With the NFL trade deadline pushed back a couple weeks and the team decimated by injuries, will the Patriots strike a last minute deal like they did in acquiring Aqib Talib last year?
Five players missed practice for the Patriots on Wednesday as the team prepares for Sunday’s matchup with the New York Jets.
Even if the New England Patriots had lost this game to the New Orleans Saints, they had still demonstrated they could go toe-to-toe with an elite NFL team. Thanks to Tom Brady and Kenbrell Thompkins, New England didn’t have to settle for a mere moral victory.
The Patriots are famously tight-lipped when it comes to publicly discussing injuries, so much so that even players on the active roster can sometimes discover news the same way fans do.
The New England Patriots still aren’t playing like an elite NFL team, but getting a 20-point win over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Sunday is a step in the right direction. If the team continues to improve, then next week’s game in Atlanta against a tough Falcons team should be very competitive.
The Felger and Massarotti Show from Monday, September 9.
Patriots rookie tight end Zach Sudfeld reportedly pulled his hamstring on Sunday, leaving the team with one healthy tight end on the roster.
One measure of a good NFL team is the ability to find a way to win even when it’s not playing its best football. This is something the New England Patriots proved Sunday in beating the Buffalo Bills 23-21 despite losing the turnover battle.
A few things to watch for in the Patriots-Jets Thanksgiving night clash.
Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez is confident he and his teammates can step up and fill the void with Rob Gronkowski out.