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  1. Kiper: Risky to count on Duron Harmon

    Mike Reiss

    ESPN draft analyst Mel Kiper has posted an Insider piece today in which he lists top needs for each NFL team . One of them for the Patriots is safety and Kiper writes, "We'll see if Duron Harmon can take a step forward this season, but I consider ...

    Blog | April 21, 2014
  2. Five games, four different d-lines

    Mike Reiss

    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- Patriots coach Bill Belichick and his assistants often make the point that they are a "game-plan" team, one that crafts its plan each week specific to that opponent. Unlike other teams who focus more on perfecting one style of...

    Blog | October 21, 2010
  3. Lesson can be learned from Jets

    Mike Reiss

    Regardless of an allegiance to a specific team, one thing football fans can appreciate about this year's New York Jets is this: They are who they are, they stay true to their identity, and stick to their plan. After their 17-14 upset over the Char...

    Blog | January 17, 2010
  4. 'Unfamiliar territory' for Patriots

    Mike Reiss

    Observed and heard in the locker room after the New England Patriots' 41-14 loss to the Kansas City Chiefs: A different type of loss: Defensive lineman Vince Wilfork, one of the team's captains, said simply: "They beat us like we stole something."...

    Blog | September 30, 2014
  5. Gostkowski's SportsCenter commercial

    Mike Reiss

    New England Patriots kicker Stephen Gostkowski might one day have a future in sports broadcasting. He played along in a lighthearted "SportsCenter" commercial. "I'm a team player, I foster a positive work environment. I think I deserve a raise and...

    Blog | September 29, 2014
  6. Following up on Patriots' offensive line

    Mike Reiss

    One follow-up from the New England Patriots' 30-7 win over the Vikings on Sunday was how the team changed course with its offensive line plans. After rotating center Ryan Wendell into the mix as a No. 6 option during the season-opener, the Patriot...

    Blog | September 16, 2014
  7. Chandler Jones addresses roughing calls

    Mike Reiss

    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. - The New England Patriots were penalized three times for roughing the passer in the season opener. It was an out-of-character performance from a team that had just one such penalty all of last season. Chandler Jones had two of t...

    Blog | September 12, 2014
  8. Hightower: Overcompensating with run D

    Mike Reiss

    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- There was an interesting exchange between a reporter and linebacker Dont'a Hightower in the New England Patriots locker room on Wednesday as it related to one of the pressing early-season issues facing the team -- a leaky run def...

    Blog | September 10, 2014
  9. Patriots re-sign LB Chris White

    Mike Reiss

    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- Linebacker Chris White, who played every game last season for the New England Patriots as one of their core special teams players, has been re-signed by the club. White had been waived Sunday as part of some roster juggling ti...

    Blog | September 04, 2014
  10. Garoppolo on No. 2: 'Hasn't really sunk in'

    Mike Reiss

    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- When the New England Patriots traded quarterback Ryan Mallett to the Houston Texans on Sunday, it answered one of the lingering questions for the team at the end of the preseason: Who would be the top backup behind Tom Brady? ...

    Blog | September 02, 2014
  11. QB Bethel-Thompson to practice squad

    Mike Reiss

    The trickle-down effect of the New England Patriots trading quarterback Ryan Mallett to the Texans is that the team will now account for the position on its practice squad. McLeod Bethel-Thompson, one of 12 players in for a tryout on Saturday, is joi...

    Blog | August 31, 2014
  12. Studying Patriots O-line combinations

    Mike Reiss

    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- One of the biggest questions following the New England Patriots' trade of starting left guard Logan Mankins to the Buccaneers on Tuesday is how the team plans to fill the void. The players who figure to be affected most have been...

    Blog | August 28, 2014
  13. Quick-hit thoughts around NFL, Patriots

    Mike Reiss

    Quick-hit thoughts around the NFL and with the Patriots: 1. One of the unforgettable images of Patriots training camp came Aug. 5 when the team held a three-hour full-pads joint practice with Washington in hot, humid temperatures, before Bill Beli...

    Blog | August 24, 2014
  14. Patriots showing up on special teams

    Mike Reiss

    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- With roster cutdowns coming across the NFL this week, one area that can sometimes provide insight as to how a club values a player is special teams. With this in mind, here were the Patriots' players showing up on more than tw...

    Blog | August 23, 2014
  15. Patriots showing up on special teams

    Mike Reiss

    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- One of the often-overlooked places to look when it comes to a player's value to a team is in the kicking game. With this in mind, here are the New England Patriots players who showed up on more than two top units (kickoff retu...

    Blog | August 21, 2014
  16. An all-white preseason for Patriots

    Mike Reiss

    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- One of the questions that came up on Twitter after the New England Patriots' preseason game against the Eagles last Friday was why the team wore its white road jerseys at home. No official reason was given, but those decisions...

    Blog | August 21, 2014