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Patriots | Three more cut

Sat, 31 Aug 2013 09:04:31 -0700

The New England Patriots have released DE Justin Francis, LB Ja'Gared Davis and SS Kanorris Davis.

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Patriots | Competition fierce for backup DE spots

Fri, 09 Aug 2013 11:51:08 -0700

The New England Patriots have a fierce battle for the backup defensive end spots in training camp and the preseason. DEs Chandler Jones and Rob Ninkovich are the starters, with DEs Marcus Benard, Jake Bequette, Michael Buchanan and Justin Francis all angling for backup roles.

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Patriots | Expecting DEs to develop

Wed, 30 Jan 2013 10:03:28 -0800

The New England Patriots likely will be counting on DEs Chandler Jones, Justin Francis, Jermaine Cunningham and Jake Bequette to make progress in their development next season.

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Patriots | Chandler Jones limited

Sun, 20 Jan 2013 19:11:18 -0800

New England Patriots DE Chandler Jones (ankle) only played in the goal-line defense in the AFC Championship Game against the Baltimore Ravens Sunday, Jan. 20. He was replaced by DL Justin Francis in all other situations.

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Patriots | Week 11 Inactives

Sun, 18 Nov 2012 11:59:01 -0800

The New England Patriots have declared TE Aaron Hernandez, OG Dan Connolly, TE Daniel Fells, DL Jake Bequette, DL Justin Francis, OG Logan Mankins, SS Patrick Chung inactive for Week 11.

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Patriots | 11 players listed as questionable

Fri, 12 Oct 2012 14:12:50 -0700

New England Patriots RB Brandon Bolden (knee), RB Shane Vereen (foot), WR Julian Edelman (hand), TE Michael Hoomanawanui (concussion), OG Logan Mankins (calf, hip), OG Nick McDonald (shoulder), OT Sebastian Vollmer (back, knee), DE Brandon Deaderick (ankle), DE Justin Francis (ankle), LB Dont'a Hightower (hamstring) and CB Sterling Moore (knee) were limited during practice Friday, Oct. 12, and are listed as questionable for Week 6.

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Patriots | 10 limited during practice

Thu, 11 Oct 2012 16:28:46 -0700

New England Patriots RB Brandon Bolden (knee), RB Shane Vereen (foot), WR Julian Edelman (hand), OG Logan Mankins (calf, hip), OG Nick McDonald (shoulder), OT Sebastian Vollmer (back, knee), DE Brandon Deaderick (ankle), DT Justin Francis (ankle), LB Dont'a Hightower (hamstring) and CB Sterling Moore (knee) were limited during practice Thursday, Oct. 11.

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Patriots | Seven listed as limited participants

Wed, 10 Oct 2012 18:10:19 -0700

New England Patriots DE Brandon Deaderick (ankle), DT Justin Francis (ankle), LB Dont'a Hightower (hamstring), OG Logan Mankins (calf, hip), OL Nick McDonald (shoulder), CB Sterling Moore (knee) and OT Sebastian Vollmer (back, knee) were each listed as limited participants in practice Wednesday, Oct. 10.

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Patriots | 10 players listed as questionable

Fri, 05 Oct 2012 13:24:21 -0700

New England Patriots RB Shane Vereen (foot), RB Brandon Bolden (knee), TE Michael Hoomanawanui (concussion), OG Logan Mankins (calf, hip), OG Nick McDonald (shoulder), OT Sebastian Vollmer (back), DE Brandon Deaderick (ankle), DT Justin Francis (ankle) LB Dont'a Hightower (hamstring) and CB Sterling Moore (knee) were limited during practice Friday, Oct. 5, and are listed as questionable for Week 5.

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Patriots | 10 limited

Thu, 04 Oct 2012 15:50:01 -0700

New England Patriots RB Brandon Bolden (knee), DE Brandon Deaderick (ankle), DT Justin Francis (ankle), LB Dont'a Hightower (hamstring), TE Michael Hoomanawanui (concussion), OG Logan Mankins (calf, hip), C Nick McDonald (shoulder), CB Sterling Moore (knee), RB Shane Vereen (foot) and OT Sebastian Vollmer (back) were limited in practice Thursday, Oct. 4.

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Patriots | Nine limited

Wed, 03 Oct 2012 16:19:22 -0700

New England Patriots RB Brandon Bolden (knee), DE Brandon Deaderick (ankle), DT Justin Francis (ankle), LB Dont'a Hightower (hamstring), OG Logan Mankins (calf, hip), C Nick McDonald (shoulder), CB Sterling Moore (knee), RB Shane Vereen (foot) and OT Sebastian Vollmer (back) were limited in practice Wednesday, Oct. 3.

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Patriots | Week 4 Inactives

Sun, 30 Sep 2012 08:43:41 -0700

The New England Patriots have declared TE Aaron Hernandez, CB Alfonzo Dennard, DL Brandon Deaderick, WR Julian Edelman, DL Justin Francis, OG Logan Mankins, C Matt Tennant inactive for Week 4.

