Team Notebook: New England Patriots
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Patriots | New England makes two roster moves
Patriots | Terrance Knighton cut by Pats
Patriots | Danny Amendola may stay on PUP list
New England Patriots WR Danny Amendola (ankle, knee) has not done much during practice since the start of training camp and could start the season on the Physically Unable to Perform list, which would keep him out for at least the first six weeks of the season.
Patriots | Jonathan Freeny receives extension
Patriots | Terrance Knighton unsure about future
New England Patriots DT Terrance Knighton said he is concerned about his future with the team after he did not receive any playing time during the preseason game against the Carolina Panthers Friday, Aug. 26.
Patriots | D.J. Foster shows versatility
Patriots | Chris Hogan stands out
Patriots | Uneven debut for Tom Brady
Patriots | Jimmy Garoppolo expected to start Friday
New England Patriots QB Jimmy Garoppolo is expected to be the starting quarterback in the preseason game against the Carolina Panthers Friday, Aug. 26. QB Tom Brady will also receive playing time during the game.
Patriots | Alan Branch reinstated
Patriots | New England adds Barkevious Mingo
Patriots | Rob Gronkowski back at practice
Patriots | Nate Washington let go
Patriots | Bryan Stork sent packing
Patriots | Joe Thuney to start at LG?
New England Patriots OG Joe Thuney is close to locking down the starting job at left guard, according to head coach Bill Belichick. Thuney was worked in that role since the first day of spring practice.
Patriots | Jabaal Sheard out 2-4 weeks
Patriots | Donald Brown released
Patriots | Tom Brady returns to practice
Patriots | Logan Ryan OK for contact
Patriots | Danny Amendola moving well
New England Patriots WR Danny Amendola (ankle, knee) appears to be moving well despite remaining on the Physically Unable to Perform list. He did warm up with teammates in practice Monday, Aug. 22, but he was not in full pads.
Patriots | Jabaal Sheard remains sidelined
Patriots | Rob Gronkowski still out
Patriots | Bear Pascoe released
Patriots | Sebastian Vollmer to IR
Patriots | Cedric Thompson released
Patriots | James White thrives as receiver
Patriots | Dion Lewis expected to miss two months
Updating previous reports, New England Patriots RB Dion Lewis (knee) is expected to miss two months because of his second knee surgery and likely will start the 2016 season on the Physically Unable to Perform list.
Patriots | Sebastian Vollmer injury update
Updating a previous report, New England Patriots OT Sebastian Vollmer (hip) has not been able to practice because of a nagging hip injury, according to a source. Vollmer could start the regular season on the Physically Unable to Perform list or could be placed on the Reserve/Injured list.
Patriots | Dion Lewis may play in 2016
Patriots | Shaquille Mason to miss time
Patriots | Sebastian Vollmer may go on IR
New England Patriots OT Sebastian Vollmer (undisclosed) likely will be placed on the Reserve/Injured list, according to a source. Vollmer started training camp on the Physically Unable to Perform list because of an undisclosed injury.
Patriots | Dion Lewis needs another surgery
New England Patriots RB Dion Lewis (knee) will need to undergo another surgery on his knee, according to a source. There is no timetable for his return. Lewis originally tore his anterior cruciate ligament in November.
Patriots | Dion Lewis may start on PUP list
New England Patriots RB Dion Lewis (knee) could start the regular season on the Physically Unable to Perform list if he is not able to participate in practice this week, in the opinion of ESPNBoston.com's Mike Reiss. Lewis is doing well in his recovery but has not practiced since the start of training camp.
Patriots | A.J. Derby fighting for spot
New England Patriots TE A.J. Derby is competing with TE Clay Harbor for the No. 3 tight end job and has been more consistent than Harbor since training camp started. Derby made two difficult receptions during the preseason game Thursday, Aug. 18.
Patriots | LeGarrette Blount battling Tyler Gaffney?
New England Patriots RB LeGarrette Blount is "likely" battling RB Tyler Gaffney the club's final running back spot. RBs Dion Lewis and James White "appear to be locked in" as the receiving running backs, while RB Brandon Bolden "figures" to have a spot on the roster thanks to his role on special teams. Blount and Gaffney are competing for the "between-the-tackles kind of role."
Patriots | Terrance Knighton on outside looking in?
New England Patriots DT Terrance Knighton is starting to look like he's "on the outside looking in" for a roster spot. There has been a "surprising lack of hold at the point of attack," along with little movement.
Patriots | LeGarrette Blount runs over Chicago
Patriots | A.J. Derby shines against Chicago
Patriots | Tom Brady's agent talks thumb injury
Patriots | Solid line for Jimmy Garoppolo
Patriots | Tom Brady slices right thumb
Updating a previous report, New England Patriots QB Tom Brady (thumb) sliced his right thumb with a pair of scissors prior to the club's preseason game Thursday, August 18, against the Chicago Bears. Brady was trying to pry something from the bottom of his cleat prior to taking the field and sustained the cut. It's not known whether or not he needed stitches but he was seen leaving the stadium in regular clothes.
Patriots | Tom Brady not on the field
Patriots | Alan Branch suspended by team
Patriots | Plenty of action for Martellus Bennett?
New England Patriots TEs Martellus Bennett and Rob Gronkowski could be on the field together for up to 80% of the Patriots' plays, in the opinion of ESPNBoston.com's Mike Reiss. Head coach Bill Belichick views the tight ends as interchangeable and believes they can cause problems for opposing defenses when they're on the field at the same time.
Patriots | Tom Brady to play Thursday
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