Pats get solid QB play against Eagles

Aug 16, 2014

Pats get solid QB play against Eagles

Tom Brady dove in vain at Cary Williams as the Eagles cornerback returned an interception for a touchdown on the opening series. Then the turnovers went in the Patriots direction. New England scored touchdowns on three of the four that Philadelphia committed, and the ...

New murder charges for Hernandez

May 16, 2014

New murder charges for Hernandez

Former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez ambushed and gunned down two men after a chance encounter inside a nightclub nearly two years ago, prosecutors said Thursday in an indictment that places the gun in his hands weeks before he signed a five-year, ...

Pats select quarterback Garoppolo

May 10, 2014

Pats select quarterback Garoppolo

With Tom Brady set to turn 37 in August, New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick said his team got a bit of a jump on the future by taking quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo in the second round of the NFL draft Friday night. “The situation ...

May 6, 2014

Veteran DE Will Smith joins Patriots

Free agent defensive end Will Smith has signed with the New England Patriots. The move became official on Monday. The 32-year-old veteran of 10 NFL seasons with New Orleans was a first-round draft pick out of Ohio State in 2004. He’s played in 139 ...

Manning guides Broncos past Pats, into Super Bowl XLVIII

Jan 20, 2014

Manning guides Broncos past Pats, into Super Bowl XLVIII

Peyton Manning stuffed the football into his helmet and handed it to an equipment man for safekeeping. The connection: Flawless, as usual. The keepsake: Certainly one he’ll want to hang on to. The Broncos quarterback had an answer for everyone Sunday — from Tom ...

Blount, Pats run over Colts

Jan 12, 2014

Blount, Pats run over Colts

LeGarrette Blount ran the Patriots into their third straight AFC Championship Game. The 113-kg back had four touchdown runs and New England kept Andrew Luck from a second straight comeback victory, beating the Indianapolis Colts 43-22 on Saturday night. Blount scored on three 2-yard ...

Family of murder victim sues Hernandez

Dec 18, 2013

Family of murder victim sues Hernandez

Former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez has been sued by the family of a man he’s accused of killing while police investigate the death of another person on the periphery of that case. The wrongful-death lawsuit was filed Monday in Superior Court ...

Brady not holding back on field

Nov 30, 2013

Brady not holding back on field

Tom Brady opened his eyes wide, roared and shook his upper body in celebration. The cool quarterback went a little crazy. Brady had just thrown a touchdown pass to Rob Gronkowski and jogged to the end zone. Face-to-face with the excitable tight end, he ...

Patriots win overtime thriller

Nov 25, 2013

Patriots win overtime thriller

The final error in a game filled with mistakes helped the New England Patriots to a stunning comeback win. Stephen Gostkowski kicked a 31-yard field goal in overtime after a misplayed punt return by Denver, lifting the Patriots to a 34-31 victory over the ...

Manning, Brady to duel

Nov 23, 2013

Manning, Brady to duel

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 14th time. But there’s a new twist. One ...

Panthers hold off Patriots

Nov 19, 2013

Panthers hold off Patriots

As the Carolina Panthers celebrated their sixth straight win, Tom Brady and the New England Patriots were left wondering why a penalty that could have saved them on the final play was wiped out. Cam Newton threw a 25-yard touchdown pass to Ted Ginn ...