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Get Super Bowl XLIX Tickets for up to 90% Off Through TicketScore
August 22nd, 2014 at 11:36 AM
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New England’s Latest Miracle Comeback Falls Short
December 16th, 2013 at 7:47 PM
Dolphins 24, Patriots 20 It was well within their grasp.  For a moment on Sunday, it looked as though New England would add another signature drive to what has been a season defined by impossible finishes.  But their luck, (or clutch play, or mental fortitude, or opponents' willingness to wither) or...

Miami Dolphins Vs. New England Patriots: Patriots Gameday
December 15th, 2013 at 11:00 AM
Week 15 Dec. 15th, 2013 Miami Dolphins New England Patriots Game Details Time: 1:00 PM EDT Stadium: Sun Life Stadium (Miami, FL) Broadcast: CBS Game Conditions Weather: Mostly Cloudy Temperature: 81°F – 85°F Wind: WSW 10-12 MPH Key Injuries Q – Jamar Taylor Q – Reshad Jones P – Paul Soliai P – Brandon Fields P – Chris Clemons P – Nolan Carroll Q – Aaron Dobson Q – Nate...

Marcus Cannon Fined for Leg Whip to Carolina Panther Defensive End Charles Johnson
November 22nd, 2013 at 3:51 PM
Despite apologizing to Carolina Panthers defensive end Charles Johnson, Marcus Cannon's actions from Monday night's loss will cause him to be a little lighter in his wallet. Pro Football Talk reports that Cannon has been fined $15,750 for his leg-whip of Johnson. In Monday night's controversial 24-20 loss to the Panthers,...

Controversy Aside, New England Fails to Execute in Key Moments
November 19th, 2013 at 3:25 PM
In the aftermath of Monday night's 24-20 loss to the Carolina Panthers, a widespread debate has ensued regarding the controversial non-call in the endzone on the final play of the game.  With just three seconds remaining on the game clock, Tom Brady faced pressure up the middle of the pocket...

Tom Brady, Pats Offense Gets Back on Track in Win Over the Pittsburgh Steelers
November 4th, 2013 at 4:50 PM
    Despite entering Sunday’s contest with an impressive 6-2 record and quality wins over the New Orleans Saints and Miami Dolphins, numerous question marks lingered about the Patriots’ offensive inefficiency.  In the midst of arguably the worst statistical season of Tom Brady’s career, much had been made about New England’s entirely rebuilt...

Sizing up Sunday’s Opponent: the Pittsburgh Steelers
November 1st, 2013 at 4:02 PM
When the NFL released the official regular season schedule back in April, Sunday's matchup between the New England Patriots and long time rival Pittsburgh Steelers looked like another classic matchup of two AFC title contenders.  Fast forward six months though, and Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger is already putting the game in...

New England Patriots Trade for DT Isaac Sopoaga
October 29th, 2013 at 4:21 PM
The New England Patriots have been known to make last minute deals with teams as the trade deadline approached. Last season, they traded for CB Aqib Talib right before the trade deadline passed. This season they have executed another trade before the whistle sounded. Field Yates of ESPNBoston.com reports that the Patriots have...

Former New England Patriot CB Ras-I Dowling Added by New York Jets
October 23rd, 2013 at 2:30 PM
The New York Jets sure know how to make a statement. A couple weeks after added former New England Patriot tight end Jake Ballard to their roster, they have decided to add yet another former Patriot to their roster. Pro Football Talk reports that the Jets have added former Patriot CB...

Tom Brady Upset Over Loss, Especially to New York Jets
October 21st, 2013 at 4:00 PM
The New England Patriots and New York Jets have had quite the rivalry since Rex Ryan has become the head man of the Jets. The teams have been pretty evenly matched when they have met up over the past several years. Yesterday, the Jets 30-27 overtime win gave them a...

