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Josh Gordon becomes the latest calculated risk for Bill Belichick

Having pelts on the wall makes it much easier for a coach who also controls personnel to roll the dice. And Patriots coach Bill Belichick has thrown the bones for now-former Browns receiver Josh Gordon. It could boom like Randy Moss. It could bust like Chad Johnson and Albert Haynesworth. But Belichick’s rings give him [more]

Patriots cut Corey Coleman to create roster spot for Josh Gordon

After trading for a talented Browns wide receiver, the Patriots cut one the Browns drafted in the first round. According to Field Yates of ESPN, the Patriots created the roster spot for their Josh Gordon deal by releasing Corey Coleman. The Patriots picked Coleman off the scrap heap last week, so that part of it [more]

Report: Patriots send fifth-round pick for Josh Gordon

The Patriots and Browns have moved from close to agreeing on a trade sending wide receiver Josh Gordon to New England to reportedly agreeing on that trade. Adam Schefter of ESPN reports that the Patriots will send a 2019 fifth-round pick to Cleveland in exchange for Gordon. The teams have also agreed that the Browns [more]

Report: Patriots, Browns close to deal on Josh Gordon trade

The Browns and Patriots are reportedly on the verge of a deal that would send Josh Gordon to New England. Although no deal is done, the sides are getting close to an agreement, according to Ian Rapoport of NFL Network. The Browns announced on Saturday that they would release Gordon, but they’ve apparently thought better [more]

Bill Belichick: We just have to do a better job

The Patriots lost to the Jaguars 31-20 in Jacksonville on Sunday and issues in all phases of the game were brought up to head coach Bill Belichick during his Monday press conference. Belichick was asked about the job the Jaguars did against tight end Rob Gronkowski, coaching decisions, third-down defense and the lack of a [more]

Gronk grabs two catches for 15 yards, admits Jags’ D covered him well

Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski was a non-factor on Sunday against the Jaguars. Tom Brady targeted Gronk four times, and Gronk caught two passes, one for nine yards and one for six yards. Afterward, Gronkowski admitted the Jaguars’ defense got the best of him. “They did a good job overall,” Gronkowski said. “I just have [more]

Malik Jackson: “Awesome to watch” offense on Sunday

The Jaguars beat the Patriots in a regular season game for the first time on Sunday and the biggest reason for the 31-20 victory was the play of their offense. That was a change from how Jacksonville beat the Giants in Week One, how they won most of their games in 2017 and how they [more]

Blake Bortles’ big day leads way to 31-20 win over Patriots

The Jaguars were criticized for shying away from letting quarterback Blake Bortles throw the ball in the second half of last year’s AFC Championship Game loss to the Patriots and it seems they have a different feeling about letting Bortles put the game on his shoulders this time around. Jacksonville went into halftime with a [more]

Jaguars win challenge, push lead to 18 points in fourth quarter

The Patriots have spent most of the second half in Jacksonville hanging around just close enough to keep thoughts of a comeback in mind, but that might have changed halfway through the fourth quarter. Wide receiver Dede Westbrook took a short pass from Blake Bortles and turned it into a 61-yard touchdown that pushed Jacksonville’s [more]

Patrick Chung, Trey Flowers out with concussions

The Patriots are down a couple of defensive players for the rest of Sunday’s game against the Jaguars. Defensive end Trey Flowers left the game in the first quarter to be evaluated for a concussion and the team announced that he has been diagnosed with one. Safety Patrick Chung did not return to the field [more]

Jaguars head to locker room with 21-3 lead

The Jaguars couldn’t hold a halftime lead against the Patriots on the road in the AFC Championship Game last year and now they’ll have a chance to show that they can finish the job at home in the regular season. They’ll also have a bigger lead to protect. Blake Bortles hit Austin Seferian-Jenkins for a [more]

Jaguars go up 7-0 on sweltering day in Jacksonville

It’s a hot day in Jacksonville and the Jaguars got off to a pretty hot start offensively. After Stephen Gostkowski missed a 54-yard field goal to cap the first Patriots drive of the day, the Jaguars drove 56 yards for a touchdown. Blake Bortles hit Dante Moncrief for a four-yard touchdown in the corner of [more]

Rex Burkhead and Sony Michel active in Jacksonville, Leonard Fournette isn’t

Both the Patriots and Jaguars came into Sunday’s game with running backs listed as questionable on their injury report and the final calls wound up being more positive for the Patriots than the home team. Rex Burkhead and Sony Michel are both active for Sunday’s game. Burkhead was in the concussion protocol this week while [more]

Kenny Britt could return to the Patriots

The revolving door on the Patriots’ receiver room could be spinning again this week. PFT has confirmed that former Patriots receiver Kenny Britt will work out for the team on Monday. The Patriots cut Britt on August 22. Ian Rapoport first reported on the looming workout on Sunday morning. Britt, a first-round pick in 2011 [more]

Jaguars add Calais Campbell to injury report

Jaguars defensive lineman Calais Campbell has apparently injured his knee this morning. The Jaguars announced just before 10 a.m. Eastern that Campbell is now questionable for today’s game against the Patriots with a knee injury. That’s extremely unusual: If Campbell was already dealing with a knee injury, he should have already been on the injury [more]

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