Posts Tagged ‘Deion Branch’

Wes Welker and Brandon Lloyd Aren’t Guaranteed For a Return in 2013

Monday, February 11th, 2013

One and done with the Patriots? (US Presswire)

NEPD Staff Writer: Tony Santorsa

Very rarely do you see one of the NFL’s prolific passing attacks part ways with their top two receivers in one offseason—but the New England Patriots are a different breed of animal.


How Will the Hernandez Injury Affect the Patriots Offense?

Wednesday, September 19th, 2012
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How will the Patriots offense respond to missing part of their dynamic tight end duo? (Photo: US Presswire)

NEPD Staff Writer: Dan Hope

The New England Patriots offense already had a new look in the first two weeks of 2012 than it did in 2011. They became more explosive at the running back position with the promotion of Stevan Ridley to the starting lineup, and as downfield weapon Brandon Lloyd emerged as one of Brady’s favorite targets, the role of Wes Welker, the NFL’s reception leader in 2011, decreased significantly.

When the Patriots’ offense takes the field for their Week 3 matchup versus the Baltimore Ravens, they are going to have a different look yet again.


Musket Blasts: Patriots and NFL Draft Links, 9/19

Wednesday, September 19th, 2012
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He’s back…. (Photo: US Presswire)

NEPD Editor: James Christensen

Come back every Monday, Wednesday and Friday as I choose my five favorite New England Patriots and NFL Draft links to share. Feel free to submit your own links in the comments.


Patriots Sign Kellen Winslow and Deion Branch

Tuesday, September 18th, 2012

Kellen Winslow is New England’s latest tight end addition (Photo: US Presswire)

NEPD Staff Writer: Joon Lee

The New England Patriots have signed former first-round draft pick Kellen Winslow. Winslow was waived by the Seattle Seahawks on September 1st after he declined to have his salary reduced.

Deion Branch also has rejoined the fold, signing with the Patriots today.


Patriots Cut Roster To 53

Friday, August 31st, 2012

Brian Hoyer was one of the early roster cuts.

NEPD Editor: Mike Loyko

The Patriots have begun to cut their roster down to 53. The cuts aren’t due until 9 PM tonight, so players are bound to be released in waves. There have already been some surprises and are bound to be more throughout the day. Who gets cut? Who survives and who will the Patriots pick up? Stay tuned to NEPD and this post for all the latest updates.


NEPD Mailbag: Cuts Edition

Friday, August 31st, 2012

Now that Deion Branch has been cut, which WRs will stick on the roster? (Photo: US Presswire)

NEPD Editor: Doug Kyed

It’s the day that every NFL player dreads.

If you’re not getting cut today, it’s likely one of your best friends is. But that’s just part of the business. Patriots cuts are coming out already and there have been some big and surprising names involved.

I received a ton of questions on twitter about what the cuts may mean, so I figured I’d answer them here.


Patriots Roster Projection: Salary Cap Impact

Tuesday, August 21st, 2012
Patriots WR Deion Branch

Could the Patriots part ways with one of Tom Brady’s most trusted targets? (Photo: US Presswire)

NEPD Staff Writer: Matthew Jones

One thing that often gets overlooked during roster projections is the short and long term impact of the salary cap. Here is a look at my current Patriots roster, as well as all the cap savings that could occur if the Patriots cut or released certain players.


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