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  Patriots | Thursday's practice report for New England    Thu Sep 19, 04:24 PM

New England Patriots LB Shilique Calhoun (non-injury) and FB James Develin (neck) did not practice Thursday, Sept. 19. OL Caleb Benenoch (calf), QB Tom Brady (calf), OT Marcus Cannon (shoulder) and TE Matt LaCosse (ankle) were limited. RB Brandon Bolden (hamstring) practiced in full for the second straight day.

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Brandon Bolden player page
Matt LaCosse player page
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  Patriots | Wednesday injury report from Pats    Wed Sep 18, 04:21 PM

New England Patriots LB Shilique Calhoun (not injury related) and FB James Develin (neck) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Sept. 18. OL Caleb Benenoch (calf), OT Marcus Cannon (shoulder) and TE Matt LaCosse (ankle) were all listed as limited. RB Brandon Bolden (hamstring) was a full participant.

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Matt LaCosse player page
Shilique Calhoun player page


  Patriots | Week 2 New England Patriots inactives    Sun Sep 15, 11:33 AM

The New England Patriots have declared OT Marcus Cannon, RB Brandon Bolden, OT Jermaine Eluemunor, DB Joejuan Williams, RB Damien Harris, WR Jakobi Meyers and DE Deatrich Wise Jr. inactive for Week 2.

Footballguys view: Rex Burkhead is in line for a lot of garbage time work against the Patriots.

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  Patriots | Brandon Bolden to miss Week 2    Sat Sep 14, 12:41 PM

RB Brandon Bolden (hamstring) on Saturday, Sept. 15, was downgraded to out for the team's Week's 2 game against the Miami Dolphins.

Footballguys view: He was limited all week due to this hamstring injury. With Bolden out, we might see rookie Damien Harris be on the active roster for the game against the Dolphins.

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  Patriots | New England's injury report for Week 2    Fri Sep 13, 05:08 PM

New England Patriots OL Marcus Cannon (shoulder), TE Matt LaCosse (ankle) and RB Brandon Bolden (hamstring) were limited in practice all week and are listed as questionable for Week 2 against the Miami Dolphins.

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  Patriots | Three Patriots limited Thursday    Thu Sep 12, 04:26 PM

New England Patriots RB Brandon Bolden (hamstring), TE Matt LaCosse (ankle) and OT Marcus Cannon (shoulder) were limited during practice Thursday, Sept. 12.

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Matt LaCosse player page


  Patriots | Three players limited Wednesday    Wed Sep 11, 04:13 PM

New England Patriots RB Brandon Bolden (hamstring), TE Matt LaCosse (ankle) and OT Marcus Cannon (shoulder) were limited during practice Wednesday, Sept. 11.

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Matt LaCosse player page


  Patriots | Sony Michel on the sidelines again    Mon Jul 29, 02:16 AM

New England Patriots RB Sony Michel (knee) was back on the sidelined for team drills on Sunday, July 28, so RBs Brandon Bolden, Rex Burkhead and James White divvied up the first-team carries.

Footballguys view: Like Todd Gurley, Michel is 24 and a bit young for this kind of treatment, so it casts a shadow on his outlook, but if he makes it through camp healthy, it could be a sign that he will be a value at a depressed ADP. Damien Harris isn't getting first-team reps yet, but he's still the back poised to benefit the most if Michel misses time.

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James White player page
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  Patriots | Brandon Bolden signs with Patriots    Wed Mar 13, 09:11 AM

Miami Dolphins impending free-agent RB Brandon Bolden agreed to a two-year deal with the New England Patriots Wednesday, March 13. Financial terms weren't disclosed.

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  Dolphins | Two touchdowns for Brandon Bolden    Sun Dec 9, 05:03 PM

Miami Dolphins RB Brandon Bolden rushed for 60 yards and two touchdowns on two carries against the New England Patriots in Week 14.

Footballguys view: Bolden ruined the value of the Dolphins running game, but looked faster and quicker than we ever remembered him with the Patriots.

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  Dolphins | Week 5 injury report for Dolphins    Fri Oct 5, 02:13 PM

Miami Dolphins TE A.J. Derby (foot), QB Luke Falk (wrist) and CB Bobby McCain (knee) did not participate in practice Friday, Oct. 5, and have been ruled out for Week 5. DE Cameron Wake (knee) did not practice and is listed as doubtful. DE Andre Branch (knee) was limited during practice and is listed as questionable. LB Chase Allen (foot), LB Stephone Anthony (hamstring), RB Brandon Bolden (hamstring), SS Reshad Jones (shoulder) and FS T.J. McDonald (foot) fully participated in practice but are listed as questionable. S Walt Aikens (hamstring) and OT Ja'Wuan James (pectoral) fully participated in practice and are not on the injury report.

