Garoppolo has 'no nerves' despite trade rumors ahead of draft
New England Patriots quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo isn't worried about trade rumors heading into the 2017 NFL Draft.
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Hubbuch explains why his story on Kraft was not hit piece
Bart Hubbuch explains that his article was not a Robert Kraft ‘hit piece’ it was mot to expose the NFL’s hypocrisy and push toward legalizing gambling.
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Bills decline to match Patriots offer to RB Mike Gillislee
The Bills have opted to part ways with running back Mike Gillislee, meaning they'll receive a fifth-round pick from the Patriots in return for losing the restricted free agent back. 
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Prototypical Patriots: Versatility makes Iowa TE George Kittle a weapon
If the Patriots want a versatile piece to add some depth to their group of tight ends, there are few better options than Iowa's George Kittle. 
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Curran: Richard Sherman wants to be a New England Patriot
Tom E. Curran discusses the most recent news regarding Richard Sherman and whether there is still a chance the New England Patriots could acquire him.
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Patriots host free agents Skuta, Fusco
With no work to do (at this point, at least) ahead of the first round of the NFL draft Thursday, the Patriots are keeping busy with free agents.
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Prototypical Patriots: Hansen's size, elusiveness would be a handful
The Patriots are loaded at receiver, but there are a handful of pass-catchers in this year's draft class who look like they'd make Tom Brady's life a little easier. 
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Prototypical Patriots: Do-it-all McCaffrey would thrive under McDaniels
The Patriots may not be in the market for another "sub back," but it's a lot of fun to picture Christian McCaffrey in New England. 
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Report: Hernandez jurors were invited to funeral
A member of the jury that acquitted Aaron Hernandez of double-murder said jurors were invited to Hernandez’s funeral by defense attorney Jose Baez, The Boston Herald reported. 
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Report: Giants, Blount have 'mutual interest'
With LeGarrette Blount done in New England, the Giants could become his next team. 
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Felger: How Patriots can get their draft picks back
Mike Felger has found a way for the New England Patriots to get their picks back.
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Felger and Mazz throw markers to predict TEs drafted
Felger and Mazz have correctly predicted at least one Patriots draft pick for 5 straight seasons by throwing markers at their big board. Here are this year's tight end draft class.
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Prototypical Patriots: Asiata would provide power on the interior
Why might Bill Belichick and his staff be looking at interior offensive linemen in this year's draft?
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Judge grants motion for Hernandez family to read suicide notes
The family attorney, George Leontire, had filed the motion, saying the family should be able to "know their loved one’s final thoughts" as a "necessary part of the grieving process."
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Report: Saints, Patriots trade involving Butler appears unlikely
The Saints and Malcolm Butler reportedly have a deal worked out, but that's only if the Patriots and Saints can work out a trade first.
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Prototypical Patriots: Garcia an athletic option at offensive tackle
The Patriots have both of their starting tackles from last year's run to the Super Bowl scheduled to return. But might it be time to pick up another?
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Ex-Patriot Tre' Jackson fails physical with Rams
The Patriots' waiving of guard Tre' Jackson may have been related to his physical status, judging by what's happened since he left Foxboro.
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Prototypical Patriots: Foreman's size, athleticism ideal for 'big back' role
The Patriots may have their "big back" for 2017 and beyond by Monday if the Bills decide not to match the offer sheet Mike Gillislee.
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Aaron Hernandez's funeral will be Monday in Connecticut
The funeral for Aaron Hernandez, the ex-Patriots tight end who committed suicide in prison, will be Monday in his hometown of Bristol, Connecticut.
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Report: Hernandez's bisexuality considered as motive for Lloyd murder
Police entertained the possibiltiy that Aaron Hernandez's secretive bisexuality played a role in the murder of Odin Lloyd.
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Reports: Hernandez left note for prison lover
According to multiple reports, one of the three notes left behind by Aaron Hernandez was for his gay lover. 
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Seymour joins Vrabel, Clayborn as Patriots Hall of Fame finalists
This is going to start getting really tough on Patriots fans now that more and more players from the Bill Belichick Era are becoming eligible.
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Texans GM: The expectation is that Wilfork will retire
Vince Wilfork is 35 years old and has acknowledged that he's considered retirement. It sounds as though that's the route he will take, according to Houston's general manager.
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Tom Brady Instagram post for Isaiah Thomas
Brady sends message of sympathy and support to Isaiah on Instagram
Patriots quarterback Tom Brady sends a good luck message to Celtics guard Isaiah Thomas on Friday as the Celtics look to turn their series around against the Chicago Bulls. 
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Seahawks GM: Odds of Sherman trade not very good
Cold water has already been thrown on the Richard Sherman-to-the-Patriots trade rumors, but Seahawks GM John Schneider may have silenced them completely Thursday.
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Which NFL coaches should be worried about their jobs?
