Former Patriot Stevan Ridley said Thursday that his old team “made a mistake” when it came to Deflategate.

FOXBORO — Lesson learned for Malcolm Butler.

With the suspension of Tom Brady looming, the team will likely be in need of another quarterback on the roster, at least to open the season.

With the number of tight ends on the Patriots roster, they were bound to have to release a few as the summer went on. Thursday, they made their first move.

According to Fox Sports’ Mike Garafolo, the Patriots have released Tim Wright.

Malcolm Butler was late for the first organized team activity workout because he missed a flight because of weather issues, and as a result, was held out for the next three weeks of OTA sessions, according to a report from Jeff Howe of the Boston Herald.

Patriots owner Robert Kraft said Tuesday that the decision to release Brandon Spikes was a relatively simple one.

Speaking with reporters after a charity event Tuesday at Gillette Stadium, Patriots owner Robert Kraft was asked about the prospect of NFL commissioner Roger Goodell being the one who will hear the appeal for quarterback Tom Brady later this

The following is the statement issued by the Massachusetts State Police Tuesday morning regarding their investigation into a weekend incident involving former Patriots linebacker Brandon Spikes:

Brandon Spikes made some plays with the Patriots, but more bad decisions. (Al Bello/Getty Images)Five years ago, Brandon Spikes might've gotten a second chance.



The Patriots announced Monday they have signed defensive back Derek Cox. Here’s a brief portion of the statement issued by the team on the move.