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New England Patriots: Long Week Of Preparation For Chicago Visit

The New England Patriots needed every second of their 60 minute allotment to survive the Thursday Night contest in Foxboro for the win over the Jets. It seems to be the story for the second straight year; New England is winning them ugly.The good thing about a Thursday night game is the long week of rest, recuperation, and preparation. Still reeling from the losses of Jerod Mayo...
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Grade Day: Which New England Patriot performed best against the Jets?

The New England Patriots came out with their muskets firing against the New York Jets on a wet and humid October night in Foxborough, MA on Thursday Night Football. It looked like it would be a banner game for the Patriots after a four-play, 80-yard drive was highlighted by a 49-yard touchdown pass from quarterback Tom Brady to running back Shane Vereen gave the Patriots the lead...
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Patriots Injury Update: Jerod Mayo undergoes surgery

Jerod Mayo underwent surgery this past week on his knee that will effectively end his season and leave him out of New England Patriots activities until mini-camp next year.  NFL media insider Ian Rappaport reports Mayo suffered a patellar tendon tear in New England game against the New York Jets. #468506183 / gettyimages.comPatellar tendon tears are an immediate surgical case...
Via Sports Injury Alert
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Weekly Rewind: Shane Vereen: Frisky Jets; Replacing Mayo; New weapons

In case you missed it: Columns from the cover32 universe to catch up on anything and everything from the New England Patriots this week. New England Patriots - Shane Vereen can’t be stopped. (READ) - How did the Patriots play against the Jets? (READ) - Can the Pats replace Jerod Mayo? (READ) - Is Tom Brady gaining trust in some new targets? (READ) You may also be interested in...
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The New England Patriots squeak out a win against that New York Jets

In what turned out to be a more competitive game than most anticipated, the New England Patriots eked out a 27-25 victory against the Jets, thanks to a blocked 58-yard field goal attempt in the final seconds. The Pats played hard against an emotional Jets team desperate for a win (they almost got it). After Danny Amendola’s twirling 19-yard touchdown catch, the Pats were up by...
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Patriots Swat Away Jets Upset Plans

All season long we’ve been hearing about how terrible the Thursday night football games have been. Teams have been ragged, worn down, and not sharp when playing just four days after their previous game. Last night the Patriots looked ragged, worn down and not sharp. The Jets hung tough all night long, running the ball at will against the Patriots, who were playing their first game...
Via Boston Sports Media Watch
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Patriots Have To Hope Close Win Over Jets Was Result Of Fatigue

FOXBORO, Mass. — A win is a win, especially for the 2014 New England Patriots. The Patriots’ 27-25 victory over the New York Jets would have seemed like a breath of fresh air following last month’s 41-14 walloping at the hands of the Kansas City Chiefs. After two big wins over the Cincinnati Bengals and Buffalo Bills, however, Thursday night seemed like a step back for the...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Jets At New England: Three Things We Learned

Just a year ago, the New England Patriots edged out a victory over the New York Jets on a rain drenched field in Foxboro, MA. This year, the same venue was pretty wet, but the rain subsided in time for the two teams to play a fairly clean game.Both offenses were able to move the ball, the Jets with a lot of success on the ground, but not on the scoreboard. The Patriots favored the...
Via Football Nation
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Patriots win, but run defense struggles

Jared Wickerham/Getty ImagesThe Jets made life a lot tougher on New England then most of us expected (certainly me), keeping the game close the whole way. A big part of the Jets success was the running game - they put up 218 yards on a Patriots defense that struggled without their leader Jerod Mayo.Chris Ivory was the go-to guy all night, putting up 107 yard and a touchdown on the...
Via Patriots Life
3 days ago  |  Discuss

What Did Chicago Bears Learn From Thursday Night Football?

The New England Patriots are the Chicago Bears final opponent before the bye week.  What did their Thursday Night Football victory show? Loss Of Jerod Mayo Only Hurt Their Run Defense For all their dominance of the AFC over the past decade and a half, the Patriots haven’t had the kind of defense they did during the dynasty years.  They’ve especially struggled against the run...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Patriots block field goal to beat Jets, 27-25

Photo courtesy of Jim Rogash, Getty ImagesThe much anticipated match up between AFC rivals did not disappoint. New England led at the half with a score of 17-12. The 1-5 Jets kept up with the Patriots through the very end. However, the Patriots fought until the end and came out top in a nail biter that ended with a block on the game winning field goal attempt. The Patriots dodge...
Via Patriots Life
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Patriots LB Jerod Mayo, RB Stevan Ridley land on injured reserve

  The New England Patriots placed leading tackler Jerod Mayo and top rusher Stevan Ridley on injured reserve on Thursday, ending their seasons. The moves were expected after both players damaged their right knees in last Sunday's 37-22 victory at Buffalo. New England signed running back Jonas Gray and offensive lineman Chris Barker from the practice squad to the 53-man roster...
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Pats LB Mayo, RB Ridley placed on injured reserve

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) The New England Patriots placed linebacker Jerod Mayo and running back Stevan Ridley on injured reserve, ending their seasons. Both players damaged their right knees in last Sunday's victory at Buffalo. New England signed offensive lineman Chris Barker and running back Jonas Gray from the practice squad to the 53-man roster. Mayo is one of the Patriots...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