Albert Breer and Tom E. Curran give their opinion on which NFL coaches are on the hot seat heading into the 2017 season.
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Breaking down Patriots 2017 schedule and opponents
The season opens on Thursday, September 7 in Foxboro. Here's a look at each of the Patriots' opponents this season and what they've done in the offseason.
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Bean: Breaking down Pats' 2017 opponents
We always knew who the Pats were playing; now we know when. And here's some things you might not know about the teams on their schedule.
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Hernandez death ruled suicide; three notes found near Bible
A statement released Thursday notes that 'there were no signs of a struggle' and that it was determined that 'Mr. Hernandez was alone at the time of the hanging.'
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Report: Patriots to open with Chiefs Sept. 7
The Patriots will open the 2017 regular season at home against the Kansas City Chiefs on Sept. 7, the Boston Globe reports. The NFL schedules will be announced tonight at 8.   
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Bristol sheriff: 'Highly unlikely' Hernandez's death involved foul play
Bristol county sheriff Thomas Hodgson seemed confident Aaron Hernandez's apparent suicide was, indeed, a suicide.
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Patriots send tweets correcting New York Times attendance photos
After missing a lot of players at the White House Wednesday -- some of whom chose not to go because of Donald Trump -- the Patriots are on the defensive when it comes to the presentation of their attendance.
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Bristol county sheriff discusses 'master-manipulator' Aaron Hernandez
Bristol County Sheriff Thomas Hodgson joins to talk about Aaron Hernandez taking his own life while in prison.
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Report: Hernandez had 'John 3:16' written on forehead
A follow-up report clarified it was written in marker, not blood. 
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In death, Hernandez's murder conviction likely to be tossed
Under a long-standing Massachusetts legal principle, courts customarily vacate the convictions of defendants who die before their appeals are heard.
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Trump opts not to mention Brady during Patriots ceremony at White House
During Donald Trump's remarks at the Patriots White House ceremony, several names were mentioned. Tom Brady's was not. 
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Patriots have 34 players present for Trump White House visit
The Patriots invited 68 players to attend Wednesday's White House ceremony. Exactly half that number showed up, which was expected. 
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WATCH: Patriots at the White House
Click here for the livestream of the Patriots' visit to the White House, where they are being honored for their Super Bowl title.
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Curran: It was all about choices
Aaron Hernandez could have done so much good with the blessings he was given. Instead, he chose to ruin his life . . . and the lives of others.
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Prototypical Patriots: Basham's effort, power would fit on the edge
The Patriots have three players who look like they'll be staples on the edge, but they could use some depth there to help bolster their pass rush. 
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Coyne: Patriots may still have to pay Hernandez's NFL pension
Michael Coyne joins Toucher and Rich to explain how the death of Aaron Hernandez could effect his case and NFL pension.
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Brady won't visit White House, attending to 'personal family matters'
Tom Brady skipped his team's White House visit two years ago, and he'll skip it once again this year as he attends to some personal family matters.
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NFL player reaction to Hernandez's suicide run the gamut
Among the many responses from past and present NFLers, ex-Eagle Ike Reese gloats about Hernandez's suicide, argues with people who claim he was insensitive, and then backtracks.
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Key dates in the Aaron Hernandez saga
Key dates in the Aaron Hernandez saga.
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Aaron Hernandez commits suicide in prison
The tragic story of Aaron Hernandez comes to a gruesome end, as the former Patriots tight end commits suicide by hanging himself in his jail cell.
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Report: Patriots give James White three-year extension
The Super Bowl LI hero is now signed through the 2020 season.
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Patriots sign TE Matt Lengel, release OL Tre' Jackson
Patriots announce the signing of exclusive rights free agent tight end Matt Lengel and release of offensive lineman Tre’ Jackson.
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Curran: Signed here; sealed and delivered where?
Malcolm Butler signs his tender, giving the Pats options: Keep him and a great secondary . . . or trade him and get back a high draft pick.
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Butler signs RFA tender with Patriots
Malcolm Butler signs his restricted free-agent tender with the Patriots, but a trade to another team is still 'on the table'.
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Amendola valuable depth for Patriots to keep in-house
It was clear that Danny Amendola wouldn't be playing for the Patriots the way his deal had been structured, but it was important for them to bring him back. 
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Report: Amendola agrees to reduced contract
Amendola is entering his fifth year with the Patriots. 
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Patriots set to take another chunk out of Bills with Gillislee offer sheet
The Patriots again sign a promising young Buffalo player to an offer sheet. They got Chris Hogan last year; will they nab Mike Gillislee this time?
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Report: Bills RB Gillislee agrees to Patriots offer sheet
One year after getting Chris Hogan, the Patriots are trying a familar method.
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Burkhead excited to put his varied skill set on display with Patriots
Rex Burkhead was attracted to the Patriots as a free agent in part because of the way in which Josh McDaniels is willing to use his running backs. 
