New England Patriots

Media gathered for the introduction of Patriots first-round pick Malcom Butler on Wednesday. But it's still impossible to ignore the elephant in the room.
In this week's episode, Tom Curran and Phil Perry discuss what the next steps (legally) are for Tom Brady regarding his Deflategate suspension. Plus, some actual football!
Robert Kraft clearly has high hopes for top pick Malcom Brown's Patriots career.


    Patriots - Team News
    Dane Fletcher - LB
    Patriots signed LB Dane Fletcher. Fletcher spent the first four years of his career (2010-13) with the Patriots as a key special teamer. He went to the Bucs last year, where he started four games at middle...
    May 26 9:01AM Read More
    Tom Brady - QB
    No date has been set in Tom Brady's appeal of his four-game suspension. The CBA states that a date for the appeal must be set within 10 days after the appeal is filed. That would be Wednesday, although both sides could agree to a delay....
    May 26 8:20AM Read More
    James White - RB
    NESN's Doug Kyed believes second-year RB James White is the favorite to replace Shane Vereen as... After a hype-filled preseason, White only managed 31 offensive snaps last season and spent most of the year inactive. Viewed as a plus pass catcher and blocker coming out of...
    May 23 1:13PM Read More
    Tom Brady - QB
    The NFL has rejected the NFL Players Association's motion for Roger Goodell to recuse himself... The rejection may not bode well for Tom Terrific's chances of having his ban eliminated, unless of course the Patriots have a wink-nod agreement with Goodell, as has been...
    May 22 4:10PM Read More
    Tom Brady - QB
    Contacted by, the NFL office stated Friday that there is no date currently... Although owner Bob Kraft backed down from the league, Brady isn't, and is pursuing a reduction of his ban. For selfish reasons (read: fantasy magazine deadline), our hope...
    May 22 2:35PM Read More
    Tom Brady - QB
    NFL commissioner Roger Goodell stated Wednesday that he is open to hearing any "new... NFL Network's Ian Rapoport came away believing the "door seems very open" to a reduction of Brady's four-game ban. On Tuesday, owner Bob Kraft announced the...
    May 20 3:47PM Read More
    Tom Brady - QB
    A "high-ranking NFL source" tells Sports Illustrated's Greg A. Bedard that the... Owner Robert Kraft is getting praised for having some sort of master plan, but it appears he's going more by gut feel. It stands to reason to any logical person that...
    May 19 1:55PM Read More
    Tom Brady - QB
    The Patriots will not appeal their $1 million fine and loss of draft picks in the... Owner Robert Kraft is waving the white flag on New England's 2016 first-rounder and 2017 fourth-rounder. Kraft says he's doing it for the greater good of the NFL, but...
    May 19 1:16PM Read More
    Brandon Spikes - LB
    Patriots signed ILB Brandon Spikes to a one-year contract. Spikes spent the first four years of his career with the Patriots, starting 39 regular-season games and five playoff games (including Super Bowl XLVI). After a one-year...
    May 18 10:15AM Read More
    Dominique Easley - DL
    Patriots DT Dominique Easley (knee) said he'll be "fully ready" for training camp. With Vince Wilfork now in Houston, the Patriots need their 2014 first-round pick to sustain health. It's far from a given, though, after Easley tore both of his ACLs at the...
    May 18 7:58AM Read More
    Tom Brady - QB
    Tom Brady hasn't missed any of the Patriots' voluntary workouts this offseason. In the past, Brady has skipped these workouts in favor of training elsewhere. But with a four-game suspension looming, he wants to get as many reps in as possible, hoping to...
    May 17 9:24AM Read More
    Tom Brady - QB
    NFL commissioner Roger Goodell will personally preside over Tom Brady's appeal of his four-game... Reporter Mike Freeman calls the development "huge and unexpected." The NFLPA had been seeking a neutral arbitrator. With Goodell personally taking responsibility...
    May 14 10:27PM Read More
    Tom Brady - QB
    The Patriots are claiming the term "Deflator" was used to reference Jim McNally... The Patriots have launched a website called WellsReportContext (linked below) that responds to the assertions made in the Wells Report. "The conclusions of the Wells...
    May 14 12:04PM Read More
    Brandon Spikes - LB
    A source tells WGR 550 Buffalo it’s "highly unlikely" the Bills bring back free... The top linebacker remaining on the free-agent market, Spikes left his New England visit without a contract. Spikes graded as a top-10 run stopper by PFF last season and...
    May 13 6:37PM Read More
    Tom Brady - QB
    One source texted ESPN's Adam Schefter saying he thinks Tom Brady's four-game suspension could... Another source described the legal team Brady is putting together for his appeal as "unreal." It's made up of a load of experienced lawyers, including Jeffrey...
    May 13 9:14AM Read More