Cold, windy weather and a tough Bears defense could make things difficult for the Patriots' offense and for fantasy owners who have reaped the benefits of their recent offensive surge.
Patriots WRs Wes Welker and Deion Branch have been on fire of late but will face a big challenge against Jets CBs Antonio Cromartie and Darrelle Revis.
The way the Patriots' offense has been clicking the past two weeks, there are a lot of worthy fantasy players to start, especially against the Lions.
The Patriots' defense has been bad all year, but now the Patriots' offense is sputtering, and that is not a good combination for a team that just suffered a bad loss to the Browns.
Patriots RB Fred Taylor (toe) and S Jarrad Page (calf) have been ruled out for Sunday's game against the Browns.
Patriots QB Tom Brady may not be the safe bet to start for fantasy purposes that he usually is going against the Chargers this week.
The Patriots' offensive, defensive and special-teams players of the week from their 23-20 overtime victory over the Ravens in Week Six.
Patriots WR Deion Branch reportedly has agreed to adjust the final year of his contract a couple days after rejoining the Pats.
There was nary a shrug when the disappointing Deion Branch era came to an abrupt halt in Seattle with his Oct. 11 trade back to the Patriots in exchange for a fourth-round draft pick.
Here is a sampling of quotes from Patriots WR Deion Branch following his first practice in his return to New England.
Patriots fans should not worry about a Randy Moss-less offense, and Deion Branch is a reminder that the Patriots can win without a downfield threat.
The Patriots officially announced their acquisition of WR Deion Branch, and to make room for him, they placed OT Nick Kaczur on injured reserve.
While nothing is close to imminent, the Patriots and Seahawks are reportedly talking about a potential trade involving Seahawks WR Deion Branch.
With his hefty salary far outweighing his declining production, we hear Seahawks WR Deion Branch is likely to be sent packing after continuing to be a major disappointment.