Brandon Bolden shuts down retirement speculation after IG post originally appeared on NBC Sports Boston It's unclear whether Brandon Bolden will be back in a New England Patriots uniform next season. But he'll be playing somewhere. The pending free-agent running back posted a heartfelt message to Instagram on Monday thanking his Patriots coaches and teammates for a great season, which ended Saturday night with a 47-17 loss to the Buffalo Bills in the AFC Wild Card Round.
Longtime Patriots running back coach Ivan Fears stoked rumors about his possible retirement with his embrace of Damien Harris on Saturday. Saturday’s season-ending loss to the Buffalo Bills could mark the ending of several long-time Patriots’ careers, including Devin McCourty, Matthew Slater, and even Dont’a Hightower. But it also might be the last game running backs coach Ivan Fears coaches for New England.
ranked 25th-best receiver in his draft class BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – The New England Patriots announced on Monday that they will sign former Viera Hawk and UCF Knight wide receiver Tre Nixon to a future contract after he served on on the team’s practice squad this past year. The Patriots selected former Viera Hawk and UCF Knight wide receiver Tre Nixon in the 7th round with the 242nd overall pick in the 2021 NFL Draft.