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Miami Dolphins
NFL training camps are opening up all across the nation, signaling the official return of pro football. Athlon Sports is going division by division, asking and (trying to) answering the biggest question for every team in the league entering...
Braden Gall
10 months ago
Bill Belichick
The AFC East will be one of the most intriguing divisions in the NFL this season. With Tom Brady suspended by the NFL, the Patriots become a bit more vulnerable in a division that is continually trying to catch them. Buffalo, Miami and New York all...
Matt Josephs
10 months ago
The New England Patriots are the defending Super Bowl champions and won't officially open defense of their title until Sept. 10 when they host the Pittsburgh Steelers to kick off the 2015 NFL regular season. However, the real work for Bill...
Mark Ross
10 months ago
As Tom Brady and the Patriots eagerly await Roger Goodell’s decision on his Deflategate appeal, the NFLPA would plan to take the case to federal court if the suspension remains. While no decision date has been given, it seems likely that one...
Josh Hamburger
10 months ago
Tom Brady
In just a few short weeks the New England Patriots will open training camp as defending Super Bowl champions for the first time in the last decade. But it's been far from a status quo offseason for the Pats, and really, should we expect...
Mike Dussault
10 months ago
Jimmy Garoppolo
The AFC East only produced one playoff team last year, but with new head coaches in Buffalo and New York and a Tom Brady suspension to open the season, 2015 brings with it quite some intrigue. The Patriots will look to defend their division,...
Josh Hamburger
10 months ago
Tom Brady may be suspended, but his fans have only backed him more since the whole Deflategate scandal erupted. The four-time Super Bowl champion has surely earned this support, and now it has shifted to another sport: golf. Foxboro Country Club is...
Josh Hamburger
11 months ago
Gronk loves the limelight, and he has never shied away from displaying how much fun he has. But he shockingly announced that he hasn’t spent any of the money he’s made on his NFL contract. Not even a single cent from it. Instead, he...
Josh Hamburger
11 months 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...
Josh Hamburger
11 months 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...
Josh Hamburger
11 months ago
Darrelle Revis
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...
Mike Dussault
11 months 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...
Mike Dussault
1 year ago
Jimmy Garoppolo
When the New England Patriots selected quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo in the second round of the 2014 NFL Draft many wondered if that signalled the approaching end of Tom Brady's career. Brady instead showed little sign of slowing down last season...
Mike Dussault
1 year ago
It's hard to believe it was just 14 years ago when the upstart, underdog New England Patriots knocked off the "Greatest Show on Turf" to capture their first Super Bowl title. The Patriots were America's first feel-good story after...
Mike Dussault
1 year ago
Bill Belichick
The New England Patriots have never been a team to fall in love with "pass rushers," arguably to their detriment in the years between the dynasty defense of the 2000s and the recent resurgence en route to their win in Super Bowl XLIX...
Mike Dussault
1 year ago
The New England Patriots took a defensive lineman in the first round of the NFL Draft for the second year in a row, selecting Malcom Brown from Texas and taking a solid step forward in replacing the irreplaceable Vince Wilfork. Last year, the...
Mike Dussault
1 year ago
If there's one tried and true way to beat Tom Brady and the New England Patriots, it's to attack the middle of his offensive line, prevent him from stepping up in the pocket and disrupt plays as early as possible. Both Super Bowl...
Mike Dussault
1 year ago
Dominique Easley
When the New England Patriots took Dominique Easley in the first round of the 2014 NFL Draft, they knew they were getting a player coming off back-to-back ACL tears, but they also hoped they were taking a player with incredible explosion off...
Mike Dussault
1 year ago
Eddie Goldman
This offseason there seem to be more holes than usual in the New England Patriots' personnel. With the departure of both starting cornerbacks and long-time stalwart Vince Wilfork, as well as questions at guard and unproven depth at running back...
Mike Dussault
1 year ago
Bill Belichick
Roster turnover in the NFL is inevitable and no one knows this better than the New England Patriots, who have put together the best record in the league over the last decade-plus with an ever-changing group of players surrounding Tom Brady....
Mike Dussault
1 year ago
Bill Belichick
The New England Patriots' decade-and-a-half of dominance was not built with over-priced free agents, yet every offseason the collective followers of the team seem to forget this simple fact. Despite handing out plenty of top end deals over...
Mike Dussault
1 year ago
NFL Combine is under way, so it’s a good time to take a look at what each team might be looking for in Indianapolis.  Keep in mind these could change once teams start adding free agents on March 10, so we’ll revisit this just...
John Gworek
1 year ago
Rob Gronkowski Super Bowl XLIX
For a fourth time in their history, the New England Patriots are the champions of the NFL. While the party is just getting started in Foxboro, Mass., and for Patriots fans worldwide, the rest of the league’s focus has already shifted to the...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Tom Brady Ties Record with Third Super Bowl MVP
Glendale, AZ (SportsNetwork.com) - New England quarterback Tom Brady was named the Most Valuable Player of Super Bowl XLIX after leading the Patriots to a 28-24 come-from-behind victory over the Seattle Seahawks for his fourth career Lombardi...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Seattle can join a rather exclusive club with a win over New England in Super Bowl XLIX. It would mark the ninth time in the Super Bowl era that a team was able to repeat as champion. Where would the Seahawks rank among past repeat champs? Let...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago

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