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4 hrs ago | Boston Herald

Patriots' linebacker trio can do it all

As interchangeable linebackers, Jerod Mayo, Dont'a Hightower and Jamie Collins will present Bill Belichick with the unique challenge of finding enough playing time for the trio of capable starters.

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Related Topix: Sports, New England Patriots, NFL Football, Tom Brady, Duron Harmon, Jerod Mayo, NFL Players, Jamie Collins

Thu Jul 31, 2014

BleacherReport

Why New England Patriots Linebacker Dont'a Hightower Will Bounce Back in 2014

Since 2010, Bill Belichick has rebuilt the New England Patriots defense with a plethora of draft selections.

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Related Topix: Sports, New England Patriots, NFL Football, NFL Players, Chandler Jones, Jerod Mayo, Jamie Collins, James Anderson

Roll Bama Roll

30 Days Until...

Although it is still July, a cool front swept through the southeast this week, a few leaves are starting to fall, Back-to-School sales are going on, and... FOOTBALL! To honor these last countdown days, we commemorate #30, Dont'a Hightower .

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Related Topix: Sports, New England Patriots, NFL Football, NFL Players, NCAA Sports, University of Alabama NCAA

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Fleming hopes for better fortune with Patriots

It's a Patriots' training camp tradition that a positional group signs autographs for the fans following each practice, and Wednesday, it was the linebackers' turn to break out the Sharpies.

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Related Topix: Sports, New England Patriots, NFL Football, Darius Fleming, Chris White, Jerod Mayo, NFL Players, James Anderson

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Boston.com

Four Sneaky, Important Patriots at Training Camp

Jeremy Gottlieb is a Boston native and seasoned sports writer/nerd whose work has appeared in The Boston Globe, The Eagle-Tribune, The Metrowest Daily News and at BDCwire, SB Nation and Bleacher Report.

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Related Topix: Sports, New England Patriots, NFL Football, Tom Brady, NFL Players, Jerod Mayo, Ryan Wendell, Jamie Collins

MusketFire

Bill Belichick Says Kenbrell Thompkins 'Is One Of Our Hardest Workers'

Jul 24, 2014; Foxborough, MA, USA; New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick during training camp at the team practice facility.

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Related Topix: Sports, New England Patriots, NFL Football, Kenbrell Thompkins, NFL Players, Aaron Dobson, Jerod Mayo, Jamie Collins

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Boston.com

Jerod Mayo Patiently Waiting to Get the Pads On

There's the drills, the conditioning, the classwork, the installation of plays, and the growing familiarity with new players and new coaches.

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Related Topix: Sports, New England Patriots, NFL Football, Jerod Mayo, NFL Players, Steve Beauharnais, Jamie Collins, Brandon Spikes

NFLSpinZone

New England Patriots Rumors: Jerod Mayo to start inside?

December 23, 2012; Jacksonville, FL, USA; Jacksonville Jaguars fullback Montell Owens is chased by New England Patriots outside linebacker Jerod Mayo during the first half of the game at EverBank Field.

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Related Topix: Sports, New England Patriots, NFL Football, Jerod Mayo, NFL Players, Jamie Collins, Jacksonville Jaguars

Tue Jul 22, 2014

SouthCoastToday.com

Patriots Part 9 - Linebackers: Making up for the loss of Brandon Spikes

New England Patriots linebacker Jerod Mayo stretches during an NFL football team practice in Foxborough, Mass., Thursday, Jan. 5, 2012.

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Related Topix: Sports, New England Patriots, NFL Football, Jerod Mayo, NFL Players, Ja'Gared Davis, Cameron Gordon, Josh Hull

Rant Sports

New England Patriots Will Own NFL's Best LB Corps in 2014

Don't look now but New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick is returning to his championship roots.

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Related Topix: Sports, AFC East, New England Patriots, NFL Football, Devin McCourty, Darrelle Revis, NFL Players, Jamie Collins

The Brattleboro Reformer

Patriots head to camp with restocked defense

The Patriots' defense struggled for much of last season. And that was before it faced the NFL's best offense in the AFC championship game.

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Related Topix: Sports, New England Patriots, NFL Football, AFC East, Tim Tebow, Darrelle Revis, Jerod Mayo, NFL Players

Mon Jul 21, 2014

South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Rating the AFC East -- LBs

DAVIE There are some good linebackers in the AFC East New England's Dont'a Hightower and Buffalo's Brandon Spikes come immediately to mind but the linebacker units leave something to be desired.

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Related Topix: Sports, AFC East, NFL Football, Buffalo Bills, New England Patriots, NFL Players, Brandon Spikes, Kiko Alonso

Sun Jul 20, 2014

CBS Local

Patriots Linebackers Preview: Jamie Collins Poised For Breakout Season

With Patriots training camp set to open on July 24, CBSBostonSports.com will provide a positional breakdown at each spot on offense and defense.

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Related Topix: Sports, New England Patriots, NFL Football, Ja'Gared Davis, Jerod Mayo, NFL Players, Deontae Skinner, Josh Hull

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Boston.com

Defense Biggest Reason For Optimism On Eve of Pats Camp

Jeremy Gottlieb is a Boston native and seasoned sports writer/nerd whose work has appeared in The Boston Globe, The Eagle-Tribune, The Metrowest Daily News and at BDCwire, SB Nation and Bleacher Report.

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Related Topix: Sports, New England Patriots, NFL Football, NCAA Sports, Southern Miss. Golden Eagles NCAA Football, Jamie Collins, University of Southern Mississippi NCAA, NCAA Football, Darrelle Revis, NFL Players, Jerod Mayo

Wed Jul 16, 2014

MusketFire

New England Patriots Positional Preview: Linebackers

Sep 12, 2013; Foxborough, MA, USA; New England Patriots outside linebacker Jerod Mayo during the fourth quarter against the New York Jets at Gillette Stadium.

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Boston.com

Uncertainty Behind Starters at Linebacker in Patriots 2014 Training Camp Battle

The New England Patriots open training camp on July 24. To get you ready, we will go through the roster position by position, highlighting the story lines, battles, and key players.

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Related Topix: Sports, New England Patriots, NFL Football, Ja'Gared Davis, Cameron Gordon, Steve Beauharnais, NFL Players, Deontae Skinner

Tue Jul 15, 2014

Pats Pulpit

The Top 20 Patriots Moments of 2013: Number 4

Training camp is just around the corner, and we still haven't finished counting down the Top 20 Most Memorable Patriots Moments of 2013.

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Related Topix: Sports, New England Patriots, NFL Football, Danny Amendola, Stephen Gostkowski, Alfonzo Dennard, Julian Edelman, NFL Players

Tue Jul 08, 2014

BleacherReport

Which NFL Teams Have the Most Young Talent?

In a league with salary limitations that force teams to make tough financial decisions each offseason, the league-wide push seems to be for younger cheaper players who have the ability to do everything from rounding out depth charts to competing at a Pro-Bowl level.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, New England Patriots, Chandler Jones, NFL Players, Jamie Collins, Dominique Easley

Sun Jul 06, 2014

NFL

Making The Leap, No. 5: Patriots' Jamie Collins

Jamie Collins is a cornerback trapped in a 250-pound body. While most linebackers are forced into pass coverage duties, Collins looks at home on an island.

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Related Topix: Sports, New England Patriots, NFL Football, NFL Players, Jamie Collins, Adalius Thomas, Darrelle Revis, Jerod Mayo

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