4:16 AM EDT, Sat October 24, 2020
6 hours ago

MLB Rumors: Skip Scumaker, Mike Bell Two Of Six Potential Red Sox Manager Candidates

While we won’t know who will manage the Boston Red Sox until after the 2020 World Series concludes, we do know who reportedly is in consideration. Chicago Cubs bench coach Will Venable and Pittsburgh Pirates third-base coach Don Kelly already have interviewed for the open position, per multiple reports. And now that number has gone […] The post MLB Rumors: Skip Scumaker, Mike Bell Two Of Six Potential Red Sox Manager Candidates appeared first on NESN.com.
12 hours ago

Patriots Notes: Julian Edelman Dishes On Reduced Role, 49ers, Jerry Rice

Sunday’s matchup with the San Francisco 49ers will be a special game for New England Patriots wide receiver and Redwood City, Calif.-native Julian Edelman because he’s going up against his hometown team. Edelman was a huge 49ers fan for the first 22 years of his life before being drafted by the Patriots in 2009. His […] The post Patriots Notes: Julian Edelman Dishes On Reduced Role, 49ers, Jerry Rice appeared first on NESN.com.
13 hours ago

Patriots’ Anfernee Jennings Is Obviously Impressing Bill Belichick As Rookie

Some members of the New England Patriots’ 2020 NFL Draft class can’t even get on the field playing one position. Third-round pick Anfernee Jennings has impressed enough in recent weeks to take on two roles. Jennings, who has prototypical size for a Patriots linebacker at 6-foot-3, 259 pounds, has played extensive snaps as an edge […] The post Patriots’ Anfernee Jennings Is Obviously Impressing Bill Belichick As Rookie appeared first on NESN.com.
14 hours ago

Would Jimmy Garoppolo Have Led Patriots To Super Bowl? Chris Simms Explains

It’s hard to imagine the New England Patriots have any regrets about trading Jimmy Garoppolo to the San Francisco 49ers for a second-round draft pick during the 2017 NFL season. Sure, the Patriots still think very highly of Garoppolo, who will return to New England on Sunday for a Week 7 showdown, and Tom Brady […] The post Would Jimmy Garoppolo Have Led Patriots To Super Bowl? Chris Simms Explains appeared first on NESN.com.
15 hours ago

Patriots Practice Notes: James White Back On Track To Play Week 7

FOXBORO, Mass. — James White, the New England Patriots’ third-down back, returned to practice Friday after missing the first two sessions of the week for non-injury-related reasons. White should play Sunday against the San Francisco 49ers after participating in practice Friday. Backup center James Ferentz (COVID-19/reserve list) and defensive tackle Carl Davis (undisclosed) were Friday’s […] The post Patriots Practice Notes: James White Back On Track To Play Week 7 appeared first on NESN.com.
18 hours ago

Bill Belichick Grateful For Patriots’ Return To Normalcy This Week

The New England Patriots aren’t completely out of the woods yet after a COVID-19 outbreak swept through the roster earlier this month, but they have returned to a normal schedule this week. That means the team was back to meeting in person Thursday. They no longer have to get changed in the Empower Field House […] The post Bill Belichick Grateful For Patriots’ Return To Normalcy This Week appeared first on NESN.com.
18 hours ago

Cam Newton Asks Question On Patriots’ Instagram Of Young Julian Edelman

The New England Patriots are gearing up for a highly anticipated matchup against the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday. And the Pats’ social media team had an interesting way of marking the occasion. In a post Thursday, the team posted a photo of Julian Edelman as a kid dressed in 49ers colors. An innocuous enough […] The post Cam Newton Asks Question On Patriots’ Instagram Of Young Julian Edelman appeared first on NESN.com.
19 hours ago

Deion Branch Clearly Miffed About Being Left Off Patriots’ All-Dynasty Team

Deion Branch was a surprising omission from the New England Patriots’ All-Dynasty team. And, yep, he noticed. The Patriots released the All-Dynasty team Thursday, and Branch was not included on the team nor named as an honorable mention. Randy Moss, Wes Welker, Julian Edelman and Troy Brown made the team, while Danny Amendola was considered […] The post Deion Branch Clearly Miffed About Being Left Off Patriots’ All-Dynasty Team appeared first on NESN.com.
19 hours ago

