New England Patriots

At every checkpoint along the way, this Deflategate farce continued precisely because the NFL has been seeking to diminish the Patriots and Tom Brady.
Apparently the NFL was only willing to reduce its suspension of Tom Brady from four games to three games.
Judge Richard Berman said no settlement was reached Monday in the Deflategate case, but said he would deliver a decision "tomorrow or the day after."

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Patriots - Team News
Josh Boyce - WR
Updating a previous item, Patriots waived/injured WR Josh Boyce. It was initially reported that Boyce was flat-out cut. Instead, he'll pass through waivers and head to the Patriots I.R. list, where he'll either miss the entire season or...
Aug 31 7:15PM Read More
Josh Boyce - WR
Patriots waived WR Josh Boyce, WR Jonathan Krause, TE Jimmay Mundine, DL Joe Vellano and LB... A 2013 fourth-rounder, it's the second year in a row Boyce hasn't survived through final cuts. Although Boyce ended up making one 2014 appearance, this should be the end of...
Aug 31 5:50PM Read More
Tom Brady - QB
Tom Brady and the NFL failed to reach a settlement Monday in their dispute over Brady's... The talks went nowhere and the hearing was over quickly. Fox Sports' Mike Garafolo reports a decision from U.S. District Judge Richard Berman is expected tomorrow or...
Aug 31 11:22AM Read More
Travaris Cadet - RB
ESPN Patriots reporter Mike Reiss believes RB Travaris Cadet will not make the final roster. Cadet was in the third-down running back battle early in camp, but a hamstring injury cost him the first three preseason games. With Dion Lewis shining, Cadet will struggle...
Aug 30 6:17PM Read More
Patriots Def/Spec Team - TM
The Patriots defense held the Carolina Panthers offense to just 129 yards of total offense on... The New England defense also allowed Carolina to convert just three of nine third-down attempts in the game. The Boston Globe noted the defense of the Patriots as one of...
Aug 30 2:10AM Read More
Dominique Easley - DL
Patriots coach Bill Belichick said DT Dominique Easley has "had a real good training... "He's improved his technique, his reactions, recognition," Belichick said. "Just being able to get out on the field and take those reps in practice and...
Aug 29 1:52PM Read More
James White - RB
Patriots RB James White played just two snaps in the third preseason game. White did not record a statistic. After opening the preseason as the favorite for the Patriots' third-down job, White appears to have fallen behind Brandon Bolden and Dion...
Aug 29 11:21AM Read More
Tarell Brown - DB
WEEI's Christopher Price believes the Patriots No. 2 cornerback job is Tarell Brown's to lose. Brown played well in the third preseason game on Friday night, breaking up two passes including one in the end zone. With 61 career starts to his name, Brown should offer a...
Aug 29 10:54AM Read More
Aaron Dobson - WR
ESPN Patriots reporter Mike Reiss believes Aaron Dobson "might have been playing for a... If that is the case, Dobson's night could not have gone much worse. He was out-muscled by Peanut Tillman on a 50-50 ball the defender eventually came down with, and he did...
Aug 29 10:15AM Read More
Dion Lewis - RB
Patriots RB Dion Lewis rushed three times for 12 yards and caught four passes for 20 yards and... Jimmy Garoppolo hit Lewis on a slant in the fourth quarter for a nine-yard touchdown. The diminutive running back was split out wide right on the play, and has lined up in...
Aug 29 8:42AM Read More
James Develin - RB
Patriots FB James Develin suffered a broken tibia in the team's third preseason game. The injury was originally feared to be an Achilles injury. While the broken tibia diagnosis is better, it will still sideline Develin 6-8 weeks and perhaps knock him out for...
Aug 29 8:11AM Read More
LeGarrette Blount - RB
LeGarrette Blount had seven carries for 29 yards in the Patriots' third preseason game. While Jonas Gray and Brandon Bolden shared time with the Tom Brady group, Blount was the lead back when Jimmy Garoppolo entered to begin the second half. It's possible...
Aug 28 10:46PM Read More
Danny Amendola - WR
Danny Amendola caught one pass for 25 yards in the Patriots' third preseason game. He operated as New England's slot receiver while Reggie Wayne and Aaron Dobson worked outside. Keep in mind Brandon LaFell and Julian Edelman are on the shelf. Still,...
Aug 28 10:36PM Read More
Scott Chandler - TE
Scott Chandler caught three balls for 40 yards and a touchdown in the Patriots' third preseason... With Rob Gronkowski resting, Chandler parlayed his first-team work into an 18-yard touchdown in the second quarter on a fade ball from Tom Brady. Beat writers on Twitter...
Aug 28 10:34PM Read More
Aaron Dobson - WR
Aaron Dobson had two catches for 51 yards on five targets in New England's third preseason... Dobson had a night to forget playing with the Tom Brady group. He was at fault on Tom Brady's first "interception" -- really a fumble by Dobson that was stripped...
Aug 28 10:32PM Read More