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Ahead of Tom Brady's return, New England Patriots simply focused on turning season around
All eyes will be on Tom Brady in his return to New England, but Mike Giardi says the Patriots are primarily concerned with shaking off a 1-2 start. One offensive player: "I don't know what happened between Coach and Tom. Frankly, I don't care."
Julian Edelman's retirement marks end of career defined by 'full throttle' approach
With Julian Edelman retiring from the NFL, Mike Giardi revisits the fearless playing style that fueled the receiver's rise with the New England Patriots.
NFL reveals complete AFC, NFC rosters for 2021 Pro Bowl
Patrick Mahomes and Aaron Rodgers highlight the rosters for the 2021 Pro Bowl. Check out the complete AFC and NFC rosters.
Patriots sloppy in loss to Broncos after COVID-19 disruption
Judy Battista says the Patriots delivered an uncharacteristic -- but predictable -- performance in Week 6. Can the team get back on track after having its season disrupted by COVID-19?
Scott Pioli proposes NFL teams give employees Election Day off
NFL Network analyst and longtime league executive Scott Pioli recently suggested on an NFL Network roundtable that NFL teams should make Election Day a paid day off for non-essential employees.
Brady, Belichick made history in 20 seasons together
Perhaps lost in the glory of hoisting those Super Bowls is that Tom Brady and Bill Belichick made history this past season -- even with a quick exit in the AFC Wild Card Round.
NFL draft guide: Each GM's best pick, top value pick, tendencies
With the 2020 NFL Draft right around the corner, Charley Casserly digs into the men who'll be making the selections. What does each general manager's track record look like? Here are the best picks, value picks and tendencies for everyone.
2020 NFL free agency: Winners and losers from Monday's moves
On a wild day of player movement in the NFL, one trade stood out as the most puzzling deal of all. Gregg Rosenthal identifies Monday's biggest winners and losers.
2020 NFL free agency tracker: Team-by-team additions, trades
The grand reshuffling that is NFL free agency is upon us. So ... who's going where? Here is a constantly updated, team-by-team rundown of all the key additions and trades in this frenzied period.
Patriots, Matthew Slater agree to two-year extension
Matthew Slater has only played for the Patriots in his 12-year NFL career. Days away from free agency, New England locked up its All-Pro special teamer for another two years, Ian Rapoport reports.
Free agent Kyle Van Noy views himself in mold of Tyrann Mathieu
With his first taste of NFL free agency just days away, Kyle Van Noy catches up with Mike Garafolo to discuss what he's looking for as he enters the market, Tom Brady (of course) and why he sees himself in the mold of Tyrann Mathieu.
Patriots captain Matthew Slater wants to return in '20
Tom Brady isn't the only longtime Patriots captain and multi-time All-Pro to enter the 2020 offseason with an unclear future. Don't forget about eight-time Pro Bowler Matthew Slater.
Giants hiring Patriots asst. Joe Judge as head coach
The New York Giants are hiring Patriots special teams and wide receivers coach Joe Judge, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reports.
Belichick 'not prepared' to discuss Tom Brady's future
Roughly 12 hours removed from a season-ending loss, Bill Belichick didn't want and was not prepared to talk about quarterback Tom Brady's future with the Patriots.
Future murky for Patriots after wild-card loss to Titans
The Patriots' season came to an abrupt end with Saturday's 20-13 playoff loss to the Tennessee Titans. Is the dynasty over? Judy Battista examines the uncertainty in New England.
2019 All-Pro Team: Jackson, McCaffrey highlight roster
The Associated Press revealed its 2019 NFL All-Pro Teams on Friday, the list is highlight by Baltimore Ravens QB and MVP front-runner Lamar Jackson.
Week 12 injury report for Sunday's NFL games
Week 12 of the 2019 season is upon us. Here is a full tally of the official injury report and gameday designations for all 12 Sunday games.
Patriots' Tom Brady (elbow) questionable vs. Cowboys
Friday's arrival of injury reports across the NFL delivered a shocker. Tom Brady (right elbow) is questionable for Sunday's game against the Dallas Cowboys. He is expected to play though.
Van Noy explains how Pats will overcome roster losses
Patriots linebacker Kyle Van Noy explains how New England will overcome the lengthy list of departures of both players and coaches this offseason.
Rob Gronkowski dents Lombardi Trophy with bunt
On Boston Red Sox Opening Day, Rob Gronkowski squared up for a bunt behind the scenes -- with the Lombardi Trophy -- and made contact on a Julian Edelman pitch that left a dent and a heckuva story.
2019 NFL Draft: When/how to watch; every pick for all 32 teams
Have a look at how and when to watch the 2019 NFL Draft, as well as every pick your team holds this year.
AFC free agency fun: Le'Veon Bell to Jets? Nick Foles to Jags?
With free agency on the horizon, Marc Sessler provides one fun player fit for each AFC team. How about Le'Veon Bell joining the Jets? Or Nick Foles lining up under center for the Jaguars?
Patriots overcome flaws, doubts to earn sixth Super Bowl title
The New England Patriots overcame one of the most trying seasons of their incredible 18-year run under Bill Belichick and Tom Brady to win their sixth Super Bowl title. Judy Battista explores why this championship might be the most satisfying.
Matthew Slater comes through to help pin Fins at own 2-yard line
New England Patriots special teamer Matthew Slater makes the incredible punt save to pin the Miami Dolphins on their own 2-yard line.
Claybon, Slater, Way, Pioli describe importance of spreading facts about voting issues, access
NFL Network's Patrick Claybon, New England Patriots special teams ace Matthew Slater, New Jersey secretary of state Tahesha Way and former NFL front office executive Scott Pioli describe the importance of spreading facts about voting issues.
Matthew Slater falls on Jets muffed punt for another Pats turnover
Matthew Slater falls on Jets muffed punt for another Pats turnover.
Every big Patriots defensive play | Week 4
Watch the best defensive plays from the Patriots Week 4 road win against the Buffalo Bills.
Patriots vs. Bills highlights | Week 4
Watch the highlights from the Week 4 matchup between New England Patriots and Buffalo Bills.
Pats' special teams ace Matthew Slater scores TD on blocked punt
Patriots' special team ace Matthew Slater picks up blocked punt and runs in for touchdown.