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Patriots Gab Game Ball Edition

If we were giving out game balls to the best players from Monday Night’s beat down of the Houston Texans then these are the players that are most deserving of it: 1. Tom Brady. He came out sharp and scored 3 touchdowns on the Patriots first three possessions of the game and in the second […]

LG Logan Mankins Back at Practice; Gronkowski Sits Out

Patriots left guard Logan Mankins returned to practice today after missing a week with a hip injury, and Dont’a Hightower practiced after injuring his hamstring Sunday. However, tight end Rob Gronkowski (hip), tight end Aaron Hernandez (ankle), safety Steve Gregory, Michael Hoomanawanui and wide receiver Julian Edelman (ankle) did not participate. Gregory and Hoomanawanui were […]

Pats Ink First Round Pick Dont’a Hightower

The Patriots signed first-round draft choice Dont’a Hightower on Thursday to a four-year contract. Hightower, 22, was selected by New England with the 25th overall pick in April. The 6-foot-3, 270-pound linebacker from Alabama was a finalist for the Chuck Bednarik, Butkus and Lombardi Awards, and was a consensus All-American in 2011. Hightower started 42 […]