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Report: Pats won't trade Garoppolo, he'll 'be a Patriot in 2017'
The Patriots aren't shopping Jimmy Garoppolo, ESPN's Adam Schefter reports, who is adamant about it in an appearance on WEEI. 
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NFL Scouting Combine preview: Running backs
The Pats may be in the market for a lead back, so they might do something they don't often do: Select a running back in the first round.
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Felger: If I were Patriots, I would not rule out a Darrelle Revis return
Mike Felger and Greg Bedard discuss the Jets releasing Darrelle Revis and if the Patriots would ever consider bringing him back.
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Curran: Patriots trying to have 'respectful negotiation' with Hightower
Tom E. Curran joins Town Fair Tire Sports Tonight to discuss the Patriots not franchise tagging Dont'a Hightower and says it is similar to what they did with Devin McCourty.
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Felger: If I were Pats, I would not rule out Revis return
Mike Felger and Greg Bedard discuss the Jets releasing Darrelle Revis and if the Patriots would ever consider bringing him back.
Curran: Pats trying 'respectful negotiation' with Hightower
Tom E. Curran joins Town Fair Tire Sports Tonight to discuss the Patriots not franchise tagging Dont'a Hightower and says it is similar to what they did with Devin McCourty.
Felger: Patriots can't expose Butler to restricted free agent market
Mike Felger says that it is important that the Patriots sign Malcolm Butler to a deal before he hits the restricted free agent market since the Patriots could be exposed by another team's offer sheet.
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Jets inform Darrelle Revis that he will be released
The New York Jets have informed cornerback Darrelle Revis that he will be released.
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Felger: Can’t expose Butler to restricted free agent market
Mike Felger says that it is important that the Patriots sign Malcolm Butler to a deal before he hits the restricted free agent market since the Patriots could be exposed by another team's offer sheet.
Might the Collins trade be impacting Hightower's decision?
Gary Tanguay and Mike Giardi discuss if the Jamie Collins trade earlier in the season might impact Dont'a Hightower's decision to re-sign with the Patriots.
Perry: Not sure Peterson or Charles fit in New England
Phil Perry breaks down some of the free agent running backs including Adrian Peterson and Jamaal Charles but says he doesn't see either of them fitting with the Patriots.
Perry: Rather have tagged Hightower than sign long-term deal
Mike Giardi and Phil Perry discuss the Patriots deciding to not franchise tag Dont’a Hightower and what that means for his future in New England.
Report: Patriots won't use franchise tag on Hightower
The Patriots have told Dont'a Hightower's agent they won't use the franchise tag to keep the linebacker in town for 2017, according to an ESPN report. 
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Mayock: Under-the-radar tight ends, defensive backs could interest Patriots
Which tight ends and defensive backs feel like Patriots to NFL Network analyst Mike Mayock? There are a handful. 
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Could Adrian Peterson be a fit with the Patriots?
Will Brinson of CBS Sports talks with Toucher and Rich about speculation that Vikings running back Adrian Peterson could be a fit with the Patriots this offseason, and if not New England, then who?
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Where will the Patriots spend $60 million in cap money?
Jeff Howe of the Boston Herald join Toucher and Rich to discuss how the Patriots might spend there large amount of cap money this offseason if some of their free agents sign elsewhere.
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NFL Scouting Combine preview: Linebackers
Depending on what happens with Dont'a Hightower, the Patriots may need linebacking help. Here are some potential draftees to keep an eye on.
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Could Adrian Peterson be a fit with the Patriots?
Will Brinson of CBS Sports talks with Toucher and Rich about speculation that Vikings running back Adrian Peterson could be a fit with the Patriots this offseason, and if not New England, then who?
Where will the Patriots spend $60 million in cap money?
Jeff Howe of the Boston Herald join Toucher and Rich to discuss how the Patriots might spend there large amount of cap money this offseason if some of their free agents sign elsewhere.
Cabot: Browns should trade 1st overall pick for Garoppolo if necessary
Mary Kay Cabot from Cleveland.com joins Sports Tonight by phone and says that if there is a bidding war for Jimmy Garoppolo, the Cleveland Browns should give up the 1st overall pick.
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Cabot: Browns should trade 1st pick for Garoppolo if needed
Mary Kay Cabot from Cleveland.com joins Sports Tonight by phone and says that if there is a bidding war for Garoppolo, the Browns should give up the 1st overall pick.
Giardi: Don’t think Patriots will use franchise tag on Hightower
Mike Giardi discusses the odds that the New England Patriots franchise tag Dont'a Hightower and what he expects the Pats to get if they were to trade Jimmy Garoppolo.
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Giardi: Don’t think Patriots will franchise tag Hightower
Mike Giardi discusses the odds that the Patriots franchise tag Dont'a Hightower and what he expects the Patriots to get if they were to trade Jimmy Garoppolo.