How the New England Patriots Account for Jerod Mayo's Absence

For the second consecutive year, week 6 will mark the last game of Jerod Mayo's season. Last season, the loss was compounded by the absences of Vince Wilfork and Tommy Kelly. This resulted in the Patriots consistently getting gashed in the running game. Now, New England must figure out how…
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Jerod Mayo, Stevan Ridley Placed On Injured Reserve By Patriots

FOXBORO, Mass. — It’s official: New England Patriots linebacker Jerod Mayo and running back Stevan Ridley will not play again this season. Mayo and Ridley were placed on season-ending injured reserve by the Patriots on Thursday, according to the NFL transaction wire. Both players suffered severe knee injuries last Sunday in the Patriots’ 37-22 win over the Buffalo Bills. The...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Jerod Mayo undergoes knee surgery

Patriots linebacker Jerod Mayo underwent knee surgery on Thursday The season ending knee injury that Jerod Mayo suffered was a huge blow to the Patriots defense. NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport reported Thursday morning that Mayo underwent surgery on his torn patellar tendon. The hope is that Mayo will be ready to go for OTA’s next year. […] The post Jerod Mayo undergoes knee...
Via Champs Nation
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Patriots Officially Place LB Jerod Mayo & RB Stevan Ridley On I.R.

The New England Patriots have placed LB Jerod Mayo and RB Stevan Ridley on season-ending injured reserve Thursday, according to ESPN’s Field Yates. Yates adds that the Patriots will fill their roster spots by promoting OL Chris Barker and RB Jonas Gray to their active roster. Reports from earlier in the day mentioned that Mayo underwent surgery to repair his patellar tendon...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
3 days ago  |  Discuss

TNF: Patriots vs Jets Preview and Pick

New England Patriots vs New York Jets Posted Spreads New England -9.5 points O/U 45 Points TNF ATS Record: 3-3 The New England Patriots were considered down and out a couple of weeks ago. They then dismantled Cincinnati and Buffalo in back to back weeks. After being in a perfect buy low scenario their value now is probably right about where it should be. Tom Brady is back doing Tom...
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Jerod Mayo undergoes surgery on patella tendon

While it's not yet official, you can assume that Mayo will be soon placed on season ending injured reserve by the Patriots.Mayo suffered a knee injury in last Sunday's game against the Buffalo Bills and all reports since have indicated that his season is done. The news today from Tom E. Curran seems to confirm that.Jerod Mayo had surgery this morning to repair his patella...
Via Patriots Life
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Jerod Mayo Underwent Surgery To Repair Patellar Tendon In Knee

Jerod Mayo hasn’t been placed on injured reserve by the New England Patriots yet, but we now know the extent of the All-Pro linebacker’s knee injury. Mayo underwent surgery to repair a torn patellar tendon in his right knee, CSNNE.com’s Tom E. Curran reported Thursday morning. Curran reports that Mayo has a six-month recovery period, which puts him on track to participate...
Via NESN.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Mayo has surgery to repair torn patellar tendon

After Sunday’s win over the Patriots, all that was known about the knee injury suffered by linebacker Jerod Mayo is that it wasn’t good. No one beyond the organization knew how not good it was. According to Tom Curran of CSN New England, Mayo suffered a torn patellar tendon against the Bills. Per Curran, Mayo had the tendon surgically repaired on Thursday.
Via Pro Sports Daily
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Banged-Up Patriots Must Buy Into ‘Next Man Up’ Idea Now More Than Ever

The New England Patriots are in a familiar position. The injury bug bit the Patriots hard in Week 6 against the Buffalo Bills. New England lost linebacker Jerod Mayo and running back Stevan Ridley for the season. The Pats also saw lineman Dan Connolly go down with a head injury. Now what? Life in the NFL is all about adjustments and adapting. Whether they can do that in coming weeks...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Patriots’ Deontae Skinner Feels No Pressure Taking Over Jerod Mayo’s Role

FOXBORO, Mass. — Deontae Skinner didn’t even make it past the 75-man roster cut for the New England Patriots this summer, and now he’s a starting linebacker in the NFL. Skinner was waived by the Patriots on Aug. 26 — four days before NFL teams had to whittle their rosters down to the 53-man limit. Since Skinner was among the Patriots’ first cuts, it was surprising that...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

How the Patriots should fill in the void left by Ridley and Mayo

Photo courtesy of ESPN.comThe Patriots paid a hefty price for their win against Buffalo on Sunday. In one game, they managed to lose their between the tackles running back in Stevan Ridley and the heart and soul of the defense in Jerod Mayo. Whenever a team loses key pieces on both sides of the ball can be truly catastrophic. It would be like Seattle losing Marshawn Lynch and...
Via Patriots Life
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Can the New England Patriots find a way to replace Jerod Mayo?

New England Patriots’ linebacker Jerod Mayo is done for the season after injuring his knee in the second quarter of last Sunday’s 37-22 victory over the Buffalo Bills. Stevan Ridley also suffered a season-ending knee injury during the course of the game, but he is far more replaceable than Mayo. The Patriots have a stable of running backs in Shane Vereen, Brandon Bolden and rookie...
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