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Draft Report: Patriots Closely Following the Saints, Raiders

We’ve seen some pretty interesting events take place up to this point in 2011 for the Patriots: From Brady’s 517 passing yard performance in Week 1. Followed by 423 yards against San Diego. A come-from-behind win from Buffalo — that shocked everyone. Pay back against New York Jets. Vintage Brady game-winning drive this past Sunday […]

Join us Live on Twitter For Patriots vs. Cowboys Coverage

For Sunday afternoon’s game between the Patriots and Cowboys, SoB will be tweeting throughout the game. Follow us on Twitter to get the latest updates from the game. You can write to us on Twitter @sportsofboston and during the game we will retweet your opinions, thoughts and concerns. Don’t have a Twitter account? No problem. […]

To Twitter Users: Chad Ochocinco to Give $20,000 Away

Do you want $20,000? Do you have a Twitter account? If you answered yes to both of those questions, you are in perfect contention to cash in! Patriots wide receiver Chad Ochocinco is promising $20,000 to his 3 millionth follower on Twitter. As of 2:03 p.m. eastern time, Ochocinco has 2,875,344 followers.

Patriots Announce Opponents for 2012 Season

We may just be in Week 6 of the 2011 season, but the Patriots announced its opponents for the 2012 season yesterday. The team released the news on their Twitter account — @realpatriots.

Patriots Bring Back TE Dan Gronkowski

The Gronkowski brothers are reunited once again. On Tuesday, The Patriots announced that they re-signed tight-end Dan Gronkowski — 17 days after the team released the brother of Rob. Mike Reiss, of ESPN Boston, said that the original release of Dan Gronkowski may have been due to an injury and that the plan along was for […]

Nice Try: Chad Ochocinco a Big Dud For the Patriots

It worked with Corey Dillon. It worked with Randy Moss. Throughout his head coaching tenure with the New England Patriots, Bill Belichick has had a great track record in bringing in other teams trash and making them Patriots treasure. This offseason Belichick was at it again. The Patriots brought in colorful Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver […]

Report: Patriots LB Jerod Mayo out for “about” one month

The injury bug has struck again. Dan Roche of WBZ reports that Patriots linebacker Jerod Mayo will be out for “about” one month after he injured his left knee in the second quarter of New England’s 31-19 win over the Oakland Raiders. Mayo joins a crowed list of injured Patriots on a defense that has […]

Tom Brady Hair Update: No. 12 Trims it Off

You can chalk this up to a slow Wednesday, or perhaps throw it in the Tom Brady man crush category, but whatever the case may be the Patriots quarterback has done away with his “floppy” flow. At Sports of Boston we have done our best to keep up with Brady’s ever-changing air styles. In October […]

Report: Aaron Hernandez to Miss Time for Patriots

The up-and-rising tight end duo of Aaron Hernandez and Rob Gronkowski that has taken the NFL by storm, will be one man short for a couple of weeks. Shalise Manza Young, of the Boston Globe, reports that Hernandez has suffered a strained MCL and will be out the next 1-2 weeks of play. Hernandez is […]

Patriots vs. Dolphins: Opposing Point of View

As the Patriots prepare to kickoff its season against the Miami Dolphins on Monday night, we took a step across enemy lines and asked Armando Salguero what we might expect in this divisional bout. Salguero is the Dolphins beat writer for the Miami Herald and host of Armando and the Amigo every weekday morning 6-10 […]

Patriots sign 34-year-old Pro-Bowl guard Brian Waters

One day after the Patriots released pro-bowl safety Brandon Meriweather, the team announced the signing of another pro-bowler along the offensive line Sunday. Adam Schefter, of ESPN, tweeted that five time pro-bowl guard Brian Waters has joined the Patriots. Waters, 34, started 149 of 163 games he has appeared in since 2000 with the Kansas […]

Source: Patriots Interested in TSU RB Dante’ Thomas

The 2012 NFL Draft might not be for another 237 days, but the scouting process for most teams is a year round job. SoB learned — in a phone conversation with Tennessee State University’s running back coach Kevin Mashack — that the Patriots were one of several teams that traveled to Nashville, Tenn., this summer to […]

Report: Former Patriot and Jaguar Fred Taylor to Retire

In not so surprising news, former Patriot, Fred Taylor will reportedly hang up his cleats and retire as a Jacksonville Jaguar. Tania Ganguli, of the Florida-Times Union, tweeted that Taylor will ceremonially sign with the Jaguars tomorrow before retiring. Taylor is just one of 30 backs to rush for over 10,000 yards and is currently the […]

Patriots LB Jerod Mayo on Cover of Sports Illustrated

Set to hit newsstands on Wednesday, Sports Illustrated will feature six regional covers for its NFL Preview issue. New England fans will see Patriots linebacker Jerod Mayo on the front of the top sporting magazine in the country. This is the 25-year-olds first time on the cover of SI. With 406 tackles in just three seasons […]

Pats Release James Sanders; Sign WR Tiquan Underwood

With the 80-player NFL roster deadline looming on Tuesday, the Patriots released 11 players Monday, including six-year veteran James Sanders and Jonathan Wilhite amongst others. Sanders, 27, started 50 games for the Patriots after being drafted in the fourth round in the 2005 NFL Draft. With the Patriots, Sanders recorded 301 total tackles, with 17 […]