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Tom Brady's Appeal Begins Tomorrow with Ted Wells Present

By Josh Hamburger, 1 month 1 week ago
On Tuesday, Tom Brady will go before NFL commissioner Roger Goodell to plead his appeal on the four-game suspension he was handed for Deflategate. While Goodell will be the one deciding the fate of Brady initially, the NFL now says that Ted Wells will also be at the meeting. The attorney, who crafted the report that found that it was “more probable than not” that Brady knew about the...

Pats sign 1st-round pick Brown, cut TE Davis

By The Sports Network, 1 month 2 weeks ago
Foxborough, MA (SportsNetwork.com) - The New England Patriots signed first- round draft pick Malcom Brown on Friday and released veteran tight end Fred Davis. Brown, a 6-foot-2, 319-pound defensive tackle from Texas, was drafted with the No. 32 overall pick. Davis, the longtime Washington Redskins star, was signed to a one-year deal last month after missing all of last season while...

Patriots Honored With Incredible Super Bowl Rings

By Josh Hamburger, 1 month 2 weeks ago
After winning the Super Bowl in dramatic fashion, with a seemingly improbable victory, Patriots owner Robert Kraft awarded his team with the biggest rings in NFL history. It is a small sum for an impressive victory and overall season, but nothing is small about the ring itself. The ring itself is decorated with 205 diamonds, which create an image of the Patriots’ four Lombardi...

Pats sign veteran QB Flynn

By The Sports Network, 1 month 3 weeks ago
Foxborough, MA (SportsNetwork.com) - The New England Patriots announced they signed veteran quarterback Matt Flynn on Friday. Terms of the contract were not announced. Flynn, 29, is a seven-year NFL veteran who has played for the Packers, Seahawks, Bills and Raiders. In 51 games (seven starts), he has thrown for 2,541 yards with 17 touchdowns and 11 interceptions and a 61.3 completion...

Spikes charged in crash

By The Sports Network, 1 month 3 weeks ago
Foxboro, MA (SportsNetwork.com) - Former New England Patriots linebacker Brandon Spikes is being charged with four different motor vehicle violations stemming from his alleged involvement in a crash in the early morning of Sunday, June 7. Massachusetts State Police issued a citation Friday charging Spikes with leaving the scene of a personal injury crash, operating a motor vehicle...

Extra Points: Stick a 'Spikes' in it

By The Sports Network, 1 month 3 weeks ago
Philadelphia, Pa (SportsNetwork.com) - One of my favorite editors called me a contrarian one day, assuming I had some sort of twisted desire to take on difficult arguments no matter what my real opinion was. That's not really the case, however. My willingness to take on politically incorrect positions has nothing to do with debating for some kind of warped sociological experiment, it comes...

Patriots release Brandon Spikes

By The Sports Network, 1 month 3 weeks ago
Foxboro, MA (SportsNetwork.com) - The New England Patriots released Brandon Spikes on Monday, just hours after Massachusetts State Police began an investigation into an abandoned car belonging to the linebacker. According to a Massachusetts State Police release on Sunday, troopers responded to a report of a vehicle in the median strip of Route 495 in Foxboro and were notified by a...

New England Patriots Have Never Invested in Cornerbacks

By Mike Dussault, 2 months 3 days ago
The headline of the New England Patriots' offseason, if you're not including "Deflategate" of course, has to be their decision to decline expensive options on cornerbacks Darrelle Revis and Brandon Browner, while also cutting fellow corners Kyle Arrington and Alfonzo Dennard. A Super Bowl-winning team completely jettisoning their top-four covermen is unheard of, but given...

What Will Deflategate Mean for the Final Act of Tom Brady and Bill Belichick?

By Mike Dussault, 2 months 2 weeks ago
The fourth Super Bowl victory was supposed to be the one that put the controversies behind the New England Patriots. For eight long years since the tide turned against them after 2007's Spygate, the Patriots and their fans were subjected to the incredibly simplified "they haven't won anything since Spygate," which summed up a popular general...

Extra Points: Kraft's bark had no bite

By The Sports Network, 2 months 2 weeks ago
(SportsNetwork.com) - Robert Kraft had the big bark, but history will confirm there was no bite as the New England Patriots owner tapped out on Tuesday, deciding his team will "reluctantly" accept the NFL penalties handed down in the deflated footballs scandal. "I don't want to continue the rhetoric," Kraft said at the NFL's spring league meeting. "I'm going to accept, reluctantly, what (the...