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Brandon LaFell Studying Patriots Playbook Every Night To Learn Complex Offense

FOXBORO, Mass. — The nights are a little longer for Brandon LaFell now that he’s joined the New England Patriots. LaFell is spending the evening studying his offensive playbook in hopes that he’ll be ready to contribute for the start of the season. The wide receiver wasn’t used to spending so much time on the playbook with the Carolina Panthers, where he knew the offensive...
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Training camp report: Practice Recap - WRs have success and more

Brandon LaFell talks to the media. Photo from Mike Reiss.The Patriots just wrapped up practice and there was a number of interesting things going on aside from Dennard practicing in full pads.According to Mike Reiss (see below), rookie center Bryan Stork was hurt during practice, but walked off under his own power. Ryan Wendell took most of the snaps under center, so that will be...
Via Patriots Life
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Patriots New Receiver Brandon Lafell a Fit?

Entering an offense that chews and spits out wide receivers yearly, does Brandon Lafell have the time and skill to pick up the Patriots playbook?
Via CLNS Radio
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Brandon LaFell could be taking over Aaron Hernandez’s role in the Patriots’ offense

Ben Volin of the Boston Globe reported that the Patriots are utilizing wide receiver Brandon Lafell the way did Aaron Hernandez. It sounds like he might play some tight end. In a story published Friday, Ben Volin of the Boston Globe said to “watch out” for LaFell getting some workin the “‘Hernandez” role” in the New England offense. That would suggest LaFell might...
Via Pro Football Zone
June 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Twitter Tuesday: Former Panther Brandon LaFell can’t take any criticism

It’s Twitter Tuesday! This week, we look at former Carolina Panthers receiver Brandon LaFell. He was a third round pick out of LSU in 2010 expected to fill the void left by Muhsin Muhammad. Unfortunately, he never really emerged as the number two receiver to complement Steve Smith that Carolina had hoped and that’s a big reason why the Panthers let him walk this offseason. He...
Via cover32 - Panthers
June 10, 2014  |  Discuss

New England Patriots: Who Will Have Breakout Season in 2014?

Star players often steal the spotlight around the NFL. This is especially true this time of the year when many big-name contributors receive massive contract extensions or run into off-the-field trouble. But every year, we also witness plenty of promising young playmakers who step out of the shadows and make a name for themselves with a breakout season. Who will break out for the...
Via Gridiron Grit
June 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Brandon LaFell: Patriots work a little harder than the Panthers

After spending his first four NFL seasons with the Panthers, new Patriots receiver Brandon LaFell wasn’t sure what to expect in New England. What he’s found is that Organized Team Activities are tougher. “The way we work, the way we practice, is all new [to me]. It’s not like we didn’t work hard in Carolina, but we work a little harder here,” LaFell said, via Mike Reiss...
Via Pro Sports Daily
June 08, 2014  |  Discuss

3 Patriots Most Likely To Break Out in 2014

1. Brandon LaFell Getty Images The Patriots need help at Wide Receiver, and recognized that as one of their needs this off-season.  With a group of younger Wide Receivers, Amendola and Edelman, the Patriots looked to add some more to the unit.  Interestingly enough, the only veteran they decided to bring in was this guy. LaFell has had his struggles in recent years in Carolina...
Via TopSportsReport
April 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Carolina Panthers: Cap space widening by the day

Carolina Panthers: Cap space widening by the dayIt was a bittersweet day for Carolina Panthers fans Tuesday, with’s David Newton reporting the retirement of left tackle Jordan Gross after 12 seasons with the team. Gross, selected in the first round of the 2003 draft, started 167 games for Carolina and bookended his career with major accomplishments, playing in the team’s...
February 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Brandon LaFell in for a strong outing against New York (Week 15 Fringe Starts)

Brandon LaFell– WR – Carolina Panthers (vs. New York Jets).   Brandon LaFell is one of my super starts of the week! LaFell is set to reward fantasy owners in the most hectic of times. I’ve commented about it before. The Jets secondary is a mess. WR2s absolutely burn this secondary… WR1s do as well for that matter. Now last week I recommended Andre Holmes and he posted 64...
Via Fantasy Sports Locker Room
December 15, 2013  |  Discuss
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