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Andre Branch player page
Brandon Bolden player page
T.J. McDonald player page
Walt Aikens player page
Stephone Anthony player page
Bobby McCain player page
A.J. Derby player page


  Dolphins | Miami's Thursday practice report    Thu Oct 4, 02:59 PM

Miami Dolphins TE A.J. Derby (foot), CB Bobby McCain (knee) and DE Cameron Wake (knee) did not participate in practice Thursday, Oct. 4. LB Chase Allen (foot), RB Brandon Bolden (hamstring) and DE Andre Branch (knee) were limited during practice. S Walt Aikens (hamstring), QB Luke Falk (wrist), LB Stephone Anthony (hamstring), OT Ja'Wuan James (pectoral), SS Reshad Jones (shoulder) and FS T.J. McDonald (foot) fully participated in practice.

Footballguys view: Wake is a crucial pass rush presence for the Dolphins against the red-hot Bengals passing game. If he can't go on Sunday, Andy Dalton's matchup gets a lot easier.

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Brandon Bolden player page
T.J. McDonald player page
Walt Aikens player page
Stephone Anthony player page
Bobby McCain player page
A.J. Derby player page


  Dolphins | Miami's Wednesday practice report    Wed Oct 3, 04:08 PM

Miami Dolphins WR Danny Amendola (non-injury related), RB Brandon Bolden (hamstring), DE Andre Branch (knee), TE A.J. Derby (foot), CB Bobby McCain (knee) and DE Cameron Wake (knee) did not practice Wednesday, Oct. 3. LB Chase Allen (foot) and WR DeVante Parker (quadriceps) were limited. LB Stephone Anthony (hamstring), QB Luke Falk (wrist), OT Ja'Wuan James (pectoral) and SS Reshad Jones (shoulder) participated fully.

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DeVante Parker player page
Stephone Anthony player page
Bobby McCain player page
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  Dolphins | Brandon Bolden signs with Miami    Tue Sep 4, 11:18 AM

Updating an earlier report free-agent RB Brandon Bolden (Patriots) signed an undisclosed deal with the Miami Dolphins Tuesday, Sept. 4. C Travis Swanson was released.

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  Patriots | Two Patriots to start on injured lists    Mon Jul 23, 05:22 PM

New England Patriots WR Kenny Britt (hamstring) will start training camp on the Physically Unable to Perform list, according to a source. RB Brandon Bolden (undisclosed) will begin camp on the Non-Football Illness list.

Footballguys view: Britt's injury is not considered serious. We'll watch him through training camp and the preseason because there could be an opportunity there for the veteran wideout...especially during Julian Edelman's four-game suspension.

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  Patriots | Brandon Bolden has chance to make team    Wed Jul 18, 09:35 PM

New England Patriots RB Brandon Bolden has a chance to make the final roster if the team keeps five running backs because of his special teams play.

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  Patriots | Several RB battling for one spot?    Fri Apr 27, 11:20 PM

New England Patriots RBs Brandon Bolden, Mike Gillislee and Jeremy Hill might be competing for one spot with the chance one gets cut even before training camp.

Footballguys view: It's going to depend on how rookie Sony Michel looks. Neither Bolden nor Gillislee did anything last season and Hill is coming off an injury plagued year. There's a lot of potential but any or all three could be packing it in come September.

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Mike Gillislee player page
Jeremy Hill player page


  Patriots | Brandon Bolden re-signs with NE    Sat Feb 24, 01:06 PM

The New England Patriots have re-signed RB Brandon Bolden to a one-year contract. The overall deal is worth $880,000, but Boston Globe reporter Ben Volin adds there is $170,000 in guaranteed money. Bolden has $110,000 salary and $60,000 in signing bonus guaranteed.

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  Patriots | Brandon Bolden vultures touchdown    Sun Jan 14, 12:55 AM

New England Patriots RB Brandon Bolden rushed four times for 27 yards and a touchdown in a 35-14 win over the Tennessee Titans Saturday, Jan. 13.

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  Patriots | Week 16 injury report for Patriots    Fri Dec 22, 04:40 PM

New England Patriots DT Alan Branch (knee) and RB Rex Burkhead (knee) did not participate in practice Friday, Dec. 22, and have been ruled out for Week 16. RB Brandon Bolden (groin), WR Chris Hogan (shoulder), S Brandon King (hamstring), DE Eric Lee (ankle), WR Matthew Slater (hamstring), LB Kyle Van Noy (calf), OT LaAdrian Waddle (ankle) and RB James White (ankle) were limited during practice and are listed as questionable.

