Fans cheer on New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski (87) as he is carted off the field after being injured against the Denver Broncos, Sunday, Nov. 29, 2015, in Denver. The Broncos defeated the Patriots 30-24. (AP Photo/Joe Mahoney)

Phew! Gronk only has bone bruise, knee sprain

Tuesday, December 1, 2015

FOXBOROUGH — Rob Gronkowski suffered a bone bruise and sprain of his right knee during the New England Patriots’ 30-24 overtime loss to the Denver Broncos on Sunday night. The tight end will be evaluated on a weekly basis and there is no timetable for his return. “During Sunday night’s game, Rob Gronkowski sustained a bone bruise/sprain of his right … 0

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, … 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

Hicks’ arduous journey lands him with Patriots

Monday, October 5, 2015

FOXBOROUGH — Akiem Hicks’ long and winding road has brought him to the undefeated New England Patriots. “I’ve got a little bit of a past,” said the 25-year-old Hicks, acquired from the Saints during New England’s bye week. “I went from school in Louisiana to school in Canada … 0

Pats start has fans whispering about another 16-0 season

Thursday, October 1, 2015

FOXBOROUGH — This is not 2007. Sure, the NFL has found the New England Patriots guilty of cheating and punished them — again. And, true, they are off to a quick start, opening this season with three consecutive … 0

Brady: Trump remark taken out of context

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

BOSTON — New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady says his comments that he hopes Donald Trump will win the presidency were taken out of context and an example of why he tries to say as little as possible … 0

Pats kicker makes 425th straight PAT, still going

Monday, September 28, 2015

FOXBOROUGH — Ryan Allen didn’t punt at all in the New England Patriots’ 51-17 victory over the Jacksonville Jaguars. That doesn’t mean he had the day off. As the holder for placekicker Stephen Gostkowski, Allen got plenty of … 0

Pats bury Jags

Sunday, September 27, 2015

FOXBOROUGH — Tom Brady and Stephen Gostkowksi picked up some more milestones. The New England Patriots picked up another lopsided win. Brady threw for two touchdowns, including the 400th of his career, to help the defending Super Bowl … 0

Brady looking for 400th TD pass vs. Jags

Friday, September 25, 2015

FOXBOROUGH — Touchdown No. 1 went to Terry Glenn, when Tom Brady was a recently promoted understudy and the New England Patriots had yet to win their first Super Bowl. Brady’s 399th TD pass came 14 seasons later … 0

Brady torches Bills

Sunday, September 20, 2015

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. — Tom Brady was a buzzkill in Buffalo once again. In silencing a raucous crowd and exposing Bills coach Rex Ryan’s brash talk for bluster, Brady threw three touchdowns and 466 yards passing — the … 0

Ryan-coached Bills eager to take on Brady-led Pats

Thursday, September 17, 2015

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. — The Bills were putting the finishing touches on a season-opening win over Indianapolis, when fans began looking forward to Buffalo’s next opponent: New England. “We want Brady!” they began chanting during a 27-14 victory … 0

Bills spill their dislike of rival Patriots

Wednesday, September 16, 2015

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. — Defensive tackle Marcell Dareus and the Buffalo Bills really don’t like the New England Patriots. And they’re not afraid to say it. “Don’t nobody like the Patriots,” Dareus said. “Let’s just be honest about … 0

Overjoyed Brady: ‘All football, it’s been great’

Wednesday, September 16, 2015

FOXBOROUGH — Tom Brady is glad to have things back to normal as he prepares for his second game since having his four-game NFL suspension overturned by a federal judge. “Yes. It’s been nice,” he said Wednesday. “All … 0