New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski (87) lies injured on the field against the Denver Broncos as teammate tight end Scott Chandler (88) trees to help him up during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 29, 2015, in Denver. (AP Photo/Joe Mahoney)

Patriots look to clinch AFC East title

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, tight end Rob Gronkowski was injured late … 0

Perfect Patriots, Panthers remain 1-2

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

NEW YORK — The New England Patriots and the Carolina Panthers remained the league’s only unbeaten teams going into Week 12. Not surprisingly, both teams also retained the top spots in the latest AP Pro32 rankings on Tuesday. The Patriots received 10 of the 12 first-place votes in balloting by the 12 media … 0

With Amendola out, Brady could be lacking 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 the season, but Brady had his least efficient game yet, … 0

Patriots are again unanimous top dog

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

NEW YORK — No team has been able to knock off the Patriots so far this season The same holds true in the latest AP Pro32 power rankings released on Tuesday. For the second straight week, the Patriots … 0

Patriots’ RB Dion Lewis’ season over

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 … 0

Pats dump ’Skins, 27-10

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 … 0

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

Friday, November 6, 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 … 0

Brady likes what he sees from offensive line

Wednesday, November 4, 2015

FOXBOROUGH — 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 game … 0

Redskins know they’re big underdogs at Pats

Wednesday, November 4, 2015

ASHBURN, Va. — The Washington Redskins understand why few outsiders believe they can compete with the New England Patriots on Sunday. Washington has finished last in the NFC East eight of the past 11 seasons. New England is the NFL’s model franchise with six Super Bowl appearances and … 0

Patriots not overlooking struggling Washington

Tuesday, November 3, 2015

FOXBOROUGH — 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 he … 0

Patriots overcoming injuries on offensive line

Monday, November 2, 2015

FOXBOROUGH — 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 Belichick said on a media conference call on Monday. “It’s a … 0

Pats-Broncos: mega-matchup, 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 … 0

Pats taking out Deflategate wrath on rest of NFL

Friday, October 30, 2015

The New England Patriots are still ticked off. They’re taking it out on the rest of the NFL. Instead of being the scandal that brought down Belichick, Brady & Co., Deflategate turned out to be the fuel that … 0