Receiver Andrew Hawkins did some of his best work on the inside, a territory that Austin Carr may be able to step into with Hawkins' exit.
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With training camp days away, the biggest question facing the reloaded Patriots is whether they can repeat as Super Bowl champs.
Intense competition for reserve roles at the offensive skill positions could create some interesting roster decisions for New England.
Veteran wide receiver Andrew Hawkins, who signed with the Patriots in May, announced his retirement via social media on Tuesday.
After wearing No. 52 for 10 seasons with the Jets, Patriots linebacker David Harris is switching to No. 45, his number from his days at Michigan.
An agreement to sell Aaron Hernandez's home for $1.3 million fell through, according to a lawyer for the late Patriots tight end.
Patriots linebacker Dont'a Hightower still isn't quite ready for the start of training camp, but players can come off the active PUP list anytime.
Patriots coach Bill Belichick has a history of giving young coaches the same chance he had when starting out in Baltimore 42 years ago.
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There are now 45 days until the NFL season. The Patriots are the only team in the last three seasons to win 45 games, going 45-11. Their .804 win percentage is best in the league over that span. The next closest team? The Denver Broncos at 36-16, .692 win pct.
Monday marks the day that rookies, quarterbacks and players who are recovering from physical ailments report to work.
When recently retired Sebastian Vollmer offers a perspective on the Patriots' offensive line, it begins with Dante Scarnecchia, who coaches the unit.
Patriots kicker Stephen Gostkowski made 46-of-49 PAT attempts during the regular season and missed two during the playoffs.
Today we take a closer look at the running back position for the Patriots heading into training camp.
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47 days until NFL season. Patriots have 47 wins over AFC East opponents the past 10 seasons. No team has more division wins in that span.
Mike joins Dari Nowkhah and Marcus Spears on the NFL Nation Takeover Weekend. What are the expectations and motivation for this year with the Patriots?
The Patriots could use veteran depth on the offensive line. Nick Mangold is available. But the former Jet likely prefers a more prominent opportunity.
For a defense that relies on three-safety sets, Duron Harmon is virtually a starter for the Patriots.
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The Patriots have waived guard Chase Farris with a non-football injury designation. Farris, who was on the practice squad in 2016, was running with the second unit in spring practices. The club is probably thinner than Bill Belichick desires along the interior of the offensive line, which is a spot to monitor for depth in training camp.
The Patriots paid Stephon Gilmore $65 million in free agency, adding another piece to a talented group of cornerbacks.
From routes to roots, Wes Welker touched on a number of topics including concussions in the NFL and his thinning hair.
Retired wide receiver Wes Welker doesn't spend time worrying about potential long-term health ramifications, even though he once referred to himself as the "poster child" for concussions in the NFL.