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New England Patriots Long snapper Joe Cardona (49) kicker Nick Folk (6) and punter Jake Bailey, right, confer during an NFL football training camp practice, Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2020, in Foxborough, Mass. (AP Photo/Steven Senne, Pool)

Patriots in market for kicker after cutting Rohrwasser, Folk

Sep. 5, 2020 6:20 PM EDT

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — After so much scrutiny on the quarterback position in New England this offseason, the biggest surprise on cutdown day came at kicker. The Patriots released both veteran Nick Folk and rookie fifth-round draft pick Justin Rohrwasser, for now leaving the position open as they begin...

New England Patriots offensive lineman Mike Onwenu (58) steps on the field for an NFL football training camp practice, Sunday, Aug. 30, 2020, in Foxborough, Mass. (AP Photo/Steven Senne, Pool)

Pats preparing to make tough roster calls at O-line, WR, RB

Sep. 2, 2020 7:46 PM EDT

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — An abnormal preseason, combined with having a league-high eight players opt out of the 2020 season because of COVID-19 concerns has created some tough decisions for the Patriots as they prepare to trim their roster for the regular season. “I think there are a few more...

FILE - In this Nov. 16, 2019, file photo, North Carolina State's Devin Leary (13) passes the ball against Louisville during the first half of an NCAA college football game in Raleigh, N.C. The Wolfpack will try to regroup after winning just four games last season. (AP Photo/Karl B DeBlaker, File)

Doeren, Wolfpack aim for strong bounceback from 4-win season

Sep. 1, 2020 4:49 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina State coach Dave Doeren saw his program take its first stumble last season after years of steady building. He’s hoping an offseason of changes and player development returns the Wolfpack to an upward trajectory. Doeren shook up his staff with five new assistants...

The New England Patriots take the field at Gillette Stadium for an NFL football training camp scrimmage, Friday, Aug. 28, 2020, in Foxborough, Mass. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer, Pool)

Patriots gear up for opener with Gillette simulation

Aug. 28, 2020 5:31 PM EDT

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — On what would have been the day of their preseason finale, the New England Patriots held a game simulation walkthrough on Friday afternoon inside Gillette Stadium. It was the first time during training camp the Patriots practiced on their game-day field. New England was scheduled...

New England Patriots wide receiver Jakobi Meyers catches a pass during an NFL football training camp practice, Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2020, in Foxborough, Mass. (AP Photo/Steven Senne, Pool)

Pats' young WRs say they're ready to contribute in Year 2

Aug. 20, 2020 5:28 PM EDT

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — One of the things Rob Gronkowski’s absence in the Patriots’ offense last season highlighted was the inexperience in their receiving group. A looming presence at 6-foot-6, Gronk was a threat to make big plays whenever he was on the field and he in turn opened throwing...

FILE - In this Dec. 29, 2019, file photo, New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick watches from the sideline during the first half of an NFL football game against the Miami Dolphins in Foxborough, Mass. Belichick is being coy about his expectations for the quarterback position as his teams prepares for the start of training camp. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File)

Belichick mum on plans for QB position as camp nears

Jul. 31, 2020 6:50 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Like all NFL teams, the Patriots face a variety of unknowns heading into a 2020 season in the midst of the ongoing pandemic. So it’s no surprise Bill Belichick is being coy about his expectations for the quarterback position as his team prepares for the start of training camp. ...