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  1. New England Roots: James Ihedigbo

    Brendan Hall

    James Ihedigbo's journey from hometown walk-on to undrafted free agent to Super Bowl champion is the stuff of legend, a narrative often repeated around the campuses of his alma maters UMass and Amherst High School. After graduating from Amherst in 20...

    Blog | April 22, 2013
  2. Sherman: 'Definitely a lot of support' from Mass.

    Brendan Hall

    Arizona Cardinals fullback and North Attleborough native Anthony Sherman spoke with the Boston area media today on a conference call in advance of the Patriots' visit Sunday from the the 1-0 Cards. Sherman was Massachusetts' Gatorade Player of th...

    Blog | September 12, 2012
  3. Teggart on signing: 'I was caught off-guard'

    Brendan Hall

    Dave Teggart is sitting in a hotel in the Chicago area right now with one pair of clothes, and no plans to return home to Northborough. But it's a good luxury. Teggart was one of seven free agents to ink a three-year contract with the Bears fol...

    Blog | May 13, 2012
  4. Northborough's Teggart picked up by Chicago Bears

    Brendan Hall

    Former Algonquin Regional star and UConn kicker Dave Teggart confirmed to tonight that he has been offered a tryout with the Chicago Bears for their minicamp later this month. Teggart, a Northborough resident, said he got the call f...

    Blog | May 01, 2012
  5. Season-ending address from Kraft

    Brendan Hall and Steven Krasner

    FOXBOROUGH - Remarks from owner Robert Kraft, who spoke in front of reporters (he did not take questions) upon the team's return from Super Bowl XLVI: "I want to take this opportunity just to say thank you to all the media here who has done such a...

    Blog | February 06, 2012
  6. New England Roots: Jordan Todman

    Brendan Hall

    Try as he might to ignore it, Sunday ought to be one of those full-circle kind of days for Dartmouth's own Jordan Todman. A decade ago, he was staring down a life of trouble as a middle-schooler in his native New Bedford. But after moving in with...

    Blog | September 16, 2011
  7. Catching up with Malden's Breno Giacomini

    Brendan Hall

    MALDEN, Mass. -- Seattle Seahawks offensive lineman and Malden High graduate Breno Giacomini was back in town this weekend running his annual three-day youth football minicamp, at MacDonald Memorial Stadium, and as usual the big guy couldn't stop smi...

    Blog | July 24, 2011
  8. New England Roots: Liam Ezekiel

    Brendan Hall

    Who says you can't do big things from a small school? Even at the height of the Greater Boston League's football dominance across the state in the 90's and early 2000's, you'd never put Arlington High and the term "powerhouse" in the same sentence...

    Blog | July 19, 2011
  9. New England Roots: Mike DeVito

    Brendan Hall

    Mike DeVito gets a visit from his hometown team this Sunday. And you might think that, being a New York Jet, he'd have a dilemma on his hands facing the Patriots. But DeVito moved to Wellfleet from New York when he was two years old, and is a lifelon...

    Blog | September 17, 2010
  10. New England Roots: Breno Giacomini

    Brendan Hall

    Editor's note: This is the first in a recurring series of Q&A's featuring local athletes who have gone on to national prominence, talking about their days growing up. The story of Breno Giacomini, the Malden-raised son of Brazilian immigrants, is ...

    Blog | July 24, 2010
  11. What is Chris Slade doing in Shirley, Mass.?

    Brendan Hall

    SHIRLEY - Massachusetts is an all-too-familiar terrain for Chris Slade. But forgive him if he'd never heard of Shirley, a woodsy town of about 7,000 tucked outside of the I-495 loop, before this weekend. "I didn't even know this place existed," Sl...

    Blog | July 19, 2010
  12. Morris feels good heading into camp

    Brendan Hall

    Staying productive in the NFL is historically an uphill battle for running backs on the wrong side of 30. So when Sammy Morris first came into the NFL back in 2000, a fifth-round draft choice of the Bills, he figured that a goal of 10 years in the le...

    Blog | July 08, 2010
  13. Historic night for Mass. natives in NFL Draft

    Brendan C. Hall

    With an average of only 10 to 15 Massachusetts natives signing to Division 1 FBS scholarships in a given recruiting calendar, it's usually a high achievement to see at least one Bay Stater picked up in an NFL Draft. But four? That's practically un...

    Blog | May 11, 2014
  14. Worcester's Smallwood drafted by Atlanta Falcons

    Brendan C. Hall

    Doherty High graduate and UConn linebacker Yawin Smallwood became the fourth and final Massachusetts native to be selected in the NFL Draft this weekend, going in the seventh round to the Atlanta Falcons. Smallwood, a Worcester resident, was a Fir...

    Blog | May 11, 2014
  15. Dartmouth's Lynch drafted by Miami Dolphins

    Brendan C. Hall

    Saturday afternoon, former Dartmouth High standout and University of Georgia tight end Arthur Lynch became the second player from Massachusetts to get selected in the NFL Draft year, going in the fifth round to the Miami Dolphins. Lynch, a 2009 gr...

    Blog | May 10, 2014
  16. Richard Rodgers drafted by Green Bay Packers

    Brendan C. Hall

    Former St. John's High two-sport superstar Richard Rodgers was drafted in the third round of the NFL Draft, 98th overall, by the Green Bay Packers. The 6-foot-4, 257-pound Rodgers, a Worcester native, is one of the most explosive athletes to come ...

    Blog | May 10, 2014