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New England Patriots special teamer Nate Ebner. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Socci: Ebner’s Smarts, Instincts Put Him In All The Right Places On Special Teams

Bob Socci takes a look at the job done by special teamer Nate Ebner, and his transition from rugby to football.

01/06/2014

MIAMI GARDENS, FL - DECEMBER 15: Marcus Thigpen #34 of the Miami Dolphins scores a touchdown during a game against the New England Patriots at Sun Life Stadium on December 15, 2013 in Miami Gardens, Florida. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

A Patriots Comeback Bid Finally Falls Short In Loss To Dolphins

Coming into Sunday’s game against the Miami Dolphins, the New England Patriots had made a habit out of overcoming fourth-quarter deficits. If you play with fire enough times, you eventually get burned.

12/16/2013

Bill Belichick (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Socci’s Notebook: Complementary Football Continues To Key Patriots Success

Complementary football, played by a team as perennially complete as any in the NFL since 2001, enables the Patriots to vie Sunday for their 13th consecutive winning season.

11/30/2013

FOXBORO, MA - NOVEMBER 24: Wide receiver Julian Edelman #11 of the New England Patriots scores a touchdown in the fourth quarter against the Denver Broncos during a game at Gillette Stadium on November 24, 2013 in Foxboro, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Patriots Achieve Historic Comeback Against Broncos

Whenever a regular season NFL game receives as much hype as Sunday night’s Broncos/Patriots game did, it often seems as if the actual game is anti-climatic. This one, however, may have exceeded the hype.

11/25/2013

Rob Gronkowski. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Patriots’ Gronkowski, Dobson Ruled “Out” Against Bills

Five Patriots have been downgraded to “out” for Sunday’s season opener in Buffalo, including tight end Rob Gronkowski.

09/08/2013

Danny Amendola #80 of the New England Patriots. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Patriots Injury Report: Amendola Probable, Gronkowski Doubtful For Week 1

Chances are Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski won’t play in their season opener Sunday in Buffalo, but it’s looking good for receiver Danny Amendola.

09/06/2013

Patriots quarterback Tom Brady and receiver Donte' Stallworth (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

What To Watch For In Patriots-Buccaneers

Four storylines to watch for as the Patriots take on the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in their third preseason game.

08/24/2012

Patriots WR Deion Branch (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Patriots Blog: Gold Stars And Black Thumb Prints

After each Patriots game, Levan Reid will be handing out “Gold Stars” and the “Black Thumb Prints” to the players that have earned them.

08/22/2012

Patriots linebacker Jerod Mayo. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Hardy & Flynn: Mayo Becoming Playmaker For Patriots Defense

Hardy and Flynn break down what to expect in the Patriots preseason game against the Philadelphia Eagles, and which Patriot defender is making strides to becoming an important playmaker.

08/20/2012

(Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

10 Storylines For Patriots Training Camp

10 storylines to watch for during the New England Patriots 2012 Training Camp.

07/26/2012

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