Butler: No Excuses, Just Need To Play BetterButler realizes as much as anyone that he needs to play better after a subpart start to the season.
Aaron Hernandez's Family Sues NFL, Patriots Over 'Severe Case' Of CTEAaron Hernandez’s family has filed a federal lawsuit against the NFL and the New England Patriots after tests on the former player brain revealed a “severe case” of brain trauma.
Rob Gronkowski Participates, Marcus Cannon Does Not At Patriots' Thursday PracticeThe Patriots welcomed back all-world tight end Rob Gronkowski to practice on Thursday, but they remained without their starting right tackle.
Dolloff: Offensive Lines Have Stunk So Far, And The Texans Are The WorstThe Texans have been the very worst of what's been some bad offensive line play so far this season.
Dave Richard's Fantasy Football Advice For Week 3Dave Richard explains why stars like Brandin Cooks have struggled in fantasy, but played well in real life.
Cooks 'Disappointed' In Self, But Taking 'One Play At A Time' To Gel With BradyBrandin Cooks wishes he did more to help the Patriots win so far, but isn't panicking about his chemistry with Tom Brady.
Alan Branch: 'You'll Have To Ask Bill' About Reduced Playing TimeBranch deflected questions about his reduced playing time back to Bill Belichick.
3 Texans To Know Ahead Of The Game Against The PatriotsEveryone knows J.J. Watt. Here are some other Texans players who could make an impact against the Patriots.
Hurley's Picks: No Blowout In Foxboro, While All Eyes Will Be On CowboysMaking picks in the early weeks of the season is always difficult. You're inevitably swayed by your memories of the previous season. You're not sure what to make of anything from the preseason. Things you think you know end up being utter lies.
Marcus Cannon Listed With Concussion/Ankle Injury, Rob Gronkowski Non-Participant On Patriots Injury ReportThe news early Wednesday was positive for the Patriots. But when the official injury report was released later in the day, the news was a bit more troubling.
Gronkowski, Hightower Among Injured Patriots Practicing On WednesdayThe Patriots' practice report from Wednesday should be a rather lengthy one, but a slew of injured players hit the practice field as New England gets ready for Sunday's game against the Houston Texans.
Bill Belichick On NFL's Offensive Line Struggles: It's Like Your Golf GameBelichick attributed the limited number of padded practices as being a major influence on the drop in quality of offensive line play.