Team Notebook: New England Patriots

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Patriots | Dont'a Hightower back on field
Fri, 25 May 2018 13:36:10 -0700

New England Patriots LB Dont'a Hightower (shoulder) participated in organized team activities Thursday, May 24.


Patriots | Kenny Britt could make an impact
Thu, 24 May 2018 23:49:51 -0700

New England Patriots WR Kenny Britt stood out the most among the team's receivers during OTAs, according to ESPN's Mike Reiss, who also believes Britt has a good shot to make the team and have an impact offensively.


Patriots | Cordarrelle Patterson a lock?
Thu, 24 May 2018 23:02:12 -0700

New England Patriots WR Cordarrelle Patterson is a lock to make the 53-man roster because of his size and special teams ability, in the opinion of ESPN's Mike Reiss.


Patriots | Rob Gronkowski nearing reworked deal
Thu, 24 May 2018 07:10:28 -0700

Updating previous reports, New England Patriots TE Rob Gronkowski is close to a reworked contract, according to sources. It's unknown if he's signing an extension or receiving a raise.


Patriots | Rob Gronkowski to be at minicamp
Wed, 23 May 2018 05:06:36 -0700

New England Patriots TE Rob Gronkowski is expected to be at minicamp, according to Patriots owner Robert Kraft.


Patriots | Tom Brady expected for minicamp
Wed, 23 May 2018 05:05:19 -0700

New England Patriots QB Tom Brady is expected to be at minicamp, according to Patriots owner Robert Kraft. "These are voluntary workouts... I think he's in great shape," Kraft said. "I think he's at an age where he's blessed to have three children and has responsibilities. It's hard to fulfill those during the season." Kraft also said Brady's relationship with head coach Bill Belichick is good.


Patriots | Julian Edelman puts in limited work at OTAs
Tue, 22 May 2018 10:09:02 -0700

New England Patriots WR Julian Edelman (knee) fielded punts and took part in some individual drills but did not participate in any team drills during OTAs on Tuesday, May 22.


Patriots | Adrian Clayborn could participate in OTAs
Mon, 21 May 2018 18:34:43 -0700

New England Patriots DE Adrian Clayborn (quad) has recovered from the minor quadriceps injury he suffered earlier in the offseason workout program, according to a source. As a result, it wouldn't' be a surprise if he participated in OTAs on Tuesday, May 22, according to Jeff Howe of The Athletic.


Patriots | Derek Rivers on the field
Mon, 21 May 2018 13:13:00 -0700

New England Patriots DE/LB Derek Rivers (knee) participated in organized team activities Monday, May 21.


Patriots | Julian Edelman practices Monday
Mon, 21 May 2018 13:11:10 -0700

New England Patriots WR Julian Edelman (knee) participated in organized team activities Monday, May 21.


Patriots | NE looking to rework Rob Gronkowski's deal
Mon, 21 May 2018 10:39:37 -0700

The New England Patriots are working on restructuring TE Rob Gronkowski's contract. The team is not allowed to agree on a reworked deal with Gronkowski until Thursday, May 24, if it includes incentives.


Patriots | Rob Gronkowski's OTA status uncertain
Mon, 21 May 2018 09:04:03 -0700

New England Patriots TE Rob Gronkowski's participation in organized team activities is uncertain at this point because of his contract situation, but he will be present for the mandatory June minicamp, according to a source.


Patriots | Tom Brady absent
Mon, 21 May 2018 05:46:35 -0700

New England Patriots QB Tom Brady won't report to organized team activities Monday, May 21, but he's expected to report to mandatory camp in June.


Patriots | Adrian Clayborn could be limited for OTAs
Sun, 20 May 2018 10:10:24 -0700

New England Patriots TE Adrian Clayborn (quad) reportedly tweaked a quadriceps muscle during offseason workouts. While he is expected to be ready for the start of training camp, he may be limited during OTAs, which begin Monday, May 21.


Patriots | Jason McCourty may see time at safety
Sat, 19 May 2018 09:33:30 -0700

New England Patriots CB Jason McCourty may see some time at safety this upcoming season depending on the defensive package.


Patriots | Jason King back with NE
Fri, 18 May 2018 14:10:32 -0700

Free-agent OG Jason King (Patriots) re-signed with the New England Patriots Friday, May 18. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.


Patriots | Chris Lacy let go
Fri, 18 May 2018 12:02:15 -0700

New England Patriots WR Chris Lacy was waived Friday, May 18.


Patriots | Danny Shelton has target weight
Thu, 17 May 2018 12:19:31 -0700

New England Patriots DT Danny Shelton said he wants to play at 335 pounds this upcoming season and is working on getting to that weight.


Patriots | New England signs Duke Dawson
Wed, 16 May 2018 13:44:38 -0700

New England Patriots CB Duke Dawson signed his four-year rookie contract Wednesday, May 16. Financial terms were not disclosed.


