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Down 17-0 to the Miami Dolphins at halftime Saturday, the New England Patriots needed a wake-up call, and coach Bill Belichick delivered.

Belichick on verge of season wins record

New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick can set an NFL record if his team win's Sunday's regular-season finale against visiting Buffalo. A victory will give the Patriots a 13-3 record and make Belichick the first coach in league history with five 13-win seasons. Belichick and former San Francisco 49ers coach George Seifert are the only two head coaches with four 13-win...

Patriots present game ball to owner in honor of late wife

It's the season for giving, and few gave back to the community quite like Myra Kraft. So it was only fitting that after the Patriots rallied for a win over the Dolphins on Christmas Eve, head coach Bill Belichick presented Robert Kraft with the game ball in his late wife's honor. The Patriots' official Twitter account tweeted a photo of the heartwarming moment on Sunday...

Video of the day: Patriots captain Jerod Mayo talks about the win and Belichick’s halftime speech

When it all appeared lost at halftime yesterday, the Patriots went into the locker room and fixed things. Except, it wasn’t like the Denver game, where they made a scheme change. Figure this was just a wake-up call from coach Bill Belichick. After the 27-24 win over the Broncos, captain Jerod Mayo explained. Check out my video:

Tom Brady, Bill Belichick Ruin Christmas With Comeback and Other Leftover Patriots Thoughts

The Patriots had a golden opportunity to deliver us a most-unexpected Christmas present on Saturday -- something to talk about. There are only so many times you can say "Patriots look good" at family gatherings before it becomes a bit stale, and the early deficit and first-half no-show from the Patriots looked like it would provide hours of fodder for conversation. They...

Bonus video of the day: The Patriots wish you Merry Christmas… in kinda/sorta Spanish

When the Patriots clinched the win over the Dolphins, it gave the players two full days off before they have to return to the facility on Tuesday. Coach Bill Belichick called it “a good way to go into the little Christmas break.” Speaking of the holiday, the Patriots offered some nice wishes on this Christmas morning… awkwardly. In Spanish. Check out this video from the website...

Bill Belichick Conference Call Transcript

New England Patriots Head Coach Bill Belichick addresses the media during his conference call on Monday, December 26, 2011.

Patriots return to work after “some time off?” … and other stuff!

After a short week last week, the Patriots have a long week this week. They will show up at the facility later today to begin preparations for the Bills a day earlier than usual. But they did take some time to relax over the past few days. Asked what his players and coaches spent Christmas doing considering they played the day before, coach Bill Belichick said, “We kind of treated...

Patriots sign FB Lousaka Polite

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Patriots give Kraft game ball, gift after emotional win

Here’s something you don’t see a lot out of the Bill Belichick-era Patriots: Emotion. After New England came back from a 17-0 deficit against the Dolphins, coach Bill Belichick awarded the gameball to owner Robert Kraft in recognition of his late wife Myra Kraft. The Patriots had dedicated the season to Kraft’s late wife early…

Patriots sign FB Lousaka Polite to provide short-yardage depth

The Patriots made a move related to losing guard Logan Mankins, who has a sprained MCL and will be out Sunday. But its not offensive line help. Coach Bill Belichick signed FB Lousaka Polite, a bruising blocker who figures to assist in short-yardage situations and on special teams. Belichick complained on Saturday that losing so many offensive linemen took them out of what they wanted...

Patriots Only Half Bad

DATELINE: HUMOR!A funny thing happened on the way to the Super Bowl. Visions of sugarplums became rancid fruit in the first half of the Dolphins game.The New England Patsies ran into the Miami Sardines, but the Cape Cod fish story turned into a whale tale.Christmas lacked snow in New England, and New England lacked a defense at Gillette Stadium.Not since the Pequod left New Bedford...

The Patriots Defense is the Proverbial Pandora’s Box

We’re not signing up for saying this is the worst Bill Belichick defense; and for those who have forgotten, Belichick and Tom Brady got here in 2000, not 2001. Look at the 2000 defense and their 5-11 record, 2002 and the 9-7 record, or how about 2009 10-6 record? We’ll say it if no one else will - this defense doesn’t cover well, but they make plays. In 2010, the masses said...
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