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Patriots visit for Utah guard Asiata a reminder of team's draft philosophy
The Patriots don't really care if they're set at a specific position. If you're their kind of football player and you play the same position, they're not opposed to taking you.
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Caserio: Patriots have only 50-75 players on their draft board
There will be about 300 players drafted at the end of the month, but the Patriots only consider 50-75 players as draft-pick worthy for their program.
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Howe: Patriots don't need 2017 draft to be best team in NFL
Jeff Howe looks forward to the 2017 NFL Draft and possible moves the Patriots could make.
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Prototypical Patriots: Powerful defensive tackles from the SEC abound
The Southeastern Conference has lots of big bodies to fit the '2-5' scheme the Patriots like to play.
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How many Patriots will skip White House visit for political reasons?
Phil Perry and Cedric Maxwell join Arbella Early Edition to talk about the Patriots White House visit on Wednesday and how many players will skip the event for political reasons.
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Curran: Are OTA’s where championships are won and lost?
Tom E. Curran brings his slant on whether OTA’s are really a measure of where championships are won and lost in the NFL.
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Quick Fire: Is Jason McCourty a good fit for the Patriots?
Jerod Mayo asks Tom E. Curran and Phil Perry rapid fire Patriots questions including whether they thinks Jason McCourty would be a good fit for the Patriots.
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Will Eli Manning face punishment from NFL for memorabilia scam?
Tom Curran and Jerod Mayo answer your questions about Eli Manning's memorabilia scam, the Raiders adding Marshawn Lynch, and Mayo's wardrobe choice.
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PODCAST: Quick Slants/Celtics Talk crossover with McCourty and Scal
Devin McCourty and Brian Scalabrine bring you our very first crossover podcast between Celtics Talk and Quick Slants.
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Report: Brady expects to visit White House with Patriots on Wednesday
Tom Brady is expected to visit the White House with the Patriots on Wednesday, Politico reports. 
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Patriots open offseason training program without Brady, Butler
Tom Brady is expected to arrive Tuesday, and Malcolm Butler is planning to be in town later this week.
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McCourty advice for Butler: 'Do what's best for yourself'
Devin McCourty understands that when it comes to contracts, players have to do what's right for them and their families.
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Patriots begin Phase 1 of offseason workout program
Most teams around the NFL, including the Patriots, began their offseason workout programs on Monday.
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Prototypical Patriots: King's agility, toughness seem ideal for slot role
The Patriots may soon find themselves back in the cornerback market even after adding free-agent cover man Stephon Gilmore this offseason.
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Prototypical Patriots: Griffin's athleticism makes him intriguing fit at corner
The Patriots may soon find themselves back in the cornerback market even after adding free-agent cover man Stephon Gilmore this offseason. Who will interest them in the draft?
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How fatherhood impacted McCourty's decision to skip Patriots' White House visit
Next week the 2016 Patriots will be the first championship team, college or pro, to visit Donald Trump's White House.
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Prototypical Patriots: Sure-tackling safeties from Florida, Michigan look like fits
The Patriots have one of the deepest and most experienced safety groups in the NFL, but would it come as a shock if Bill Belichick decided to dip into that position at this year's draft?  
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QUICK SLANTS THE PODCAST: Episode 103 - The Devin McCourty Interview
Fresh off participating it the Play It Forward Conference at BU with other Boston sports notables, Patriots safety Devin McCourty touches on a number of topics with Phil Perry. 
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Report: Marshawn Lynch agrees to deal with Raiders
Marshawn Lynch and the Oakland Raiders have agreed to terms to a new contract, the NFL Network reports. The Seattle Seahawks still hold the rights to the running back so a trade needs to be worked out. 
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Devin McCourty on brother Jason: 'I hope we're interested in him'
A McCourty family reunion in Foxboro sounds like a great idea, and the two brothers would love to play together, but it feels like it may be a difficult fit. 
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Jury finds Aaron Hernandez not guilty in 2012 double murder
A jury on Friday found former Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez not guilty of murder in the 2012 shootings of Daniel de Abreu and Safiro Furtado.
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Breer: Jason McCourty more of a fit for Patriots than Richard Sherman?
Albert Breer lists the many factors that make total sense for the Patriots to add another McCourty to the secondary, with Devin's twin brother Jason being released by Tennessee on Thursday.
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Reports: Blandino leaving as NFL officiating chief to work in TV
Dean Blandino is leaving his job as the NFL’s senior vice president for officiating reportedly to take a television analyst’s job.
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Prototypical Patriots: McMillan, Anzalone make sense at linebacker
The Patriots made what might have been their most important move of this busy offseason when they re-upped Dont'a Hightower, but that doesn't mean that they won't look to add a linebacker in the draft later
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Buy or Sell: Raiders with Lynch would be Pats biggest threat
Marc Bertrand joins Arbella Early Edition to play a game of Buy or Sell which includes Raiders being the biggest threat to the Patriots and if Jason McCourty joins his brother Devin in New England.