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Patriots | Three downgraded to out

Sat, 29 Sep 2012 19:01:03 -0700

The New England Patriots downgraded DE Brandon Deaderick (ankle), CB Alfonzo Dennard (hamstring) and DT Justin Francis (ankle) to out for the Week 4 game against the Buffalo Bills.

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Patriots | Nine players listed as questionable

Fri, 28 Sep 2012 14:44:24 -0700

New England Patriots RB Shane Vereen (foot), OG Logan Mankins (hip), OG Nick McDonald (shoulder), OT Sebastian Vollmer (back), DE Brandon Deaderick (ankle), DT Justin Francis (ankle), DT Kyle Love (knee), CB Alfonzo Dennard (hamstring) and CB Sterling Moore (knee) are listed as questionable for Week 4. Deaderick and Mankins did not participate in practice Friday, Sept. 28, while the other players were limited.

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Patriots | Two miss practice

Thu, 27 Sep 2012 15:40:19 -0700

New England Patriots DT Justin Francis (ankle) and OG Logan Mankins (hip) did not practice Thursday, Sept. 27.

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Patriots | Four sit out practice

Wed, 26 Sep 2012 13:50:35 -0700

New England Patriots WR Julian Edelman (hand), OG Logan Mankins (hip), DE Justin Francis (ankle) and DE Brandon Deaderick (ankle) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Sept. 26.

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Patriots | Week 3 Inactives

Sun, 23 Sep 2012 16:05:47 -0700

The New England Patriots have declared TE Aaron Hernandez, CB Alfonzo Dennard, DL Brandon Deaderick, DL Jake Bequette, DL Justin Francis, OG Nick McDonald, RB Shane Vereen inactive for Week 3.

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Patriots | Two players to sit out Week 3

Fri, 21 Sep 2012 13:45:09 -0700

New England Patriots TE Aaron Hernandez (ankle) and DT Justin Francis (ankle) did not participate in practice Friday, Sept. 21, and have been ruled out for Week 3.

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Patriots | Justin Francis misses practice

Thu, 20 Sep 2012 14:04:28 -0700

New England Patriots DT Justin Francis (ankle) did not participate in practice Thursday, Sept. 20.

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Patriots | Eight limited

Wed, 19 Sep 2012 14:02:23 -0700

New England Patriots C Dan Connolly (concussion), CB Alfonzo Dennard (hamstring), TE Daniel Fells (shin), DT Justin Francis (ankle), C Nick McDonald (shoulder), CB Sterling Moore (knee), RB Shane Vereen (foot) and OT Sebastian Vollmer (back) were limited in practice Wednesday, Sept. 19.

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Patriots | Week 2 Inactives

Sun, 16 Sep 2012 08:39:22 -0700

The New England Patriots have declared CB Alfonzo Dennard, TE Daniel Fells, WR Greg Salas, DL Jake Bequette, DL Justin Francis, DL Marcus Fortson, RB Shane Vereen inactive for Week 2.

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Patriots | Week 1 Inactives

Sun, 09 Sep 2012 08:39:58 -0700

The New England Patriots have declared CB Alfonzo Dennard, TE Daniel Fells, DL Jake Bequette, DL Justin Francis, DL Marcus Fortson, OG Nick McDonald, RB Shane Vereen inactive for Week 1.

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Patriots | Justin Francis off NFI list

Sat, 21 Jul 2012 10:38:46 -0700

The New England Patriots have removed DE Justin Francis from the Non-Football Injury list after he passed a physical Friday, July 20.

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Patriots | Five rookies fail physicals

Thu, 19 Jul 2012 15:32:45 -0700

New England Patriots WRs Matt Roark (undisclosed) and Jeremy Ebert (undisclosed), OT Markus Zusevics (pectoral), OL Jeremiah Warren (undisclosed) and DE Justin Francis (undisclosed) failed their physicals Thursday, July 19. Ebert was placed on the Physically Unable to Perform list while the other four were placed on the Non-Football Injury list.

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Patriots | Trio provides plenty of depth

Sat, 07 Jul 2012 20:37:08 -0700

New England Patriots DL Gerard Warren provides sufficient depth along the defensive line, and DLs Marcus Fortson and Justin Francis will look to establish a role during training camp and the preseason.

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Jets | Justin Francis to visit

Fri, 06 Apr 2012 10:55:27 -0700

The New York Jets are scheduled to meet with Rutgers DL Justin Francis before the 2012 NFL Draft.

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NFL | Top-five three-cone drill results for D-lineman

Tue, 28 Feb 2012 10:58:36 -0800

West Virginia DL Bruce Irvin posted the fasted three-cone drill out of defensive lineman in the 2012 NFL Scouting Combine with a result of 6.70 seconds. Those that followed included South Carolina DL Melvin Ingram (6.83), Arkansas DL Jake Bequette (6.90), Marshall DL Vinny Curry (6.90) and Rutgers DL Justin Francis (7.05).

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