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Brown's status in question after strong debut with Pats

Sep. 16, 2019 8:38 PM EDT

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Antonio Brown had a stellar debut with the New England Patriots. Whether he will have an opportunity for a repeat performance this week will be up to the NFL. Brown led the Patriots with four catches for 56 yards and a touchdown during New England's 43-0 win over of the Miami...

Brown's status again in limbo this week amid allegations

Sep. 16, 2019 6:26 PM EDT

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — New England Patriots receiver Antonio Brown's availability is again in limbo this week with the NFL preparing to meet with the former trainer that has filed a civil lawsuit accusing the star receiver of rape and sexual assault. On Monday, the NFL declined to comment on the...

Newcomer Brown scores as Patriots beat Dolphins 43-0

Sep. 15, 2019 7:11 PM EDT

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — When Antonio Brown celebrated his first touchdown with the New England Patriots by vaulting into a first-row luxury box, he didn't linger. The Patriots had a job to finish. Determined to play to the final gun after allowing a miracle comeback at Miami last year, the Patriots beat...

AP source: NFL to meet with Antonio Brown accuser Monday

Sep. 15, 2019 6:13 PM EDT

The NFL plans to meet Monday with a woman who says she was raped by New England Patriots wide receiver Antonio Brown. A person with direct knowledge of the situation confirmed the meeting to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because of the sensitivity of the situation. Britney Taylor accused Brown of...

Saints sign Payton to extension through 2024

Sep. 15, 2019 4:00 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Saints have signed coach Sean Payton to an extension running through the 2024 season. The club, which announced the extension before Sunday's game against the Rams in Los Angeles, did not disclose financial details. Payton had been earning about $9 million per year in a contract that...

Pats' Antonio Brown said to be eligible, but will he play?

Sep. 13, 2019 11:07 PM EDT

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Antonio Brown is said to be eligible to play against Miami. Whether he actually does after just three practices with the Patriots is still not clear. "We're determining that," coach Bill Belichick said Friday. "I'm not gonna hand out a copy of the game plan. We'll do what we think...

Patriots-Dolphins Preview Capsule

Sep. 12, 2019 1:29 PM EDT

NEW ENGLAND (1-0) at MIAMI (0-1) Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, CBS OPENING LINE — Patriots by 14 RECORD VS. SPREAD — New England 1-0, Miami 0-1 SERIES RECORD —Dolphins lead 55-52 LAST MEETING —Dolphins beat Patriots 34-33, Dec. 9, 2018 LAST WEEK — Patriots beat Steelers 33-3; Dolphins lost...

Patriots' Brown practices, status for Sunday's game unclear

Sep. 11, 2019 6:16 PM EDT

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Patriots receiver Antonio Brown practiced with the team for the first time on Wednesday, a day after his former trainer filed a civil lawsuit in Florida accusing him of sexually assaulting her on three occasions. Before the practice session, coach Bill Belichick declined to answer...

AP source: Jets acquire WR Thomas from Pats for draft pick

Sep. 10, 2019 6:21 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Jets are getting some roster help from the most unlikely of sources: Bill Belichick and the New England Patriots. Adam Gase's squad acquired wide receiver Demaryius Thomas from the Patriots for a 2021 sixth-round draft pick on Tuesday, according to a person with direct...

Patriots coaches mum on plans for Brown this week vs. Miami

Sep. 10, 2019 6:13 PM EDT

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Bill Belichick isn't concerned about Antonio Brown's past. He's even less concerned about anyone outside the Patriots organization who questions whether Brown can fit into New England's system without being disruptive. That's because he remembers hearing similar sentiments about...