The Early Lead: New England


Posted at 11:57 AM ET, 01/21/2014

Why Bill Belichick called out Wes Welker over Aqib Talib hit

Accusation by Patriots coach reportedly is based in extreme dislike of Broncos wide receiver.

By Cindy Boren  |  11:57 AM ET, 01/21/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bill Belichick, Denver Broncos, New England Patriots, Wes Welker

Posted at 09:51 AM ET, 01/20/2014

Bill Belichick calls out Wes Welker for hit on Aqib Talib (GIF)

Patriots coach says hit by his former player in AFC championship game was “one of the worst plays I’ve seen.“

By Cindy Boren  |  09:51 AM ET, 01/20/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bill Belichick, New England Patriots, NFL playoffs, Wes Welker

Posted at 12:16 PM ET, 01/16/2014

Tom Brady returns, says “I feel great” (updated)

Patriots QB created panic when he was AWOL as the team prepared for AFC championship game and Peyton Manning.

By Cindy Boren  |  12:16 PM ET, 01/16/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  New England Patriots, NFL playoffs, Tom Brady

Posted at 12:16 PM ET, 01/15/2014

Tom Brady sick, misses Patriots practice (updated)

Patriots Coach Bill Belichick refuses to offer any information about his quarterback.

By Cindy Boren  |  12:16 PM ET, 01/15/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  New England Patriots, NFL, Tom Brady

Posted at 10:16 AM ET, 01/13/2014

Tom Brady still can’t get a high five from Patriots

Why should his teammates suddenly change after getting an AFC championship game berth?

By Cindy Boren  |  10:16 AM ET, 01/13/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  New England Patriots, NFL, Tom Brady

Posted at 04:57 PM ET, 01/11/2014

Patriots, Bruins pay tribute to Foxboro teen who died of rare disease

Patriots, Bruins pay tribute to Foxboro teen Sam Berns, who died of a rare disease.

By Ben Sumner  |  04:57 PM ET, 01/11/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Boston Bruins, New England Patriots

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 01/10/2014

Colts-Patriots: Preview of NFL divisional round

Indianapolis, New England are vastly different from the teams that last met in the 2012 season.

By Kelyn Soong  |  08:00 AM ET, 01/10/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Indianapolis Colts, New England Patriots, NFL playoffs

Posted at 07:27 AM ET, 12/23/2013

Tom Brady fails (again) at the high five

New England players leave their quarterback hanging once again Sunday in Baltimore.

By Cindy Boren  |  07:27 AM ET, 12/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  New England Patriots, NFL, Tom Brady

Posted at 05:42 PM ET, 12/08/2013

Rob Gronkowski has torn ACL, report says

New England Patriots lost tight end on a low, legal hit by Browns’ T.J. Ward.

By Cindy Boren  |  05:42 PM ET, 12/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  New England Patriots, NFL, Rob Gronkowski

Posted at 04:05 PM ET, 12/08/2013

Rob Gronkowski carted off

Patriots tight end was hit low by T.J. Ward, much to the dismay of Bill Belichick.

By Cindy Boren  |  04:05 PM ET, 12/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  New England Patriots, NFL, Rob Gronkowski

Posted at 10:23 AM ET, 11/20/2013

Tom Brady admits “frustration” over non-call, says “we get our fair share of calls”

Patriots have no choice but to begin preparing for Broncos after NFL upholds decision in Monday’s loss.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:23 AM ET, 11/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  New England Patriots, NFL, Tom Brady

Posted at 08:26 AM ET, 11/20/2013

NFL upholds non-call that infuriated Tom Brady

Vice-president of officiating backs his crew, saying, “At full speed you can see why they made that call.“

By Cindy Boren  |  08:26 AM ET, 11/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  New England Patriots, NFL, Tom Brady

Posted at 06:00 PM ET, 11/19/2013

Bill Belichick on non-call: “Talk to the league office”

New England Patriots coach is moving on, preparing for Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos.

By Cindy Boren  |  06:00 PM ET, 11/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bill Belichick, New England Patriots, NFL

Posted at 10:54 AM ET, 11/19/2013

Replacement ref, Golden Tate back controversial call

Officials got the call on Rob Gronkowski and Luke Kuechly right

By Cindy Boren  |  10:54 AM ET, 11/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  New England Patriots, NFL, Tom Brady

Posted at 09:07 AM ET, 11/19/2013

Tom Brady rages over controversial call; did officials mess up? (video)

At issue in Patriots’ loss to Panthers is whether Luke Kuechly interfered with Rob Gronkowski and whether the pass was catchable.

