New England Patriots Articles

A game-by-game betting preview (against the spread) for each of the 15 games on Sunday and Monday in Week 2. Here are the teams to pick and the ones to stay away from. Locks of the Week Ride the hot hands and go with two veteran teams that...
Nathan Rush
2 years ago
Athlon Sports is counting down its 2012 NFL preseason Power Rankings with in-depth team previews, schedule analysis and more as the start of the NFL season draws near. The New England Patriots check in at No. 4. After a rocky midseason...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
What can the New England Patriots do for you this fantasy season? Check out Athlon Sports' team report as we break down the rookies, veteran players to watch and avoid, fantasy playoff schedule and more to help you get ready for the 2012 season...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
Championships. Leadership. Awards. Longevity. Statistical records. Likeability. Talent development. An NFL head coach can be evaluated with many criteria. Generally, winning championships over a long period of time is the easiest (or...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
Championships. Leadership. Awards. Longevity. Statistical records. Likeability. Talent development. An NFL head coach can be evaluated with many criteria. Generally, winning championships over a long period of time is the easiest (or...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
Scheduling plays a huge role in the outcome of every NFL season. So the Athlon NFL editors will spend the next month dissecting each and every week of the 2012 slate for all 32 teams in the league. New England Patriots 2012 Schedule: Week 1:...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
The short stay of Chad Ochocinco in New England ended on Thursday with the Patriots releasing the receiver. Bill Belichick reportedly tried to trade No. 85, but then cut the underperforming wideout in a move that was not surprising. Over the past...
Patrick Snow
2 years ago
The NFL released its 2012 regular-season schedule on Tuesday night, laying out the slate of 256 games that will start in September and carry through December. Here are some of the games that caught our attention. 2012’s Must-See NFL Regular-...
Athlon Sports
3 years ago
Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski, aka "Gronk," is throwing his hat into the ring for The Madden NFL 13 Cover in a big way. Gronk recently put together a video of himself "getting jacked at all times, going crazy" in a bid to win votes. BTW, we'...
Rich McVey
3 years ago
The Pro Football Hall of Fame’s Selection Committee will meet in Indianapolis on Feb. 4, the day before Super Bowl XLVI, to debate and vote on the 2012 Hall of Fame class — which will be the 50th class honored in Canton, Ohio. This year’s field...
Nathan Rush
3 years ago
It’s almost here. The New England Patriots and New York Giants will meet in another Super Bowl on Sunday, and the two stalwart franchises seem very evenly-matched. Both squads have old-school coaches in Bill Belichick and Tom Coughlin, and...
Patrick Snow
3 years ago
The New England Patriots and the New York Giants will face one another in Super Bowl XLVI on Sunday in Indianapolis. As football fans across the country, not to mention the world, get ready for the “Big Game,” here are some numbers to whet your...
Athlon Sports
3 years ago
The greatest battles in sports often produce the greatest rematches. Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier. The Los Angeles Lakers and Boston Celtics. Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal. All are classic rivalries with multiple spellbinding chapters. And now...
Nathan Rush
3 years ago
Super Bowl XLVI Lucas Oil Stadium, Indianapolis, Ind. New England Patriots vs. New York Giants Sunday, Feb. 5, 6:30 p.m. EST on NBC New England Patriots Offense: Tom Brady opened this postseason with his finest playoff performance ever...
Nathan Rush
3 years ago
Super Bowl betting — and prop bets, in particular — attract sharks and suckers alike who can’t afford a $3.5-million, 30-second commercial spot on NBC’s telecast or a $2,500 nosebleed seat at Lucas Oil Stadium, but do have a some lunch money to...
Nathan Rush
3 years ago
There has been a major trend in sports media over the last 10-15 years to give quarterbacks singular credit for team success. The signal caller that is probably the most debated in this fashion is Tom Brady of the Patriots. Some people believe he...
Patrick Snow
3 years ago
By RALPH VACCHIANO There isn’t much that can get a rise out of Bill Belichick, the stoic, unemotional, coach of the New England Patriots. He’s been to four Super Bowls as a head coach, won three, and built himself a dynasty in New England. But...
Athlon Sports
3 years ago
The underdog New York Giants surprised the undefeated New England Patriots in Super Bowl XLII, a memorable 17-14 decision to complete the 2007 season. Four years later, the two stalwart franchises will meet for NFL supremacy once again. This...
Patrick Snow
3 years ago
When the New York Giants and New England Patriots kick off Super Bowl XLVI at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, the game won’t be just a rematch of Super Bowl XLII, it will be a renewal of the greatest sports town rivalry and culture clash in...
Nathan Rush
3 years ago
— by Mark Ross Tom Brady the greatest quarterback of all-time in NFL history? Believe it or not, this may not be as far-fetched a statement as it may have seemed. Let’s start with Tom Terrific’s numbers — a two-time NFL MVP with nearly 40,000...
Athlon Sports
3 years ago
Believe the hype. As far as intrigue goes, Super Bowl XLVI has the potential to be one of the greatest ever. Yet, potential is just that. Much as we would like, there’s no way to know whether Sunday’s Giants v. Pats battle will come down the...
Athlon Sports
3 years ago
The Final Four has been set, and it might not have been the one you were expecting. The AFC did get its top two seeds through to the championship, but over in the NFC the two best teams – or what everyone thought were the two best teams (the...
Athlon Sports
3 years ago
A quick preview of both the AFC and NFC Championship Games, along with the consensus picks of Athlon Sports editors Mitchell Light, Rob Doster, Nathan Rush, Patrick Snow and Steven Lassan: Ravens (13-4) at Patriots (14-3) Sunday, Jan. 22, 3:00...
Nathan Rush
3 years ago
By Patrick Snow (@AthlonSnowman on Twitter) It seems like a very counterintuitive question on the surface: Do you want a bye week in the NFL Playoffs? Logically, of course you do. Being a No. 1 or 2 seed means having a top record, one less game...
Patrick Snow
3 years ago
-by Braden Gall (@BradenGall on twitter) No. 4 Denver (8-8) at No. 1 New England (13-3) Saturday, 8 p.m. ET, CBS January 20, 2008. That is the date of the New England Patriots' last playoff win. It’s actually a little hard to believe,...
Braden Gall
3 years ago

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