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Patriots in talks to bring back Dante Scarnecchia

Mike Reiss of ESPN is reporting that the Patriots are in talks to bring back retired offensive line coach Dante Scarnecchia. The legendary offensive line coach retired after the 2013 season after having spent two decades coaching in New England. His replacement, Dave DeGuglielmo, had an up and down tenure in New England that ranged from […]

Patriots Part Ways With Two Coaches

The Patriots parted ways this week with offensive line coach Dave Deguglielmo and strength coach Harold Nash. Both moves came within days of the Patriots falling to Denver in the AFC Championship game. DeGuglielmo had been with the team for the past two seasons after replacing legendary offensive line coach Dante Scarnecchia. The offensive line […]

Offensive Line Woes Help End Patriots Season

The Patriots came up two points short of a trip to the Super Bowl in their loss to the Broncos. There were several factors in the loss, but none bigger than the play of the Patriots offensive line. Tom Brady was hit 20 times and was constantly under pressure. Von Miller, Demarcus Ware and Derek […]

Dont’a Hightower and Jamie Collins will be key on Sunday

The AFC Championship promises to be a great game. After defeating Kansas City and Pittsburgh, respectively, the New England Patriots will travel to Denver to play the Broncos on Sunday for a trip to Santa Clara. The main storyline will be the 17th matchup between future Hall of Famers Tom Brady and Peyton Manning, the […]

Chandler Jones had medical emergency Sunday

According to police records and several media outlets, Patriots defensive end Chandler Jones was hospitalized on Sunday due to a medical emergency. The cause of the hospitalization has not been made public. Jones arrived at the Foxborough police department on Sunday morning and was evaluated by five officers and subsequently taken to the hospital. An […]

Patriots to host Chiefs in Divisional Round

Thanks to the Steelers win over the Bengals last night, the Patriots will host the Chiefs on Saturday at 4:30 pm in their Divisional playoff game. The chiefs defeated the Texans 30-0 earlier yesterday. The meeting will be the first time the two teams have faced each other since Kansas City blew out New England […]

Tom Brady Suffered Sprained Ankle in Loss

An MRI on Tom Brady Monday showed that the quarterback suffered a sprained ankle as well as bruised ribs. The ankle injury occurred in the first half when Brady was rolled up on by Ndamukong Suh. Brady came off the field gingerly and had his ankle re-taped prior to the next offensive series. He did […]

Julian Edelman Likely Out Sunday

Tom E. Curran of CSNNE tweet that the chances of Julian Edelman returning to action on Sunday are “real long.” Edelman has been out since he broke a bone in his foot during the first half of the Patriots win over the Giants in November.  The timetable for Edelman’s recovery could open the possibility for […]

Patriots facing Jets with B+ team active

The Patriots announced prior to today’s game that Devin McCourty, Patrick Chung, Josh Kline and Danny Amendola will all be inactive today. Julian Edelman is also still out as he rehabs his leg. Given that the Patriots will be facing  a Jets team that is fighting for a playoff spot, these players missing will make […]

Patriots Clinch First Round Bye; In Driver’s Seat For Top Seed

With their 33-16 win over the Tennessee Titans on Sunday couple with a Denver Broncos loss at Pittsburgh, the Patriots clinched a first round bye for the playoffs. They are also in position to clinch the top overall seed next weekend if they can defeated the Jets and the Broncos beat the Bengals. The bye […]

Injury Bug Continues to Bite Patriots

The Patriots received more bad news on the injury front on Tuesday with Dominique Easley being placed on season ending injured reserve and LeGarrette Blount potentially missing the rest of the season also. Easley is the 13th Patriot placed on injured reserve this season and if Blount is put on the list he would be […]

Julian Edelman Returns to Practice

In a somewhat surprising development, Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman returned to practice on Friday for the first time since injuring his ankle against the Giants. His return comes one day after Rob Gronkowski also returned to the practice field. The Patriots offense had not been its usual dominant self without these players in the […]

Patriots Rally But Lose at Home to Eagles

The Eagles came into Foxboro and defeated the Patriots 35-28 on Sunday. The loss marks the first time the Patriots have lost two games in a row since 2012. The win improves the Eagles to 5-7 and knocks the Patriots to 10-2 and out of the number one seed in the AFC. The Patriots made […]

Patriots Likely To get Collins, Amendola Back Today

The Patriots, who have suffered several key injuries over the past month, are likely going to welcome some reinforcements back today. Both wide receiver Danny Amendola and linebacker Jamie Collins are both expected back today, providing a boost to their respective units. Collins came down with an illness before the team’s game against the Redskins […]

Report: Hightower Suffered Sprained MCL in Loss to Broncos

Albert Breer of NFL Network has reported that Patriots linebacker Dont’a Hightower suffered a sprained MCL in Sunday’s loss at Denver. The injury happened in the first half and Hightower went back to the locker room before halftime. He watched the second half from the sidelines. A sprained MCL will typically keep a player out […]