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Lions go into bye on a high after beating Packers 31-23

DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Lions have beaten Aaron Rodgers- and Tom Brady-led teams this season.And yes, they still have a losing record.Detroit has provided glimpses of its potential, beating the Green Bay Packers 31-23 on Sunday in their first home game since dominating the New England Patriots.The Lions (2-3) have also shown they have […]

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The Latest: Patriots TE Rob Gronkowski injures ankle

The Latest on Week 4 in the NFL (all times EDT):3:05 p.m.Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski has headed to the locker room with an ankle injury.Gronkowski left the Patriots matchup with the Dolphins in the third quarter and limped off the field favoring his right leg.Just moments before the injury, Gronkowski hauled in his fourth […]

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Brady can’t pull out a comeback over Jags this time

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Falling behind to the Jacksonville Jaguars was nothing new to Tom Brady.The outcome was.Eight months after Brady brought the Patriots back from a 10-point deficit in the fourth quarter of the AFC title game, the Jaguars’ defense held at key moments in a 31-20 victory, the first time Brady ever lost […]

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Patriots’ Gronk ‘ready for anything’ after Ramsey’s comments

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Jalen Ramsey has approached trash talking — both dishing it out and receiving it — with open arms for most of his football career.When initiating it he’s been an equal opportunity offender, even when his words were aimed at possibly two of the best players to ever play their respective positions.Ramsey […]

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Patriots eyeing special teams improvement entering Week 2

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — One of the biggest questions for the Patriots entering the season was how their defense would look following a series of offseason tweaks.While the defense certainly had some miscues during New England’s 27-20 victory over Houston on Sunday , it may not be the unit looking to make the most improvement […]

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Patriots, Eagles switch places in latest AP Pro32 poll

NEW YORK (AP) — Well that didn’t take long.The Philadelphia Eagles and New England Patriots, who met in the Super Bowl, switched places on Tuesday in the latest AP Pro32 poll .The defending champion Eagles opened the season on top, with the Patriots a close second.After the first week of the regular season, it’s the […]

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