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Rob Gronkowski Makes No Excuse for Final Play of Game
November 19th, 2013 at 3:21 PM
On the last play of the game in the New England Patriots 24-20 defeat to the Carolina Panthers, tight end Rob Gronkowski seemed to be held or interfered with by Panthers linebacker Luke Kuechly in he end zone. As the ball was thrown in the end zone, Gronkowski was unable to...

Controversy Clouds New England Patriots 24-20 Loss to Carolina Panthers
November 19th, 2013 at 12:22 AM
The New England Patriots could not complete the fourth quarter comeback in Carolina as the Patriots fell to the Carolina Panthers by a score of 24-20. However, the loss comes with controversy. With three seconds left in the game Brady threw the ball into the end zone for tight end...

New England Patriots Demolish Pittsburgh Steelers 55-31 for Seventh Victory
November 3rd, 2013 at 8:42 PM
The New England Patriots and QB Tom Brady haven't played well on offense for most of the season. Before they took the field against the Pittsburgh Steelers, the Patriots ranked 19th in the league in yards per game and 16th in points per game. After today's game, that ranking will surely...

Special Teams Error Dooms New England Patriots in 30-27 OT Loss to New York Jets
October 20th, 2013 at 5:54 PM
The New York Jets gave the New England Patriots their second loss of the season. After the Patriots forced overtime with a Stephen Gostkowski field goal with 19 seconds left in the game, the Patriots gave the New York Jets the win, ironically, off a special teams blunder. Jets kicker Nick...

New England Patriots Lose to Cincinnati Bengals 13-6, Tom Brady Cites “silly Execution Errors” as the Reason
October 6th, 2013 at 9:51 PM
The New England Patriots dropped their first game of the season earlier today in a defensive battle with the Cincinnati Bengals. Tom Brady had a difficult day as he and the offense played through poor weather that included frequent showers throughout the game. The Bengals pulled off the victory after Bengals...

New England Patriots-Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Takeaways from the Patriots 23-3 Victory
September 22nd, 2013 at 4:58 PM
***PHOTO1*** The New England Patriots moved to 3-0 on the season after defeating the Tampa Bay Buccaneers 23-3 earlier today. While the combined season record of the three teams they have played is 2-5, the Patriots remain on top of the AFC East and are now 3-0 for the first time...

Steven Ridley “not Going to Pout” About Being Benched in Game Sunday
September 8th, 2013 at 8:11 PM
***PHOTO1*** Steven Ridley had a forgettable game in the New England Patriots 23-21 victory over the Buffalo Bills. He had one fumble in the early going that was recovered by the Patriots. However, his second fumble would be the most costly one as he would not see the field afterwards. That...

Game Analysis: New England Patriots Vs Buffalo Bills
September 8th, 2013 at 7:51 PM
***PHOTO3*** The New England Patriots sure made their fans sweat the whole game as they needed a last second field goal by Stephen Gostkowski with five seconds left to come out victorious over the Buffalo Bills in Week 1. While the Patriots will surely take the opening season win, there are some...

Takeaways from New England Patriots Second Preseason Game
August 17th, 2013 at 5:36 PM
***PHOTO1*** The New England Patriots finished their third week of the preseason with a victory over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in their second game of the preseason. While it is preseason, there are some notable things that fans of the Patriots can takeaway from the 25-21 victory over the Buccaneers. 1. Injury,...

Patriots Beat Texans 41 – 28, Advance to AFC Championship
January 15th, 2013 at 10:11 AM
Same old story.  Tom Brady excels, Patriots win, New England is just one win away from another Super Bowl appearance, Shane Vereen scores three touchdowns...wait, what? Despite Brady's outstanding performance, completing 25 of 40 passes for 344 yards and three touchdowns, the Patriots' MVP on the offensive side of the ball in...

