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Do you really, really want tickets to the Patriots-Steelers game but can't afford them? Then Patriots cornerback Devin McCourty has your back. The 24-year-old announced the giveaway via Twitter, stating that entries can be submitted simply by tweeting McCourty's Twitter account, which he shares with his brother, explaining why you want the tickets. McCourty will announce the winner by retweeting someone at 3 p.m.

Patriots coach Bill Belichick decides to “skip” a Leigh Bodden question with his reported released (Updated!)

For the final time during a loooooong week, Patriots coach Bill Belichick discussed facing the Steelers and other assorted issues heading into the week. And there are a few, with health news lingering and the Physically Unable to Perform list guys still out there. But before he did that, there was some apparent big news. Pro Football Talk reported right when Belichick walked up that...

The New England Patriots waive CB Leigh Bodden

The Patriots have waived 30-year old cornerback Leigh Bodden.  Bodden played in 5 games for the Patriots last year and he had 17 tackles and 4 passes defensed.  Bodden played in 20 games in his two years with the Patriots and he had 72 tackles, 5 interceptions (1 returned for a TD), defensed 22 passes, forced a fumble, recovered a fumble and he had 1 tackle for a loss.  This was...

The agent for ex-Patriots CB Leigh Bodden says he’s healthy and ready to help

You read earlier that the Patriots released CB Leigh Bodden, which was considered a surprise. And I took a stab at explaining why it happened. Now, we hear from someone in Bodden’s camp. Agent Alvin Keels released a statement earlier this morning, saying that Bodden was healthy and ready to contribute. He had been hobbled by a groin injury, but it doesn’t sound like Keels believes...

Patriots tough opponent after bye

It has almost become part of NFL lore: You can't beat the Patriots when Bill Belichick has two weeks to prepare for a team.

Graham has ears of LBs

FOXBORO - When Jerod Mayo fell to the turf in Oakland, clutching his knee, Patriots fans likely all had the same...

Patriots’ Defense Torched Again, Steelers Roll 25-17

Kevin Faulk was one of the few bright spots for the Pats vs. the Steelers. Photo by Gene J. PuskarI had been curious over the last few weeks as to whether the Patriots’ pass defense was truly improving or they were merely the benefactors of teams that were featuring their running game. The Steelers answered my pondering today by torching the Patriots’ defense through the air...

Patriots run up big numbers on ground, too

The Steelers have been recognized for years as a franchise that takes great pride in the running game; the Patriots have been defined in their modern era as a passing powerhouse directed by future Hall of Fame quarterback Tom Brady. So, what to make of the fact that the Patriots are on track to rank higher than the Steelers in rushing yards per game for the fourth consecutive season?

Pats fortunate to trail by only a touchdown

By Jim Donaldson PITTSBURGH -- Considering that they've been outgained by a whopping 261 yards to 83 and have had the ball for just 8:47, the Patriots should be thrilled to trailing by only seven points, 17-10, at halftime. They trimmed their deficit to a touchdown when Stephen Gostkowski kicked a 46-yard field goal toward the open end of the stadium with 29 seconds...

Steelers solve Brady, Patriots 25-17

The Pittsburgh Steelers found a way to beat Tom Brady: Don't let him get the ball.
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