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Patriots sew up playoff spot with 34-13 win over Bengals

The last time the Patriots lost at home to the Chiefs, they went on to Cincinnati and got a win that put them back on the right track. If it ain’t broke it, don’t fix it. The Patriots continued to have issues getting their offense on track, but they forced five turnovers and used short [more]

Stephon Gilmore TD puts Patriots up 17 points

The Patriots trailed the Bengals in the first half and only had a 13-10 lead at halftime. There are still more than seven minutes to play in the third quarter and that lead is up to 17 points. Cornerback Stephon Gilmore has a lot to do with the change of fortunes. Gilmore has intercepted Andy [more]

Patriots take 13-10 lead just before halftime

The Patriots thought a few calls against them in last Sunday’s loss to the Chiefs, but they may have gotten one to go their way just before halftime in Cincinnati. Bengals punt returner Alex Erickson muffed a punt in the final minute of the half and Bengals head coach Zac Taylor pleaded with officials that [more]

Bengals run through Patriots to tie game

The start of Sunday’s game in Cincinnati featured the Patriots offense performing better than it has in some recent games and the Patriots defense failing to show up for the first Bengals possession. The Bengals ran on their first eight plays and picked up 67 yards to drive the ball inside the New England 10-yard-line. [more]

Patriots strike first, lead 7-0 in Cincinnati

The Patriots offense has been the subject of much consternation recently, but the unit got off to a good start in Cincinnati on Sunday. James White had a 22-yard catch to account for the first first down of the game and he turned another short Tom Brady pass into a 23-yard touchdown on a third [more]

Patriots cameraman offered to delete Bengals sideline video on the spot

A week after Spygate 2 became a thing, one of the videos generated that day has come to light. Jay Glazer of FOX obtained video of the conversation between Bengals security and the Patriots videographer regarding the effort to videotape the sideline of the Bengals last weekend in Cleveland. “Come on guys,” the Bengals representative [more]

Week 15 early inactives

Every week we bring you all the inactives from the 1 p.m. ET games in one post, constantly updated with the latest information. Check back to see the full list as it becomes available 90 minutes ahead of kickoff. Seahawks at Panthers Seahawks: DE Jadeveon Clowney, LB Mychal Kendricks, TE Luke Willson, G Phil Haynes, [more]

Spygate 2 tape is coming, sort of

Twelve years ago, Jay Glazer was the first (and only) to get his hands on the Spygate video. Today, he’ll debut the Spygate 2 tape. Sort of. Glazer, we’re told, has obtained the video the exchange in the press box between the Patriots representative who was filming the Bengals’ sideline and Bengals’ employees who busted [more]

Peyton Manning’s all-time passing touchdown record could fall today, and tomorrow

“Records are made to be broken.” That’s what guys whose records are about to be broken tend to say. Deep down, they’d prefer to hold those records as long as possible. Peyton Manning set an important record five years and two months ago, when touchdown pass No. 510 put him beyond Brett Favre. Manning retired [more]

Terrell Suggs’ strategy to get back to Baltimore could backfire

Cut by the Cardinals on Friday, veteran linebacker Terrell Suggs has leaked the notion that, if anyone other than the Ravens claims him on waivers, he may not show up. And that may operate as an engraved invitation to claim him on waivers. As players, fans, and media begin to characterize the NFL as an [more]

NFL ponders penalties for Patriots over Spygate 2

As the NFL decides what to do about New England’s admitted infraction of the rules resulting from the taping of the Bengals’ sideline last week at Cleveland, the league is looking at the precedent created by similar infractions. Mark Maske of the Washington Post reports that a penalty is likely, and that the league is [more]

Which coaches are in danger of being fired?

Black Monday is only two weeks away. In recent years Black Monday basically has become Black Sunday, because plenty of coaches get fired not the day after the season ends but the day that it’s all over. So for which coaches will it be over when the season’s over? Two (Jay Gruden and Ron Rivera) [more]

Bengals place Renell Wren on IR, promote Freedom Akinmoladun

The Bengals announced they promoted defensive end Freedom Akinmoladun from the practice squad Saturday. They placed defensive tackle Renell Wren on injured reserve in a corresponding move. Akinmoladun is a rookie out of Nebraska who originally signed with the Giants as a college free agent in May. He spent time on the Giants’ practice squad [more]

Week 15 injury report roundup

Week 15 of the 2019 NFL season kicked off on Thursday with a win by the Ravens and it continues with 14 more games on Sunday, which means that the 28 teams in those games submitted their final injury reports of the week on Friday. The teams playing on Monday night won’t release their final [more]

Julian Edelman questionable, Tom Brady off injury report

Tom Brady said earlier this week he needed some extra treatment for his right elbow, which landed him on the injury report. It must have worked, as he’s off the report now. Via Phil Perry of, Brady’s no longer listed on the injury report, meaning he’s good to go for Sunday’s game against the [more]

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