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Smith still finding footing with Patriots with former team next

Wednesday, November 24th, 2021

It is what it is right now,” Smith said. I’m thankful to be in the position that I am. Whatever it is that I’m called or asked to do, that’s what I’ll do.

1st-place Patriots begin preparations for clash with Titans

Tuesday, November 23rd, 2021

FOXBORO, Mass. WPRI) — After taking down the Atlanta Falcons on Thursday night, the New England Patriots got to watch a full slate of games on Sunday, which included their next two opponents: the Tennessee Titans and Buffalo Bills. Both teams lost, setting up some crucial matchups for the Patriots.

Julian Edelman says Tom Brady tried to recruit him to join Bucs

Tuesday, November 23rd, 2021

After 12 NFL seasons, Julian Edelman decided to retire last offseason. Edelman, who played his entire career with the New England Patriots, joined Peyton and Eli Manning during their "Monday Night Football" broadcast and told them that Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady tried to recruit him when he left the Patriots during the 2020 offseason. Tom) hit me up the first day he signed there, like, 'You wanna come down?

Analysis: Some teams just needed more time to bloom

Monday, November 22nd, 2021

Patrick Mahomes and the Kansas City Chiefs are back in a familiar spot. The Chiefs and Patriots have surged to first place in their respective divisions with monthlong winning streaks. The Colts, 49ers and Eagles have also turned things around in November.

Week 11 Review: Even on a Sunday off, everything’s coming up Patriots

Sunday, November 21st, 2021

The Patriots also jumped from the No. to the No. seed in the AFC playoff race.

How Patriots’ Weekend Off Lined Up Perfectly For Matthew Judon

Sunday, November 21st, 2021

One of the few benefits for NFL players who have to play in a Thursday night game is having a full weekend off. This added free time came at a great juncture for the Patriots, who after 11 games still haven’t had their bye week. But the brief break comes at a convenient point particularly for Matthew Judon.

Patriots’ Matthew Slater presented ball for 200th game, adds to family collection

Sunday, November 21st, 2021

Quick-hit thoughts/notes around the New England Patriots and NFL: 1. Slaters' game balls: When it comes to game balls presented to members of a team, the Slater family has more than a few. "I'm sitting here looking at 16 of them.

Latest demoralizing loss exposes Falcons’ depth issues

Saturday, November 20th, 2021

After reaching . eight games into the season, the Atlanta Falcons were held without a touchdown in consecutive lopsided losses to the Dallas Cowboys and New England Patriots. A 27-25 win at New Orleans on Nov. 7 left the Falcons at 4-4 and hoping they might contend for a playoff berth.

Dave Hyde: With Dolphins and Jets in latest Rebuild Bowl, Patriots again show how it’s done

Saturday, November 20th, 2021

The Patriots had a rebuilding 7-9 season last year. They’re now back contending for the AFC East title as well as the larger prize of the conference championship. The 3-7 Dolphins, meanwhile, hope to make a run through a soft part of the schedule to sea-level 7-7.

Matt Judon: Patriots’ defense wants to be “a-holes on the field, good guys off the field”

Saturday, November 20th, 2021

The Patriots’ defense has been dominant during their current five-game winning streak, and linebacker Matt Judon says they’re the kind of defense no one wants to play against. After the Patriots beat the Falcons 25-0 on Thursday night, Judon described the kind of defense the Patriots have built. “We kinda wanna be a-holes on the [more]