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  1. patchick

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    Anybody else scratching their heads at this item from the Patriots.com mini camp recap?

    "New running backs coach Ivan Fears should quickly become a fan favorite at training camp. His booming voice could be heard all throughout practice and players seem to take well to Fears’ in-your-face approach."

    http://www.patriots.com/news/index.cfm?ac=latestnewsdetail&pid=25230&pcid=41
     
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    Yeah I noticed that too. Hasn't he been a coach on this team for years?
     
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    Yeah, I read that. He farted a big one there. He must have been thinking back to a few years ago when Fears was the WR coach and gotten confused with us having a new WR coach this year.
     
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    Maybe Patriots.com got the veteran Fears mixed up with the new offensive assistant Bill O'Brien. That's a pretty big oversight mind you.
     
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    Perhaps the word "new" was referring to the running backs being new, and not Fears?
     
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    There may have been a mistake there, but I don't think Casale or anyone else is somehow misinformed or confused re: the fact that Fears has been here awhile.
     
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    i remember past mgmt put him in charge of turning terry glenn into a "good guy"
    when that didnt pan out, i figured fears would be fearing his job security (;))
    one of a few to stick around through a few administrations (scharnechia of course amazes me all the time)
     
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    If so it's one of the worst written sentences ever . . . that sentence cannot be parsed in any way to result in that.
     
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    O'Brien was working with Fears cross training, according to something I read. I'll give Alison the benefit of the doubt on this one.:D
     
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    Casale has just changed it. Now it reads...

    Ahh that makes sense.
     
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    Checked the link this AM and the word "new" is missing, did someone edit this article???
     
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    Casale = I rarely read Patriots.com anymore.
     
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    Casale is a moron. I've subscribed to Patriots Football Weekly for years, but will stop because he is so stupid I can hardly stand it. Unfortunately, I re-upped for three years about the time he came on board, so I have lots of parakeet cage liner.
     
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    So now the only thing they have to fear is Fears himself?
     
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    Ahhhh! Well done. My compliments, PFiV!
     
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    The "new" may have been mistakenly applied to Fears instead of Nick Cesario, new WR coach (who isn't necessarily new, either). Uber-scout and talent evaluator Cesario has been no stranger to the QB/WR aspect of practice, especially at training camps. He was also Josh McDaniels' QB in college and should have a major voice in winnowing down the WR ranks by season's start.
     
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