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Bill Belichick Deflects Questions About New England Patriots Signing Free Agent Safety Ed Reed
November 13th, 2013 at 2:11 PM
Yesterday the Houston Texans announced that they were releasing safety Ed Reed after signing him this offseason. Yesterday, Patriots101.com looked into the possibility of whether or not the New England Patriots should pursue Reed. Today, Mike Reiss of ESPNBoston.com is reporting that Bill Belichick deflected questions as it pertained to Reed and...

New England Patriots-New York Jets Injury Report
October 16th, 2013 at 4:51 PM
The first edition of the injury report has come out for Week 7's game between the New England Patriots and New York Jets. The biggest news, of course, is that linebacker Jerod Mayo was placed on IR earlier today, ending his season. -Among the other notable injuries Danny Amendola and Dan Connolly...

Patriots Players Who are Expected not to Play Tonight Against the Detroit Lions
August 22nd, 2013 at 4:30 PM
In advance of tonight's preseason game against the Detroit Lions, ESPNBoston.com's Field Yates looks at the Patriots players who are may not appear tonight. Below is a list of players who will may not appear in the Patriots third preseason game. ***PHOTO1*** Non-football injury/PUP list- TE Rob Gronkowski, WR Mark Harrison, DT Armond Armstead Players...

Danny Amendola Misses Practice; Other News and Notes from Today’s Practice
August 19th, 2013 at 7:00 PM
***PHOTO1*** After catching six passes for 71 yards and a touchdown in the New England Patriots 25-21 win over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers last week, wide receiver Danny Amendola was among the most notable absentee as the Patriots prepare for their third preseason game against the Detroit Lions. As Erik Scalavino of...

New England Patriots Training Camp Preview: Safety
July 25th, 2013 at 12:00 PM
 ***PHOTO1*** In the final breakdown of the New England Patriots roster as it heads into training camp tomorrow, Patriots101.com is going to look at the last line of defense, the safety position. As mentioned in the preview of the cornerbacks, the Patriots ranked 29th in pass defense last season despite forcing 20...

Injuries Dominate the Headlines from Tuesday’s OTAs
June 4th, 2013 at 9:22 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Patriots have ended their second to last session of OTAs on Tuesday. As teams try and focus on technique and one-on-one drills, they also want to avoid any injury, big or small, that could hinder the progress of any of their players in getting ready for the upcoming season....

Injuries Piling up as Patriots are Once Again Thin in the Secondary
December 28th, 2012 at 9:28 AM
Aqib Talib grabbed his hip after seeing just one play on defense and missed the entire second half with a hip injury that had been ailing him since he hurt it against the San Francisco 49ers.  With Alfonzo Dennard also down and Marquice Cole suffering an injury against the Jaguars, the...

Patriots Secondary Showing Signs of Improvement
November 26th, 2012 at 12:35 AM
After years of turmoil with a pass defense that at times looked like it would struggle to stop anything apart from a mediocre middle school passing attack, it finally seems like the Patriots secondary is beginning to stabilize.  Although still giving up 289.4 passing yards per game, good for 29th...

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 Beat Bills 49-21 and Nail Down #1 Seed
January 1st, 2012 at 5:24 PM
***PHOTO1*** The New England Patriots overcame a three touchdown first quarter deficit and stormed back to score 49 unanswered points as they beat the Buffalo Bills 49-21 at home on Sunday. With the win, they finished the regular season with a 13-3 record and earned the top seed in the American Football Conference and home field advantage throughout the post season. The Patriots have...

The Jury is Still Out on New England Patriots Playoff Future
December 25th, 2011 at 3:03 PM
***PHOTO1***With Saturday's 27-24 win over the Miami Dolphins, the New England Patriots secured a first-round bye for the playoffs. That's the good news. Unfortunately, the very real possibility exists that they still may go one and out yet again. A very big key will be home field advantage. The Patriots are...

New England Patriots Escape with 34-27 Win Over Washington Redskins
December 11th, 2011 at 6:03 PM
***PHOTO1*** Record-setting Rob Gronkowski couldn't be stopped and Jerod Mayo and the much-maligned defense stepped up big when it mattered most as the New England Patriots hung on to eke out a narrow and hard-fought 34-27 victory over the Washington Redskins at Fed Ex field in Landover, Maryland on Sunday. Because the New York Jets steam rolled the Kansas City Chiefs, the Patriots couldn't claim the American Conference East title but they did advance to 10-3 to keep...

New England Patriots Devin McCourty Possibly a Go for Sunday
December 2nd, 2011 at 6:22 PM
 ***PHOTO1***  As everyone knows, the New England Patriots secondary has recently been weakened by injuries to key players (e.g. Patrick Chung, Devin McCourty). McCourty, however, may be on the brink of returning to this week's lineup against the Indianapolis Colts. The young cornerback, who had not missed a game since his senior...

Devin McCourty Definitely Out of New England Patriots Monday Night Football Game
November 21st, 2011 at 6:27 PM
To the surprise of no one, starting cornerback Devin McCourty has been declared a no-go for the New England Patriots tilt against the Kansas City Chiefs on Monday Night Football. McCourty separated his shoulder last week in the Sunday Night Football route of  the New York Jets while defending a pass thrown...

Kansas City Chiefs Take on New England Patriots for Monday Night Football
November 20th, 2011 at 6:45 PM
Save the confetti, balloons and banners. It won't be much of a homecoming for Matt Cassel, whose injured throwing hand will keep the quarterback on the sidelines when the Kansas City Chiefs (4-5) come into Gillette Stadium for a matchup with the New England Patriots (6-3) on Monday Night Football. ***PHOTO1*** Cassel became a favorite of...

Report from the New England Patriots M.A.S.H. Unit
November 19th, 2011 at 5:37 PM
***PHOTO1***The New England Patriots have declared linebackers Dane Fletcher (thumb) and Brandon Spikes (knee) out of Monday night's matchup against the Kansas City Chiefs at Gillette Stadium. Barring a miraculous healing between now and game time, you can add cornerback Devin McCourty to the list. The fact that he's even listed...

Quick Hits from New England Patriots News Today
October 4th, 2011 at 3:47 PM
New England Patriots cornerback Devin McCourty, safety Josh Barrett and safety Ross Ventrone appeared at the Foxborough YMCA this morning to read to children, ages 3 to 5, as part of this season's volunteerism campaign.  ***PHOTO2***  "It's a great deal when you come have fun with these kids, doing a little bit...

New England Patriots Elect Their Captains
September 8th, 2011 at 12:42 PM
The team votes have been counted, and the New England Patriots will be captained by quarterback Tom Brady, offensive tackle Logan Mankins, wide receiver Matthew Slater, linebacker Jerod Mayo, defensive tackle Vince Wilfork and cornerback Devin McCourty for the 2011 season. ***PHOTO1*** In speaking with reporters before the afternoon practice, Slater and McCourty said they...

New England Patriots Have New Formation – the Double Gronkowski
September 6th, 2011 at 6:37 PM
***PHOTO1***If you thought the final roster cut signaled the end of the New England Patriots' personnel moves, well, that's just wrong. It's being roundly reported from Bar Harbor to New London that the Patriots indeed aren't going into the season with just two tight ends—Rob Gronkowski and Aaron Hernandez. In...

New England Patriots Look for Answers in Pre-Season Opener
August 11th, 2011 at 2:10 PM
***PHOTO1*** When it comes to the New England Patriots, expectations and Super Bowls go hand-in-hand. This season, the "win every game" mentality may be cranked up even higher due to many key free agent acquisitions and the stability of having the same coaching staff in place along with a certain...