Friday, May 24, 2013
|Sept. 8||at Buffalo||1 p.m.||CBS|
|Sept. 12 (Thur.)||N.Y. Jets||8:25 p.m.||NFL|
|Sept. 22||Tampa Bay||1 p.m.||FOX|
|Sept. 29||at Atlanta||8:30 p.m.||NBC|
|Oct. 6||at Cincinnati||1 p.m.||CBS|
|Oct. 13||New Orleans||4:25 p.m.||FOX|
|Oct. 20||at N.Y. Jets||1 p.m.||CBS|
|Oct. 27||Miami||1 p.m.||CBS|
|Nov. 3||Pittsburgh||4:25 p.m.||CBS|
|Nov. 10||BYE WEEK|
|Nov. 18 (Mon.)||at Carolina||8:40 p.m.||ESPN|
|Nov. 24||Denver||8:30 p.m.||NBC|
|Dec. 1||at Houston||4:25 p.m.||CBS|
|Dec. 8||Cleveland||1 p.m.||CBS|
|Dec. 15||at Miami||1 p.m.||CBS|
|Dec. 22||at Balitmore||8:30 p.m.||NBC|
|Dec. 29||Buffalo||1 p.m.||CBS|
A big corps of candidates at wide receiver get a taste of New England's offense, renowned for its intricacy under Tom Brady.
Kyle Love had lost about 20 pounds before receiving the diagnosis about two weeks ago then gained about half of it back, his agent said.
New England takes defensive end Michael Buchanan of Illinois and linebacker Steve Beauhamais of Rutgers.
New England has just five picks in this year's draft, just two after the third round.
They play Super Bowl champions Baltimore on Dec. 22, in a rematch of last year's AFC title game.
The 26-year-old former seventh-round draft choice caught 21 passes for 235 yards and three touchdowns.ts
Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski might not be ready for the start of the regular season.
In addition to a nationally televised game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, the Patriots will also play the New York Giants.
The preseason will begin on August 16 with a nationally televised game against Tampa Bay.
Fairbanks won back-to-back Sugar Bowls in 1971-1972, before taking over the Patriots and winning a then-franchise record 46 games.
In his ninth season, Jenkins caught 40 passes for 447 yards and two touchdowns with the Minnesota Vikings last year.
The five-time Pro Bowl safety should complement Aqib Talib in the defensive backfield.
Robert Kraft says everyone in the organization wanted Wes Welker back, "but it takes two sides to do a deal."
Amendola replacing Welker is big news, but there are other notable changes.
New Patriots receiver Danny Amendola is used to following in Wes Welker's footsteps . . .
"As free agency kind of went on, I kind of got the feeling that it was time to start looking for other opportunities," said New England's all-time leading receiver.
Wes Welker leaves Tom Brady and the Patriots, signing with Denver to play with Peyton Manning.
The NFL's leading receiver over the last six years is saying so long to Tom Brady and hello to Peyton Manning.
Commentary: The star QB gets a decent salary, and the team can afford a personnel upgrade.
The future Hall-of-Famer is taking a major salary reduction in hopes the team will use the money to improve.
The team that was once considered a dynasty after three Super Bowl championships in four years continues to be very good, but not good enough to win another title.