By Cindy Boren  |  09:07 AM ET, 11/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  New England Patriots, NFL, Tom Brady

Posted at 03:39 PM ET, 11/18/2013

Tom Brady, Gisele Bundchen wedding: Ex-bodyguards convicted in shooting

Papparazzi were targets at 2009 ceremony in Costa Rica. No one was hurt.

By Cindy Boren  |  03:39 PM ET, 11/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gisele Bundchen, New England Patriots, NFL, Tom Brady

Posted at 11:00 PM ET, 11/12/2013

Rob Gronkowski jokes about Asian fan, dances some more

New England Patriots tight end made a couple of interesting appearances with fans.

By Cindy Boren  |  11:00 PM ET, 11/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  New England Patriots, NFL, Rob Gronkowski

Posted at 02:31 PM ET, 10/21/2013

NFL Roundup: Peyton Manning loses in emotional return to Indianapolis

Manning received a warm welcome, but his Denver Broncos lost 39-33 Sunday night. Week 7 was also dominated by multiple injuries to star players.

By Kelyn Soong  |  02:31 PM ET, 10/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Andrew Luck, Baltimore Ravens, Ben Roethlisberger, brian cushing, Chicago Bears, Denver Broncos, Geno Smith, Houston Texans, Indianapolis Colts, Jay Cutler, Joe Flacco, New England Patriots, New York Jets, Peyton Manning, Pittsburgh Steelers, Reggie Wayne, Sam Bradford, St. Louis Rams, Tom Brady

Posted at 10:22 AM ET, 10/18/2013

Rob Gronkowski cleared to play against Jets

Outside doctors give Patriots tight end the go-ahead, but Coach Bill Belichick is tight-lipped on the matter.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:22 AM ET, 10/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  New England Patriots, NFL, Rob Gronkowski

Posted at 10:17 AM ET, 10/16/2013

Patriots’ Jerod Mayo out for the season, report says

Linebacker underwent surgery for a torn pectoral muscle Tuesday.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:17 AM ET, 10/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Jerod Mayo, New England Patriots, NFL

Posted at 04:03 PM ET, 10/14/2013

NFL Roundup: Tom Brady leads Patriots in comeback victory over the Saints

In Week 6 of the NFL season, Brady led his team to a last-minute victory, Adrian Peterson played just days after the death of his son and the Cowboys suffered some major injuries.

By Kelyn Soong  |  04:03 PM ET, 10/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adrian Peterson, Boston Red Sox, Dallas Cowboys, Detroit Tigers, injuries, joseph patterson, Minnesota Vikings, New England Patriots, New Orleans Saints, NFL, Tom Brady, Washington Redskins

Posted at 11:47 AM ET, 10/14/2013

Tom Brady touchdown lifts Patriots and gets a classic call (audio)

“Unicorns!” “Show ponies!” Oh, and the Patriots are now 5-1.

By Cindy Boren  |  11:47 AM ET, 10/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Kenbrell Thompkins, New England Patriots, NFL, Tom Brady

Posted at 01:01 PM ET, 10/08/2013

Rob Gronkowski cleared to play against Saints, report says

New England Patriots tight end has been out since undergoing arm and back surgeries.

By Cindy Boren  |  01:01 PM ET, 10/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  New England Patriots, NFL, Rob Gronkowski

Posted at 02:01 PM ET, 10/03/2013

Austin Collie signs with New England Patriots

Injuries have limited Tom Brady's options at wide receiver.

By Cindy Boren  |  02:01 PM ET, 10/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Austin Collie, New England Patriots, NFL

Posted at 08:46 AM ET, 09/30/2013

Vince Wilfork has torn Achilles', report says (updated)

Defensive tackle was injured in Patriots’ victory over Falcons on Sunday night.

By Cindy Boren  |  08:46 AM ET, 09/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  New England Patriots, NFL, Vince Wilfork

Posted at 08:58 AM ET, 09/18/2013

Terrell Owens to Patriots: Hire me

Sure, he’s 39 and hasn’t played in years, but Tom Brady could use someone who can catch the ball.

