1. Patriots Weren't Crazy, Statistics Defend Choice to Kick in Overtime

    Hindsight can be a bully. Back in 2002, Detroit Lions head coach Marty Mornhinweg famously opted to kick off to start overtime in a game against the Chicago Bears , leading almost directly to a game-winning Chicago field goal...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 11 months ago 36,572 reads 105 comments

  2. Tom Brady Comments on Peyton Manning After Al Jazeera Doping Report

    New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady said Peyton Manning has his "full support" amid allegations the Denver Broncos signal-caller received shipments of performance-enhancing drugs...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 11 months ago 48,963 reads 110 comments

  3. Patriots' Coin Toss Woes Least of Concerns for New England Heading into Playoffs

    Bill Belichick must be so mad he wants to kick something. A miscommunication between New England Patriots special teams captain Matthew Slater and referee Clete Blakeman led ...

    Ty Schalter Written by Ty Schalter about 11 months ago 140,828 reads 139 comments

  4. New England Patriots' War on Injuries Threatening Playoff Hopes

    For the next week, we'll hear a lot of debate about whether the New England Patriots and head coach Bill Belichick made the right call by electing to kick in overtime instead of receive when they won the coin toss...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 11 months ago 26,208 reads 62 comments

  5. Patriots vs. Jets: New England Grades, Notes and Quotes

    Despite looking as outmatched as they've been all year for long stretches, the New England Patriots nearly completed their largest comeback of the season...

    Sterling Xie Written by Sterling Xie about 11 months ago 5,560 reads 17 comments

  6. Bill Belichick, Matthew Slater Speak on Decision to Kick Off in OT vs. N.Y. Jets

    The New England Patriots made an unusual decision to kick off in overtime during Sunday's 26-20 loss to the New York Jets , but the men who made the call stood by it afterward...

    Matt Fitzgerald Written by Matt Fitzgerald about 11 months ago 41,413 reads 37 comments

  7. Sebastian Vollmer Injury: Updates on Patriots OT's Leg and Return

    New England Patriots offensive tackle Sebastian Vollmer had been out since he suffered a leg injury in Week 16 against the New York Jets . He is ready to return against the Kansas City Chiefs in the AFC divisional round...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 11 months ago 21,231 reads 21 comments

  8. Leonard Hankerson Released by Patriots: Latest Details, Comments and Reaction

    Ten days after Leonard Hankerson was claimed off waivers from the Atlanta Falcons by the New England Patriots , the AFC East champions decided to cut ties with the 26-year-old wide receiver...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 11 months ago 10,812 reads 10 comments

  9. Patriots vs. Jets: What's the Game Plan for New England?

    After a two-game losing streak put home-field advantage in jeopardy, the New England Patriots have since bounced back nicely with two breezy wins over AFC South competition...

    Sterling Xie Written by Sterling Xie about 11 months ago 16,045 reads 8 comments

  10. Patriots Cobbling Together Backfield, but Offense Still Runs Through Tom Brady

    The New England Patriots will take the field with a pizza boy at running back if they have to. Tom Brady, like any quarterback, benefits from an efficient running game that can keep the offense on schedule...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 12 months ago 8,541 reads 12 comments

  11. Patriots vs. Jets: Full New England Game Preview

    The New England Patriots have arrived at their next checkpoint en route to Santa Clara on Feb. 7. With a win over the New York Jets at MetLife Stadium this Sunday, the Pats will ...

    Sterling Xie Written by Sterling Xie about 12 months ago 7,552 reads 7 comments

  12. New England Patriots Week 16 Stock Report

    The New England Patriots entered Week 15 with a straight path to the AFC's No. 1 seed. With their 33-16 victory over the Tennessee Titans , the path remains clear...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 12 months ago 2,689 reads 0 comments

  13. New England Patriots vs. New York Jets: Betting Odds, Analysis, NFL Pick

    New England, as it does with all of its divisional rivals, owns the upper hand as of late over the Jets , winning eight of the last nine meetings straight up...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by OddsShark.com about 12 months ago 12,935 reads 0 comments

  14. Biggest Takeaways from New England Patriots' Week 15 Win

    The bye is in the bag. With the New England Patriots ' 33-16 victory over the Tennessee Titans in Week 15, New England has earned a week of rest between the regular season and the postseason, marking the sixth consecutive time it has done so...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 12 months ago 11,392 reads 12 comments

  15. Bill Belichick Comments on Patriots Possibly Resting Players for Final 2 Weeks

    The New England Patriots are 12-2 and clinched a first-round bye in the playoffs for the sixth straight season after their 33-16 victory over the Tennessee Titans in Week 15...

    Mike Norris Written by Mike Norris about 12 months ago 14,468 reads 43 comments

  16. NFL Files Final Appeal of Decision to Overturn Tom Brady's Deflategate Case

    On Monday, the Deflategate scandal came one step closer to its conclusion. According to ESPN.com , the NFL filed its final brief in response to U.S. District Court Judge Richard M...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 12 months ago 9,083 reads 78 comments

  17. What Can the Patriots Expect from Newly Signed RB Steven Jackson?

    Running back Steven Jackson is back in the NFL with the New England Patriots . Will he be their playoff starter? Is Jackson still in game shape? Watch as Adam Lefkoe ...

    Team Stream Now Written by Team Stream Now about 12 months ago 7,242 reads 12 comments

  18. Steven Jackson to Patriots: Latest Contract Details, Comments and Reaction

    Steven Jackson is no longer a free agent. The veteran running back has agreed to a deal with the New England Patriots , the team announced on Dec. 22...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 12 months ago 87,138 reads 160 comments

  19. Patriots Clinch NFL Playoff Bye for 6th Straight Season: Comments and Reaction

    Just in case you needed another reminder the New England Patriots are good at football, Around the NFL shared this stat Sunday highlighting their AFC domination: It's ...

    Mike Norris Written by Mike Norris about 12 months ago 15,178 reads 63 comments

  20. Injury-Riddled Patriots Have Two Hurdles Left in Pursuit of No. 1 Seed

    The New England Patriots just can't seem to win a game without suffering some kind of loss. They came out of Week 15 with a 33-16 win over the Tennessee Titans , but they suffered a few more key injuries along the way...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 12 months ago 24,977 reads 37 comments

  21. Titans vs. Patriots: New England Grades, Notes and Quotes

    After a best-case scenario Week 14, the New England Patriots held control of their own destiny for home-field advantage throughout the postseason...

    Sterling Xie Written by Sterling Xie about 12 months ago 8,625 reads 17 comments

  22. Danny Amendola Injury: Updates on Patriots WR's Knee and Return

    New England Patriots wide receiver Danny Amendola suffered a knee injury in Week 15 against the Tennessee Titans and missed Week 16 against the New York Jets . However, he is ready to play...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 12 months ago 62,553 reads 76 comments

  23. Tom Brady Illness: Updates on Patriots Star's Status and Return

    Tom Brady is dealing with an illness but won't miss any time because of it. Continue for updates. Brady Active for Week 15 Sunday, Dec...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 12 months ago 82,839 reads 180 comments

  24. Taking Stock of the New England Patriots' Injuries

    Every team endures injuries every year, but few teams persevere through as many key injuries as the New England Patriots have suffered this season...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 12 months ago 10,391 reads 19 comments

  25. Titans vs. Patriots: Full New England Game Preview

    After a rare losing streak, the New England Patriots got their act together last week in a reassuring three-touchdown win over the Houston Texans ...

    Sterling Xie Written by Sterling Xie about 12 months ago 5,447 reads 17 comments