Cardinals place franchise tag on Chandler Jones
The Arizona Cardinals have placed a non-exclusive franchise tag on outside linebacker Chandler Jones after failing to reach a long-term deal
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NFL Scouting Combine preview: Running backs
The Pats may be in the market for a lead back, so they may do something they don't often do: Select a running back in the first round.
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Mayock: If I'm Cleveland, I'd be 'stoked' to land Garoppolo for No. 12 pick
Mike Mayock quarterbacked a marathon conference call about the upcoming draft class, and his perspective on this year's quarterback crop makes Jimmy Garoppolo look like a top option.
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New England Patriots TEs Martellus Bennett (88) and Rob Gronkowski are a tough combo to stop.
Patriots promote coaching assistant Nick Caley to tight ends coach
As the Patriots so often like to do, they promoted from within to fill an open coaching position on Monday.
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NFL Scouting Combine preview: Defensive linemen
The Patriots have been willing to pay a premium for big bodies on the defensive line. They may do so again, and here are some potential targets.
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NFL Scouting Combine preview: Defensive linemen
The Patriots have been willing to pay a premium for big bodies on the defensive line. They may do so again, and here are some potential targets.
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Gronk clearly enjoying himself at Daytona 500
New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski attended the Dayton 500 in true Gronkowski form.
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New England Patriots Tom Brady (left), Julian Edelman (top) and Danny Amendola get their shots in both subtle and otherwise at Roger Goodell.
Curran: Time to let the air out of Deflategate
This region's never-ending rage at Roger Goodell and the NFL isn't likely to stop, but why not let it mature into a slow-boil loathing?
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NFL combine preview: Tight ends
With the NFL combine about to begin, we start a daily look at the collegiate talent at positions where the Patriots might look for help. 
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Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Mohamed Sanu.
Sanu on Patriots' Super Bowl comeback: Lady Gaga's long halftime hurt Falcons
Falcons receiver Mohamed Sanu said the long halftime delay was a factor in the team blowing a 25-point lead against the Patriots in the Super Bowl.
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It's still coming up Patriots
Draft cheer: The Patriots wind up getting a third-round compensatory pick from the Browns for Jamie Collins, along with another fifth-rounder.
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Gronkowski says he has 'no doubt' he'll be ready for start of next season
Rob Gronkowski's 2016 season was stopped short after a back injury that required surgery, but he's confident he'll be good to go when Week 1 of the 2017 campaign rolls around.
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Gronk to Roger: You better not show your face
Count Rob Gronkowski among those who feel like it might not be the best idea for Roger Goodell to try to visit Gillette Stadium.
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Tom Brady posts skiing video with dated South Park reference
Tom Brady has brought social media into his annual daredevil feats. 
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Giardi: First- and second-round pick would be ‘blockbuster’ for Garoppolo
Rumor has it there are NFL teams willing to send a 'blockbuster trade' to the New England Patriots for quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo.
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Giardi: First- and second-round picks would be ‘blockbuster’ for Jimmy G.
Rumor has it there are NFL teams willing to send a 'blockbuster trade' to the Patriots for QB Jimmy Garoppolo. Our very own Mike Giardi describes what he thinks would be a blockbuster trade for Jimmy G.
Bennett to critics: ‘You take a paycut’
The always-interesting Martellus Bennett shared some thoughts on the perception that he'll be greedy in free agency. 
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Report: Belichick may be called to testify in Hernandez trial
Bill Belichick, identified as "William Belichick," has been added to the list of potential defense witnesses who could testify during the upcoming double-homicide trial of former Patriots tight end Aaron Her
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Patriots To-Do List: Figure out what’s up with Cyrus Jones
Because of his struggles in his rookie season, Cyrus Jones may be overlooked, but the Patriots remain confident the cornerback/kick returner will get it right.  
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Brady lists suspects in jersey theft: Edelman, Lady Gaga, Game of Thrones villain
Tom Brady took to Instagram to lay out who he thinks may have stolen his Super Bowl jersey. 
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Quick Slants the podcast
Will Brissett's development impact Pats' decision to trade or keep Garoppolo?
In this week's episode of "Quick Slants The Podcast" presented by Papa Gino's, Tom E. Curran and Phil Perry discuss Patriots players and coaches that could be either coming or going.
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Perry: Could Jared Cook replace Martellus Bennett?
Phil Perry talks with Toucher and Rich about the likely departure of Martellus Bennett from the Patriots, and some options for replacing them. Packers tight end Jared Cook could be a candidate.
Kraft won't hold Deflategate grudge, but he also won't forget it
New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft appeared on HBO's "Real Sports" and shed light on his post-Super Bowl feelings.
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Bennett says he hasn't given free agency 'a ton of thought'
Martellus Bennett sends out a tweet responding to speculation about his future with the New England Patriots
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Curran: Pats need to be 'bowled over' to trade Garoppolo
Tom Curran says the Patriots will only trade QB Jimmy Garoppolo if someone 'blows their door off' with an offer, and he believes their door is going to be blown off.
