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Patriots terminate DT Jonathan Fanene's contract

The New England Patriots cut DT Jonathan Fanene after terminating his contract in what was a costly move for the team.

Patriots: Jonathan Fanene a costly cut

Patriots release three players, including DT Jonathan Fanene.

Patriots: Team takes it easy in loss to the Eagles

The Patriots didn't dress 26 players on Monday night in their 27-17 loss to the Eagles, including several key starters, including like QB Tom Brady, LB Jerod Mayo and DT Vince Wilfork.

Patriots will have 26 players sit out Monday night's preseason game

A lot of big names -- among them, Tom Brady, Wes Welker and Jerod Mayo -- won't play in Monday night's game against the Eagles.

Patriots: Tom Brady, several starters won't play vs. Eagles

QB Tom Brady and several starters won't play for the Patriots on Monday night against the Eagles, according to multiple reports.

Patriots Notebook: Who is getting extra work?

The Patriots concluded training camp Friday with a light and quick practice. It ended on a high note, in the annual tradition, as DE Chandler Jones caught a punt that gave the team the night off.

Patriots: Updating some competitions

Here's a look at where some of the Patriots' top roster battles stand at the moment.

Patriots: Quick hits from practice No. 17

The Patriots' offense continues to sputter under a myriad of blocking issues with a line that doesn't have starters at four spots (LG Logan Mankins, C Dan Connolly, RG Brian Waters and RT Sebastian Vollmer) in their projected positions.

Patriots: Wilson, Ridley leave practice with injuries; two others kicked out

RB Stevan Ridley and S Tavon Wilson sustained injuries in practice.

Patriots Notebook: Logan Mankins gets first contact work since surgery

Patriots LG Logan Mankins has returned to contact drills, but he's still far from game-ready.

Patriots: Jabar Gaffney injures right leg in practice

WR Jabar Gaffney pulled up with a right quad injury during the Patriots' practice Wednesday and did not return.

Patriots: Quick hits from practice No. 15

Patriots' passing offense choppy once again, and the O-line struggles on Tuesday, but the defense -- especially the secondary -- shines.

Patriots: Dane Fletcher stays put

The Patriots took a risk by waiving LB Dane Fletcher, but he wasn't claimed, so it paid off.

Patriots' tackles trying to forget, move on

After a tough game against the Saints, tackles Nate Solder and Marcus Cannon are trying to forget, move on and get ready for the Patriots' next opponent.

Patriots Quick Hits: Practice No. 14 -- Injury list grows, and Dan Koppen looks better

New England put on pads Monday, its first time in pads since the game Thursday, but most of the time on the practice field was prep work and deception.

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