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With Manning benched, Pats ready for Giants, rookie Jones

Oct. 9, 2019 2:23 PM EDT

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Few quarterbacks have outdueled Tom Brady and the New England Patriots the way Eli Manning has during his career. Twice Manning has been under center to help the Giants lead fourth-quarter comebacks in the Super Bowl over New England. In 2007, Manning spoiled the Patriots' bid for...

Giants-Patriots Preview Capsule

Oct. 9, 2019 1:26 PM EDT

NY GIANTS (2-3) at NEW ENGLAND (5-0) Thursday, 8:20 p.m. ET, FOX, NFL Network, Amazon Prime OPENING LINE — Patriots by 15 1/2 RECORD VS. SPREAD — New England 3-2; New York 2-3 SERIES RECORD — Patriots lead 8-4 LAST MEETING — Patriots beat Giants 27-26, Nov. 15, 2015 LAST WEEK —...

Brady, 4-0 Pats face 0-4 Skins, whose QB situation is shaky

Oct. 4, 2019 2:55 PM EDT

LANDOVER, Md. (AP) — One of these NFL franchises is not like the other. At all. On one side, there's the New England Patriots: Led by Bill Belichick's defense and Tom Brady at quarterback, they're the reigning Super Bowl champs and just so happen to be 4-0 this season. On the other? The Washington Redskins...

Younger QBs stepping into starting roles

Oct. 3, 2019 11:28 AM EDT

Look out, Tom Brady and the rest of the old heads. The young guns are moving in. Every NFL game in Week 4 featured at least one starting quarterback age 26 or younger. There has already been a total of 52 such games this season, the most through four weeks of a season in league history. The previous high was 48...

Spotlight on offense as defense continues to carry Patriots

Sep. 30, 2019 8:23 PM EDT

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Last season, offense helped the Patriots recover from a 1-2 start while their defense steadily improved throughout the year. So far in 2019, it's been the defense that's carried New England to a 4-0 start amid injuries to the offensive line and a run game that has suffered as a...

Patriots stay undefeated, hang on to beat Bills 16-10

Sep. 29, 2019 6:38 PM EDT

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — On a day Tom Brady was far less than terrific, J.C. Jackson and New England's defense bailed him out in securing the Patriots' first 4-0 start in four years. The Buffalo Bills, meanwhile, dropped to 3-1 following a 16-10 loss on Sunday and were left fuming after starting...

The Latest: Bucs race out to big early lead vs. Rams

Sep. 29, 2019 5:21 PM EDT

The Latest on NFL Week 3 (all times EDT): 5:15 p.m. Jameis Winston and the Tampa Bay defense are both off to strong starts against the Los Angeles Rams. The Buccaneers scored the first 21 points against the defending NFC champions with help from two interceptions against Jared Goff and two TD passes by Winston,...

Bills have made Tom look less than Terrific last 4 meetings

Sep. 26, 2019 5:08 PM EDT

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Leslie Frazier was pretty sure he knew the answer. It didn't prevent the Bills defensive coordinator from seeking a second source when asked whether he thought Tom Brady was human. "I think he's human," Frazier said of the Patriots quarterback, who makes his annual visit to face...

FBN--Patriots-Bills Preview Capsule

Sep. 26, 2019 12:37 PM EDT

NEW ENGLAND (3-0) at BUFFALO (3-0) Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, CBS OPENING LINE - Patriots by 6 1/2 RECORD VS. SPREAD - New England 2-1; Buffalo 2-1 SERIES RECORD - Patriots lead 74-43-1 LAST MEETING - Patriots beat Bills 24-12, Dec. 23, 2018 LAST WEEK - Patriots beat Jets 30-14; Bills beat Bengals 21-17 AP PRO32 RANKING...

Brady, Patriots defense shine in 30-14 win over Jets

Sep. 22, 2019 9:16 PM EDT

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — The New England Patriots became the third team in seven months to sour on Antonio Brown's off-field problems when they released the All-Pro receiver Friday. On the field, they didn't need him to roll to an easy victory over the New York Jets. Tom Brady threw a pair of touchdown...