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Tom Brady says despite no matchup, he still respects Peyton Manning

Wednesday, November 25, 2015

FOXBOROUGH (AP) — Tom Brady is too busy concerning himself with what he calls “the best defense in the NFL” to spend much time thinking about missing another matchup with Peyton Manning. That’s not keeping the New England Patriots quarterback from tipping his helmet to his long-time adversary. “There’s nobody that has more respect for Peyton than me, outside of probably his parents, his brother,” Brady said Wednesday. “If anybody …

With Danny Amendola out, Patriots QB Tom Brady could be hurting for targets

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

FOXBOROUGH — Tom Brady is running out of receivers. Two more New England pass-catchers — Aaron Dobson and Danny Amendola — left Monday night’s game with injuries, leaving Brady to fill in with backups, running backs and a Gronk. The Patriots held on to beat the Buffalo Bills 20-13 and remain undefeated for …

Patriots improve to 10-0, beat Bills 20-13

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

FOXBOROUGH — Tom Brady called out Rex Ryan and then he beat the Bills — again. After shouting the name of the Buffalo coach as an audible, Brady led New England to a 20-13 victory over the Bills on Monday night and kept the defending Super Bowl champions on course for their second …

For Tom Brady, facing Giants could bring back bad memories

Wednesday, November 11, 2015

Here’s the closest Tom Brady will come to admitting that two Super Bowl losses to the New York Giants still bother him: “I’d much rather have won them than lost them.” The Patriots quarterback dismissed questions about whether …

Patriots put running back Dion Lewis on injured reserve

Monday, November 9, 2015

FOXBOROUGH — The New England Patriots have put running back Dion Lewis on injured reserve, ending his season one day after a serious injury to his left knee in a win over Washington. Team officials announced the move …

In AFC East, Patriots cruising toward yet another title

Monday, November 9, 2015

NEW YORK — The race is on in the AFC East — for second place. As usual. Tom Brady and the undefeated New England Patriots appear well on their way to running away their seventh straight division title …

Talib loses his cool and costs Broncos shot at win

Monday, November 9, 2015

Aqib Talib turned Denver’s dominant defense into a Three Stooges routine, and now he’ll sit out a game as a result. The Pro Bowl cornerback lost his cool and cost the Broncos a shot at staying unbeaten with …

Quick start propels perfect Patriots to 27-10 win over Redskins

Sunday, November 8, 2015

FOXBOROUGH — It was a little more than 10 minutes into the game and the score was already lopsided. New England touchdowns: 2. Washington total plays from scrimmage: 1. Julian Edelman and LeGarrette Blount had already scored by …

Halfway to 16-0? Patriots can get there by beating Redskins

Saturday, November 7, 2015

If Tom Brady and the New England Patriots can get past the visiting Washington Redskins on Sunday — and the reigning Super Bowl champions are roughly two-touchdown favorites — they will get to 8-0, halfway to another perfect …

Judge rejects bid from ex-Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez player to toss evidence

Friday, November 6, 2015

BOSTON — A judge rejected a request Friday from Aaron Hernandez to invalidate a search warrant that led police to seize a vehicle they say the former New England Patriots player was driving when he allegedly shot two men in 2012. Hernandez has pleaded not guilty in the …

Tom Brady likes what he sees from offensive line

Wednesday, November 4, 2015

FOXBOROUGH (AP) — Despite scoring 36 points in their rout of the Miami Dolphins last Thursday night, Tom Brady says his undefeated New England Patriots could have done more on offense. A scary thought. “I think after every …

Patriots not overlooking struggling Redskins

Tuesday, November 3, 2015

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP)— The New England Patriots are experienced with not overlooking any opponent regardless of the records coming into a game. “That’s for sure. I’m sure (coach) Bill (Belichick) will put you in the right place if …

Patriots overcoming injuries on offensive line

Monday, November 2, 2015

FOXBOROUGH (AP) — The revolving door that has been the New England offensive line has more than held its own in helping the Patriots win their first seven games of the season. “It’s a hard-working group,” coach Bill …