Team Notebook: New England Patriots

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Patriots | Dan Skuta meeting with Pats
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 11:49:19 -0700

Free-agent LB Dan Skuta (Jaguars) is meeting with the New England Patriots Wednesday, April 26, according to a source.


Patriots | Brandon Fusco visiting Foxboro
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 10:07:16 -0700

Free-agent C/G Brandon Fusco (Vikings) is meeting with the New England Patriots on Wednesday, April 26.


Patriots | Mike Gillislee will receive carries
Mon, 24 Apr 2017 16:44:43 -0700

New England Patriots RB Mike Gillislee is expected to receive a role like the one free-agent RB LeGarrette Blount (Patriots) had this past season.


Patriots | LeGarrette Blount likely to find new team
Mon, 24 Apr 2017 16:43:45 -0700

Free-agent RB LeGarrette Blount (Patriots) likely will not re-sign with the New England Patriots this offseason after the Patriots signed RB Mike Gillislee.


Patriots | Mike Gillislee officially joins Patriots
Mon, 24 Apr 2017 13:05:09 -0700

Buffalo Bills RB Mike Gillislee's two-year, $6.4 million offer sheet was not matched by the Bills, thus officially making him a member of the New England Patriots, according to a source.


Patriots | Jimmy Garoppolo staying put?
Sun, 23 Apr 2017 17:14:33 -0700

New England Patriots QB Jimmy Garoppolo "isn't going anywhere," according to ESPN's Adam Schefter.


Patriots | 'Long shot' Jimmy Garoppolo gets traded
Sun, 23 Apr 2017 11:27:15 -0700

New England Patriots QB Jimmy Garoppolo figures to be the target of several last-ditch trade attempts from the Cleveland Browns leading up to the start of the 2017 NFL Draft, but the Boston Herald's Karen Guregian considers a potential deal a "long shot" that would require an "overwhelming offer".


Patriots | Adoree' Jackson attracting interest
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 23:43:33 -0700

Southern California CB Adoree' Jackson has had contact with the New England Patriots, although the team has not had an official visit with him.


Patriots | More on James White terms
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 06:48:09 -0700

Updating previous reports, New England Patriots RB James White's three-year extension is worth $12.69 million with $5.69 million guaranteed and a $4 million signing bonus.


Patriots | Obi Melifonwu meets with Pats
Thu, 20 Apr 2017 12:00:45 -0700

Connecticut S Obi Melifonwu had a private visit with the New England Patriots Thursday, April 20, according to a source.


Patriots | James White contract update
Wed, 19 Apr 2017 12:46:57 -0700

Updating a previous report, New England Patriots RB James White's three-year contract extension is worth as much as $15 million, according to a source. The deal includes $4.69 million in guaranteed money.


Patriots | Matt Lengel re-signs with Pats
Tue, 18 Apr 2017 16:40:49 -0700

New England Patriots TE Matt Lengel signed his exclusive rights tender Tuesday, April 18.


Patriots | Malcolm Butler won't be at workouts
Tue, 18 Apr 2017 16:19:36 -0700

New England Patriots CB Malcolm Butler has no intention of participating in workouts despite signing his exclusive rights tender.


Patriots | James White agrees to extension
Tue, 18 Apr 2017 16:11:48 -0700

New England Patriots RB James White agreed to a three-year contract extension Tuesday, April 18, according to a source. He is now signed through 2020. Financial terms were not disclosed.


Patriots | Tre Jackson released
Tue, 18 Apr 2017 14:05:11 -0700

New England Patriots OG Tre Jackson was released Tuesday, April 18.


Patriots | Malcolm Butler signs tender
Tue, 18 Apr 2017 13:56:22 -0700

New England Patriots restricted free-agent CB Malcolm Butler signed his tender Tuesday, April 18. He could still be traded, however.


Patriots | Three prospects visit Patriots
Tue, 18 Apr 2017 13:06:59 -0700

Wisconsin OT Ryan Ramczyk, California WR Chad Hansen and Eastern Washington DT Samson Ebukam visited the New England Patriots Tuesday, April 18.


Patriots | Danny Amendola will take pay cut
Tue, 18 Apr 2017 11:11:02 -0700

New England Patriots WR Danny Amendola agreed to a pay cut for the 2017 season, according to a source. He was slated to earn $6 million this season. Details of the pay cut were not disclosed.


Patriots | Pats offer contract to Mike Gillislee
Tue, 18 Apr 2017 10:40:41 -0700

The New England Patriots have offered Buffalo Bills restricted free-agent RB Mike Gillislee a two-year, $6.4 million contract, according to a source. The first year of the deal is worth $4 million.


Patriots | Tom Brady plans to be at workouts
Sun, 16 Apr 2017 13:16:44 -0700

New England Patriots QB Tom Brady is expected to participate in the offseason workouts that start Monday, April 17.


Patriots | Dont'a Hightower financial details
Sun, 16 Apr 2017 06:47:07 -0700

Updating a previous report, New England Patriots LB Dont'a Hightower's four-year contract includes numerous incentives that are based on playing time. In addition to receiving $54,687.50 for every game he is active, he could earn up to $2 million in annual incentives based on the percentage of snaps he plays. Hightower would earn $375,000 in bonuses for playing in 65 percent of snaps, an additional $250,000 for 70 percent, another $250,000 for 75 percent and another $125,000 for 80 percent. He can also earn $500,000 bonuses for earning first-team All-Pro or making the Pro Bowl on the original ballot.


Patriots | Jason McCourty an 'ideal match' for Pats?
Fri, 14 Apr 2017 09:05:17 -0700

Tennessee Titans CB Jason McCourty, who was informed he will be released, would be an "ideal match" for the New England Patriots, according to ESPN's Mike Reiss. In addition to the potential need for depth at the position with the uncertainty surrounding Malcolm Butler's status, starting S Devin McCourty is Jason's twin brother.


