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Fans cheer on New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski (87) as he is carted off the field after being injured against the Denver Broncos, Sunday, Nov. 29, 2015, in Denver. The Broncos defeated the Patriots 30-24. (AP Photo/Joe Mahoney)

Patrionts tight end Rob Gronkowski has bone bruise, knee sprain

Tuesday, December 1, 2015

FOXBOROUGH — Rob Gronkowski suffered a bone bruise and sprain of his right knee during the New England Patriots’ 30-24 overtime loss to the Denver Broncos on Sunday night. The tight end will be evaluated on a weekly basis and there is no timetable for his return. “During Sunday night’s game, Rob Gronkowski sustained a bone bruise/sprain of his right …

Eagles hopeful to have QB Sam Bradford against Patriots

Tuesday, December 1, 2015

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia Eagles are hopeful quarterback Sam Bradford can return to action as the team takes a three-game losing streak on the road to face the New England Patriots. Bradford, who suffered a concussion and an injury to the AC joint in his left shoulder in the team’s 20-19 loss …

No longer perfect, Patriots look to clinch top playoff spot

Monday, November 30, 2015

FOXBOROUGH — At least New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick doesn’t have to answer — or, more precisely, not answer — questions about an undefeated season anymore. The Patriots’ quest for a second perfect regular season came to an end Sunday night with a 30-24 overtime loss to the Denver Broncos. What’s worse, …

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 …

Patriots-Broncos could be a perfect matchup, and a tough ticket

Monday, November 2, 2015

DENVER — The chances of New England and Denver both being 10-0 when they meet later this month: Not such a longshot. The odds of getting tickets for an historic matchup like that: Start saving now. The Broncos …

Patriots RB Dion Lewis jukes his way into big play

Friday, October 30, 2015

FOXBOROUGH — New England Patriots defensive lineman Chandler Jones was impressed with Dion Lewis and wanted the entire locker room to know it. Walking past a crowd of reporters after the Patriots’ 36-7 victory over the Miami Dolphins …