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New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady walks off the rostrum after taking questions from reporter's at the conclusion of a media availability at the NFL football team's facility Wednesday Oct. 1, 2014 in Foxborough, Mass. The Patriots, 2-2,  took a drubbing by the Kansas City Chiefs on Monday Night Football and will face the 3-0 Cincinnati Bengals Sunday at home. (AP Photo/Stephan Savoia)

Brady tries to keep even keel during slow start

Thursday, October 2, 2014

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – Tom Brady tries not to get too high when things are going well or too low when they’re not. Good thing, considering how poorly the season has gone for him and the New England Patriots offense. The winner of two MVP awards in both the regular season and the Super Bowl is ranked 27th in completion percentage, … 0

Kraft suffered along with fans in rout of Patriots

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – Robert Kraft looked down from his seat high above the field and watched his New England Patriots fall apart. The offense led by Tom Brady struggled to move the ball. The defense that had been stingy couldn’t stop the Kansas City Chiefs from reeling off long gains. And Bill Belichick … 0

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 … 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

Patriots’ loss shows backup quarterbacks need work

Saturday, August 9, 2014

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – Tom Brady watched his backups get plenty of playing time in the New England Patriots exhibition opener. The conclusion was clear: Brady had better stay healthy. Ryan Mallett struggled in Thursday night’s 23-6 loss to … 0

Brady sits; RG3 gets a series as Redskins top Pats, 23-6

Friday, August 8, 2014

LANDOVER, Md. – Tom Brady and the New England Patriots starters pretty much had their way against Robert Griffin III and the Washington Redskins during three days of joint practices. No sense in rubbing it in when they … 0

Practices top game for Patriots, Redskins starters

Thursday, August 7, 2014

WASHINGTON – In some ways, the preseason opener between the New England Patriots and Washington Redskins is very much an afterthought. For the regulars, the real work has already been accomplished. The teams went head-to-head over three days … 0