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Patriots release safety Don Jones

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — In a move that registers as a surprise, the new england patriots waived safety Don Jones — one of their best special teams players — on Thursday. Jones has played in nine games this season, with all of his snaps coming on special teams. Coaches credited him with eight special-teams tackles, which …

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Chandler Jones limited in Patriots' practice again

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — In a sign that he is making progress in his return from a hip injury sustained Oct. 16, defensive end Chandler Jones was a limited participant in practice for the second straight day. But the difference between Thursday and Wednesday is that the Patriots held a more traditional practice. On Wednesday, it …

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'A lot of good snaps' from DT Alan Branch

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — Bill Belichick’s weekly breakdown of plays following a victory, on Patriots.com, highlighted strong work on offense, defense and special teams – a fitting recap because last Sunday’s win over the Lions was a complete-team effort. Alan Branch showing up. A sack in the first quarter (7:27) showed how the combination of good …

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Patriots-Packers through a stats-based lens

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — A look at Sunday’s New England Patriots at Green Bay Packers game through a stats-based lens (via ESPN’s Stats & Information): 1. Brady and Rodgers: QBR kings. This marks the first starting quarterback matchup of Tom Brady and the Patriots against Aaron Rodgers and the Packers. Since Week 4, Rodgers (91.2) and …

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Tom Brady lauds Aaron Rodgers

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady arrived for his weekly news conference Wednesday wearing a gray sweatshirt without sleeves, giving it the look of a muscle shirt. Brady relayed that he took it from receiver Brandon LaFell. “When you’ve got guns like this, you’ve got to show these things off,” Brady cracked. …

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Patriots' injury report: Chandler Jones, eight others limited

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — Defensive end Chandler Jones (hip) was a limited participant in the New England Patriots’ walk-through practice on Wednesday. This is the first time Jones has participated in a practice since injuring his hip during Week 7 against the New York Jets. It is a good sign to see Jones edging closer to …

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Chandler Jones at Patriots' walk-through

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — New England Patriots defensive end Chandler Jones returned for the team’s walk-through practice on Wednesday. Jones has been out with a hip injury since Week 7. He played the entirety of that game against the Jets, but has not played in a game or practice since then. While the practice was just …

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Campbell to Purchase & Personally Deliver $2,000 Worth of Food to Local Shelters on Thanksgiving Day

BOSTON, MA – For the fourth time since joining the Boston Bruins organization, Bruins forward Gregory Campbell will purchase and personally deliver $2,000 worth of Thanksgiving food to New England Center of Homeless Veterans, St. Francis House, Pi… …read more

Follow-up thoughts on Matthew Slater's contract extension

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — A few follow-up thoughts on special-teams captain Matthew Slater’s contract extension through 2016, which was reported by ESPN.com NFL Insider Field Yates. Slater could have driven a harder bargain. This reminds me a little bit of linebacker Tedy Bruschi when he re-signed with the Patriots at one point later in his career. …

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Patriots RB Jonas Gray's very bad day

Everyone knows new england patriots running back Jonas Gray had a tough day on the field this past Sunday, as he did not receive any snaps during the Patriots’ win over the Lions. Gray went from AFC Offensive Player of the Week with 37 carries for 201 yards and four touchdowns the previous week to …

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Napoli finds joy in brightening lives of ill children

Mike Napoli wears a blue bracelet that says “Lacey Strong” and has hearts on it, and it is for a foundation in memory of Lacey Warner, someone who Napoli will never forget. Lacey died at the age of 16 in May due to complications related to a congenital heart defect. But in her last few …

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Catching up with former Patriots, NFC style

Every Wednesday, we’ll lead off the day with a look at some notable former new england patriots and their production — splitting it into two updates between the AFC and NFC: G Logan Mankins (Buccaneers) — Started and played all 76 offensive snaps in a 21-13 road loss to the Bears. The former Patriots captain …

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Catching up with former Patriots, AFC style

Every Wednesday, we’ll lead off the day with a look at some notable former new england patriots and their production — splitting it into two updates between the AFC and NFC: CB Aqib Talib (Broncos) — Played 17 of 62 defensive snaps in a home win over the Dolphins before leaving with a hamstring injury. …

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Quick hits with Patriots' coordinators

Leftovers from Tuesday’s conference calls with Patriots offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels and defensive coordinator Matt Patricia: Matthews on the inside. Packers linebacker Clay Matthews has shifted inside at times this season, putting him in a different role than his typical pass-rush off the edge. McDaniels sees Matthews as a major threat no matter where he …

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