Patriots | Kerry Wynn visited Patriots
Thu, 13 Apr 2017 13:48:06 -0700

New York Giants restricted free-agent DE Kerry Wynn met with the New England Patriots Wednesday, April 12, according to a source. Wynn was given a low tender by the Giants in March.


Patriots | Running backs visit Patriots
Thu, 13 Apr 2017 11:40:21 -0700

Buffalo Bills restricted free-agent RB Mike Gillislee and Miami Dolphins restricted free-agent Damien Williams recently visited the New England Patriots, according to sources. Offer sheets have not been made yet, however.


Patriots | Damien Williams visited Pats
Thu, 13 Apr 2017 05:21:38 -0700

Miami Dolphins restricted free-agent RB Damien Williams visited the New England Patriots Wednesday, April 12.


Patriots | Mike Gillislee visits New England
Thu, 13 Apr 2017 05:20:58 -0700

Buffalo Bills restricted free-agent RB Mike Gillislee visited the New England Patriots recently, according to a source.


Patriots | New England meets with Teez Tabor
Mon, 10 Apr 2017 17:48:26 -0700

Florida CB Teez Tabor met with the New England Patriots Monday, April 10, according to a source.


Patriots | LeGarrette Blount not interested in NE offer
Mon, 10 Apr 2017 15:40:16 -0700

Free-agent RB LeGarrette Blount (Patriots) does not plan to sign the current offer from the New England Patriots, which he received at the start of free agency.


Patriots | Cameron Fleming signs tender
Mon, 10 Apr 2017 14:55:55 -0700

New England Patriots restricted free-agent OT Cameron Fleming signed his tender Monday, April 10. The tender will earn Fleming $1.80 million in 2017.


Patriots | Marshawn Lynch has interest in Patriots
Mon, 10 Apr 2017 12:36:34 -0700

Former Seattle Seahawks RB Marshawn Lynch is interested in playing for the New England Patriots if plans to play for the Oakland Raiders fall through.


Patriots | LeGarrette Blount back to New England?
Sun, 09 Apr 2017 17:23:19 -0700

Free-agent RB LeGarrette Blount (Patriots) is likely to re-sign with the New England Patriots sooner rather than later, according to beat writer Jim McBride.


Patriots | Adrian Peterson worked out for NE
Sun, 09 Apr 2017 16:02:06 -0700

Updating a previous report, free-agent RB Adrian Peterson (Vikings) participated in a workout during his visit with the New England Patriots Monday, April 3.


Patriots | Brandon Bolden must earn spot
Fri, 07 Apr 2017 20:52:20 -0700

Updating a previous report, New England Patriots RB Brandon Bolden's contract is a one-year deal worth $855,000 with a $50,000 signing bonus, and he will have to compete for a roster spot.


Patriots | LeGarrette Blount has offer from Pats
Fri, 07 Apr 2017 16:38:29 -0700

Free-agent RB LeGarrette Blount (Patriots) has received a contract offer from the New England Patriots this offseason.


Patriots | New England not pursuing Richard Sherman?
Thu, 06 Apr 2017 18:36:43 -0700

Seattle Seahawks CB Richard Sherman will not be pursued by the New England Patriots, according to a source.


Patriots | Brandon Bolden back with Pats
Wed, 05 Apr 2017 14:19:13 -0700

Free-agent RB Brandon Bolden re-signed with the New England Patriots Wednesday, April 5. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.


Patriots | Richard Sherman a trade option for NE?
Wed, 05 Apr 2017 11:51:23 -0700

Seattle Seahawks CB Richard Sherman could be a trade target for the New England Patriots if they lose restricted free-agent CB Malcolm Butler this offseason, according a source. The Patriots have expressed some interest in Sherman, but other teams have been more aggressive in their pursuit of Sherman at this point.


Patriots | A LeGarrette Blount return still in question
Tue, 04 Apr 2017 16:37:14 -0700

New England Patriots RB LeGarrette Blount would like to return to the Patriots after next season and the Patriots would like him back. However, Blount and the Patriots remain on different terms in regards to a long-term contract.


Patriots | Adrian Peterson leaves without deal
Mon, 03 Apr 2017 13:12:06 -0700

Free-agent RB Adrian Peterson (Vikings) left his visit with the New England Patriots without a deal Monday, April 3, according to sources. He could revisit at a later time, however.


Patriots | Rob Gronkowski ready for workouts
Mon, 03 Apr 2017 07:36:29 -0700

New England Patriots TE Rob Gronkowski (back) said he'll be ready for offseason workouts.


Patriots | Adrian Peterson to meet with Patriots
Sun, 02 Apr 2017 14:58:08 -0700

Free-agent RB Adrian Peterson (Vikings) is scheduled to meet with the New England Patriots Monday, April 3, according to sources.


Patriots | Tom Brady receives bonus
Fri, 31 Mar 2017 06:12:21 -0700

New England Patriots QB Tom Brady receives a $14 million deferred signing bonus payment Friday, March 31.


Patriots | New England checked in on Richard Sherman
Wed, 29 Mar 2017 16:12:46 -0700

The New England Patriots checked on the availability of Seattle Seahawks CB Richard Sherman before they signed CB Stephon Gilmore.


Patriots | Joe Mixon off Patriots' draft board
Wed, 29 Mar 2017 06:20:02 -0700

Oklahoma RB Joe Mixon will not be on the New England Patriots' draft board in the 2017 NFL draft, according to a source.


Patriots | Tom Brady plans to play a while
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 13:12:30 -0700

New England Patriots QB Tom Brady told owner Robert Kraft that he hopes to play for six or seven more years.