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New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick, right, instructs defensive lineman Chase Winovich, center, as inside linebackers coach Jerod Mayo, second from left, instructs defensive end John Simon, left, on the sideline in the first half of an NFL football game against the New York Jets, Sunday, Jan. 3, 2021, in Foxborough, Mass. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

Patriots look toward future after regressing post-Brady exit

Jan. 4, 2021 4:31 PM EST

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — The New England Patriots entered the 2020 season staring at an uncertain future. They ended it the same way. In their first season following Tom Brady’s departure in free agency to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, the Patriots regressed not just on offense, but across the board. ...

New England Patriots quarterback Cam Newton celebrates his touchdown pass to Devin Asiasi in the second half of an NFL football game against the New York Jets, Sunday, Jan. 3, 2021, in Foxborough, Mass. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

Newton accounts for 4 TDs, Patriots roll 28-14 over Jets

Jan. 3, 2021 10:29 PM EST

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Cam Newton saved his best performance this season for what was likely his final game with the New England Patriots. Newton threw three touchdown passes and caught another, and the Patriots rallied to beat the Jets 28-14 on Sunday in Adam Gase's final game as New York's coach. The...

The Latest: Packers half away from clinching NFC's top seed

Jan. 3, 2021 6:10 PM EST

The Latest on Week 17 in the NFL (all times EST): ___ 5:55 p.m. The Green Bay Packers are a half away from clinching the NFC's No. 1 seed and a bye week for the playoffs. The Packers lead Chicago 21-13 at halftime, a loss that would eliminate the Bears from the playoffs. The Titans lead Houston 17-9 at halftime...

FILE - New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick takes the field before an NFL football game against the Buffalo Bills in Orchard Park, N.Y., in this Sunday, Nov. 1, 2020, file photo. The Patriots play the Miami Dolphins on Sunday. The Patriots will finish with fewer victories than a division rival for the first time since Belichick’s first season in New England in 2000. (AP Photo/Adrian Kraus, File)

Patriots looking up at Dolphins in standings for a change

Dec. 17, 2020 3:10 PM EST

Even five time zones away in Hawaii, where Tua Tagovailoa grew up following football and dreaming of an NFL career, the New England Patriots left an impression he can describe with just one word. “Dominant,” Tagovailoa said. No more. Mediocre is more like it in 2020, the first year of New England's...

Los Angeles Chargers quarterback Justin Herbert passes during the first half of an NFL football game against the Buffalo Bills, Sunday, Nov. 29, 2020, in Orchard Park, N.Y. (AP Photo/Adrian Kraus)

Pats' Newton knows rookie struggles of Chargers' Herbert

Dec. 3, 2020 8:05 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Cam Newton can empathize with what Justin Herbert is going through in his rookie season with the Los Angeles Chargers. The New England signal-caller set several rookie milestones when he was the top overall pick of the Carolina Panthers in 2011. While it led to Newton being the Offensive...

New England makes first trip to Los Angeles in 28 years

Dec. 3, 2020 1:45 PM EST

NEW ENGLAND (5-6) at LOS ANGELES CHARGERS (3-8) Sunday, 4:25 p.m. ET, CBS OPENING LINE - Chargers by 1 1/2 RECORD VS. SPREAD - Patriots 5-6; Chargers 5-6 SERIES RECORD - Patriots lead 25-15-2 LAST MEETING - Patriots beat Chargers 41-28, Jan. 13, 2019, at New England in divisional playoff LAST WEEK - Patriots beat...

New England Patriots quarterback Cam Newton leaves the field after an NFL football game against the against the Arizona Cardinals, Sunday, Nov. 29, 2020, in Foxborough, Mass. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

Fueled by latest win, Patriots embracing tough road ahead

Nov. 30, 2020 3:16 PM EST

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Cam Newton doesn’t need a reminder about what the standard for success is in New England. “Every game in Foxborough, Massachusetts by way of Boston, Massachusetts is a must win,” Newton said on his weekly appearance on WEEI radio on Monday. “I...

New England Patriots kicker Nick Folk kicks a game-winning field goal as time expires in an NFL football game against the Arizona Cardinals, Sunday, Nov. 29, 2020, in Foxborough, Mass. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

Pats keep playoff hopes alive with 20-17 win over Cardinals

Nov. 29, 2020 6:08 PM EST

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — The Patriots' comeback started with a goal-line stand to end the first half and ended with yet another big win to keep alive their playoff hopes. Nick Folk kicked a 50-yard field goal as time expired, and New England rallied in the second half to beat the Arizona Cardinals 20-17...

FILE - Arizona Cardinals head coach Kliff Kingsbury removes his mask to yell before an NFL football game against the Seattle Seahawks, Thursday, Nov. 19, 2020, in Seattle.  The New England Patriots host the Cardinals on Sunday Nov. 29. With a win, Arizona can also add yet another blow to the New England’s fading playoff hopes. (AP Photo/Lindsey Wasson)

Pats draftee, Cards coach Kingsbury back to face former team

Nov. 27, 2020 5:12 PM EST

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — When Kliff Kingsbury began coaching at Texas Tech in 2012, he used to carry a secret weapon on recruiting trips: his Patriots 2003 Super Bowl ring. “That was something I tried to seal the deal with. It didn’t work as much as I would have liked but I definitely tried...

Cardinals look to notch 1st win vs. Patriots since 2012

Nov. 27, 2020 11:35 AM EST

ARIZONA (6-4) at NEW ENGLAND (4-6) Sunday, 1 p.m. EDT, Fox OPENING LINE — Pick-em RECORD VS. SPREAD — Cardinals 5-5; Patriots 4-6 SERIES RECORD — Tied 7-7 LAST MEETING — Patriots beat Cardinals 23-21 on Sept. 11, 2016 in Glendale, Arizona LAST WEEK — Cardinals lost to Seahawks...