1. Dont'a Hightower: Patriots Using 'Slower Pace' of Bye Week to Heal Up

    FOXBORO, Mass. — New England Patriots linebacker Dont'a Hightower isn't worried about rust. He just wants to get healthy before the postseason...

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  2. Dont'a Hightower Happy for Time to Heal

    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- When the New England Patriots play their next game in the AFC Divisional Round of the playoffs, linebacker Dont'a Hightower will have gone three weeks without playing a game...

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  3. Brady's New Contract Is More About Flexibility Than Generosity

    Black Monday came and went without a serious surprise. Jim Harbaugh went to Michigan. After months of speculation, the Jets fired Rex Ryan and John Idzik and the Bears let Marc ...

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  4. Patriots Practice Report: Brandon LaFell Absent After Injury Sunday

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  5. Belichick: I'm Sure NFL Will Look into Jets' Comments

    New York Jets owner Woody Johnson spoke glowingly of Patriots cornerback Darrelle Revis on Monday, openly admitting that he wishes the Jets signed Revis last offseason...

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  6. Patriots Regular-Season Grades for Each Position

    As the New England Patriots enjoy their first-round bye in the NFL playoffs, they have the luxury of doing some self-scouting. What they will see is a team that has had some consistent performers at key positions all year...

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  7. Explaining What Tom Brady's Contract Restructuring Means

    New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady restructured his contract, as reported by ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter...

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  8. McDaniels: Garoppolo 'Showed Some Toughness'

    There's no one coach who works more closely with the Patriots quarterbacks than offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels, which is why it was worth noting how McDaniels assessed the play of rookie backup Jimmy Garoppolo in Sunday's 17-9 loss to the Bills .

    Zach Moretti Written by Zach Moretti about 28 days ago 1,381 reads 0 comments

  9. Tom Brady Restructures Contract with Patriots: Latest Details and Reaction

    In an effort to keep the New England Patriots competitive in the coming years, quarterback Tom Brady has decided to restructure his contract to help free up cap space for the organization...

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  10. McDaniels Says Head-Coaching Opportunities Not on His Mind

    Taking a head-coaching position is the logical next step for the still-young career of Patriots offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels, but he said on Monday that the idea of such an opportunity hasn't yet crossed his mind...

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  11. Tom Brady: No 'Magic Ingredients' for Turning Around Offense

    New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady said he isn't concerned about his team's sluggish offensive performances over the final few games of the regular season...

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  12. Stacking Tom Brady's Postseason Resume Against the NFL's All-Time Greats

    Tom Brady already owns the NFL postseason records for wins and completions, and with another playoff run on tap, he has the chance to own the marks for yards and touchdowns as well...

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  13. Why Keeping Nick Caserio Around Means so Much

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  14. Defensive Snaps: Vince Wilfork Earns Playing-Time Incentive

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  15. Patriots Earn Needed Week of Rest as NFL Playoffs Begin

    The New England Patriots waltzed into the postseason with an anti-climatic 17-9 loss to the Buffalo Bills . They may not have won the final game of the regular season, but they did win a week of respite...

    James Christensen Written by James Christensen about 28 days ago 7,755 reads 11 comments

  16. LaFell: Smart Move to Preserve Gronk's Health in Finale

    FOXBORO -- For the first time this season, the Patriots got a feel for life would be like without Rob Gronkowski ...

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  17. Darrelle Revis Not Worried About Patriots' Mindset

    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- New England Patriots cornerback Darrelle Revis' message after Sunday's 17-9 loss to the Bills : Don't panic...

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  18. Jimmy Garoppolo on the Move, Under Pressure in Second Half for Patriots

    If Jimmy Garoppolo gave his offensive line any Christmas presents, he might want to request them back. Read more at: http://nesn...

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  19. Brandon Spikes on Return to Gillette Stadium: 'A Lot of Love'

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  20. Belichick Requires Postgame Visit to Athletic Trainers, Says It Is 'No Big Deal'

    New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick didn't hold his usual postgame news conference because he was visiting with the team's athletic trainers and medical staff, and later downplayed ...

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 29 days ago 547 reads 0 comments

  21. Will Lack of Momentum Be a Problem for the New England Patriots?

    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — Rest or rust? The debate will rage on for as long as there are first-round byes to be had in the NFL postseason. The New England Patriots have explored both sides of the debate, and after locking up the No...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 29 days ago 21,933 reads 95 comments

  22. Buffalo Bills vs. New England Patriots: Full Report Card Grades for New England

    Although everyone said the right things during the week, the New England Patriots ' regular-season finale against the Buffalo Bills had a preseason feel to it. The Pats put forth a stultified effort, dropping their first home game of the year, 17-9..

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  23. Patriots Drop Meaningless 17-9 Season Finale to Bills

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  24. Orton, Bills Beat Disinterested Patriots 17-9

    Kyle Orton threw for one touchdown, Anthony Dixon ran for another and the Buffalo Bills finished their first winning season in 10 years with a 17-9 win over the going-through-the motions New England Patriots on Sunday...

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  25. Nate Solder Injury: Updates on Patriots Star's Knee and Return

    Nate Solder left New England's Week 17 game with a knee injury, but he has returned to practice as the Patriots prepare for the postseason. He is active against the Ravens . Continue for updates...

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