New England Patriots Articles

Hakeem Nicks is battling a hamstring injury that might keep him out of the New York Giants Sunday tilt at New England. Even if Nicks was/is in the lineup, this is a start ’em if you’ve got ’em game at the receiver position for the Giants. That...
Athlon Sports
3 years ago
A quick preview of every game on the NFL schedule for Week 9, along with the consensus picks of Athlon Sports editors Mitchell Light, Rob Doster, Nathan Rush, Patrick Snow and Steven Lassan: Ravens (5-2) at Steelers (6-2) The most physical...
Nathan Rush
3 years ago
A quick look at every game on the NFL schedule for Week 8, along with the consensus picks of Athlon Sports editors Mitchell Light, Rob Doster, Nathan Rush, Patrick Snow and Steven Lassan: Patriots (5-1) at Steelers (5-2) After this week’s Bibi...
Nathan Rush
3 years ago
Here we are in week 6 of the NFL fantasy football season and difficult decisions need to be made. With byes decimating some teams, it's hard to decide who to take a flier on. Here's what you should do with four of them. Delone Carter: Don't...
Athlon Sports
3 years ago
A quick look at every game on the NFL schedule for Week 6, along with the consensus pick of Athlon Sports editors Mitchell Light, Rob Doster, Nathan Rush, Patrick Snow and Steven Lassan: Bills (4-1) at Giants (3-2) The Wide Right Bowl will...
Nathan Rush
3 years ago
Ben Roethlisberger, QB, Steelers Playing behind a patchwork offensive line and walking with a noticeable limp, Roethlisberger produced an heroic effort during a 38–17 win over the Titans. Big Ben completed 24-of-34 passes for 228 yards, five TDs...
Nathan Rush
3 years ago
Aaron Hernandez looks like he'll be ready to play in week 5 against the Jets.  One half of the New England Patriots tight end tandem has missed the last two weeks with a sprained knee, but should be ready to suit up against the Jets in...
Athlon Sports
3 years ago
A quick look at every game on the NFL schedule for Week 5, along with the consensus pick of Athlon Sports editors Mitchell Light, Rob Doster, Nathan Rush, Patrick Snow and Steven Lassan: Saints (3-1) at Panthers (1-3) Carolina rookie...
Nathan Rush
3 years ago
Attention NFL teams! Need help at wide receiver? If so, Terrell Owens wants you to know he is available. Owens, who had surgery to repair a torn ACL in April, said in an interview this week that he plans to be ready to play in less than a month...
Athlon Sports
3 years ago
The New England Patriots have had a history of mixing and matching running backs. That trend was cemented by the fact that Bill Belichick drafted Stevan Ridley and Shane Vereen in the second round of the 2011 NFL Draft. So the Patriots entered...
Braden Gall
3 years ago
by Nathan Rush Make room, Jim Kelly and Jack Kemp, there’s another quarterback who has the Buffalo Bills charging in the win column. Ryan Fitzpatrick rallied Buffalo from a 21–0 deficit to a thrilling come-from-behind 34–31 win over AFC East...
Nathan Rush
3 years ago
Beating the Chiefs was one thing. Defeating the Raiders at home was another. But beating the Patriots means the Buffalo Bills have arrived and it's time to start taking them seriously. After 11 years of misery, the Buffalo Bills are finally...
Athlon Sports
3 years ago
Going into this NFL season the general consensus among the so-called "experts" was that the AFC East would be a two-team race between the New England Patriots and the New York Jets with the Buffalo Bills and Miami Dolphins lagging considerably...
Athlon Sports
3 years ago
Ryan Fitzpatrick is a fantasy star. Who would've expected to read that after two weeks of football? (Not me. And if you say you did, you're either a liar, or the biggest Buffalo Bills homer in the universe.) (Or you're Ryan's mom.) But this is...
Athlon Sports
3 years ago
By Nathan Rush Panthers rookie Cam Newton held the NFL record for passing yards in Weeks 1 and 2 for about three hours, before Patriots three-time Super Bowl champion Tom Brady raised the bar even higher later in the afternoon. Newton’s 854...
Nathan Rush
3 years ago
Tony Gonzalez, TE, Falcons With all eyes on quarterbacks Michael Vick and Matt Ryan, it was the 35-year-old future Hall of Fame tight end Gonzalez who stole the show in Atlanta on Sunday night. The 15-year veteran had seven catches for 83 yards...
Nathan Rush
3 years ago
Antonio Gates is one of the best tight ends in the league. Unless, that is, he's going up against Bill Belichick's Patriots defense. Gates, who is the San Diego Chargers primary weapon and one of the best pass-catching tight ends in the league...
Athlon Sports
3 years ago
A quick look at every game on the NFL schedule for Week 2, along with the consensus pick of Athlon Sports editors Mitchell Light, Rob Doster, Nathan Rush, Patrick Snow and Steven Lassan: Seahawks (0-1) at Steelers (0-1) The Hawks will fly...
Nathan Rush
3 years ago
Aaron Rodgers, QB, Packers The Super Bowl XLV MVP picked up right where he left off last postseason, completing 27-of-35 passes for 312 yards, three TDs — a 7-yard strike to Greg Jennings, a 32-yarder to rookie Randall Cobb (who also had a 108-...
Nathan Rush
3 years ago
The NFL season is finally here. It kicks off tonight when the defending Super Bowl champion Green Bay Packers play host to the 2009 Super Bowl champion New Orleans Saints. Athlon Sports' editorial staff made its predictions in the Athlon Sports...
Athlon Sports
3 years ago
Athlon Sports’ 2011 Fantasy Football magazine has Philadelphia quarterback Michael Vick ranked No. 6 at his position and No. 26 overall because we don’t trust him.  Will Mike Vick become a fantasy bust this year? The reason we think he...
Athlon Sports
3 years ago
A potent offense and a young defense that grew a great deal as the season went along propelled the Patriots to yet another AFC East title in 2010, but for the second straight year the team was one-and-done in the postseason, losing to their...
Athlon Sports
3 years ago
There is a surreal symmetry to the retirement go-route run by Randy Moss, whose hollow 13-year Hall of Fame career ends, like so many, “not with a bang but a whimper.” As the 6’4”, 34-year-old “Freak” runs away from defenders and detractors one...
Nathan Rush
3 years ago
NEW ENGLAND • Inside the Locker Room With Shalise Manza Young of the Boston Globe Over/under: Wes Welker catches 100 passes in 2011. Under — but not by much. After three straight seasons with 111 or more receptions, Welker had a still-...
Athlon Sports
3 years ago
The Washington Redskins are reportedly close to a deal that would send former Pro Bowl defensive tackle Albert Haynesworth to the New England Patriots for a 2013 fifth-round draft pick. Haynesworth is coming off of a 2010 season more memorable...
Scott Henry
3 years ago

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