Patriots Beat Dolphins 28-0 Clinch First Round Bye
January 3rd, 2013 at 8:49 AM
Yessssssssssssssssssss.  The New England Patriots (12-4) defeated the Miami Dolphins (7-9) 28-0 on Sunday to clinch a first round bye following a Houston loss to Indianapolis.  Tom Brady threw for two touchdowns, Stevan Ridley ran for two, and the defense recorded a season high seven sacks en route to the...

Patriots Come Back to Beat Jaguars 23-16
December 26th, 2012 at 9:51 AM
After falling behind early for the second straight week the Patriots (11-4) were able to climb back and avoid a meltdown to beat the Jacksonville Jaguars (2-13) 23-16.   Jacksonville jumped out to a 10-0 lead after Brady threw two first quarter interceptions and the New England secondary was picked apart...

Game Review: 49ers 41, Patriots 34
December 18th, 2012 at 2:20 AM
The San Francisco 49ers defeated the New England Patriots 41-34 on Sunday night. Rain poured from the sky on a cold December night in Foxboro Massachusetts.  The Patriots, winners of 7 straight controlled their own destiny in the hunt for a first round bye.  However, with wins by both Denver and Houston...

Patriots Destroy Texans in Foxboro 42-14
December 11th, 2012 at 1:43 PM
When Tom Brady comes into work this week he will enter with the recollection of a quintessential, picturesque annihilation of a foe deemed at the outset worthy of playing tit for tat with the Patriots but who left looking defective and inadequate to even be mentioned in the same sentence as the...

Patriots Defeat Dolphins and Clinch AFC East
December 3rd, 2012 at 1:19 AM
Brandon Lloyd fell to the ground after recovering an onside kick late in the fourth quarter sealing a 23-16 Patriots victory over the Miami Dolphins.  On a day that seemed to flip the script on the Patriots' season, the Dolphins miscues turned out to be their undoing.  A botched punt, roughing...

Game Recap: Patriots Crush Jets 49-19
November 23rd, 2012 at 9:08 PM
The Patriots got just about everything they could handle from a New York Jets team, which played them to a draw all the way through the end of the first quarter eventually leading to a 49-19 New England Patriots victory. QB Ryan Mallett closed out the final drive with a handoff...

Game Recap: Patriots Rout Colts 59-24
November 19th, 2012 at 2:41 AM
In their first ever meeting Tom Brady got the best of Indianapolis rookie quarterback Andrew Luck as the New England Patriots ran away with a 59-24 victory.   Brady was excellent completing 24 of his 35 passes for 331 yards, three touchdowns, and no interceptions while Luck completed only 27 out...

Patriots Barely Get by Bills 37-31
November 12th, 2012 at 9:03 AM
It took a couple of late Bills turnovers deep in Patriot territory and a myriad of Buffalo penalties for the Patriots to fend off their division rival Buffalo Bills 37-31. The Patriots were heavily favored and looked like it at the beginning of the game as they jumped out to a...

New England Patriots Defeated by the Underdog New York Giants in the Super Bowl Again
February 5th, 2012 at 10:59 PM
***PHOTO1*** The New England Patriots saw their sensational season end in heartbreak as Eli Manning and the New York Giants pulled out yet another nail-biting, heart-stopping, come-from-behind, fourth quarter victory to win Super Bowl XLVI 21-17 in front of 68,658 fans at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis on Sunday night....

New England Patriots Clip Baltimore Ravens Wings to Win AFC Champiosnhip and Head to the Super Bowl
January 22nd, 2012 at 7:08 PM
***PHOTO1*** The defense made the big late fourth-quarter plays and a 32-yard field goal attempt that would have tied the score with seconds remaining sailed wide as the host New England Patriots edged the Baltimore Ravens 23-20 to win the American Football Championship and advance to the Super Bowl in Indiannapolis on February 5.  The Patriots defense, led by Pro Bowl nose tackle and captain Vince Wilfork as he made key play after key play, stepped up when it...