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Kansas City Chiefs running back Jamaal Charles, right, brushes himself off as teammates Alex Smith, left, and Eric Fisher watch after scoring on an 8-yard touchdown pass during the third quarter of an NFL football game against the New England Patriots Monday, Sept. 29, 2014, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

Patriots completely melt down in blowout loss to Chiefs

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Jamaal Charles proved he is back to full speed for the Kansas City Chiefs. Tom Brady is still stuck in neutral for the New England Patriots. Charles returned from an injury to score three touchdowns last night, Brady was picked off twice by the opportunistic Chiefs and Kansas City routed New England, 41-14, to hand Bill … 0

Chiefs, Patriots could be battle in trenches

Monday, September 29, 2014

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – It doesn’t seem to matter much to Chiefs Coach Andy Reid whether it’s Jamaal Charles or Knile Davis in the backfield. Or Cyrus Gray, for that matter. After building a reputation as a guru of the West Coast offense, and with a particular affinity for chucking the ball all … 0

Patriots-Bills game in October moved from CBS to Fox

Monday, September 29, 2014

Changing networks An AFC East showdown will air on Fox as part of the NFL’s new “cross-flexing.” The league said yesterday that the Oct. 12 game between the New England Patriots and Buffalo Bills will be on Fox instead of CBS, which owns the AFC package. The policy change in the current TV rights agreement aims to gain bigger audiences for appealing games. … 0

Pats QB Tom Brady practices after one-day absence

Saturday, September 6, 2014

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – Tom Brady is practicing again with the New England Patriots and looking forward to playing in the season opener. The star quarterback returned to practice yesterday after a one-day absence that the team attributed to … 0

Patriots offensive line fills vacancy left by Mankins

Friday, September 5, 2014

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – Logan Mankins is with Tampa Bay and there’s a question mark at the left guard position he held for nine years with New England. Josh Kline is listed as the starter for the Patriots after … 0

Tom Brady skips practice with calf injury

Friday, September 5, 2014

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – Tom Brady is nursing a calf injury that forced him to miss practice for New England’s opener Sunday at Miami. The Patriots announced the reason for the quarterback’s absence yesterday in their daily participation and injury report. He was the only player added to the … 0

New-look Dolphins offense remains a mystery

Thursday, September 4, 2014

DAVIE, Fla. – Miami wide receiver Mike Wallace let the world know the worst-kept secret about the revamped Dolphins offense: No one has really seen much of it yet. With that, it’s no wonder why Bill Belichick says … 0

Brady throwing to familiar receiving corps

Thursday, September 4, 2014

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – When Tom Brady played in last year’s opener, none of his top five pass catchers from the previous season were in uniform with him. When he starts this season on Sunday, the nine players with … 0

Belichick says he’ll make call on Gronk return

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

One day after New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski pronounced himself ready to return, Bill Belichick reminded him it will be the coach’s decision. “With all due respect to Rob, I’m glad he feels the way he … 0

Gronkowski announces he’ll play in opener against Dolphins

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – Star tight end Rob Gronkowski stood in front of his Gillette Stadium locker yesterday and announced he will be playing in the New England Patriots’ opener at Miami this Sunday. Meanwhile, the news hardly caught … 0

Patriots trade quarterback Mallet to Texans

Monday, September 1, 2014

Jimmy Garoppolo will be carrying a clipboard for Tom Brady on the New England Patriots’ sideline this season. The Patriots traded former Brady backup Ryan Mallett to the Houston Texans yesterday, elevating Garoppolo to the No. 2 job … 0

Boyce, Aiken among casualties of Patriots roster cuts

Sunday, August 31, 2014

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – Second-year wide receiver Josh Boyce, who entered training camp favored to be New England’s No. 1 kick returner, and long snapper Danny Aiken were among those cut yesterday as the Patriots got to the 53-player limit. Boyce, who played in nine games, caught nine passes … 0

Patriots trim down to 53-player limit

Sunday, August 31, 2014

Patriots cuts WR Josh Boyce, LS Danny Aiken, RB Jonas Gray, RB Roy Finch, WR Jeremy Gallon, TE Steve Maneri, FB Taylor McCuller, OL Braxton Cave, OL Chris Martin, OL Jon Halapio, DL Eathyn Manumaleuna, DL Jake Bequette, DL L.T. Tuipolut, DL Jerel Worthy, LB Steve Beauhanais, LB … 0

Preseason finale goes to Giants in 16-13 win over Patriots

Friday, August 29, 2014

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. – No one wanted overtime in the preseason finale, and Bill Belichick made sure neither the New York Giants or New England Patriots had to endure it. Josh Brown kicked a 37-yard field goal with … 0

Cardinals sign former Patriots DT Tommy Kelly

Thursday, August 28, 2014

The Arizona Cardinals signed Tommy Kelly, two days after he was cut by the New England Patriots. The 33-year-old Kelly is coming off surgery to repair a torn ACL but was playing with the Patriots’ first-team defense this … 0