Archive for the ‘New England Patriots’ Category

Eric Decker thinks he’d be a good fit in New England

Wednesday, June 20th, 2018

Wide receiver Eric Decker became a free agent in March and has yet to find a team for the 2018 season, but it sounds like he knows where he’d like to spend the upcoming season. Decker made an appearance on Sirius XM NFL Radio Wednesday and said that he thinks the Patriots would be a “good fit.” Decker noted that he began his career with the Broncos when Patriots offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels was the head coach in Denver and that he spoke to New England last year before signing with the Titans. There’s been no sign that the Patriots are considering Decker or any other additions to the receiving group right now.

Will Tom Brady actually play until he’s 45?

Wednesday, June 20th, 2018

Patriots quarterback Tom Brady used to say that he’ll play for “10 more years.” After 10 or so years of that, #Tommy needed a new target. It’s not clear, given his early August birthday, whether that means he’ll complete the 2021 season (44 going on 45) or whether he’ll play for a full season at the age of 45, in 2022. As to whether he owes it to the Patriots to let them know so that the organization can prepare for life without him, consider this: How often does a team let a player know its plans so that the player can prepare for life without the team?

Colts’ Vinatieri has no plans to quit kicking

Wednesday, June 20th, 2018

Indianapolis Colts kicker Adam Vinatieri has 559 career field goals and needs just seven more to become the NFL's career leader, but if he has his way, he'll be around long enough to put a lot of distance between his mark and Morten Andersen's 565. Vinatieri, 45, is beginning his 13th season in Indianapolis, a career in itself for some players, though he spent 10 seasons before that kicking for the New England Patriots. "I love it as much today as I had when I started 23 years ago," Vinatieri told the Colts' website.

Tom Brady hints at playing until 45 in Instagram comment

Tuesday, June 19th, 2018

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady's potential retirement has been the main storyline of the team's offseason workouts. The photo contained the full retirement quote from the Oprah interview, while Brady's account sent a response saying, "Cuarenta y cinco," which means 45 in Spanish. Brady turns 41 on August 3rd, which would give him at least four more years under center for New England if he wants to play to 45 years old. Did Brady just confirm he's playing until 45?

Rob Gronkowski reportedly shopped to teams the Patriots trust

Tuesday, June 19th, 2018

The reported teams were the Detroit Lions, Tennessee Titans, Houston Texans and San Francisco 49ers. Former Patriots defensive coordinator Matt Patricia is now the head coach of Detriot along with the Lions' general manager Bob Quin, who used to work for the Patriots. Mike Vrabel, the head coach of the Titans won three Super Bowls in New England as a linebacker and former Patriots offensive coordinator Bill O'Brien is the head coach in Houston.

Gronkowski moves up eight spots to 15th in NFL Network’s Top 100

Monday, June 18th, 2018

Rob Gronkowski has jumped up eight spots in the NFL Network's Top 100 rankings - going from 23rd in 2017 to 15th this year.GRONNNNNK! ?@Patriots TE @RobGronkowski runs into the #15 spot!#NFLTop100 pic.twitter.com/O3z2nyrtmi— NFL Network (@nflnetwork)

‘Bachelorette’ 2018 Predictions: Who Will Becca Kufrin Send Home in Episode 4?

Monday, June 18th, 2018

Kufrin started Season 14 with 28 contestants, but she's quickly slimming down her contenders. Ahead of this, Season 14 contestants Lincoln Adim and Garrett Yrigoyen made headlines for seemingly troubling controversies. Fans who tuned in to last week's episode saw contestant Clay Harbor, a tight end who has played with the Philadelphia Eagles and the New England Patriots, voluntarily eliminate himself.

Patriots’ Tom Brady says his NFL career will end ‘sooner rather than later’

Monday, June 18th, 2018

Tom Brady was named the league’s most valuable player last season. Tom Brady, who turns 41 before the start of the new NFL season, says he is in the final stages of his career. The New England Patriots quarterback, who led his team to the Super Bowl last season where they were defeated by the Philadelphia Eagles, has said in the past that he intends to play into his mid-40s.

Tom Brady: ‘End coming, sooner rather than later’

Sunday, June 17th, 2018

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady said he intends to play football "as long as I'm still loving it," but added he sees his retirement getting closer, in an interview with Oprah Winfrey that aired Sunday. "I think about it more now than I used to," Brady said. "I think I'm seeing that there's definitely an end coming, sooner rather than later." After Winfrey asked if that would mean age 43 or age 45, Brady, who turns 41 in August, said, "As long as I'm still loving it." "As long as I'm loving the training and preparation and willing to make the commitment," he continued.

Brady to Oprah on Belichick: ‘We don’t agree on absolutely everything’

Sunday, June 17th, 2018

Most of the highlights of Tom Brady's sit-down with Oprah Winfrey were released here and here last week before the interview was broadcast Sunday morning on Winfrey's OWN channel. "Umm, no. I mean, I love him," Brady said. When Winfrey asked about his "separate training place" - the TB12 Sports Therapy Center next to Gillette Stadium that Brady and business partner and trainer Alex Guerrero have run for five years - Brady said he wouldn't characterize it as separate.