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Bernd Buchmasser

Go inside the Patriots’ locker room after their win over the Titans

Related: Patriots vs. Titans: New England continuously finds points, beat Tennessee 36-13

Even though they were missing multiple starters on both sides of the ball, the Tennessee Titans played a competitive game against the New England Patriots in Week 12. Ultimately, though, the Patriots prevailed and ended up winning 36-13 — their sixth straight win in a row.

Needless to say that there were a lot of smiles in the locker room after the game, and the Patriots’ in-house camera...

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Oliver Thomas

Patriots add Devine Ozigbo, Thakarius Keyes to practice squad amid series of moves

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New England released defensive tackle Niles Scott in a corresponding move.

The New England Patriots announced the additions of running back Devine Ozigbo and cornerback Thakarius “BoPete” Keyes to the practice squad on Tuesday afternoon.

Both had visited for workouts since the start of the week.

Ozigbo, 25, originally signed with the New Orleans Saints as an undrafted free agent in 2019. The Nebraska product, who was claimed off waivers by the...

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2021 Week 13 Patriots Power Rankings

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Check out where the experts rank the Patriots heading into Week 13.

This is more like it. The view we’re used to —top tier and looking down on the rest of the league. Six wins in a row and my memory of sitting at 2-4, only a month and a half ago, gets fuzzier by the day. And there’s no harm in fans being enthusiastically optimistic when we all know Bill Belichick has the players on more of a Jim Mora-rant diet. We can look ahead to the...

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Bernd Buchmasser

Comparing Mac Jones to the other first-round rookie quarterbacks after Week 12

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Related: Mac Attack: What went right and what went wrong for Mac Jones against the Titans

Bill Belichick has done a lot of things in his storied career as a coach, but it took him until his 22nd offseason with the New England Patriots to finally select a quarterback in the first round of the NFL Draft. That quarterback was Alabama’s Mac Jones, who was picked 15th overall and went on to beat out incumbent Cam Newton over the course of training...

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Bernd Buchmasser

Patriots vs. Titans rookie review: Christian Barmore’s impact extends beyond the stat-sheet

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Related: Patriots vs. Titans snap count report: New England deploys heavy rotation in 36-13 win

The New England Patriots have now won six games in a row, thanks to a 36-13 victory over the visiting Tennessee Titans in Week 12. Now at 8-4, the Patriots have realistic dreams of not just making the playoffs but entering them as one of the top seeds in the AFC — something that would not have been possible without the...

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Bernd Buchmasser

Mock draft: Patriots pair Mac Jones with a high-upside wide receiver

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Related: Mock draft: Patriots try to find their next Dont’a Hightower

The New England Patriots invested considerable resources to upgrade their receiving arsenal this offseason. They signed the top two tight ends available — Jonnu Smith and Hunter Henry — and also added wide receivers Nelson Agholor and Kendrick Bourne on multi-year deals.

Together with Jakobi Meyers and N’Keal Harry, Agholor and Bourne form the core of New England’s...

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Is Mac Jones An NFL MVP Candidate?

Could it be that the New England Patriots and quarterback Mac Jones were a match made in heaven? The six-time Super Bowl champions did not trade up to acquire the play-caller from Alabama.

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Jonnu Smith has begun to blossom in the Patriots’ offense

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Related: ‘Energizer Bunny’ Kendrick Bourne keeps making electric plays for the Patriots offense

The New England Patriots’ free agency spending spree started with the addition of Jonnu Smith on a four-year, $50 million contract. Expectations were naturally high for the tight end, but compared to other additions this offseason he has taken a bit longer to hit his stride in the New England offense.

Eleven games into his...

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Bernd Buchmasser

Report: Patriots work out running back Devine Ozigbo after placing J.J. Taylor on Covid-19 list

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Related: Patriots place J.J. Taylor on Covid-19 reserve list, designate Quinn Nordin to return

One day after sending backup running back J.J. Taylor from the active roster to the Coronavirus reserve list, the New England Patriots decided to take a look at a potential free agency option at the position. As first reported by ESPN Boston’s Mike Reiss, the team brought Devin Ozigbo in for a workout on Tuesday.

Ozigbo, 25, originally arrived in the NFL...

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Is Mac Jones An NFL MVP Candidate?

Could it be that the New England Patriots and quarterback Mac Jones were a match made in heaven? The six-time Super Bowl champions did not trade up to acquire the play-caller from Alabama.

