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Chiefs defender Frank Clark talks about building a Patriots-like dynasty

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Kansas City is trying to win its second Super Bowl of the Patrick Mahomes-Andy Reid era on Sunday.

The Kansas City Chiefs are the closest thing to a dynasty the NFL currently has, and they very much know that. Talk about the team reaching that level emerged as soon as it won its first Super Bowl of the Patrick Mahomes-Andy Reid era back in 2020.

No additional championships have since been added, but the “D” word remains on a lot of minds. That is...

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New England Patriots links 2/08/23 - Free agent wish list: Plenty of defenders included

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Daily news and links for Wednesday

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Patriots 2023 Mock Draft Tracker. Paul Perillo’s NFL Notes: Ready for awards season. Mike Dussault notes Bill Belichick appeared on Tom Brady’s “Let’s Go” SiriusXM podcast. Patriots Unfiltered: Top takeaways from Senior Bowl / Shrine Bowl; How will Tom Brady be honored by the Patriots?, Positions of need. (2 hours)

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Patriots offseason preview: New England faces questions at cornerback

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Our position-by-position offseason analysis continues at cornerback.

Two teams are left standing in the NFL playoffs, but the New England Patriots are not among them. Finishing the regular season with an 8-9 record, they failed to qualify for the tournament and are already on to the offseason.

It projects to be an interesting one for the team. On the one hand, it is coming off a disappointing year that saw especially the offense fall short of its...

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Pats Pulpit Reacts: How would you grade the Patriots’ latest coaching hires?

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New England brought in two new assistant coaches over the last few days.

Welcome to SB Nation Reacts, a survey of fans across the NFL. Throughout the year we ask questions of the most plugged-in Patriots fans and fans across the country. Sign up here to participate in the weekly emailed surveys.

After bringing Bill O’Brien in as their new offensive coordinator, the New England Patriots have hired two more coaches on that side...

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Patriots owner Robert Kraft doubles down on his intentions to honor Tom Brady

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Brady announced his retirement from pro football last week.

The greatest player in NFL history announced his retirement last week, and his former team will make sure to honor him accordingly.

New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft already announced his intentions to sign Brady, who finished his career with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, to a ceremonial one-day contract. Kraft recently doubled down on his plans, noting that his organization will prepare a...

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Tom Brady Career Celebration Eyed by Patriots; Could Sign Ceremonial 1-Day Contract

New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft has been

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Patriots Suggested As Odell Beckham Jr. Free Agency Fit

Part of the New England Patriots’ game plan for the 2023 offseason has to be fixing the offense. They have already begun that process, bringing back Bill O’Brien to be the team’s offensive coordinator after the mess that was Matt Patricia and Joe Judge leading that unit in 2022.

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Where Bill Belichick got the inspiration to rip Tom Brady in Patriots meetings

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Bill Belichick appeared on Brady’s “Let’s Go!” podcast Monday night.

Bill Belichick has established quite the culture in his 24 years as the New England Patriots head coach. It’s a culture where not any player was above the team, which even included his former six-time Super Bowl winning quarterback.

Many former Patriots have shared stories about how Belichick would not be afraid to call out Tom Brady in meetings for poor play. Appearing...

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7-round mock draft 1.0: Patriots make a splash on offense

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The Patriots trade for veteran help, and add some developmental talent in this mock draft.

The 2022 football season is coming to an end, and so I thought it was the right time to release my New England Patriots Mock Draft 1.0. I decided to make a big splash, and take some action popular guys as well.

The draft projections are a bit all over the place because neither the Scouting Combine nor any Pro Days have not happened yet, but I tried to make it as...

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Patriots captain Matthew Slater gives insight into his offseason mindset, eventual post-retirement plans

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Coming off his 15th season, Slater’s future remains uncertain.

Among the most intriguing storylines for the New England Patriots this offseason is the future of long-time team captain Matthew Slater. The 37-year-old is not guaranteed to extend his career into what would be a 16th season in the NFL.

So far, Slater has not announced a decision yet. The fact that he is taking his time should not necessarily be seen as a sign that he is trending one way over...

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New England Patriots links 2/07/23 - Big thumbs up: Offensive staff set, Brady-Belichick love; More

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Daily news and links for Tuesday.

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Patriots 2023 Mock Draft Tracker. Evan Lazar talks about the report that the Patriots are set to add former Oregon offensive line coach Adrian Klemm to coaching staff. Evan Lazar tackles this week’s Patriots Mailbag: An early look at the Pats first-round options in the draft and a free agency wish list; Who are some of the big names the Pats could target this offseason? Mic’d Up: Matthew Judon at Pro Bowl...

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Tom Brady Says 'Brady vs. Belichick' Debate is 'Such a Stupid Conversation'

Tom Brady doesn't have time for anyone trying to debate whether he or Bill Belichick was more responsible for the New England Patriots' success during their 20...

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Who is Adrian Klemm, and why did the Patriots hire him to their coaching staff?

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Klemm will work with the offensive line in a yet-to-be-announced role.

The New England Patriots have made another addition to their offensive coaching staff. After already hiring Bill O’Brien as the unit’s coordinator and later adding Will Lawing in an as-of-yet unannounced capacity — he is a prime candidate to coach tight ends — the team brought in Adrian Klemm from the University of Oregon.

The hire is not official as of Tuesday morning, but the...

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Bill Belichick, Tom Brady share praise for each other on Brady’s podcast

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Belichick was one of many guests on Brady’s new Let’s Go podcast.

In Tom Brady’s first Let’s Go podcast since announcing his retirement, he was joined by a slew of special guests that included his former head coach, Bill Belichick.

Belichick had plenty of praise for his former quarterback.

“The greatest player, the greatest career,” Belichick said. “A great, great person. It was such an opportunity and an honor for me to coach Tom. I guess...

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Adrian Klemm leaves Oregon to join Patriots staff

The former Patriots O-lineman was linked to a New England return earlier in the offseason, and he'll officially reunite with Belichick as a coach.

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Tom Brady brings in notable guest for post-retirement podcast

The upcoming episode of Brady’s “Let’s Go!” podcast includes appearances from many notable figures. Chief among them is Bill Belichick, who spoke to Brady and paid tribute to the quarterback’s career.

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Ex-Patriots quarterback Tom Brady to begin broadcasting career in 2024

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The GOAT will join FOX Sports next year.

Former New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady, who announced his retirement from professional football last week, will take a year off before starting his next career.

As he announced during an appearance on The Herd, he will officially join FOX Sports for the 2024 season. Until then, he is planning to take some time to learn the craft and “be great at what I do.”

Tom Brady tells...

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Report: Patriots hiring Oregon assistant Adrian Klemm

The New England Patriots are set to reunite with Oregon's Adrian Klemm by adding him to their coaching staff, ESPN reported Monday. Klemm reportedly will join the Patriots as their offensive line coach and run game coordinator.

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Report: Adrian Klemm expected to join Patriots’ staff, presumably as offensive line coach

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Klemm is set to return to New England.

The New England Patriots are set to add another coach to their staff. Adrian Klemm, who most recently was serving as associate head coach, run game coordinator and offensive line coach at the University of Oregon, is expected to join the team per a report by ESPN’s Pete Thamel.

The Patriots and Klemm go way back. A former second-round pick by the team in 2000, he was New England’s first...

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Watch: Patriots linebacker Matthew Judon was mic’d up at the Pro Bowl

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The New England Patriots’ lone representative at this year’s Pro Bowl wore a microphone during one of the practice sessions: linebacker Matthew Judon was mic’d up, and his usual outspoken self.

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