Patriots

Tom Brady and Danny Amendola
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John Tomase
January 22, 2018 - 9:55 am
There are a lot of Patriots haters out there, and the official Gillette Stadium Twitter account seemed to have a message for them on Monday after Sunday's 24-20 comeback victory over the Jacksonville Jaguars in the AFC title game. "This isn't even close to the last confetti pic we'll be posting,"...
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Lucy Burdge
January 22, 2018 - 7:48 am
Welcome to Monday’s Morning Mashup. For the latest news, start at our WEEI.com home page or click here for the top stories from our news wire . MONDAY’S BROADCAST HIGHLIGHTS: NBA: Miami at Houston, 8 p.m. (NBATV) NBA: Minnesota at LA Clippers, 10:30 p.m. (NBATV) NHL: Tampa Bay at Chicago, 8:30 p.m...
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Scott McLaughlin
January 21, 2018 - 9:39 pm
The Patriots won’t have to worry about facing a team at its home stadium in Super Bowl LII. The Eagles saw to that Sunday night, as they crushed the Vikings 38-7 to punch their ticket to Minneapolis, where they’ll meet the Patriots on Feb. 4. The Vikings were looking to become the first team in NFL...
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Rob Bradford
January 21, 2018 - 8:39 pm
Tom Brady offered an honest assessment of his injured right hand after helping the Patriots beat the Jaguars, 24-20, in the AFC Championship Game, suggesting that it remained a concern all the way up until Saturday. "I've had a lot worse," Brady said. "I didn't know that on Wednesday. It was a...
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Tom Brady and Danny Amendola
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John Tomase
January 21, 2018 - 7:09 pm
His hand stitched shut and his confidence only restored in the 24 hours before Sunday's AFC title game, Tom Brady wasn't going to be fazed by a 10-point deficit against the Jacksonville Jaguars. He had overcome more dire circumstances in his last two Super Bowls. The 10-point fourth quarter...
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Rob Bradford
January 21, 2018 - 6:58 pm
Welcome to the nightmare of a nation (minus a few states). The Patriots are heading to another Super Bowl. Too bad world. There is no waking up from this bad dream. You could feel it on social media for three hours. So many were so happy. Those fans in Gillette Stadium, not so much. But nobody...
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Tedy Bruschi and Tom Brady
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John Tomase
January 19, 2018 - 10:14 am
If you're unconvinced that Tom Brady's right hand injury could impact him during Sunday's AFC championship game against the Jaguars, don't take our word for it. Listen to former Patriots great Tedy Bruschi. Appearing alongside Elle Duncan on ESPN on Friday, Bruschi made his concerns clear. "This is...
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Jaylen Brown
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John Tomase
January 19, 2018 - 9:53 am
Jaylen Brown may ply his trade in Boston, but blood trumps his adopted hometown. When the Patriots host the Jaguars in Sunday's AFC championship, Brown will have a rooting interest in the visitors. His cousin is Pro Bowl corner A.J. Bouye, and Brown isn't shy about his allegiances. He said he's...
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Tom Brady
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John Tomase
January 17, 2018 - 9:39 pm
Let's just accept that we won't know the truth about Tom Brady until Sunday's opening drive. The Patriots quarterback missed Wednesday's press conference to meet with the medical staff. He later appeared on the injury report with a hand issue, which is new. The Herald's Karen Guregian reported that...
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