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Patriots center Dan Connolly is back in the lineup for Sunday's game against the Broncos after missing three weeks with a groin injury. Center Nick McDonald and quarterback Ryan Mallett are the final two inactive players for the Patriots' game in Denver. New England already announced wide receiver Deion Branch, safety Patrick Chung, linebacker Brandon Spikes, right tackle Sebastian Vollmer and running back Shane Vereen would not play. McDonald, who is a healthy scratch, is inactive for the first time since getting promoted to the active roster in Week 13 against the Colts. He started each of the last two...

Patriots Sign Jerod Mayo to a 5-Year Extension

Adam Schefter from ESPN is reporting that the New England Patriots have signed LB Jerod Mayo to a five-year contract extension. Mayo is in the fourth year of his five-year rookie contract and would have been a free agent after next season. Monetary details have yet to be released, but Mayo was set to make $750,000 next season before signing this deal. Last season, Mayo set a career...

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.

Ex-Patriot running back Craig James runs for US Senate, leaves ESPN

By News staff AP FILE PHOTO CRAIG JAMES AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- Former New England Patriots running back Craig James has left his position as an ESPN college football analyst to run for the U.S. Senate in Texas. James announced Monday he was running. After his announcement, ESPN said he could no longer work for the network because he had chosen to enter politics. James said he...

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.

Wee 15 Fantasy Football Recap: Patriots vs Broncos

New England Patriots – 41, Denver Broncos – 23 Let’s not crown a new prince of the NFL just yet, as Tom Brady (322 total yards, 3 TDs) showed that he’s still the cream of the crop in this league, beating down Tim Tebow (287 total yards, 2 TDs) and a Broncos team that hung for most of the first half before being clearly out-classed by a better team.  Brady was his picture...

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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