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File-New England Patriots running back James White (28) runs with the ball as Miami Dolphins linebacker Kamu Grugier-Hill (51) tackles him in the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020, in Foxborough, Mass. White says he is is having trouble processing the sudden death of his father, but is finding comfort in celebrating his son's first birthday. (AP Photo/Steven Senne, File)

NFL rallies around Patriots' White after father's death

Sep. 22, 2020 5:17 PM EDT

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Patriots running back James White says he is having trouble processing the sudden death of his father, but is finding comfort in celebrating his son's first birthday. In an Instagram message Tuesday, White posted side by side photos of himself as a child sitting on the lap of his...

New England Patriots quarterback Cam Newton jogs off the field after an NFL football game against the Seattle Seahawks, Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020, in Seattle. The Seahawks won 35-30. (AP Photo/John Froschauer)

Despite close loss, Patriots' Newton sees offensive progress

Sep. 21, 2020 5:53 PM EDT

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — The Patriots left Sunday’s 35-30 loss at Seattle lamenting the yard they didn’t get. But they exited with increased confidence in both the progress they’re making on offense and the versatility of the quarterback leading it. Cam Newton did most of his damage...

New England Patriots quarterback Cam Newton dives with the ball but is stopped near the goal line as the clock expires in the fourth quarter of an NFL football game against the Seattle Seahawks, Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020, in Seattle. The Seahawks won 35-30. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

Newton nearly pulls off comeback, but Patriots fall short

Sep. 21, 2020 1:34 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Down 12 with less than 5 minutes remaining, Cam Newton nearly pulled off the most unlikely of comebacks in his first road start with New England. Instead, it was the Patriots that came up 1-yard short this time around against the Seattle Seahawks. “The play was there, the play had...

New England Patriots quarterback Cam Newton dives with the ball but is stopped near the goal line as the clock expires in the fourth quarter of an NFL football game against the Seattle Seahawks, Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020, in Seattle. The Seahawks won 35-30. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

Seahawks stuff Newton on final play, beat Patriots 35-30

Sep. 21, 2020 1:06 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Russell Wilson continued his sizzling start throwing five more touchdown passes. Unheralded second-year defensive end L.J. Collier made the play that assured those five TD tosses came in a victory. Collier stuffed Cam Newton at the 1-yard line on the final play, and the Seattle Seahawks...

White inactive for Patriots following death of father

Sep. 20, 2020 10:26 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — The father of New England Patriots’ running back James White was killed Sunday in a car crash in Florida, authorities said. The wreck that killed Tyrone White happened around 1 p.m. in Cooper City, Florida, the Broward County Sheriff’s Office said in a news release. When...

Pats RB James White inactive against Seahawks

Sep. 20, 2020 7:40 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — New England running back James White is surprisingly inactive for the Patriots against the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday night. White was not listed on any injury reports for Week 2. New England did have all three of its wide receivers that were listed as questionable active for the game....

Dolphins, Pats adjust to offensive changes entering opener

Sep. 10, 2020 1:37 PM EDT

MIAMI (5-11) at NEW ENGLAND (12-5) Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, CBS OPENING LINE - Patriots by 6 SERIES RECORD - Dolphins lead 56-53 LAST MEETING - Dolphins beat Patriots 27-24 on Dec. 29, 2019 at New England DOLPHINS OFFENSE - OVERALL (27), RUSH (32), PASS (12). DOLPHINS DEFENSE - OVERALL (30), RUSH (27), PASS (26)....

Tom Brady-less Patriots are a brand new bunch entering 2020

Sep. 8, 2020 2:17 PM EDT

NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS (12-5) New Faces: QB Cam Newton, K Justin Rohrwasser, S Kyle Dugger, LB John Uche, LB Anfernee Jennings, LB Cassh Maluia. Key losses: QB Tom Brady, LB Kyle Van Noy, LB Jamie Collins, LB Elandon Roberts, S Duron Harmon, DT Danny Shelton, K Stephen Gostkowski, FB James Develin, offensive line...

New England Patriots quarterback Cam Newton walks to the field for an NFL football training camp practice, Friday, Aug. 21, 2020, in Foxborough, Mass. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer, Pool)

AP source: Cam Newton to be Patriots starting quarterback

Sep. 3, 2020 6:43 PM EDT

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Cam Newton is officially the new starting quarterback of the New England Patriots. A person familiar with the situation said Thursday that Newton was announced as the starter during a team meeting. The person spoke on the condition of anonymity because the team has not publicly...

New England Patriots offensive lineman Mike Onwenu (58) steps on the field for an NFL football training camp practice, Sunday, Aug. 30, 2020, in Foxborough, Mass. (AP Photo/Steven Senne, Pool)

Pats preparing to make tough roster calls at O-line, WR, RB

Sep. 2, 2020 7:46 PM EDT

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — An abnormal preseason, combined with having a league-high eight players opt out of the 2020 season because of COVID-19 concerns has created some tough decisions for the Patriots as they prepare to trim their roster for the regular season. “I think there are a few more...