By Cindy Boren  |  08:58 AM ET, 09/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  New England Patriots, NFL, Terrell Owens

Posted at 09:10 AM ET, 09/13/2013

Tom Brady is furious, but Patriots beat Jets

Quarterback admits his “body language” needs work, but note that New England is 2-0.

By Cindy Boren  |  09:10 AM ET, 09/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  New England Patriots, NFL, Tom Brady

Posted at 01:11 PM ET, 09/08/2013

Bills fans wear Aaron Hernandez orange jumpsuits

If their season opener is any guide, the Patriots are going to be reminded often of their former tight end at road games.

By Cindy Boren  |  01:11 PM ET, 09/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Aaron Hernandez, Buffalo Bills, New England Patriots, NFL

Posted at 04:28 PM ET, 09/01/2013

Rob Gronkowski in full pads at Patriots practice

Tight end, who has had back and arm surgery, isn't likely to play in the first two games.

By Cindy Boren  |  04:28 PM ET, 09/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  New England Patriots, Rob Gronkowski

Posted at 11:27 AM ET, 08/31/2013

Tim Tebow released by Patriots (updated)

Quarterback faces uncertain future in NFL after 2 1/2 months in New England.

By Cindy Boren  |  11:27 AM ET, 08/31/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  New England Patriots, NFL, onfaith, Tim Tebow

Posted at 08:11 AM ET, 08/28/2013

Aaron Hernandez was heavy drug user on verge of being cut by Patriots, Rolling Stone reports

New story details how an "affable" kid ended up being charged with murder.

By Cindy Boren  |  08:11 AM ET, 08/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Aaron Hernandez, Bill Belichick, New England Patriots, NFL

Posted at 08:09 AM ET, 08/23/2013

Tim Tebow watches in Patriots' loss with his future on the line

Roster cuts are looming next week and QB hasn't impressed in two preseason games.

By Cindy Boren  |  08:09 AM ET, 08/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bill Belichick, New England Patriots, NFL, Tim Tebow

Posted at 10:56 AM ET, 08/22/2013

Aaron Hernandez indicted on murder charge (updated)

Former New England Patriots tight end could be indicted by a grand jury for murder.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:56 AM ET, 08/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Aaron Hernandez, New England Patriots, NFL

Posted at 12:54 PM ET, 08/19/2013

Aaron Hernandez in jailhouse letter says, "I'm a good dude"

Former Patriots tight end also worries that his baby daughter won't know him.

By Cindy Boren  |  12:54 PM ET, 08/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Aaron Hernandez, New England Patriots

Posted at 10:36 AM ET, 07/30/2013

Aaron Hernandez: Divers continue to search lake in Bristol

Although authorities won't say what they're searching for, a murder weapon has not been found.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:36 AM ET, 07/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Aaron Hernandez, New England Patriots, NFL

Posted at 02:16 PM ET, 07/22/2013

Tom Brady: "I still have plenty of chances" to win Super Bowls

QB admits it's hard to win the NFL title, but says Patriots "have a shot every year."

By Cindy Boren  |  02:16 PM ET, 07/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bill Belichick, New England Patriots, NFL, Tom Brady

Posted at 08:59 AM ET, 07/11/2013

Patriots cornerback Alfonzo Dennard arrested on suspicion of DUI, report says

Former Nebraska player now faces uncertain future with New England.

By Cindy Boren  |  08:59 AM ET, 07/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alfonzo Dennard, New England Patriots, NFL

Posted at 10:10 AM ET, 07/10/2013

Aaron Hernandez: Documents reveal new details in case

Alleged accomplice claimed he was told Hernandez killed Odin Lloyd.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:10 AM ET, 07/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Aaron Hernandez, New England Patriots, NFL

Posted at 12:29 PM ET, 07/09/2013

Aaron Hernandez search warrants may be released (updated)

Documents could provide more details in case against former Patriots player.

By Cindy Boren  |  12:29 PM ET, 07/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Aaron Hernandez, New England Patriots, NFL

Posted at 04:02 PM ET, 07/08/2013

Robert Kraft says he and Patriots were "duped" by Aaron Hernandez

Owner, speaking publicly for first time since former player's arrest, promises review of team's procedures.

By Cindy Boren  |  04:02 PM ET, 07/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Aaron Hernandez, New England Patriots, NFL, Robert Kraft

Posted at 02:01 PM ET, 07/02/2013

Tim Tebow tried to break up Aaron Hernandez bar fight in 2007, police say

Quarterback and tight end were teammates at Florida when incident occurred.

