Patriots’ Weekly: Ben Affleck goes off on Deflategate

Welcome New England Patriots’ fans to the latest edition of Patriots’ Weekly. With the new week comes the latest edition of Patriots’ Weekly and boy did we have a doozy of a week in the world of Patriots’ Nation. Where to begin… AROUND COVER32 Madden Monday: Drafting your connected franchise Fantasy Friday: Five players whose stock is rising Throwback Thursday: The great...
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Deflategate and Goodell’s betrayal of the Patriots

Deflategate, oh how you puzzle me. The long, countless hours that have been spent going over the alleged, slightly underinflated footballs is remarkable. What has become of this little infraction is bigger than any fan of the NFL could fathom when the Deflategate scandal was brought to the front pages of every sports’ section. Could Tom Brady really be involved in this scandal...
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Aaron Hernandez associate to plead guilty in Odin Lloyd case

Aaron Hernandez associate Carlos Ortiz is expected to admit he was with the convicted murderer and former New England Patriots tight end the night Odin Lloyd was shot and killed in 2013. Ortiz is due at Bristol Superior Court in Fall River, Mass., on Monday on charges of first-degree murder and is expected to plead guilty to a lesser charge, The Boston Globe reported. Ortiz also...
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Video: Watch Rob Gronkowski Throw Footballs At James Corden

Rob Gronkowski made an appearance on the Late Late Show Thursday night.  The New England Patriots’ star tight end was on James Corden’s show with actors Luke Wilson and Liev Schreiber.  One of the segments featured Gronk pegging the late night show host with footballs.  Let’s watch.  Gronkowski also talked about a potential cage match against the Wilson family and if...
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New England Patriots’ tight end dynamic duo

Martellus Bennett is easily the best pick up by New England thus far this offseason. By adding him as a second tight end, Rob Gronkowski finally has a partner that is at least close in skill level. At the beginning of mini-camp, New England’s favorite tight end was nowhere to be found, while Bennett was on the practice field. However, with Gronkowski now in training camp, there...
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Tom Brady shares enlightening essay he wrote in 1994

The little brother of Maureen, Julie and Nancy has done OK for himself. Tom Brady posted an essay he wrote in 1994 on Facebook as part of Throwback Thursday, and the content says a lot about where the New England Patriots quarterback has gotten his motivation. Tommy revealed in the high school assignment that he someday wanted to shed the label of being the trio’s baby bro in...
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Ben Affleck goes on expletive-laden Deflategate rant on Simmons' new show

Bill Simmons’ new HBO show “Any Given Wednesday” premiered Wednesday night and did not disappoint. The half-hour pilot featured basketball Hall of Famer Charles Barkley and actor Ben Affleck as its guests, the latter of whom went on one of the best Deflategate rants you’ll ever hear. Fair warning, though: There are no less than 20 F-bombs in the five-minute clip. Enjoy...
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Bill Belichick’s boat has a trolling-esque name, watch him drive it

New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick has a motorboat, and to the surprise of no one, the master troll has an appropriate name for it. VI Rings is the name of the boat, which we can glean from a recent post by Belichick’s girlfriend, Linda Holliday. Check out the photo she recently put on Instagram. A photo posted by Linda Holliday✨ (@lindaholliday_) on Jun 21...
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From The Fans: Deflategate making Patriots fans loyal as ever

After a very long off-season filled with both scandals, and court dates, fans can finally shift their focus on actual football games. According to USA Today Sports’ For the Win blog, the New England Patriots have the league’s second most loyal fans in the NFL. The articles author, Chris Chase, writes on the Patriots: “it has to be really hard to be a Patriots fan right now...
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Analyzing the New England Patriots running back depth

As the NFL season is beginning to come closer and closer there is no doubt that the New England Patriots will have a great offense. They have arguably the best quarterback in the league, the best tight end in the league, and solid wide receivers. The Patriots also have good running backs that showed last year before they were injured that they were good players who can help the offense...
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Robert Kraft involved in bid to buy UFC

New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft is said to be a part of an investor group involved in the bidding for ownership of the UFC. The UFC is for sale, with bids said to be in the $4 billion range. ESPN reports that WME-IMG and Dalian Wanda Group, as well as China Media Capital, are competing to purchase the MMA company. The interesting part is that WME’s bid is being financed...
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Video: Martellus Bennett Raves About Tom Brady On ESPN’s ‘First Take’

New England Patriots’ tight end Martellus Bennett joined ESPN’s First Take desk on Wednesday.  The 29-year-old tight end, whom the Patriots’ traded for during the 2016 NFL Draft, had some very positive things to say about his new team.  Most notably, Bennett, previously on the Chicago Bears, raved about his new quarterback, Tom Brady.  “He’s always spot on, and his...
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NFL forces Patriots to wear numbers on practice jerseys

The NFL is enforcing its will on the New England Patriots once again. Mike Reiss of ESPN reports that the NFL has instituted a new rule that requires teams to wear numbered jerseys during organized team activities and mandatory minicamps. It’s a rule that will affect the Patriots, who like to wear numberless jerseys during these preseason workouts. For years, Bill Belichick has...
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Patriots fan flips the bird while posing for photo with Roger Goodell (pic)

Given his integral role in the seemingly endless Deflategate drama, it’s hardly surprising that NFL commissioner Roger Goodell is considered Public Enemy No. 1 by New England Patriots fans, not to mention Boston-area sports fans as a whole. But it takes a special kind of person to seize upon an opportunity to express Patriots fans’ collective distaste for Goodell while posing...
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Rob Gronkowski shaves head to support children battling cancer

New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski is known more for his frat-party lifestyle off the field than anything else. But he’s surely made it a point to support communities throughout the United States, using his high profile to help those in need. Gronk was at it again this weekend, shaving his head to show unity with children battling cancer. .@RobGronkowski hams it...
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