Posts Tagged ‘Brandon Tate’

Three and out: Marshall improvises success

Bears WR Brandon Marshall revealed his chemistry with Jay Cutler was largely due to improvisation. The same tactics could see him return to the Pro Bowl.

Power of the Pats: Waived players draw 16 claims

When teams had their first chance on Sunday to claim young talent around the league on waivers — the day after 53-man rosters are set, and players with less than four years of pro experience subject to the process — it was no surprise to see Patriots players most in demand. Even so, the raw numbers were still somewhat shocking.

Mind games start on injury report

What coaches Bill Belichick and Jim Caldwell lack in on-screen charisma, they really show their acting chops when submitting a weekly practice report. Of course, the mind games are at a fever pitch when the hottest NFL rivalry of the past 10 years gets renewed on Sunday.

Lombardi: Patriots aren’t giving up on season

Have the Patriots given up on the 2010 season with the trade of Randy Moss?

Welker: ‘I don’t feel the same’

Wes Welker returned from his knee injury sooner than many expected, but it doesn’t mean he is the same receiver who hauled in 346 receptions for the Patriots the last three seasons.

Rams-Patriots observations: First look at Bradford

Although I didn’t use my tickets to Overreaction Theater, acknowledging that it is presesaon, here are some first half observations and quick thoughts from the football game between the Rams and Patriots.

To motivate, Holt can show Pats receivers the finger

To show second-year receivers Julian Edelman and Brandon Tate the passion he’s displayed during his career, all Torry Holt’s got to do is show the young guys his left hand and the funky, deformed middle finger he’s been hauling in touchdowns with.

Brady sees value in veteran WRs Patten, Holt

Patriots QB Tom Brady put a lot of value in the addition of veteran receivers David Patten and Torry Holt.

Patriots downgrade RB Morris to out vs. Colts

The Patriots declared RB Sammy Morris out of Sunday night’s game against the Colts after originally listing him as questionable with a knee injury.

Patriots likely to start Maroney at RB with Morris out

Patriots RB Sammy Morris is out of the International Series game against the Buccaneers because of a knee injury, so Laurence Maroney is expected to start.

LeVoir, Tate available to play for Patriots

The Patriots activated veteran OL Mark LeVoir from the physically unable to perform list and rookie WR Brandon Tate from the non-football injury list, providing depth at key positions entering the International Series game against the Buccaneers.

Patriots place DE Warren on PUP list

Defensive end Ty Warren is among five Patriots players to open training camp on the physically unable to perform list. Also included on the list is LB Shawn Crable, offensive linemen Mark LeVoir and Rich Ohrnberger, and DL Darryl Richard.

The team also placed CB Shawn Springs and WR Brandon Tate on the active non-football injury list.

Nicks puts on 14 pounds since NFL combine

Representatives from 28 NFL teams attended the University of North Carolina Pro Day, including four wide receiver coaches. Jets WRs coach Henry Ellard, who has been making the rounds at these pro days, was of course one of the coaches in attendance.

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