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Brady in 'Heaven on Earth' with daughter Vivian
Tom Brady's daughter Vivian appeared to fall asleep on her dad. Apparently, Brady was in heaven on earth.
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Kraft 'deeply saddened' to hear about passing of Rooney
New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft released a statement after receiving the news of the passing of Dan Rooney.
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Report: Eli Manning involved in memorabilia scheme, asked equipment manager for fakes
A New York Post report has Eli Manning requesting phony game-used helmets to be sold to fans.
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NFL Draft Preview: "Potential New England Patriots" from the 2017 class
Phil Perry takes a closer look at a few “Potential Patriots” from the 2017 NFL draft class
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Report: Titans to release Jason McCourty
The veteran cornerback is the identical twin brother of Patriots safety Devin McCourty. 
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Patriots seven-round mock draft: Pass-rush gets a lift in third
By now, we should have some semblance of a clue as to which players Bill Belichick likes to draft. And we do. At least we think we do.
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Chung: No changes to Patriots offseason approach following Super Bowl
The more things change, the more they stay the same, Patrick Chung explained. 
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Belichick sings national anthem, calls Aaron Hernandez situation 'tragedy' in CNBC interview
Bill Belichick isn't known for his interviews, but this one was worth watching. 
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Belichick to CNBC on social media: 'I do all that I can to fight it'
Bill Belichick points out that the reason he dislikes social media is because he feels as though it can get in the way of the establishing of relationships between his players and coaches. 
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Patriots reportedly host two AFC East RFA running backs for visits
As the world waits to see what will happen with LeGarrette Blount, the Patriots have two restricted free agent backs in for visits.
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Patriots seven-round mock draft: Pass-rush gets a lift in third
By now, we should have some semblance of a clue as to which players Bill Belichick likes to draft. And we do. At least we think we do. 
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Brady, Gronk and Edelman all in top 15 of best-selling NFL jerseys
People around the U.S. may /say/ they hate the Pats. But what they say with their mouths doesn't match what they say with their wallets.
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Dolphins' Landry: We'll beat Patriots twice this year
Miami wide receiver Jarvis Landry also says that beating the Pats twice with 40-year-old Tom Brady 'in his prime' will add to his satisfaction.
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Curran: Don’t read too much into Patriots rumors
Tom E. Curran thinks that New England Patriots fans should not focus too much on the rumors that are surrounding the team and possible acquisitions, just wait for deals to get done.
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Are things trending towards Garoppolo staying with Patriots?
Tom E. Curran and Phil Perry answer rapid fire New England Patriots questions from Jerod Mayo, including whether they think it’s a safe bet that Jimmy Garoppolo is staying with the Patriots.
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Breer: Garoppolo's value won't be the same next year
Albert Breer joins Arbella Early Edition to discuss Jimmy Garoppolo and says that his value next year will probably be a fraction of what it is right now.
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Matthew Slater still gets nervous watching replays of Super Bowl LI
Tom E. Curran talks with Mathew Slater about what he has been up to since the Super Bowl, and Slater says he watches Super Bowl and is still nervous like he doesn’t know the outcome.
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Patriots projected to have 'easiest' NFL schedule in 2017
Felger and Mazz discuss the Patriots 2017 NFL schedule.
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Slater on how Goodell should be received Week 1: 'That's up to our fans'
When the Patriots host the NFL's season-opening game at Gillette Stadium in September, there will be one guest garnering more attention than any other.
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Howe: Lynch-to-Patriots still a 'long shot'
The Boston Herald's Jeff Howe says there's a chance Marshawn Lynch could wind up with the Patriots, but believes it's 'a long shot.'
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Howe: Marshawn Lynch to Patriots still a "long shot"
Jeff Howe joins Toucher and Rich to talk about the possibilities of Marshawn Lynch to New England.
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Atlanta Falcons QB Matt Ryan gets his pass off despite the defense of the New England Patriots' Rob Ninkovich.
Ryan dealing head on with Falcons' Super Bowl collapse vs. Patriots
The Falcons' quarterback, and ex-Boston College star, tells the Atlanta Journal-Constitution that he's watched the film of his team's devastating Super Bowl to the Patriots several times.
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Patriots re-sign DL Branch and OL Fleming
The New England Patriots announce on Monday that they have re-signed defensive lineman Alan Branch and offensive lineman Cameron Fleming.
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New England Patriots training camp practice
Patriots to take on Jaguars, Texans, Lions and Giants in preseason
The Patriots preseason schedule has been set. They'll host games against the Jaguars and Giants.
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LeGarrette Blount of the New England Patriots
Blount posts (then deletes) picture with Butler: 'We gon ball regardless'
LeGarrette Blount and Malcolm Butler are both unsigned at the moment. Will they be playing elsewhere in 2017?
