"5 #Patriots rookies failed physicals today, via @Hbalzer721: J Ebert, J Warren, J Francis, M Roark & M Zusevics"
"Ebert was placed on active/PUP; the other four were placed on active/NFI (non-football injury)"
Three-time Super Bowl champion and former New England Patriots offensive tackle Matt Light is joining ESPN’s NFL analyst team. A three-time Pro Bowl selection, Light will appear on NFL Live, NFL32 and SportsCenter. He will also contribute features to Sunday NFL Countdown.
"We’ll see. Everybody always asks me, and I say ‘hopefully it’s still there.’ Until then, the passion is still there for me to play, and constantly get better, and hopefully somebody has the opportunity to pick me up. I put it in God’s will. I’m feeling better. I’m feeling good. It was definitely a constant grind, this particular rehab, but I’ll tell you what, it was a great offseason, despite the fact that I was limited. I learned a lot about the human anatomy. This injury, just to be on that bed rest, then have the brace on for a long time, then it’s ‘what’s the next step?’ – learning how to walk normal, because I had walked with a hitch..."
Patriots third-round defensive end Jake Bequette's deal is worth $2.654 million, including $539,800 bonus plus annual $5,000 workout bonuses
"Discouraged is a minor description," Coughlin said when asked how discouraging the news was when he learned of it during minicamp practice on Tuesday afternoon. "Very disappointing. I am not going to have a lot to say about that one, just the fact that we are disappointed. We are very disappointed."
Patriots rookie cornerback Alfonzo Dennard will plead not guilty during his arraignment tomorrow morning on a charge of third-degree assault of a police officer, according to Lancaster County District Court spokeswoman Lorraine Harre.
With three Super Bowl rings, no current coach can match his resume. Belichick has been remarkably consistent, with at least 10 wins in each of the past nine seasons. His place as an all-time great coach is secured.
So why isn’t Belichick in the No. 1 slot? Because he has lost three consecutive games to Coughlin, including two Super Bowls. Lifetime, Belichick is 1-5 against Coughlin.