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  • Patriots' defense groupings: Easily blocked

    A look at how the New England Patriots' defensive groupings broke down against the Kansas City Chiefs.

    33 minutes ago | Mike Reiss
  • TV: Michaels & Collinsworth on the call

    The New England Patriots host the Cincinnati Bengals on Sunday night, with the game broadcast on NBC. Al Michaels (play-by-play), Cris Collinsworth (analysis) and Michele Tafoya (sideline) are on the call.

    about 1 hour ago | Mike Reiss
  • Inside Slant: Evolution of 50-yard FGs

    The NFL has transformed, and not just in the rise of passing offense. There has been a major rise in kicking accuracy, especially from long distance.

    about 1 hour ago | Kevin Seifert
  • Patriots-Bengals through stats-based lens

    Previewing Sunday night's New England Patriots-Cincinnati Bengals matchup through a stats-based lens.

    about 5 hours ago | Mike Reiss
  • Weekly Patriots chat at 11 a.m.

    Every Thursday on, there is a Patriots chat. Today's chat is scheduled for 11 a.m. ET, and questions can be asked in advance.

    about 6 hours ago | Mike Reiss
  • Ebner and Slater lead Pats' special teams

    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- On a short week, following up on the New England Patriots' 41-14 loss to the Kansas City Chiefs with a look at players appearing on multiple units within the "Big Four" -- kickoff return, punt return, kickoff coverage and punt coverage -- as it helps highlight player value on the 46-man game-day roster:Four unitsRB Brandon BoldenS Nate EbnerS Don JonesWR Matthew SlaterLB Chris WhiteS Tavon WilsonThree unitsDE Michael BuchananLB Deontae Skinner Two unitsS Patrick ChungEbner and Slater lead the team with six special teams tackles apiece.

    about 12 hours ago | Mike Reiss
  • Reiss' P.A.T: Moving Past MNF Watch

    ESPN Patriots reporter Mike Reiss takes a look back at New England's 41-14 loss to the Kansas City Chiefs, previews Sunday's game against the Cincinnati Bengals and sits down with Devin McCourty.

    about 12 hours ago
  • PTI: Should Bill Belichick Give Up GM Duties? Watch

    Tony Kornheiser and Michael Wilbon of "PTI" debate whether it is time for Bill Belichick to give up his GM duties and stick to coaching the Patriots.

    about 15 hours ago


Todd McShay, NFL
ESPN NFL draft Insider Todd McShay gives his take on the Patriots' drafting of Dominique Easley, Marqise Lee's abilities, whether the Texans will choose a QB with the 33rd pick in the draft and more.