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Patriots vs. Giants analysis: Best, worst from New England’s 35-14 win

Thursday, October 10th, 2019

The New England Patriots improved to 6-0 with a 35-14 win over the New York Giants on Thursday night, but it was far from a pretty performance by the defending Super Bowl champs at Gillette Stadium. The Patriots offense struggled throughout the game, particuarly on the ground with 114 rushing yards on 34 carries (3.4 yards per attempt). New England's defense again stepped up with a brilliant performance, forcing four turnovers and holding the Giants to just 2-for-10 on third downs.

Tom Brady nearly makes first tackle since 2014

Thursday, October 10th, 2019

Tom Brady doesn't often make tackles for the New England Patriots. But on Thursday night against the New York Giants, he did at least make an effort to stop a ball-carrier with a tackle. Robert Kraft discusses potential Gronk return After Brady threw a downfield pass that was picked off by Janoris Jenkins, the veteran corner was able to put together a nice return.

As Kraft hopes for return, Gronk will ‘keep door open’

Thursday, October 10th, 2019

Former New England tight end Rob Gronkowski may be making his debut as an NFL analyst for FOX on Thursday evening, but Patriots owner Robert Kraft says he is still holding out hope that Gronk will return to the field. "We all love Gronk, and I think the bottom line is he hasn't put his retirement papers in," Kraft said on NFL Network's "NFL Gameday Kickoff" ahead of New England's matchup with the New York Giants. "So we can always pray and hope.

Brady passes Manning for 2nd in passing yards

Thursday, October 10th, 2019

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady surpassed Peyton Manning to move into second place on the NFL's all-time passing yardage list on his first attempt of Thursday night's game against the New York Giants. Brady moved past Manning (71,940) with a 19-yard completion to running back Sony Michel with 14:20 left in the first quarter, on the Patriots' second play from scrimmage. Brady entered the game with 71,923 yards.

Rodney Harrison honored at halftime for induction into Patriots Hall of Fame

Thursday, October 10th, 2019

At halftime of their game against the New York Giants, the New England Patriots took some time to honor one of their all-time greats, Rodney Harrison. Harrison, the most recent inductee into the Patriots Hall of Fame, addressed the fans on the field just before the second half of the contest began. Here's a photo of the scene via our own Kwani Lunis: In his speech, Harrison thanked the fans for supporting him during his time with the Patriots.

Tom Brady passes Peyton Manning for No. 2 on all-time passing yardage list

Thursday, October 10th, 2019

It didn't take long for Tom Brady to get the 18 yards he needed to pass Peyton Manning for second place on the NFL's all-time passing yardage list. It came on a typical Brady play too. It was Brady's first pass of the night against the New York Giants, in a game that can be live-streamed on the Yahoo Sports app.

Giants missing 3 playmakers in matchup with Patriots

Thursday, October 10th, 2019

The New York Giants will face the Patriots' top-ranked defense in their Thursday night matchup without three of their top playmakers. Running back Saquon Barkley will miss his third straight game because of a sprained right ankle. Tight end and leading receiver Evan Engram is also inactive with a knee injury and receiver Sterling Shepard is in the concussion protocol.

Could Rob Gronkowski return to Patriots? Robert Kraft gives interesting answer

Thursday, October 10th, 2019

Rob Gronkowski will be back in the NFL spotlight Thursday night, but he won't be suiting up for the New England Patriots in their game against the New York Giants at Gillette Stadium. The sight of Gronkowski on television no doubt will excite Patriots fans who miss the future Hall of Famer. Many of these fans want Gronkowski to come back and play for the Patriots given the team's inability through five games this season to replace anywhere near his old production at tight end.

Patriots vs. Giants Week 6 inactives: Patrick Chung returns for New England defense

Thursday, October 10th, 2019

The New England Patriots and New York Giants both will be missing key players on offense for Thursday night's Week 6 matchup at Gillette Stadium. The Giants are in the worse situation, however. New York will be without its top two running backs in Saquon Barkley and Wayne Gallman, its starting tight end in Evan Engram and one of its top two wide receivers in Sterling Shepard. Rookie quarterback Daniel Jones already had a stiff challenge against an elite Patriots defense that leads the league in many statistical categories, and now his job is much tougher due to these injuries.

Latest weather forecast for Patriots vs. Giants Week 6 calls for sloppy conditions

Thursday, October 10th, 2019

It's fall in New England, and the weather conditions for Thursday night's game between the Patriots and New York Giants at Gillette Stadium will be less than ideal. 1. The Patriots are massive betting favorites versus the Giants, with the defending Super Bowl champions favored by as many as 17 points at some sportsbooks, and that number could rise before kickoffs. One of the arguments for betting against the Patriots (via the spread) is the sloppy weather conditions will make it tough for these offenses to score points.