Posts Tagged ‘New England Patriots’

NFL players wear custom-made cleats reflecting charitable causes close to their heart

Saturday, December 7th, 2019

New England Patriots player Ben Watson on his One More Foundation, which is devoted to spreading the hope and love of Christ.

Former Patriots star Rob Gronkowski on leaving football: “I just wasn’t feeling like myself anymore”

Saturday, December 7th, 2019

Former New England Patriots star tight end Rob Gronkowski, known for his on-field exploits and off-field antics, uses jigsaw puzzles to lower his stress levels and to help his mental recovery, he tells correspondent Reena Ninan in an interview for "CBS Sunday Morning," to be broadcast December 8. Gronkowksi played nine seasons for the Patriots and broke all sorts of records along the way to winning three Super Bowls. "I just wasn't feeling like myself anymore," Gronkowski said of leaving the game.

Patriots go back to Nick Folk at kicker, will start him 10 days after his appendectomy

Friday, December 6th, 2019

Meet the new Patriots kicker, same as the old Patriots kicker. The New England Patriots are expected to re-sign kicker Nick Folk and start him on Sunday in a marquee matchup against the Kansas City Chiefs, according to NFL Network's Ian Rapoport. Wildly enough, the Patriots will be bringing Folk back just 10 days after he reportedly underwent an appendectomy.

NFL Notes: Gronk solves post-playing stress with puzzles

Friday, December 6th, 2019

He's done a really good job for how much we've put on him,'' Cousins said. Cousins had a greater purpose in mind with his message, too, recalling a pick-me-up he received as a rookie for Washington when coach Mike Shanahan summoned him to his office for a positive review during spring practices. Going back to work that day and the next day and the day after that, to have confidence and belief that you're doing something right and you're going places, it makes all the difference,'' Cousins said.

Patriots vs. Chiefs Week 14 injury report confirms Tom Brady’s toe is fine

Friday, December 6th, 2019

Tom Brady apparently wasn't lying when he suggested his toe injury is nothing to worry about. The 42-year-old quarterback wasn't listed on the New England Patriots' final injury report Friday ahead of their game against the Kansas City Chiefs after popping up on Thursday's injury report with toe and elbow injuries. The Patriots officially ruled out center Ted Karras (sprained MCL) and defensive lineman Byron Cowart (head) for Sunday's game, while the Chiefs will be without running back Damien Williams and cornerbacks Morris Claiborne and Rashad Felton.

Tom Brady’s father says QB’s future — with Patriots or elsewhere — is up to Bill Belichick

Friday, December 6th, 2019

Tom Brady's career is closer to the end than the beginning and it has been for many years. The quarterback has said he doesn't known what's next for his career, and his father, Tom Brady Sr., echoed that to the Boston Herald this week. As for his son staying with the only professional team he's ever played for, Brady Sr. put the pressure on head coach Bill Belichick.

NFL Notes: Gronk solves post-playing stress with puzzles

Friday, December 6th, 2019

Rob Gronkowski is enjoying life in retirement — one piece at a time. The former star tight end who helped the New England Patriots win three Super Bowls during his nine-year career uses jigsaw puzzles to lower his stress levels and to help his mental recovery. Gronkowski said in an interview with Reena Ninan for “CBS Sunday Morning” that airs Sunday on the CBS Television Network that he “just wasn't feeling like myself anymore” after retiring from playing football.

Chiefs RB Damien Williams (ribs) ruled out vs. Patriots

Friday, December 6th, 2019

Kansas City Chiefs running back Damien Williams has been ruled out for this weekend's road game against the New England Patriots. LeSean McCoy, rookie Darwin Thompson and the returning Spencer Ware are expected to handle the backfield responsibilities for the Chiefs (8-4) on Sunday (4:25 p.m. ET) against the Patriots (10-2). Williams injured his ribs in Kansas City's 24-17 victory over the Los Angeles Chargers in Mexico City on Nov. 18 and has not played since.

Antonio Brown apologises to ‘the organisations I offended’ and eyes NFL comeback

Friday, December 6th, 2019

Wide receiver Antonio Brown has apologised to "the organisations I offended" as he bids to return to the NFL and "repair what I broke". Brown is without a team after he was released by the New England Patriots earlier in the season amid allegations of sexual assault against him, which he strenuously denies, and misconduct. The 31-year-old's departure from the Patriots in September was the latest move of a chaotic 12 months, with the player having also left the Pittsburgh Steelers and then the Oakland Raiders.

Antonio Brown posts throwback selfie with message to Tom Brady

Friday, December 6th, 2019

Antonio Brown is seemingly still trying to get the attention of the New England Patriots. The former Patriots wide receiver took to Instagram on Thursday to share a photo of himself alongside longtime team quarterback Tom Brady. The selfie had been taken in September, when Brown and Brady were teammates, so even though there's no #TBT hashtag included, it's definitely a throwback moment.