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www.bostonherald.com Aug 3, 2018
Patriots notebook: Second go-round much better for Stephon Gilmore and Dwayne Allen

Patriots notebook: Second go-round much better for Stephon Gilmore and Dwayne Allen

FOXBORO — Eight practices into training camp, cornerback Stephon Gilmore has consistently been one of the most impressive players on the field.Gilmore, who got off to a rocky start with the Patriots, seems to be building on his red-hot finish to the 2017 season.He has blanketed receivers throughout camp, even in drills that inherently benefit the offense. On Wednesday, Gilmore mirrored Chris Hogan in a one-on-one drill, taking away any window for Tom Brady to deliver the ball.Gilmore is entering the second season of a five-year, $65 million contract. As Bill Belichick noted yesterday, the...
The Republican Aug 3, 2018
Bill Belichick: Patriots CB Stephon Gilmore and TE Dwayne Allen 'at a much higher point' than last season

Bill Belichick: Patriots CB Stephon Gilmore and TE Dwayne Allen 'at a much higher point' than last season

The veteran cornerback and tight end have shown marked improvement since arriving in Foxboro.
www.bostonherald.com Aug 2, 2018
Dwayne Allen in a tight fight for Pats roster spot

Dwayne Allen in a tight fight for Pats roster spot

FOXBORO — The NFL is not the place to go it alone.That was the lesson veteran tight end Dwayne Allen learned last season, his first in New England. The Patriots acquired Allen from the Indianapolis Colts in a deal for draft picks as an insurance policy for injury prone superstar tight end Rob Gronkowski.Allen was in on 42 percent of the plays in 2017 but finished the season with just 10 catches and one touchdown. He appeared in three postseason games without a catch, not the kinds of numbers the Patriots expected from a backup making just under $5 million.Following a hectic training camp...
Chowder and Champions Jul 28, 2018

The New England Patriots are getting rid of Troy Niklas

The New England Patriots released tight end Troy Niklas on Tuesday. It appears the Patriots are liking what they are seeing from Dwayne Allen. Tight end Troy Niklas didn’t even make it past training camp. Field Yates reported on Friday afternoon that the New England Patriots are moving on from the former Arizona Cardinal. The […] The New England Patriots are getting rid of Troy Niklas - Chowder and Champions - Chowder and Champions - A Boston Sports Site - Red Sox, Patriots, Celtics, Bruins and More!
Pats Pulpit Jul 28, 2018
Quick-hit thoughts on the second day of Patriots training camp

Quick-hit thoughts on the second day of Patriots training camp

New England held its second session yesterday. The New England Patriots returned to the practice fields yesterday for their second practice of this year’s training camp. Conditions were a bit more challenging when compared to Thursday, as the heat made life harder for the players. Nevertheless, it was another high-energy session that saw taught as more about the state of the 2018 Patriots. With that in mind, let’s quickly dive into the notebook: The Tom Brady-Dwayne Allen connection is evolving After an up-and-down first year in New England, Dwayne Allen – playing on a $5.0 million...
Pats Pulpit Jul 27, 2018
Patriots release a tight end and sign a wide receiver

Patriots release a tight end and sign a wide receiver

Bill Belichick is churning the back-end of his roster. The Patriots are releasing veteran TE Troy Niklas and signing free agent WR Paul Turner, according to a league source.— Field Yates (@FieldYates) July 27, 2018 The New England Patriots released tight end Troy Niklas after just two days of training camp. Niklas was battling with Dwayne Allen, Jacob Hollister, Will Tye, Ryan Izzo, and Shane Wimann for the right to back-up Rob Gronkowski. This isn’t a tough roster move to analyze. Niklas is a veteran competing against a bunch of younger players in Hollister, Izzo, and Wimann. If...

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