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Injuries: Patriots rookie DE Derek Rivers tears ACL

Injuries: Patriots rookie DE Derek Rivers tears ACL

The New England Patriots didn’t make a draft selection until the third round this spring when they snagged defensive end Derek Rivers. The Super Bowl champs will likely be without their top pick for the season. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported an initial MRI revealed Rivers tore his ACL and sprained his LCL, per a source informed of the ...

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Tom Brady: Training camp ‘easier’ now than ever

We have some ugly news for the rest of the AFC East. Ageless Patriots quarterback Tom Brady — two weeks past his 40th birthday — continues to swim laps in the fountain of youth. “It’s a lot easier for me now than it’s ever been,” Brady said of the rigors of training camp, per ESPN’s Mike Reiss. “I feel like ...

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Will Patriots’ investment in undrafted rookies pay off?

Bolstering a draft class reduced to just four players this past offseason, the Patriots invested more heavily than any other team in undrafted free agents. If the preseason opener is any indication, that investment could pay dividends on the 53-man roster. New England made BYU linebacker Harvey Langi the highest-paid undrafted rookie in the league, shelling out a $100,000 guaranteed ...

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Will Patriots’ investment in undrafted rookies pay off?

Bolstering a draft class reduced to just four players this past offseason, the Patriots invested more heavily than any other team in undrafted free agents. If the preseason opener is any indication, that investment could pay dividends on the 53-man roster. New England made BYU linebacker Harvey Langi the highest-paid undrafted rookie in the league, shelling out a $100,000 guaranteed ...

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Will Patriots’ investment in undrafted rookies pay off?

Bolstering a draft class reduced to just four players this past offseason, the Patriots invested more heavily than any other team in undrafted free agents. If the preseason opener is any indication, that investment could pay dividends on the 53-man roster. New England made BYU linebacker Harvey Langi the highest-paid undrafted rookie in the league, shelling out a $100,000 guaranteed ...

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Roger Goodell attends Jaguars-Pats preseason game

Commissioner Roger Goodell didn’t wait until the regular season to visit Foxborough, Mass. Goodell was spotted at the New England Patriots‘ preseason opener versus the Jacksonville Jaguars. This marks Goodell’s first appearance at Gillette Stadium since the Jan. 2015 AFC Championship Game between the Pats and Colts. The Commissioner said in March he planned to attend the Patriots‘ regular season ...

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Bill Belichick: Vince Wilfork never failed a weigh-in

Patriots legend Vince Wilfork, whose weight was always more accurately ballparked by announcers who referred to him as the three hundred-and-something pound defensive tackle, was apparently never too heavy for Bill Belichick. At Wilfork’s retirement news conference Wednesday, Belichick said he never once saw Wilfork botch a weigh-in or conditioning test. This is surprising given how the Patriots coach is ...

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Patriots reportedly purchase pair of 767 jets for travel

You already knew the Patriots were the class of the NFL. That distinction has now expanded to include air travel. JUST IN: Patriots become first NFL team to buy 767 to fly to games. They actually bought two https://t.co/Sf6C596Gsr pic.twitter.com/UOpJj5hzLR — Darren Rovell (@darrenrovell) August 8, 2017 ESPN reported Tuesday that the Patriots recently purchased two 767 Boeing wide-body jets ...

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Patriots purchase pair of 767 jets for travel

You already knew the Patriots were the class of the NFL. That distinction has now expanded to include air travel. JUST IN: Patriots become first NFL team to buy 767 to fly to games. They actually bought two https://t.co/Sf6C596Gsr pic.twitter.com/UOpJj5hzLR — Darren Rovell (@darrenrovell) August 8, 2017 ESPN reported Tuesday that the Patriots recently purchased two 767 Boeing wide-body jets ...

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Vince Wilfork announces retirement with BBQ ad

Retirement in the internet age is nothing like the stuffy press conferences of old. So it should not come as a surprise that Vince Wilfork, one of the greatest nose tackles — and personalities — in NFL history, went out with a bang on Monday. The 35-year-old run stuffer, who flirted with the idea of retirement after Houston was bounced ...

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