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New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski, center, runs a drill with defensive tackle Sealver Siliga, left, and running back James Develin, right, during NFL football training camp in Foxborough, Mass., Saturday, July 26, 2014. (AP Photo)

Pats DT Siliga hopes to build on last year’s play

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – Sealver Siliga knows about trying to stand out in a crowd. The youngest of 11 siblings finally found steady work with the New England Patriots after being let go by three NFL teams. Now he’s part of a large group of defensive tackles trying to stay with the club. Siliga played well after being signed late last … 0

Arizona training sessions a bonding experience for Patriots secondary

Monday, July 28, 2014

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – The downpour began as practice was about to end for the Patriots on Sunday. It was nothing like the conditions in Arizona where four New England defensive backs had prepared for training camp. “You play football in whatever the weather is,” cornerback Logan Ryan said after he and his teammates … 0

Patriots cut WR Greg Orton, sign 2 other WRs

Monday, July 28, 2014

The New England Patriots released wide receiver Greg Orton two days after he suffered a leg injury. Orton was taken off the practice field on a cart Friday just two days after signing as a free agent. He was on the practice squads of Denver for part of the 2011 season and all of the next season and of the Patriots from Dec. … 0

Sources: Patriots’ Wilfork asks for release

Friday, March 14, 2014

Wilfork on way out? Veteran defensive tackle Vince Wilfork has reportedly asked for his release from the New England Patriots. The NFL Network first reported that the 10-year veteran is seeking his release from the team that drafted him with the 21st overall pick in 2004. Wilfork, who … 0

Sources: Patriots agree to one-year deal with Revis

Thursday, March 13, 2014

Out with one top-flight cornerback, in with another. A day after seeing Pro Bowler Aqib Talib sign with the rival Denver Broncos, the New England Patriots agreed to a one-year, $12 million contract with three-time All-Pro Darrelle Revis … 0

Report: Talib signs six-year deal with Broncos

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

According to an ESPN report, the Denver Broncos came to an agreement with free agent cornerback Aqib Talib on a six-year, $57 million contract late last night. Talib was a Pro Bowler last year for the Patriots, totaling four interceptions in his first full year with the team. … 0

Patriots’ Dennard reports to Nebraska jail

Sunday, March 2, 2014

New England Patriots cornerback Alfonzo Dennard reported to a Lincoln, Neb., jail yesterday to begin his 60-day term for a 2012 assault on a police officer. Dennard, 24, reported to the Lancaster County Adult Detention Facility yesterday morning, … 0

Patriots release safety Gregory

Saturday, March 1, 2014

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – The New England Patriots released safety Steve Gregory. The 31-year-old Gregory has played eight seasons, including the past two with the Patriots. The 5-foot-11, 200-pounder joined the Patriots as an unrestricted free agent on March 16, 2012, after six seasons with the San Diego Chargers. … 0

Patriots not as far away as you might think

Wednesday, February 5, 2014

After watching Seattle dismantle Denver in the Super Bowl, it would be easy for a Patriots fan to overreact. The simple logic is sort of scary – if the Seahawks put a 43-8 whipping on the Broncos, what would they have done to the Pats, who weren’t really … 1

Welker doesn’t dwell on costly drop

Saturday, February 1, 2014

JERSEY CITY, N.J. – Wes Welker swears he doesn’t dwell on his costly drop in the Super Bowl two years ago that could have sealed a New England win over the New York Giants and made up for … 0

Patriots’ Caserio interviews for Dolphins GM job

Saturday, January 25, 2014

MIAMI – New England Patriots Director of Player Personnel Nick Caserio became the eighth candidate to interview for the job of general manager with the Miami Dolphins. Caserio interviewed yesterday. He rose to the top of the Patriots’ personnel department in 2008 and rebuilt a team that reached … 0

Scarnecchia retires after 30 seasons on Patriots staff

Thursday, January 23, 2014

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – Dante Scarnecchia is retiring after spending 30 of the past 32 seasons as an assistant coach with the New England Patriots. The 65-year-old Scarnecchia has been the Patriots offensive line coach since 1999 and also has served as assistant head coach since Bill Belichick became … 0

Belichick: Welker tried to ‘take out’ Talib

Tuesday, January 21, 2014

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – The collision that knocked Aqib Talib out of the AFC championship game reverberated yesterday when Patriots Coach Bill Belichick said Wes Welker tried to “take out” the star cornerback. Belichick took the shot at his … 0

Tim O'Sullivan: Scales tilt heavily in favor of Manning

Sunday, January 19, 2014

Winning the last round of a boxing match or the last debate of the campaign usually carries extra weight with the judges or voters. And if yesterday’s AFC championship game was the last head-to-head big-game matchup between Tom … 2

Manning to Super Bowl – Broncos beat Pats, 26-16

Sunday, January 19, 2014

DENVER – Peyton Manning stuffed the football into his helmet and handed it to an equipment man for safe keeping. The connection: Flawless, as usual. The keepsake: Certainly one he’ll want to hang on to. The Broncos quarterback … 0