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  1. Safety Harmon enjoys time with top vets

    Mike Reiss

    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- At one point during the Patriots' first practice of mandatory minicamp on Tuesday, four members of the secondary broke off to work on their own - cornerbacks Darrelle Revis and Brandon Browner, and safeties Devin McCourty and Dur...

    Blog | June 17, 2014
  2. Revis and the best cornerbacks in football

    Mike Reiss

    When speaking about what it's like to go against cornerback Darrelle Revis in practice, receiver Brandon LaFell said Thursday, "It's hard. You don't want to look like a dumb butt on film. He's a guy that's seen it all. None of your tricks that you're...

    Blog | June 06, 2014
  3. Pats Hall finalists: Clayborn, Law & Parcells

    Mike Reiss

    Two cornerbacks who are tied atop the New England Patriots' all-time list for career interceptions and the coach who helped revive the franchise and invigorate a region's passion for football are this year's finalists for the team's Hall of Fame. ...

    Blog | April 16, 2014
  4. Pete Carroll talks Brandon Browner

    Mike Reiss

    ORLANDO, Fla. -- Seattle Seahawks coach Pete Carroll has long been a proponent of cornerbacks playing a physical bump-and-run style, and when he considers what the New England Patriots now have with Brandon Browner, it's his ability to be effective i...

    Blog | March 26, 2014
  5. Robert Kraft on new cornerback duo

    Mike Reiss

    ORLANDO, Fla. -- Patriots owner Robert Kraft expressed excitement over the addition of free-agent cornerbacks Darrelle Revis and Brandon Browner, doing so with a humorous touch while speaking with reporters at the NFL's annual meeting Monday. "Hop...

    Blog | March 24, 2014
  6. Taking stock of Patriots' salary cap

    Mike Reiss

    Now that we have definitive financial details on contracts signed by receivers Julian Edelman (4 years) and Brandon LaFell (3 years); cornerbacks Darrelle Revis (2 years) and Brandon Browner (3 years); and tight end Michael Hoomanawanui (2 years), th...

    Blog | March 19, 2014
  7. No franchise tag for Aqib Talib

    Mike Reiss

    The NFL's franchise-tag deadline has passed and there are no surprises from a Patriots perspective. The one candidate to potentially receive the tag in a long-shot scenario, cornerback Aqib Talib, was not tagged. A franchise tag for cornerbacks wa...

    Blog | March 03, 2014
  8. Lining up Patriots 2014 free agents

    Mike Reiss

    With various top free agent lists starting to surface, let's narrow things down to the Patriots with a snapshot look at the team's free agents: 1. CB Aqib Talib -- Difference-maker when healthy and added a different dynamic to the cornerbacks room...

    Blog | February 27, 2014
  9. Dennard, Talib active for Patriots

    Mike Reiss

    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- Cornerbacks Alfonzo Dennard and Aqib Talib are active for Sunday's game against the Denver Broncos, which was the most notable news from the team's list of inactive players. Multiple media reports early in the week had indica...

    Blog | November 24, 2013
  10. Aqib Talib's return will be big boost for New England Patriots

    Mike Reiss

    Aqib Talib's one-on-one coverage ability will be a big boost for the Pats defense.

    Story | Conversation | November 11, 2013
  11. Looking closer at cornerbacks

    Mike Reiss

    The Patriots' release of Ras-I Dowling on Wednesday opens a spot on the cornerback depth chart. In previous projections, I had Dowling making the team, in part because the salary-cap charge to cut him was greater than the salary-cap charge to keep hi...

    Blog | August 29, 2013
  12. Belichick breaks down top CBs

    Mike Reiss

    PHOENIX -- Patriots coach Bill Belichick was asked questions about the team's top three cornerbacks on the depth chart -- Aqib Talib, Alfonzo Dennard and Kyle Arrington -- during the AFC coaches breakfast at the NFL annual meeting. The hope is tha...

    Blog | March 19, 2013
  13. CB Trufant & WR Hunter on the radar

    Mike Reiss

    One point that resonated here over the last few weeks was that 40-yard dash times at the NFL combine were most important for cornerbacks and receivers. The reason is that it's the closest measure to pure speed that scouts can get. Along those line...

    Blog | February 27, 2013
  14. Weekly Patriots mail is delivered

    Mike Reiss

    Every Tuesday on, questions from Patriots followers are answered as part of a weekly mailbag. This week's mailbag has been posted and includes some of the following topics: 1. Concern over the injuries to cornerbacks Aqib Talib (hip...

    Blog | December 11, 2012
  15. Weekly Patriots chat recap

    Mike Reiss

    Every Thursday on, there is a Patriots chat. Today's chat kicked off at noon, can be recapped here, and includes some of the following topics: 1. Cornerbacks coach Josh Boyer under fire. 2. Devin McCourty and his best fit on defe...

    Blog | November 01, 2012
  16. Insight on DBs from Boyer

    Mike Reiss

    TAMPA - Patriots cornerbacks coach Josh Boyer answered questions from reporters after Thursday's practice, and it was a good chance to gauge his thoughts on the secondary. A few highlights: Gregory has confirmed what Patriots thought. With 20 p...

    Blog | August 23, 2012