Patriots | Darren Andrews reverts to IR
Tue, 15 May 2018 14:37:02 -0700

New England Patriots WR Darren Andrews (knee) cleared waivers and reverted to the New England Patriots' Reserve/Non-Football Injury list Tuesday, May 15. He will not count against the 90-man roster. Andrews tore his anterior cruciate ligament late last year.


Patriots | Phillip Dorsett has contract restructured
Tue, 15 May 2018 13:40:21 -0700

New England Patriots WR Phillip Dorsett had his training camp roster bonus reduced from $450,000 to $150,000. He can now earn $100,000 in per-game roster bonuses and $150,000 in reception incentives.


Patriots | Darren Andrews released
Mon, 14 May 2018 15:44:26 -0700

New England Patriots WR Darren Andrews was released Monday, May 14.


Patriots | NE unlikely to pursue Johnny Manziel
Mon, 14 May 2018 09:15:37 -0700

Free-agent QB Johnny Manziel (Browns) likely will no longer be pursued by the New England Patriots after the Patriots selected QB Danny Etling in the 2018 NFL Draft, in the opinion of ESPNBoston.com's Mike Reiss.


Patriots | New England signs five picks
Fri, 11 May 2018 15:40:25 -0700

New England Patriots fifth-round draft choice LB Ja'Whaun Bentley, sixth-round draft choices LB Christian Sam and WR Braxton Berrios and seventh-round draft choices CB Keion Crossen and TE Ryan Izzo signed four-year contracts Friday, May 11. Financial terms were not disclosed.


Patriots | Four linemen to miss workouts
Fri, 11 May 2018 14:00:33 -0700

New England Patriots OT Isaiah Wynn (shoulder), OT Trent Brown (shoulder), OT Marcus Cannon (ankle) and OG Joe Thuney (foot) will miss offseason workouts and minicamp because of injuries, according to offensive line coach Dante Scarnecchia.


Patriots | Marcus Cannon likely will stay at RT
Fri, 11 May 2018 13:45:49 -0700

New England Patriots OT Marcus Cannon is the team's preferred choice at right tackle this upcoming season, according to offensive line coach Dante Scarnecchia.


Patriots | Isaiah Wynn will work at LT
Fri, 11 May 2018 13:36:28 -0700

New England Patriots offensive line coach Dante Scarnecchia said OT Isaiah Wynn will line up at left tackle during training camp.


Patriots | New England parts ways with Antonio Garcia
Fri, 11 May 2018 10:39:33 -0700

New England Patriots OT Antonio Garcia was released with a non-football injury designation Friday, May 11.


Patriots | Malcolm Mitchell likely to go for OTAs
Fri, 11 May 2018 10:27:59 -0700

New England Patriots WR Malcolm Mitchell (knee) is expected to participate in OTAs after missing all of the 2017 season with a knee injury, according to The Athletic's Jeff Howe.


Patriots | Jason King cut
Thu, 10 May 2018 14:06:12 -0700

New England Patriots OG Jason King was released Thursday, May 10.


Patriots | Joe Thuney to have surgery
Thu, 10 May 2018 05:12:32 -0700

New England Patriots OG Joe Thuney (foot) has been limited in offseason work in anticipation of foot surgery, according to sources. The surgery isn't expected to threaten his availability for the season, but he'll be out of organized team activities.


Patriots | Ra'Shede Hageman works out for Pats
Wed, 09 May 2018 13:47:04 -0700

Free-agent DT Ra'Shede Hagemann (Falcons) worked out for the New England Patriots Wednesday, May 9.


Patriots | Danny Etling signs rookie deal
Wed, 09 May 2018 09:30:36 -0700

New England Patriots QB Danny Etling signed his rookie four-year contract Wednesday, May 9. Financial terms weren't disclosed.


Patriots | Rob Gronkowski may rework deal
Mon, 07 May 2018 11:49:12 -0700

New England Patriots TE Rob Gronkowski's agent has been talking with the Patriots about reworking Gronkowski's contract, according to sources.


Patriots | Two expected to compete for CB job
Mon, 07 May 2018 09:24:16 -0700

New England Patriots CBs Eric Rowe and Jason McCourty are expected to be the main candidates for the starting cornerback job opposite CB Stephon Gilmore.


Patriots | Mike Gillislee on the bubble?
Sun, 06 May 2018 10:32:18 -0700

New England Patriots RB Mike Gillislee is likely fighting for a roster spot in 2018 after opening last season as the team's No. 1 running back, according to Mike Reiss of ESPN.


Patriots | Isaiah Wynn to work at LT initially
Sat, 05 May 2018 09:28:42 -0700

New England Patriots OT Isaiah Wynn will initially work at left tackle and will compete for the starting job, in the opinion of ESPNBoston.com's Mike Reiss. He could compete for the left guard job if he is not named the starting left tackle.


