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Matt Damon appeared on a podcast with NFL Network's Rich Eisen this past week and sang Tom Brady's praises. But while doing the podcast, he also took a moment to throw on some special jewelry. Damon put on all three Patriots Super Bowl rings, as well as a red Pats hat, and posed for a photo. The big-time actor and Cambridge, Mass., native, has never made his Boston sports fandom a secret, and when discussing the Patriots, you could tell he was a bit biased. "We'll never see anybody like him again," Damon said of Brady on the podcast. Then...

Patriots Mailbag: Aaron Hernandez, Rob Gronkowski Make Up for Lack of Reliable Third Wide Receiver

FOXBORO, Mass. -- The Patriots are getting ready for one of the most anticipated regular-season games in years, and it has the pregame hype of a clash with the Peyton Manning-led Colts or anyone-led Jets. As such, it's time to talk Tim Tebow, the Patriots' defense, wide receivers, Rob Gronkowski and plenty of other stuff in another edition of the Patriots mailbag. Jeff, I...

Patriots LB Mayo agrees to terms on five-year deal

New England Patriots linebacker Jerod Mayo agreed to terms on a five-year contract, ESPN's Adam Schefter reported on Saturday. Financial terms were not disclosed, but the 25-year-old Mayo was set to make $750,000 in the final year of his rookie deal in 2012. A Pro Bowler in 2010, Mayo has collected 68 tackles and two interceptions this season. The 10th overall pick of the...

Chad Ochocinco Finally Scores a Touchdown for the Patriots (Video)

Well it's week 15 and Chad Ochocinco finally grabbed his first touchdown catch as a Patriot.  He did it in the first quarter against the Broncos with this 33 yard grab from Brady.  Apparently it's been so long he forgot that he's suppose to do a touchdown celebration afterward. Check out the video below. Like this post? Check out our Home Page for more stories...

Krieger: Belichick, Patriots were ready for Tebow Time

It's not so much that the Broncos' magic disappeared Sunday. It's more like Bill Belichick and Tom Brady peered behind the curtain to see just how the trick was executed.

Source: Pats sign LB Mayo to 5-year extension

The New England Patriots have signed Pro Bowl linebacker Jerod Mayo to a five-year contract extension, a league source told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter on Saturday.

Bonus video of the day: The Herald’s Patriots reporters break down a Tebow-filled week

It has been a hectic, Tim Tebow-filled week in Patriots land. Sure, sure, we discussed other things, but no one dominated the discussion like the Broncos quarterback. Before we ship out to Denver to get ready for Sunday’s matchup, colleague Karen Guregian and I broke down the week that was in our weekly video. Here it is, as edited by Bob Greim:

Game Notes: Patriots vs. Broncos

The following are game notes from the New England Patriots regular season game vs. the Denver Broncos at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on Sunday, December 18, 2011.

Denver Broncos are sore subject to New England Patriots QB Tom Brady

In the current streak of improbable comeback wins, which has reached six, the Broncos have stymied a variety of quarterbacks.

The Unknown Soldiers – Broncos Defense Gets Lost in the Hype

The Tim Tebow show has arrived for Patriots fans. Cam Newton is having a great rookie season, much better than Tebow’s sophomore campaign. However, the difference is Denver has a very good defense compared to Carolina’s sorry bunch. The Broncos have two great edge rushers in Von Miller and Elvis Dumervil. Though he’s getting up there in age, Champ Bailey still shuts down...
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