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2021 Thursday Night Football Schedule: Rams, Seahawks set for early matchup

The Buccaneers and Cowboys will begin the 2021 the season on Thursday, Sept. 9. But Thursday Night Football will technically begin the next week with a divisional contest between the Giants and Washington on NFL Network. After Carolina visits Houston in Week Three, the Week Four matchup will feature the league’s last two No. 1 [more]

Browns at Steelers closes out ESPN’s Monday Night Football 2021 schedule

The NFL announced its 2021 schedule on Wednesday night. The includes 17 games on ESPN’s Monday Night Football. It does not feature a doubleheader on the first Monday night of the season. ESPN also will air a Week 18 Saturday doubleheader. Those games, which will kickoff at 4:15 p.m. and 8:15 p.m. ET, also will [more]

Patriots, Colts, Dolphins, Eagles draw Week 14 byes

The Buccaneers returned from their bye week with four games to play in the 2020 regular season and went on to win them all before rolling through the playoffs to a Super Bowl title. Four teams could have a chance to make history repeat itself this season. The Patriots, Colts, Dolphins, and Eagles have all [more]

2021 NFL Sunday Night Football schedule: Chiefs, Packers set for three appearances

The Chiefs fell short in Super Bowl LV, but they’re still in demand when it comes to Sunday Night Football appearances. The NFL released the schedule for the 2021 season on Wednesday night and Kansas City is set for three appearances on NBC this season. They’ll face the Ravens in Baltimore in Week 2, host [more]

49ers, Rams open as biggest Week One favorites

The release of the schedule for the first weekend of the 2021 NFL season has led to sportsbooks releasing point spreads for the first 16 games of the year. A pair of NFC West teams have been installed as the biggest early favorites. William Hill has the 49ers favored by seven points in their road [more]

Report: Tom Brady returns to New England on Sunday night, October 3

The biggest game of the year comes at the tail week of its fourth week. Master Tesfatsion of Bleacher Report reports that the Patriots will host the Buccaneers on October 3. Per the report, it’s a Sunday night game. Unless Brady plays eight more years in Tampa or ends up with a different team, it’s [more]

Steelers take on Bills, Browns face Chiefs in Week One slate on CBS

The full 2021 schedule won’t be out until later today, but the beginning of the season is taking shape. CBS announced its slate of Week One games and there are several intriguing matchups in the early and late window. Quarterback Ben Roethlisberger and the Steelers will begin their 2021 season in Buffalo, taking on a [more]

Patriots sign draft picks William Sherman, Tre Nixon

The Patriots’ final two draft choices are the first two to sign. Offensive lineman William Sherman, a sixth-round choice, and receiver Tre Nixon, a seventh-round choice, are under contract, Mike Reiss of ESPN reports. Sherman, who played at Colorado, will have a chance to compete for the swing tackle spot behind Isaiah Wynn and Trent [more]

James White: It was only right to come back and compete

Running back James White spent a bit of time on the open market before re-signing with the Patriots in March and he called free agency a “really strange” experience in a Tuesday video conference with reporters. White said that the level of interest from teams would fluctuate from day to day, which meant “a lot [more]

James White’s mother still working to recover from injuries in crash that killed his father

Patriots running back James White found out just hours before a game last season that his father had been killed and his mother critically injured in a car crash. White revealed today that his mother’s road to recovery has been long, but she is getting better. White told reporters today that his mom, Lisa White, [more]

Patriots fifth-rounder Cameron McGrone could miss season due to 2020 torn ACL

The Patriots signed free agent Harvey Langi on Monday to add to a fairly crowded linebacker room, but a 2020 injury to one of the team’s other offseason additions could keep him from vying for playing time. Fifth-round pick Cameron McGrone tore his ACL during Michigan’s November 21 win over Rutgers. The timing of the [more]

Ryan Mallett resurfaces in Spring League, throws for 252 yards in debut

Quarterback Ryan Mallett last played football in 2017. He’s back, in the Spring League. Playing for the Generals, one of the eight teams in the expanded minor league, the 2011 third-round pick of the Patriots completed 20 of 31 passes for 252 yards in a 21-19 win over the Jousters. Mallett, who played for the [more]

Rob Gronkowski: I don’t see why Julian Edelman wouldn’t be back if he heals up

When wide receiver Julian Edelman announced his retirement from the Patriots earlier this year, he said he would always play “until the wheels come off and they finally have fallen off.” One of Edelman’s former teammates isn’t ready to write off the possibility that Edelman’s wheels will be back on at some point in the [more]

Patriots sign Harvey Langi

Linebacker Harvey Langi is back with the Patriots. Langi’s agent announced on Monday that Langi has signed a one-year deal with New England. The Patriots signed Langi after he went undrafted out of BYU in 2017 and played in one game before going on the non-football injury list after a car accident. He was cut [more]

Patriots have more than 50 players showing up for voluntary offseason work

Players on the Patriots released a statement last month saying “many of us” would follow the NFLPA’s guidance to skip voluntary offseason work at the team facility. But most Patriots are participating. More than 50 players have been present, a source told Mike Reiss of ESPN. That’s a clear majority of the players under contract. [more]

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