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Report: Dolphins hire Steve Gregory as coaching assistant

The Dolphins have hired Steve Gregory as a coaching assistant, Field Yates of ESPN reports. Gregory most recently coached the Lions’ secondary in 2020. He reunites with Dolphins head coach Brian Flores after playing for Flores in New England. Gregory, 38, played eight NFL seasons, six with the Chargers and two with the Patriots. His [more]

Tom Brady rookie card sells for record $1.32 million in online auction

Tom Brady continues to set records even in the offseason. The quarterback’s rookie card sold for a record $1.32 million on Thursday through an online auction house, Tom VanHaaren of ESPN reports. The 2000 Playoff Contenders Championship Ticket card was autographed and graded an eight with a 10 grading on the signature by PWCC Marketplace, [more]

N’Keal Harry not feeling pressure heading into his third season

Patriots wide receiver N'Keal Harry‘s first two seasons have not gone as hoped, but he isn’t putting extra pressure on himself heading into his third season. Harry was a first-round pick in 2019, but has played just 21 games over his first two seasons. He’s caught 45 passes for 414 yards and two touchdowns, which [more]

Joe Montana says Tom Brady is clearly the greatest quarterback of all time

Last year, Tom Brady wouldn’t say that he’s better than Joe Montana was. Brady doesn’t need to; Montana has done it for him. “I think Tom has, you know, taken his place on the top up there a long time ago,” Montana said Wednesday on ESPN. “So he’s had a tremendous career, is fun to [more]

Ravens to propose revolutionary “spot and choose” overtime procedure

The overtime rules are poised for a potential shakeup far more intriguing than a simple reversion to true sudden death. Per multiple sources with knowledge of the situation, the Ravens will be proposing a pair of overtime procedures premised on the concept of “spot and choose.” It works like this: One team picks the spot [more]

Kellen Winslow II sentenced to 14 years in prison for sex crimes

Former NFL tight end Kellen Winslow II was officially sentenced to 14 years in prison on Wednesday after accepting a plea agreement on sex crimes against five women. According to Julie Watson of the Associated Press, the 14 years is the maximum possible sentence for Winslow under the terms of the plea agreement. Winslow was [more]

Terry Bradshaw confirms “Thomas Brady” fake name story

The story hid in plain sight for 38 years, the last half of which consisted of Tom Brady being a star NFL quarterback. Only today, the anniversary of Terry Bradshaw’s 1983 supposedly minor (but ultimately career ending) elbow surgery, did the nugget emerge that Bradshaw used an assumed name when he entered the hospital in [more]

38 years ago today, a quarterback named “Thomas Brady” had elbow surgery

You learn something new every day. Even if it sometimes takes 38 years, to the day. As noted by the @QuirkyResearch account on Twitter, on March 3, 1983, Steelers quarterback Terry Bradshaw underwent “minor” elbow surgery in his home town of Shreveport, Louisiana to address “muscle tears in the elbow of his throwing arm.” To [more]

“What more do you have to prove?” Gisele asked Tom Brady after Super Bowl win

Four years ago, when Tom Brady won his fifth Super Bowl after erasing a 28-3 deficit against the Falcons to cap a season that began with a four-game #Deflategate suspension, Brady’s spouse suggested that it would be the perfect time to walk away. He didn’t. Appearing on The Late Late Show with James Corden, Brady [more]

Patriots manage to keep emails in Bret Bielema legal fight secret, for now

The fight between Arkansas and former head coach Bret Bielema continues to ensnare the Patriots. Recently, however, the Patriots scored a win in court — albeit possibly temporary. Via Ben Volin of the Boston Globe, a judge ruled Tuesday that emails between coach Bill Belichick and owner Robert Kraft will remain private. The Patriots had [more]

Top 100 free agents 2021: Dak Prescott again tops the list

The following are PFT’s top 100 free agents for the start of the 2021 league year. The rankings include prospective unrestricted free agents, as well as released players. The list will be updated as events warrant, with signings, tags and re-signings denoted when announced and/or reported. 1. Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott 2. Bears receiver Allen [more]

Tom Brady is still motivated by his pre-draft scouting report

Earlier today, we pointed out that ESPN’s Dean of Draftniks had Tom Brady as a fifth-round pick and the No. 10 overall quarterback in the 2000 draft. Mel Kiper wasn’t alone, and Brady still derives motivation from the assessment of his skills as he made the leap from Michigan to the NFL. In response to [more]

Mel Kiper sees some Tom Brady in Mac Jones

The 2021 quarterback class is coming into focus. Only one of them has drawn a comparison to the quarterback who started 2021 with his seventh Super Bowl win. Via Mike Reiss of ESPN.com, Dean of Draftniks Mel Kiper compares Alabama quarterback Mac Jones to Tom Brady. Sort of. “I hate to say, but he kind [more]

Report: Julian Edelman wants to play, unsure knee will be well enough

The Patriots are expected to have linebacker Donta’ Hightower, safety Patrick Chung, and tackle Marcus Cannon back after they opted out of playing in 2020, but it’s less clear how things will play out with wide receiver Julian Edelman. Edelman didn’t opt out last year, but he was limited to six games due to a [more]

Dont’a Hightower, Patrick Chung, Marcus Cannon returning to Patriots in 2021

Tom Brady was not the only player whose departure from New England precipitated the Patriots’ first losing season in two decades. The Patriots also had more players opt out of the 2020 season than any other team in the league. The good news is, that means the Patriots are getting some key players back. Patriots [more]

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