FOXBORO -- Bill Belichick and the Patriots now have to wait for a new collective bargaining agreement to be worked out before moving forward with several veteran players such as Logan Mankins and Matt Light. The Patriots coach admitted that this off-season is a little different simply because they will have to wait to see what the rules and guidelines are for signing players, both their own and free agents. 

 

Tom Brady checked in with the Dennis & Callahan show Monday morning for his final weekly Patriots Monday appearance of the season. Brady completed 29-of-45 passes for 299 yards and two touchdowns with one interception in Sunday's 28-21 loss to the Jets that ended New England's season.

 

Boomer Esiason of CBS Sports made his weekly appearance on the Dennis & Callahan show Monday morning to talk about the Patriots' 28-21 loss to the Jets on Sunday in the AFC playoffs.

 

Patrick Chung was the one who called for the fake punt late in the second quarter of Sunday's playoff loss to the Jets, according to punter Zoltan Mesko. Mesko told NESN.com that Chung, who was working as the up-man on the play, made the call. "We trust the decision Patrick makes," Mesko said. "It just didn’t work out in that particular occasion.

FOXBORO — Down the tunnel they came, one after the other, happy Jets’ players making airplane noises. With their arms outstretched, they pretended to fly from the field to the tunnel to the locker room, singing and laughing.



FOXBORO -- That was called walking the walk.



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FOXBORO -- Jets linebacker Bart Scott met with the media following his team's 28-21 win over the Patriots. Scott was asked when he knew that the Jets were in the head of Tom Brady on Sunday.

 

FOXBORO — Following his team's 28-21 victory over the Patriots, Jets linebacker Bart Scott clarified the comments he made Friday about Wes Welker m when he said the receiver's days in a uniform are numbered. "I meant I was going to try and take my helmet and ram it through his chest," Scott said.

 

The Jets linebacker took offense to Welker's press conference on Thursday in which he made 11 foot or toe references.

 

FOXBORO — Patriots wide receiver Deion Branch ripped some of the Jets for what he called “classless” postgame celebrations in the wake of the Sunday’s divisional playoff game at Gillette Stadium.



Branch would not single out any individuals, but several Jets players were seen giving the finger to fans on the way off the field after the 28-21 win by New York.

Patriots quarterback Tom Brady said the team just "made too many mistakes," in its 28-21 loss to the Jets in the divisional round of the AFC playoffs. "Too many plays that weren't the way we drew them up," he said. Brady also praised the Jets saying, "It was a good plan by them. You have to give them a lot of credit."