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Missing time will hit Gronk in the wallet

Source | 9 hrs ago.

For the second straight year, the Patriots gave tight end Rob Gronkowski a contractual adjustment that hinges exclusively on playing and producing. The news that Gronk didn’t fly with his teammates to Chicago and could miss Sunday’s game against the Bears due to ankle and/or back injury will impact his earnings, in two ways. First, he won’t e

Rob Gronkowski not on Patriots’ flight to Chicago

Source | 9 hrs ago.

Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski didn’t make the team’s trip to Chicago for Sunday’s game against the Bears. Gronk wasn’t on the team flight because of the back injury he’s been nursing, according to multiple reports. Gronkowski has also been dealing with an ankle injury, but it appears to be the back injury that kept him from making the

Josh Gordon beginning to develop the right chemistry with Tom Brady

Source | 9 hrs ago.

CHICAGO -- You can look at completions, yards and touchdowns. You can look at snap counts. You can look at target numbers.It's hard, though, to get a good grip on just how in sync a quarterback and his receiver are until you watch them. For Tom Brady

Giants like video of Julian Edelman saying he hates the Dodgers

Source | 18 hrs ago.

Julian Edelman has become a star wide receiver for the New England Patriots, but he will always stay true to his Bay Area roots. Edelman has naturally become a Boston Red Sox fan and will be cheering for them in the World Series. He also has a dream scenario

Bears' Khalil Mack practices but questionable for Patriots

Source | 1 day ago.

Bears linebacker Khalil Mack must wait until just before game time to learn if he gets a chance to rush New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady at Soldier Field. Mack played through an ankle injury in Chicago's last game, a 31-28 loss to Miami. Mack is listed as questionable for Sunday.

Numbers explain how Julian Edelman has transformed the Patriots' offense

Source | 2 days ago.

When Julian Edelman got back to work after serving his four-game suspension, the assumption was that the Patriots offense would change. Now after two games with Edelman in the fold -- games in which the Patriots have scored 38 and 43 points, respectively -- we have a better sense for the types of packages the Patriots have turned to more frequently

Brady to Gronkowski: 'We could play forever'

Source | 3 days ago.

Tom Brady is 41 years old. He's in his 19th professional season. Rob Gronkowski is 29 and in his ninth season. But he's already suffered enough injuries for a lifetime. There has been speculation for years about how long Brady is going to continue playing

Chiefs' Mahomes-to-Hill connection setting NFL ablaze

Source | 3 days ago.

Patrick Mahomes and Tyreek Hill have already developed such a strong rapport six games into their partnership that the Chiefs' quarterback has delivered passes to him just about every way possible. Then there was last Sunday night in New England, when Mahomes rolled to his left and appeared to be trying to find Kareem Hunt, only for Hill to swoop

Patrick Mahomes weighs in on whether Tyreek Hill is the best receiver in the NFL

Source | 3 days ago.

One of the biggest questions emerging in the aftermath of Sunday night’s 43-40 shootout between the Patriots and Chiefs is whether Tyreek Hill already is the best receiver in the game. On Wednesday, his quarterback addressed the debate sparked by a comment made on Monday’s PFT Live by Chris Simms. “Yeah, to me he’s definitely the most explo

Why Do NFL Defenses Stink?

Source | 3 days ago.

Bill Belichick wore a look of disgust and bewilderment, like he smelled something bad but couldn’t quite tell where it was coming from. It was late in the fourth quarter of Sunday night’s showdown between the top two teams in the AFC, and the Chiefs had just completed their comeback, evening the score at 40 with a one-play, 12-second drive that

McCarthy knows Packers have to improve for post-bye stretch

Source | 3 days ago.

''It was important to win the game on so many different fronts,'' McCarthy said on Tuesday, a day after his team's 33-30 win over San Francisco. At 3-2-1, all three of the Packers' victories have come at home, along with a Week 2 tie with NFC North rival Minnesota. With post-bye games at the Los Angeles Rams (6-0) and New England Patriots (4-

Belichick sees “carryover” from Chiefs to Bears offenses

Source | 4 days ago.

Following a Thursday night game against the Colts, Patriots coach Bill Belichick had extra time to get ready for the Chiefs. Which became extra time to get ready for the Bears, who are coached by former Chiefs offensive coordinator Matt Nagy. “It’s different but there’s certainly some carryover,” Belichick told reporters on Tuesday.

When Patriots need a big play, it's Brady to Gronk

Source | 4 days ago.

