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Contributors: Sports - In The Huddle

  • Monday Jun 30, 2014 | 11:33 am

    Tickets, training camp and more

    Yes, it is still summer. Early summer. And lately the weather has been incredibly good. But I know some of you are already thinking about the Fall. It’s in your blood. You can’t wait for the Patriots, and the NFL, to return. So this one’s for you. Individual game tickets for the 2014 season will go on sale July 15 at 10 a.m. through Ticketmaster. I know some of you […]

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  • Saturday May 10, 2014 | 2:53 pm

    Patriots go offensive in fourth round

    The Patriots added some much-needed youth and depth to a couple of offensive positions in the fourth round of the NFL draft Saturday. They selected offensive linemen Bryan Stork, of Florida State, and Cameron Fleming, of Stanford, and running back James White, of Wisconsin, with their three fourth-round picks. Stork and Fleming are huge, and look to add to the competitiveness of the offensive line, which struggled at times last […]

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  • Friday May 09, 2014 | 11:21 pm

    Garoppolo willing to wait for his turn

    Jimmy Garoppolo may not have expected to be drafted by the Patriots. Now that he has, he’s ready to learn how to take his game to the next level. Speaking to the New England media in a conference call late Friday after he was selected – surprisingly – in the second round, Garoppolo said he "couldn’t have pictured it any better.” The former Eastern Illinois quarterback said he is more […]

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  • Friday May 09, 2014 | 9:48 pm

    Another surprise pick for Patriots in second round

    Well that was interesting. When looking at the Patriots’ biggests needs coming into the NFL draft, back-up quarterback wasn’t at the top of the list. With everyone expecting New England to improve its offensive line, tight end position or even the linebackers. the Patriots took quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo of Eastern Illinois with the 62nd pick, 30th in the second round. The selection was met with mixed reviews by just about […]

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  • Thursday May 08, 2014 | 11:57 pm

    Patriots draft defensive lineman at 29

    The headlines are always elsewhere when it comes to the NFL draft and the Patriots. While the nation watched breathlessly as Johnny Football kept sliding and sliding down the first round – all the way to 22 and the Cleveland Browns – the Patriots simply did what they always do: confound nearly everyone. The Patriots didn’t trade up, didn’t trade down as many expected. Instead, they used the 29th selection […]

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  • Wednesday Dec 18, 2013 | 9:19 pm

    Christmas, NSA, Tom Petty and Position Changes

    Sometimes you travel to Foxborough to check out the New England Patriots and you come back with a nearly-blank notebook and a dazed look. Other days, like Tuesday, you have so much good stuff you could fill a couple of blogs. Like this week. I’ll be blogging off Tuesday’s interviews and press conferences all week! They covered a lot of topics and including a lot of laughs. So let’s get […]

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  • Friday Dec 13, 2013 | 2:38 pm

    Patriots-Dolphins tidbits

    Before we get into some other stuff, here’s something to consider: The Patriots have the chance to clinch the AFC East title Sunday with a win or tie against the Dolphins in Miami. That would be their fifth consecutive AFC East title and 11th in 12 years. And consider this: in the 12 seasons that Tom Brady has been the team’s starting quarterback, the Patriots have won those 11 division titles. […]

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  • Tuesday Dec 10, 2013 | 5:20 pm

    Patriots moving on to Dolphins

    The Patriots lost tight end Rob Gronkowski for the season when he suffered a knee injury in Sunday’s 27-26 win over Cleveland, but they can’t afford to waste any time thinking about it. They play the Miami Dolphins Sunday with a chance to clinch the AFC East championships for the fifth consecutive year, 10th time in 11 years. Speaking to the media Tuesday, offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels said the team is […]

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  • Monday Dec 09, 2013 | 7:32 pm

    Gronkowski officially done for season

    The New England Patriots placed tight end Rob Gronkowski on the Injured Reserve Monday, ending his season after he took a hellacious hit to his right knee in Sunday’s27-26  win over Cleveland. Anyone who saw the play in which Browns defensive back T.J. Ward tackled Gronkowski with a low hit knew this move was coming. Gronkowski had just caught a pass in the left seam and planted his right foot […]

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