Sure, Brady vs. Osweiler doesn't have the same ring, but if a depleted Patriots offense can come out of Denver with a win, this one will likely have been epic.
For Denver Broncos quarterback Brock Osweiler to succeed against Bill Belichick and the New England Patriots, he must "first, do no harm."
The Patriots will be without wide receiver Danny Amendola, linebacker Jamie Collins and tight end Michael Williams tonight in Denver.
4yWelker practices again but Fletcher continues taking up space on the Patriots injury report -- he's out for New England's tilt against the Giants.
4yJerod Mayo has to address the Pittsburgh loss before moving on to the Giants in his weekly interview with Tom E. Curran.
4yYour morning jaunt around the NFL: Rex Ryan plays a Pats fan, Ahmad Bradshaw may play Sunday, Warren Sapp takes on Ndamukong Suh, and more.
4yJust when you thought it couldn't get any worse for the New England Patriots secondary, Rodney Harrison tells Tom E. Curran they disappointed him. Why? Because they're soft, that's why!
4yYou knew it wouldn't be that long before Leigh Bodden drew interest from other NFL teams around the NFL. First up, the Kansas City Chiefs, who Bodden visited on Thursday.
4yThe Patriots secondary will have their hands full when UMass alum Victor Cruz takes the field on Sunday. Cruz looks to continue on his hot season, and the Patriots hope to be ready.
4yThe Pats' secondary was torched by the Steelers last week, but Vince Wilfork says the whole unit -- and not just the defensive backs -- have to get better.