Latest Rex Burkhead News

Mosley active for Jets; Gordon and Burkhead out for Patriots

Oct. 21, 2019 7:06 PM EDT

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — New York Jets linebacker C.J. Mosley is active against the New England Patriots and will play for the first time since injuring his groin in the season opener. Mosley returned to practice this week and was limited Friday and Saturday, but declared earlier in the week he was...

Pats win, but injuries and offensive execution are concerns

Oct. 11, 2019 3:10 PM EDT

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Try as he might, Tom Brady appeared to be a little stumped when he was asked the question that continues to hover over the Patriots following their latest victory. Has the offense been good enough this season? "We'll see," Brady said before pausing for a few seconds. "We're 6-0, so...

Patriots force 4 turnovers, beat Giants 35-14 to reach 6-0

Oct. 11, 2019 12:46 AM EDT

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Under coach Bill Belichick, the Patriots have made a habit of besting young quarterbacks. They can add Giants rookie Daniel Jones to that list. Tom Brady had two touchdown runs and moved ahead of Peyton Manning for second place on the NFL's all-time passing yards list as New...

Giants missing 3 playmakers in matchup with Patriots

Oct. 10, 2019 7:23 PM EDT

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — The New York Giants will face the Patriots' top-ranked defense in their Thursday night matchup without three of their top playmakers. Running back Saquon Barkley will miss his third straight game because of a sprained right ankle. Tight end and leading receiver Evan Engram is also...

Brady carries unbeaten Patriots past winless Redskins 33-7

Oct. 6, 2019 5:38 PM EDT

LANDOVER, Md. (AP) — Playing before an appreciative audience in a place far from home, Tom Brady helped the New England Patriots stay unbeaten by picking apart the lowly Washington Redskins. While he was at it, the 42-year-old quarterback climbed past a former star in the NFL record book. Brady threw for...

Brady, Patriots defense shine in 30-14 win over Jets

Sep. 22, 2019 9:16 PM EDT

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — The New England Patriots became the third team in seven months to sour on Antonio Brown's off-field problems when they released the All-Pro receiver Friday. On the field, they didn't need him to roll to an easy victory over the New York Jets. Tom Brady threw a pair of touchdown...

6 years after Nebraska TD, boy with cancer takes the field

Sep. 19, 2019 11:53 AM EDT

ATKINSON, Neb. (AP) — A boy with brain cancer who scored a touchdown at a Nebraska practice game is playing football for real. Jack Hoffman took the field Monday to play center for his West Holt junior high team in Atkinson, situated 179 miles (288 kilometers) northwest of Omaha. His proud father, Andy...