This is the January 15, 2013 news archive. View today's Patriots rumors and news.

New England Patriots News and Rumors

Blogger Blitz: Containing Ray Rice

Blogger Blitz: Containing Ray Rice

ESPN.com Updated Jan 15, 2013
AFC East blogger James Walker talks about the Patriots' past success at limiting Baltimore running back Ray Rice's production
Upvote Share Tweet
  • Bill Belichick concerned about Torrey Smith

    Bill Belichick concerned about Torrey Smith

    ESPN.com Jan 15, 2013
    The New England Patriots are known to give up "chunk" passing plays on defense. It’s the primary reason New England was ranked 29th against the pass this year. The biggest vertical threat for the Baltimore Ravens is second-year receiver Torrey Smith. He
    Upvote Share Tweet
  • J.J. Watt says the best is yet to come

    J.J. Watt says the best is yet to come

    profootballtalk.com Jan 15, 2013
    The Texans are finished after losing to the Patriots last Sunday, which means one of the greatest individual seasons by a defensive end has also come to an end. J.J. Watt will add no more sacks or batted passes to a resume that’s likely to make him the
    Upvote Share Tweet
  • By the numbers: Tom Brady vs. Ray Lewis

    By the numbers: Tom Brady vs. Ray Lewis

    ESPN.com Jan 15, 2013
    Two future Hall of Famers will meet Sunday when quarterback Tom Brady of the New England Patriots faces linebacker Ray Lewis and the Baltimore Ravens in Sunday's AFC Championship Game. This is the final meeting between these two football legends. Lewis …
    Upvote Share Tweet
  • Rob Gronkowski's Twice-Broken Arm Might Always Be At Risk

    Rob Gronkowski's Twice-Broken Arm Might Always Be At Risk

    deadspin.com CNNSI.com Jan 15, 2013
    Rob Gronkowski broke his left forearm back in November, and had surgery to fix it. He returned for Week 17, played sparingly, then broke his left forearm in the Patriots' first playoff game. It's easy enough to jump to the conclusion that he came back t…
    Upvote Share Tweet
  • Double Coverage: Ravens at Patriots

    Double Coverage: Ravens at Patriots

    ESPN.com patriotsgab.com Jan 15, 2013
    It’s not the Tom Brady versus Peyton Manning showdown many expected in the AFC Championship Game. But the intense rivalry between the New England Patriots and Baltimore Ravens is just as exciting. For the second consecutive year, these familiar foes wil
    Upvote Share Tweet
  • Tuesday morning one-liners

    Tuesday morning one-liners

    profootballtalk.com Jan 15, 2013
    The Bills should have been paying attention to the quality of the quarterbacks in the playoffs last weekend. How far from the playoffs are the Dolphins? Patriots offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels is happy to have Brian Daboll join the coaching staff.…
    Upvote Share Tweet
  • Catfish: NFL Style: For those of you that do not know what “Cat…

    Catfish: NFL Style: For those of you that do not know what “Catfish…

    patriotsgab.com Jan 15, 2013
    For those of you that do not know what “Catfish The T.V. Show” is, it comes on MTV on Monday Nights and it is about people who fall in love online and might not be exactly who they say they are. In this addition of Patriots Gab, we will take a look at
    Upvote Share Tweet
  • Video - NFL32OT: Ravens-Patriots Meet Again 02:13

    NFL32OT: Ravens-Patriots Meet Again

    Jan 15
    Episode 249: Jason Taylor breaks down the Ravens defense going up against Tom Brady and the Patriots offense. The NFL32 crew discuss Texans head coach Gary Kubiak's comments on Matt Schaub.
  • Video - Gronk's impact 02:15

    Gronk's impact

    Jan 15
    How big of a hit will the New England Patriots' offense take with the loss of star tight end Rob Gronkowski? Solomon Wilcots and Albert Breer discuss the team's plans moving forward.
  • Video - Blogger Blitz: Containing Ray Rice 00:50

    Blogger Blitz: Containing Ray Rice

    Jan 15
    AFC East blogger James Walker talks about the Patriots' past success at limiting Ray Rice's production
  • Video - Do Ravens Have A Chance To Beat Patriots? 08:04

    Do Ravens Have A Chance To Beat Patriots?

    Jan 15
    Skip Bayless and Stephen A. Smith discuss the Patriots' being favored by 9.5 points over the Ravens.

Sports Columnists

  • Peter King: Peyton's arm and conservative Broncos; catching up with Reid; …

    Jan 15
    Five items, a sort of mini-MMQB, for a Championship Week Tuesday ...
  • Don Banks: Once left for dead, Ravens a threat again thanks to bold Caldwe…

    Jan 15
    Everyone understood it was a bold and risky move to make at such a vital position so late in the season. But that Harbaugh guy clearly knew what he was doing, because it has quickly elevated his team's offensive production to new heights and brought a S…
  • NFL playoffs -- Harbaugh's risk will pay off for 49ers

    Jan 15
    Jim Harbaugh's gamble on Colin Kaepernick will pay off with a Super Bowl title.
  • Grantland Channel Presents: House Eats

    Jan 15
    Joe House and I became friends for two reasons: eating and basketball. When we went to school together at the College of the Holy Cross, we would play...