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Thursday September 18, 2014

Contributors: Sports - In The Huddle

  • Thursday Oct 31, 2013 | 3:11 pm

    Thursday Patriots Treats

    Happy Halloween. Here’s some tidbits for you to chew on between bites of Halloween candy: Kicker Stephen Gostkowski was named AFC Special Teams Player of the Month – to the surprise of no one who watched him in October. He was a perfect 9-for-9 in field goal attempts in October, including a career-high 54-yarder in the 30-27 win over New Orleans. He leads the NFL with 20 field goals this year, […]

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  • Wednesday Oct 30, 2013 | 8:19 pm

    Some Wednesday tidbits from the Patriots

    Andre Carter couldn’t contain his happiness when he talked about Isaac Sopoaga, the newly-acquired defensive tackle of the New England Patriots. "My old teammate,” he said, with a smile when asked about Sopoaga. " I’ve known him since he was a rookie. He came in 2004 in my 49 days. It was a great move and I’m glad to see him. Don’t know what we plan to do with him […]

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  • Tuesday Oct 29, 2013 | 7:54 pm

    Pats make trade for DL

    Ever since Vince Wilfork went down with a season-ending injury against the Atlanta Falcons, the Patriots have been susceptible against the run. In the four games since Wilfork went out, the Patriots have given up 162 yards to the Bengals (loss), 131 to the Saints (win), 177 to the Jets (loss) and 156 to the Dolphins (win). Right before Tuesday’s trading deadline, Bill  Belichick and Co., took a step toward […]

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  • Tuesday Oct 29, 2013 | 2:27 pm

    Patriots vs. Steelers, the build-up begins

    If there were any takeaways from the conference calls with Bill Belichick and his two coordinators, Josh McDaniels and Matt Patricia, on Tuesday, it’s that the New England Patriots have great respect for their next opponent, the Pittsburgh Steelers, despite Pittsburgh’s 2-5 start. The teams play Sunday at Gillette Stadium at 4:25 p.m. on CBS. New England is atop the AFC East with a 6-2 mark. Pittsburgh is last in the […]

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  • Sunday Oct 27, 2013 | 7:37 pm

    A little of this, a little of that, from Patriots win

    The Patriots were able to come back and beat the Miami Dolphins 27-17 Sunday for many reasons, They shut out Miami, 24-0, in the second half because the defense throttled the Dolphins. But New England also got 111 rushing yards in the second half to help offset a so-so passing game from Tom Brady. Stevan Ridley provided the spark with 56 of his 79 rushing yards in the second half […]

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  • Sunday Oct 27, 2013 | 2:34 pm

    Patrs-Dolphins: First half thoughts

    Everyone in the press box is scratching their heads, trying to remember a first half as bad as the Patriots played in falling behind the Miami Dolphins 17-3. How bad? Tom Brady: 6-for-8 passing for 25 yards, a sack, an interception and a QB rating of 38.0. Ryan Tannehill: 11-for-18 passing for 72 yards, 0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 2 TDs and a QB rating of 106.7. The Dolphins rushed for 103 […]

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  • Sunday Oct 27, 2013 | 11:46 am

    Amendola playing vs. Dolphins but no Talib

    FOXBOROUGH — Wide receiver Danny Amendola is active for today’s New England Patriots game against the Miami Dolphins. That means Tom Brady will have his full complement of receivers for the first time this year, in New England’s eighth game, as Rob Gronkowski is also active. Amendola has been in-and-out of the Patriots lineup this year with injuries. He missed last week’s game with a concussion. However, cornerback Aqib Talib […]

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  • Friday Oct 25, 2013 | 5:06 pm

    Pats’ Final Injury Report for Dolphins

    Rest easy Pats fans. Tom Brady, back on the New England Patriots Injury Report for his right shoulder, was listed Friday as "Probable” to play Sunday against the Miami Dolphins. That means Brady will play and start against Miami. Brady appeared on the Injury Report for the first time this season on Thursday. For those wondering, this is how the NFL breaks down its players on the Injury Report: Out […]

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  • Thursday Oct 24, 2013 | 5:24 pm

    Pats Mankins: OLine needs to play better

    In his ninth season starting at left guard for the New England Patriots, Logan Mankins has developed a reputation as one of the toughest players in the NFL. He’s also one of the most honest and direct. Earlier this week, he spoke to reporters about some of the problems the Patriots have had on offense this year and said that the offensive line has got to be better. "There’s times […]

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