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Adam Kurkjian

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North Attleborough, MA, United States

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Past articles by Adam:

Patriots select Georgia Bulldogs Isaiah Wynn and Sony Michel

FOXBORO — Whoever scouted the Georgia Bulldogs for the Patriots this season really liked what he saw. → Read More

Mock draft: Patriots get defensive

There have been very few years in recent memory when this much intrigue has surrounded the Patriots for the opening night of the draft. → Read More

Athleticism sets University of Pittsburgh offensive tackle Brian O’Neill apart

The play jumps out when you watch Brian O’Neill’s film. → Read More

Eduardo Nunez, Eduardo Rodriguez lead Red Sox past Orioles

For most of the first inning Friday night, Baltimore Orioles starter Chris Tillman either missed the plate badly or served up tee-ball quality stri → Read More

Wide receiver Jordan Matthews avoids running easy route by joining Patriots

FOXBORO — There is a general philosophy that Jordan Matthews adheres to, and it’s a big reason why the wide receiver chose to sign with → Read More

Boston College Eagles 2018 Spring Football Preview

Experience will not be a problem in 2018 for the Boston College Eagles. With a bevy of starters returning on both sides of the ball, including almost... → Read More

Patriots can eye a few candidates for the franchise tag

Decision time looms when it comes to shaping the Patriots roster for the 2018 season. → Read More

In AFC, these 5 are making plans to take on Patriots

So much has happened since the Patriots proved they are still the best team in the AFC.So, so much.But as the offseason begins to rev up, it’s worth taking a peek around the rest of the conference at the rivals lining up to knock the Pats from their perch and reach Super Bowl LIII in Atlanta. → Read More

Five next Boston sports droughts to end

When the Northeastern men won the Beanpot Monday night, it ended a 30-year drought for the program in the city's fabled college hockey tournament.With that by the wayside now, there aren't many Boston-related droughts that approach that scale. After all, with the success — and in some cases, ultra-success — of pro teams like the Celtics, Red Sox, Patriots and Bruins, there isn't anything… → Read More

Change is coming for Patriots coaches, but details still unknown

MINNEAPOLIS — They talked about missed opportunities and gave credit to the Philadelphia Eagles for making their jobs tougher last night. → Read More

Best and worst from Patriots' Super Bowl loss to Eagles

The best and worst from Super Bowl LII, where the Eagles defeated the Patriots 41-33: Best Bankers: Eagles fans showed up in force at U.S. Bank Stadium to provide a raucous atmosphere and a highly-partisan crowd.Worst oddity: For some reason, despite being active, Pats cornerback Malcolm Butler was benched and did not play the entire game. → Read More

At 40, Tom Brady’s oldest to receive NFL MVP award

MINNEAPOLIS — There isn’t a lot of uncharted territory for Tom Brady when it comes to NFL records, but the Patriots quarterback crossed some more last night when he became the oldest Most Valuable Player in league history.At 40 years old, Brady eclipses Rich Gannon (2002) and Peyton Manning (2013), who were both 37 when they took home the NFL’s most prestigious individual single-season honor. → Read More

At 40, Brady’s oldest to receive high honor

MINNEAPOLIS — There isn’t a lot of uncharted territory for Tom Brady when it comes to NFL records, but the Patriots quarterback crossed some more last night when he became the oldest Most Valuable Player in league history.At 40 years old, Brady eclipses Rich Gannon (2002) and Peyton Manning (2013), who were both 37 when they took home the NFL’s most prestigious individual single-season honor. → Read More

Tom Brady, at 40, becomes oldest winner of NFL MVP award

MINNEAPOLIS — There isn't a lot of uncharted territory for Tom Brady when it comes to NFL records, but the Patriots quarterback crossed s → Read More

Randy Moss elected to Hall of Fame; Ty Law misses cut

MINNEAPOLIS -- It was about as automatic as a touchdown against one-on-one coverage when he was dominating the league from his wide rece → Read More

Option attacks, like the Eagles, present unique problems that make them tough to contain

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. — In the third quarter of the NFC Championship Game, Minnesota Vikings linebacker Anthony Barr flew unblocked through the “B-gap” — football parlance for the space between the offensive guard and tackle — toward both Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Nick Foles and running back Jay Ajayi. → Read More

Eagles notebook: Doug Pederson shrugs off less than crisp practice

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. — Normally, the pool reports for Super Bowl practices only raise concern if an injury occurs. → Read More

Eagles notebook: Been a fun year for LeGarrette Blount in Philly

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. — The way LeGarrette Blount described his experience with the Philadelphia Eagles this season indicated that the former Patriots running back feels just fine with his new surroundings.Sure, Blount is a personable guy who would get on well just about anywhere, but he appears to really fit in on a team that has a goofier streak than its business-like opponent for Sunday’s Super… → Read More

Eagles notebook: Deep defensive line feels fresh, ready

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. — When Bill Belichick called the Philadelphia Eagles front four more like a front eight or nine last week, he wasn’t kidding. Their depth at most positions, but especially along the defensive line, stands out.With the number of players the Eagles rotate at both the defensive end and tackle spots, the most common takeaway is that the players stay fresh and don’t wear down over… → Read More

Eagles aiming not to be awed by big, bad Patriots

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. — When asked to play a single word association game, Trey Burton did not hesitate off the prompt of “Patriots.”With a wide grin, the Eagles tight end answered, “Best.”It was perhaps the most revealing response a player on his team gave Tuesday in regards to playing a franchise that has become synonymous with the term “dynasty.” → Read More