• Patriots Had To Call In Emergency Boom Box Delivery During Super Bowl Week

    2 monthes ago - By NESN

    Unlike some NFL locker rooms, the New England Patriots' doesn't feature televisions, video games or armchairs.
    But theirs does have one defining feature one might not expect to find in Bill Belichick's building: a gigantic boom box that typically resides in the locker of special teamer Brandon King.
    The boom box - officially called a “Bumpboxx” - plays an important role in the Patriots' locker room culture, so much so that King had to pull some strings to have one shipped to the team's Atlanta practice headquarters ahead of Super Bowl LIII.
    “When we got to Atlanta, we ended up in Georgia...
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  • NFL Rumors: Patriots Could Catch A Break With NFL's Kickoff Game Scheduling

    2 monthes ago - By NESN

    In news Bill Belichick likely won't complain about, the New England Patriots reportedly might not play in the NFL's 2019 season kickoff game.
    The NFL is “leaning toward” scheduling the Green Bay Packers and Chicago Bears in the 2019 opening night game Thursday, Sept. 5, multiple sources told Sports Business Daily. It would be the first time the defending Super Bowl champions didn't play in the NFL's opening night game since 2006.
    The NFL would stray from recent tradition to “showcase the league's oldest rivalry,” according to Sports Business Daily. The Packers-Bears rivalry dates back to...
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  • NFL Rumors: Patriots Expected To Add Michael Lombardi's Son As Coach

    2 monthes ago - By NESN

    The New England Patriots reportedly will restock their depleted coaching staff with a familiar name.
    The Patriots are expected to hire Mick Lombardi, ESPN's Mike Reiss reported Monday.
    As Bill Belichick fills out some of the vacancies on his staff this offseason, the expectation is that Mick Lombardi will be one of the additions. Lombardi spent the 2011-2012 seasons in New England as a scouting assistant/coaching assistant. His bio from ‘18 Jets media guide: pic.twitter.com/rn1EdTsqgh
    - Mike Reiss February 11, 2019
    Lombardi is the son of former Patriots assistant to the coaching staff...
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