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2013-2014 New England Patriots Position Preview: Tight Ends

The new NFL season is rapidly approaching, and the Patriots seem to be dropping like flies. In fact, the offense especially is losing its most potent targets for Tom Brady; good thing he can make anyone look good. If there was ever a time for another AFC East team to take over dominance, it’s now. […]

With Aaron Hernandez Gone, Fantasy Owners Should Hope Jake Ballard Can Ball

After Aaron Hernandez was released by the Patriots on Wednesday, Jake Ballard, who now projects to start at tight end for the Patriots, tweeted for the first time in almost a week: “Do you like a little kick in your coke Do you like it goin’ up in smoke Do you like it on a […]

More Surgery Scheduled for Gronk

The New England Patriots started their OTA’s recently, but a big presence was missing for these practices. Rob Gronkowski, who recently had a fourth forearm surgery on May 21, was handed some more bad news recently, which has Patriots fans worried. Gronk will have to undergo another surgery in mid to late June, only this […]

Patriots 2012 Tight Ends Preview: Will Gronk & Hernandez Continue to Dominate?

Last year, the tight end position separated the Patriots from the rest of the pack, as Rob Gronkowski and Aaron Hernandez put up tremendous offensive numbers, and with the promise of another successful season around the corner, there’s little reason to expect anything but a repeat performance. Read:¬†Other 2012 Patriots Previews However, with just about […]

New England Patriots Report Card: AFC Championship

The Baltimore Ravens shut down the New England Patriots’ receivers in Sunday’s AFC Championship, rattled Tom Brady and held the Patriots to their fewest points since October. And they still didn’t win. The Patriots beat the Ravens, 23-20, advancing to their fifth Super Bowl of the new millennium when Ravens place-kicker Billy Cundiff badly missed […]