Posts Tagged ‘Training Camp’

Rob Gronkowski Progresses, Cameron Fleming Starts on Final Day of Patriots Training Camp

Monday, August 18th, 2014
The New England Patriots drew a large crowd for their final open practice of the summer. (Photo: Dan Hope — NFL Draft Sites Network)

The New England Patriots drew a large crowd for their final open practice of the summer. (Photo: Dan Hope — NFL Draft Sites Network)

NEPD Contributor: Dan Hope

Monday’s training camp practice for the New England Patriots was the final session open to the public this summer. It gave Patriots fans the opportunity to see something they’ve been waiting to see since December: Rob Gronkowski participating in full-team drills and taking contact.

Eight months removed from a torn ACL, Gronkowski has been working his way back gradually during training camp. He hasn’t played in either of the Patriots’ first two preseason games—and it’s doubtful he’ll play in either of the last two—but he looked ready for action, or at least close to it, on Monday.

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Patriots Training Camp Notes: Danny Amendola Stands Out on Day Five

Tuesday, July 30th, 2013

A large crowd was on hand under sunny skies Tuesday afternoon for New England Patriots practice. (Photo: Dan Hope)

NEPD Contributor: Dan Hope

The New England Patriots took the field Tuesday afternoon for their fifth consecutive day of practice to open their 2013 training camp. The pads were on for the Patriots and the sun was shining bright as they practiced for two hours and 10 minutes.

Here’s what I took away from what was personally my second trip of the year to watch practice at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Mass.

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Patriots Roster Projection, Pre-Cutdown Edition

Saturday, August 25th, 2012

NEPD Staff Writer: Matthew Jones

NFL teams have until August 27th to cut their rosters down to 75 players. They will then have to further pare down their team to 53 players by 8pm on Friday the 31st.

Here is how I see the final roster ending up.

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Musket Blasts: Patriots and NFL Draft Links, 8/24

Friday, August 24th, 2012
Bills Patriots

The Bills are starting to get ideas after a splashy off-season. (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.

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Musket Blasts: Patriots and NFL Draft Links, 8/22

Wednesday, August 22nd, 2012
Jonathan Fanene released

Jonathan Fanene was an expensive experiment in New England. (Photo: Patriots.com)

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.

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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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Patriots Roster Projection: Version 3.1

Saturday, August 18th, 2012

How does this Olympic sprinter affect the Patriots Roster?

NEPD Editor: Mike Loyko

The Patriots wrapped up training camp on Friday and now embark on a schedule which features three games in nine days. With the Jeff Demps signing and some injuries coming up things have changed since the first week of training camp. Who makes the roster and who is on the chopping block? Check out my 3rd attempt at what the Patriots initial 53 man roster will look like.

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