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Against Jets, Patriots Can Do Without Thrillsnytimes.com Oct 18, 2013The Patriots lead the A.F.C. East with a 5-1 record, although it’s difficult to figure out how they got there.Share TweetBoston.com's Zuri Berry provides his Week 7 NFL picks. As usual, the picks are against the spread.Share TweetAs the Patriots and the Jets prepare to renew their rivalry on Sunday at MetLife Stadium, here’s an intriguing statistic that was unearthed by the highly competent folks behind the scenes (which offsets the incompetence of the on-screen guys) at Pro Foo…Share TweetThe Saints and Patriots played right down to the wire last Sunday that featured plenty of excitement on the way to a 30-27 Patriots win. It also featured a couple of fines for players who violated league edicts. Saints safety Malcolm Jenkins was fined $…Share TweetPatriots tight end Rob Gronkowski may have been cleared by his small army of doctors, but he’s yet to be cleared by Dr. Day-to-Day. The official injury report for Sunday’s game at the Jets shows that Gronkowski is questionable to play. Technically, it’s…Share Tweet
Hernandez case: Associate pleads not guiltyAn associate of former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez pleaded not guilty Friday to an accessory to murder charge and was ordered held on $500,000 cash bail under an agreement with Massachusetts prosecutors.Share TweetRex Ryan wanted his players so focused and well-rested for the New England Patriots that he told them to skip household chores for a week. On Sunday, we'll find out if the couch-potato approach worked. It would help if they could hold on to the ball. Th…Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Oct 18, 2013The return of Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski will be the big headline heading into Sunday’s game with the Jets, but the Pats aren’t the only team getting a player back from injury. Cornerback Dee Milliner will be in the lineup for the Jets after miss…Share TweetWith their first two defensive captains now on IR, the Patriots named replacements.Share Tweet
Running Doc: Like Casey said, it’s not the sex, it’s the pursuit that affects athletic performancenydailynews.com Oct 18, 2013Dear Running Doc: Have you seen the news? It appears Rex Ryan told his team no sex the week before the Patriots game ( or at least that’s how some players interpreted it). I have heard of this. Does this really work? Johnny G. Bronx, NY. Thanks for the …Share TweetCNNSI.com Oct 18, 2013Peyton Manning spent 14 seasons with the Colts. In his second year with the Broncos, the veteran quarterback is paying a visit to his former home. (Getty Images) There is only one game this weekend, one game that will draw every football-loving eye in A…Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Oct 18, 2013Should the Bills rest RB C.J. Spiller to get his ankle back to 100 percent? The Dolphins offensive line knows they need to perform better this weekend. WR Julian Edelman’s punt returns have been a strength for the Patriots this year. Jets TE Jeff Cumber…Share Tweet
Highlighting Patriots-Jets connectionsEach Friday, we lead our coverage with a post that highlights connections between the Patriots' upcoming opponent and the organization. As this is the second time they will face the Jets, that list was previously covered. To change things up, we'll use …Share Tweet
College teammates Logan Ryan, Duron Harmon contribute for PatriotsFOXBOROUGH — Almost immediately after being selected by the Patriots in the third round of the NFL draft on April 26, Logan Ryan took a congratulatory cellphone call from Duron Harmon, his Rutgers teammate and close friend.Share Tweet
Week 6: GMC Never Say Never Moment Of The WeekOct 18Check out the winner of the GMC Never Say Never Moment for Week 6.
'Playbook': New England Patriots vs. New York JetsOct 18The "Playbook" guys discuss the New England Patriots' game plan and also explain why New York Jets cornerback Antonio Cromartie has not been the same player in the last few weeks.
New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski ready for big roleOct 18Now that the New England Patriots and doctors have cleared tight end Rob Gronkowski, how big of a role will he play in Sunday's tilt against the New York Jets? Albert Breer has the latest on the Patriots' plans.
New York Jets fear New England Patriots tight end Rob GronkowskiOct 18The New York Jets are preparing for New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski to play on Sunday and believe Gronkowski could beat them by himself. Find out how the Jets are planning to defend Gronk.