LeGarrette Blount of the New England Patriots
Blount on free agency: 'I definitely want to go back to New England'
LeGarrette Blount knows where he wants to be for 2017. But how far will the Patriots go to make sure they retain him?
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Garoppolo's mom keeps him apprised of trade rumors: 'She's all over that stuff'
Jimmy Garoppolo can't help but hear trade rumors that involve his name. He heard all about them during the week leading up to the Super Bowl. Now his mom's keeping him up to date.
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Police report values Brady's stolen jersey at $500,000
TMZ got a hold of the Houston Police Department’s report for the theft of Tom Brady’s Super Bowl LI jersey. The details are pretty interesting. 
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Belichick changes the name of his boat to 'VII Rings'
That didn't take long. A few weeks after his team beat the Falcons in Super Bowl LI, Bill Belichick's boat was spotted bearing the name "VII Rings."
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Saban knows he has 'great teacher of the game' in new OC Daboll
Nick Saban is looking forward to working with new offensive coordinator Brian Daboll, who he hired when Daboll was looking for graduate assistant work at Michigan State. 
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Watch Brady's daughter tear it up on ski slopes
Tom Brady's daughter Vivian is a natural on the ski slopes.
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Curran: Jets' 2015 tampering with Revis more extensive than NFL revealed
The New York Daily News reports the Jets and Revis were in contact in mid-February 2015, long before the opening of free agency.
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Five Patriots listed among Pro Football Focus Top 50 free agents
No other team has as many top-tier free agents about to hit the market as the Patriots, according to the folks at Pro Football Focus.
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Perry: 'Not out of the realm of possibility' Amendola takes pay cut
Phil Perry analyzes  whether Danny Amendola will take another pay cut to stay with the New England Patriots.
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What does the future hold for Amendola, Floyd and Vollmer?
Phil Perry analyzes whether Amendola will take another pay cut to stay with the Patriots.
Revis has court date Thursday on fight claims
New York Jets cornerback Darrelle Revis has a court date next week on criminal charges stemming from a fight.
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Cyrus Jones: 'I'll never take credit for something I don't feel I contributed to'
Cyrus Jones will forever the labeled as a "Super Bowl Champion" after the Patriots' victory over the Falcons. But you won't hear him bragging about the victory.
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New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft talks to HBO's Andrea Kremer next to the five Lombardi trophies.
Robert Kraft profiled on this week's 'Real Sports' on HBO
Patriots owner Robert Kraft is celebrating his fifth Super Bowl title and already thinking about the "Blitz for Six" in his interview with HBO's Andrea Kremer.
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Daboll headed to Alabama, what does that mean for Patriots?
The Patriots will be searching for a new tight ends coach with Brian Daboll agreeing to become offensive coordinator for the University of Alabama. 
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Jets cornerback Darrelle Revis turns himself in following fight claims
New York Jets cornerback Darrelle Revis has turned himself in to Pittsburgh police following charges alleging he was involved in a fight with two men last weekend.
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Early consensus: Expert mock drafts have Patriots leaning linebacker
With Dont'a Hightower scheduled to hit free agency, draft experts are projecting the Patriots to take a linebacker in the first round.
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Early consensus: Expert mock drafts have Patriots leaning linebacker
With Dont'a Hightower scheduled to hit free agency and a trio of linebackers behind him with just one season in New England under their belts, draft experts are projecting the Patriots to take a linebacker...
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Potential Hernandez trial juror thought it was about Deflategate
Aaron Hernandez reportedly laughed when a potential juror said she only knew the troubled former tight end from Deflategate. 
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Former Pats CB Leonard Myers dies at 38
Myers, who was a rookie when the Patriots won Super Bowl XXXVI, had been battling cancer. 
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Report: Floyd pleads guilty to extreme DUI, scheduled to serve 24 days in jail
Michael Floyd has pleaded guilty to the extreme DUI charge that landed him on waivers and eventually with the Patriots.
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New England Patriots defensive end Chris Long.
Chris Long responds to criticism for boycotting White House
Chris Long is fed up with the messages he's received since saying he won't go to the White House.
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Patriots To-Do List: Keep chumming the water for Jimmy G
Is the security of having Jimmy Garoppolo “just in case” more valuable than the first- or second-round pick the Patriots could land for him?
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Breer: Could the Patriots get the 12th pick from Cleveland for Jimmy Garoppolo?
Albert Breer talks with Toucher and Rich about the conflicting reports on whether the Patriots will trade Jimmy Garoppolo. Breer believes the Browns would trade the Patriots the 12th pick for him.
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Could the Pats get the 12th pick from CLE for Garoppolo?
Albert Breer talks with Toucher and Rich about the conflicting reports on whether the Patriots will trade Jimmy Garoppolo. Breer believes the Browns would trade the Patriots the 12th pick for him.
