Foreign-born NFL players, like Raiders DL Jack Crawford, are seeing the sport grow in their home countries at varying rates.
Tom Brady had a tremendous game until the final stretch in the Patriots' loss to the Giants in Super Bowl XLVI.
Synthetic gloves are playing a bigger role as more NFL receivers choose to wear the "sticky" gloves rather than playing bare-handed.
The Patriots' passing game was productive in the second half, but there were few other highlights from Sunday's loss.
There were not a lot of highlights for the Patriots in their Week Eight loss to the Steelers, but Andre Carter had another nice game.
The Patriots beat the Jets at their own game by pounding the rock in the fourth quarter to seal the victory thanks to RB BenJarvus Green-Ellis.
Wes Welker had another huge game for the Patriots and he leads the league in receiving by a wide margin.
The Patriots' offensive, defensive and special-teams players of the week from their Week Three loss to the Bills.
This is the last in a series of position-by-position looks at the Patriots' personnel entering the 2011 offseason. Today, we analyze New England's specialists.
In Tuesday's conference call, Patriots head coach Bill Belichick talked about the play of Eric Moore, Zoltan Mesko and Ryan Wendell, while DL coach Pepper Johnson discussed Vince Wilfork's impact.
Three Patriots rookies made big impacts on defense in their 45-3 win over the Jets, with two hauling in interceptions.
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.
Patrick Chung returned and made a huge impact on defense in the Patriots' win over the Steelers, giving him defensive player of the week honors.
Patriots PK Stephen Gostkowski left Sunday's game vs. the Browns with a thigh injury. His return is questionable.
Here's a look at how the Patriots; first-year players are faring through seven games.