Patriots | Mike Gillislee to be on bubble
Sat, 05 May 2018 09:21:55 -0700

New England Patriots RB Mike Gillislee will have to win a spot on the 53-man roster during training camp because there would be no dead money on the salary cap if Gillislee is released.


Patriots | Derek Rivers should be ready for camp
Sat, 05 May 2018 09:14:31 -0700

New England Patriots DE Derek Rivers (knee) is expected to be on the field for the start of training camp.


Patriots | Jeremy Hill finally healthy
Thu, 03 May 2018 20:44:50 -0700

New England Patriots RB Jeremy Hill said he is finally feeling like himself again after having ankle surgery last season. "I really didn't have the flexibility and the strength in it that I needed to be the back that I wanted to be," Hill said. "I'm glad that I got it done and I can get it back to 100 percent and be the back I know I can be."


Patriots | Trent Brown ready to compete for LT
Thu, 03 May 2018 12:16:34 -0700

New England Patriots OT Trent Brown said he is ready to compete for the left tackle job even though he has spent most of his playing time at right tackle.


Patriots | Two Patriots have options declined
Wed, 02 May 2018 13:44:24 -0700

New England Patriots DT Malcom Brown and WR Phillip Dorsett did not have their fifth-year options picked up Wednesday, May 2.


Patriots | Danny Shelton's option declined
Wed, 02 May 2018 13:25:43 -0700

New England Patriots DT Danny Shelton's fifth-year option is not being picked up, according to a source. He could still be signed to a long-term deal next year, however.


Patriots | Tom Brady to play at least two years
Wed, 02 May 2018 06:17:44 -0700

New England Patriots QB Tom Brady said he "negotiated" with his wife to play two more seasons, and he's working on more.


Patriots | NE considered moving up for Baker Mayfield?
Tue, 01 May 2018 09:59:12 -0700

The New England Patriots reportedly were interested enough in University of Oklahoma QB Baker Mayfield to pull off a trade with the New York Giants for the No. 2 overall pick prior to the start of the NFL Draft if he fell past the Cleveland Browns at No. 1, according to ESPN's Mike Reiss.


New England Patriots

Achord Cameron AC
Allen Dwayne TE
Allen Ryan P
Andrews Darren WR
Andrews David C
Atkins John DT
Belichick Bill HC
Bentley Ja'Whaun LB
Berrios Braxton WR
Bojorquez Corey P
Bolden Brandon RB
Bowanko Luke C
Boyer Josh AC
Brady Tom QB
Britt Kenny WR
Brown Malcom DL
Brown Trent OG
Burkhead Rex RB
Butler Adam DL
Caley Nick AC
Cannon Marcus OT
Cardona Joe LS
Caserio Nick TO
Chung Patrick SS
Clayborn Adrian DL
Crossen Keion DB
Croston Cole OL
Daly Brendan AC
Davis Keionta DL
Dawson Duke CB
Develin James FB
Dorsett Phillip WR
Ebner Nate FS
Edelman Julian WR
Etling Danny QB
Fears Ivan AC
Ferentz James C
Flores Brian AC
Flowers Marquis LB
Flowers Trey DL
Gillislee Mike RB
Gilmore Stephon CB
Gostkowski Stephen PK
Grigsby Nicholas LB
Grissom Geneo DE
Gronkowski Rob TE
Guy Lawrence DL
Harmon Duron CB
Harris Trent DE
Herron Frank DT
Hightower Dont'a LB
Hill Jeremy RB
Hogan Chris WR
Hollister Cody WR
Hollister Jacob TE
Hoyer Brian QB
Izzo Ryan TE
Jackson JC CB
Jelks Andrew OT
John Ulrick OT
Jones Cyrus CB
Jones David X. DB
Jones Jonathan CB
Judge Joe AC
Karras Ted OG
King Brandon CB
King Jason OL
Langi Harvey LB
Lee Eric LB
Lewis Ryan CB
Mason Shaquille OG
Matthews Jordan WR
McCarron Riley WR
McCourty Devin FS
McCourty Jason CB
McDaniels Josh HC
Michel Sony RB
Mitchell Malcolm WR
Niklas Troy TE
O'Shea Chad AC
Ossenfort Monti TO
Patterson Cordarrelle WR
Richards Jordan SS
Rivers Derek LB
Roberts Elandon LB
Rowe Eric CB
Sam Christian LB
Scarnecchia Dante AC
Schuplinski Jerry AC
Scruggs Greg TE
Shelton Danny DL
Slater Matthew WR
Thuney Joe OG
Tobin Matt OG
Travis Damarius S
Tye Will TE
Valentine Vincent DL
Van Noy Kyle LB
Waddle LaAdrian OT
Webb Ralph RB
White James RB
Wiltz Jomal CB
Wimann Shane TE
Wise Jr. Deatrich DE
Wynn Isaiah OT