Three Patriots rookies made big impacts on defense in their 45-3 win over the Jets, with two hauling in interceptions.
While first-round RBs Ryan Mathews and C.J. Spiller have disappointed, undrafted RBs Chris Ivory and LeGarrette Blount have made names for themselves with a few other relatively unknown rookie backs coming on late in the season.
Tom Brady remains not only the Patriots' MVP, but far and away the leading candidate for the league MVP award.
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.
If the Patriots want to win Monday night's big game against the Jets, their secondary will need to slow down a hot Mark Sanchez and his dynamic receivers and tight end.
Each week throughout the season, we'll ask our Patriots correspondent and Boston Herald writer Ian Rapoport five questions about the Pats. This week, Ian looks ahead to the big Monday-night game against the Jets and says the defensive line ...
Each Wednesday we'll identify one player, coach or area of the team that is most under the microscope. This week, CBs Devin McCourty, Kyle Arrington and Darius Butler are the choice.
Here's a matchup to watch in the Week 13 game between the Patriots and Jets: Jets KR-WR Brad Smith vs. Patriots' kick coverage/defense
Raiders WR Jacoby Ford took his second kickoff back for a touchdown and had another big game receiving, as the rookie has proved to be a big-play threat for Oakland.
Rookie CB Devin McCourty had his best game while DL Kyle Love saw his first significant action this season in the Pats' Thanksgiving Day win over the Lions.
Tom Brady continues to be a top candidate for the league MVP as CB Devin McCourty makes it into this week's Patriots MVP meter.
Tom Brady and Devin McCourty led a Patriots comeback in their 45-24 Thanksgiving Day victory over the Lions to advance to 9-2 on the season.
Each week throughout the season we'll ask our Patriots correspondent and Boston Herald writer Ian Rapoport five questions about the Pats. This week, he explained how the Patriots' secondary confused Colts QB Peyton Manning and how Dan Connolly has ...
Here's a matchup to watch in the Week 11 Thanksgiving Day game between the Patriots and Lions: Lions WRs Calvin Johnson and Nate Burleson vs. Patriots CBs Devin McCourty and Kyle Arrington
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.