Vince Wilfork Among Five Players Fined in New York Jets-New England Patriots Scuffle
September 20th, 2013 at 9:20 PM
***PHOTO1*** As Aqib Talib sealed the New England Patriots 13-10 Thursday night victory over the New York Jets with an interception, he was tackled out of bounds. It seemed late and dirty as Jets center Nick Mangold tackled Talib low. As the play ended, a scuffle ensued where two Jets players were ejected. On Friday,...

New York Jets DE Muhammad Wilkerson Guarantees Thursday Victory Over Patriots
September 9th, 2013 at 4:17 PM
The New York Jets have never been shy about boasting their opinions since Rex Ryan has been the head coach for the team. In fact, they might be known to be overconfident during his tenure. After all, a team reflects the attitude of its head coach. So it shouldn't come...

Buffalo Bills’ Stevie Johnson Suggests North Korea Bomb Foxboro, New England Patriots
April 4th, 2013 at 10:17 AM
The United States has essentially been at war since September 11th, 2001, and with rising tensions between our military, our allies in South Korea and a dictatorial leader in North Korea, more war may be on the horizon. Needless to say, it's not something to joke about. Unfortunately, Buffalo Bills...

AFC Playoff Picture After Week 16
December 26th, 2012 at 10:28 PM
The AFC playoff teams are set, the division winners decided, and the wild cards doled out.  However, there is still plenty to be determined, including which of three team will come out on top of the AFC and receive home field advantage throughout the playoffs.  Current standings 1. Texans (12-3) 2. Broncos (12-3) 3....

AFC Playoff Picture After Week 14
December 12th, 2012 at 8:00 AM
The Patriots may have dominated Monday night's matchup with the Houston Texans but the Texans still hold the best record and therefore the number one seed in the AFC. 1. Houston (11-2) 2. New England (10-3) 3. Denver (10-3) 4. Baltimore (9-4) 5. Indianapolis (9-4) 6. Pittsburg (7-6) In the hunt: Cincinnati (7-6), New York Jets (6-7) Cleveland,...

Tragedy in Kansas City: Chiefs Linebacker Jovan Blecher Fatally Shoots Girlfriend, Self
December 1st, 2012 at 6:12 PM
Jovan Belcher, the 25 year old Kansas City Chiefs linebacker, fatally shot his girlfriend Kassandra Perkins at their home on Saturday morning.  He then drove to the team's facility and took his own life in front of head coach Romeo Crennel and general manager Scott Pioli. Pioli and Crennel had been speaking...

New England Patriots Final Preseason Game Time Change
August 23rd, 2012 at 3:46 PM
Redemption for the New England Patriots most recent Super Bowl loss will start a half hour earlier than expected in their final preseason bout. OK, so not really redemption seeing as it's preseason still. Nonetheless, New England will kick off against the New York Giants at 7 p.m. on Wednesday at...

New England Patriots Lose Veteran Linebacker to Injury
August 10th, 2012 at 1:25 PM
Third-year New England Patriots linebacker Dane Fletcher tore his ACL in the left knee in Thursday night's preseason win over the New Orleans Saints. Fletcher, who started five games and made 10 appearances in 2011, suffered the season-ending blow during punt coverage in the first quarter. Head coach Bill Belichick, in a...

Tom Brady and the New England Patriots Offense Struggle in Joint Session with New Orleans Saints
August 7th, 2012 at 11:36 PM
The New England Patriots held a joint practice with the New Orleans Saints today with the Saints in town for Thursday's preseason opener. Tom Brady was very un-Bradylike as the offense struggled playing against another team for the first time this season. Brady threw two interceptions as the usually potent offense...

New England Patriots No. 2 in New AP Poll
August 1st, 2012 at 5:09 PM
The Associated Press released an inaugural NFL poll voted on by 12 analysts from around the country. Your favorite team and mine, the New England Patriots earned second on the list behind Aaron Rodgers' Green Bay Packers. Earning 369 points, just five behind the Pack, New England scraped two first-place votes, which...