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Swaggering Pats stifle Falcons 25-0 for 5th straight victory

Nov. 19, 2021 00:51 AM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Led by a defense that is downright nasty, the New England Patriots are suddenly playing with the swagger of their Tom Brady years. Mac Jones threw a 19-yard scoring pass to Nelson Agholor for the game's only offensive touchdown and Kyle Van Noy and the...

No Cam reunion: Jones, not Newton leads Pats vs. Panthers

Nov. 04, 2021 15:26 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — This was supposed to be the Cam Newton game. It was to be Newton’s homecoming, and a chance for the Carolina Panthers’ 2011 No. 1 draft pick to face his former team after releasing him before the 2020 season. Instead,...

Herbert, Chargers look to rebound after 2 straight defeats

Nov. 01, 2021 19:29 PM EDT

Justin Herbert has set quite a standard in less than two seasons as the Los Angeles Chargers quarterback that struggles in two straight games — albeit against Baltimore and New England — end up generating cause for concern. But coach Brandon Staley tried to calm any...

Close win a good sign for Patriots team now back at .500

Nov. 01, 2021 18:51 PM EDT

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — The Patriots haven’t played their best football in close games this season. A red zone fumble by Damien Harris cost them late against Miami in the season opener. A stalled drive and missed field goal ended their comeback hopes against Tom...

Phillips pick-six propels Patriots past Chargers 27-24

Oct. 31, 2021 21:50 PM EDT

INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — Adrian Phillips has been gone from the Los Angeles Chargers for nearly two seasons. He got his greatest revenge against his former team on Sunday. The New England safety intercepted two passes and returned one for the go-ahead touchdown as the...

Herbert can't solve Pats' zone D in 2nd straight rough game

Oct. 31, 2021 21:35 PM EDT

INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — Justin Herbert is in a rough patch for really the first time in his ascendant NFL career. Back-to-back East Coast opponents with cagey veteran coaching staffs put him there. The Chargers' gifted second-year quarterback had a...

The Latest: Seahawks cruise, Broncos barely hold on

Oct. 31, 2021 19:45 PM EDT

The latest from Week 8 of the NFL (all times EDT): ___ 7:40 p.m. The Seattle Seahawks made their victory look easy. The Denver Broncos certainly didn't. The New Orleans Saints held off Tom Brady with a late...

Patriots believe offense is better than it has performed

Oct. 20, 2021 18:03 PM EDT

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — The numbers are less than flattering. The New England Patriots head into Sunday’s game with the New York Jets ranked 27th in rushing offense, 26th in total offense, 24th in points per game and 19th in passing offense. And with 11 giveaways...

Secondary issues on display in Patriots' OT loss to Cowboys

Oct. 18, 2021 15:42 PM EDT

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — The Patriots spent heavily this offseason hoping to patch the holes of a team that finished 7-9 in 2020 and on the outside of the playoffs for the first time since 2008. Through six games of 2021, those efforts have added up to them being...

Seattle's Darrell Taylor taken to hospital after scary hit

Oct. 18, 2021 00:40 AM EDT

Seahawks linebacker Darrell Taylor had movement in all of his extremities after leaving Seattle's game Sunday night against Pittsburgh late in the fourth quarter on a stretcher with an unspecified injury. Taylor fell to the ground after a collision during a 3-yard gain by...