// Richard Seymour

Vince Wilfork Out for Season With Torn Achilles

The Patriots just cannot catch a break this season. On Sunday night against the Atlanta Falcons, New England’s star defensive tackle, Vince Wilfork, suffered a torn Achilles in his right foot and will likely be out for the rest of the season. Despite a 4-0 start, the Patriots season has been plagued by injuries, especially […]

Revisiting the Patriots-Raiders Trade for Richard Seymour

Just over two years ago, the Patriots made a shocking trade with the Oakland Raiders that sent the five-time Pro Bowl defensive lineman Richard Seymour to the Raiders for a first round draft pick. In the past, we had seen a number of great players leave because they wanted to be paid more than the […]

Patriots 2011 Draft Report: The Oakland Raiders Turnaround

When the Patriots traded All-Pro defensive end Richard Seymour to the Oakland Raiders in September 2009, many assumed the Patriots would receive a top 10 2011 NFL Draft choice in return. Since 2002, the Raiders have drafted OUT of the top 10 just once, when Bill Callahan led them to Superbowl 37. In three of […]

The Gerard Warren-Richard Seymour Connection

Recently signed defensive lineman Gerard Warren said the decision to sign with the Patriots came after advice from an unlikely source. Warren inked his deal with the Pats on April 24th, directly after the last round of the NFL Draft. Last season, Warren played on the Oakland Raiders’ defensive line next to former Patriot Richard […]

Patriots Business Plan: No Man is Safe

Being a Patriots fans has it’s positives and negatives. On the good side, there are three championships and annually being a contenders in the National Football League. From top to bottom they are a perfectly run business. The problem? Growing attached to a New England Patriot never ends like you want. The Pats understand that […]

Patriots All-Decade Team: 2000′s

Patriots All Decade Team: QB: Tom Brady Honorable Mention: Drew Bledsoe, Matt Cassel It was the easiest selection on the list. The day Drew Bledsoe was knocked out of a game in 2001, was the day Tom Brady emerged as one of the greatest quarterbacks of all time. He is a three time Super Bowl […]

Seymour Must Report to Raiders in 5 Days

Defensive lineman Richard Seymour now has five days to report to his new team, the Oakland Raiders. Seymour has failed to report to the team since being traded from the Patriots to the Raiders last Sunday. The Patriots received a 2011 first round pick as compensation. Seymour was sent the “five-day letter,” which means he […]

Exploring the Possibilities: 2011 NFL Draft

This past weekend was an eventful for one for the National Football League and the New England Patriots. Not only did 32 teams across the league cut down their rosters to 53, but the NFL saw a big trade. The Patriots traded all-pro defensive end Richard Seymour to the Oakland Raiders in exchange for a […]

Seymour Trade Leaves Big Hole and Questions for the Future

First, it was Mike Vrabel, then Rodney Harrison, then Tedy Bruschi, and now Richard Seymour. All four players were longtime Patriots defensive stalwarts, and now find themselves out of New England. Now a member of the Oakland Raiders, Seymour will be missed by Patriots fans all over. Seymour has been selected to five Pro Bowls, […]

Richard Seymour Traded to Raiders

The Patriots traded long-time defensive end Richard Seymour to the Raiders on Sunday for a 2011 first round draft choice. Seymour, who has been plagued by injuries in recent years, is often seen as one of the staples of the Patriots three Super Bowl championship teams. He reportedly sought a contract extension from the Patriots, […]

With Free Agents, Patriots Don’t Lose Sleep

Vince Wilfork might be ticked with the fact that he hasn’t been given a new contract, but that shouldn’t be a big surprise. Since Bill Belichick has taken over, it has been a fact that the team comes before any sole player. The sum is always greater than its parts. Since the Patriots won their […]

Burgess Will Improve a Stacked Pats Defense

Lost in the mess that was Oakland Raiders football was the play of the newest member of the Patriots, Derrick Burgess. New England spent a large portion of the off-season looking to bolster up their defense. Names such as Julius Peppers, Jason Taylor, and Willie McGinest traveled through Foxboro and ultimately, the Patriots ended up […]

This Week at Patriots Place

The issues surrounding the Patriots as they enter this week’s mandatory mini-camp are more focused on off-the-field happenings. Most notably, the contract situation of nose tackle Vince Wilfork has taken center stage as the defensive line stalwart is entering the final year of his contract and sat out voluntary workouts in protest. Wilfork has shown […]

Patriots Season Grades: Defensive Line

One of the strong points of the Patriots 2008 season, the defense seemed to live and die by how much pressure the front seven – especially the front three – put on the opposing quarterback. Here are the grades for this season’s defensive line: Richard Seymour: B Thoughts: Seymour came back after an injury prone […]

Gametime: Patriots At Colts

The Teams: New England Patriots (5-2) at Indianapolis Colts (3-4) The Terms: Regular Season Week 9 The Place: Lucas Oil Stadium, Indianapolis, Indiana The Time: 8:15pm The Channel: NBC 3 Burning Questions: Can the Patriots front seven continue to step up? It sounds like beating a dead horse, but as usual the outcome of this […]