Tom Brady Reminisces About Tuck Rule Game Ahead Of Bucs-Raiders Matchup

Yes, Tom Brady and Jon Gruden still talk about the “tuck rule” game whenever they see one another. By now you already know the story behind the New England Patriots’ divisional round win over the then-Oakland Raiders in 2001. It’s forever known as the “tuck rule” game because of a controversial call that ultimately allowed […] The post Tom Brady Reminisces About Tuck Rule Game Ahead Of Bucs-Raiders Matchup appeared first on NESN.com.
19 hours ago

Julian Edelman Rebukes Question About Asking Patriots To Add Another Pass-Catcher

One thing is for sure: If someone on the New England Patriots is going to ask Bill Belichick to bring in another pass-catcher, it won’t be Julian Edelman. The Pats’ offense has been sputtering lately, and with the trade deadline right around the corner, it has prompted curiosity if New England will make a move. […] The post Julian Edelman Rebukes Question About Asking Patriots To Add Another Pass-Catcher appeared first on NESN.com.
20 hours ago

Patriots Mailbag: Could Pats Also Be ‘Sellers’ At NFL Trade Deadline?

New England Patriots fans are truly lucky to be able to root for Devin and Jason McCourty. Jason McCourty was asked Thursday during his media availability if he was considering retirement, and he gave a really insightful answer on his objective as a veteran leader. “Oh no, I’m playing football and I’m enjoying it,” McCourty […] The post Patriots Mailbag: Could Pats Also Be ‘Sellers’ At NFL Trade Deadline? appeared first on NESN.com.
20 hours ago

Julian Edelman Marvels At Jimmy Garoppolo’s Ability, Looks Ahead Of Patriots-49ers

Although they might not be teammates anymore, Jimmy Garoppolo still has a fan in Julian Edelman. Garoppolo and the San Francisco 49ers are set to meet the New England Patriots this Sunday at Gillette Stadium. It’ll be Garoppolo’s first time back in Foxboro since the trade that sent him from the Pats to the Niners […] The post Julian Edelman Marvels At Jimmy Garoppolo’s Ability, Looks Ahead Of Patriots-49ers appeared first on NESN.com.
Oct 22, 2020

Patriots Players Finding Themselves Enjoying Once ‘Dreaded’ Practices

Justin Herron is as green as can be as a New England Patriots rookie offensive lineman while cornerback Jason McCourty, now in his 12th season, is on the complete different end of the NFL career spectrum. The two players can agree on this, though: It’s been great to return to Patriots practice this week after […] The post Patriots Players Finding Themselves Enjoying Once ‘Dreaded’ Practices appeared first on NESN.com.
Oct 22, 2020

Cam Newton Acknowledges Patriots’ ‘Excuse Basket Is Running Real Low’

The New England Patriots are back at practice this week, and they should be getting some reinforcements back from the COVID-19 and injured reserve lists. So, starting this week, there are no more excuses for a 2-3 Patriots team that, thus far, has underperformed. And quarterback Cam Newton, who acknowledged he’s not playing well, understands […] The post Cam Newton Acknowledges Patriots’ ‘Excuse Basket Is Running Real Low’ appeared first on NESN.com.
Oct 22, 2020

Tedy Bruschi Takes To Twitter To Clarify Antonio Brown-Patriots Comment

Tedy Bruschi wants to clear the air. The former New England Patriots linebacker appeared on Wednesday’s episode of WEEI’s “Ordway, Merloni & Fauria” when he touched on Antonio Brown’s potential return to the NFL following an eight-week suspension. But Bruschi isn’t exactly please with how his comment was construed. For reference, here’s a quote from […] The post Tedy Bruschi Takes To Twitter To Clarify Antonio Brown-Patriots Comment appeared first on NESN.com.