Steve Gregory announces retirement from NFL
Veteran safety Steve Gregory announced his retirement Saturday. The 31-year-old safety signed with the Kansas City Chiefs this offseason.
Patrick Chung returning to New England Patriots
Patrick Chung will return to the New England Patriots, just one year after signing a three-year, $10 million contract with the Eagles. Will the veteran safety revitalize his career under Bill Belichick?
Free agency primer: Top 25 defensive backs
Looking for secondary help? You're in luck -- this year's crop of free-agent cornerbacks and safeties includes proven starters like Alterraun Verner. Marc Sessler examines.
Offseason Forecast: New England Patriots
Tom Brady and Bill Belichick aren't going anywhere. But the New England Patriots still have a lot of big questions this offseason, starting with Danny Amendola, Aqib Talib and Julian Edelman.
Steve Gregory released by New England Patriots
Steve Gregory was released by the New England Patriots, the team announced Friday. The veteran safety was entering the final season of his three-year contract with the Pats.
Earl Thomas, Jairus Byrd top list of NFL's best safeties
Earl Thomas of the Seattle Seahawks' stifling Legion of Boom secondary stands out in Chris Wesseling's list of the NFL's top safeties. Read who else at the position belongs on the top shelf.
Sunday Primer: Week 12
Peyton Manning and Tom Brady renew their rivalry Sunday, when the Denver Broncos take on the New England Patriots. Read up on that and everything else you need to know for Week 12.
Reading the Defense: Rob Ninkovich filling a void
Rob Ninkovich won't make people forget about Vince Wilfork's loss, but the defensive end is softening the blow for the Patriots and fantasy owners alike.
Alfonzo Dennard (knee) out for Patriots in Week 12
New England Patriots cornerback Alfonzo Dennard will miss Sunday's game against the Denver Broncos after undergoing a small meniscus procedure. He leads off Wednesday's injury roundup.
Ed Reed's potential landing spots include Patriots, Jets
The Houston Texans have parted ways with Ed Reed. The All-Pro safety now is free for the taking on the waiver wire. Find out the likely landing spots for Reed in what might be his last stop.
Patriots safety Steve Gregory suffers broken thumb
New England Patriots safety Steve Gregory suffered a broken thumb in Sunday's big win over the Pittsburgh Steelers. It remains to be seen if he'll miss time after the Patriots' Week 10 bye.
Terrelle Pryor, Darren McFadden hurt in Raiders' loss
The Oakland Raiders lost in lopsided fashion to the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday, but perhaps more importantly, they lost key starters Terrelle Pryor and Darren McFadden to injury.
New England Patriots' offense too much for Steelers
The New England Patriots' offense finally seems to be rounding into form after Sunday's 55-31 dusting of the Pittsburgh Steelers. What can we expect from the Pats after next week's bye?
Adrian Wilson signs with New England Patriots
The New England Patriots had a need at safety, and they filled the need by signing five-time Pro Bowl selection Adrian Wilson, Albert Breer reported Friday.
Is Joe Flacco headed to 'elite' QB territory for Ravens?
Last year, we saw Eli Manning scatter his critics with a second Super Bowl title. Joe Flacco is one win away from his first, and the "E" word is beginning to crop up. Marc Sessler examines Flacco's status.
New England Patriots quiet over Ayanbadejo's jabs
If the New England Patriots are fired up over a recent Twitter bashing by Baltimore Ravens special-teamer Brendon Ayanbadejo, they aren't letting on publicly. And we don't expect them to.
How New York Jets lost to Patriots in under 60 seconds
The New York Jets were down 7-0 on Sunday night midway through the second quarter. One minute later, their game against the New England Patriots was all but over.
Aaron Hernandez doesn't make Patriots' London trip
The New England Patriots are doing everything possible to keep this week normal while traveling to London. But they won't have their normal starting lineup on the field against the St. Louis Rams.
LaRon Landry of Jets and 10 other safety battles
Safeties are battling for their jobs across the NFL. LaRon Landry just is trying to overcome his own health issues on the Jets, while others like Quinton Carter and Rahim Moore push each other on the field.