Minihane: 'Patriots are absolutely going to trade Garoppolo'
Kirk Minihane and Gary Tanguay both agree that Jimmy Garoppolo's value is at it's highest right now and the New England Patriots should use that to get the best trade this offseason.
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Minihane: 'Patriots are absolutely going to trade Garoppolo'
Kirk Minihane and Gary Tanguay both agree that Jimmy Garoppolo's value is at it's highest right now and the Patriots should use that to get the best trade this offseason.
Police: Revis facing aggravated assault, robbery charges after altercation
New York Jets cornerback Darrelle Revis faces five pending charges, including two counts of aggravated assault, after allegedly being involved in a fight with two men last weekend.
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Patriots To-Do List: Pats shouldn't over-extend for Bennett
What do to with Martellus Bennett, the Patriots' Gronk insurance? How about, an offer of, say, three years for $18 million, and see what happens.  
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Patriots To-Do List: To tag, or not to tag Hightower?
Franchise tagging Dont'a Hightower, at about $15 million, while still trying to work out a long-term deal, makes the most sense for the Patriots. 
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With franchise tag window open, Patriots have until March 1 to make a call
The NFL hit one of the notable dates on its offseason calendar on Wednesday as the window to apply the franchise and transition tags to pending free agents officially opened.
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Werder: Don't expect Patriots to trade Garoppolo
Where will Jimmy Garoppolo play next season? Chicago? San Francisco? Cleveland? One longtime NFL reporter’s money is on New England. 
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Inspired by son, Brady puts himself on Pokemon card
New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady is not afraid to get goofy on his Facebook account.
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Any chance Bennett will take a team friendly deal?
Our Arbella Eary Edition crew debates whether there is a chance that Martellus Bennett would take a team friendly deal to stay with the Patriots.
3 and Out: Which player do the Patriots Franchise Tag?
Phil Perry and Mike Giardi go 3 and Out on who the New England Patriots should use their Franchise Tag on, and what the asking price for Jimmy Garoppolo should be.
Patriots players agree: Jimmy G is the real deal
New England Patriots players and coaches agree: Jimmy Garoppolo is the real deal.
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New England Patriots QB Tom Brady congratulates teammate James White after a TD.
Brady lauds White, whose Super Bowl heroics haven't 'totally sunk in yet'
His Super Bowl performance is still "surreal" to James White, who draws plenty of praise from Tom Brady in Peter King's MMQB podcast.
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Gronk for Watt? NFL exec says Gronkowski the riskier trade target
A piece on hypothetical J.J. Watt trades quotes an NFL executive as saying Rob Gronkowski's back issues are more concerning than Watt's. 
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Report: Patriots CB Malcolm Butler's life story to be made into movie
A movie producer has acquired the rights to Malcolm Butler's life story, according to the Hollywood Reporter.  
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Edelman compares Garoppolo to Rodgers, Favre
Julian Edelman told NFL Network he saw a "gunslinger confidence" when Jimmy Garoppolo was the Patriots' starting quarterback in Weeks 1 and 2 of their Super Bowl-winning season.
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Phil Perry's final Patriots report card: Year to remember
A championship season means you passed with flying colors. But it's how the 2016 Patriots achieved those high marks that makes them so special.
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Bennett: Staying in New England intriguing for off-the-field efforts
Martellus Bennett is a player who has plenty of interests outside of football, and he knows that staying in the Boston area could benefit how his brand is built.
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Phil Perry's final Patriots report card: Year to remember
A championship season means you passed with flying colors. But it's how the 2016 Patriots achieved those high marks that makes them so special.
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Patriots To-Do List: First priority is to get their Gronk right
Many Patriot decisions hinge on Rob Gronkowski's availbility. One of the Pats' first tasks is to get Gronk to train for more durability.
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Chris Gasper: Do the Patriots have a Trump problem?
Chris Gasper joins Early Edition to discuss his article stating that the refusal of the Kraft's to denounce Trump's policy stances have left a portion of the fan base feeling disheartened
Patriots sign FB Glenn Gronkowski to future contract
The Patriots will have two Gronkowskis on their roster when training camp begins this summer.
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Report: NFL does not punish Seahawks for failing to disclose Sherman injury
The Seahawks appear to have gotten off with only a warning after having failed to disclose an injury Richard Sherman dealt with during the season.
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Brady wrote endorsement letter for Taylor to make Hall of Fame
One of Tom Brady's toughest competitors got a big boost from the Patriots quarterback in the form of an endorsement letter. 
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Quick Slants the podcast
Director Gotham Chopra on Tom Brady's Involvement with the "Religion of Sports"
Tom E. Curran and Phil Perry spoke with director Gotham Chopra in this week's episode of "Quick Slants The Podcast".
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New England Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman ponders an idea from Tonight Show host Jimmy Fallon in his new video.
Jimmy Fallon's 'Edelman's Catch' idea has got Patriots WR thinking...
