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Patriots sign punter Corey Bojorquez

The Patriots signed punter Corey Bojorquez after he tried out at the team’s rookie minicamp over the weekend, Mike Reiss of ESPN reports. The team had to make a corresponding move to get him on the roster. It’s no secret that Bill Belichick likes left-footed punters, and Bojorquez is one, just like incumbent punter Ryan [more]

Drafting the candidates for offensive rookie of the year

The odds are out for 2018 NFL offensive rookie of the year. Which inspired Monday’s PFT Live draft. Who are the best candidates to win the award this year? Simms lost the toss, and he then proceeded to lose the draft, in dramatic (almost embarrassing) fashion. You can witness the carnage by checking out the [more]

Brian Flores not concerned with his title on Patriots staff

The Patriots didn’t give anyone the defensive coordinator title after Matt Patricia left to become the Lions head coach this offseason and that suits Brian Flores just fine. Flores is still listed as the team’s linebackers coach despite taking on many of the responsibilities associated with the coordinator job this year. It’s similar to what [more]

Tom Brady’s next goal: 1,000 career rushing yards

Patriots quarterback Tom Brady posted a workout video on Instagram, as he often does, but this video was a little different. The video shows Brady running on the beach with a band around his waist, a partner holding the band for resistance, and a football in his hand. Brady says he’s working on his running. [more]

Saquon Barkley the clear favorite for rookie of the year honors

It remains to be seen whether Giants running back Saquon Barkley compiles a career that catapults him to Canton. For now, though, he’s the obvious choice to emerge from his first season with a key honor: Offensive rookie of the year. Bovada has set the odds for the award, installing Barkley as a 3/2 favorite, [more]

Adam Vinatieri now has teammates born after he played his first NFL game

Adam Vinatieri, the Colts’ 45-year-old kicker, has reached a landmark few NFL players have achieved: He now has teammates who were born after he made his NFL debut. Vinatieri played his first NFL game on September 1, 1996, kicking a field goal and an extra point for the Patriots in a loss to the Dolphins. [more]

Patriots sign six of nine draft picks

The Patriots announced they have gotten six of nine draft selections under contract. Fifth-round choice Ja’Whaun Bentley, sixth-round picks Christian Sam and Braxton Berrios and seventh-round selections Danny Etling, Keion Crossen and Ryan Izzo all signed their four-year deals. The team also made official the signings of nine rookie free agents and the release of [more]

Isaiah Wynn among four Patriots linemen who won’t take part in OTAs

We learned this week that Patriots guard Joe Thuney will have foot surgery that will keep him from taking part in organized team activities this offseason and he won’t be the only offensive lineman on the sideline for OTAs. Right tackle Marcus Cannon is dealing with an ankle injury, newly acquired tackle Trent Brown is [more]

Josh McDaniels “very happy” with decision to stay, wants to be head coach again

Patriots offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels was 99 percent of the way to becoming the Colts head coach early this offseason, but he backed away at the last minute and opted to remain in his current job. There was some talk at the time that McDaniels had been convinced to stay by getting more insight into [more]

Report: Patriots cutting Antonio Garcia

The Patriots are parting ways with last year’s third-round pick. According to Field Yates of ESPN, the Patriots are releasing offensive tackle Antonio Garcia with a failed-physical designation. Garcia didn’t play last year because of blood clots in his lungs, spending the season on the non-football injury list. They traded up to take him 85th [more]

Bret Bielema has a role on Patriots’ staff

Bret Bielema was fired as the head coach at Arkansas in November and hasn’t officially taken a job anywhere since then, but unofficially he’s been working with the Patriots, and it appears he is heading toward a permanent role on the staff. Bielema was working with the Patriots in the run-up to the NFL draft, [more]

Third man arrested for burglary of Rob Gronkowski’s house

A third man has been arrested for the burglary of New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski‘s house during Super Bowl week. According to the Associated Press, Shane Denn, 26, was arrested in Maine by the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office. Eric Tyrrell and Anthony Almeida had already been arrested and pleaded not guilty to charges [more]

Patriots cut Jason King

The Patriots announced they have released offensive lineman Jason King. King, 24, signed a futures contract with New England on February 6. He originally entered the NFL as a rookie free agent on May 5, 2017, signing with the Patriots. King went through training camp with the team, but the Patriots released him before the [more]

Bill Belichick throws support behind Matt Patricia

New England coach Bill Belichick released a statement Thursday. He offered his support to Matt Patricia and said the Patriots were unaware of Patricia’s indictment from 1996 on a charge of aggravated sexual assault. The case was dismissed in January 1997, because the alleged victim did “not feel she can face the pressures or stress [more]

Nick Foles has a new namesake in New England

There’s a new goat in New England, and his name is Foles. But you knew that already. Via Bethany Ao, of, the newest reminder of the Eagles Super Bowl win over the Patriots is a baby goat named Foles at Zoo New England. That was a result of a bet with the Philadelphia Zoo, which [more]

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