New England Patriots: Week 3 AFC East update

The New England Patriots have so far exceeded expectations going into the fourth and final week of Tom Brady’s suspension.  However, having Tom Brady come back to the team with a 4-0 record will not be easy.  The Patriots are currently assessing injuries to both of their quarterbacks, Jimmy Garoppolo and Jacoby Brissett.  Garoppolo injured his right shoulder in week two against...
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Saints safety hopes Brees wins more rings than Brady

Kenny Vaccaro is motivated. On Wednesday, the New Orleans Saintssafety told Nick Underhill of The Advocate that he wants to see his quarterback — Drew Brees — win at least four more rings. Vaccaro on motivation: Brees is “a hall of fame quarterback. I want him to get as many rings as possible. I want him to pass up Tom Brady” — Nick Underhill (@nick_underhill) September...
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Jimmy Garoppolo breaks silence on shoulder injury

FOXBORO, Mass. — Quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo met the media Wednesday for the first time in two weeks, fielding questions about the shoulder injury that kept him out of last Thursday’s win over the Houston Texans. “I thought the wind had gotten knocked out of me at first,” Garoppolo said of the injury, which he suffered during the New England Patriots’ Week 2 win over the...
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AP Power Rankings: This time it's Pats, Denver tied at No. 1

NEW YORK (AP) The Denver Broncos are off to a perfect start under quarterback Trevor Siemian. The New England Patriots also are 3-0 despite playing without superstar Tom Brady. The past two Super Bowl winners also share the top spot in the latest AP Pro32 poll released on Tuesday. The Patriots received six first-place votes and the Broncos earned five and both have 377 points from...
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Brady Or Belichick: Who Is More Important?

Since 2001, no team has dominated the NFL like Bill Belichick's Patriots. The team has been one of the most consistent winners in the history of the sport ever since Belichick paired with Tom Brady en route to one of the most improbable Super Bowl upsets in history. Even with that fairy tale beginning, this season's 3-0 start has to be in the running for the most magical performance in...
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Bill Belichick may be forced to get hilariously creative to fill his quarterback slot

Perhaps the universe had a more severe punishment in mind for the New England Patriots than what the NFL had in mind initially, when they brought the Deflategate shenanigans to a close by curbing Tom Brady for the first month of the 2016 campaign. Because after just 2.5 weeks of NFL football, the Patriots are limping towards the Week 5 return of their future Hall of Fame signal caller...
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Report: Rob Gronkowski has good chance to play vs. Texans

The New England Patriots may be without Tom Brady and Jimmy Garoppolo for Thursday night’s game against the Houston Texans, but at least tight end Rob Gronkowski has a chance to make his 2016 season debut. Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that Gronkowski is a game-time decision and has a good shot at suiting up. #Patriots  TE Rob Gronkowski (hamstring), who sat out the first...
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Brady on 'Fake Brady' mask: ‘Creepiest thing I’ve ever seen’

Tom Brady, like most people who have laid eyes on it, has been left profoundly disturbed by the “Fake Tom Brady” mask that has become a haunting sensation early on in the NFL season. The disconcertingly lifelike and startlingly realistic mask first made its appearance when the New England Patriots traveled to Glendale to take on the Arizona Cardinals in Week 1. He's here...
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Tom Brady trolls Miami Dolphins on Facebook after win

The New England Patriots beat their division rival on Sunday, with a 31-24 win over the Miami Dolphins at Gillette Stadium. Quarterback Tom Brady, unfortunately, didn’t get to take part in the game, as he’s still serving a four-game suspension. Brady hit up the Colorado-Michigan game at the Big House on Saturday, and gave a pregame speech to the Wolverines to fire them up. And...
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Jacoby Brissett would be first black QB ever to start for Patriots

Believe it or not, Jacoby Brissett already has written his name into the New England Patriots record books. He could add another line Thursday night. Brissett, a rookie third-round pick out of N.C. State, entered Sunday’s game against the Miami Dolphins as the Patriots’ backup quarterback behind Jimmy Garoppolo while Tom Brady sits out his four-game suspension. But when...
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