By Cindy Boren  |  02:01 PM ET, 07/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Aaron Hernandez, New England Patriots, NFL, Tim Tebow

Posted at 09:03 AM ET, 07/02/2013

Aaron Hernandez: No gang tattoos; report details fight at Florida

Wall Street Journal reveals details of 2007 incident when former tight end was 17.

By Cindy Boren  |  09:03 AM ET, 07/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Aaron Hernandez, New England Patriots, NFL

Posted at 02:16 PM ET, 07/01/2013

Aaron Hernandez jerseys are hot on eBay

Fans talk about why they're selling but not why they're buying.

By Cindy Boren  |  02:16 PM ET, 07/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Aaron Hernandez, New England Patriots, NFL

Posted at 05:32 AM ET, 07/01/2013

Patriots had no hint of Aaron Hernandez murder charge, report says

Team executive says it didn't matter what Hernandez was going to be charged with.

By Cindy Boren  |  05:32 AM ET, 07/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Aaron Hernandez, New England Patriots, NFL

Posted at 03:27 PM ET, 06/27/2013

Aaron Hernandez denied bail in hearing

Prosecuton reveals a little more evidence as yet another search of former Patriots tight end's home takes place.

By Cindy Boren  |  03:27 PM ET, 06/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Aaron Hernandez, New England Patriots, NFL

Posted at 01:30 PM ET, 06/27/2013

Aaron Hernandez arrest: Possible link to 2012 double murders probed

Odin Lloyd, whom Hernandez is accused of killing, may have had had information about shootings last year.

By Cindy Boren  |  01:30 PM ET, 06/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Aaron Hernandez, New England Patriots, NFL

Posted at 11:54 AM ET, 06/27/2013

Aaron Hernandez's appeal on bail ruling to be heard today

Lawyers for former Patriots tight end, charged with murder, contend he is not a flight risk.

By Cindy Boren  |  11:54 AM ET, 06/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Aaron Hernandez, New England Patriots

Posted at 09:59 AM ET, 06/27/2013

Aaron Hernandez arrest: Another man in custody

Former New England Patriots tight end is being held without bail on murder charge.

By Cindy Boren  |  09:59 AM ET, 06/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Aaron Hernandez, New England Patriots, NFL

Posted at 02:49 PM ET, 06/26/2013

Aaron Hernandez charged with murder

Ex-Patriots tight end also faces gun-related charges in North Attleboro, Mass. in the death of Odin Lloyd.

By Cindy Boren  |  02:49 PM ET, 06/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Aaron Hernandez, New England Patriots, NFL

Posted at 09:12 AM ET, 06/26/2013

Aaron Hernandez arrested, released by Patriots (updated)

New England Patriots tight end taken from his home in handcuffs this morning.

By Cindy Boren  |  09:12 AM ET, 06/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Aaron Hernandez, New England Patriots, NFL

Posted at 08:45 AM ET, 06/21/2013

Aaron Hernandez: No arrest warrants or arrests in homicide case yet (updated)

Patriots tight end accused of obstruction of justice with other charges possible.

By Cindy Boren  |  08:45 AM ET, 06/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Aaron Hernandez, New England Patriots, NFL

Posted at 01:19 PM ET, 06/20/2013

Aaron Hernandez not ruled out as suspect in homicide case (updated)

Patriots tight end refuses to answer questions as helicopters, reporters follow him around town.

By Cindy Boren  |  01:19 PM ET, 06/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Aaron Hernandez, New England, NFL

Posted at 11:00 AM ET, 06/19/2013

Aaron Hernandez's home searched as part of homicide probe (video)

New England Patriots tight end is not believed to be a suspect in North Attleboro, Mass., slaying.

By Cindy Boren  |  11:00 AM ET, 06/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Aaron Hernandez, New England Patriots, NFL

Posted at 11:55 AM ET, 06/11/2013

Tim Tebow: Bill Belichick won't talk about Tebowing or much else

New England Patriots coach won't say how the team's newly-signed player will be used.

By Cindy Boren  |  11:55 AM ET, 06/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bill Belichick, New England Patriots, NFL, onfaith, Tim Tebow

Posted at 10:40 AM ET, 05/23/2013

Tom Brady on Wes Welker: Nothing 'surprises me anymore'

Patriots quarterback has dealt with emotion of seeing his favorite receiver join Peyton Manning's team.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:40 AM ET, 05/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  New England Patriots, NFL, Tom Brady, Wes Welker

Posted at 04:48 PM ET, 04/27/2013

Patriots trade Jeff Demps to Bucs for LeGarrette Blount

Both teams were rather meh on the players, so they swapped them.