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Matt Slater player page
Brandon King player page
Chris Hogan player page
Brandon Bolden player page
Rex Burkhead player page
Kyle Van Noy player page
James White player page


  Patriots | Thursday practice report for Patriots    Thu Dec 21, 06:53 PM

New England Patriots DT Alan Branch (knee) did not participate in practice Thursday, Dec. 21. RB Brandon Bolden (groin), S Brandon King (hamstring), DE Eric Lee (ankle), WR Matthew Slater (hamstring), LB Kyle Van Noy (calf) and OT LaAdrian Waddle (ankle) were limited during practice.

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Brandon Bolden player page
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  Patriots | Wednesday practice report for Patriots    Wed Dec 20, 07:03 PM

New England Patriots DT Alan Branch (knee) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Dec. 20. RB Brandon Bolden (groin), S Brandon King (hamstring), DE Eric Lee (ankle), WR Matthew Slater (hamstring), LB Kyle Van Noy (calf) and OT LaAdrian Waddle (ankle) were limited during practice.

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Brandon King player page
Brandon Bolden player page
Kyle Van Noy player page


  Patriots | Shea McClellin lands on IR    Mon Sep 4, 01:00 PM

New England Patriots LB Shea McClellin (undisclosed) was placed on the reserve/injured list Monday, Sept. 4. To fill his spot on the roster, the Patriots re-signed RB Brandon Bolden.

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  Patriots | Brandon Bolden fails to make roster    Sat Sep 2, 07:49 PM

New England Patriots RB Brandon Bolden was released Saturday, Sept. 2.

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  Patriots | Two Patriots leave practice early    Sat Jul 29, 02:48 PM

New England Patriots RB Brandon Bolden (undisclosed) and SS Duron Harmon (knee) were not able to finish practice Saturday, July 29, because of injuries.

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Duron Harmon player page


  Patriots | Brandon Bolden must earn spot    Fri Apr 7, 11:52 PM

Updating a previous report, New England Patriots RB Brandon Bolden's contract is a one-year deal worth $855,000 with a $50,000 signing bonus, and he will have to compete for a roster spot.

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  Patriots | Brandon Bolden back with Pats    Wed Apr 5, 05:19 PM

Free-agent RB Brandon Bolden re-signed with the New England Patriots Wednesday, April 5. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.

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  Patriots | Friday injury report for Patriots    Fri Jan 27, 05:18 PM

New England Patriots FS Nate Ebner (concussion) did not participate in practice Friday, Jan. 27. RB Brandon Bolden (knee), DE Jabaal Sheard (knee), LB Dont'a Hightower (shoulder) was limited during practice.

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Dont'a Hightower player page
Brandon Bolden player page


  Patriots | Thursday injury report for Patriots    Thu Jan 26, 05:36 PM

New England Patriots RB Brandon Bolden (knee), LB Dont'a Hightower (shoulder) and DE Jabaal Sheard (knee) were limited in practice Thursday, Jan. 26.

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Dont'a Hightower player page
Brandon Bolden player page


  Patriots | Wednesday injury report for Patriots    Wed Jan 25, 05:00 PM

New England Patriots FS Nate Ebner (concussion) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Jan. 25. RB Brandon Bolden (knee), DE Jabaal Sheard (knee) and LB Dont'a Hightower (shoulder) were limited during practice.

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Dont'a Hightower player page
Brandon Bolden player page


  Patriots | Friday injury report for Patriots    Fri Jan 20, 05:59 PM

New England Patriots RB Brandon Bolden (knee), LB Dont'a Hightower (shoulder) and DE Jabaal Sheard (knee) were limited during practice Friday, Jan. 20, and are listed as questionable for the AFC Championship game.

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Brandon Bolden player page


  Patriots | Brandon Bolden limited Thursday    Thu Jan 19, 09:48 PM

New England Patriots RB Brandon Bolden (knee) was limited in practice on Thursday, Jan. 19.

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  Patriots | Patriots injury report for Thursday    Thu Jan 19, 09:30 PM

New England Patriots WR Danny Amendola (ankle), TE Martellus Bennett (knee), RB Brandon Bolden (knee), LB Dont'a Hightower (knee), WR Chris Hogan (thigh), WR Malcolm Mitchell (knee), and DE Jabaal Sheard (ankle) all were limited in practice Thursday, Jan. 19.

