Foxboro, Mass – The practice field behind Gillette Stadium looked a little fuller on Monday. Five fresh faces were practicing with the team, some for the first time since last season, others since minicamp. The five players activated by the Patriots were; safety Rodney Harrison, defensive end Richard Seymour, defensive lineman Johnathan Sullivan, defensive back Randall Gay and center Dan Koppen.
August 7, 2006
Roster battles are part of every training camp around the league. Although Patriots head coach Bill Belichick downplayed the idea of camp battles in a recent press conference, they are a fact of life in the NFL. One position the team has plenty of competition from relative unknowns is at wide receiver. Patriots Insider reviews the pros and cons of each camp hopeful.
August 2, 2006
News from the first day of Patriots full-squad minicamp includes: an update on the status of Matt Light, Tedy Bruschi's return to the the role of the veteran leader on defense, the absence of receiver Deion Branch, rookie receiver Matt Shelton's reaction to working with the team's first unit and more.
June 14, 2006