Patriots

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

Pats rally to stun Browns

Sunday, December 8, 2013

FOXBOROUGH — Nearly everything had to go right for Tom Brady and the New England Patriots to pull off their latest comeback. Just about everything did. Brady threw two touchdown passes and the Cleveland Browns committed two critical … 0

Pats try to clinch East vs. Gordon, Cleveland

Friday, December 6, 2013

FOXBOROUGH — No matter who throws to him, Josh Gordon puts up big numbers. Whether it’s Brian Hoyer, Jason Campbell or Brandon Weeden at quarterback for the Cleveland Browns, Gordon produces. Against the New England Patriots on Sunday, … 0

Patriots longshot Develin never gave up

Thursday, December 5, 2013

FOXBOROUGH — The fullback with the Ivy League engineering degree wouldn’t be stopped. James Develin kept moving his legs after being knocked back on his leap with the ball at the 1. More than half the defenders hit … 0

Patriots’ offense surges in second half

Monday, December 2, 2013

FOXBOROUGH — It takes the New England Patriots a while to get their offense going. Then the second half starts and Tom Brady’s attack is very tough to stop. The Patriots (9-3) have outscored their last two opponents … 0

Patriots rally for 34-31 victory over Texans

Sunday, December 1, 2013

HOUSTON — Tom Brady was glad to escape Houston with a win. He would have been much happier if his New England Patriots didn’t have to overcome another first-half deficit to do it. Brady threw for 371 yards … 0

East-leading Pat s visit struggling Texans

Friday, November 29, 2013

HOUSTON — When Tom Brady looks at the Houston Texans, he doesn’t see one of the worst teams in the league that has lost nine games in a row. Instead, the New England quarterback sees the league’s No. … 0

Patient Patriots stormed back, 34-31

Monday, November 25, 2013

FOXBOROUGH — The Patriots trailed 24-0. They had to pretend it was 0-0. It worked. Drive after successful drive, New England chipped away at that halftime deficit, stopped the NFL’s best offense and stunned the Denver Broncos 34-31 … 0

Manning’s struggles continue in the cold

Monday, November 25, 2013

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — Red-faced and bundled on the sideline in a parka and stocking cap, Peyton Manning looked nothing the part of the cold-weather quarterback. From a numbers perspective, he isn’t. His 19-for-36, 150-yard performance in a 6-degree … 0

Broncos-Pats focus on each other, not hype

Friday, November 22, 2013

FOXBOROUGH — Peyton Manning vs. Tom Brady. Denver Broncos vs. New England Patriots. All in front of a prime-time audience. A marquee matchup, for sure. But for the players and coaches, tonight’s game is just another obstacle on … 0

Brady, Manning meet again

Thursday, November 21, 2013

FOXBOROUGH — Tom Brady and Peyton Manning have six MVP awards between them in the regular season. They have three more in the Super Bowl. On Sunday night, two of the NFL’s greatest quarterbacks will meet for the … 0