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  1. Leftover Patriots nuggets from Denver

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    DENVER -- Gathering together some leftover notes from Sunday's AFC Championship Game: Third-down struggles: The New England Patriots struggled to defend the Denver Broncos on third down, allowing them to convert on seven of 13 tries. "You can't wi...

    Blog | January 19, 2014
  2. McCourty, Boyce not spotted at practice

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    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- Patriots safety Devin McCourty and wide receiver Josh Boyce were absent from practice Friday for the third time this week. Defensive end Rob Ninkovich, who was added to the team's injury report on Thursday with an ankle injury...

    Blog | December 27, 2013
  3. Ninkovich limited at practice by ankle injury

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    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- New England Patriots safety Devin McCourty (concussion) and wide receiver Josh Boyce (ankle) were the two players absent from Thursday's practice, while defensive end Rob Ninkovich was the only addition to the injury report, with...

    Blog | December 26, 2013
  4. Patriots-Dolphins connections, Part 2

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    We normally use this space to highlight members of the Patriots' upcoming opponent who have ties to the organization. Those names were highlighted prior to the first time they played the Dolphins, so we'll audible a bit this week and look at curre...

    Blog | December 13, 2013
  5. Rob Ninkovich optimistic about foot

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    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- New England Patriots defensive end Rob Ninkovich left Sunday's 55-31 win over the Steelers with a foot injury, though he was on the sideline late in the game and appeared ready to come back in if the game had been closer. He w...

    Blog | November 05, 2013
  6. Patriots undeterred by rash of injuries

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    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- With the bye week upon them, the New England Patriots have managed to pile up seven victories in their first nine games. That's the good news. Unfortunately, injuries also have piled up, as the team placed yet another de...

    Blog | November 03, 2013
  7. Rob Ninkovich a step ahead of the Sox

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    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- "Getting Beard" is all the rage in Boston these days, as the Red Sox culminated their magical 2013 season with a World Series win catalyzed by tremendous starting pitching, an unstoppable David Ortiz, and beards that rival those ...

    Blog | October 31, 2013
  8. Closer look at Ninkovich extension

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    Breaking down the three-year contract extension recently signed by Patriots defensive end Rob Ninkovich, which is added to the end of his current deal ($1.4 million base salary for 2013): Total terms: 3 years, maximum value of $13.65 million ($7 m...

    Blog | September 24, 2013
  9. Ninkovich on extension: 'Happy to be here'

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    The New England Patriots locked up a critical cog in their defensive front seven on Sunday, as the team agreed to terms on a three-year contract extension with defensive end Rob Ninkovich that includes $8.5 million in bonuses and guaranteed money, as...

    Blog | September 23, 2013
  10. Analysis of Rob Ninkovich deal

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    Passing along some thoughts on the news from colleague Mike Reiss that the Patriots have agreed to terms with defensive end Rob Ninkovich on an extension that will keep him around through the 2016 season. 1. Locking up a core defender. Statistics ...

    Blog | September 22, 2013
  11. X's and O's: Three-DE counterpunch

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    We've talked throughout the week about the sheer size of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers' offensive line, led by left tackle Donald Penn and left guard Carl Nicks, each of whom is a mountain of a man. One of the considerations when facing a hulking offen...

    Blog | September 21, 2013
  12. DE Justin Francis among Pats cuts

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    The Patriots have released defensive end Justin Francis, linebacker Ja'Gared Davis and defensive back Kanorris Davis, according to a league source. The news on Francis comes as a surprise, as he had developed into a rotational defensive end last s...

    Blog | August 31, 2013
  13. Polian: DE Jones a pivotal Patriot

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    Bill Belichick has often spoken about players making marked improvement from their first to second seasons in the NFL, something Chandler Jones has the opportunity to do in 2013. Jones, the team's top pick in 2012, started his rookie campaign stro...

    Blog | August 21, 2013
  14. Picked-up pieces after second-half review

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    After rewatching the second half of the Patriots' preseason win over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Friday night, here are some picked-up notes and observations: 1. On just the second play of the second half, the Bucs tested the Patriots' secondary d...

    Blog | August 17, 2013
  15. Collins draws notice from Ninkovich

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    PHILADELPHIA -- One of the intriguing new defensive players for the Patriots entering the 2013 season is top draft choice Jamie Collins, a hybrid player in college who might be asked to adopt a similar role in the pros. During his productive career a...

    Blog | August 07, 2013
  16. Defensive ends & Patriots draft

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    We continue our position-by-position look at the Patriots as they head into the draft with an examination of the defensive ends. Current personnel: Chandler Jones, Rob Ninkovich, Jermaine Cunningham, Justin Francis, Jake Bequette, Armond Armstead...

    Blog | April 08, 2013