Last week, Jimmy Fallon suggested that Julian Edelman open a chain of seafood restaurants. Edelman ponders the idea in a new video. 
Brady posts Valentine's Day message for wife, daughter
New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady took to Instragram to post a Valentine's Day message for his wife and daughter.
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Amendola walks runway at New York Fashion Week
New England Patriots receiver Danny Amendola walked the runway at New York Fashion Week with his model girlfriend Olivia Culpa in the audience.
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Brady deflects GOAT talk: Many could have done what I've done in same circumstance
Tom Brady says he's 'blessed' to play for Bill Belichick and the Patriots, and others could have succeeded if they'd been given the same chance.
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Brady on teammates skipping White House: 'That's their choice'
Tom Brady says when the Patriots went to the White House two years ago he wasn't able to go because there was very little notice and he had a prior engagement.
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Howe: "No doubt Patriots will get 1st rd pick for Garoppolo"
Jeff Howe talks about the chances the Patriots will trade Jimmy Garoppolo this offseason and where his trade value stands.
Howe: Patriots going to have to step up to keep Hightower
Jeff Howe of the Boston Herald talks with Toucher and Rich about the Patriots chances of re-signing linebacker Dont'a Hightower. Howe doesn't see him taking a hometown discount.
Top 5 landing spots for Jimmy Garoppolo next season
Tom E. Curran and Jerod Mayo give their picks for the top 5 landing spots for Jimmy Garoppolo next season.
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Which Patriots free agents will be back next season?
Tom E. Curran and Jerod Mayo give their opinion on which New England Patriots free agents will be returning to the team next season.
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Top 5 landing spots for Jimmy Garoppolo next season
Tom E. Curran and Jerod Mayo give their picks for the top 5 landing spots for Jimmy Garoppolo next season.
Which Patriots free agents will be back next season?
Tom E. Curran and Jerod Mayo give their opinion on which Patriots free agents will be returning to the team next season.
Quick Fire: What are Patriots top off-season priorities?
Tom E. Curran and Phil Perry answer rapid fire questions from Jerod Mayo about a variety of Patriots related topics including what their top off-season priorities should be.
Mayo: Patriots White House trip won't divide the locker room
Jerod Mayo and Tom E. Curran discuss the Patriots declining to go to the White House.
"Roger Goodell" visits Quick Slants studio
"Roger Goodell" visits our CSN studio to talk with Tom E. Curran.
Report: Pats' Brian Daboll to interview for Alabama OC job
Daboll has some familiarity with Alabama’s program, as he served as a graduate assistant under Nick Saban at Michigan State from 1998 to 1999. 
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Giants release Victor Cruz
The move ends the UMass product’s tenure with the team after seven seasons, two of which were wiped out by injury. 
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Report: Patriots filed 'Blitz for Six' trademark after fifth Super Bowl win
It wasn't all that long ago that the Patriots hoped for "One More." Now they're focused on a "Blitz for Six" Lombardi trophies.
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Brady to MMQB one week after Super Bowl: 'I have zero pain'
Tom Brady was sacked five times and hit three more in the career-high 99 snaps he took against the Falcons in Super Bowl LI.
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New England Patriots defensive coordinator Matt Patricia wears an anti-Roger Goodell t-shirt as he gets off the plane from Houston.
La Canfora: Could Roger Goodell-clown shirt Matt Patricia wore hurt his career?
Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports talks with Toucher and Rich about Patriots defensive coordinator Matt Patricia wearing a Roger Goodell as a clown t-shirt, and whether this could hurt his career.
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WATCH - Jason La Canfora: "Patriots real contention is with top NFL lawyer Jeff Pash"
Jason La Canfora of CBSSports.com talks with Toucher and Rich about the rumblings that the NFL league office is displeased with the way the Patriots have handled winning the Super Bowl.
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Jones eyes fresh start after 'one of the most challenging times in my life'
Cyrus Jones had a rookie season filled with 'pain, disappointment, embarrassment and overall dissatisfaction.' But he's already moving on to Year 2. 
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New England Patriots defensive coordinator Matt Patricia wears an anti-Roger Goodell t-shirt as he gets off the plane from Houston.
Could Goodell-clown shirt Matt Patricia wore hurt career?
Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports talks with Toucher and Rich about Patriots defensive coordinator Matt Patricia wearing a Roger Goodell as a clown t-shirt, and whether this could hurt his career.
Patriots real contention is with top NFL lawyer Jeff Pash
Jason La Canfora of CBSSports.com talks with Toucher and Rich about the rumblings that the NFL league office is displeased with the way the Patriots have handled winning the Super Bowl.
Kraft on players skipping White House visit: We're all free to do what we want
Robert Kraft says 'a dozen' players skip each Patriots' White House visit, but 'this is first time it's gotten any media attention'.
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Mystery solved
Tom Brady commemorates the one-week anniversary of the Patriots' Super Bowl win with a Facebook post . . . and here's what cryptic #ROS means.