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Why would the Patriots be working out Pitt's quarterback before the draft?
It sounds like the Patriots aren't parting ways with Jimmy Garoppolo so why would they be working out quarterbacks before the draft?
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Belichick, O'Brien reportedly working on scheduling joint camp practices
The Patriots and Texans appear slated to meet up this preseason, and it sounds like they're hoping to work in some joint practices beforehand. 
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Report: Lynch interested in playing for Patriots
The former Seahawks and Bills running back last played in the 2015 season. 
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Beast Mode redux: How would Lynch fit in Pats offense?
According to a report, Marshawn Lynch may want to play for the Patriots. It could be a negotiating ploy . . . but it's an intriguing notion.
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Browns ready to give up on Garoppolo once and for all?
According to NFL Media's Ian Rapoport, the Browns have 'do not seem to believe there's any hope' they can get Jimmy Garoppolo from the Patriots.
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What are expectations for Rob Gronkowski this season?
Our Boston Sports Tonight crew debates what realistic expectations should be for Rob Gronkowski this season.
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Giardi: Don't think the Patriots are done making moves
Mike Giardi talks with Trenni Kusnierek and Gary Tanguay about Bill Belichick’s possible offseason moves.
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Giardi: Patriots have an offer on table for LeGarrette Blount
According to CSN's Mike Giardi, the New England Patriots have an offer on the table for free agent running back LeGarrette Blount.
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Aaron Hernandez jury to resume debate Monday
The jury in the double-murder trial of ex-NFL star Aaron Hernandez has finished its first day of deliberations without reaching a verdict.
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Belichick visiting with Texas coach Herman, speaking at coaches clinic
Bill Belichick is making a stop at the University of Texas, where he'll have a chance to get a little more intel on potential draftees from both Texas and Houston.
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Patriots reportedly set to work out UMass safety Bailey-Smith next week
The Patriots have never been shy about drafting safeties who fit a certain athletic profile.
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After considering retirement, Roethlisberger will play in 2017
Ben Roethlisberger will return for a 14th NFL season. 
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Report: Patriots hosting promising Youngstown State pass rusher for visit
The Patriots seem to be pretty interested in this year's draft class of pass rushers. 
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Brady's XLIX jersey to be on display at Patriot Place this weekend
The jersey, which was stolen after the Patriots’ win over the Seahawks, was recovered along with his Super Bowl LI jersey last month.
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Report: Peterson to visit with Saints
The former Vikings running back visited with the Patriots Monday, but left Foxboro without a contract. 
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David Blaine eats glass out of Brady's hand
How do you impress one of the most impressive athletes of all time? Eat glass.
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Merloni: Chris Sale is more of a must-see athlete than Tom Brady right now
Lou Merloni says that Chris Sale is a more must watch Boston athlete than Tom Brady right now due to the unknown with Sale and already knowing how good Brady is.
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Patriots reportedly meet with Tennessee DE Barnett, a projected first-rounder
The Patriots have met with one of the top pass-rushers in this year's draft despite the fact that they won't pick until early in the third round.
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Source: Patriots not interested in trading for Richard Sherman
The Patriots won't be in the Richard Sherman business this offseason. According to a source, they're not interested in trading for him.
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Perry: Five thoughts on Richard Sherman
As of right now, the Patriots don't appear to have a need at corner. But if Malcolm Butler plays elsewhere in 2017 . . .
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Quick Slants Podcast: Is Malcolm Butler looking for a new agent?
Tom E. Curran and Phil Perry discuss the possible fit of Richard Sherman with the New England Patriots, the lingering Malcolm Butler situation, and NFL Draft with Steve Palazzolo from Pro Football Focus.
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Seattle Seahawks cornerback RIchard Sherman
Gilmore on Sherman-to-Patriots rumors: It would be great
Stephon Gilmore talks with Mike Giardi about the rumors of Richard Sherman to the Patriots, and what he thinks he would bring to the team.
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Report: Hernandez lawyer says Belichick was subpoenaed for trial
Aaron Hernandez's attorney Jose Baez said Bill Belichick was subpoenaed for Aaron Hernandez' double murder trial, according to a WBZ-TV report, but the case moved on without the Patriots coach.   
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Fun Fact: Richard Sherman and Adrian Peterson have the same NFL agent
Felger and Mazz discuss the possibilities of a Richard Sherman-Malcolm Butler trade. Also, does it mean anything that Sherman and Peterson have the same agent?
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Fun Fact: Richard Sherman and Adrian Peterson have the same NFL agent
Felger and Mazz discuss the possibilities of a Richard Sherman-Malcolm Butler trade. Also, does it mean anything that Sherman and Peterson have the same agent?
