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The Rap Sheet:
The Patriots were missing another tackle today. Tackle Marcus Cannon missed his first practice, joining Sebastian Vollmer on the sidelines. That’s what colleague Ian Rapoport reports from the upper grass field. The injury is something new. If he and Vollmer are both out, that’s two tackles, which could lead to the promotion of Matt Kopa from the practice squad. The Pats would have to make a roster transaction for that to happen.
Running back Stevan Ridley returned after missing two practice sessions to deal with family business back in Mississippi. Also linebacker Brandon Spikes, who is back this week from a knee injury, has looked pretty good, according to Rapoport. That could mean he’ll see action Sunday in Washington.
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The Patriots have filled their need at defensive end, bringing back a familiar face. It’s just not the one we expected.
The Patriots will re-sign Eric Moore, according to his agent Eric Hires. The 6-foot-4, 268-pound Moore contributed mightily at the end last year, with 14 tackles and two sacks in five games. But he was cut at the end of camp this year, which was a surprise....
FOXBORO, Mass. -- After the Patriots only managed one first-quarter possession and watched the Colts dictate the early pace of Sunday's game at Gillette Stadium, quarterback Tom Brady demanded that the offense accelerate its attack with its next opportunity. They started with a grueling 16-play drive that included four third-down conversions, but that also kicked off a stretch...
The New England Patriots look to expand their four game win streak this Sunday when they face the Washington Redskins. The Redskins have lost seven of their last eight and sit at 4-8 on the season. The Patriots, coming off a rather embarrassing victory over the win-less Indianapolis Colts, are looking to work out a few things this week against the Skins’. New England comes in as...
LANDOVER, Md. -- Patriots safety Patrick Chung will miss his fifth consecutive game with a foot injury, and the Patriots' depth at safety will be tested once again. The Patriots ruled out Chung, linebacker Brandon Spikes (knee), center Dan Connolly (groin) and running back Shane Vereen (hamstring) on Saturday night, which means they didn't travel with the team to Washington...
Andre Carter returns to Washington. The Patriots look to stay mistake free. It’s all inside today’s edition of the Patriots.com News Blitz.
Merely minutes into last week's game against the winless Indianapolis Colts, Vince Wilfork barreled through the offensive line and set the tone with an early sack.
The Patriots head to Washington - where the team hasn't won in the Bill Belichick era - with a chance to improve to 10-3 and possibly clinch the AFC East.
Man this kid had a rough Sunday after Tom Brady lit up his Philadelphia Eagles. This kid really hates Tom Brady and everything he represents. His parents are grooming him
By Mike McDermottSafety Patrick Chung has been downgraded to out for Sunday's game against the Washington Redskins, the Patriots announced on Saturday. It will be the fifth consecutive game that Chung has missed because of his foot injury.
Chung had practiced all week on a limited basis. His absence makes it almost anyone's guess who will start at safety for the Pats on...
The Washington Redskins this season have faced their fair share of talented wide receivers. They’ve seen Larry Fitzgerald, Steve Smith, Dez Bryant, DeSean Jackson and Santonio Holmes. But when the New England Patriots come to town Sunday, Washington’s defensive backs will face the most prolific wideout in the game today: Wes Welker.
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ANALYSIS/OPINION Had circumstances not intervened, this could have been quite the Sunday at Fed Ex Field, a veritable Tight End Jamboree. The New England Patriots would have shown up with twin terrors Rob Gronkowski and Aaron Hernandez, and the Washington Redskins would have countered with their formidable pair, Chris Cooley ...