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Malcolm Mitchell player page


  Patriots | Wednesday injury report for Patriots    Wed Jan 18, 05:23 PM

New England Patriots RB Brandon Bolden (knee), LB Dont'a Hightower (shoulder) and DE Jabaal Sheard (knee) were limited during practice Wednesday, Jan. 18.

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  Patriots | Thursday practice report for New England    Thu Oct 27, 10:03 PM

New England Patriots RB Brandon Bolden (knee), LB Jamie Collins (hip), DT Woodrow Hamilton (shoulder), WR Malcolm Mitchell (hamstring), LB Elandon Roberts (ankle) and DT Vincent Valentine (back) were limited participants in practice Thursday, Oct. 27.

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  Patriots | Wednesday injury report for Patriots    Wed Oct 26, 04:49 PM

New England Patriots RB Brandon Bolden (knee), LB Jamie Collins (hip), DE Woodrow Hamilton (shoulder), WR Malcolm Mitchell (hamstring), LB Elandon Roberts (ankle) and DT Vincent Valentine (back) were limited during practice Wednesday, Oct. 26.

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  Patriots | Friday injury report for Patriots    Fri Oct 21, 05:12 PM

New England Patriots RB Brandon Bolden (knee), LB Jamie Collins (hip), DE Woodrow Hamilton (shoulder), LB Shea McClellin (concussion), WR Malcolm Mitchell (hamstring), LB Elandon Roberts (ankle) and DT Vincent Valentine (back) are listed as questionable for Week 7. Bolden did not participate in practice Friday, Oct. 21, while the other players fully participated in practice.

Footballguys view: Collins should be back this week, but IDP leaguers would be wise to check the inactives Sunday morning just in case.

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Brandon Bolden player page
Jamie Collins Sr player page
Malcolm Mitchell player page
Vincent Valentine player page


  Patriots | Patriots' injury report for Thursday    Thu Oct 20, 06:51 PM

New England Patriots RB Brandon Bolden (knee), LBs Jamie Collins (hip), Elandon Roberts (ankle) and Shea McClellin (concussion), WR Malcolm Mitchell (hamstring), and DTs Woodrow Hamilton (shoulder) and Vincent Valentine (back) were all limited in practice Thursday, Oct. 20.

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Brandon Bolden player page
Jamie Collins Sr player page
Malcolm Mitchell player page
Vincent Valentine player page


  Patriots | Wednesday injury report for New England    Wed Oct 19, 06:02 PM

New England Patriots RB Brandon Bolden (knee), LB Jamie Collins (hip), QB Jimmy Garoppolo (shoulder), DE Woodrow Hamilton (shoulder), LB Shea McClellin (concussion), WR Malcolm Mitchell (hamstring), LB Elandon Roberts (ankle) and DT Vincent Valentine (back) were limited during practice Wednesday, Oct. 19.

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Jimmy Garoppolo player page
Malcolm Mitchell player page
Vincent Valentine player page


  Patriots | New England's Week 6 inactives    Sun Oct 16, 11:43 AM

The New England Patriots have declared RB Brandon Bolden, CB Cyrus Jones, LB Jamie Collins, CB Justin Coleman, OT LaAdrian Waddle, LB Shea McClellin, DL Vincent Valentine inactive for Week 6.

Footballguys view: All hands on deck for the dangerous Patriots offense, but their most talented defensive player, Collins, will be missed against the Bengals.

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  Patriots | Brandon Bolden's status limited    Sat Oct 15, 10:21 PM

New England Patriots RB Brandon Bolden (knee) is listed as questionable for week 6 on Sunday, Oct. 16, against the Cincinnati Bengals.

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  Patriots | Friday injury report for Patriots    Fri Oct 14, 07:11 PM

New England Patriots TE Greg Scruggs (knee) and LB Jonathan Freeny (shoulder) did not participate in practice Friday, Oct. 14, and have been ruled out for Week 6. RB Brandon Bolden (knee), OT Marcus Cannon (calf), LB Jamie Collins (hip), QB Jimmy Garoppolo (shoulder), LB Shea McClellin (concussion), WR Malcolm Mitchell (hamstring), OG Joe Thuney (shoulder) and DT Vincent Valentine (back) were limited during practice and are listed as questionable.

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Jimmy Garoppolo player page
Malcolm Mitchell player page
Vincent Valentine player page


  Patriots | Thursday practice report for New England    Thu Oct 13, 10:14 PM

New England Patriots RB Brandon Bolden (knee), LB Jonathan Freeny (shoulder) and TE Greg Scruggs (knee) did not practice Thursday, Oct. 13. OG Shaq Mason (non-injury) and WR Malcolm Mitchell (hamstring) were full participants.

