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  1. patsfaninpittsburgh

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    Ian

    Are you not paying the grunts?

    We seemed to have have a critical shortage of traing camp/ practice reporting.
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    Have to agree. None of the mainstream reporters are talking about camp at all, which is disappointing. If I lived in NE, I'd probably be going to camp every day I could.

    I believe Patspsycho said he'd do some reports when he gets back from vacation. Have to say I'm looking forward to it; his are more informative than even the ones Mike Reiss does.
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    What happened to Mrs B? Did I miss something?

    Her TC reports were always the best read of the day.
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    I could be mistaken, but I believe that Mrs. B still does her podcasts..
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    Reiss has posted this on his blog a few times lately:

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    Part of it may be due to there being no practice on Monday. In addition I believe today's practice was the annual season ticket holder event and was closed to the general public.

    Patriots Today - Wednesday nuggets on the Pats
    It's not much, but 3 and a half minutes of info is better than nothing, right?

    Off-day good for everyone | Danny Picard | CSNNE

    However, I do agree that after the first two days of camp there have been far fewer fan-related reports than in the past. Not sure where Mrs. B is; last I looked no reports by her over at the Planet either.

    So for the time being we'll have to rely on the people that actually get paid to write.

    It Is What It Is » Some quick thoughts on Patriots’ Tuesday afternoon practice

    Training Camp Today: Albert Haynesworth makes progress - Extra Points - Boston.com
    Chris Gasper and Greg Bedard discuss the progress of Patriots defensive lineman Albert Haynesworth in this video, who also spoke with the media for the first time Tuesday.


    The Rundown: Practice #8 - Boston.com
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    A few tidbits like so and so looked solid or player x dropped a ton of passes would be sufficient :eek:

    Actually interested in hearing how the RB's look and also our potential new TE Lee Smith..

    I understand that there will be a few more faces at practice starting tomorrow ( Aug 4) .....

    Not sure how long TC is open to the public but I will be back home Aug 12th so if there is time, I'll try to get up to Foxboro and type in a few of my thoughts/opinions.....

    Im not as technically savvy as a few of the guys who report here but I think any news is welcome after this long off season :)
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    The media has been absolutely terrible so far. Everyone is reporting on Albert, we know he likes to smile and ram Rich Cheeseburger's face into the dirt. Give us something new.
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    Wonder how long he sticks on roster?

    "Rich Ohrnberger had a long day in one-on-ones and in the game period. He also failed to pick up a blitz by Dane Fletcher in the team period."

    Nice to see Dane causing trouble on his blitzes....
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    Tonight's practice is closed and there was no afternoon session, so that's why there's not much from this afternoon. Honestly I'll hop in on the bandwagon of saying that media wise there's only a couple posting anything remotely interesting so far in terms of camp reports. I'm guessing that most of the better ones are so bogged down with the free agent news that it's cutting into the time they'd normally spend writing about it.

    As for the fans, there have been some good ones, with our friend Erik Frenz posting a bunch on Twitter. (Erik Frenz (ErikFrenz) on Twitter) We'll just have to appeal to some of the posters in here to fill us in if they hit camp in the near future :cool:

    In the meantime I'll try and compile some stuff and see what I can come up with in the next day or so based on what I've heard from others and have read, and I'll focus on some specific players.

    I'm hoping to head down on an off day at work next week, so I'll try and focus on some of the guys we've been talking about here recently and keep an eye on them.
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    Big Crowd in Foxboro Tonight

    "monwalker Monique Walker

    by shalisemyoung

    Big turnout by season ticket holders for Pats prax tonight: 18,334. Largest crowd in five years.

    "I mean listen, we’re sitting here talking about practice, not a game, not a game, not a game, but we’re talking about practice."

    -A. Iverson
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    Re: Big Crowd in Foxboro Tonight

    shalisemyoung shalise manza young
    #Patriots practice has been over for at least 30min and @bspikes55 and @Ryan_Mallett_15 and Matthew Slater are *still* signing autographs
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    Re: Big Crowd in Foxboro Tonight

    Those Matt Slater autographs will fetch a tidy sum on eBay! :rolleyes: Alas, I would've been there tonight if not for working on a deadline. Was there any scrimmaging/live contact, or just drills?
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    Check out the links below for more info on today's practices.

    Best and worst from Patriots practice | CSNNE | Tom E. Curran

    It Is What It Is » Highlights from Wednesday night’s practice | weei.com | Christopher Price

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    I have done them in the past but I was only able to go to the first three days so far and most were walk-throughs and shorts and shells. I gave more detail for the padded one. I will be back this weekend and possibly Fri.
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    I read an opinion piece somewhere where the writer thought the defense had looked better than the offense thus far, making some nice plays while the offense looked a little behind. Can anyone who has been at camp confirm this thought? Or was I mislead? Nothing to worry about, I was just curious.
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    I was going to post the same question......I hope all is right with Mrs. B. I used to really enjoy reading her daily summaries of what was going on at training camp. She is a great story teller! Check in Mrs B!!!
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    Thanks......
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