New England Patriots

Gary Slaughter, a 12-year NFL official prior to becoming a supervisor, said he’s encountered footballs that lose air because of leaks
A man hires a plane to fly a banner over NFL commissioner Roger Goodell's vacation home in Maine, telling him to go back to New York.
Judge Richard Berman sure sounds like a man who has control of the Deflategate proceedings and wants a resolution quickly.

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Patriots - Team News
Logan Ryan - DB
ESPN Patriots reporter Mike Reiss said the starting right cornerback spot is still a... Logan Ryan has the early edge but will face competition from Bradley Fletcher and Tarell Brown. Super Bowl hero Malcolm Butler appears to be locked in as the starting left...
Aug 2 9:13AM Read More
LeGarrette Blount - RB
Patriots RB LeGarrette Blount is practicing on Saturday. Blount was placed on the active/NFI list to start training camp after failing his conditioning test. His appearance in practice on Saturday suggests he passed the second...
Aug 1 9:28AM Read More
James White - RB
Sophomore RB James White is working with the first team as the third-down back in Patriots... CSN New England's Tom Curran said it "seems" the Patriots are going to give White the first crack to earn the third-down job vacated by Shane Vereen. Even if White...
Aug 1 7:31AM Read More
Tom Brady - QB
U.S. District Judge Richard M. Berman ordered Tom Brady and Roger Goodell to appear in court... Berman requested the two sides "engage in comprehensive, good-faith settlement discussions prior to the conference on August 12." Though the judge did not mention...
Aug 1 6:31AM Read More
Dane Fletcher - LB
Patriots LB Dane Fletcher is expected to open the season on reserve/PUP. Reserve/PUP would cost Fletcher the first six games of the season. A core special teamer and reserve linebacker, Fletcher tore his ACL late last year. He finished 2014...
Jul 31 9:03PM Read More
Aaron Dobson - WR
Coach Bill Belichick said WR Aaron Dobson reported to camp in "great shape" and... Dobson's first two seasons were ruined by injuries. By all accounts, he's healthy for 2015. He'll have to keep it that way as he competes for a role behind Julian Edelman...
Jul 31 10:22AM Read More
Dont'a Hightower - LB
Patriots ILB Dont'a Hightower (shoulder) was participating as training camp opened Thursday. Hightower's Week 1 status was previously thought to be in doubt, so he's far ahead of schedule off February surgery. He had six sacks and 89 tackles in just 12 games last...
Jul 30 11:50AM Read More
Tom Brady - QB
A Minnesota judge has transferred the NFLPA's Tom Brady lawsuit back to New York. The NFLPA filed the suit in Minnesota in an effort to get Judge David Doty, who has historically sided with the Player's Association. U.S. District Judge Richard Kyle saw...
Jul 30 9:56AM Read More
Sebastian Vollmer - T
Patriots RT Sebastian Vollmer (shoulder) is participating as camp opens. Vollmer underwent surgery to repair a torn labrum shortly after the Super Bowl. The top-11 tackle per PFF's grades is ready to go on the right side, opposite left tackle...
Jul 30 9:24AM Read More
LeGarrette Blount - RB
The Boston Globe hears LeGarrette Blount did not pass his conditioning test Wednesday. Players had to run 20 sprints of 50 yards in under eight seconds each. Blount only did 12, so he was placed on active/NFI. He'll be activated as soon as he passes the test.
Jul 30 8:08AM Read More
LeGarrette Blount - RB
Patriots placed RB LeGarrette Blount on the active/NFI list. Blount was a full participant in offseason workouts, but must have suffered an injury after minicamp. It's possible he's dealing with a day-to-day situation. Brandon Bolden...
Jul 29 6:08PM Read More
Tom Brady - QB
According to NFL Network's Ian Rapoport, "inside the building" there is a belief at... RapSheet isn't specific about when the Patriots expect Brady "on the field," but this presumably is in reference to Week 1. The Patriots are staying optimistic...
Jul 29 11:52AM Read More
Jimmy Garoppolo - QB
After watching Jimmy Garoppolo's 2014 snaps, NFL Network's Daniel Jeremiah compared the... Jeremiah was impressed by Garoppolo's "quick feet," quickness through progressions, and ability to "extend plays." Garoppolo impressed last preseason...
Jul 29 11:47AM Read More
Robert Kraft - C
Patriots owner Robert Kraft released a statement Wednesday, saying the "decision" by... Known to be tight with commissioner Roger Goodell, Kraft unloaded on the league. "Six months removed from the AFC Championship game, the league still has no hard...
Jul 29 11:21AM Read More
Tom Brady - QB
Suspended QB Tom Brady wrote on Facebook Wednesday morning, "I am very disappointed by... "...To try and reconcile the record and fully cooperate with the investigation after I was disciplined in May, we turned over detailed pages of cell phone records and...
Jul 29 8:30AM Read More