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Aaron Dobson sidelined for arguing with Josh McDaniels

Aaron Dobson sidelined for arguing with Josh McDaniels

Aaron Dobson has sat out the Pats past two games.(Photo From Boston Globe/AP) Aaron Dobson has played in only one game this season, a week 2 win over the Vikings, he caught one pass for 13 yards, but was only targeted twice. He hasn’t appeared on the in…
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  • Bill Belichick, not Tom Brady, at fault for Patriots problems

    Bill Belichick, not Tom Brady, at fault for Patriots problems

    Tom Brady was talking before the season about when he will know it’s time to retire. He is 37 years old and hasn’t won the Super Bowl in 10 years, but was still able to get the Patriots to the AFC Championship Game last year with the worst supporting ca…
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  • Patriots Injury Report: Chandler Jones and Dont'a Hightower Bot…

    Patriots Injury Report: Chandler Jones and Dont'a Hightower Both Limited

    boston.com 11 hours ago
    If a 41-14 beating wasn't bad enough, the New England Patriots's loss to the Kansas City Chiefs just got a little worse with the release of the Patriots' Wednesday injury report.
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  • Cincinnati a one point favorite over New England

    Cincinnati a one point favorite over New England

    patriotsgab.com 15 hours ago
    Tom Brady and the Patriots home underdogs ESPN may not love New England anymore, but Vegas isn’t ready to give up on the Patriots. Surprisingly, the Bengals are favored, if you can call it that, by one point over the Patriots for the Sunday Night game. …
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  • Bill Belichick Really Just Wants To Talk About Cincinnati

    Bill Belichick Really Just Wants To Talk About Cincinnati

    Bill Belichick was in excellent press-conference form two days after the Chiefs demolished the Patriots. Reporters kept asking him about the Patriots' roster, Tom Brady's age, and concerns for the team's current state. Belichick wasn't interesting in ta…
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  • CB Brandon Browner, WR Brian Tyms practice after suspensions en…

    CB Brandon Browner, WR Brian Tyms practice after suspensions end

    ESPN.com 16 hours ago
    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- Because the Patriots played on Monday night, this week is a shortened week and things are running a bit differently at Gillette Stadium. With Wednesday being the first practice of the week, the Patriots held a walk-through instead o…
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  • Urgency the word of day for Patriots

    Urgency the word of day for Patriots

    ESPN.com 16 hours ago
    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- The word of the day among New England Patriots players is "urgency." "There is a sense of urgency and there needs to be," special teams captain Matthew Slater said as the Patriots returned to work two days after …
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  • Big Monday night makes Jamaal Charles the AFC offensive player …

    Big Monday night makes Jamaal Charles the AFC offensive player of the week

    profootballtalk.com 19 hours ago
    The Chiefs were able to beat the Dolphins in Week Three despite the absence of running back Jamaal Charles. Charles came back in a major way on Monday night. He ran for 92 yards and a touchdown and caught two other touchdown passes as the Chiefs overwhe…
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  • Tom Brady: 'Sometimes We Don't Have a Great Crowd' at Gillette …

    Tom Brady: 'Sometimes We Don't Have a Great Crowd' at Gillette Stadium

    boston.com 20 hours ago
    "Our stadium has been very loud at times and we’ve got sometimes a great crowd, sometimes we don’t have a great crowd," Patriots quarterback Tom Brady said today when asked about playing at Gillette Stadium.
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  • Josh McDaniels confident Patriots offense can get going

    Josh McDaniels confident Patriots offense can get going

    profootballtalk.com 22 hours ago
    Concern about the state of the offense in New England rose steadily during the first month of the season and peaked during Monday night’s thumping at the hands of the Chiefs. A leaky offensive line, an unimpressive group of wide receivers and a poor fou…
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  • Don't Write Off The Patriots Just Yet

    Don't Write Off The Patriots Just Yet

    boston.com 23 hours ago
    The Patriots' measure of success is Super Bowl victories, so let's not call the season a failure four games into the year — even if this team appears to have fallen from contender to pretender.
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  • Wednesday morning one-liners

    Wednesday morning one-liners

    profootballtalk.com 23 hours ago
    The Bills have proven better at forcing turnovers than at taking advantage of them. Dolphins QB Ryan Tannehill is feeling better after a big win — and after sleeping off his jet lag. Who deserves the blame for the Patriots’ struggling offense? Joe Namat…
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  • Patriots Report Card: Week 4 Performance on Monday Night Footba…

    Patriots Report Card: Week 4 Performance on Monday Night Football Forces Academic Probation

    boston.com 24 hours ago
    The Patriots put on an excruciating display of bad football on Monday night. It probably won't take you too long to guess this week's grades. After four report cards, there is no other option for us: The Patriots are officially on academic probation.
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  • Video - Reiss' P.A.T: Moving Past MNF 04:59

    Reiss' P.A.T: Moving Past MNF

    Oct 1
    ESPN Patriots reporter Mike Reiss takes a look back at New England's 41-14 loss to the Kansas City Chiefs, previews Sunday's game against the Cincinnati Bengals and sits down with Devin McCourty.
  • Video - Should Bill Belichick Give Up GM Duties? 02:15

    Should Bill Belichick Give Up GM Duties?

    Oct 1
    Tony Kornheiser and Michael Wilbon of "PTI" debate whether it is time for Bill Belichick to give up his GM duties and stick to coaching the Patriots.
  • Video - John Clayton Joins Olbermann 05:00

    John Clayton Joins Olbermann

    Oct 1
    John Clayton joins Keith Olbermann to discuss the demise of Tom Brady, the rise of Andrew Luck, and why the Ravens should be thanking the Panthers for letting Steve Smith go.
  • Video - Patriots' Defense Needs More Fire 02:43

    Patriots' Defense Needs More Fire

    Oct 1
    ESPN Patriots reporter Mike Reiss discusses the need for the Patriots' defense to regain its intensity against the Bengals on Sunday night.

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    Sep 30
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    Sep 30
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