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

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

Pats get to play football instead of talk about them

Wednesday, September 9, 2015

FOXBOROUGH — The New England Patriots’ fourth Super Bowl banner will be unveiled at Gillette Stadium tonight. The fans will have their first chance to shower quarterback Tom Brady with adulation since a federal judge vacated the four-game … 0

Patriots players are focused on Steelers, not distractions

Tuesday, September 8, 2015

FOXBOROUGH — There’s always something when it comes to the New England Patriots. With “Deflategate” out of the way for the time being, “Spygate” has resurfaced following a published report of new allegations regarding secret videotaping nearly eight … 0