New England Patriots

Stadium: Gillette Stadium | Coach: Bill Belichick
Team RankingOverallRushingPassing
Offense7th129.1 (10th)255.4 (8th)
Defense22nd134.1 (25th)239.0 (18th)
1405979624
Aaron Dobson heads list of unavailable Patriots
by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com

Patriots receiver Aaron Dobson will start training camp on the PUP list as he continues to rehab from March foot surgery. Also on the list are defensive tackle Tommy Kelly (knee), cornerback Alfonzo Dennard (shoulder), special teams standout Matthew Slater and receiver Jeremy Gallon.

In addition, first-round defensive lineman Dominique Easley will start camp on the Non-Football Injury list as he recovers from the torn ACL he suffered at Florida last season. Joining him on that list are running back Roy Finch, linebacker Deontae Skinner and offensive tackle Chris Martin.

Share: Twitter Facebook
1405977637
Patriots make roster moves
by Larry Hartstein | CBSSports.com

The Patriots signed former Giants defensive lineman Eathyn Manumaleuna and released defensive lineman Seali'i Epenesa. Epenesa, 22, was signed as a rookie free agent out of UCLA last month.

Share: Twitter Facebook
1405955225
Rob Gronkowski 'planning on playing the whole season'
by Dave Richard | Senior Fantasy Writer

Speaking to an audience during a football clinic last week, Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski said he's "planning on playing the whole season this year." 

Gronkowski is working his way back from a torn ACL suffered last December. He's been working out at the Pats' facility. The typical nine-month timetable to rehab and return from the injury puts him on track to come back just after the team's Week 1 game at Miami. 

Gronk wasn't sure whether or not he'd be ready to participate in the Pats' training camp, which opens soon. 

"I'll sit down with the coaches and training staff and we'll see," he said per ESPN. "I'm just working with the trainers right now, improving every single day and whenever it starts up, whatever the trainers have, whatever the coaches have for me, whatever we feel comfortable with [we'll be] doing as much as possible every day that I can do."

Share: Twitter Facebook
1405951099
Patriots grab TE Nate Byham
by Dave Richard | Senior Fantasy Writer

The Patriots announced the signing of tight end Nate Byham over the weekend, adding depth to that position group. Byham is known as a blocker and spent time with the Buccaneers and 49ers over his career. 

Share: Twitter Facebook
1405629686
Patriots release two receivers
by Dave Richard | Senior Fantasy Writer

On Thursday the Patriots released receivers Jeremy Johnson and Reese Wiggins. Both were rookie free agents signed on May 27. 

Share: Twitter Facebook
 
CBSSports Facebook Google Plus
COMMENTS
Conversation powered by Livefyre
Exclusive Patriots Access
Get the latest news delivered right to your inbox. Sign up for the FREE CBSSports.com Patriots and NFL newsletters below.
I have read and agree to the CBS Interactive Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. I understand I will receive updates from CBSSports.com.

More Patriots

Fantasy Games