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  1. Parcells does not regret drafting Jake Long

    Tim Graham

    Four words Bill Parcells uttered as a musing exploded into a sexy headline that bothered him: "Parcells: Dolphins should have taken Ryan, not Long, in '08." The headline was 150 percent longer than the actual quote. The former Miami Dol...

    Blog | April 13, 2011
  2. Marshall active for Dolphins versus Jets

    Tim Graham

    EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- Miami Dolphins receiver Brandon Marshall is back in the lineup Sunday and will play against the New York Jets. Here are the inactives at the Meadowlands: Miami Dolphins Tight end Mickey Shuler Right tackle Vernon Car...

    Blog | December 12, 2010
  3. Dolphins D unable to clamp tight ends

    Tim Graham

    The Miami Dolphins have a problem defending tight ends. They struggled throughout 2009 to contain them, and they're off to a rougher start this season. Tight ends accumulated a nice stat line against Miami last year: 68 receptions for 993 yards...

    Blog | September 30, 2010
  4. Over or under? New England Patriots

    Tim Graham

    Football Outsiders managing editor Bill Barnwell and I pick over or under for three players from each AFC East team, using 2010 statistical projections from's fantasy analysts. It's time to bring you the New England Patriots. BradyQu...

    Blog | June 29, 2010
  5. Players acutely aware of 'Madden' scores

    Tim Graham

    Every time I write an item about ratings for the "Madden" video game, I receive responses from readers who just don't understand the phenomenon. "Madden" has become an NFL institution. Back in the day, athletes used to know they made it when they ...

    Blog | June 08, 2010
  6. Patriots take wire cutters to Shawn Springs

    Tim Graham

    Shawn Springs was the New England Patriots' starting left cornerback for nine games last year, including the playoffs. Springs Now he's out of work. The Patriots released Springs on Tuesday and signed sixth-round draft choice Ted Larsen, an ...

    Blog | May 18, 2010
  7. Is Darrelle Revis worth $20M a year?

    Tim Graham

    All-galaxy cornerback Darrelle Revis reportedly wants $20 million. No, I don't mean $20 million over the length of a multiyear contract, or in guarantees. I mean $20 million a season. That's the figure National Football Post columnist Michae...

    Blog | May 17, 2010
  8. Hernandez continues Patriots' TE makeover

    Tim Graham

    A month ago, the only tight ends on the New England Patriots' roster were Robbie Agnone and Rob Myers, undrafted rookies on last year's practice squad. They cut Chris Baker and let Benjamin Watson drift off into free agency. The depth chart loo...

    Blog | April 24, 2010
  9. Wycheck: Crumpler still has plenty to give

    Tim Graham

    The New England Patriots have a tight end who has caught an NFL pass. CrumplerAlge Crumpler actually has snagged 367 of them for 37 touchdowns. Multiple outlets are reporting the Patriots have reached terms with Crumpler, a four-time Pro Bowler...

    Blog | March 18, 2010
  10. Grahamtastic interview on 'SVP Show'

    Tim Graham

    For those who didn't get a chance to catch my ESPN Radio segment Friday afternoon with Ryen Russillo of "The Scott Van Pelt Show," you can experience the broadcast splendor right here. For those who heard it live, I know you're eager to relive the ma...

    Blog | March 12, 2010
  11. Patriots' TE depth chart plunges into abyss

    Tim Graham

    With the loss of Benjamin Watson and no tight ends who've played in an NFL game on their roster, the New England Patriots have a crater at the position. In a piece for, Mike Reiss examines the void, pointing out the Patriots don't e...

    Blog | March 12, 2010
  12. Pats losing benefit of doubt on FA pickups?

    Tim Graham

    Remember when the New York Jets cut tight end Chris Baker and the New England Patriots pounced on him? There was a sense the Jets had made a grave error. When the Patriots sign somebody, there's an assumption he's going to shine. That Baker would ...

    Blog | March 04, 2010
  13. Rapid Reaction: Ravens 33, Patriots 14

    Tim Graham

    The New England Patriots crashed hard Sunday. The Baltimore Ravens went into Gillette Stadium and pounded the Patriots like Keith Moon used to treat his drum kit. New England lost 33-14 and never really was in the game. Baltimore made it loo...

    Blog | January 10, 2010
  14. Final Word: Ravens-Patriots

    Tim Graham

    Three nuggets of knowledge about Sunday's Ravens-Patriots wild-card playoff game: Julian Edelman will do enough to help the Patriots cope with Wes Welker's injury. I'm not going to debate analysts who've played the game about Welker's importance t...

    Blog | January 08, 2010
  15. Vilma: 'You can't sleep' on Watson, Baker

    Tim Graham

    Throughout the season, New Orleans Saints linebacker Jonathan Vilma has been sharing his thoughts about upcoming opponents on his Playmaker Mobile page. Watson Baker He has been previewing Monday night's monster showdown against New England Patrio...

    Blog | November 25, 2009
  16. Brady, Manning are NFL's top double agents

    Tim Graham

    Nobody relies on the double formation more than Tom Brady and Peyton Manning. ESPN Stats & Information tracks every snap and notes the New England Patriots and Indianapolis Colts favor the formation -- single back, two receivers to each side -...

    Blog | November 12, 2009