It's been a long time - a long time - since Tom Brady came off the bench for the New England Patriots. It was the first time since Sept. 23, 2001 that Brady was in uniform for New England but was not the starter. If that date doesn't quite ring a bell, that's the day Drew Bledsoe was crushed by the
The Cleveland Browns are finalizing a deal to trade linebacker Barkevious Mingo to the New England Patriots, NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport reports.
A person familiar with the deal says the Cleveland Browns are trading disappointing linebacker Barkevious Mingo to the New England Patriots. The Browns selected Mingo with the No. 6 pick in 2013. Mingo's size - 6-foot-4, 240 pounds - and speed have made him intriguing, but none of Cleveland'
Patriots quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo has learned plenty from the team's star signal-caller but knows he can't try to be Tom Brady.
For one Miami Dolphins assistant coach, it meant suiting up in full pads to get his point across. Shawn Jefferson, the Dolphins' wide receivers coach, played 13 years in the NFL with the San Diego Chargers, New England Patriots, Atlanta Falcons and Detroit Lions, and has spent the past few years coaching
Former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez is scheduled to return to court on Feb. 13 for his trial stemming from the alleged double murder of two men outside a Boston nightclub in 2012...
After Bryan Stork lost his temper during a practice against Chicago, the Patriots have to wonder whether they can count on their center.
Former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez is due in court for a hearing in the double murder case against him. Hernandez already is serving a life sentence after he was convicted of killing semi-pro football player Odin Lloyd in 2013. Hernandez is accused of following the men and opening fire
NFL Nation assesses what to watch across the league on Tuesday, including the Patriots and Panthers dealing with injuries to tight ends Rob Gronkowski and Greg Olsen.
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) -- Tight end Rob Gronkowski left the first day of joint practices between the Patriots and Bears on Monday with an apparent lower-body issue.
Less than a month before the start of the regular season, there's cause for concern about Jimmy Garoppolo's most valuable target. Rob Gronkowski left Patriots practice early on Monday.
New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady has been focused on training camp, but made sure to watch the his wife Gisele Bundchen's apperance at the opening ceremonies of the 2016 Rio Olympics.
The Patriots usually tinker with their roster a lot during the first couple weeks of camp, but Bill Belichick and Co. have stood pat this year so far.
NFL fans likely think of the usual suspects when it comes to Super Bowl contenders this year. The old guard rules the drill, with teams such as the New England Patriots, Green ...
ESPN NFL analyst Ron Jaworski was impressed with QB Jimmy Garoppolo's performance in the New England Patriots' preseason opener Thursday night.
The New England Patriots will be asked to win some games without Tom Brady during the 2016 season, and they did exactly that on Thursday in their first preseason contest of the year...
Jimmy Garoppolo made his preseason debut, spreading the ball around for 168 yards, and Jamie Collins added a 43-yard interception return for a touchdown as the New England Patriots beat the New Orleans Saints 34-22 on Thursday night. Garoppolo played the entire first half as he preps to start the first
Chalk it up as a workmanlike tune-up for the Patriots passer. Jimmy Garoppolo played the first half of Thursday's game, completing 11 of 18 passes for 168 yards with no touchdowns or picks.
Quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo still has three more preseason games to go before he starts a game that counts for the New England Patriots. Garoppolo, who will start the first four games of this season for the suspended Tom Brady, was decent but far from great in Thursday's preseason opener against the
The hits keep coming early in the preseason for the New England Patriots , who announced wide receiver Malcolm Mitchell would not return against the New Orleans Saints on Thursday after suffering an elbow injury...
Quarterback Tom Brady has been excused from the Patriots' preseason opener against the Saints to attend the memorial services of a family member. Brady has been suspended by the league for the first four games of the regular season for his role the ''Deflategate'' case.
Bill Belichick has a heart, or so says Chandler Jones. Why was the new Cardinals defensive end so thankful to his former Patriots coach after being traded?
Tom Brady is expected to sit out the Patriots' preaseason opener Thursday as they prepare Jimmy Garoppolo for the start of the season with Brady suspended four games.
NFL Nation assesses what to watch for across the league Thursday, including Jets QB Ryan Fitzpatrick and Patriots QB Jimmy Garoppolo beginning the slate of preseason games.
Will it be Tom Brady or Jimmy Garoppolo under center when the New England Patriots take on the New Orleans Saints in Thursday's preseason opener? Early signs point to Garoppolo, per Mike Garafolo.
Three quarterbacks will be in the spotlight on Thursday night when the Saints and Patriots open their preseason schedules. It will be just another tuneup for two of the league's most productive veteran signal callers, Tom Brady and Drew Brees. New England's Jimmy Garoppolo has known since the
Drew Brees and Tom Brady took a stroll down memory lane Wednesday during a rain-soaked practice session between the Saints and Patriots.
This is one unusual summer for the New England Patriots, who have a quarterback quandary. How much should their four-time Super Bowl winner, Tom Brady, be on the field in preseason before he sits out the opening four games of the schedule while suspended? The Patriots entertain New Orleans on Thursday
The New England Patriots can breathe a sigh of relief. Their star wide receiver, Julian Edelman, returned to practice on Wednesday after tweaking his foot in practice on Tuesday.
New England Patriots defensive back Nate Ebner hopes the US rugby sevens team he's starring for at the Rio Olympics will blaze the trail for the sport's development back home. Ebner, who also worked on special teams to help the Patriots capture Super Bowl XLIX last year, was given permission
Veteran Patriots defensive end is expected to be sidelined until October with a torn triceps. Is New England hurting for pass rushing help now that Ninkovich is sidelined and Chandler Jones is gone?
New England Patriots defensive end Rob Ninkovich suffered a torn triceps (AP). The New England Patriots appeared to dodge a bullet with one injury but might be unlucky with another. Early on Tuesday, there were reports that wide receiver Julian Edelman had potentially re-injured his surgically repaired
New England Patriots defensive end Rob Ninkovich suffered a triceps injury during practice Tuesday, per ESPN.com's Mike Reiss . Continue for updates. Ninkovich to Potentially Miss 1st Game Since 2009 Tuesday, Aug...
Nate Ebner is officially a historic NFL player. Patriots players and coaches gathered on Tuesday to watch their teammate make an impact in USA Rugby's win over Brazil at the Summer Olympics.
Nate Ebner is on hiatus from the New England Patriots to play rugby in the Olympics . Bill Belichick wore a No. 12 jersey to Tuesday's joint practice between the New England Patriots and New Orleans Saints, but no, it was not a silent protest for his quarterback Tom Brady and his impending four-game
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