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New England Patriots defensive end Dominique Easley, center, tackles Buffalo Bills quarterback Tyrod Taylor, right, as he releases a pass during the first half of an NFL football game, Monday, Nov. 23, 2015, in Foxborough, Mass. Patriots' Tavon Wilson (27) looks to defend on the play. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

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 members who regularly cover the league. The … 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

Rex is vexed by unbeaten Patriots

Sunday, November 22, 2015

FOXBOROUGH — It’s over. So says Buffalo coach Rex Ryan, who conceded the AFC East to the undefeated New England Patriots this week even though the Bills — and everyone else in the division — still have a mathematical chance to catch the Super Bowl champions. “They are going to win the division,” he said this week as the Bills prepared for a … 0

No losses, no changes in top 5, as Patriots locked in at No. 1

Tuesday, October 27, 2015

NEW YORK — No losses, no changes among the NFL’s five remaining unbeaten teams in the latest AP Pro32 power rankings, with the New England Patriots again leading the way. The Patriots collected nine first-place votes and 381 … 0

Brady, Pats a stiff test for Dolphins’ D

Tuesday, October 27, 2015

This resurgent Dolphins defense has a lot of reasons to feel good about itself after producing 10 sacks, three interceptions and two defensive touchdowns in Dan Campbell’s first two weeks as interim coach. But what awaits Thursday in … 0

NFL: Judge’s ruling in favor of Brady was ‘unfathomable’

Monday, October 26, 2015

NEW YORK — NFL lawyers told a federal appeals court in Manhattan on Monday that it was “unfathomable” that a judge could decide to lift New England quarterback Tom Brady’s four-game suspension in the “Deflategate” controversy. The lawyers … 0

Brady, Patriots repel J-e-t-s, 30-23

Sunday, October 25, 2015

FOXBOROUGH — The fourth quarter started just in time for Tom Brady to overcome some early drops and lead the Patriots on a comeback. And it ended just in time for New England to hold on for a … 0

Ridley eager for possible return vs. Patriots

Thursday, October 22, 2015

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. — It has been over a year since Stevan Ridley last cradled a football in a game. It’s also the last time he openly wept on the sideline. On Oct. 12, 2014, the then-New England running back took a handoff from Tom Brady late in … 0

Revis returns as an enemy — again

Wednesday, October 21, 2015

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. — The last time Darrelle Revis walked off the field at Gillette Stadium, he heard cheers while helping the New England Patriots reach the Super Bowl. He returns to Foxborough on Sunday, but this time, … 0

Colts’ fake punt among NFL’s dumbest plays

Tuesday, October 20, 2015

The Colts’ attempt to fool the Patriots with a fake punt Sunday night only made Indianapolis look foolish. It might not have been the dumbest call or execution of a play in NFL history, but it certainly ranks … 0

Unbeatens face big tests next 2 weeks

Tuesday, October 20, 2015

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — The knock on both the Packers and Broncos, 6-0 teams with byes this weekend before their showdown in Denver on Nov. 1, is that they’ve fattened up on the league’s bottom-feeders. That argument could be … 0

Jets take low-key approach to Pats game

Monday, October 19, 2015

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. — This is the week you could count on, at least twice an NFL season, to hear some pretty good trash talk all the way from New York to Boston. Yep, it’s Jets-Patriots. Bad blood, … 0

Pagano needs to question himself on weird punt play

Monday, October 19, 2015

“Why’d you snap that?” Chuck Pagano demanded when wide receiver Griff Whalen plodded to the sideline following one of the wackiest botched gadget plays in NFL history. “Why’d we try that?” is what the Indianapolis coach should be … 0