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Source: Butler still upset, but head in 'right place' if he has to return to Pats
Would the Patriots' signing of Stephon Gilmore and interest in Richard Sherman make a potential Malcolm Butler return awkward?
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Report: Sherman would be open to Patriots trade
The Patriots reportedly might revisit trade talks for Richard Sherman if they move Malcolm Butler. 
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CSN poll: Pats fans would want Adrian Peterson
Despite Adrian Peterson's character concerns, a CSN poll had the majority of participants being on board with the Patriots signing him if he turned in an All-Pro performance. 
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Meet Dylan Wagner, the teen who helped find Tom Brady's missing jersey
Toucher and Rich interview the 19-year-old Seattle-area Patriots fan who aided the FBI's search for Tom Brady's Super Bowl jersey
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Captain America loses composure while discussing love for Brady
Captain America -- a.k.a. Sudbury native Chris Evans -- is a Tom Brady super fan.
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Jerod Mayo: ‘No harm’ in Patriots bringing in Adrian Peterson for a visit
Tom E. Curran thinks that ultimately Bill Belichick is gonna do whatever is best for the team, and Jerod Mayo sees no harm in the Patriots bringing in Adrian Peterson for a visit.
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Howe says Tanguay lied about Howe's stance on Peterson
Jeff Howe was not happy with how Gary Tanguay has portrayed how he feels about the Patriots pursuing Adrian Peterson.
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Could Romo retirement have ripple effect on Patriots?
Legitimate options for quarterback-needy teams are more sparse now that Tony Romo is retired. So will teams pursue Jimmy Garoppolo?
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Tom Brady of the New England Patriots
Nose-Tradamus: Un-Patriotic ending for Brady
On Boston Sports Tonight, Tom E. Curran makes a series of predictions . . . and one of them won't sit well with Patriots Nation.
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Tom Curran is Nose-Tradamus: Tom Brady will end career with another team
Tom E. Curran gives his predictions on the future including that Tom Brady will end his career with another team.
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Curran's theory on Peterson visit: A little quid-pro-quo
Tom E. Curran says 'sometimes a team will do a solid for an agent'. And that, he theorizes to his co-hosts on Boston Sports Tonight, is why the Patriots had Adrian Peterson in for a visit.
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Holley: Patriots cannot be happy about Gronk at Wrestlemania
Michael Holley thinks that even with getting their permission, the Patriots ultimately cannot be happy about Rob Gronkowski being at Wrestlemania
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Felger on Peterson: If I were the Krafts, I would be pissed
Mike Felger, talking about Bill Belichick bringing in Adrian Peterson for a visit, says that if he was Kraft, he would be pissed about it.
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Are Patriots being hypocritical for bringing in Peterson?
Albert Breer and Gary Tanguay debate whether the Patriots are being hypocritical for bringing in Adrian Peterson.
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Report: Adrian Peterson leaves Patriots visit without a deal...for now
Adrian Peterson’s visit to the Patriots has concluded and he has left Foxboro without a deal, for now, according to an ESPN report.
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Massarotti: Adrian Peterson makes 'no sense' for Patriots
Felger, Mazz and Murray discuss Adrian Peterson's reported free agency visit to Foxboro.
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Tanguay: Haven’t the Patriots learned their lesson? No on Adrian Peterson
Adrian Peterson should never step on Gillette Stadium soil.   
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Brady, Gronk roll around in the Fenway outfield as if to say 'We're OK!'
Tom Brady and Rob Gronkowski have both had fans biting their nails to the quick, worrying about their health this offseason. 
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Curran: Smoke, mirrors, the Patriots and Adrian Peterson
Why are the Patriots bringing in Adrian Peterson for a visit? It’s probably not to sign him. At least, let’s hope it isn’t.  
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Gronk steals Brady jersey to cap Opening Day ceremonies
Tom Brady brought his Super Bowl LI jersey to Opening Day. You'll never guess what happened next!
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People are losing their minds about Gronk's cameo at WrestleMania 33
Rob Gronkowski helps Mojo Rawley win his WrestleMania matchup, the Toucher and Rich crew discuss how upset some Patriots fans are about Gronk participating.
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New England Patriots TE Rob Gronkowski performs at Wrestlemania 33.
PFT: Patriots did not oppose Gronk’s cameo at Wrestlemania
Rob Gronkowski’s turn in the wrestling ring on Sunday night at Wrestlemania 33? According to Pro Football Talk, he had the Patriots’ approval for it.
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New England Patriots training camp practice
Patriots announce dates for OTA, minicamp workouts
Many Patriots will return to Foxboro to begin the offseason training program on . . . Patriots Day.
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Watch Gronk get into WrestleMania ring
Rob Gronkowski's WWE career has arrived.
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Report: Adrian Peterson to meet with Patriots Monday
Adrian Peterson will continue his free agency tour with the New England Patriots, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter.
