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FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – As reporters entered the New England Patriots' locker room around 12:45 p.m. on Wednesday, receiver Danny Amendola emerged and made his way toward his locker. He was one of the only players in the locker room at the time, his presenc…
Watch: Patriots begin preparing for FalconsUpdated Sep 25 Share TweetZuri Berry reports from Gillette Stadium, where the Patriots are preparing for their Sunday night game at Atlanta. Danny Amendola and Rob Gronkowski each discussed their status.Share TweetThe New England Patriots are traveling to Hotlanta to take on the Falcons in the group’s first Sunday Night Football game of the 2013 season. The Patriots are 3 – 0 while the Falcons are 1 – 2 but throw the records out the window in this matchup. 3 play…
Wilfork, Mayo, Arrington added to injury reportUpdated Sep 25 Share TweetBy Michael Whitmer, Globe Staff FOXBOROUGH -- Three members of the Patriots defense -- Vince Wilfork, Jerod Mayo, and Kyle Arrington -- were added...Share TweetThe recovering tight end didn't say when he'll return to game play, but entertained with a few one-liners.Share TweetDespite putting up 23 points against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Sunday, the Patriots are last in one critical offensive category.
Nickname games: Matty Ice vs. TB12Updated Sep 25 Share TweetFOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- When Patriots quarterback Tom Brady arrived at the podium for his weekly Wednesday news conference, and asked which reporter wanted to start the proceedings, there was a noticeable silence. That's when veteran Patriots reporter Tom …
Gronk: No update on game statusUpdated Sep 25 Share TweetFOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski was once again on the practice fields Wednesday morning as he continues his recovery from offseason back and forearm surgeries. He addressed the media following practice, though he said nothing of n…
Belichick: Atlanta offense 'explosive', Gronk making progressUpdated Sep 25 Share TweetBill Belichick said Falcons' quarterback Matt Ryan "does a lot of things right," and would only say that Rob Gronkowski is progressing as he returns from back and arm injuries.Share TweetESPN.com team reporter Mike Reiss on the New England Patriots' hot topics as they begin preparations for Week 4.
Week 4: Wednesday practice peekUpdated Sep 25 Share TweetSebastian Vollmer (foot) and Matthew Slater (wrist) were the only players not present for the full-pads practice.Share TweetThe Patriots may be missing some key players on offense, but one team that won’t offer them any sympathy is the Falcons, who enter Sunday night’s showdown equally decimated by injuries.
Amendola Return Getting CloserSep 25Mark Schlereth discusses the upside WR Danny Amendola can have for the Patriots' offense as long as he can stay healthy.
Will New England Patriots receiver Danny Amendola and tight end Rob Gronkowski play Sunday?Sep 25Albert Breer reports that the New England Patriots may be getting their two key offensive targets back in this Sunday's game. Receiver Danny Amendola and tight end Rob Gronkowski both are back on the practice field and hope to play versus the Atlanta Fa…
Chadiha: Real-world battles await Aldon SmithSep 25With alcohol a part of the NFL culture, Aldon Smith can expect his post-rehab life to be a struggle, writes Jeffri Chadiha.
A Wild OneSep 25A Wild One
NFL -- Injuries would complicate 18-game proposal - John Clayton mailbagSep 25John Clayton's mailbag: Factoring in the recent increase in injuries, an 18-game season sounds like a silly idea.
The Saints Are ComingSep 25The Saints Are Coming