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NFL fines CeeDee Lamb, Connor Williams, Trevon Diggs

It was an expensive win for three Cowboys players last week, according to NFL Media. Cowboys cornerback Trevon Diggs, who had a pick-six late in the fourth quarter, was fined $7,981 for unnecessary roughness for hitting a Patriots player in the facemask after a play. Cowboys offensive guard Connor Williams was fined $16,394 for an [more]

As Patriots honor Richard Seymour, Bill Belichick details how he did “everything” well

Richard Seymour is being inducted into the Patriots Hall of Fame today, and Bill Belichick — who drafted Seymour in 2001 and coached him in New England until trading him to the Raiders in 2009 — took the opportunity to detail everything that made Seymour one of the great Patriots players. And Belichick stressed the [more]

Week Seven injury report roundup: A.J. Brown, Tyrann Mathieu set to play

Week Seven of the 2021 NFL season kicked off on Thursday with a win by the Browns and it continues with 11 more games on Sunday, which means that the 24 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]

Martellus Bennett piles on Jimmy Garoppolo

After the 49ers traded up in the draft and signaled that the end was coming for quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo, former Patriots tight end Jermaine Wiggins said that New England teammates wondered whether they could depend on Garoppolo. One of those teammates clearly was former Patriots tight end Martellus Bennett. Appearing on the Double Coverage podcast [more]

Jonathan Jones out, Dont’a Hightower questionable for Patriots

The Patriots issued their injury designations for Sunday’s game against the Jets and it features a lot of their defensive players. Cornerback Jonathan Jones has been ruled out with a shoulder injury. It will be the first game that Jones has missed since the 2019 season. Jones is the only defensive regular ruled out, but [more]

Decision on C.J. Mosley for Sunday will “go down to the wire”

When the Jets take the field against the Patriots on Sunday, it will be two weeks since their last game and it looks like it will take almost of that time for the team to make a call on linebacker C.J. Mosley‘s availability. Mosley hurt his hamstring in the team’s Week Five loss to the [more]

Zach Wilson: It’s going to be a blast facing Patriots again

Jets rookie quarterback Zach Wilson‘s first meeting with the Patriots was not a particularly enjoyable experience. Wilson’s first two passes were intercepted and he threw four overall in a 22-6 loss in Week Two this season. It was one of many dominating performances by a Bill Belichick-led Patriots team against a rookie signal caller and [more]

Marcus Maye: Jets know I want to be here

Jets safety Marcus Maye is playing out this season on the franchise tag and he said on Thursday that he’s not looking to go anywhere else. Maye hurt his ankle in Week Three and his agent tweeted that he’d be healthy in time for the trade deadline, which some took as a hint that Maye [more]

Brian Poole, Chris Smith worked out for Texans

Veteran cornerback Brian Poole‘s visit with the Patriots didn’t result in a contract, so he’s moved on to meet with another team. Poole’s agent Drew Rosenhaus announced that his client worked out for the Texans on Thursday. Poole spent a month with the Saints this summer before landing on injured reserve. He was released from [more]

Jonnu Smith: We know we’re not a 2-4 team

Tight end Jonnu Smith was born during Bill Parcells’ time as the head coach of the Patriots in the mid-1990s, so he might not be familiar with one of Parcells’ most memorable sayings. Parcells believed a team was what their record says they are, but Smith argued that’s not the case for the 2021 Patriots [more]

Ex-NFL player Kenbrell Thompkins pleads guilty to identity theft

Former NFL receiver Kenbrell Armod Thompkins pleaded guilty to one count of unauthorized access device fraud and one count of aggravated identity theft, the Associated Press reports. His sentencing is scheduled for Jan. 6, and he faces up to 12 years in prison. Thompkins fraudulently obtained unemployment benefits from the state of California that were [more]

Stephon Gilmore eases back into practice and will play “whenever he’s ready”

The Panthers traded for veteran cornerback Stephon Gilmore two weeks ago. He practiced with his new team for the first time Wednesday. The Panthers are waiting to see how Gilmore looks in practice this week to determine whether he will make his 2021 debut Sunday. “Obviously, I’d love to have him play Sunday,” Panthers coach [more]

Tom Brady closing in on 600 career touchdown passes, an NFL first

When Tom Brady‘s NFL career started, Dan Marino owned the NFL passing touchdown record, with 420 in his career. Brady now owns the passing touchdowns record, and is poised to surpass a new landmark as soon as Sunday. Brady currently has 598 career passing touchdowns, meaning he’s two away from 600 in his career. He [more]

C.J. Mosley “optimistic” he can play Sunday despite hamstring injury

Jets linebacker C.J. Mosley only played two games in his first two seasons with the Jets, but he was able to be in the lineup for each of the team’s first five games of this season. There’s some question about his availability for No. 6, however. Mosley hurt his hamstring near the end of the [more]

Brian Poole working out for Patriots

The Patriots are taking a look at a possible veteran addition to their cornerback group on Wednesday. Agent Drew Rosenhaus said that his client Brian Poole will work out for the Patriots. Poole was released off of the Saints’ injured reserve list earlier this month. Poole signed with the Saints in July after spending the [more]

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