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Stingy defense has Pats in good shape ahead of tough stretch

Nov. 29, 2021 15:27 PM EST

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — It’s beginning to feel like old times in New England. The Patriots were solid in all three phases as they romped to a 36-13 win over Tennessee on Sunday. It was their sixth straight victory and kept them atop the AFC East standings with five...

Tune throws for 4 TDs, leads No. 19 Houston over UConn 45-17

Nov. 27, 2021 16:48 PM EST

EAST HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — After taking care of business in New England, Houston coach Dana Holgorsen decided to channel Bill Belichick, happy that his team can finally switch its focus to next weekend's American Athletic Conference championship game. “Now, we're on...

Banged-up Titans look to keep streak alive against Patriots

Nov. 26, 2021 16:46 PM EST

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — In its two matchups with New England under coach Mike Vrabel, Tennessee has turned the Patriot Way into the Titan Way. The Patriots dominated the series for years, winning 10 of 12 before the Titans hired the former New England linebacker as...

Analysis: Sizing up 10 teams with best Super Bowl chances

Nov. 26, 2021 10:50 AM EST

Close games and unpredictable outcomes have been a staple this NFL season. Thanksgiving Day was the latest example. The Bears beat the Lions on a last-second field goal. The Raiders upset the Cowboys on a field goal in overtime. ...

Super Bowl champion Kyle Arrington focused on helping youth

Nov. 26, 2021 03:58 AM EST

Kyle Arrington’s journey from undrafted rookie to NFL leader in interceptions to Super Bowl champion ended following a series of concussions. The former New England Patriots cornerback has turned life after football into a mission to help youth in his community,...

Smith still finding footing with Pats with former team next

Nov. 23, 2021 16:50 PM EST

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Patriots tight end Jonnu Smith wasn’t disgruntled when he left Tennessee in free agency after four years last offseason. He was simply looking for a place to in his words, “start a new chapter” and make “a fresh start on the journey.”...

Analysis: Some teams just needed more time to bloom

Nov. 22, 2021 03:54 AM EST

Patrick Mahomes and the Kansas City Chiefs are back in a familiar spot. Same for Bill Belichick and the New England Patriots. The Chiefs and Patriots have surged to first place in their respective divisions with monthlong winning streaks. The Colts, 49ers and Eagles have...

Lions, Browns both desperate for wins entering Sunday's game

Nov. 19, 2021 17:11 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — The starting quarterback is injured and won't be close to 100% — even if the No. 1 overall pick plays. The passing game isn't producing nearly enough big plays or points and the season has grown desperate. And you thought the winless Detroit Lions had...

Patriots back in playoff hunt, primed for another run

Nov. 19, 2021 16:01 PM EST

Here come the Patriots. After one season of irrelevance after Tom Brady decamped for Tampa Bay, the six-time Super Bowl champions are back in the conversation for an AFC East title — or perhaps more, in a conference with no dominant team. New...

Giants DB Ryan remembers first experience with Tom Brady

Nov. 18, 2021 18:33 PM EST

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Coming out of Rutgers as a third-round draft pick in 2013, defensive back Logan Ryan vividly recalls his first on-field workout with the New England Patriots. It was an organized team activity and players were wearing blue or gray T-shirts....