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The New England Patriots Win AFC Championship 45-7 Over Indianapolis Colts
January 18th, 2015 at 11:00 PM
The New England Patriots will face the defending Super Bowl Champions, The Seattle Seahawks in Super Bowl XLIX after their 45-7 victory over the Indianapolis Colts in the AFC Championship Game. ***PHOTO1*** Tom Brady came out of the game with just over three minutes left. He ended with 23 completions for 226...

The New England Patriots Will Meet the Indianapolis Colts in the AFC Championship Game
January 16th, 2015 at 3:40 PM
The New England Patriots will be playing the Indianapolis Colts this Sunday at 6:30pm ET in the AFC Championship game. ***PHOTO1*** The biggest obstacle the Patriots will face this week is the Colts pass game. Andrew Luck has many weapons at his disposal. The Colts pass offense is ranked first in the...

Are the Stars Aligning for the New England Patriots?
January 14th, 2015 at 4:43 PM
The New England Patriots are on their way to the AFC Championship game to face the Indianapolis Colts next Sunday night at 6:30pm ET. ***PHOTO1*** After the Patriots gave the Baltimore Ravens everything they had last Saturday all that was left was to wait and see if they would be facing Peyton...

The New ENgland Patriots Resign Patrick Chung and Brandon Bolden
January 9th, 2015 at 5:26 PM
According to multiple sources the New England Patriots have resigned safety Patrick Chung and running back Brandon Bolden today. ***PHOTO1*** It is being reported that Patrick Chung has been signed for a three year extension earning him up to $8.2 million. This is Chung’s sixth season in the NFL. He was drafted by...

The New England Patriots Lose to the Buffalo Bills in Week 17 Matchup
December 28th, 2014 at 4:37 PM
The New England Patriots lost to The Buffalo Bills 17-9 this afternoon at Gillette Stadium. ***PHOTO1*** Patriots Head Coach, Bill Belichick had Rob Gronkowski, Julian Edelman, Dan Connolly and Sebastian Volmer sitting on the bench in today’s game. Edelman is still recovering from a concussion, but it seems that the other...

Five New England Patriots are Heading to the Pro Bowl
December 24th, 2014 at 4:23 PM
Voting for the NFL Pro Bowl has ended, and the New England Patriots have five players that will be playing in the game on Sunday, January 25th at 8:00 PM. ***PHOTO1*** This is the second year that the Pro Bowl teams will not be made by conference. This year, Michael Irvin...

New England Patriots Draft Possibilities Part 2: Defense
December 16th, 2014 at 8:42 PM
The New England Patriots are on their way to the NFL Playoffs and while the team focuses on winning the Super Bowl, the scouts are making sure next year’s team will have just as much success. ***PHOTO1*** “Defense wins championships,” is a very popular quote in almost every sport, but it especially...

The New England Patriots Defeat the Miami Dolphins, Win AFC East Title
December 14th, 2014 at 6:43 PM
The New England Patriots have clinched the AFC East title for the sixth straight year beating the Miami Dolphins today 41-13. ***PHOTO1*** The Patriots had a slow start in the first half but defense and special teams kept them ahead of the Dolphins. “Our guys finished the game strong. We didn’t play well...

The New England Patriots’ Defense Holds Strong Against the San Diego Chargers
December 8th, 2014 at 12:12 AM
The New England Patriots defeated the San Diego Chargers 23-14 on Sunday Night Football in San Diego. The Patriots' defense was solid, only allowing 216 total yards and one receiving touchdown. They were also able to sack Philip Rivers four times. ***PHOTO1*** "Our defense kept us in it. It was definitely a defensive...

New England Patriots Have Several Players That Could Be Heading to the Pro Bowl
November 19th, 2014 at 2:59 PM
As the NFL season rolls on Prow Bowl voting is underway and there are a few New England Patriots who are almost guaranteed to be playing in the game. ***PHOTO1*** It’s week 12 in the NFL and the Patriots are on a tear. They are 8-2 and have won six straight games....

Vince Wilfork Will Return to Patriots on Re-structured Contract
March 27th, 2014 at 7:59 PM
The New England Patriots have re-structured defensive tackle Vince Wilfork's contract in a deal that will potentially keep him in New England for three more seasons.   According to ESPN Insider Adam Shefter, the new deal is for one year at $8 million, with $3 million guaranteed, and a team option for an...

New England Patriots Elect not to Assign the Franchise Tag
March 3rd, 2014 at 5:34 PM
As expected, Monday's 4:00 pm league deadline has come and gone without the Patriots designating an impending free agent with the one-year "tag" contract.   Each of the league's 32 teams face the question of whether or not to utilize this one year, guaranteed salary approach on a highly valued player...

New England Patriots Release Safety Steven Gregory
February 28th, 2014 at 5:10 PM
The New England Patriots cut veteran safety Steven Gregory on Friday, announcing via the team's official twitter feed just before 3:30 pm that the two sides had officially parted ways.  Gregory's agent- David Canter- was the first to break the news about his client, also doing so on Twitter.   Gregory...

What We Learned From the Final Day of the Combine
February 27th, 2014 at 7:01 PM
The 2014 NFL Combine officially came to a close on Tuesday, as cornerbacks and safeties were the remaining positional groups to suit up for on-field workouts and various speed and agility drills.   The Patriots will have some flexibility in this year's draft, as they possess a pick in each of...

Patriots-Broncos: the Matchups That Will Decide the Game
January 18th, 2014 at 10:03 PM
Assuming you've tuned in at all this week to the talking heads on sports radio or the national pundits on one of a dozen TV shows dedicated to analyzing and dissecting every spec of Championship weekend in the NFL, one theme has been pervasive throughout: Tom Brady versus Peyton Manning....

Young Patriots Linebackers Capitalizing on Expanded Roles
January 13th, 2014 at 6:36 PM
The New England Patriots placed veteran linebacker Brandon Spikes on injured reserve last Monday, ending his postseason, and the move originally appeared to be a cut-and-dry roster move with a player that had been battling a knee injury for a number of weeks.  As it turns out, an ESPN report...

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...

Rob Gronkowski Tears ACL and MCL, Officially Done for the Year
December 9th, 2013 at 3:14 PM
A Monday morning MRI has confirmed Patriots fans' worst nightmare; according to multiple reports, New England's star tight end Rob Gronkowski has suffered both a torn anterior cruciate ligament, and medial collateral ligament, ending his season.   Gronkowski was carted off of Gillette Stadium Sunday and would not get the opportunity to...

LB Brandon Spikes Returns to Practice, OL Marcus Cannon and WR Aaron Dobson Still Out
December 5th, 2013 at 3:40 PM
As the New England Patriots continue to prepare for the Cleveland Browns Sunday, they took to the practice field. Returning to the field with the rest of the team is LB Brandon Spikes following an absence from Wednesday's practice due to a non-injury related reason.  While Spikes returned, WR Aaron Dobson...

DB Alfonzo Dennard Hit with Jail Time
December 5th, 2013 at 3:33 PM
There is no doubt that Dennard is a solid player for the New England Patriots, however, he has had his troubles off the field. Today, it is being reported by Lori Pilger of the Lincoln Journal Star that Dennard was denied a continuance on his hearing and will be given...