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Josh Gordon questionable to return with knee injury

Patriots receiver Josh Gordon was injured while trying to chase down Markus Golden following a strip-sack of Tom Brady in the first half. Gordon’s leg was pinned underneath him as Golden went into the end zone, giving the Giants 14 unanswered points in 1:27 and a 14-14 tie. The Patriots took the halftime lead on [more]

Patriots take 21-14 halftime lead on quarterback sneak

The Patriots scored on a 1-yard quarterback sneak with 36 seconds remaining in the half to take a 21-14 lead at intermission. It was a less than impressive half for Tom Brady and the Patriots on a windy night at Gillette Stadium, though. Brady has lost a fumble and thrown an interception in the same [more]

Patriots get blocked punt for a touchdown, 7-0 lead

Tom Brady has thrown an interception. Julian Edelman dropped a pass that was upheld as an incompletion on a Giants challenge. Sony Michel was stopped short on back-to-back third-and-one and fourth-and-one runs. It still would be 0-0 if not for a special teams touchdown on a windy night at Gillette Stadium. Patriots running back Brandon [more]

Rob Gronkowski: I will always keep door open for return

Patriots owner Robert Kraft said earlier Thursday he has hope Rob Gronkowski will return this season. Gronkowski didn’t close the door to that possibility during his Fox debut. “I’ll always keep it open,” Gronkowski said on the pregame show before the Patriots played the Giants. A personal plea from Brady might convince Gronkowski to come [more]

Tom Brady passes Peyton Manning for second-most passing yards ever

On his first pass of the night tonight, Tom Brady became the second-most productive passer in NFL history. Brady’s first pass went for 19 yards to Sony Michel, and gave him 71,942 passing yards in his career. He moved ahead of Peyton Manning, who retired with 71,940 career passing yards. The all-time leader is Saints [more]

Rex Burkhead, Damien Harris among Patriots’ inactives

The Patriots made it official: Running back Rex Burkhead will not play tonight. They listed him among their inactives. Burkhead earned a questionable designation with the foot injury that kept him out last week. The team made running back Damien Harris a healthy scratch. He has dressed for only one game this season. Sony Michel, [more]

Robert Kraft: There is hope Gronk could come back

Patriots owner Robert Kraft isn’t sure that Rob Gronkowski is really retired. Kraft said today on NFL Network that he still hopes Gronkowski, the tight end who announced his retirement this offseason, could play for the Patriots this year. “We all love Gronk, and I think the bottom line is he hasn’t put his retirement [more]

Rex Burkhead not expected to play Thursday night

It looks like the Giants won’t be the only team down a running back on Thursday night. Adam Schefter of ESPN reports that Patriots running back Rex Burkhead is not expected to play. Burkhead was listed as questionable due to the foot injury that kept him out of last weekend’s win over Washington. Sony Michel, [more]

Giants promote RB Austin Walter ahead of Thursday night’s game

The Giants were down to two healthy running backs after ruling Saquon Barkley and Wayne Gallman out for Thursday night’s game against the Patriots, but they made a move to ensure they’ll have three on hand come kickoff. The team has promoted Austin Walter from the practice squad. They waived quarterback Alex Tanney to make [more]

Report: Chris Herndon likely to miss two games with hamstring injury

The Jets’ wait for tight end Chris Herndon to join the lineup is set to stretch a little while longer. Herndon’s four-game suspension to start the season came to an end after last Sunday’s game, but he picked up a hamstring injury while working out on his own last week. The injury kept Herndon from [more]

Daniel Jones remembers Tom Brady spoiling Super Bowl party

Even if the Patriots beat the Giants tonight, it won’t be the first time Tom Brady has ruined things for Daniel Jones. The first time was when Jones was 6. The Giants rookie quarterback recalled being disappointed when Brady led the Patriots to a Super Bowl XXXVIII win over his hometown Panthers in February 2004. [more]

Giants are 17-point underdogs, biggest in franchise history

The line on tonight’s Giants-Patriots game has reached 17 points, an unprecedented spread for the Giants. According to the New York Daily News, this is the first time the Giants have ever been such big underdogs. Tonight’s game is also the biggest spread ever for a Thursday night game. It’s easy to see why the [more]

Ben Watson is “definitely disappointed” to leave Patriots

Patriots tight end Ben Watson became former Patriots tight end Ben Watson on Monday, when the team didn’t add him to the active roster before his exemption expired following a four-game suspension for violating the PED policy. On Wednesday, he spoke publicly about the situation for the first time. “I wouldn’t characterize it as bitter,” [more]

Phillip Dorsett out for Patriots Thursday

Injuries at wide receiver are nothing new for the Patriots this year, and they’ll be short at least one man Thursday against the Giants. The Patriots listed wide receiver Phillip Dorsett as out this week, with a hamstring injury. The Patriots also listed wide receivers Josh Gordon and Julian Edelman as questionable on the report, [more]

Eagles brace for six straight challenging games

The 3-2 Eagles’ return to the scene of their Super Bowl victory marks the first stop on a six-week journey that will help everyone figure out whether they are a true contender in the NFC. From the upcoming road game against the Vikings, the Eagles go to Dallas and then to Buffalo, before hosting the [more]

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