This is the October 5, 2012 news archive. View today's Patriots rumors and news.
Earlier this week, Patriots linebacker Brandon Spikes was asked about his aggressive nature on the field. “Absolutely. A lot of guys, they know the new rules. I don’t think I’ve done anything illegal,” Spikes said, via the Patriots website. “I”Share Tweet
On Friday morning, we shared a report that Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez was a “virtual certainty” to miss Sunday’s game against the Broncos. The Patriots haven’t ruled him out yet, though. Hernandez was back on the practice field Friday andShare Tweet
In other fake news, Michael Vick breaks both his legsyahoo.com Oct 5, 2012Bad news, Eagles fans: According to a report from Global Associated News, Michael Vick has broken both legs in a Philadelphia car accident! The accident involved Vick and a 76-year-old female driver, and further details will be forthcoming. In an eerie …Share Tweet
Final Word: AFC EastESPN.com Oct 5, 2012Five nuggets of knowledge about Week 5: Reclaiming Gillette Stadium: Sunday marks the first home game since the New England Patriots were upset at Gillette Stadium in Week 2 by the Arizona Cardinals. The Patriots entered that game 35-1 in their previous…Share Tweet
Archie Manning: Peyton, Brady will enjoy rivalry more laterprofootballtalk.com Oct 5, 2012Peyton Manning and Tom Brady have downplayed the significance of their personal rivalry this week, saying it’s more about the Broncos and the Patriots. But Archie Manning said he wished he’d have been able to have had something similar in his day, andShare Tweetprofootballtalk.com Oct 5, 2012The Bills need more consistency from DT Marcell Dareus. Dolphins coach Joe Philbin is looking forward to getting DT Tony McDaniel back in the lineup. Said Patriots RB Brandon Bolden, “Last week happened, now we’re getting ready for Denver. You know, jShare Tweet
Week 5 Matchups: Ryan and Griffin Grab Spotlightnytimes.com Oct 5, 2012The top games this weekend feature a classic quarterback matchup (Tom Brady vs. Peyton Manning) and meeting of top young quarterbacks (Matt Ryan vs. Robert Griffin III).Share Tweet
NFL32OT: From Worst To BestOct 5Episode 201: Suzy Kolber and Chris Mortensen discuss the success of the NFC West. Damien Woody breaks down facing Peyton Manning. The NFL crew discuss whether the Dolphins can stop A.J. Green.
'Playbook': Broncos vs. PatriotsOct 5Sterling Sharpe, Brian Baldinger and Donovan McNabb break down the Denver Broncos and New England Patriots' Week 5 matchup, featuring two old rivals in Peyton Manning and Tom Brady.
Patriots' ground gameOct 5Charley Casserly explains how important the New England Patriots running game is to their offense and what to expect against the Denver Broncos.
Lloyd talks Patriots' offenseOct 5New England Patriots wide receiver Brandon Lloyd joins "Around the League" to talk about his connection with quarterback Tom Brady and where the Patriots' offense are headed this season.