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Joseph on Broncos' QBs: 'Didn't like what I saw today'
The Broncos' defensive advantage is making the evaluations of Trevor Siemian and Paxton Lynch difficult for Vance Joseph and his staff. The first-year head coach said Sunday neither QB stood out.
AFC East projected starters: Patriots' offense absolutely loaded
Stephon Gilmore and Mike Gillislee left Buffalo this offseason for the AFC East juggernaut in New England. Just how loaded are the Pats? Gregg Rosenthal studies the division's projected lineups.
Re-ranking the 2015 RB class: The Todd Gurley conundrum
The Cardinals drafted David Johnson 76 slots after the Rams took Todd Gurley -- a laughable gap in hindsight. Gregg Rosenthal reorders the intriguing 2015 class of running backs.
Kony Ealy excited to team up with Trey Flowers
Kony Ealy, who was acquired by New England in a trade with the Carolina Panthers last week, is excited about playing alongside Trey Flowers in the Patriots' defense.
Carolina Panthers trade DE Kony Ealy to Patriots
The Panthers announced Friday that the Patriots have shipped their second-round pick south in exchange for pass-rusher Kony Ealy and Carolina's third-rounder.
Patriots pool report: No setbacks for questionable players
The New England Patriots finished up their on-field practice preparations for Super Bowl LI with a light session on Friday at the University of Houston. Bill Belichick said, "We're ready to go."
Patriots bracing for Tevin Coleman, Devonta Freeman
Matt Ryan and Julio Jones get most of the credit for Atlanta's explosive offense, but the running back duo of Tevin Coleman and Devonta Freeman also have the Patriots concerned.
Patriots' Rob Ninkovich facing four-game suspension
Patriots defensive end Rob Ninkovich was already going to have a few hurdles to clear, coming back from a bad injury last year. Now he is facing a four-game ban after a positive test.
Reading the Defense: 2016 IDP fantasy preview
We're in the midst of fantasy football draft season and we haven't forgotten about those of you playing in IDP leagues. Marcas Grant previews the best and worst of 2016 for the hipsters of fantasy football.
Bill Belichick explains handling 'tough' roster decisions
Bill Belichick has had plenty of success throughout his career when it comes to personnel decisions. The New England coach gave some insight into how he does it with reporters over the weekend.
What we learned: Patriots win, lose, draw on Tuesday
The Patriots took center stage on Tuesday with Nate Ebner's Olympic heroics and a pair of injuries, but did they win, lose or draw? Here's what we learned from camps across the league.
Patriots DE Rob Ninkovich suffers torn triceps
Veteran Patriots defensive end is expected to be sidelined until October with a torn triceps. Is New England hurting for pass rushing help now that Ninkovich is sidelined and Chandler Jones is gone?
Injuries: 'Banged up' Vincent Jackson misses practice
The setbacks continue for Victor Cruz. The veteran wide receiver was held out of New York Giants practice Tuesday because of a tight groin, coach Ben McAdoo says.
Patriots hopeful waits outside stadium for month, wants tryout
Abiola Aborishade, a former Division III wide receiver, has been spending hours standing outside Gillette Stadium holding a sign asking the New England Patriots for a tryout for more than a month.
Broncos, Panthers, Chiefs possess NFL's best linebacking corps
With Shaq Thompson, Luke Kuechly and Thomas Davis, Carolina boasts one of the best linebacker groups in the NFL, but it's not THE best. Our resident LB, Willie McGinest, ranks his top five units.
AFC East projected starters: Garoppolo fills in for Brady
The possibility of Tom Brady's suspension being reinstated will play a big role on who will be the Patriots starting quarterback. Gregg Rosenthal takes a look at the rest of the AFC East rosters.
Bucs GM confident team can draft better in '16 than '15
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers put together a strong draft in 2015, and coach Dirk Koetter believes similar results might be hard to replicate. GM Jason Licht, however, is confident they can do better.
Chris Long vows to find 'the next gear' with Patriots
Energized by joining a Super Bowl contender, Chris Long vows to "find the next gear" with the Patriots. Can the veteran pass rusher outplay the Pro Bowler he's replacing in New England?
Patriots agree to one-year deal with Chris Long
The Patriots traded a big-name defensive end on Tuesday when they surprisingly sent Chandler Jones to Arizona. They quickly welcomed another well-known star at the position to replace him.
Why did the Patriots trade Chandler Jones to Cardinals?
Tuesday's trade of Chandler Jones to Arizona was a rarity in so many ways. So why did New England deal a talented young pass rusher?
Championship Weekend Cheat Sheet
It's the last weekend with multiple football games happening for a long time. So here's everything you need to know for Patriots-Broncos and Cardinals-Panthers as kickoff approaches.
Patriots' Rob Gronkowski is active vs. Chiefs
Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski, who was limited in practice this week, is active against the Chiefs on Saturday, according to NFL Media's Ian Rapoport and Kimberly Jones.
Divisional Round Cheat Sheet
Ready for Divisional Round playoff football? Around The NFL's Kevin Patra provides everything you need to know leading up to the games this weekend.
Madden Ratings: Week 12 analysis, Week 13 predictions
The latest Madden Ratings are in. Colin J. Liotta talks about the butterfly effect and the Patriots, and also predicts a Panthers upset in the Big Easy.