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FILE - In this Dec. 22, 2013, file photo, Philadelphia Eagles' Patrick Chung follows the action during the second half of an NFL football game against the Chicago Bears in Philadelphia. Patriots have signed Chung on Thursday, April 3, 0214, after spending last season with the Eagles. He had played his previous four seasons with New England after being drafted in the second round in 2009. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)

Patriots sign old mate, safety Patrick Chung

Thursday, April 3, 2014

FOXBOROUGH — Safety Patrick Chung is back with the New England Patriots as the latest addition to their rebuilt secondary. After one season with the Philadelphia Eagles, Chung signed on Thursday with the team that drafted him in the second round in 2009. “I’m glad to be back. It’s like family here. It feels like home,” Chung said in a conference call. “I love the fans, love the coaches, love the environment, love the city.” The Patriots already have added free agent cornerbacks Darrelle Revis and Brandon Browner and have a vacancy at starting safety after releasing Steve Gregory. Safety Devin McCourty and cornerback Alfonzo … 0

Patriots, Broncos still fighting for AFC supremacy

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — Two months after meeting in the AFC championship, the Denver Broncos and New England Patriots are squaring off in the wine and dine game. They’ve been the conference’s most aggressive teams in trying to upgrade their rosters in free agency. After watching Seattle win the Super Bowl, both Denver and … 0

Patriots announce Revis signing

Monday, March 17, 2014

FOXBOROUGH — Darrelle Revis says at least 26 teams called after he was released by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. He chose the team whose coach he once called a “jerk.” The New England Patriots announced Monday the signing of the three-time All-Pro cornerback who used that description of Bill Belichick in a word … 0

Edelman stays with Patriots

Sunday, March 16, 2014

FOXBOROUGH — Wide receiver Julian Edelman says he’s glad to be returning to the New England Patriots after a surprising breakout season. Edelman became a free agent last week, but a post on his Twitter account said, “Foxboro is home. Excited to be back.” The Patriots don’t always … 0

Patriots sign suspended Browner to 3-year deal

Friday, March 14, 2014

Suspended former Seattle cornerback Brandon Browner said on Friday that he has agreed to a contract with the New England Patriots, giving the AFC East champions another potent defender in pass coverage. A day after representatives for Darrelle Revis confirmed that the three-time All Pro would be joining … 0

Revis, other big names on the move

Thursday, March 13, 2014

Darrelle Revis and Darren Sproles found landing spots in the Northeast. Now Steve Smith and James Harrison look for new NFL homes. Revis’ stay in Tampa Bay was short, and he might not be in New England much … 0

Patriots snap up Revis

Thursday, March 13, 2014

Sure, it stinks. Yes, it will be annoying for Jets’ fans to see him twice next season in a Patriots uniform. And yes, it would have been an unexpected treat to see Darrelle Revis back in New York, if for no other reason than to see the Jets … 0

Overachieving, injured Pats fall short of goal

Monday, January 20, 2014

FOXBOROUGH — With too many injuries and too few receivers, the New England Patriots’ season is over two wins shy of a Super Bowl championship. They may have overachieved with rookies and unproven free agents playing key roles, … 0

Pats, Broncos overcame plenty of obstacles

Friday, January 17, 2014

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — Embarrassing headlines. Sidelined superstars. Retooled offenses. Shredded defenses. It’s a wonder the New England Patriots and Denver Broncos made it this far. Bill Belichick’s smarts and Tom Brady’s tenacity always seems to trump tribulation. This … 0

Welker can’t (or won’t) pick between Manning, Brady

Thursday, January 16, 2014

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — He traded Picasso for Michelangelo. Or maybe it was the other way around. While John Elway famously said he had no Plan B when he signed Peyton Manning in 2012, Wes Welker certainly had one … 0

McDaniels tries to stick dagger in Broncos

Thursday, January 16, 2014

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — For a brief time, Josh McDaniels was a celebrity in Denver and he played the part with gusto — running to the corner of the stadium after his first signature win and pumping his fists … 0

Bruising Blount leads Patriots vs. Broncos

Wednesday, January 15, 2014

FOXBOROUGH — Check out the video of LeGarrette Blount. Not the one of him punching an opponent at a college game. Or the one showing him smacking an NFL teammate during a preseason practice. Try these: Blount returning … 0

Patriots secondary ready for rematch with Broncos, Manning

Tuesday, January 14, 2014

FOXBOROUGH — The Denver Broncos tried to beat the New England Patriots less than two months ago by running the ball. It didn’t work. With a Super Bowl berth at stake in Sunday’s rematch, Peyton Manning figures to … 0