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Patriots training camp competitions to watch: Early-down running back

Monday, July 26th, 2021

The New England Patriots’ offense struggled mightily during the 2020 season, but not all position groups looked as bad as those directly involved in the passing game. Working behind a strong offensive line, the running back group was one of the best in the business throughout the season. Led by second-year standout Damien Harris, former first-round draft pick Sony Michel and veterans James White and Rex Burkhead, the group managed to challenge opposing defenses in a way the passing game simply n...

Gustavo Bou’s brace lifts Revs past CF Montreal

Sunday, July 25th, 2021

Gustavo Bou scored twice for his team-leading eighth and ninth goals of the season to lead the New England Revolution past visiting CF Montreal 2-1 on Sunday night in Foxborough, Mass. Bou put the Revolution in front for good in the 29th minute on a right-footed rocket from outside the box to the top left corner that bounced in off the crossbar.

Veteran linebacker John Simon joins Titans after three seasons with Patriots

Sunday, July 25th, 2021

Former New England Patriots outside linebacker John Simon agreed to terms with the Tennessee Titans on Sunday, the organization announced. Simon, 30, had been a free agent since the 2021 NFL year began in March. Spending the previous three seasons with New England, Simon signed a $4.15 million extension in 2019.

Ex-Patriot Kevin Faulk shared why he thinks Mac Jones can be successful in New England

Sunday, July 25th, 2021

Former Patriots running back Kevin Faulk had a first-hand look at how good Patriots rookie Mac Jones could be when the quarterback was at the University of Alabama. Faulk, who’s coached at Louisiana State University since 2018, watched Jones tear the Tigers apart last season. Jones completed 20-of-28 passes and threw for 385 yards and four touchdowns in Alabama’s 55-17 rout over LSU.

Patriots Hall Of Famer Offers Glowing Review Of Rookie Mac Jones

Sunday, July 25th, 2021

You can add Kevin Faulk to the list of people who have watched Mac Jones, and love Mac Jones. The New England Patriots Hall of Famer — and current LSU runnings back coach — saw Jones up close and personal last season when the Alabama quarterback shredded the Tigers in a 55-17 victory. During a recent visit to Gillette Stadium, Faulk offered a review of a player many people is New England’s quarterback of the future.

Patrick Chung: Bill Belichick won’t let Patriots’ culture change, even without Tom Brady

Sunday, July 25th, 2021

Patrick Chung played 10 years for the Patriots with Tom Brady as a teammate, and then he played his final NFL season last year on the Patriots without Brady. And he says Brady’s absence doesn’t change the Patriots’ culture. Chung said he doesn’t buy the idea that the team’s culture is different without Brady, according [more]

Integrating new additions is top camp priority for Patriots

Saturday, July 24th, 2021

NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS (7-9) CAMP SITE: Foxborough, Massachusetts LAST YEAR: The first year of the post-Tom Brady era in New England began with high hopes after the team signed 2015 MVP Cam Newton to a one-year deal to succeed the six-time Super Bowl-winning quarterback after he signed with Tampa Bay. The Patriots started 2-1, but things with south fast after Newton contracted COVID-19 prior to their Week 4 matchup with Kansas City.

From one dynasty to another: Patriots plane takes Renegades to women’s football title game

Saturday, July 24th, 2021

At least one current dynasty will be using the Patriots plane this year.

Integrating new additions is top camp priority for Patriots

Saturday, July 24th, 2021

LAST YEAR: The first year of the post-Tom Brady era in New England began with high hopes after the team signed 2015 MVP Cam Newton to a one-year deal to succeed the six-time Super Bowl-winning quarterback after he signed with Tampa Bay. The Patriots started 2-1, but things with south fast after Newton contracted COVID-19 prior to their Week 4 matchup with Kansas City. New England lost that game and four straight overall as Newton returned but struggled to command the offense.

Here are the top questions as the Patriots prepare to begin training camp

Saturday, July 24th, 2021

If he’s fully healthy — his throwing motion last season suggested his shoulder may not have been 100 percent — and can bond with new tight ends Hunter Henry and Jonnu Smith, Newton will be a much different quarterback this time around. It’s his job to lose and he will not give it up without a fight. How’s Mac Jones looking?