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Can anybody in the AFC challenge the Patriots in 2017?
Mike Giardi and Tom Curran discuss if any team in the AFC will be able to step up and challenge the New England Patriots during the 2017 season.
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Tom Brady (left) and Joe Montana.
Mike Felger to Joe Montana: 'The debate is over, Brady is better'
Joe Montana still isn't ready to call Tom Brady the GOAT. Felger wants him to show "show some class" like the Pats quarterback would
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Felger to Joe Montana: “Show some class”
Mike Felger criticizes Joe Montana for not saying Tom Brady is the greatest quarterback in NFL history.
Can anybody in the AFC challenge the Patriots in 2017?
Mike Giardi and Tom Curran discuss if any team in the AFC will be able to step up and challenge the Patriots during the 2017 season.
Jets' Brandon Marshall: Brady not the best player ever
Tom Brady the best NFL player ever? Jets receiver Brandon Marshall wouldn't go that far.  
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Patriots' Michael Floyd: 'Random people just say the most crazy things'
In an ESPN Radio interview, Michael Floyd again addressed the backlash from some fans after he signed with the Patriots following his DUI arrest and wound up a Super Bowl champion.
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Report: Patriots trademark phrase 'Blitz for Six' looking toward next season
The Patriots successful "Drive For Five" has become the "Blitz For Six." ESPN reports they've filed to trademark the phrase.
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Screenshot of James White crossing the goal line with ball from New England Patriots' Super Bowl 51 victory over the Falcons.
Did officials miss a Brady fumble? Did White really get in?
NFL VP of officiating Dean Blandino narrates a video review of a few calls from Super Bowl 51 with a few interesting observations.
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New England Patriots running back James White drops the puck as he teammates watch before the Boston Bruins game against the Vancouver Canucks.
Bruins honor Super Bowl champion Patriots before game
Fourteen members of the Super Bowl champion Patriots were honored on the ice before the Bruins game against the Vancouver Canucks on Saturday at TD Garden. 
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New England Patriots defensive coordinator Matt Patricia wears an anti-Roger Goodell t-shirt as he gets off the plane from Houston.
Getting Goodell's goat
The Pats reportedly irk the NFL with their post-Super Bowl shots at Roger Goodell, such as Robert Kraft's comments and Matt Patricia's shirt.
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Top 10 moments of the Patriots' season
How do you boil all the great moments of another Super Bowl-championship season to a Top 10? Mike Giardi takes his best shot at it.
Six Patriots players will decline a White House invite
Rob "Hardy" Poole and Lou Merloni try to figure out if Patriots players will regret not going to the White House.
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Six Patriots players will decline a White House invite
Rob "Hardy" Poole and Lou Merloni try to figure out if Patriots players will regret not going to the White House.
Could the Roger Goodell clown shirt affect Matt Patricia's future?
Rob "Hardy" Poole and Lou Merloni discuss the possible consequences of Patricia's clown shirt of Roger Goodell.
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Could the Goodell clown shirt affect Matt Patricia's future?
Rob "Hardy" Poole and Lou Merloni discuss the possible consequences of Patricia's clown shirt of Roger Goodell.
Robert Kraft joins President Trump for dinner
Patriots owner Robert Kraft joined President Donald Trump and the Japanese Prime Minister for dinner.
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Back to back Super Bowls for the Patriots?
Tom E. Curran and Mike Giardi discuss the possibility of the Patriots ending up at Super Bowl LII
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Back to back Super Bowls for the Patriots?
Tom E. Curran and Mke Giardi discuss the possibility of the Patriots ending up at Super Bowl LII
Top 10 moments of the Patriots' season
How do you boil all the great moments of another Super Bowl-championship season to a Top 10? Mike Giardi takes his best shot at it.
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New England Patriots defensive end Chris Long.
Chris Long: ‘I just played on the toughest team of all time’
Chris Long recalls the highs and lows of the Patriots' Super Bowl comeback on the “Pardon My Take” podcast.  
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If it’s a walkoff win in the Super Bowl, it’s gotta be the Patriots
The Patriots made plenty of history with their Super Bowl comeback, including a repeat performance as the only franchise to get a walkoff score to win it.   
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Bennett on Twitter: 'They still sleeping on me'
Martellus Bennett can be particularly blunt when it comes to certain topics, but he got cryptic on Twitter. 
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Brady calls Edelman's catch a miracle in Instagram post
Tom Brady called Julian Edelman's circus catch in Super Bowl LI "one of the greatest" immediately after the fact.
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Belichick takes some time off to compete at Pebble Beach Pro-Am
Bill Belichick asked questions about golf and Ricky Barnes asked questions about football as the two kicked off the Pebble Beach Pro-Am on Thursday. 
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New England Patriots Super Bowl report card
Super Bowl Report Card: Pats ace final test
In the end, the Patriots were in condition to write a gold-star ending to yet another gold-star season.
