Stories tagged: New England Patriots
Thu., Oct. 5, 2017, 9:04 p.m.
Tom Brady throws for 303 yards, Patriots hold off Bucs 19-14
Tom Brady threw for 303 yards and one touchdown, and New England’s porous defense showed signs of improvement in a 19-14 victory over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. The Super Bowl …
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 4, 2017, 9:41 p.m.
Winston, Bucs poised for prime-time test against Patriots
Jameis Winston is excited about the next challenge in the maturation of the young Tampa Bay Buccaneers. It’s a prime-time test against Tom Brady and the defending Super Bowl champion …
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 21, 2017, 4:33 p.m.
Aaron Hernandez had severe CTE; daughter sues NFL, Pats
Tests conducted on the brain of former football star Aaron Hernandez showed severe signs of the degenerative brain disease chronic traumatic encephalopathy. His attorney said Thursday that the player’s daughter …
Mon., Sept. 18, 2017, 7:22 p.m.
Former Washington State receiver Cracraft gets workout with New England Patriots
Wes Welker and Danny Amendola are both slotbacks who played under Mike Leach before moving on to successful NFL careers with the New England Patriots. River Cracraft hopes to be …
Fri., Sept. 8, 2017, 8:36 p.m.
NFL apologizes for tweet linking Kansas City Chiefs’ win to Mexico quake
The NFL has apologized for an “unacceptable” tweet with three smiley emojis that likened the Kansas City Chiefs’ big victory over the New England Patriots to a deadly earthquake that …
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 7, 2017, 10:36 p.m.
Super letdown: Patriots routed in 2nd half, Chiefs win 42-27
Alex Smith threw two long touchdown passes and rookie Kareem Hunt, after fumbling on his first NFL carry, scored three times as Kansas City stunned New England 42-27 in the …
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 7, 2017, 6:35 p.m.
Patriots fans cheer 5th banner, boo commissioner Roger Goodell
The New England Patriots are celebrating their fifth Super Bowl title. The Patriots unveiled the NFL championship banner before the season opener against the Kansas City Chiefs. The team had …
Wed., Sept. 6, 2017, 1:11 p.m.
Chiefs looking to make statement against champion Patriots
The New England Patriots are unbeaten in four previous season openers following Super Bowl wins. They will try to keep it that way against a Kansas City team that returns …
Thu., Aug. 31, 2017, 9:05 p.m.
Patriots coach dons Houston hat, ‘shout out’ to flooded city
Bill Belichick is sending his best wishes to the city of Houston and the victims of historic flooding there. The New England Patriots coach appeared at his post-game news conference …
Fri., Aug. 25, 2017, 7:52 p.m.
Julian Edelman injured in Patriots’ 30-28 win over Lions
Julian Edelman limped off the field with an injured right knee, putting a damper on strong performance from Tom Brady and the New England Patriots. Edelman was hurt on the …
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 22, 2017, 2:41 p.m.
Political football: Patriots gave Trump a Super Bowl ring
President Trump has a Super Bowl ring. The ring has more than 280 diamonds and was a gift from New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft, a longtime friend. Its value …
Mon., Aug. 7, 2017, 7:34 p.m.
Former Patriots DT Vince Wilfork officially retires from NFL
Former New England and Houston defensive tackle Vince Wilfork announced his retirement from the NFL in a barbecue commercial Monday, a fitting farewell for a big guy who loved to …
Thu., Aug. 3, 2017, 1:29 p.m.
Fan adoration, light practice session highlight Tom Brady’s 40th birthday
Tom Brady was already the oldest player on the Patriots roster before he stepped out on the practice field for training camp. But he spent the abbreviated workout being constantly …
Sun., July 30, 2017, 8:13 p.m.
Patriots defensive stalwart Rob Ninkovich retires
New England Patriots defensive stalwart Rob Ninkovich capped his 11-year NFL career by announcing his retirement Sunday after the team’s morning practice at Gillette Stadium.
Thu., June 22, 2017, 4:41 p.m.
