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Van Noy, Nordin ruled out for Patriots matchup with Jets

Sep. 17, 2021 16:39 PM EDT

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Patriots linebacker Kyle Van Noy is out for Sunday's matchup with the Jets with a throat injury. An abdomen issue will also sideline kicker Quinn Nordin. The undrafted rookie was a healthy scratch for last week's opener against Miami. ...

Patriots rookie Jones throws 1st TD but 'wasn't good enough'

Sep. 12, 2021 20:52 PM EDT

Mac Jones didn’t want to save the football from his first career NFL touchdown pass. He never got a second. The New England Patriots rookie completed 29 of 39 passes for 281 yards and a TD on Sunday in his NFL debut. He was driving the Patriots to a potential go-ahead...

College teammates Tagovailoa, Jones ready for 1st NFL clash

Sep. 09, 2021 18:16 PM EDT

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Mac Jones spent most of his college career at Alabama watching from the sideline — first behind Jalen Hurts and then backing up Tua Tagovailoa. Hurts was first to join the Crimson Tide program in 2016, followed by Jones and Tagovailoa in...

Jonnu Smith, Henry ready to help QB Jones in opener for Pats

Sep. 06, 2021 20:42 PM EDT

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — One thing that was apparent watching the Patriots offense last season was the lack of dependable pass catching options quarterback Cam Newton had at his disposal. It was a point of emphasis in the offseason, one that coach Bill Belichick sought...

Bills look to take control again in young, new-look AFC East

Sep. 03, 2021 12:13 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Josh Allen and the Buffalo Bills stormed to the top of the AFC East — unfamiliar territory for anyone other than the New England Patriots — and kept going last season. Nearly all the way to the Super Bowl. Now comes the encore,...

Rookie QB Mac Jones ushers in new era for revamped Patriots

Sep. 01, 2021 17:51 PM EDT

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Mac Jones has the keys to his first NFL offense. The rookie quarterback won’t be the only one tasked with steering the New England Patriots back into relevance in the AFC East following a fiasco of a first season without Tom Brady. ...

With Jones at QB, improved D, Pats poised to be back in mix

Sep. 01, 2021 16:13 PM EDT

NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS (7-9) New faces: QB Mac Jones, TE Jonnu Smith, TE Hunter Henry, WR Nelson Agholor, WR Kendrick Bourne, DT Davon Godchaux, LB Matt Judon, DB Jalen Mills, DL Henry Anderson, LB Kyle Van Noy, DL Christian Barmore, DE Ronnie Perkins, special assistant...

Titans thinking Super Bowl after overhauling D, adding Jones

Sep. 01, 2021 14:00 PM EDT

TENNESSEE TITANS (11-6) New faces: WR Julio Jones, LB Bud Dupree, CB Jackrabbit Jenkins, DL Denico Autry, CB Caleb Farley, CB Elijah Molden, WR Josh Reynolds, LB Rashad Weaver, OT Dillon Radunz, LS Morgan Cox, OT Kendall Lamm, K Sam Ficken. Key...

Plenty of familiar faces playing in new places around NFL

Aug. 27, 2021 17:09 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Wait a second. He's playing where now? With the NFL season about to kick off, it's time for a quick refresher on some familiar faces in new places. Otherwise, you might be scratching your head while drafting your fantasy football team or doing double...

Patriots RB depth chart taking shape after Michel trade

Aug. 25, 2021 16:41 PM EDT

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Questions and more questions. The Patriots still have a lot of things to iron out on offense before the start of the regular season. Cam Newton looked close to locking up the starting job at quarterback last week, but a...