When the going gets tough, Tom Brady goes to Rob Gronkowski. The Patriots tight end had only three catches against the Chiefs on Sunday night, but he had big gains on each of the team's final two drives to help New England beat previously undefeated Kansas City 43-40. Gronkowski had a 42-yard catch and run to start a drive with under four minutes

Patriots offense aces test, defense…not so much

Source | 4 days ago.

FOXBORO - The Patriots knew what their plan would be against the Chiefs, both offensively and defensively. Offensively they didn't see much, if anything, they weren't expecting and it showed. They ran it when and where they wanted to. Power out of their

Patriots Fans Spray Beer And Flip Bird At Chiefs Star Tyreek Hill

Source | 4 days ago.

After Kansas City Chiefs speedster Tyreek Hill stung the New England Patriots with his third touchdown reception Sunday, he ran through the end zone to the stands at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Massachusetts. The Patriots said the fan who allegedly tossed the beer has been identified by security and the matter was turned over to law enforcement

Patrick Mahomes, after first loss as starter: “I have to keep slinging it”

Source | 4 days ago.

Patrick Mahomes did something last night he hadn’t done as a starter. After halftime, he threw four touchdown passes to lead them back to a 40-40 tie with the Patriots, only to watch Tom Brady do what Tom Brady does, leading the Patriots to the last-second field goal finally derail Mahomes. Going back to his one start last year, it was his first

Week 7 NFL Power Rankings: Outside the top, no clear picture yet

Source | 5 days ago.

Last night's 43-40 game between the Patriots and Chiefs said more about the NFL than it did either team playing in it. Through the first seven weeks, there are pretty clearly three very good NFL teams: the Rams, the Pats, and the Chiefs. After that? Who

Patriots put more on Gordon’s plate as he’s leaned on for a majority of snaps

Source | 5 days ago.

Josh Gordon is working his way up the receiver depth chart in New England. Among Patriots wideouts, only Julian Edelman (71 of a possible 78 snaps) saw more work. For Gordon to be firmly entrenched as the No. 2 option at the position in the 43-40 shootout win over the Chiefs is a clear-cut sign of his progression within the offense.

Did Patrick Mahomes mean to throw this touchdown pass to Tyreek Hill?

Source | 6 days ago.

Young quarterbacks aren’t supposed to succeed against Bill Belichick. Patrick Mahomes, of course, is not your average young quarterback. The Kansas City Chiefs signal caller went into Gillette Stadium Sunday and held his own in a shootout with the mighty New England Patriots.

Patriots video wishes Red Sox good luck

Source | 6 days ago.

The Patriots won't get a chance to watch the Red Sox on Sunday night in Game 2 of the ALCS (they'll be a little busy with the Chiefs in Foxboro), but in between breaking down KC game film Saturday night, they'll probably get a peek at the series opener

Patriots cheerleader who survived cancer will sing national anthem

Source | 7 days ago.

New England Patriots cheerleader Morgan Dzicek will face a challenging test on Sunday night — singing the national anthem prior to the New England Patriots-Kansas City Chiefs game — but it’s nothing compared to what she’s already overcome. Dzicek will be singing as a cancer survivor for the Patriots’ Crucial Catch game, part of an overall

Sunday Night Football Preview: How the Patriots Will Defend Patrick Mahomes and the Chiefs

Source | 7 days ago.

Patrick Mahomes has looked even better on film than he has on paper or from his highlight reels alone. Mahomes, for the most part, has done that, and at a higher level each week. When Mahomes has struggled, it’s been more with his accuracy than decision-making.

Patriots are favored a record 56th consecutive game with Tom Brady at QB

Source | 8 days ago.

The Patriots are 3.5-point favorites to beat the Chiefs on Sunday night, and that might be a little surprising, considering that the Chiefs are 5-0 and the Patriots are 3-2. Sunday’s game is the 56th consecutive game (counting playoffs) with Brady as quarterback that the Patriots have been favored, which is an all-time record, according to ESPN.

SNF crew previews Chiefs-Patriots: Can KC repeat its Foxboro stunner?

Source | 8 days ago.

The NBC "Sunday Night Football" studio crew of Mike Tirico, Rodney Harrison and Tony Dungy discuss the matchup of the undefeated Chiefs (5-0) visiting the Patriots (3-2).Your browser does not support iframes. Dungy recalls the Chiefs coming into Gillette

Teammates think Josh Gordon will make Patriots offense “more fun”

Source | 8 days ago.

Josh Gordon hasn’t been in New England long, but he’s already made a big impression on his teammates. Via Mike Reiss of, Patriots wideout Julian Edelman said he was impressed with how quickly Gordon has acclimated since coming over in a trade with the Browns. Despite being limited to 18 snaps in each of his first two games by a lack of