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Tennessee Titans running back Derrick Henry runs from New England Patriots defenders in the first half of an NFL wild-card playoff football game, Saturday, Jan. 4, 2020, in Foxborough, Mass. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

Derrick Henry, Titans stun Patriots 20-13 in wild-card upset

Jan. 5, 2020 12:48 AM EST

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — When the eerie Foxborough fog lifted, it became clear that New England's reign atop the NFL was ending. Derrick Henry ensured that with the kind of dominating playoff performance usually reserved for Tom Brady and the Patriots. Henry rushed for 182 yards and a touchdown while...

Wisconsin running back Jonathan Taylor runs past Oregon cornerback Thomas Graham Jr. during second half of the Rose Bowl NCAA college football game Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2020, in Pasadena, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Wisconsin running back Jonathan Taylor to enter NFL draft

Jan. 3, 2020 8:37 PM EST

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin running back Jonathan Taylor is headed to the NFL. The record-setting junior announced Friday on Twitter and Instagram that he will forgo his senior season with the Badgers and enter the NFL draft. The two-time Doak Walker Award winner and two-time unanimous first-team...

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady passes against the Buffalo Bills in the first half of an NFL football game, Saturday, Dec. 21, 2019, in Foxborough, Mass. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

Titans-Patriots get prime-time spotlight for wild-card games

Jan. 3, 2020 5:19 PM EST

The Patriots have been compared to a sporting dynasty and to Palpatine's Evil Empire. Regardless of which is true, there's no denying that New England enters these playoffs more vulnerable than in quite a few years. One thing we've learned since Tom Brady went from 199th draft pick to dominant NFL figure is not...

Miami Dolphins defensive end Trent Harris, left, sacks New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady in the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 29, 2019, in Foxborough, Mass. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

Patriots turn attention to Titans as wild-card matchup looms

Dec. 30, 2019 5:29 PM EST

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — No team has repeated as Super Bowl champions since the Patriots did in the 2003 and 2004 seasons. They'll have to overcome their own history — and a contributor to those championship teams — if they hope to do it again. For the second straight year New England was...

Miami Dolphins quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick passes under pressure in the first half of an NFL football game against the New England Patriots, Sunday, Dec. 29, 2019, in Foxborough, Mass. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

Dolphins stun Patriots 27-24, denying NE first-round bye

Dec. 29, 2019 11:03 PM EST

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — It wasn’t last season’s “Miami Miracle” loss. But the Patriots' latest setback could wind up affecting their prospects of repeating as Super Bowl champions. The Dolphins dropped New England into the wild-card playoff round when Ryan Fitzpatrick tossed a...

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady leaves the field after being defeated by the Miami Dolphins in an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 29, 2019, in Foxborough, Mass. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

Patriots miss out on bye, face tough road to repeat

Dec. 29, 2019 6:45 PM EST

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — If the New England Patriots want to defend their Super Bowl title, they'll have to follow a path they've yet to navigate successfully. New England let the No. 2 seed in the AFC and a first-round bye slip away with a shocking 27-24 loss to the Miami Dolphins on Sunday. The Patriots...

A Cowboys win would put Packers, 49ers, Sehawks in playoffs

Dec. 15, 2019 7:21 PM EST

The Latest on Week 15 in the NFL (all times EST): 6:55 p.m. There's plenty of fans across the NFL who are cheering for the Dallas Cowboys today. The Cowboys have a commanding 34-7 lead over the Rams early in the fourth quarter in Dallas. A Dallas win would put three teams into the NFC playoffs, but not the...

Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes. left, passes under pressure from New England Patriots linebacker Dont'a Hightower, right, in the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 8, 2019, in Foxborough, Mass. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

KC survives errors, takes AFC West with 23-16 win over Pats

Dec. 9, 2019 1:55 PM EST

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Patrick Mahomes got some help from the Chiefs defense to hold off the New England Patriots and wrap up the division title. Kansas City clinched the AFC West when Bashaud Breeland knocked away Tom Brady's fourth-down pass attempt to Julian Edelman in the end zone and the Chiefs...

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady wears a wrap on his right elbow as he arrives to speak to the media following an NFL football game against the Kansas City Chiefs, Sunday, Dec. 8, 2019, in Foxborough, Mass. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

Brady, Patriots offense struggle in AFC rematch vs Chiefs

Dec. 8, 2019 9:58 PM EST

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — The defending Super Bowl champions were booed off the field at halftime after yet another lackluster offensive performance. Quarterback Tom Brady showed up at his postgame news conference with his right elbow wrapped in an elastic bandage. In between, there was a second-half rally...

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady (12) kneels on the turn after a play during the second half of an NFL football game against the Houston Texans Sunday, Dec. 1, 2019, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

Patriots have much to clean up with Chiefs up next

Dec. 2, 2019 8:32 PM EST

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Issues on offense have been a recurring theme for the Patriots this season. The saving grace has been a defense that put up historic numbers in guiding New England to an 8-0 start. But for the second time in four games an opponent found a way to score points against that once...