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New England Patriots
FOXBORO, Mass. — Coming into the 2012 season, the Patriots biggest question mark seemed to be their offensive line.
With the retirement of Pro Bowl tackle Matt Light, the absence of guard Brian Waters and the exile of center Dan Koppen, there were some wholesale changes being made in front of Tom Brady. And after a tumultuous preseason, the whispers of concern quickly grew into loud roars of disapproval.
Now, at the halfway point in the regular season, the Patriots have experienced continued fluctuation up front. But even as Logan Mankins, Dan Connolly and Sebastian Vollmer have all missed time due to lingering injuries, the Patriots have still quietly established one of the best offensive lines in football. So good, in fact, that the all-world quarterback had to weigh in.
“I’ve never really thought much [or] concerned myself with their job and so forth. They’re very well coached and they work really hard,” Brady said. “It’s just a matter of time. The more you play together, the bet...
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Ever since Roger Goodell started shipping a game a year to England, fans have often been a bit cold to the idea. Teams do not like the idea of having to make such a long trip to play a football game in the middle of the season. After a dominant 45-7 win over the St. Louis Rams, could the Patriots actually be the first team to really come out of London better than when they came in...
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This is probably how Talib reacted when he was told he was now a Patriot.
The Patriots needed help in the secondary and got it during their bye week by trading for Aqib Talib. The question everyone is asking is he worth a fourth round pick especially with his history of legal transgressions. Talib will be worth the risks.
First off, Talib has made some...
New England Patriots running back Brandon Bolden was hit with a four-game suspension without pay Friday for violating the NFL's policy on performance-enhancing substances. Bolden will begin serving his punishment immediately. He'll be eligible to return to the Patriots' active roster after their Dec. 2 game against Miami. The undrafted rookie from Mississippi wasn...
Tom E. Curran covers the Patriots and the NFL for Comcast SportsNet New England. He decides fashion sense, too, as evidenced by his line of questioning for Tom Brady today: “Sometimes you dress kind...
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If you have Danny Woodhead on your fantasy team, give him a chance this weekend against the Buffalo Bills.Two years ago, in Danny Woodhead's New England Patriot debut, Woody ran for 43 yards and a touchdown in Foxboro. Later in the year, at Buffalo, Woodhead ran for 93 yards and a score. Yes, that was two years ago and his stats have no bearing on this Sunday's game at Gillette...
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Fresh off their bye week, the New England Patriots are recharged and ready for the time of year that has typically produced their best stretch of football under the guidance of Bill Belichick. Since 2002, no team has performed better against its division rivals in November and December than the Patriots, and they'll get an opportunity to add to that record Sunday when they...
Whatever your political affiliation, there's one thing everyone ought to be able to agree upon: There's a lot of vitriol on both sides of the aisle. And that's exactly why New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady eschews any political aspirations.
On Monday night, Brady did an interview with Jim Gray and Westwood One in which he touched on a number of subjects. First...
You just had to expect Rex Ryan would weigh in on this one.
Tuesday we reported that, along with Bill Belichick, Ryan was voted the most overrated coach in the NFL by a Sporting News poll which took the pulse of players. Given Ryan's penchant for opening his mouth whether it's warranted or not, it's unsurprising that he took the opportunity to share his thoughts on the...
FOXBORO, Mass. — The secondary has been the most glaring problem on an otherwise impressive Patriots team this season. But Devin McCourty‘s transition to safety over the past few games has helped stabilized things.
McCourty, a natural cornerback, moved over on the defense to help stabilize the safety position while Steve Gregory and Patrick Chung were sidelined with injuries...
Whatever your political affiliations are, there’s one thing everyone ought to be able to agree upon: there’s been a lot of vitriol on both sides of the aisle. Likewise, that’s exactly why Tom Brady eschews any political aspirations.
On Monday night, Brady did an interview with Jim Gray and Westwood One in which he touched on a number of subjects. First and foremost was Hurricane...
Tom Brady is looking to keep the New England Patriots' league-best offense rolling after a bye week.
Based on recent history, he should have no problem doing that against the struggling Buffalo Bills.
The Patriots host the Bills on Sunday looking for a 12th straight home win in the series and a 23rd victory in the last 25 meetings overall.
Brady is 19-2 against Buffalo, completing...