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New England Patriots links 11/30/21 - Pats punch-out, stiff-arm and plow their way up the AFC

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Paul Perillo says the Patriots keep moving up in the AFC. Mike Dussault breaks down Kendrick Bourne’s emergence for the Pats offense. Press Conference transcript: Bill Belichick. Press Conferences: Adrian Phillips - Ted Karras - Rhamondre Stevenson - Bill Belichick. Inside the Patriots locker room after win over Titans. (1.37 min....

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Spotlight on Judon

Matt Judon has hit the ceiling and danced upon it! This season saw plenty of new faces welcomed into Patriots Nation, and one of the most successful and possibly the one most fans would vote as MVP so far, is Matthew Judon.

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Mac Attack: What went right and what went wrong for Mac Jones against the Titans

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Related: The Lane Breakdown: 10 takeaways from the Patriots’ win over the Titans

Mac Jones has little experience playing in the cold. The New England Patriots’ rookie quarterback grew up in Jacksonville and played college ball at the University of Alabama, limiting his exposure to freezing temperatures before his arrival in the NFL.

Sunday’s game against the Tennessee Titans showed that the first-round rookie is a master of adaptation, though....

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Bernd Buchmasser

Patriots’ emphasis on fumbles is starting to pay off

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Related: Patriots defense bends but doesn’t break against the Titans

Earlier during the season, the New England Patriots had some major issues in the fumbling department on both offense and defense. The season opener against the Miami Dolphins was a perfect representation of that: New England fumbled four times — including two that were lost — while the defense failed to force or recover any fumbles.

Over the following eight...

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Bernd Buchmasser

NFL playoff picture: Patriots move into 2nd place in the AFC

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Related: A tale as old as time: As the weather gets colder, the Patriots get hotter

With Thanksgiving over, the New England Patriots have now entered a “new” season — something repeatedly pointed out by their head coach and players. And if their first post-Thanksgiving game is a sign of things to come, the team should feel quite good about its outlook this season.

New England defeated the visiting Tennessee Titans 36-13...

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3 Reasons The Patriots Are Legitimate Super Bowl Contenders

It was easy to count out the New England Patriots after a 7-9 record last season and a 2-4 start this year. NFL fans declared the Patriots dynasty dead after dominating the league for the better part of two decades.

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Bernd Buchmasser

Patriots rooting guide and open thread: Week 12 Monday Night Football edition

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Related: Instant analysis from Patriots’ 36-13 win over Titans

The New England Patriots can sit back and relax after their Week 12 game against the Tennessee Titans. They took care of business, after all, improving to 8-4 on the season thanks to a hard-fought 36-13 victory over the now-former number one playoff seed in the AFC. Monday Night Football between the Seattle Seahawks and Washington Football Team is therefore a chill affair for the Patriots...

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Oliver Thomas

Patriots place J.J. Taylor on Covid-19 reserve list, designate Quinn Nordin to return

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Running back J.J. Taylor has been active for five games this season.

The New England Patriots placed running back J.J. Taylor on the Covid-19 reserve list and designated kicker Quinn Nordin to return from injured reserve Monday, according to the NFL transaction wire.

Taylor, 23, has appeared in five games this season to total 45 yards and two touchdowns from scrimmage through 23 touches. A healthy inactive for New England’s...

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Oliver Thomas

Patriots reportedly work out former Chiefs, Colts cornerback Thakarius Keyes

Thakarius “Bopete” Keyes was released from the Colts’ practice squad last week.

The New England Patriots worked out cornerback Thakarius “BoPete” Keyes on Monday, as shared by ESPN’s Mike Reiss and SportsTalk 790’s Aaron Wilson.

Keyes, 24, entered the NFL with the Kansas City Chiefs in the seventh round of the 2020 draft at No. 237 overall. The 6-foot-1, 202-pound Tulane product was released from the Indianapolis Colts’ practice squad on Nov. 22 after being claimed...

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Bernd Buchmasser

Patriots vs. Titans injury analysis: New England suffers only minor bumps and bruises

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Related: Patriots vs. Titans snap count report: New England deploys heavy rotation in 36-13 win

The New England Patriots have a lot to feel good about. They were able to win their sixth straight game on Sunday by beating the Tennessee Titans with a final score of 36-13. Moreover, they appeared to have escaped the physical game against the former number one playoff seed in the AFC without any major injuries.

With that said,...

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