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New England Patriots Super Bowl report card
Perry's Super Bowl Report Card: Pats ace final test
In the end, the Patriots were in condition to write a gold-star ending to yet another gold-star season.
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Breer: Smart move is to tag Martellus Bennett
Albert Breer of MMQB.com discusses what the Patriots should do with their free-agent-to-be tight end
Breer: 'Logan Ryan, I think, is absolutely gone'
Albert Breer says he doesn't think the Patriots can pay both Malcolm Butler and Logan Ryan
Breer: Players skipping White House visit might be 'a trend across sports'
Albert Breer joins Sports Tonight to discuss the growing list of New England Patriots that plan on skipping the White House visit
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Breer: Skipping White House might be 'trend across sports'
Albert Breer joins Sports Tonight to discuss the growing list of Patriots that plan on skipping the White House visit, and how they could impact the Patriots locker room.
'Looking forward to what's coming my way'
Dont'a Hightower tells ESPN 'I love what I have in New England,' but he's made it clear he's committed to what's best for himself and his family.
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Top Stories of the Week; NFL Sr. VP Peter O'Reilly on Super Bowl planning
Check out the "15 Stories to Watch" this week in the sports and business world, plus a podcast with NFL Sr. VP Peter O'Reilly on the process of planning a Super Bowl.
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New England Patriots defensive end Chris Long.
Long, Blount don't plan on attending White House, either
The number of Pats turning down a White House ceremony with President Trump is at five, as Chris Long and LeGarrette Blount say they won't go.
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Curran: Super Bowl comeback was more probable than not
Win probability is a fun tool, a guide, a measuring stick. But the Patriots have taken a flamethrower to win-probability charts since 2012.
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Better comeback: 2004 Red Sox or 2016 Patriots?
Steve Buckley, Lou Merloni, and Gary Tanguay debate on which Boston sports comeback was better.
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Ordway: If Dont'a Hightower gets top dollar, he’s gone
The New England Tailgate guys discuss whether or not Dont'a Hightower will remain with the New England Patriots or go to a team willing to pay him more once free agency hits.
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Take Your Pick: How many more Super Bowl rings for Brady?
Buckley, Merloni, and Tanguay share how many more Super Bowl championships Patriots QB Tom Brady will have before he retires from the NFL.
Curran: Garoppolo will have to adopt leadership if traded
Tom Curran and Mike Giardi have 'Five Questions' regarding the Patriots plans with backup QB Jimmy Garoppolo and if they will trade him, and for how much.
Ordway: If Hightower gets top dollar, he’s gone
The New England Tailgate guys discuss whether or not LB Dont'a Hightower will remain with the Patriots or go to a team willing to pay him more once free agency hits.
Hightower: 'I'd like to think' Jones, Collins trades a good sign Patriots want me
Dont'a Hightower was one of several Patriots who was a guest on ESPN Wednesday. On "NFL Insiders" he explained that he's waiting to see what his future will look like as an impending free agent.
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New England Patriots Tom Brady (left), Julian Edelman (top) and Danny Amendola get their shots in both subtle and otherwise at Roger Goodell.
For Patriots, winning well is the best revenge
The Patriots insisted they weren't focused on Roger Goodell and Deflategate. But now they can't resist taking their shots. As well they should.   
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White: I actually don't know what I did with ball from game-winning score
There may be another valuable piece of memorabilia floating around out there as well, it seems.
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Deion Sanders says Colts stole signals; Tony Dungy says it was legal
You want to put an asterisk with every Patriots mention in the history books because of Spygate? What about the Colts, says Deion Sanders?
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Meriweather on players being thrown bags of weed at parade
Brandon Meriweather talks with Toucher and Rich about Patriots players at Tuesday's parade apparently being thrown bags of marijuana.
Meriweather: "I know Eli Manning looks dopey, but he's not"
Brandon Meriweather talks with Toucher and Rich about the comparison of Tom Brady and Eli Manning, and which QB you woul trust to win you the Super Bowl in overtime.
Tom Brady sends text to Isaiah Thomas: 'It's your turn next'
The Patriots celebrated their Super Bowl LI victory on Tuesday. But when will the city of Boston get to celebrate another championship?
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Breer: Makes sense for Patriots to use franchise tag on Bennett
Albert Breer joins Early Edition to discuss how much different he thinks the New England Patriots will look next season.
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Are Patriots the greatest modern dynasty in sports?
Our Arbella Early Edition crew debate how the New England Patriots stack up against some of the other modern dynasties in sports.
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Albert Breer: There will be ‘robust’ market for Jimmy Garoppolo
Albert Breer discusses the bidding war the New England Patriots could possibly have for Jimmy Garoppolo and what he thinks they could get in return.
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Breer: There will be ‘robust’ market for Jimmy Garoppolo
Albert Breer discusses the bidding war the Patriots could possibly have for Jimmy Garoppolo and what he thinks they could get in return.
