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What to expect out of NFL owners’ meetings

The one aspect of the meetings that could create intrigue is the new pass interference/instant replay rule.

Newly signed Patriots offensive tackle Jared Veldheer announces retirement

Veldheer signed with the Patriots two weeks ago and would have provided depth at both tackle spots.

Patriots finalizing extension with Julian Edelman, according to reports

The deal will keep the wide receiver under contract through the 2021 season, when he will be 35.

Patriots’ young quarterbacks get to show their stuff in OTAs

With Tom Brady not expected until minicamp, Danny Etling and Jarrett Stidham will get a lot of snaps.

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Expect rules, not Robert Kraft case, to be on NFL owners’ agenda this week

Owners will convene in Miami for two days and are expected to clean up a few items left over from their last gathering.

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Here’s what the Patriots can accomplish in the next four weeks of OTAs

The program begins Monday and Josh McDaniels is eager to see how all the new pieces fit on offense.

Chris Long, former Patriot, announces his retirement

Long was a member of the Patriots’ Super Bowl LI-winning team. He spent 11 seasons in the NFL.


Uneasy time for some high-priced NFL veterans

Expect a handful of trades and notable releases after June 1, when dead cap money can be spread over two years.