Posts Tagged ‘New England Patriots’

Who will be the best AFC East QB in Week 1?

Who will be the best AFC East QB in Week 1?

Michael Vick’s thumb injury shouldn’t worry Eagles

When Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Michael Vick jogged off the field in Thursday’s preseason game against the Pittsburgh Steelers, shaking his hand after hitting it on teammate Jason Kelce‘s helmet, a collective groan echoed from Eagles Nation.

NFL.com and NFL Network’s Kimberly Jones later reported that X-rays taken on Vick’s thumb were negative.  The question this week on radio shows and in the blogosphere will be if Vick should sit out next Monday’s matchup with the New England Patriots and how much he should play the rest of the preseason.

Three and out: Green-Ellis to share work

BenJarvus Green-Ellis is expected to split carries with Bernard Scott in Cincinnati. Find out how this affects his fantasy value.

Robert Kraft would like to see Wes Welker a Patriot for life

New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft told NFL Network on Tuesday he would like Wes Welker “to be a Patriot for life.”

Nine really random things and whatever else is going on around the NFL…

In the newspaper world, the football coverage for Sunday’s paper is in the form of a notes package. In the internet world, we can do notes, too. I’ve been trying to come up with some kinda feature for Sunday on the blog, and I may tweak this going forward.

Jabar Gaffney, Patriots agree to two-year deal

Former Redskins WR Jabar Gaffney has agreed to a two-year deal with the Patriots, a league source said Wednesday.

McGinest ‘shocked’ at Seau’s death

NFL Network analyst and former Patriots and Browns LB Willie McGinest said he was caught off-guard by the passing of legendary LB Junior Seau on Wednesday.

Patriots draft pick Tavon Wilson has good genes

Patriots second-round NFL draft pick Tavon Wilson has good genes. Wilson’s great-great grandmother Edith Williams is 112 years old and lives in Washington D.C.

Patriots interested in trading up to Seahawks’ No. 12 pick

The New England Patriots have inquired with the Seattle Seahawks what it would take to get to No. 12 overall pick in the 2012 NFL Draft, sources with direct knowledge of the situation said Thursday.

The Patriots have the No. 27 and No. 31 overall picks in the first round.

Willie McGinest to Wes Welker: Stop being a diva

Ex-Patriots normally don’t take too kindly to behavior that potentially detracts from team goals (see: Tedy Bruschi and Chad Ochocinco, 2011). So you can imagine what NFL Network analyst Willie McGinest thinks of Patriots WR Wes Welker‘s statement Tuesday that he’s “probably not” going to attend the team’s mandatory June 12-14 minicamp unless he receives a long-term contract.

Final picks made in On the Beat mock draft

The final eight picks are in for the “On the Beat” mock draft, where the experts who cover teams make the picks for their respective teams.

Patriots, Browns opposites in drafting All-Pro athletes

Over the last 10 seasons, Bill Belichick‘s New England Patriots have drafted 15 players who have been named to the Associated Press All-Pro team, the very best in the NFL according to a breakdown by The Plain Dealer. Last place with only two All-Pros, the team that fired Belichick in 1995, the Cleveland Browns.

Brandon Weeden could factor into trade by Patriots

Beyond the projected top two picks in the 2012 NFL DraftAndrew Luck and Robert Griffin III — and the exploding draft stock of Ryan Tannehill resides the next projected quarterback off the board, Brandon Weeden.

Gronk sends a message

Rob Gronkowski sent a message to Vikings DE Jared Allen before defeating him in the “EA Madden ’13 Cover Vote” bracket.

Ochocinco reworks contract with Patriots

Chad Ochocinco has reworked his contract to try to remain with the Patriots, according to a league source.

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