Posts Tagged ‘Bill Belichick’

Ex-Patriot Harrison has Bruschi’s back on Ocho

The way things are unfolding, it seems as if former Patriots of the world are uniting against the evil, destructive force that is Chad Ochocinco.

Evans: Calm down, trust Belichick’s plan for Ocho

Anybody out there believe Tedy Bruschi’s harsh criticism of Chad Ochocinco was a bit much?

First and 10: A tale of two quarterbacks

When this season started, Falcons signal caller Matt Ryan was one of the NFL’s glamour boys, while Redskins QB Rex Grossman was mostly the butt of jokes. How quickly things can change. Tune into NFL Network’s “Around the League” Wednesday at 5:15 p.m. ET to hear from Grossman live, then catch Ryan on “NFL Total Access” tonight at 7 p.m. ET.

First and 10: Philly’s $100M man

Eagles coach Andy Reid and star quarterback Michael Vick will meet the press today to discuss Vick’s new six-year, $100 million contract, and what it means for the rest of Philadelphia’s “Dream Team.”

First and 10: Debating Newton’s appearance

Panthers owner Jerry Richardson asked quarterback Cam Newton not to get any tattoos or piercings while he is a Carolina Panther. Should teams be able to restrict players from getting tattoos or piercings? We asked our experts in the latest Instant Debate, and their answers will appear on NFL.com later today.

First and 10: Keeping tabs on Tennessee

Today’s Chris Johnson-Mike Reinfeldt summit has Titans fans and fantasy football players everywhere on the edge of their seats. The Pro Bowl running back will be in Nashville on Tuesday to meet with the Titans GM to talk about a new contract, one that could get him to end his holdout and get back on the field. Stay tuned to NFL.com and NFL Network throughout the day, as NFL Network reporter Albert Breer will be reporting live from Nashville.

Heath Evans loved … wanted in New England?

A very candid moment occurred on air Thursday night between Patriots owner Robert Kraft and NFL Network guest analyst Heath Evans prior to the New England-Jacksonville exhibition.

Everyone wins in Haynesworth trade

The Redskins did the right thing in dealing away Albert Haynesworth — this was addition by subtraction. The Patriots did the right thing — buying low on a uniquely skilled player (the Patriot way).

First and 10: Old-school unis and Cooley’s clay

Did you see the news Wednesday that the Buffalo Bills are unveiling new uniforms this season? Does it make you pine for the old days when the AFL’s Bills wore that unassuming bison logo on the helmet? Well, we have married the Pick Six feature with a photo essay to give you a visual rundown of some great old-school jerseys. This will get the full home-page treatment later Thursday, but you can catch a sneak peek right here.

A few minutes with … Julian Edelman

Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman took a few minutes during his visit to NFL Network on Monday to discuss his transition to wide receiver, Tom Brady‘s study habits, and the time he “Moss’d” someone.

Three and out: Chargers interested in WR Smith

How would a move to San Diego affect the fantasy value of WR Steve Smith? Find out in today’s Fantasy Three and Out.

Data Points: Panthers quickly plug in draft picks

Yesterday we looked at how the Patriots compared with their AFC brethren at successfully drafting starters. You’ll never guess which NFC team has the best track record in turning draft picks into starters.

This trade was made … just because

It seemed pretty odd at the time, that the Eagles and Patriots swapped pick Nos. 193 and 194 in the fifth round of the 2011 NFL Draft. What made the trade a bit more strange was that it was announced about 30 picks ahead of time, near the end of the fourth round.

Pick Six: Better choices for HBO’s ‘Hard Knocks’

The Buccaneers are reportedly the front runners to be the subject of this year’s “Hard Knocks” on HBO. Not a terrible choice. But we think we can do better.

Patriots could be in the market for a game changer

The Patriots were on the clock on “Path to the Draft” on Monday. New England is in an enviable position in the 2011 NFL Draft, holding six picks in the first three rounds. But what do the Patriots do with those picks?

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