Ex-Patriots nose tackle Lester Williams dies at 58

/ Aug 18, 2017

Ex-Patriots nose tackle Lester Williams dies at 58

The New England Patriots said former nose tackle Lester Williams, who started in the franchise's first Super Bowl appearance during the 1985 season, has died. He was 58. The team said Williams died at home on Wednesday in Birmingham, Alabama. It did not give other ...

Texans, Patriots tune up with joint practice

/ Aug 16, 2017

Texans, Patriots tune up with joint practice

After missing 13 games last season following back surgery, J.J. Watt relishes any chance to compete. So Houston's star defensive end was positively giddy on Tuesday after he and the Texans had the first of two joint practices with Tom Brady and the New England ...

/ Apr 25, 2017

Hernandez family to receive copies of suicide notes

The family of former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez will gain access to three handwritten notes the former NFL player wrote before killing himself, a family attorney said Monday. Lawyer George Leontire said Bristol Superior Court in New Bedford, Massachusetts, ordered release of ...

Brady rebuffs Gisele's call to retire

/ Feb 8, 2017

Brady rebuffs Gisele's call to retire

New England Patriots star Tom Brady, the first quarterback to win five Super Bowl titles, says his supermodel wife, Gisele Bundchen, pleaded with him to retire after Sunday's championship victory. "If it was up to my wife, she would have me retire today. She told ...

Ryan, Quinn reflect on agonizing defeat

/ Feb 6, 2017

Ryan, Quinn reflect on agonizing defeat

Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan admitted his team was struggling to come to terms with its shattering Super Bowl loss on Sunday after the New England Patriots' remarkable comeback victory. The Falcons appeared to be surging to their first Super Bowl win after leading 28-3, ...

Goodell happy to give Brady trophy

/ Jan 26, 2017

Goodell happy to give Brady trophy

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell said Wednesday he would not be uncomfortable handing the Lombardi Trophy to quarterback Tom Brady if the New England Patriots win the Feb. 5 Super Bowl in Houston. Goodell, whose suspension of Brady for his role in deflating footballs used in ...

Brown apologizes for posting video

/ Jan 19, 2017

Brown apologizes for posting video

Antonio Brown insists he didn't mean to disrespect his coach or create a distraction when he livestreamed the raucous aftermath of the Pittsburgh Steelers' playoff win over the Kansas City Chiefs last week. The ever social media savvy Brown also didn't rule out doing it ...

Divisional playoff clashes set

/ Jan 14, 2017

Divisional playoff clashes set

The divisional round of the NFL playoffs has a familiar feel. All four of the matchups this weekend are rematches of regular-season games from this season. And Saturday's games feature coaches going against their former teams. Atlanta coach Dan Quinn spent four seasons with Seattle, including ...