New England Patriots

For the first time all season, Professor Phil Perry submits his grades after a Patriots loss. So how hard did he go on them?
Rob Gronkowski avoided a season-ending injury on Sunday night, but just when his season begins again is up to, well, somebody. But who?
We normally never hear a peep about Patriots injuries, but news about Rob Gronkowski's knee sprain (or strain) has been never-ending.


Patriots - Team News
Rob Gronkowski - TE
In an official statement, the Patriots call Rob Gronkowski week to week with a bruised and... It's an act of extraordinary transparency from a team that typically treats injury information like Cold War secrets. "There is no timetable for his readiness to...
Dec 1 5:06PM Read More
Damaris Johnson - WR
Patriots signed WR Damaris Johnson. The ex-Eagle and Texan spent the first three months of the season on the street. He could provide help in the slot, and should immediately slide in on special teams. Even...
Dec 1 3:05PM Read More
Jamie Collins - LB
The Boston Globe's Ben Volin reports Patriots WLB Jamie Collins (illness) plans to play Sunday. Collins returned to a limited practice Friday and should be able to get in a couple full sessions this week. With Dont'a Hightower extremely questionable with a sprained...
Dec 1 12:01PM Read More
Rob Gronkowski - TE
ESPN's Adam Schefter reports Rob Gronkowski (knee) is expected to miss "multiple... Schefter confirms Gronkowski is "not expected to play Sunday" against the Eagles, and his outlook thereafter appears to be "week to week." Scott...
Nov 30 4:47PM Read More
Rob Gronkowski - TE
ESPN's Dianna Marie Russini reports Rob Gronkowski is "week to week," and dealing... His MRI reportedly revealed "only bruising."'s Ian Rapoport reports Gronk will miss "at most" a week. Based on multiple reports, it appears Gronk...
Nov 30 2:41PM Read More
Danny Amendola - WR
Bleacher Report's Jason Cole reports the Patriots expect Danny Amendola (knee) to return Week... Amendola did not make the trip to Denver, but that decision came all the way down to Saturday morning. Another week of rehab should have him ready to go. With reports...
Nov 30 12:50PM Read More
Rob Gronkowski - TE
NFL Network's Ian Rapoport reports Rob Gronkowski (knee) is "unlikely to miss more than... Reports on Gronk's injury have mostly been positive, but this news is better than anyone could have hoped after the tight end was carted off the field Sunday night. It...
Nov 30 11:23AM Read More
Dont'a Hightower - LB
NFL Network's Albert Breer reports Patriots ILB Dont'a Hightower is believed to have suffered a... The injury is not season-ending, but Hightower should miss at least a couple weeks. New England struggled against the run once Hightower left Sunday night, and they were...
Nov 30 8:50AM Read More
Rob Gronkowski - TE
ESPN's Adam Schefter reports the Patriots believe Rob Gronkowski (knee) "is going to be... We should know more after a Monday MRI, but all early reports have suggested Gronk's knee injury is minor. He still may miss Week 13, but at this point it would be...
Nov 30 8:43AM Read More
Scott Chandler - TE
Scott Chandler caught 5-of-11 targets for 58 yards and a touchdown in Week 12 against the... Chandler saw the biggest role increase in place of Danny Amendola. The Patriots used him in multiple spots, and lined him up on the outside for his touchdown. Chandler’s...
Nov 30 1:29AM Read More
Keshawn Martin - WR
Keshawn Martin caught one pass for eight yards in Week 12 against the Broncos. Martin started with Danny Amendola sidelined, but played a minor role. The Patriots ran mostly two tight ends sets with Rob Gronkowski and Scott Chandler. Martin had only...
Nov 30 1:24AM Read More
Brandon LaFell - WR
Brandon LaFell caught 4-of-9 targets for 36 yards in the Patriots' Week 12 loss to the Broncos. LaFell failed to make an impact with Danny Amendola sidelined. He was shut down by Broncos CB Chris Harris. The Patriots lost Rob Gronkowski to a knee injury in the fourth...
Nov 30 1:11AM Read More
James White - RB
James White rushed three times for one yard and caught 2-of-5 passes for five yards in the... White led the backfield in snaps (31), but was a non-factor despite the loss of Danny Amendola. He was outplayed by Brandon Bolden, who finished with a 4/84/1 line. White...
Nov 30 1:02AM Read More
Brandon Bolden - RB
Brandon Bolden had four carries for 11 yards and caught four passes for 84 yards and a... Bolden played a bigger pass-game role than James White on only 15 snaps. He got almost all of his yards on a 63-yard touchdown. The Patriots have been using both White and...
Nov 30 12:55AM Read More
LeGarrette Blount - RB
LeGarrette Blount had nine carries for 27 yards in Sunday night's Week 12 loss to the Broncos. The Patriots didn't establish a running game despite playing with a lead for most of the night. Blount had no red-zone chances and played just 27 snaps. He’ll be more of a...
Nov 30 12:41AM Read More