Stories tagged: patriots
UPDATED: Sun., Feb. 4, 2018, 8:09 p.m.
Game updates: Foles’ late TD pass leads Eagles to 1st Super Bowl title
In a record-setting shootout between Nick Foles and Tom Brady, the Eagles backup quarterback led a pressure-packed 75-yard drive to the winning touchdown, 11 yards to Zach Etrz with 2:21 …
Sat., Feb. 11, 2017, 9:16 a.m.
Peter Schmuck: Let’s be clear: Luck played a big role in Patriots’ last two Super Bowl wins
Now that we have canonized Tom Brady and anointed the New England Patriots as the greatest NFL franchise of all time, could we take a pause and at least recognize …
Tue., Jan. 10, 2017, 6:56 p.m.
NFL notes: Tomlin defends decision to leave Roethlisberger in game with big lead
Steelers coach Mike Tomlin on Tuesday defended his decision to leave quarterback Ben Roethlisberger in the Miami game despite holding an 18-point lead but admitted he got “over-aggressive” and shouldn’t …
Mon., Oct. 31, 2016, 7:02 p.m.
NFL notes: Star receiver Andre Johnson retires
Andre Johnson called Tennessee coach Mike Mularkey, asking if they could talk Monday morning. After 14 NFL seasons, the man with more catches than anyone else currently playing had made …
Sun., Oct. 9, 2016, 9:31 p.m.
Brady’s back, bringing the ‘ampness’ with him
Tom Brady claimed there was no extra motivation when he took the field Sunday.
Mon., Oct. 3, 2016, 7:11 p.m.
Vikings shut down Giants’ best options in 24-10 victory
With his four-game “Deflategate” suspension completed, Tom Brady was eligible to step back into the New England Patriots’ team facility on Monday for the first time in a month. But …
Fri., July 15, 2016, 7:47 p.m.
In Brief: Brady drops Deflategate appeal
Tom Brady is giving up the legal fight on Deflategate, meaning the New England Patriots quarterback will miss the first four games of the season.
Mon., Jan. 4, 2016, 7:15 p.m.
NFL notebook: Broncos in no hurry to choose starting QB for playoffs
Gary Kubiak isn’t ready to say who his starting quarterback is for the playoffs. Choosing between Peyton Manning and Brock Osweiler, though, is a nice problem for him to have.
Mon., Dec. 7, 2015, 7:46 p.m.
NFL notes: Browns QB Johnny Manziel to start, according to report
Quarterback Johnny Manziel will exit the doghouse and return to the starting lineup Sunday when the Browns (2-10) host the San Francisco 49ers (4-8), ESPN reported Monday morning. Browns coach …
Mon., Nov. 30, 2015, 7:24 p.m.
NFL notes: Manning lent Osweiler a helping hand on big win
This is Brock Osweiler’s team – for now, at least. And everybody’s on board, including Peyton Manning. The five-time MVP hobbled by an injured left foot met with Osweiler at …
Mon., Nov. 23, 2015, 10:34 p.m.
Patriots improve to 10-0, beat Bills 20-13
Tom Brady called out Rex Ryan and then he beat the Bills – again.
Fri., July 24, 2015
In brief: Titleholder Bernhard Langer in 8-way tie for lead at Senior British Open
GOLF: Two albatross twos were recorded on the same hole on a memorable opening day at the Senior British Open in Sunningdale, England, where defending champion Bernhard Langer finished in …
Tue., May 12, 2015
NFL suspends Brady 4 games for deflated footballs
NEW YORK — The NFL came down hard on its biggest star and its championship team, telling Tom Brady and the Patriots that no one is allowed to mess with …
Sun., Feb. 1, 2015, 3:10 p.m.
Obama weighs in on deflated footballs, politics
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama on Sunday said the NFL should consider how referees can control game footballs instead of individual teams and he defended his aggressive stance with congressional …
Mon., Jan. 26, 2015
Ex-Seahawk Browner gets to play in this Super Bowl
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – Brandon Browner received a Super Bowl ring last year even though he was watching from home 3,000 miles from the Seattle Seahawks when they won the title. …
Mon., Dec. 1, 2014
Packers edge Patriots
GREEN BAY, Wis. – Aaron Rodgers made trademark pinpoint passes. Eddie Lacy powered out tough yards on the ground. The defense held firm in a frantic fourth quarter. This could …
Sun., Jan. 19, 2014
One more time
DENVER – Only one of them can be the greatest. Peyton Manning could be the one – owner of a record four, working on five, Most Valuable Player awards, current …
Sun., Jan. 12, 2014
Patriots unleash running attack
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – LeGarrette Blount wasn’t satisfied with three short touchdown runs, not against a team coming off the second greatest comeback in playoff history. So the 250-pound back who …
Fri., Sept. 13, 2013
Patriots beat Jets 13-10 in ugly offensive game
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – One picture-perfect pass started the New England Patriots toward an ugly win. Tom Brady threw a 39-yard touchdown to a wide-open Aaron Dobson on the game’s first …
Mon., Jan. 14, 2013
Repeat victory for Pats
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – Tom Brady is so good at this playoff thing he seems to be going for a championship every year. He gets another chance to lead the Patriots …
Mon., Oct. 22, 2012
Patriots rally last, hold off Jets in OT
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – Another game was slipping away from the New England Patriots down the stretch. This time, their opponent made the biggest mistakes. The New York Jets’ final failure …
Sun., Oct. 14, 2012, 9:31 p.m.
Seahawks stun Patriots
SEATTLE – Tom Brady and the best offense in the NFL got upstaged by an undersized rookie. In the final minutes, it was Russell Wilson and the Seattle Seahawks making …
Mon., Sept. 24, 2012
Smith, Tucker help Ravens avenge AFC title game defeat
BALTIMORE – Torrey Smith turned in an emotional – and sensational – performance under very difficult circumstances. His teammates on the Baltimore Ravens helped make it a winning effort.
Wed., Sept. 12, 2012
Patriots climb to top of power rankings
While Tom Brady cares for his damaged nose, New England Patriots fans can gain comfort from having their team lead the AP Pro32 power rankings. Thanks to Brady’s impressive work …
Tue., Aug. 21, 2012
Foles, not Vick, saves day
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – Michael Vick keeps taking his lumps. His Philadelphia Eagles keep winning. The star quarterback was leveled after throwing a long pass in the first quarter and underwent …
Tue., Feb. 7, 2012
Fans greet Giants on return to New Jersey
Smiles were the order of the day, as the Super Bowl-champion New York Giants returned home, victorious once again. The team’s charter plane from Indianapolis touched down around 1:55 p.m. …
Mon., Jan. 23, 2012
Giants, Patriots meet again
A Super Sequel. Four years after New York stunned previously undefeated New England in the Arizona desert, the Patriots and Giants are going at it again at the Super Bowl …
Sun., Jan. 22, 2012, 11:21 p.m.
Patriots edge Ravens for AFC title
Baltimore Ravens kicker Billy Cundiff shanked a 32-yard field goal with 11 seconds left, leaving the New England Patriots with a 23-20 victory over the Ravens in the AFC Championship …
Sun., Jan. 15, 2012
Patriots rout Broncos
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – Tom Brady threw six touchdown passes, five in the first half, putting the New England Patriots into the AFC championship game after roughing up Tim Tebow and …
Mon., Dec. 12, 2011
NFL Notes: Patriots TE Gronkowski sets touchdown mark
Rob Gronkowski of the New England Patriots set the record for most touchdown catches in a season by a tight end, raising his total to 15 with two Sunday against …