New England Patriots might pick WR in 2013 NFL Draft
The New England Patriots made an unsuccessful play for wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders. What's next? Coach Bill Belichick likely will have to turn to the 2013 NFL Draft for wideout talent.
NFL Power Rankings: 49ers claim No. 1 amid free agency frenzy
Anquan Boldin changed teams since our last Power Rankings. In related news, there's a new No. 1 in Elliot Harrison's NFL pecking order -- and much more movement amid the free agency frenzy.
Why Wes Welker, New England Patriots parted ways
Wes Welker and the New England Patriots parting was years in the making. The backstory to it all is a fascinating look at how a beloved player and a team lacked the ability to trust one another.
Free agency primer: Ranking the wide receivers
Mike Wallace was the big-name wide receiver prize this offseason. Marc Sessler ranks all the free-agent talent at wideout and lets you know which teams are looking for an impact receiver.
Ray Rice among 2013's fantasy football heartbreakers
Don't be fooled by all the big names in fantasy football. Adam Rank has a list of players who are likely to break owners' hearts during the 2013 season.
Bill Belichick: Patriots won't stay in foxhole vs. Texans
Deion Branch says the New England Patriots are better than they were a year ago. But coach Bill Belichick says the team needs to stay aggressive if it wants to return to the Super Bowl.
Deion Branch helps Pats prepare for Colin Kaepernick
The New England Patriots used old friend Deion Branch this week to help prepare for the San Francisco 49ers and their option attack with Colin Kaepernick. Branch played it as a kid.
Deion Branch released by New England Patriots
The New England Patriots have released veteran wide receiver Deion Branch. The move ends Branch's latest stint with the franchise that drafted him in 2002.
NFL Network reporters preview Sunday's top matchups
Will the New Orleans Saints' defense stop Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers? Around the League previews this game and the other big Week 4 matchups.
Fines roundup: Ed Reed disciplined for Deion Branch hit
Baltimore Ravens safety Ed Reed was fined $21,000 for his crushing hit on New England Patriots wide receiver Deion Branch on Sunday night. See who else's wallet is lighter now.
Will the New Orleans Saints finally get it done?
Another Sunday is on the horizon, bringing with it 14 games and the return of Deion Branch to the New England Patriots. Dan Hanzus breaks down some interesting subplots to keep track of.
Patriots place Olympian Jeff Demps on injured reserve
The New England Patriots surprisingly put their resident Olympian on the shelf for the season. So we'll have to wait until 2013 to see Jeff Demps in the NFL.
NFL roster cuts you need to know
More than 600 NFL players lost their jobs Friday. Gregg Rosenthal of Around the League explains which moves you need to know about, including the Cleveland Browns' decision on Seneca Wallace.
Deion Branch, Brian Hoyer cut by New England Patriots
It's no surprise that the New England Patriots threw the first curveballs of cut day. Brian Hoyer is out. Who else got a pink slip?
Jabar Gafney, Donte' Stallworth cut by Patriots
Wide receiver Donte' Stallworth's return to the New England Patriots didn't go as planned. The member of the 2007 Patriots squad won't be a part of this year's group.
Camp Buzz: Position battle update 2.0
With training camp winding down, Gregg Rosenthal looks around the NFL at all the camp battles we wrote about in July. Has a rookie wideout emerged as an impact player for the Chicago Bears?
Logan Mankins off New England Patriots' PUP list
Logan Mankins, who was expected to start the season on the physically unable to perform list after ACL surgery, made a surprise return at New England Patriots practice on Sunday.
Plaxico Burress to work out for New England Patriots
Plaxico Burress scored yet another workout Sunday -- this time with the New England Patriots. Could the Pats be the team to take a flier on the veteran wideout?
Bill Belichick has New England Patriots run after fights
Fights at training camps happen about every day across the NFL -- that's not news. But Bill Belichick decided to mete punishment to the New England Patriots after a string of full-team donnybrooks.