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New England Patriots at Tennessee Titans Recap

The New England Patriots once again won on opening day.  The Patriots have been a model of consistency in the seasons first fight, winning the last 9 straight season openers, currently the longest streak in the league.  This New England group did its damage on Defense.  The Pats defense forced 2 turn overs and holding the Titans to only 16 total first downs in the game.  Tom Brady was his usual consistent self, passing for 236 yards and 2 Touch Downs while completing 23 of 31 throws.  Of course Brady found his favorite red zone target connecting with Rob Gronkowski on a 2 yard TD right before the end of the first half.  Fellow Tight End Aaron Hernandez also found the end zone at the end of the first quarter to account for both of Brady’s touch downs.  A surprise performance for the Pats, running back Stevan Ridley contributed 125 yards on the ground on 21 carries and added 1 rushing touch down.

Jeff Demps gets $200,000 Guaranteed from Patriots

The New England Patriots have won the Jeff Demps lottery.  The team signed the former U.S.A. Olympic track star was given a $11,000 signing bonus and $200,000 in guaranteed money for coming in and competing for a position in the last 2 weeks of training camp.

Jeff Demps competed with the United States Olympic team this summer in London, England.  He was a member of the 4 x 100 meter relay team that earned a Silver medal in the 2012 Olympic Games.

Larsen leaves Denver, Picks the Pats.

Spencer Larsen agrees to terms on a 2 year deal with the New England Patriots.

Larsen had spent the last few years in Denver with the Broncos and played offense, defense and special teams for Denver. Current New England offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels coached Larsen in Denver for the year and a half he was head coach.