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Veterans report to training camp on Wednesday and Butch and Rob give a quick preview of what they expect. They talk about Jimmy G and just how much playing time he'll get versus Brady in preseason games.
list, you can pretty much figure out who we have at No. 4. More on that tomorrow.) That being said, as veteran Jerod Mayo saw his role reduced in his last year, it was Hightower who stepped up in his place. He was the one with the green
McClellin. But you would be wrong. The Patriots have been scary thin at this position for years, and the retirement of Jerod Mayo (even a Mayo that was a shadow of his former self) makes them even more so. And, while I hate to focus on possible apocalyptic scenarios, both Hightower and Collins will be coming to the end of their rookie contracts soon. And
unwashed media wretches surrounding him. Using his opening remarks to talk about the one guy no one was going to bring up, Jerod Mayo . Then he reportedly went on to refer to the “exciting owners’ meetings” in pure deadpan like the master of sarcasm he is
A photo posted by Jerod Mayo (@jerod_mayo51) on Feb 16, 2016 at 3:07pm PST . And so, with a simple announcement on his Instaface, Jerod Mayo ends his career the way he conducted it. Quietly. With dignity and
Dont’a Hightower for a traditional 4-3. Once Hightower went down, it became more of an old school 3-4, with Jerod Mayo and Jamie Collins in the middle and Jones/Sheard switching off on the outside opposite Rob Ninkovich . — And Jon Bostic
opponents might even start looking to block him. — The most gratifying aspect of the defense is the recent play of Jerod Mayo . Maybe he just needed to get back into game condition or something because he is playing much closer to his peak of 2010 than the guy who was swinging around ball carriers like they were stripper poles earlier in the year. Taking a lot of reps, he is getting
playoff win over the Colts when he finished with six tackles, one sack and one interception. Lining up next to veteran Jerod Mayo and fellow youngster Dont’a Hightower, he established himself as a starter in 2014 with a career-high 91 tackles, to go along with
some of his other, high-profile teammates — but with the departure of foundational elements like Vince Wilfork and Jerod Mayo , he’s become one of the most important parts of the New England defense. (Based on his complete body of work, we’ll give him a mulligan for a
and still finds ways to make plays on punt and kickoff coverage.” For what it’s worth, with the retirement of Jerod Mayo , Slater, Gostkowski and Tom Brady are the only three players left on the roster who were drafted by the franchise prior to 2009. 3. We had the good fortune this week to catch up with Jeff Christiansen, who has worked as Jimmy
practical it is to out-and-out retire numbers any more — it’s an easy way to acknowledge the career of veteran Jerod Mayo and what he meant to the organization. Via Instagram on Saturday, Mayo thanked the Patriots for the move , what he called
when he showed up at Gillette Stadium and was assigned No. 51. The rookie linebacker out of Houston had been given Jerod Mayo ’s old number — Mayo, considered a longtime pillar of the New England defense, retired this past offseason after eight seasons with