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  1. NFLN survey/player safety: Patriots

    Mike Reiss

    I wasn't surprised when the results of the NFL Nation Confidential survey came in so decisively on the following question: True or false, would you play in the Super Bowl if you knew you had a concussion? True: 272 False: 48 It reminds us of t...

    Blog | January 27, 2014
  2. Will 'rebound' year be enough for Ocho?

    Mike Reiss

    In an open letter to NFL commissioner Roger Goodell posted on his OCNN website, Patriots receiver Chad Ochocinco opines on some of the NFL's percolating player-safety and health issues while noting "we are at a crucial point in the history of footbal...

    Blog | May 12, 2012
  3. Patriots football journey: Don Jones

    Mike Reiss

    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. - When first-year New England Patriots safety Don Jones was asked about a memory that stands out from his time with the Miami Dolphins, he brought up his tweet about the first openly gay player to be drafted into the NFL, Michael Sa...

    Blog | October 11, 2014
  4. Patriots quick hits around the Web

    Mike Reiss

    Some Patriots quick hits around the Web: Duron Harmon a second-year player to watch. Safety Duron Harmon, a 2013 third-round draft choice, draws notice from colleague Field Yates as one of several second-year players around the NFL in position to...

    Blog | May 19, 2014
  5. Duron Harmon hits it off with students

    Mike Reiss

    TAUNTON, Mass. -- As a reporter covering the New England Patriots, the greatest exposure to players comes on the field and in the locker room. That's what made Friday a bit different with second-year safety Duron Harmon, who surprised third-grade ...

    Blog | April 11, 2014
  6. Free-agent fit: Safety

    Mike Reiss

    Third installment in a multipart series on free-agent fits at various positions leading into the start of free agency March 11. Position: Safety Players under contract for 2013: Devin McCourty, Duron Harmon, Adrian Wilson, Tavon Wilson, Nate Eb...

    Blog | March 05, 2014
  7. Three Patriots earn 2nd-team All-Pro

    Mike Reiss

    No New England Patriots players were selected to the Associated Press All-Pro team, but three earned second-team recognition -- left guard Logan Mankins, safety Devin McCourty and cornerback Aqib Talib. Quarterback Tom Brady might have seemed like...

    Blog | January 03, 2014
  8. Projecting the Patriots' inactives

    Mike Reiss

    Before the New England Patriots play a game, we'll attempt to predict the team's inactive players. Our best guess on the list for Sunday's game against the Bills: Devin McCourty: Starting safety has missed all week of practice with a concussion...

    Blog | December 28, 2013
  9. Why Tavon Wilson is on the mind

    Mike Reiss

    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- With 53 players on an active roster, and eight more on a practice squad, it's easy for some to slip through the cracks from a media perspective. Along those lines, second-year safety Tavon Wilson is on the mind today. It st...

    Blog | December 20, 2013
  10. Ups & downs for the Patriots

    Mike Reiss

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- At an initial glance, a look at the New England Patriots players whose performance was "up" and those at the opposite end of the spectrum in the team's 24-20 loss to the Carolina Panthers: Up Duron Harmon -- Rookie safety, st...

    Blog | November 18, 2013
  11. Ed Reed: Patriots made contact

    Mike Reiss

    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- After signing with the Jets on Thursday, veteran safety Ed Reed was asked by reporters if the Patriots had also contacted him. He said yes, while adding that a player from a third team also texted him after he was waived Tuesday ...

    Blog | November 14, 2013
  12. Belichick deflects on Reed; assesses safeties

    Mike Reiss

    When asked if the Patriots have interest in safety Ed Reed, who was waived by the Texans on Tuesday, Bill Belichick said today: "I don't think it would be appropriate for me to comment on players that aren't on our team." Earlier, Belichick was as...

    Blog | November 13, 2013
  13. Gregory lone absence at practice

    Mike Reiss

    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- Starting safety Steve Gregory, who broke his right thumb in the 55-31 win over the Steelers on Nov. 3, was the lone player not spotted at Patriots practice on Tuesday morning. Gregory was expected to miss a "few weeks" after i...

    Blog | November 12, 2013
  14. Catching up with former Patriots, Week 8

    Mike Reiss

    Every Wednesday during the season, we'll lead off the day with a quick recap of some notable former New England Patriots players and their standing with new teams. Patrick Chung (Eagles) Safety is inactive for a 15-7 home loss to the Giants. Sea...

    Blog | October 30, 2013
  15. Catching up with former Patriots, Week 7

    Mike Reiss

    Every Wednesday during the season, we'll lead off the day with a quick recap of some notable former New England Patriots players and their standing with new teams. Patrick Chung (Eagles) Safety is inactive for a 17-3 loss to the visiting Cowboys ...

    Blog | October 23, 2013
  16. Tavon Wilson ruled out

    Mike Reiss

    CINCINNATI -- The New England Patriots downgraded safety Tavon Wilson (hamstring) to out on their injury report, meaning they will be without one of their core special-teams players for Sunday's game against the Cincinnati Bengals. Wilson plays on...

    Blog | October 05, 2013