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Bernd Buchmasser

One name suspiciously missing from Patriots assistant coaches’ media availability schedule

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Related: Patriots reportedly set to lose longtime running backs coach Ivan Fears to retirement soon

For the first four months of the offseason, the New England Patriots did not make any of their assistant coaches available to the media. That will change on Monday, with the team having set up conference calls with 12 members of its coaching staff — including new addition Joe Judge and jack-of-all-trades Matt Patricia.

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Bernd Buchmasser

How will the Patriots fill the open spots on their 90-man roster?

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Related: Patriots claim tight end Matt Sokol off waivers from Lions

With the draft in the books and rookie free agency winding down, NFL teams are relatively set heading towards organized team activities. The core of the New England Patriots’ roster is in place as well, but the club still has four open spots on its 90-man offseason roster at the moment.

It seems highly unlikely that even one of them will remain open for too long, but the question is this:...

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Marima

New England Patriots links 5/16/22 - Pats sign three; Shaking down the schedule & More

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Transactions: Patriots trade QB Jarrett Stidham to Las Vegas. Transactions: Patriots sign three 2022 draft picks; Release OL Liam Shanahan. Alexandra Francisco reports how Patriots players join Jake Thibeault at Bruins’ Game 6. Community: Robert Kraft, Kendrick Bourne celebrate new turf field at Brooke Charter School. Photos. Patriots PR staff selected as...

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Bernd Buchmasser

Injury analysis: What does his medical record say about Patriots sixth-round draft pick Sam Roberts?

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Related: Who is Patriots sixth-round draft pick Sam Roberts?

Despite having made some significant investments along their defensive line during the 2021 offseason, the position group was still a potential target for the New England Patriots in the 2022 draft. They did indeed address it, but waited until the sixth round to do so: with the 200th overall selection, Northwest Missouri State’s Sam Roberts was brought aboard.

The winner of the Cliff Harris Award...

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Bernd Buchmasser

Marcus Jones, Kevin Harris become latest Patriots draft picks to sign rookie contracts

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Related: Sixth-rounder Sam Roberts becomes first Patriots draft pick to sign his rookie contract

The New England Patriots have signed two more members of their 2022 draft class. As was announced by the team heading into the weekend, cornerback Marcus Jones and running back Kevin Harris have both put their signature under their respective rookie contracts.

Jones, 23, joined the Patriots as the 85th overall selection in the third round. He started his...

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Bernd Buchmasser

Patriots react to mass shooting in Buffalo: ‘Heartbroken’

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In the wake of a mass shooting in Buffalo that left 10 people dead, the New England Patriots took to social media to release a short statement about the incident. The team wrote on its official Twitter account that it was “heartbroken” by the news and that its “thoughts are with the Buffalo community, the families of the victims, and all who are mourning these tragic losses.”

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Why New England Patriots rookie Tyquan Thornton's blazing 40-yard dash is promising sign

New England is hopeful the second-round receiver, who ran the 40-yard dash in 4.28 seconds at the NFL combine, can make an early impact.

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Bernd Buchmasser

Patriots release undrafted rookie Liam Shanahan after failed physical

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Related: Patriots waive 2019 undrafted arrival Terez Hall following failed physical

The New England Patriots have already parted ways with the first member of their rookie class. Offensive lineman Liam Shanahan was waived on Friday with a failed physical designation.

Shanahan was originally signed by the Patriots as a rookie free agent after the draft. Joining the team was a homecoming for the 23-year-old, who was born in Marlborough, Mass., and spent...

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Bernd Buchmasser

Is the Patriots’ 2022 schedule really as tough as it looks?

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Related: New England set for 5 primetime games, including Thanksgiving with Vikings

NFL schedule-making is pretty straight-forward. After all, it’s basically the same every year.

Even with a 17th game added to the equation last season as part of the new Collective Bargaining Agreement, a significant portion of future opponents is already known years in advance. Essentially, divisional standings are the only variables in this process.

As a result...

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Report: Matt Patricia 'firmly in play' to call Patriots' offensive plays

With the Patriots from 2004-17, Patricia began his tenure as an offensive assistant but quickly transitioned to the defensive side of the ball.

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Brian M. Hines

7 storylines to watch on the Patriots schedule

Related: 2022 Patriots schedule finalized: New England set for five primetime games, including Thanksgiving with Vikings

As the NFL officially announced the entirety of the 2022 season schedule Thursday night, there are plenty of exciting storylines on the horizon.

For the Patriots, here are seven things to keep an eye on on this year’s schedule.

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New England Patriots links 5/13/22 - Save the dates! Pats schedule analysis; Jalen Mills loves CB energy

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Patriots announce full 2022 Schedule: Patriots to appear in five nationally-televised games, including Thanksgiving night at Minnesota. Erik Scalavino’s instant reaction to the schedule release that seems to have a familiar 2014 feel. Mike Dussault talks about the Patriots set to face the Ravens in the ‘22 home opener. Mike Dussault notes veteran CB Jalen Mills anticipates high-level...

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Alec Shane

Patriots 2022 schedule: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

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Looking at the good, the bad, and the ugly on the New England Patriots 2022 schedule

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again: the most popular sport in America is NFL football, and the second most popular is the NFL offseason.

We go crazy for the strangest things as NFL fans. We constantly refresh Twitter the second Free Agency starts. We travel hundreds, if not thousands, of miles to get all dressed up and listen to Roger Goodell read a name off...

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NFL Rumors: Raiders, Patriots to Hold Joint Practices Before Preseason Finale

The Las Vegas Raiders and New England Patriots will reportedly hold joint practices before their game during the final week of the 2022 NFL preseason despite...

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Matthew Rewinski

Predicting every game on the Patriots’ 2022 schedule

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Remember the first day of summer vacation? When you were old enough to actually count down the days until school was out for a couple glorious months, and you weren’t quite old enough to have a job yet, so that meant two straight months of no homework and getting into whatever trouble you could find with the neighborhood kids and live the Calvin and Hobbes lifestyle?

And then the first day after school gets out, your dad is like “once you...

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Addition by Subtraction? A Pats recap by Clazzy Clare

Obviously, following the draft the Patriots have added to their roster with several of the draft selections already signing contracts, but is it the players who have left that’s of more significance?

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New England Patriots: Full 2022 NFL Schedule

The New England Patriots 2022 schedule is now set in stone as they begin year two under quarterback Mac Jones. The New England Patriots schedule has finally been released and once again, they will open the season against the Dolphins down in Miami.

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New England Patriots' 2022 schedule: Four straight prime-time games

New England will be in the spotlight during a late-season stretch that includes a road game against old friend Josh McDaniels.

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Oliver Thomas

2022 Patriots schedule finalized: New England set for 5 primetime games, including Thanksgiving with Vikings

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Thursday night marked the release of New England’s 17-game slate.

The dates on the 2022 calendar are now circled for the New England Patriots.

New England is set to kick off the regular season at Hard Rock Stadium against the Miami Dolphins on Sept. 11, the NFL announced Thursday night. The 1 p.m. ET matinee will mark the third consecutive year that the AFC East counterparts cross paths in Week 1.

A road matchup with the...

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2022 New England Patriots Schedule: Full Listing of Dates, Times and TV Info

The New England Patriots enter the 2022 NFL season with high expectations for second-year quarterback Mac Jones after reaching the postseason last year with...

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