Tag:New England Patriots
Posted on: May 18, 2010 12:59 pm

Kraft says Welker is 'going to be back'

New England Patriots team owner Robert Kraft remains optimistic about star wide receiver Wes Welker recovering from reconstructive left knee surgery and picking up where he left off this season.

"He's going to be back there. I have confidence in that," Kraft said, as quoted in a story in the Boston Herald .

"I happened to see him a week-and-a-half ago. He looks great. We think everything should be fine there."

Posted on: May 18, 2010 12:54 pm

Agent: Mankins, Patriots 'pretty far apart'

The Boston Herald reports that 28-year-old guard Logan Mankins and his agent, Frank Bauer, are in talks with the Patriots about a contract extension.

However, Bauer claims the two sides aren't close on a new deal.

"We're pretty far apart. Let's leave it at that," Bauer was quoted as saying.

Mankins has been a holdout at Patriots team activities and workouts due to the lack of a contract extension.

Posted on: April 7, 2010 11:20 am
Edited on: April 7, 2010 11:20 am

LB Taylor pays visit to Jets

The Newark Star-Ledger reports that former Miami Dolphins LB Jason Taylor is visiting the Jets on Wednesday.

The story cited Taylor's agent, Gary Wichard, with revealing news of the visit on the Joe Rose radio show in Miami.

The Dolphins and Patriots are also said to be interested in Taylor.

Posted on: March 1, 2010 9:08 am

Adalius Thomas could reunite with Rex Ryan

The minute Adalius Thomas is released by the Patriots, he could go running into the welcoming arms of rival Rex Ryan and the New York Jets, according to the Boston Herald.

Thomas might be happy to leave a coach who sent him home for being a few minutes late to a team meeting during a snow storm last fall.
Posted on: February 22, 2010 3:32 pm

Moss expects to leave Patriots after 2010 season

Patriots wide receiver Randy Moss believes the upcoming season will probably be his last in New England, according to comments published by the Boston Globe .

Moss spoke on the issue Sunday while appearing at a charity event hosted by Heath Evans, himself a former Patriot.

"I understand the beast, the nature of it," Moss said, as quoted on the Globe's website.

"I don't think they're going to re-sign me back. So, after this season if there is not a lockout I'll be looking for a new team."
Category: NFL
Posted on: February 16, 2010 11:36 am

Teams interested in receiver Bryant

Wide receiver Antonio Bryant received $9.88 million in 2009 after the Tampa Bay Buccaneers placed the franchise tag on him.

He had a career year in 2008, which resulted in 83 passes for 1,248 yards and seven touchdowns.

Tampa Bay won't be placing the franchise tag on Bryant again this season, according to the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, because the price is way too high for a soon-to-be 29-year-old wideout who spent the better portion of the 2009 season battling a knee injury.

The Baltimore Ravens, Cleveland Browns, Carolina Panthers, Miami Dolphins and New England Patriots could be interested in Bryant.
Posted on: February 11, 2010 2:56 pm

Patriots plan to franchise Vince Wilfork

The Patriots are expected to assign nose tackle Vince Wilfork as their franchise designation and lock him up for one season at $7.003 million, according to the Boston Herald.

Teams have between now and Feb. 25 to apply their franchise and transition tags. 

The only reason to delay is if they feel there’s an outside chance of striking a long-term deal.
Posted on: January 29, 2010 9:39 am

Wilfork would play for Bucs, Dolphins

The Boston Globe reports that Patriots nose tackle Vince Wilfork , who is in Miami for the Pro Bowl, let it be known to a Dolphins writer that he's open to the idea of playing all of his games in Florida.

He expanded the field to include not only the Dolphins, but the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

Wilfork said he has been trying to get a new contract with the Patriots for two years.
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