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Albert Huggins cut, Nick Folk back for Patriots

The Patriots are bringing back kicker Nick Folk in time for Sunday’s game against the Chiefs. New England is waiving rookie defensive tackle Albert Huggins to make room for Folk, Field Yates of ESPN reports. Huggins is an undrafted rookie who has not played at all for the Patriots this year but previously played four [more]

Adam Vinatieri becomes first active player named to NFL all-time team

As the NFL has unveiled its all-time team in celebration of the league’s 100th season, there’s been some criticism that more recent players were overlooked in favor of players from the 1960s and 1970s. But when the all-time kickers were revealed, an active player finally made the list. Adam Vinatieri was named one of the [more]

Patriots worked out Nick Folk, plan to re-sign him

First, the Patriots were expected to re-sign Nick Folk. Then, there was some question about whether the kicker was healthy enough to return. Now, comes word from Ian Rapoport of the NFL that Folk worked out for the team Friday, is healthy and will re-sign with the Patriots on Saturday. Folk underwent an emergency appendectomy [more]

Week 14 injury report roundup

Week 14 of the 2019 NFL season kicked off on Thursday with a win by the Bears 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]

Damien Williams out for Chiefs on Sunday

Running back Damien Williams won’t be in the lineup for the Chiefs in New England on Sunday. Head coach Andy Reid announced on Friday afternoon that Williams will miss his second straight game with a rib injury. Williams was injured in Week 11 against the Chargers in Mexico City. Williams has rushed 83 times for [more]

Tom Brady Sr. on whether his son will return to Patriots: “It’s Bill’s decision”

Patriots quarterback Tom Brady is embarking on the final four regular-season games of the 20th season of his New England career. He hasn’t — and he won’t — comment for now whether he wants to return for a 21st season. Brady’s father, Tom Brady Sr., has chimed in, placing the decision on the shoulders not [more]

Nick Folk will rejoin the Patriots (unless he won’t)

He lost his appendix and his job in consecutive days. Nick Folk reportedly will be getting one of them back. Folk is set to re-sign with the Patriots, according to Ian Rapoport of the NFL. The 35-year-old kicker had an appendectomy on Thanksgiving, and the Patriots dumped him for Kai Forbath on Black Friday. Forbath [more]

Jason Garrett: Cowboys will take “real close, hard look” at kicker

Jason Garrett isn’t getting fired by the Cowboys today, but Brett Maher could be. Appearing Friday morning on 105.3 The Fan in Dallas, the Cowboys head coach acknowledged that change may be coming at the kicker position after Maher missed another field goal on Thursday night in Chicago. “Obviously, we have to do a close [more]

Tom Brady feeling “really good, really positive” heading into weekend

Patriots quarterback Tom Brady has been on the injury report several times this season without being at risk of missing game action and it appears this week is no different despite Brady being listed with a pair of ailments. Brady was listed as a limited participant in Thursday’s practice due to elbow and toe issues. [more]

Tom Brady has elbow and toe injuries

It’s possible Tom Brady is getting too old for this stuff. Brady, who has been dealing with a right elbow injury, now has a toe injury. He was limited in practice on Thursday, three days before a showdown with the Chiefs. He absorbed 12 hits on Sunday night against the Texans, and as Brady ages the [more]

Steve Belichick has learned from his father how to talk to the media

Patriots safeties coach Steve Belichick has garnered some attention this season for reports that he’s the one making the defensive play calls for the best defense in the league. But while Steve is beginning to emerge from the shadow of his father, Bill Belichick, there’s no question that Steve is very much his father’s son. [more]

Eight finalists named for Art Rooney Sportsmanship Award

The NFL announced today the eight finalists for this season’s Art Rooney Sportsmanship Award, the annual award that recognizes players who play the game the right way. Jaguars defensive lineman Calais Campbell, Chargers linebacker Thomas Davis, Colts wide receiver T.Y. Hilton, Washington running back Adrian Peterson, Patriots wide receiver Matthew Slater, Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford, [more]

Patriots still need a kicker after not getting Chase McLaughlin

The Colts claimed kicker Chase McLaughlin off waivers from the 49ers with Adam Vinatieri undergoing an MRI on his sore knee. The Patriots put in a claim for McLaughlin as did the Bills, Ian Rapoport of the NFL reports. The Colts, though, had priority. That leaves New England still without a kicker. The Patriots practiced [more]

Colts claim Chase McLaughlin off waivers, giving them a second kicker

Adam Vinatieri remains the Colts’ kicker but for how long? The Colts added insurance behind Vinatieri, claiming Chase McLaughlin off waivers from the 49ers. Indianapolis waived tight end Matt Lengel in a corresponding move. The Colts listed Vinatieri on their injury report with knee pain, so maybe that’s the reason. But Vinatieri has not been [more]

Damien and Darrel Williams out of practice for Chiefs

The Chiefs brought Spencer Ware back to increase their depth in the offensive backfield this week and Wednesday’s practice provided evidence of the need for that depth. Damien and Darrel Williams were both off the field during the team’s first session ahead of Sunday’s visit to New England. Damien Williams injured his ribs during the [more]

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