Giardi: What’s the first order of business for next season?
Tom Curran and Mike Giardi discuss what the Patriots need to do in the offseason, who their top priorities are to re-sign, and the victory parade.
Breer: Makes sense for Pats to use franchise tag on Bennett
Albert Breer joins Early Edition to discuss how much different he thinks the New England Patriots will look next season.
Best of Patriots Super Bowl victory parade
Watch the best parts of Patriots players celebrating their Super Bowl victory as they parade through the streets of Boston.
Are Patriots the greatest modern dynasty in sports?
Our Arbella Early Edition crew debate how the Patriots stack up against some of the other modern dynasties in sports.
Bennett: 'I felt like we were kings for a couple hours'
Hear from Patriots players as they celebrate their 5th Super Bowl victory parade.
Gronk parties hard for fans at Patriots victory parade
Patriots TE Rob Gronkowski promised Patriots fans he'd bring the party at the parade, and we think he did.
Best Roger Goodell signs from Patriots' Super Bowl parade
There was no man more popular at Tuesday's Patriots parade in Boston than Tom Brady. Actually, there might have been.
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Best non-Goodell signs at Patriots' Super Bowl parade
Roger Goodell took a beating from Patriots fans who had access to poster board and markers Tuesday, yet some thought outside the box.
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Best non-Goodell signs at Patriots' Super Bowl parade
Roger Goodell took a beating from Patriots fans who had access to poster board and markers Tuesday, yet some thought outside the box.
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Best Roger Goodell signs from Patriots Super Bowl parade
There was no man more popular at Tuesday's Patriots parade in Boston than Tom Brady. Actually, there might have been. 
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Scenes from the Patriots parade
Yes, that's a shirtless Rob Gronkowski. Yes, it's a WWE trophy. Yes, that's beer. That can only mean it's another Patriots Super Bowl parade.
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Gronkowski: 'When we get six, your boy right here is going to be part of six'
Rob Gronkowski, flying high on emotion and whatever fluids he was ingesting during the Tuesday's parade, vowed to be available to the Patriots the next time they make the Super Bowl.
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Brady won't give Super Bowl MVP truck to James White, because there's no MVP truck
Turns out James White won't be getting that truck from Tom Brady after all.  
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Scenes from the Patriots parade
The rain and snow did nothing to temper the joy, of both the players and the fans, at the Patriots' raucous championship parade through the streets of Boston.
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Brady at Patriots Parade; 'We want 6!!' chant
Tom Brady speaks at City Hall Plaza at the end of the Patriots Parade. The crowd starts a "We want 6!" chant
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Discussing the future of Rob Gronkowski and Dont'a Hightower
In the season finale of "The Ex-Pats Podcast," Jerod Mayo and Mike Giardi dissect Super Bowl LI, and how Atlanta played into New England’s hands in the second half.
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David Price tweets: 'I stole Tom Brady's Super Bowl jersey'
David Price has solved the mystery of Tom Brady's stolen jersey. He jokingly (we think) tweets that he took it.
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Singing in the rain
The streets were filled for the Patriots' fifth championship parade, with Tom Brady (and the Lombardi Trophy) getting the biggest cheers of all.
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Brady at Patriots Parade; "We want 6!!" chant
Tom Brady speaks at City Hall Plaza at the end of the Patriots Parade. The crowd starts a "We want 6!" chant
New England Patriots' Chris Long wears a Julian Edelman mask.
Chris Long wears Julian Edelman mask before parade
A Julian Edelman mask has made its way to the Patriots championship parade, worn by Edelman's teammate Chris Long.
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New England Patriots QB Tom Brady tries to tackle the Atlanta Falcons Robert Alford on Alford's interception return for a TD in Super Bowl LI.
Brady mocks his Super Bowl pick 6 tackle attempt on Facebook
Tom Brady can look back at it now and laugh. He didn't win the Super Bowl MVP for this tackle attempt, which he goofs on in a Facebook post.
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Esiason's Super Bowl jersey was also stolen; fan asked him to autograph it
Boomer Esiason talks with Toucher and Rich about Tom Brady's jersey being stolen after the Super Bowl, and reveals that his jersey was stolen following Super Bowl XXIII.
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Boomer Esiason's Super Bowl jersey was also stolen
Boomer Esiason talks with Toucher and Rich about Tom Brady's jersey being stolen after the Super Bowl, and reveals that his jersey was stolen following Super Bowl XXIII.
Esiason: No team will be able to replicate Patriots
Boomer Esiason talks about the Patriots roster management, cap situation, and having the best quarterback and coach of all-time being a situation no other team will be able to replicate.
Hightower's strip-sack changed everything for the Patriots in Super Bowl LI
Dont'a Hightower's strip-sack completely changed the momentum of Super Bowl LI and helped the Patriots capture their fifth Lombardi Trophy.
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