Posts Tagged ‘Tom Brady’

Ranking the Patriots Roster from #90 to #1

Thursday, July 25th, 2013

Where does Brandon Spikes rank on the 2013 Patriots?

NEPD Editor: Mike Loyko

Tomorrow all the attention will be focused on the new football season and that the Patriots are back on the practice field. It won’t take long for the focus to shift towards what players will make the final roster. With 90 active players on the roster 37 of them will be cut before the end of summer. Where does each player rank on the roster and what chances do they actually have to make the final 53? I rank the roster from top to bottom and explore the chances of each player.

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How the Patriots Will Use Tim Tebow

Monday, June 10th, 2013
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Will we see Tim Tebow throwing passes in New England? Perhaps in practice.

NEPD Editor: James Christensen

The unthinkable or inevitable – depending on which side of the aisle you’re sitting on in the Church of Tebow – has happened. Bill Belichick and Tim Tebow, two of the most polarizing figures in all of the NFL, are finally together. Somewhere Urban Meyer is smiling.

What should Patriots fans expect out of Tebow this season?

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Patriots Off-season: Where Do We Go From Here?

Tuesday, May 7th, 2013

Tom Brady is the elder statesmen of an otherwise youthful Patriots team. (Photo: US Presswire)

NEPD Editor: Mike Loyko

Now that the NFL Draft and the majority of the free agent signing period has passed, the Patriots 2013 roster is starting to take shape. A clearer picture of the roster is beginning to take shape, although this roster is far from a finished product. There is still almost three months until the start of camp and plenty of time to add more pieces to the roster.

Where can the Patriots afford to add more help? What positions still need some depth? What moves could the Patriots still make?

I examine what types of moves might be made between now and the start of training camp.

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Five Thoughts and Projections on the Patriots Schedule

Sunday, April 21st, 2013
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“Bring on 2013.” (Photo: US Presswire)

NEPD Staff Writer: Tony Santorsa

This entire week I have been completely overtaken by the unfortunate events that occurred in Boston. Much like all of you, I spent my entire Friday glued to the news stations, watching and listening to the manhunt.

This past week we all had our attention on the city of Boston and it was easy for us to put the sports-world on the back-burner. Now that police and law enforcement have suspects in custody, I’d like to offer you a bit of a distraction.

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Tom Brady and Patriots Agree on Three-Year Contract Extension

Monday, February 25th, 2013

BFF? (Photo: US Presswire)

NEPD Staff Writer: Tony Santorsa

With news surfacing that the New England Patriots will likely try to reach a contract extension with Wes Welker prior to free agency on March 12, the Patriots and quarterback Tom Brady have agreed to a contract extension—an extension for Welker could very well be in the future.

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2013 Patriots Off-Season: Salary Cap Situation

Thursday, January 31st, 2013
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Will the salary cap allow Wes Welker to don a Patriots uniform in 2013?

NEPD Editor: James Christensen

It seems that few teams have been able to master the NFL salary cap like the New England Patriots. Sustaining success over a decade without having to blow things up.

Other teams haven’t been so lucky. The New York Jets for example, are currently looking at a $19+ million deficit after a 6-10 season.

What do the Patriots have to work with in 2013?

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Is Josh McDaniels the “Coach in Waiting” in New England?

Wednesday, January 2nd, 2013
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Will Josh McDaniels take over for Bill Belichick someday? (USA Today Sports Images)

NEPD Staff Writer Joon Lee

The big, long-term Patriots news was that Offensive Coordinator Josh McDaniels would not be interviewing for any head coaching jobs this offseason. McDaniels had been linked to the Cleveland Browns head coaching jobs earlier in the week and was likely going to interview for multiple head coaching jobs this offseason.

Now this is all purely speculation, but the idea was brought up today on Felger and Mazz that the reason McDaniels did not want to interview for any jobs was because Belichick would be retiring in the next couple of years.

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