The Patriots will place DE Ron Brace on injured reserve Monday, according to PFW correspondent and Boston Herald reporter Ian Rapoport.
Each Wednesday throughout the season we'll indentify one player, coach or area of the team that is most under the microscope. This week, ILB Gary Guyton is the choice.
Without ILB Brandon Spikes in the lineup because of a suspension and with injuries to defensive linemen, the Patriots had trouble stopping the run against the Packers.
The Patriots survived for a 31-27 win, but giving up 27 points and allowing the Packers to have the ball for 40 minutes is not what the best team in the NFL was looking to do on Sunday night.
CB Devin McCourty had another solid game while TE Rob Gronkowski caught his seventh touchdown pass in Sunday's win over the Bears.
Despite PK Nick Folk's problems with field goals and less-than-ideal kickoffs, it appears the Jets will live with him, according to AFC East Whispers.
The Patriots signed DB Chevis Jackson on Friday. Jackson will likely take the roster spot of ILB Brandon Spikes, who was suspended for four games.
Patriots ILB Brandon Spikes has been suspended for four games for violating the NFL's policy on banned substances.
Three Patriots rookies made big impacts on defense in their 45-3 win over the Jets, with two hauling in interceptions.
In the Patriots' 45-3 win over the Jets to take over sole possession of first place in the AFC East, the offense clicked. But it was the stellar play of the defense that was surprising.
The Patriots' defense and tight ends are full of rookies and a few of them made some big plays against the Colts while others are starting to see their playing time decrease.
TE Rob Gronkowski outperformed TE Aaron Hernandez in a big way in Sunday's win, and the Pats' rookie defensive players helped a solid effort from the "D."
The Patriots' run defense has kept them winning games this season, but it failed them on Sunday in a miserable 34-14 loss to the Browns.
Here's a matchup to watch in the Week Nine game between the Patriots and the Browns.
Here's a look at how the Patriots; first-year players are faring through seven games.