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  Patriots | Wednesday injury report for Patriots    Wed Oct 12, 07:35 PM

New England Patriots RB Brandon Bolden (knee), LB Jonathan Freeny (shoulder) and OG Shaquille Mason (non-injury) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 12. OT Marcus Cannon (calf), QB Jimmy Garoppolo (shoulder), LB Dont'a Hightower (knee), LB Shea McClellin (concussion), WR Malcolm Mitchell (hamstring), TE Greg Scruggs (knee), OG Joe Thuney (shoulder) and DT Vincent Valentine (back) were limited during practice.

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Brandon Bolden player page
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Jimmy Garoppolo player page
Malcolm Mitchell player page
Vincent Valentine player page


  Patriots | Week 5 Inactives    Sun Oct 9, 11:42 AM

The New England Patriots have declared RB Brandon Bolden, CB Eric Rowe, TE Greg Scruggs, CB Justin Coleman, OT Marcus Cannon, LB Shea McClellin, DL Vincent Valentine inactive for Week 5.

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Justin Coleman player page
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  Patriots | New England's Friday injury report    Fri Oct 7, 08:21 PM

New England Patriots RB Brandon Bolden (knee) and LB Shea McClellin (concussion) have been ruled out for Week 5. OT Marcus Cannon (calf), LB Jonathan Freeny (shoulder), QB Jimmy Garoppolo (shoulder), LB Dont'a Hightower (knee), OG Joe Thuney (shoulder) and DT Vincent Valentine (back) are listed as questionable. Bolden, McClellin and Valentine did not participate in practice Friday, Oct. 7, while the other players were limited during practice.

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Vincent Valentine player page


  Patriots | Thursday practice report for New England    Thu Oct 6, 08:10 PM

New England Patriots RB Brandon Bolden (knee), LB Shea McClellin (concussion), DT Vincent Valentine (back) and OT Marcus Cannon (calf) did not practice Thursday, Oct. 6. QB Jacoby Brissett (thumb), QB Jimmy Garoppolo (shoulder), LB Don't'a Hightower (knee), OG Joe Thuney (shoulder) and LB Jonathan Freeny (shoulder) were limited participants.

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Vincent Valentine player page


  Patriots | Wednesday injury report for Patriots    Wed Oct 5, 08:09 PM

New England Patriots RB Brandon Bolden (knee), LB Shea McClellin (concussion) and DT Vincent Valentine (back) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 5. QB Jacoby Brissett (thumb), OT Marcus Cannon (calf), LB Jonathan Freeny (shoulder), QB Jimmy Garoppolo (shoulder), LB Dont'a Hightower (knee) and OG Joe Thuney (shoulder) were limited during practice.

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Shea McClellin player page
Brandon Bolden player page
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Vincent Valentine player page


  Patriots | LeGarrette Blount battling Tyler Gaffney?    Fri Aug 19, 01:42 PM

New England Patriots RB LeGarrette Blount is 'likely' battling RB Tyler Gaffney the club's final running back spot. RBs Dion Lewis and James White 'appear to be locked in' as the receiving running backs, while RB Brandon Bolden 'figures' to have a spot on the roster thanks to his role on special teams. Blount and Gaffney are competing for the 'between-the-tackles kind of role.'

Footballguys view: Blount has to be in the lead with his proven track record and performance in Week 2 of the preseason. He was more successful in short yardage, and the team knows he can hold up over the course of a game and a season. Gaffney could easily catch on elsewhere after a strong summer in his own right.

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  Patriots | New England likely to add at RB    Tue Jan 26, 12:06 AM

New England Patriots RB James White played 57 of the 83 offensive snaps in the AFC Championship Game against the Denver Broncos Sunday, Jan. 24, and RB Brandon Bolden played 16. RB Steven Jackson rounded things out with 11 snaps. The team will also get RB Dion Lewis (knee) back from a torn anterior cruciate ligament in 2016, while RB LeGarrette Blount is an impending free agent. The team might face an offseason similar to 2011 when the selected a pair of backs in the NFL Draft.

Footballguys view: Adding more weapons to the offense is a great idea. The team just wasn't the same after Lewis was lost for the season. Blount is okay, but he's a one-dimensional back who gets banged up. Lewis looked great in 2015 before getting hurt, but the Patriots need better options available and better competition in the backfield. Look for them to add a back in the draft or through a rich free agent class.

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