PATRIOTS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Patriots' Amendola, Giants' Pierre-Paul leave with injuries

NEW YORK (AP) Tom Brady could be without another of his favorite targets. New England wide receiver Danny Amendola left late in the third quarter of the Patriots' 26-10 win over Los Angeles with an ankle injury and did not return. He was later spotted walking on crutches in the tunnel underneath Gillette Stadium. Should he miss any playing time, it would be the latest blow to...
Via Associated Press
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Brady passes Manning, becomes winningest QB in NFL history

Tom Brady’s first victory over the St. Louis Rams put him on the map as an NFL star in the making. His first win over the Los Angeles Rams cemented his status as the winningest quarterback in league history. The New England Patriots’ 26-10 triumph over the Rams on Sunday was the 201st of Brady’s career, moving him past longtime rival Peyton Manning and into first place on...
Via NESN.com
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Gronkowski releases statement, has no plans to retire

Rob Gronkowski won’t play another down this season, but he has every intention of returning to the field once his surgically repaired back is healed. In his first public comments since undergoing back surgery for a third time, the New England Patriots tight end told FOX’s Jay Glazer he has every intention of playing next season. “I highly appreciate the support from all my...
Via NESN.com
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Bennett turned down $7 million per year from Patriots

The New England Patriots reportedly tried to lock up Martellus Bennett before the tight end even played his first game in a Patriots uniform. Bennett, who’s set to become a free agent this offseason, before the season turned down a contract extension from New England that would have paid him $7 million per season, according to a report from NFL Media’s Ian Rapoport. Rapoport...
Via NESN.com
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Patriots' Gronkowski on IR after season-ending back surgery

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski has been placed on injured reserve after having season-ending back surgery. Gronkowski, who has missed playing time earlier in the season with a hamstring injury and bruised lung, left last week's game against the New York Jets in the first half with what was described as a herniated disk in his back. He had surgery...
Via Associated Press
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Belichick 'disappointed' on Gronk: 'Nobody's worked harder'

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) Patriots coach Bill Belichick says he's ''disappointed'' to lose tight end Rob Gronkowski for the rest of the season due to a back injury. Belichick praised Gronkowski's hard work on Friday and called the injury ''unfortunate.'' The three-time All-Pro is scheduled for surgery on a herniated disk in his back. The Patriots said he's likely to be out the rest...
Via Associated Press
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Former NFL doc hints Gronk's injury could threaten career

New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski will have had three back surgeries since 2009 once his latest procedure is completed, and it goes without saying that there is some major concern about that. How major, exactly? Some are wondering if Gronkowski will ever play in the NFL again. Former Patriots team doctor Thomas Gill spoke with WBZ in Boston Thursday about Gronkowski’s...
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Even without Gronk, the Patriots are still the team to beat in the AFC

The New England Patriots released a statement on Thursday night saying that tight end Rob Gronkowski (back surgery) is unlikely to play again this season: Patriots just released this statement on Rob Gronkowski and the lung injury he suffered against the Seahawks. pic.twitter.com/nercqOwjUR — Albert Breer (@AlbertBreer) December 2, 2016 Despite this news, New England remains...
Via The Comeback
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Patriots say Rob Gronkowski expected to miss rest of season

The New England Patriots announced on Thursday night that Rob Gronkowski is expected to miss the rest of the season because of back surgery. The Pats issued a press release to explain the status of Gronk, who is set to undergo surgery Friday. The team shared what led to the decision: After a hit early in the Jets game, Rob began to experience significant back and leg pain. This...
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Rob Gronkowski to undergo back surgery; Patriots fear his season could be over

If the New England Patriots want to lock up a No. 1 seed and a first-round bye, they’ll likely have to do so without their best receiving threat. According to Vic Carucci of the Buffalo News, Gronkowski suffered a ruptured disk in his back against the Seahawks and will undergo surgery to repair it. He’s expected to be out eight weeks.Ian Rapoport of NFL Network confirmed the...
Via FOX Sports
3 days ago

Trainer compares Dak Prescott to Tom Brady

What we have seen from Dak Prescott thus far this season hasn’t been done by a first-year starter in the NFL since Tom Brady all the way back in 2001. That last statement might be debatable, but a 10-1 record through the first 11 games of Prescott’s career compares favorably to the 11-3 mark Brady put up in his first year as a starter. Statistically, Prescott is wiping the floor...
Via Sportsnaut
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Bill Belichick has high praise for Jared Goff

The Patriots are favored by nearly two touchdowns in their upcoming game against the Rams, but the team’s coaching staff isn’t taking its opponent lightly. New England’s only two losses this season have come in Foxboro, so it’s understandable that the team is being cautious heading into Sunday’s game. The Rams, though, got blown out in New Orleans last week, 49-21, but...
Via The Sports Daily
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Jeff Fisher seems to think Danny Woodhead plays for the Patriots

Los Angeles Rams coach Jeff Fisher has definitely done some stupid things during his mediocre coaching career. He might have topped them all during a conference call with reporters who cover the New England Patriots Wednesday. Fisher was asked about the Patriots’ three-headed running attack. While trying to do the typical coach praise of the opponents, Fisher had some trouble...
Via The Comeback
4 days ago  |  Discuss
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