Archive for the ‘New England Patriots’ Category

Bill Belichick gives the most Belichick-ian answer possible about Christmas

Friday, December 14th, 2018

The New England Patriots coach asked the media if it was done with it’s shopping, then his inner grinch came out. It’s funny because Belichick is notoriously grumpy, but what he said is not entirely untrue.

AFC playoff picture: Chargers make the AFC West a race

Friday, December 14th, 2018

So the Chargers will be trying to win out, and hoping the Chiefs lose at least one of their last two games. Here’s how the AFC playoff race looks after Thursday night. LEADERS 1.

NFL’s Week 15 previews for Sunday’s games

Thursday, December 13th, 2018

Here’s a look at the Week 15 matchups for Sunday, including the broadcasting TV network for each game. You can also livestream games within your market on the Yahoo Sports App (IOS and Android). All times are Eastern.

The Miami Family That Left the Dolphins Game Early—and Missed a Miracle

Thursday, December 13th, 2018

The Yale family (no relation to the university) agreed to tell their tale this week—in the hope that parents and children everywhere can learn from their misfortune: Matt Yale (father): I grew up in Milwaukee going to countless Bucks games, Brewers games, Packers games—I have fond memories of the Pack playing at County Stadium when they used to play some games in Milwaukee. My dad was always quick to get us out of the stadium. He used to say that Brewers games only go five innings.

Report: Steelers sticking with kicker Boswell after Forbath tryout

Thursday, December 13th, 2018

Report: Steelers sticking with kicker Boswell after Forbath tryout originally appeared on nbcsportsboston.com The Steelers are sticking with kicker Chris Boswell for their showdown Sunday with the Patriots after trying out veteran Kai Forbath this week, according to an ESPN report. Boswell missed two field goals Sunday, including a 40-yarder in the closing seconds when he slipped on the turf in the 24-21 loss in Oakland. He's 10-for-16 on field goals and 39-for-44 on extra points this season.

Energized Dolphins visit Vikings, site of last ‘miracle’ TD

Thursday, December 13th, 2018

They'll face a sputtering Vikings team trying to keep hold of a spot in the playoffs in one of the NFL's most daunting stadiums for opponents. But their greatest challenge might actually be figuring out how to move past the euphoria of that astounding finish and rekindle anew the emotional energy they'll need for another win. Honestly, I'm just trying to turn the page and get ready for Minnesota,'' said quarterback Ryan Tannehill, whose throw to Kenny Stills near midfield preceded a lateral to DeVante Parker and another one to Drake, who raced the remaining 52 yards for the score.

Stephen A. Smith’s error-riddled Chargers take left Tedy Bruschi baffled

Thursday, December 13th, 2018

Stephen A. Smith's error-riddled Chargers take left Tedy Bruschi baffled originally appeared on nbcsportsboston.com Stephen A. Smith might need a day off. ESPN's resident hot take spewer joined sparring partner Max Kellerman and former New England Patriots linebacker Tedy Bruschi on "First Take" on Thursday to preview that night's showdown between the Los Angeles Chargers and Kansas City Chiefs. Here's how that went: For those scoring at home, Stephen A. managed to make four mistakes in a matter of 30 seconds.

Josh Gordon’s huge impact for Patriots summed up in one great stat

Thursday, December 13th, 2018

Josh Gordon's huge impact for Patriots summed up in one great stat originally appeared on nbcsportsboston.com The New England Patriots took a gamble in September when they traded a draft pick to the Cleveland Browns for wide receiver Josh Gordon, and so far the move has paid huge dividends. Here's a great stat that shows Gordon's tremendous impact on the Patriots' passing attack since he made his debut for the team in Week 4 against the Miami Dolphins. Not too bad at all.

AFC Playoff Picture: Why Patriots want Chargers to beat Chiefs tonight

Thursday, December 13th, 2018

AFC Playoff Picture: Why Patriots want Chargers to beat Chiefs tonight originally appeared on nbcsportsboston.com We doubt many New England Patriots fans own a Philip Rivers jersey. But Thursday night would be the perfect time to wear it. The Los Angeles Chargers visit the Kansas City Chiefs on "Thursday Night Football" in an AFC West clash that should be of particular interest to Patriots fans.

Washington RB Derrius Guice had infection, needed three additional surgeries on injured knee

Thursday, December 13th, 2018

Washington rookie running back Derrius Guice had his injured knee get infected and required an additional three surgeries after an ACL repair surgery in August didn’t go as smoothly as anticipated. According to Kareem Copeland of the Washington Post, Guice developed an infection that lasted two months after the initially surgery. It required three different follow-up procedures to flush out the wound and forced Guice to be on intravenous antibiotics for a period of seven weeks.