| Dec 7, 2014
| 8:56 PM
SAN DIEGO — The San Diego Chargers got a pristine new field last week.
But Sunday night's game felt like awfully familiar turf.
The New England Patriots bounced back strongly from their setback in Green Bay by knocking off the Chargers, 23-14,...
| Nov 23, 2014
| 1:57 PM
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- The seventh straight win was in the books, and Vince Wilfork had a message to get across to the people who doubted his New England Patriots early this season.
“So many people saying how bad we were ... everything possible...
| Nov 30, 2014
| 4:59 PM
GREEN BAY, Wis. - The Green Bay Packers beat the New England Patriots 26-21 in a potential Super Bowl preview on Sunday at Lambeau Field.
In a battle between two of the hottest teams and best quarterbacks in the NFL, the Packers won for the eighth...
| Oct 22, 2014
| 5:49 PM
I knew this was coming. I left Jacksonville Jaguars running back Denard Robinson off my list of top waiver wire finds for Week 8, and I figured someone would question my sanity. Even my editor brought him up.
Sure enough, I got a question from a Google+...
| Oct 24, 2014
| 10:18 PM
The Bears defense will have to play with technique and discipline in their Cover-2 shell inside the deep red zone to limit quarterback Tom Brady and the Patriots tight end talent.
As shown here, the Patriots have their Ace/12 personnel on the field (two...
| Oct 26, 2014
| 6:52 PM
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — There were blank stares, then sighs of disbelief. Frustrated reflections accompanied by hard swallows.
All around the visiting locker room at Gillette Stadium on Sunday evening, the Bears seemed dazed by the 51-23 pummeling the...
| Oct 27, 2014
| 8:23 PM
Ten days to prepare for the Bears defense was more than enough time for Patriots coach Bill Belichick and offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels to craft a masterful game plan for one of the game's best quarterbacks against inexperienced linebackers....
| Oct 31, 2014
| 7:41 PM
With their off week almost finished, the Bears will head to the second half of their season looking for a spark. From anyone. From anywhere.
And that means the special teams units will look to make strides after an eight-game stretch that was mediocre...
| Nov 2, 2014
| 5:22 PM
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- Tom Brady outplayed Peyton Manning in the latest battle of the two great quarterbacks, and Brady's New England Patriots cruised to their fifth consecutive victory, 43-21 over Manning's Broncos on Sunday.
Brady threw four touchdown...
| Nov 2, 2014
| 5:04 PM
Snow had to be cleared from the field, and cold and windy conditions greeted the NFL players. This weather was ideal for those from the Mile High City, right?
Well, no. The only ones reveling Sunday were from New England as the Patriots defeated the...
| Nov 2, 2014
| 7:22 PM
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — Julian Edelman, all 5 feet 10 of him on his tippy toes, looked over a forest of reporters and cameras and spotted Rob Gronkowski walking past in the Patriots' locker room.
He smiled at the hulk of humanity, all 6-6, 265 pounds...