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Brian Hines

Kayshon Boutte among Patriots’ under-the-radar players to keep an eye on in training camp

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Training camp opens Wednesday July 24.

The competition is about to ramp up as the New England Patriots return to the practice fields to start training camp. While players will spend the next month-plus battling it out for a 53-man roster spot, there is always a surprise or two who work there way onto the roster or carve out a role for themselves..

Who could that be this year? Let’s explore one under-the-radar player at each...

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Bernd Buchmasser

Patriots training camp preview: Quarterback competition will be a first peek into the future

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New England will kick off its training camp on Wednesday, and we are previewing the event one position group at a time.

The New England Patriots’ quarterbacks did not hold up their end of the bargain in 2023, leading to some sweeping changes both on and off the field. With a new regime in place following Bill Belichick’s departure, the team also decided to rebuild the most important position on the roster.

Mac Jones was...

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Pats Pulpit Training Camp Guide: Schedule, position battles, practical info, and more

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The Patriots open camp on Wednesday, July 26. Here’s everything you need to know.

After the most eventful six months in recent franchise history, the New England Patriots are back to normalcy — and back in front of their friends. On Wednesday, July 24, they will kick off their 2024 training camp.

Over the next few weeks, the team will gradually ramp up the intensity to get ready for the upcoming regular season. It will be...

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Brian Hines

7 must-watch position battles at Patriots training camp

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Training camp begins Wednesday, July 24.

New England Patriots training camp is just around the corner, which means the competition is about to be dialed up.

Over the next month-plus, New England’s 90-man roster will be dwindled down to 53 players after a series of training camp practices, one joint practice, and three preseason games.

Here are the biggest positional and roster battles we’ll be monitoring entering...

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Bernd Buchmasser

Knee scope recovery forced Patriots to send LB Sione Takitaki to PUP list, per report

The first-year Patriot is set to miss the start of training camp.

The New England Patriots placed four of their veteran players on the physically unable to perform list on the eve of their 2024 training camp. Among them was linebacker Sione Takitaki, who is currently recovering from a knee scope, as first reported by Mike Reiss of ESPN.

How long Takitaki will be sidelined is not known at this point in time. Depending on the nature of the procedure and the healing process, recovery...

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NFL top 25 reaction: Biggest surprises, snubs and players to watch

ESPN's top 25 NFL players of the 21st century have been revealed. Who got snubbed? Who snuck in? Our experts debate.

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Patriots updated depth chart: Training camp edition

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A look at where the Patriots’ roster stands in training camp.

For the New England Patriots, training camp 2024 will be the beginning of a new era. For the first time, new head coach Jerod Mayo will present himself and his team in front of a live audience of fans.

Surrounding him will be his hand-picked coaching staff, as well as a 90-man roster that includes the team’s future franchise quarterback — first-round rookie...

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Jordan Raanan

'Hard Knocks': Giants' bold trade attempt with Pats for No. 3 pick fell short

The Giants were interested in trading up for Maye even in the hours before the draft, but the Patriots' demands were too high.

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New England Patriots make a series of moves prior to the start of training camp

Veterans reported back to training camp on Tuesday, with the first official training camp practice set for Wednesday.  Jerod Mayo told reporters that everyone reported for camp, but the team still made a series of roster moves before the start.

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Patriots Place Five On Injured Lists Including WR Kendrick Bourne

The New England Patriots officially placed five players on injured lists Tuesday for the start of training camp.  The full list includes: Patriots placed RB Antonio Gibson on the active/non-football injury list.

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Oliver Thomas

Patriots place Antonio Gibson on non-football injury list, 4 vets on physically unable to perform

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The first practice of training camp arrives Wednesday at 11 a.m. ET.

Five veterans will start on the sidelines as training camp starts in Foxborough.

The New England Patriots moved running back Antonio Gibson to the non-football injury list on Tuesday, per the NFL transaction wire, while wide receiver Kendrick Bourne, offensive linemen Cole Strange and Jake Andrews as well as linebacker Sione Takitaki have been moved to the physically unable to perform...

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Meet the 2024 New England Patriots Undrafted Free Agents

Perhaps no NFL franchise has had as much success with undrafted free agents as the New England Patriots. Beginning with Gino Cappelletti in 1960, the franchise had a surplus of successful UDFAs.

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Christian Gonzalez draws lofty comparison to former Patriots cornerback

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Related: Christian Gonzalez is ‘going to be one of the best players in the game’

New England Patriots cornerback Christian Gonzalez is a quiet individual. He prefers to just let his play do the talking.

That quiet confidence is nothing new in New England’s defensive back room however, as it reminds veteran Jonathan Jones of one former Patriots cornerback who just so happened to win Defensive Player of the Year during his tenure.

“[It’s]...

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Patriots' Jerod Mayo speaks honestly about having 'successful' first season

Most, if not all, NFL analysts expect the Patriots will lose more than they will win with their first-year head coach.

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Here's everything Jerod Mayo said on Tuesday prior to the start of training camp

While the rookies reported a few days ago, the veterans arrived back at Gillette Stadium on Tuesday.  And that signaled the start of training camp, with

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It Sounds Like it’s Brissett’s Job to Lose at QB for the Patriots

Heading into the opener against Cincinnati to kick off the 2024 Patriots schedule for the regular season, it sounds like Jacoby Brissett will likely be the one under center against Joe Burrow’s Bengals.

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Patriots teammate compares second-year CB Christian Gonzalez to a former NFL Defensive Player of the Year

When the New England Patriots drafted Christian Gonzalez with the first-round pick in the 2023 NFL Draft, there were high hopes for the young cornerback.  And despite only playing in four games before suffering a season-ending injury, he made a huge impact.

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Jerod Mayo says what needed to be said about Matthew Judon and Davon Godchaux amid contract uncertainty

Linebacker Matthew Judon and defensive tackle Davon Godchaux are entering the final year of their deals and are looking for new contracts.  However, despite

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Brian Hines

Patriots veterans give advice to Drake Maye before first NFL training camp

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New England begins training camp on Wednesday.

Shortly before 11:00 a.m. ET on Wednesday morning, No. 3 overall pick Drake Maye will climb the stairs behind Gillette Stadium on to the practice fields for his first ever NFL training camp practice.

The main advice from his veteran teammates: take it one day at a time.

“Just take it day-by-day,” David Andrews said. “I think one thing — there’s a lot of old sayings and...

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Patriots' Jacoby Brissett addresses expected QB competition update

Brissett understands he has plenty left to prove in order to start over rookie Drake Maye when New England opens the regular season at the Cincinnati Bengals on Sept. 8.

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