By Cindy Boren  |  04:48 PM ET, 04/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Jeff Demps, LeGarrette Blount, New England Patriots, NFL

Posted at 07:01 AM ET, 04/08/2013

Gronkowski could miss start of season because of infection, report says

New England Patriots tight end is likely to have a fourth surgery on his forearm.

By Cindy Boren  |  07:01 AM ET, 04/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  New England Patriots, NFL, Rob Gronkowski

Posted at 12:05 PM ET, 04/04/2013

Terrell Owens works out with Tom Brady

Hey, it's just an offseason workout at USC. Don't read too much into it.

By Cindy Boren  |  12:05 PM ET, 04/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  New England Patriots, Terrell Owens, Tom Brady

Posted at 12:08 PM ET, 03/14/2013

Wes Welker: Departure is test for Bill Belichick, Tom Brady

Doc Rivers conveys Boston's disbelief: "Say it ain't so, Wes."

By Cindy Boren  |  12:08 PM ET, 03/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Danny Amendola, New England Patriots, NFL, Wes Welker

Posted at 03:14 PM ET, 03/13/2013

Wes Welker "very likely" to join Broncos, report says

Patriots wide receiver became a free agent Tuesday.

By Cindy Boren  |  03:14 PM ET, 03/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Denver Broncos, New England Patriots, Wes Welker

Posted at 10:29 AM ET, 03/13/2013

Bill Belichick holds a Twitter Q & A (but don't get used to the idea)

Patriots coach, who once said "I don't do Twitter, My Face," took questions via his girlfriend's account.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:29 AM ET, 03/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bill Belichick, New England Patriots, NFL

Posted at 10:22 AM ET, 03/12/2013

Wes Welker, Aqib Talib: What will Patriots do?

New England may let wide receiver and cornerback hit the free-agent market.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:22 AM ET, 03/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Aqib Talib, New England Patriots, Wes Welker

Posted at 12:25 PM ET, 03/06/2013

Wes Welker will give free agency a try, but should he?

New England Patriots wide receiver has rapport with Tom Brady but will test the open market for the first time.

By Cindy Boren  |  12:25 PM ET, 03/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  New England Patriots, Tom Brady, Wes Welker

Posted at 09:59 AM ET, 03/04/2013

Tom Brady won't be Joe Montana, Kraft says

Patriots owner says his quarterback's new contract is real and was done to keep him in New England for the duration of his career.

By Cindy Boren  |  09:59 AM ET, 03/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  New England Patriots, NFL, Tom Brady

Posted at 10:50 AM ET, 02/27/2013

Tom Brady on new contract: "I really do just want to win"

Brady chooses to speak via email to Boston radio station.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:50 AM ET, 02/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  New England Patriots, NFL, Tom Brady

Posted at 10:48 AM ET, 02/26/2013

Rob Gronkowski has more surgery on left forearm

New England Patriots tight end reportedly had infection in twice-broken forearm.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:48 AM ET, 02/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  New England Patriots, NFL, Rob Gronkowski

Posted at 09:01 AM ET, 02/05/2013

Gronkowski is dancing shirtless again (video)

The New England Patriots' tight end has a Super Bowl tradition all his own.

By Cindy Boren  |  09:01 AM ET, 02/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  New England Patriots, NFL, Rob Gronkowski

Posted at 10:28 AM ET, 01/22/2013

NFL reviewing Tom Brady's slide

The larger questions: Was the slide dirty? Will the NFL fine him?

By Cindy Boren  |  10:28 AM ET, 01/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Ed Reed, New England Patriots, NFL, Tom Brady

Posted at 08:21 AM ET, 01/21/2013

Tom Brady: Bradying becomes a thing

In the middle of the field, it was just a guy sitting there. Alone with his thoughts.

By Cindy Boren  |  08:21 AM ET, 01/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  New England Patriots, Tom Brady

Posted at 07:41 AM ET, 01/21/2013

AFC championship: Belichick says no to CBS

Shannon Sharpe rips New England Patriots coach for walk-off.

