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New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady sits on the turf after being sacked by the Oakland Raiders in the second half of an NFL football game Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014, in Foxborough, Mass. The Patriots won 16-9. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

Patriots offense still struggling after three games

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – The New England Patriots have plenty of time to get their offense rolling. The question is: Do they have the players? The offensive line is struggling to protect quarterback Tom Brady and open holes for running backs. The wide receivers, other than Julian Edelman, have contributed little. The tight end production will be limited until Rob Gronkowski … 0

Other than Edelman, Pats receivers aren’t catching on

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Julian Edelman has been plenty busy, but the Patriots’ other receivers haven’t done much through the first three games. Player Catches TDs Julian Edelman 22 1 Kenbrell Thompkins 6 0 Brandon LaFell 4 0 Danny Amendola 3 0 Aaron Dobson 1 0 … 0

Patriots’ sluggish offense beats Raiders, 16-9

Sunday, September 21, 2014

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – The New England Patriots had trouble getting into the end zone. Defensive tackle Vince Wilfork made sure the Oakland Raiders stayed out of the end zone in the final minute. An interception by the 325-pound Wilfork near his goal line gave the heavily favored Patriots the ball with 51 seconds … 0

Cowboys worth more than $3 billion, tops in NFL

Thursday, August 21, 2014

NEW YORK – The Dallas Cowboys are the first U.S. sports franchise to top $3 billion in value. For the eighth straight year, the Cowboys are worth the most of all 32 NFL franchises, according to Forbes. They’re … 0

Brady ready for increased action against Carolina

Thursday, August 21, 2014

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – Tom Brady left the practice field yesterday and for the first time this season strode through the locker room to the media-room podium rather than making the short jaunt to the sideline to address reporters. … 0

LaFell getting accustomed to new home with Patriots

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – Brandon LaFell had played with a successful quarterback when he decided to leave the Carolina Panthers in free agency. Now his quarterback is Tom Brady. “I’m blessed, man. I’m real blessed,” LaFell said yesterday, as … 0

Gronkowski has no setbacks after moving up to light contact in practice

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – Go ahead and hit Rob Gronkowski on his right knee. See if he cares. The tough tight end is anxious to get into a game and take his chances less than eight months after surgery. … 0

Flying flags: Penalties aplenty in Pats’ win

Sunday, August 17, 2014

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – The New England Patriots put up big numbers in their preseason victory over the Philadelphia Eagles – 476 yards, 35 first downs and nearly 40 minutes in time of possession. The officials racked up their … 0

Brady wins preseason debut, Patriots top Eagles, 42-35

Saturday, August 16, 2014

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – Tom Brady and the New England Patriots’ other two quarterbacks each threw touchdown passes. The Philadelphia Eagles’ trio was plagued by turnovers. Brady’s scoring pass came after he threw an interception that Cory Williams returned … 0

Tim O’Sullivan: What to look for in Patriots’ preseason game vs. Philadelphia

Friday, August 15, 2014

Final scores don’t really matter in preseason games, but the 23-6 final tally was an accurate portrayal of the Patriots performance in their loss to Washington last week. Like Bill Belichick said after his team’s preseason opener, “I … 0

Patriots, Eagles continue strides during rainy practice

Thursday, August 14, 2014

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – The Philadelphia Eagles have made huge strides since practicing with the New England Patriots a year ago. From a 4-12 record to 10-6 and their first playoff berth in three years. From learning a different … 0

Patriots get defensive end Worthy from Packers

Thursday, August 14, 2014

GREEN BAY, Wis. – The New England Patriots acquired injured lineman Jerel Worthy from the Green Bay Packers in a trade pending a physical for the defensive end. The Packers will get a still-to-be announced draft pick, the … 0

Patriots, Eagles continue acclimation process in joint practices

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – Jeremy Maclin ran past Darrelle Revis along the right side and hauled in a long touchdown pass. Not to worry, Patriots fans. It was just part of a joint practice between the Philadelphia Eagles and … 0

Recovering Gronkowski works with Brady, Revis

Monday, August 11, 2014

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – Rob Gronkowski is getting some help from a couple of very talented friends as he continues his comeback from knee surgery: Tom Brady and Darrelle Revis. As the New England Patriots prepare for their second … 0

Belichick looking forward to practices with Eagles

Monday, August 11, 2014

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – New England Patriots Coach Bill Belichick is looking forward to this week’s joint practices with the Philadelphia Eagles for the second straight year. “This will be a good opportunity for our team to play against … 0