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Unhappy returns: Pats eliminated in losing to Bills

Jan. 08, 2023 19:58 PM EST

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Playing in an emotionally charged stadium, where fans and Bills players celebrated safety Damar Hamlin's remarkable recovery after his cardiac arrest in Cincinnati, isn't what cost the New England Patriots a playoff berth. The Patriots, who could've made...

Questions linger as Patriots' offense falls short again

Dec. 02, 2022 15:19 PM EST

FOXBOROUGH, Mass, (AP) — Quarterback Mac Jones was adamant his expletive-laced tirade on the sideline during the Patriots 24-10 loss to Buffalo was about motivating himself and not an emotional plea about the play calling or anything directed at his coaches. Only he knows for...

Josh Allen throws for 2 TDs, Bills beat Patriots 24-10

Dec. 02, 2022 00:25 AM EST

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — The Buffalo Bills had done everything this season, except earn a victory in their division. They're hoping their first will be the one that helps put them back on the path to winning it again. Josh Allen threw two touchdown passes and the...

Replay reversal on TD catch proves costly in Patriots loss

Nov. 25, 2022 01:47 AM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Hunter Henry was ruled on the field to have secured a tough catch at the goal line for what would have been a third-quarter touchdown to give the New England Patriots the lead late in the third quarter at Minnesota. After a lengthy replay review, the call was...

Cousins, Vikings rebound from blowout to beat Patriots 33-26

Nov. 25, 2022 01:21 AM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings have quickly become a confident and resilient team under rookie coach Kevin O'Connell and his staff, and they sure showed it in this short week. Kirk Cousins threw for 299 yards and three touchdowns, the last a go-ahead score to Adam Thielen...

Vikings seek quick bounce back vs. stout Patriots defense

Nov. 23, 2022 12:46 PM EST

NEW ENGLAND (6-4) at MINNESOTA (8-2) Thursday, 8:20 p.m. EST, NBC FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK NFL LINE: Vikings by 2½. AGAINST THE SPREAD: Patriots 6-3-1; Vikings 4-5-1 SERIES RECORD: Patriots lead 9-4. LAST MEETING: Patriots beat...

Patriots still looking for answers on offense after big win

Nov. 21, 2022 17:16 PM EST

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — In the postgame locker room euphoria of the Patriots' 10-3 win over the Jets on Sunday, references to Marcus Jones’ 84-yard punt return touchdown gallop echoed throughout. “Just keep running home, bro!” receiver Nelson Agholor shouted in Jones’...

Marcus Jones' late punt return lifts Patriots over Jets 10-3

Nov. 20, 2022 20:38 PM EST

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — The NFL went 10 weeks and hundreds of kicks without a player returning a punt for a touchdown. Marcus Jones made the first of the season one to remember. The New England rookie returned a punt 84 yards for a touchdown with 5 seconds remaining and the...

Jets face questions on offense after anemic effort vs. Pats

Nov. 20, 2022 18:44 PM EST

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Zach Wilson and the New York Jets had a chance to leave Gillette Stadium in first place in the AFC East. Instead, they slid to the bottom of the division with another disappointing loss to the New England Patriots. New York’s inability to...

Patriots going for 14th straight win against surging Jets

Nov. 18, 2022 17:46 PM EST

NEW YORK JETS (6-3) at NEW ENGLAND (5-4) Sunday, 1 p.m. EST, CBS FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK NFL LINE: Patriots by 3 1/2. AGAINST THE SPREAD: Jets 6-3; Patriots 5-3-1. SERIES RECORD: Patriots lead 72-54-1. LAST MEETING: Patriots beat...