By Cindy Boren  |  07:41 AM ET, 01/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bill Belichick, New England Patriots, Tom Brady

Posted at 10:45 AM ET, 12/16/2012

Sandy Hook shootings: NFL, Giants, Patriots honor victims today

The Patriots, Giants and Jets, with a large fanbase in the Newtown area, will honor victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:45 AM ET, 12/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  New England Patriots, New York Giants, Sandy Hook

Posted at 11:37 AM ET, 12/12/2012

Rob Gronkowski to try to practice this week, report says

New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski, who broke his forearm Nov. 18, reportedly will try to practice this week.

By Cindy Boren  |  11:37 AM ET, 12/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  New England Patriots, Rob Gronkowski, Tom Brady

Posted at 08:21 AM ET, 12/11/2012

Tom Brady makes an MVP statement as Patriots crush Texans

The Patriots, with Tom Brady doing what he does on Monday night games, closed within a game of the Houston Texans in the playoff race.

By Cindy Boren  |  08:21 AM ET, 12/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bill Belichick, New England Patriots, Tom Brady

Posted at 09:46 AM ET, 11/20/2012

Rob Gronkowski: Bill Belichick explains why he was still in the game

After a great deal of second-guessing, New England Patriots Coach Bill Belichick explains just why tight end Rob Gronkowski was still in the game with a big lead.

By Cindy Boren  |  09:46 AM ET, 11/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bill Belichick, New England Patriots, Rob Gronkowski

Posted at 08:08 AM ET, 11/19/2012

Gronkowski's broken arm requires surgery (updated)

With New England up by 35 points, Rob Gronkowski broke his left forearm on an extra-point attempt late in the game. He'll be back in 4-to-6 weeks.

By Cindy Boren  |  08:08 AM ET, 11/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  New England Patriots, Rob Gronkowski, Tom Brady

Posted at 04:54 PM ET, 11/01/2012

Patriots add CB Aqib Talib in trade with Buccaneers

New England made a move to bolster its struggling secondary by acquiring the the suspended cornerback.

By Matt Brooks  |  04:54 PM ET, 11/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  New England Patriots, NFL, Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Posted at 02:59 PM ET, 10/26/2012

Patriots TE Aaron Hernandez is not in London, will not play vs. Rams

New England left one half of its talented tight end duo back home as he deals with a nagging ankle injury.

By Matt Brooks  |  02:59 PM ET, 10/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  New England Patriots, NFL

Posted at 12:23 PM ET, 10/26/2012

Megatron vs. Optimus Prime: Seahawks CB Richard Sherman aims to contain Calvin Johnson

Seattle's loud-mouthed quarterback is confident going into his matchup with one of the NFL's top receivers.

By Matt Brooks  |  12:23 PM ET, 10/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  New England Patriots, NFL, Seattle Seahawks

Posted at 11:38 AM ET, 10/22/2012

Jim Nantz says the Jets beat the Patriots. They didn’t.

Jim Nantz oddly, bizarrely gets the winner of the Jets-Patriots game wrong. Oops.

By Cindy Boren  |  11:38 AM ET, 10/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  New England Patriots, New York Jets, NFL

Posted at 11:01 AM ET, 10/16/2012

Rex Ryan is back, says Jets are “going to beat” Patriots

Rex Ryan reverts to form, says his Jets will beat the Patriots on Sunday.

By Cindy Boren  |  11:01 AM ET, 10/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  New England Patriots, New York Jets, NFL

Posted at 01:39 PM ET, 09/26/2012

Bill Belichick fined $50,000

New England Patriots Coach Bill Belichick fined $50,000 for grabbing a referee.

By Cindy Boren  |  01:39 PM ET, 09/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Baltimore Ravens, New England Patriots, NFL

Posted at 10:41 AM ET, 09/26/2012

Bill Belichick to be fined for grabbing replacement referee

Bill Belichick failed to heed the NFL's command to play nice with the replacement refs, and for that, he will be punished.

By Matt Brooks  |  10:41 AM ET, 09/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  New England Patriots, NFL

Posted at 01:19 PM ET, 01/27/2012

Super Bowl 2012: Obama ‘can’t call it’ between Giants, Patriots

President Barack Obama has a penchant for making sports predictions, but when asked who he’s backing when the Giants and Patriots square off in the Super Bowl, Obama held his tongue.

By Matt Brooks  |  01:19 PM ET, 01/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Tom Brady, New England Patriots