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Patriots activate Demaryius Thomas

Patriots wide receiver Demaryius Thomas has taken a step closer to returning to the field. Thomas was moved off the physically unable to perform list and onto the active roster today, according to Mike Reiss of ESPN. Last season Thomas was traded from the Broncos to the Texans and suffered a torn Achilles tendon in [more]

Dontrelle Inman visiting Jets

Dontrelle Inman didn’t land a job with the Lions during a Monday visit, so he’s moved on to meet with another team. Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that Inman is meeting with the Jets on Tuesday. Inman was released by the Patriots over the weekend after making three catches for 40 yards in the [more]

Report: Patriots releasing Ryan Allen

Ryan Allen should have seen the writing on the wall when the Patriots used a fifth-round draft choice on Stanford’s Jake Bailey. Allen’s six-year career in New England is over, Jim McBride of the Boston Globe reports. The team has informed Allen of his release. He leaves with three Super Bowl rings. Allen, 29, likely [more]

Julian Edelman activated, Demaryius Thomas not

Patriots wide receivers Julian Edelman and Demaryius Thomas were both on the practice field today, but only Edelman has been moved to the active roster. Edelman has passed his physical and been activated from the non-football injury list, while Thomas only went through a light warmup today and is still on the physically unable to [more]

Julian Edelman and Demaryius Thomas back on practice field

The Patriots are suddenly flush with wide receivers. According to Mike Reiss of, both Julian Edelman and Demaryius Thomas were on the practice field Monday, taking part in warm-ups during the portion of practice reporters are allowed to watch. That suggests that both have been cleared for action, after they weren’t ready for the [more]

Dontrelle Inman slated to visit Lions

Lions General Manager Bob Quinn and head coach Matt Patricia used to work for the Patriots, so there’s little surprise that they’ve added several players who used to play in New England since coming to Detroit. Their interest in former Patriots apparently goes beyond players who were there at the same time they were or [more]

Bill Belichick still has nothing to say about Josh Gordon (beyond what he has said)

As Steve Burton of WBZ learned the hard way on Saturday night, Patriots coach Bill Belichick has nothing to add to the statement he issued earlier that day about the conditional reinstatement of receiver Josh Gordon. That didn’t stop reporters from trying to finagle more from Belichick during a Monday press conference. “Yeah, I released [more]

Josh Gordon lands on NFI in his return to Patriots

Receiver Josh Gordon is back with the Patriots. Sort of. Via multiple reports, Gordon’s addition to the roster has come with his placement on the non-football injury list. He counts toward the 90-man roster, but he has not yet passed a physical and can’t practice. A league source suggested based on coach Bill Belichick’s cryptic [more]

Patriots release Dontrelle Inman

Josh Gordon is back in the Patriots receiving corps and Dontrelle Inman is out. According to multiple reports the Patriots have released Inman two days after the NFL conditionally reinstated Gordon from his indefinite suspension. Inman signed with the Patriots this offseason after spending last season with the Colts. He had three catches for 40 [more]

Matthew Slater on Josh Gordon: We want to support him however we can

Patriots head coach Bill Belichick didn’t have anything to share beyond his initial statement about wide receiver Josh Gordon‘s reinstatement, but one of the team’s veterans was willing to talk about the wideout’s return. Belichick’s statement said that the Patriots will “evaluate the entire situation” when Gordon rejoins the team and special teams ace Matthew [more]

Jarrett Stidham turns heads again with 193 passing yards

It’s early, but could the Patriots possibly have drafted another third-day quarterback who turns into a starter? Although no one should overreact to preseason stats or results, Jarrett Stidham has not looked like the stage is too big or the lights too bright. Tom Brady did not play Saturday night. Instead, Brian Hoyer started and [more]

Bill Belichick is in midseason halftime interview form

Plenty of players, teams, and coaches need the preseason to get ready for the regular season. When it comes to his interactions with reporters, Patriots coach Bill Belichick is always in midseason form. Asked by Steve Burton of WBZ at halftime of Saturday’s preseason game in Nashville whether Belichick has anything add to his cryptic, [more]

Bill Belichick to “evaluate the entire situation” when Josh Gordon returns

Patriots coach Bill Belichick really knows how to roll out the red carpet. The Patriots released a statement from Belichick after the reinstatement of wide receiver Josh Gordon, and it’s about as Belichickian as you’d imagine. “For the past eight months, Josh’s situation has been entirely a league matter,” he said. “When Josh returns to [more]

Goodell: We are all rooting for Josh Gordon to succeed

The NFL has formally announced Patriots wide receiver Josh Gordon‘s conditional reinstatement from suspension. Gordon was suspended indefinitely last December and the league’s announcement says he will be allowed to rejoin the Patriots for meetings and conditioning work on Sunday. It goes on to say that he can take part in other activities, including practice, [more]

Report: Patriots wideout Josh Gordon reinstated

The Patriots are getting a big boost to their receiving corps before the start of the regular season. According to Adam Schefter of ESPN, suspended wide receiver Josh Gordon is being reinstated by the NFL. That’s a quick turnaround after he applied for reinstatement earlier this month. He was suspended indefinitely in 2018, the latest [more]

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