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Chris Long in Philly: No 'bad blood' in departure from Patriots
At his introductory press conference after signing with the Eagles, former Patriots defensive end Chris Long said there wasn't any "bad blood" that led to his departure from New England after one season.  
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Tom Brady's April Fools' Day Facebook post.
Brady posts 'fake news' on Facebook for April Fools' Day
If anyone can afford to have a good sense of humor, it's Tom Brady.
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James White says Celtics remind him of Patriots
James White looked at the Boston Celtics at TD Garden on Friday and saw -- more or less -- the New England Patriots on the hard court.
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How's your Friday going? Tom Brady just got $14 million
Many Patriots fans will get paid on Friday, but not like Tom Brady got paid.
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Rodgers: Brady's plan to stay in shape 'the model for all quarterbacks'
Aaron Rodgers says there's nobody better to model your workout regimen after than Tom Brady. 
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Patriots safety Patrick Chung takes the ice at Bruins practice: 'These guys are flying'
As a defensive player, you generally want to avoid being "put on skates." But Patrick Chung welcomed the opportunity with open arms on Friday. 
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Curran on percentage that Garoppolo and Butler are traded
Tom E. Curran discusses the percentages that Jimmy Garoppolo is traded to the Cleveland Browns and Malcolm Butler is traded to the New Orleans Saints.
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Hernandez's fiancee: I learned to keep my mouth shut and not ask questions
Shayanna Jenkins-Hernandez, the fiancee of Aaron Hernandez, testifies for the prosecution under a grant of immunity in Hernandez's murder trial.
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What we learned at NFL meetings: Don't hold your breath on Butler
With the NFL's annual meetings in Phoenix all wrapped up, here are some of the things we heard while hanging around the Arizona Biltmore. 
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Jeff Howe: Good move by Patriots to see what price is on Richard Sherman trade
Jeff Howe of the Boston Herald talks with Toucher and Rich about the report that the Patriots inquired what the price would be to acquire Seahawks Pro Bowl corner Richard Sherman via trade.
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Mayo: 'Jones will probably be most improved this year'
Jerod Mayo thinks New England Patriots cornerback Cyrus Jones will be most improved in his second season.
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Report: Patriots asked Seahawks about a trade for Richard Sherman
The Patriots pulled off a surprise free-agent signing when they acquired Stephon Gilmore. What would have been even more shocking? A trade for Richard Sherman.
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Rivera: Ealy 'a gifted young man,' can reascend 'if he listens'
The Patriots picked up Kony Ealy simply by exchanging a second-round pick for a third-rounder. Why was he available? He apparently had some trouble listening in Carolina.
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Payton: I know we're not signing Butler to an offer sheet, giving up No. 11 overall
Sean Payton was pretty clear on Wednesday: The Saints won't be relinquishing their No. 11 overall selection for Malcolm Butler. 
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Payton says Cooks wasn't dealt to Patriots because he was disgruntled
Sean Payton told Brandin Cooks the Saints weren't looking to trade him. Then when the Patriots offered what they did, New Orleans had a change of heart.
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Case against Brady playing to 45 isn't as strong as you think
The oldest guys to play QB weren't really great, and no great QB ever played into his mid-40s. So who's to say Tom Brady can't do it?
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Jerod Mayo has some advice for Malcolm Butler - Get insurance!
Jerod Mayo and Mike Giardi talk a lot about the Malcolm Butler situation in this week's episode of "The Ex-Pats Podcast"
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Chris Long of the New England Patriots forces a fumble against the New York Jets' Ryan Fitzpatrick.
Ex-Patriots DE Chris Long signs two-year deal with Eagles
After getting the championship he coveted in New England, Chris Long now heads to Philly in search of a starting job.
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Report: Patriots won't draft controversial running back Mixon
Patriots owner Robert Kraft tells the Herald the team won't select Oklahoma running back Joe Mixon, who pled guilty in a domestic-assault case.
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Oakland Raiders owner Mark Davis with fans in Las Vegas.
Florio on issues NFL may face with Raiders in Las Vegas
Mike Florio joins Quick Slants to discuss the problems of the Raiders moving to Las Vegas, and the latest NFL rule changes.
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Daopoulos: Full time NFL officials 'will make zero difference'
Former NFL Official Jim Daopoulos discusses the newest NFL rule changes and if officials will ever become full time and of that'll even make a difference.
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Curran: Tom Brady's been preparing for football in his 40s
Tom Brady has made it clear he wants to play football well into his 40's, and with the way he prepares his body year after year Tom Curran and Jerod Mayo think it's likely.
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Curran: Goodell ‘tearing the scab off’ and coming to Foxboro
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell has said he will be at Gillette Stadium in Foxboro for the New England Patriots regular-season opener and banner ceremony, and Tom Curran thinks it is a good thing for him to g
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What will it be like when Goodell shows up in Foxboro?
