Latest New England Patriots News

Pats ink deal with Strange, 2 others to complete '22 class

Jun. 23, 2022 18:39 PM EDT

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — The Patriots have completed signing their 2022 draft class, inking contracts with first-round pick Cole Strange, second-round pick Tyquan Thornton and fourth-round pick Bailey Zappe. Terms of the deals were not released. New England has previously reached...

Rob Gronkowski retires, won't join Tom Brady for 3rd season

Jun. 21, 2022 15:55 PM EDT

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Rob Gronkowski won’t be joining Tom Brady for a third season with the Buccaneers. The four-time All-Pro tight end announced his retirement for the second time in three years on Tuesday. In an Instagram post, Gronkowski thanked his teammates and coaches over the...

Wicked Rude: LIV XIV ready for a traditional Boston welcome

Jun. 15, 2022 21:34 PM EDT

BROOKLINE, Mass. (AP) — Every loudmouth from Yarmouth and Masshole from Athol has descended on The Country Club this week, when 14 golfers in the U.S. Open field will face the American public for the first time since defecting to an upstart, Saudi Arabian-backed tour. The injection...

Army-Navy game heading to New England for 1st time

Jun. 15, 2022 16:44 PM EDT

The Army-Navy game will be played in New England for the first time, the service academies announced Wednesday as they revealed the five cities that will host the game over the next five years. Next year's game will be played at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Massachusetts, home of...

Raiders say system changes don't make them 'Patriots West'

Jun. 09, 2022 17:37 PM EDT

HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) — When Las Vegas Raiders owner Mark Davis chose his new coach in January, he made it clear Josh McDaniels' success as an offensive coordinator in New England weighed heavily on his decision. “I’ve just always seen the Patriots as a team that not only...

Judon getting on same page going into 2nd season with Pats

Jun. 08, 2022 17:17 PM EDT

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — One year later, Matthew Judon no longer feels as though he’s trying to learn to speak a new language. “We’re all speaking the same language and I can talk to my coaches differently this time than last year,” Judon said at the conclusion of the New...

Cam Newton on podcast: 'There's not 32 guys better than me'

Jun. 07, 2022 19:24 PM EDT

Cam Newton still considers himself one of the top 32 quarterbacks in the NFL. But Newton, who remains an unrestricted free agent while mandatory minicamps begin around the league, said people’s perception of him has changed largely because he put himself in bad situations the past...

Patriots' Damien Harris excited to get back on the field

Jun. 07, 2022 18:48 PM EDT

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Lining up at his customary position in the New England Patriots' backfield on Tuesday, Damien Harris felt a rush of adrenaline. “It’s a lot of fun just having the opportunity to come out here with this team, having all our guys back just brings all the...

Romeo Crennel retires after almost 40 years as NFL coach

Jun. 07, 2022 08:10 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Romeo Crennel announced his retirement Monday, ending a 39-year NFL coaching career highlighted by five Super Bowl titles. Crennel spent the past eight seasons with the Houston Texans. He was the team's defensive coordinator from 2014-16 and assistant head coach...

Ex-Bears DT Akiem Hicks signs a 1-year deal with the Bucs

Jun. 01, 2022 12:14 PM EDT

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Veteran defensive tackle Akiem Hicks has signed a one-year contract with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. The Bucs announced the move Wednesday, with the 32-year-old Hicks likely to become a replacement for free agent Ndamukong Suh., who spent the past three seasons on...