Latest Devin McCourty News

Patriots, Jones end season with a dud in 47-17 loss to Bills

Jan. 16, 2022 02:10 AM EST

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — After gaining so much ground during Mac Jones’ rookie season, the New England Patriots faltered at the finish. Throttled 47-17 by the Buffalo Bills in a wild-card playoff game on Saturday night, the loss showed how much progress the Patriots still need...

Patriots' path to division title shrinks after loss to Bills

Dec. 26, 2021 19:12 PM EST

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — The New England Patriots survived a 1-3 start to put themselves within a victory of reclaiming the division throne, the one they surrendered to the Buffalo Bills a year after Tom Brady’s departure. The Patriots, who lost 33-21 to the Bills on Sunday, have...

Allen's 3 TDs, McKenzie's big day push Bills past Patriots

Dec. 26, 2021 17:59 PM EST

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — With their season on the brink and several key players unavailable, the Buffalo Bills trudged into Sunday's pivotal matchup against the New England Patriots needing somebody to step up. They wound up having too many to count. Josh Allen...

Patriots can regain AFC East throne in rematch vs. Bills

Dec. 23, 2021 19:09 PM EST

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — In successive weeks last season, the Buffalo Bills ended the Patriots’ run of 11 consecutive AFC East titles and put a cap on their first season sweep of New England in more than a decade. It felt like a possible power shift in a division the Patriots...

Sloppy Patriots loss makes Belichick (even more) grouchy

Dec. 20, 2021 17:08 PM EST

What’s more surprising than Bill Belichick’s team making sloppy mistakes? How about the longtime Patriots coach apologizing for his surly attitude in the post-game media availability. The “on to Cincinnati” meme-maker told reporters on Monday that he was sorry for being curt...

Belichick adds minorities to staff after years of lagging

Dec. 10, 2021 11:35 AM EST

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — The Patriots are one of the NFL’s most successful franchises, winning six Super Bowls under the disciplined operation coach Bill Belichick has cultivated over the past two decades. They aren't exempt from having room to improve when hiring minority...

Patriots expecting to have hands full against creative Bills

Dec. 01, 2021 19:28 PM EST

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — In Devin McCourty’s 12 NFL seasons, the Patriots safety has seen plenty of the Buffalo Bills. He’s never seen them playing as well and as difficult to figure out as they’ve been the past three seasons. “You kind of...

AFC has record 12 teams at .500 or better through Week 12

Dec. 01, 2021 02:41 AM EST

The NFL has never quite seen a conference like this year's AFC. Heading into December, only four teams in the conference have losing records, with the 12 teams at .500 or better the most for a conference through 12 weeks since the merger. There have...

Jones throws 2 TD passes, Patriots roll past Titans 36-13

Nov. 28, 2021 17:48 PM EST

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — The Titans ended an era for the Patriots during the 2019 season when they knocked them out of the playoffs in Tom Brady's final game in New England. The Patriots are hoping Sunday's victory over Tennessee will be part of the blueprint to get...

Titans lose 36-13 to Patriots, fumble away AFC's No. 1 seed

Nov. 28, 2021 17:38 PM EST

Two kicks that clanged off the same upright. A missed tackle that turned a short pass into a 41-yard touchdown. Three fumbles in New England territory, and an interception in the end zone. A lot of things went wrong for the Tennessee Titans in their 36-13 loss to the...