New England Patriots

The Cowboys are banged up. The Patriots are coming off a bye week. Look for Tom Brady & Co. to put up some big numbers in Big D.
If you thought Greg Hardy's comments about Tom Brady and Gisele Bundchen were out of line, wait until you see his rap video.
Bill Belichick -- coming off a bye -- against Brandon Weeden? What more do you need to know about Week 5? (Hint: Plenty.)


Patriots - Team News
Patriots Def/Spec Team - TM
The New England Patriots are allowing 5.86 yards per carry on first down this season. This nugget is courtesy of the Boston Herald and is one of the drivers of New England's struggles against the run this season. The Patriots are last in the NFL in yards per...
Oct 8 6:40PM Read More
Dion Lewis - RB
Patriots signed RB Dion Lewis to a two-year, $4.4 million extension through 2017. The deal includes a $600,000 signing bonus as well as $2 million in base salary and $1.8 million in possible incentives in 2016 and 2017. Signed to a futures contract last...
Oct 8 12:16PM Read More
Patriots Def/Spec Team - TM
The New England Patriots head into their Week 4 bye tied for the NFL lead in sacks with 13. An eight sack performance in Week 2 at Buffalo boosted New England's sack total, but they have registered multiple sacks in their other two games as well. The Patriots...
Oct 2 11:03PM Read More
Akiem Hicks - DL
Patriots acquired DL Akiem Hicks from the Saints in exchange for TE Michael Hoomanawanui. A starter the last three seasons, Hicks had been losing heavy rotational snaps this year. Still, it's a better than expected return for a journeyman tight end. Hicks will...
Sep 30 6:18PM Read More
Tom Brady - QB
The earliest the league's appeal will be heard in the Tom Brady case is February 1. That's Super Bowl week. It means the matter could be decided before the 2016 season, but more appeals would also loom.
Sep 29 6:43PM Read More
Jon Bostic - LB
Patriots acquired ILB Jon Bostic from the Bears in exchange for a sixth-round pick. The 50th overall pick in the 2013 draft, Bostic has yet to play this season because of an ankle injury. He also missed a lot of the offseason program with a back issue. ...
Sep 28 8:23PM Read More
Aaron Dobson - WR
Aaron Dobson caught 1-of-3 targets for five yards in the Patriots' Week 3 win over the Jaguars. A week after catching seven balls for 87 yards, Dobson was again an afterthought in the Patriots' offense. He dropped what would have been a 50-plus yard pickup, but was...
Sep 27 5:34PM Read More
Danny Amendola - WR
Danny Amendola caught 5-of-5 targets for 39 yards and one touchdown in the Patriots' Week 3 win... Amendola's second-quarter, one-yard touchdown was his first score of the young season, as he entered the game with just three catches for 52 yards. He's deep down the totem...
Sep 27 5:27PM Read More
Julian Edelman - WR
Julian Edelman caught 8-of-11 targets for 85 yards in the Patriots' Week 3 win over the... The Patriots scored six touchdowns in the 51-17 stomping of Jacksonville, but Edelman wasn't part of the group that visited the end zone. Tom Brady only threw two passing...
Sep 27 5:20PM Read More
Rob Gronkowski - TE
Rob Gronkowski caught 4-of-7 targets for 101 yards in the Patriots' Week 3 win over the... The Jaguars employed the don't-cover-Gronkowski strategy early in the first quarter and let him run free for a 43-yard gain right down the middle of the field shortly after...
Sep 27 5:11PM Read More
Dion Lewis - RB
Dion Lewis rushed eight times for 37 yards and one touchdown and caught 5-of-5 targets for 30... Lewis got the start for the Patriots and was in on pretty much every play until LeGarrette Blount got his first snap midway through the second quarter. With the Patriots...
Sep 27 4:47PM Read More
LeGarrette Blount - RB
LeGarrette Blount rushed 18 times for 78 yards and three touchdowns in the Patriots' 51-17,... Blount didn't see the field until midway through the second quarter, but predictably filled the clock-killer role for the Patriots' offense, playing a much bigger role than...
Sep 27 4:20PM Read More
Tom Brady - QB
Tom Brady completed 33-of-42 passes for 358 yards and two touchdowns in the Patriots' 51-17,... The Patriots possessed the ball 10 times and scored on all 10 drives with the Jaguars offering absolutely zero resistance. If you looked away from the screen and came back,...
Sep 27 4:12PM Read More
Dominique Easley - DL
ESPN Boston doesn't expect Patriots DT Dominique Easley (questionable, hip) to play in Week 3. With the Patriots bye week looming, Easley could be held out despite practicing on a limited basis. Even with Easley sidelined, New England’s front-four should have little...
Sep 26 5:35PM Read More
Dont'a Hightower - LB
Patriots ILB Dont'a Hightower (shoulder) is probable for Week 3 against the Jaguars. Hightower was limited on Wednesday and Thursday, but got in a full practice on Friday. He will play. Hightower has 20 tackles through two games.
Sep 26 11:59AM Read More