Tom E. Curran in the Cumberland Farms lounge joins Sports Tonight to discuss what he thinks it will be like when Roger Goodell attends the Patriots home opener on September 7.
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Burkhead's former running backs coach: 'He's going to flourish' with Patriots
Rex Burkhead was buried on a deep running back depth chart in Cincinnati, but in New England he may have a chance to finally grab some of the spotlight. 
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Cleveland Browns coach Hue Jackson.
Jackson: Browns willing to do anything for next QB. . . except trade No. 1 pick
The Browns are willing to do anything for a quarterback. But they won't do that. Oh no. No, they won't do that. 
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Roger Goodell says he'll be present for Patriots opener at Gillette Stadium
Roger Goodell hasn't been to a game at Gillette Stadium since the AFC title game in January of 2015. That will change in September, it seems.
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Gasper: Butler-to-Saints 'makes the most sense for everybody'
Chris Gasper talks with Gary Tanguay about why he thinks Malcolm Butler going to the New Orleans Saints ultimately happens because it makes sense for both sides.
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Oakland Raiders owner Mark Davis with fans in Las Vegas.
Felger: 'The Oakland Raiders are garbage, and they always have been'
Michael Felger is shedding no tears for the Raiders leaving Oakland: 'The team, the fans and the city are a bunch of dirtbags.'
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Rules changes are in: Field-goal leap, crackback blocks banned
The NFL has announced which rules, bylaw and resolution proposals passed following Tuesday's vote at the Arizona Biltmore.
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Bowles on if Revis can still compete physically: 'I don't know for sure'
Todd Bowles wasn't asked if he thinks Darrelle Revis can be a All-Pro level player. He wasn't asked if Revis has it in him to be a No. 1 corner again. The bar was much lower. 
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Kraft: Super Bowl comeback 'vindication' for Patriots
In a quote that will almost certainly get taken out of context, Robert Kraft used the word “vindication” Tuesday. Our work is done here.
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Harbaugh: Proposal to ban field-goal leap seems like it will have league support
One of the plays that the Patriots have helped bring to the forefront in recent seasons appears as though it could very well be banned.
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Ex-Baltimore Ravens DL Lawrence Guy is joining the New England Patriots as a free agent.
Harbaugh: 'Very Patriot-like' to recognize Lawrence Guy's value
With Bill Belichick abstaining from the AFC coaches breakfast, it provided us an opportunity to seek out others in the conference to provide some perspective on the moves the Patriots have made this offseaso
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Belichick skips AFC coaches breakfast, still the talk of the town
Bill Belichick skipped out on the league meetings and the annual AFC coaches breakfast Tuesday morning, but he still somehow ended up being the talk of the town.
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Another burner for Brady: Kraft compares Cooks to Moss
Robert Kraft sets the bar high for Brandin Cooks by comparing his acquisition to the Patriots' trade for Randy Moss in 2007.
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The history of QB's 40 or older isn't favorable to Brady
On Sports Tonight, 98.5 The Sports Hub's Marc Bertrand says he thinks it would be tough for Bill Belichick to believe Brady can play that long.
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Curran: The main concern with new NFL replay rules is. . .
Tom E. Curran sounds off on the NFL and the proposed changes coming from the NFL owners meetings in Phoenix.
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Curran: Not a big stretch for Tom Brady to play past age of 43
Tom E. Curran joins Early Edition to discuss Robert Kraft saying Tom Brady plans to play 6-7 more years, and explain why it is not outlandish.
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Kraft on possible Patriots reunion with Revis: 'I would love it'
Talking with the New York Daily News, Patriots owner Robert Kraft said he’d be open to a reunion with Darrelle Revis
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Kraft says intention is not to trade Butler: 'We hope he's with us'
Robert Kraft is hoping that Malcolm Butler signs his first-round tender and plays in the Patriots' defensive backfield in 2017.
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Kraft on Belichick: 'I hope he coaches until his 80s'
Robert Kraft is hoping the Belichick-Brady Era will last forever. Or close to it. 
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Kraft on Brady: He wants to play 'six, seven more years'
Robert Kraft on Brady: 'I'm not sure avocado ice cream is right for me, but if I could look like him and perform half as well . . . I'd do it.'
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Patriots top ESPN's post-free agency power rankings
The Dolphins are the only other AFC East team in the top 15. 
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Oakland Raiders owner Mark Davis with fans in Las Vegas.
NFL owners OK Raiders move from Oakland to Las Vegas
NFL owners have approved the Oakland Raiders move to Las Vegas.
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WR Brandon Marshall provides player's perspective to owners on Day 2 of meetings
Brandon Marshally, newly-acquired receiver of the Giants, addresses NFL owners as their meetings in Phoenix.  
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Steelers GM on Hightower: 'It didn't work'
Kevin Colbert touched briefly on the Steelers' unsuccesful attempt at signing Patriots linebacker Dont'a Hightower in free agency.
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