Posts Tagged ‘New England Patriots’

Ronnie Perkins discusses transition to different role with Patriots

Friday, June 18th, 2021

He’s been working with linebacker coaches Steve Belichick and Jerod Mayo, rather than defensive line coach DeMarcus Covington. While speaking with reporters, Perkins alluded to the idea that he’ll pick the new role up pretty quickly. I’ll say I have a good athletic background that allows me to transition into stuff like that,” Perkins said, transcribed by NESN.

Patriots’ Kyle Van Noy, Boston’s XSET out to change esports

Friday, June 18th, 2021

Van Noy and Patriots teammate Adrian Colbert want to help the Boston-based gaming club bring more diversity and inclusion to the gaming community -- and eliminate the toxicity within it. The game never ends for Patriots outside linebacker Kyle Van Noy. That’s not just a nod to all the work he puts in each week in the film room, the weight room, or on the practice field as he prepares to stuff ballcarriers and hunt quarterbacks every Sunday.

Top 50 Patriots Players of the Bill Belichick Era, Revisited

Friday, June 18th, 2021

Curran: Top 50 Patriots of Belichick era is due for an update originally appeared on NBC Sports Boston Recently, I was wasting time on the internet -- as one will do -- when I stumbled over my list of the Top 50 Patriots of the Bill Belichick Era. Assembled as a summer project in 2015, just a few months after the Patriots won their fourth Super Bowl, it was a lot more difficult and time-consuming than I imagined it would be.

Patriots positional preview: Wide receivers

Friday, June 18th, 2021

Possessing the speed to stretch the field and the ability to make plays on the outside, and with the Patriots set to have two tight ends on the field for the majority of the game, Agholor will share snaps with Jakobi Meyers and Kendrick Bourne and has a real chance to be one of the unsung heroes for the Patriots offense. N’Keal Harry N’Keal Harry has become one of the most polarizing players in New England, and he’s done so for all of the wrong reasons.

Patriots roster breakdown: Will Tyler Gaffney’s second stint in New England go better than his first?

Friday, June 18th, 2021

Over the course of spring and summer, just like we have in years past, we will take a look at the players fighting for those spots to find out who has the best chances of helping the Patriots bounce back from what was a disappointing 7-9 season last year. Today, the series continues with running back Tyler Gaffney. Hard facts Name: Tyler Gaffney Position: Running back Jersey number: 34 Opening day age: 30 Size: 6-foot-0, 220 pounds Contract status: Under contract through 2021 (2022 UFA) Experien...

Patriots choose ‘science over misinformation’ when it comes to Covid-19 vaccination

Friday, June 18th, 2021

While not all players are happy about this process — the Buffalo Bills’ Cole Beasley and the Cincinnati Bengals’ Joe Mixon stand out — the fact remains that the league is banking on vaccination. It is actively encouraging its players and personnel to get vaccinated, or alternatively to follow the same guidelines that were in place throughout the 2020 season. How much progress the New England Patriots have made in this area is not known at this point in time.

If there ever is a season for Bill Belichick to win Coach of the Year again this is it

Friday, June 18th, 2021

He was named Coach of the Year in 2003, 2007 and 2010 even though he has a strong case as the league’s top head coach in other seasons as well. Just look at it from the following perspective. Between the 2011 and 2020 seasons, Belichick’s teams have combined to win three championships, nine division titles, and 73.6 percent of their games.

Next Pats: Dissecting Patriots 2021 minicamp with Mike Giardi

Thursday, June 17th, 2021

On a brand new Next Pats Podcast, NFL Network's Mike Giardi joins Phil Perry to break down what he saw during Patriots minicamp and much more.

Patriots sign minicamp tryout R.J. Prince, release two specialists

Thursday, June 17th, 2021

The New England Patriots announced the addition of offensive lineman R.J. Prince to the roster on Thursday, releasing specialists Roberto Aguayo and Wes Farnsworth in corresponding moves. Prince, 26, had participated in New England’s three-day mandatory minicamp this week on a tryout basis. The 6-foot-6, 311-pound Prince entered the league as an undrafted free agent by way of North Carolina in 2018, and has since been a member of the Pittsburgh Steelers and Baltimore Ravens.

Minicamp Blogservations: Newton finishes with a flourish

Thursday, June 17th, 2021

But those on the field were able to continue building on the foundation built over the past several weeks with an eye toward preparing for training camp. "It's been a build-up. We started with a foundation and gradually built those into a group setting," Belichick said.