New England Patriots defensive back Nate Ebner was named Monday to the US rugby sevens team for the Rio Olympics, making him the only National Football League (NFL) player with a chance to capture gold in Brazil. Ebner will miss about two weeks of pre-season workouts for New England coach Bill Belichick
LAFAYETTE, Colo. (AP) -- USA rugby announced its men's and women's Olympic roster Monday in a list that includes New England Patriots special teams player Nate Ebner and veteran Jillion Potter, who was diagnosed with cancer two years ago.
There are very, very few circumstances under which we can imagine Bill Belichick letting one of his players to miss training camp time. On Monday, USA Rugby men's sevens head coach Mike Friday named the squad that will represent the country at the Olympics in Brazil, and among the 12 men named is current
The New England Patriots will have one of its own competing in the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio. Special teams stud Nate Ebner has been selected for the U.S. rugby sevens team.
Ebner is the only current NFL player to qualify for this year's Olympics, though former Detroit Lions running back Jahvid Best will also compete in the Games for St. Lucia in the 100-meter sprint...
On Friday, New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady announced on his Facebook page that he would "no longer proceed with the legal process" of battling his Deflategate suspension...
New England Patriots TE Rob Gronkowski crashed the stage of Paul McCartney's concert at Fenway Park on Sunday, singing along to "Helter Skelter."
Despite Tom Brady's four-game suspension, expect the Patriots' practice plans at quarterback to remain status quo early on in camp.
Brady's decision to end his appeals of the four-game suspension won't dramatically impact his historical standing nor the Patriots' quest to win another AFC East title, Ian O'Connor writes.
New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady was recently informed the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan, New York, would not grant a rehearing in the deflated-football case...
It looks like Deflategate has finally come to an end after 544 days, as New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady announced Friday via Facebook that he will " no longer proceed with the legal process" and accept the league's four-game suspension...
Tom Brady said Friday he's dropping his legal battle against the NFL, meaning the superstar New England Patriots quarterback will open the 2016 season serving a four-game suspension. "It has been a challenging 18 months and I have made the difficult decision to no longer proceed with the legal
Hours after Tom Brady announced he'd no longer proceed with the legal process regarding his suspension, Patriots owner Robert Kraft took pen to paper to blast all things surrounding the saga.
Patriots QB Tom Brady won't continue to fight his suspension, meaning Bill Belichick will ramp up getting Jimmy Garoppolo ready for the spotlight.
Tom Brady will drop his appeal and serve his four-game suspension for the ''Deflategate'' scandal. Brady's latest appeal was rejected Wednesday by the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. Brady was originally suspended before last season when the Patriots were found to have used underinflated
Only Tom Brady could upstage franchise tag deadline day. Tom Brady will no longer fight his deflate-gate suspension. On Friday, the New England Patriots quarterback announced on his Facebook page that he's no longer going to fight the NFL over his four-game suspension for the deflate-gate saga.
Tom Brady will not take Deflategate to the Supreme Court. The Patriots quarterback released a statement on Facebook following Wednesday's U.S. Second Circuit Court of Appeals' petition denial.
After the United States Second Circuit Court of Appeals denied Tom Brady's request for a rehearing of his Deflategate case, the New England Patriots quarterback decided against using his last legal option available...
It appears that Tom Brady will be suspended for the first four games of the season. Jamey Eisenberg looks at the Patriots outlook for that time and answers your questions in this week's #fantasymail.
Former ESPN employee Bill Simmons took aim at the "Worldwide Leader in Sports" Thursday, accusing ESPN personality Stephen A. Smith of having an NFL -supported agenda against New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady ...
Jimmy Garoppolo has improved dramatically the past two years and the Patriots may be calling on him to lead the offense if Tom Brad is unavailable.
The Massachusetts medical examiner's office has ruled that former New England Patriots defensive lineman Ron Brace likely died from an irregular heartbeat combined with a heart condition caused by high blood pressure. Brace died at his family's Springfield, Massachusetts, home in April. The
Bills DT Marcell Dareus would rather Patriots QB Tom Brady not be suspended for Week 4, saying a win would be nice but "I don't feel like I really won until we beat the guy."
Even though the New England Patriots are expected to be without quarterback Tom Brady for the first four games of the regular season due to his role in the Deflategate scandal, ...
Tom Brady will miss the first four games of the upcoming NFL schedule. ''Deflategate'' has crept into a third NFL season, and with the federal court's rejection on Wednesday of the New England quarterback's appeal of his suspension, it certainly appears that Brady will be sidelined
Calais Campbell said what every one of the New England Patriots' first four opponents is thinking. Now that Tom Brady's legal options are practically dried up, after his appeal of a four-game suspension was denied Wednesday, it appears Jimmy Garoppolo will start the Patriots' first four games. "Oh
With Tom Brady's appeal being denied, Jimmy Garoppolo remains in line to be the Patriots' Week 1 starter. Cardinals defensive end Calais Campbell can't wait to chase the inexperienced QB.
One, the financial numbers paled in comparison to what Brady could earn if he held the New England Patriots' feet to the financial fire. When he signed the contract in February, Brady was given a hefty signing bonus of $28 — but a significantly lower base contract. In Brady's case, being a vested veteran
With Tom Brady's appeal denied, will the Patriots change their training camp plans and how they approach backup QB Jimmy Garoppolo?
New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady was stopped cold on third down in the appeal of his four-game suspension stemming from deflate-gate. Now it's fourth down for him, and he has just one play left: Appealing to the U.S. Supreme Court. Many outlets including the Associated Press reported that
New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady 's appeal of his suspension by the NFL for his alleged role in the Deflategate scandal was denied Wednesday, meaning he will miss the first four games of the 2016 regular season...
New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady on Wednesday lost a bid for a new hearing before a U.S. appeals court on his "Deflategate" four-game suspension. In a brief order, the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New York said it would not reconsider its April 25 decision to reinstate Brady's suspension by the National Football League over deflated footballs. Brady, 38, can still ask the U.S....
With an emphasis on detail and intense, thorough preparation, Bill Belichick's Patriots have been an interesting watch for Mike Reiss over the years.
A few smart offseason moves have once again put the Patriots in good position to weather any storm -- or a Tom Brady suspension. Conor Orr takes a look at New England heading into training camp.
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