Patriots sign veteran LB David Harris to 2-year deal
The New England Patriots have signed former New York Jets linebacker David Harris. Terms of the deal were not disclosed, but a person familiar with the deal told The Associated …
Wed., June 21, 2017, 2:01 p.m.
AP source: Patriots agree to deal with LB David Harris
A person familiar with the situation says the New England Patriots have agreed to terms with former New York Jets linebacker David Harris. The new two-year pact could be worth …
Fri., May 19, 2017, 1:53 p.m.
Agent: Tom Brady didn’t have concussion last season
The agent for Tom Brady says the New England Patriots quarterback wasn’t diagnosed with a concussion last year. Don Yee made that comment to ESPN. Brady’s wife, supermodel Gisele Bundchen, …
UPDATED: Wed., May 17, 2017, 1:54 p.m.
Gisele Bundchen: Tom Brady had a concussion last year
Gisele Bundchen says her husband Tom Brady suffered a concussion in 2016, the year the Patriots began a season in which the star quarterback led the Patriots to another Super …
Wed., April 19, 2017, 9:10 a.m.
Trump congratulates Patriots, doesn’t mention Hernandez
President Donald Trump welcomed the New England Patriots to the White House, noting the parallels between his own upset victory and their stunning Super Bowl win. But he avoided discussion …
UPDATED: Wed., April 19, 2017, 6:01 p.m.
Ex-NFL star Aaron Hernandez dead after hanging self in cell
Massachusetts prison officials say former NFL star Aaron Hernandez has hanged himself in a cell where he was serving a life sentence for murder. The death of the former New …
Tue., March 21, 2017, 2:03 p.m.
Man named in Tom Brady jersey case sought autographs, selfies
The Mexican media executive suspected of stealing Tom Brady’s jersey went to the Super Bowl as a working journalist but spent the week collecting selfies and autographs from football greats. …
Wed., March 15, 2017, 2:01 p.m.
New Patriots WR Brandin Cooks ready to earn trust of Bill Belichick
Over the past three seasons Brandin Cooks has carved out a reputation as one of the NFL’s elite young receivers. Now, following his trade from New Orleans to New England …
Fri., Feb. 24, 2017, 5:23 p.m.
Tom Brady: The Movie? Fans divided and foes say they’ll pass
Tom Brady: The Movie? A new book and a major motion picture are in the works about the New England Patriots’ star quarterback and the “Deflategate” suspension he overcame to …
Tue., Feb. 21, 2017, 10:02 p.m.
Value of Tom Brady’s missing Super Bowl jersey listed as $500K
The value of Tom Brady’s missing Super Bowl jersey is listed as $500,000 on a Houston Police Department report. The New England Patriots quarterback is listed as the complainant in …
Sat., Feb. 11, 2017, 3:50 p.m.
Letter to the editor: Math suggests Patriots aren’t top Super Bowl champion
Fri., Feb. 10, 2017, 6:09 p.m.
At least six New England Patriots players now say they’ll skip White House visit
The New England Patriots recently won their fifth Super Bowl title. The number of New England players saying they’ll skip the traditional champions’ visit to the White House is now …
Tue., Feb. 7, 2017, 6:45 p.m.
Patriots take victory lap, parade through Boston to celebrate Super Bowl win
Snow, rain and chilly temperatures didn’t dampen the joy of New England Patriots fans exulting in their team’s latest championship Tuesday.
Mon., Feb. 6, 2017, 10:36 p.m.
Super Bowl hero James White of the Patriots has a history of coming up big
James White was not the New England Patriots’ featured running back when Super Bowl 51 started. As White has proven before, that was irrelevant.
Mon., Feb. 6, 2017, 7:40 p.m.
How do Patriots rank in NFL history?
The Patriots have the biggest comeback in Super Bowl history. Cue the debate on whether it translates into the greatest dynasty in the NFL, and maybe where New England ranks …
Mon., Feb. 6, 2017, 7:32 p.m.
Falcons fans still in somber mood after Super Bowl loss
There were partly cloudy skies in Atlanta on Monday, but the overcast looming over the city seemed to be more from the gloom of the Falcons’ gut-wrenching Super Bowl 51 …