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New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady  throws a pass as back-up quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo (10) watches during an NFL football practice in Foxborough, Mass., Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2015. The Patriots will travel to Dallas to face the Cowboys on Sunday. At rear left is offensive coordinator Josh McDaniel. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

Tom Brady, perfect Patriots visit Cowboys sans Tony Romo, Dez Bryant

Saturday, October 10, 2015

ARLINGTON, Texas — Tom Brady called it a “bummer” that New England was catching the Dallas Cowboys when they were missing Tony Romo and Dez Bryant. The star quarterback for the Patriots didn’t say it was a letdown, though. Big difference. “This team could easily be 4-0,” Brady said of the Cowboys (2-2), who instead have lost both full games …

Greg Hardy admonished by Cowboys for comments about Tom Brady’s wife

Thursday, October 8, 2015

Finally, there has been push back from the Cowboys regarding defensive end Greg Hardy’s controversial comments about New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady’s wife. Coach Jason Garrett said the situation was addressed with Hardy immediately following his interview on Tuesday when he made the comments. “Well we just addressed it immediately,” Garrett said. “That’s not how we want to operate as an organization, …

Patriots will try to stop Greg Hardy in lineman’s Dallas debut

Wednesday, October 7, 2015

FOXBOROUGH — Greg Hardy’s mouth is preceding his production. The Dallas Cowboys defensive end will return to the field on Sunday after serving a four-game suspension for roughing up his former girlfriend. His first opponent: The defending NFL champion New England Patriots, who are 3-0 under reigning Super Bowl MVP Tom Brady. And …

Party starter: Tom Brady throws 4 TDs, three to Gronk, in 28-21 season-opening win

Friday, September 11, 2015

FOXBOROUGH — It was as if Tom Brady never was away. Of course, he never really was, and with “Deflategate” behind him and the Patriots, the star quarterback was back to his unstoppable self. Brady threw for four …

Quartet of trophies on display at Patriots celebration

Thursday, September 10, 2015

FOXBOROUGH — Everything was in place for the New England Patriots to celebrate their fourth Super Bowl championship in the NFL opener. The four Vince Lombardi Trophies were on the field. A fourth banner was unveiled on the …

Pats fans find few friends in enemy territory for NFL opener

Thursday, September 10, 2015

CHICAGO — Patriots fans around the country are looking for sports bars where they won’t get booed out of the joint when glamour-boy quarterback Tom Brady gets rolling. What NFL fan outside of New England hasn’t faced a …

The public weighed in with ‘Deflategate’ judge before ruling

Wednesday, September 9, 2015

NEW YORK — A judge who lifted New England quarterback Tom Brady’s four-game “Deflategate” suspension last week got plenty of advice from the public before he ruled, including from a Nevada teacher who said her sixth graders thought Brady would be “plain stupid” if he couldn’t tell balls …

Patriots get to play football instead of talk about them

Wednesday, September 9, 2015

FOXBOROUGH — The New England Patriots’ fourth Super Bowl banner will be unveiled at Gillette Stadium on Thursday night. The fans will have their first chance to shower quarterback Tom Brady with adulation since a federal judge vacated …

Patriots players focus on Steelers, not other issues

Tuesday, September 8, 2015

FOXBOROUGH — There is always something when it comes to the New England Patriots. With “Deflategate” out of the way for the time being, “Spygate” has resurfaced following a published report of new allegations regarding secret videotaping nearly …

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell unwilling to give up final say in discipline process

Tuesday, September 8, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell is willing to lessen his role in the player discipline process, but he’s still reluctant to give up final say. Goodell told ESPN Radio on Tuesday morning the league resists …

After deflating summer, Patriots set to celebrate NFL title

Monday, September 7, 2015

FOXBOROUGH — Tom Brady will start at quarterback on Thursday night, when the New England Patriots raise their fourth Super Bowl banner before the season opener against the Pittsburgh Steelers. That’s not more probable than not. That’s a …

Steelers face challenge against Brady, Patriots on the road

Sunday, September 6, 2015

PITTSBURGH — The Pittsburgh Steelers have had their struggles against New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady in Foxborough. The four-time Super Bowl winner has led the Patriots to three lopsided home victories against Pittsburgh and he’s looking for …

Brady breaks silence, wants to move on from ‘Deflategate’

Sunday, September 6, 2015

FOXBOROUGH — Patriots quarterback Tom Brady just wants to move on. Making his first public comments since the “Deflategate” court ruling, Brady said he is focused on preparing for Thursday’s game against Pittsburgh. He also recognized his family, …