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2016 Schedule
12-4, 1st in AFC East
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A ton of talent hanging up the cleats

A whopping eight players with at least three Pro Bowl selections each have retired this offseason. As a group, the eight players have 50 combined Pro Bowl invitations on their resumes.

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Was football Belichick's third-best sport?

Patriots head coach Bill Belichick lettered not only in football, but also in lacrosse and squash during his time at Wesleyan. The former offensive lineman and tight end checks in at No. 29 on our list. Ranking all 32 NFL coaches as players

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The Patriots finalized times for their first four open practices of training camp July 28-31. Each practice will be held in the morning from 9:15-11:45 a.m.

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Only health holds the Pats' defense back

Even after trading Chandler Jones, New England's defense comprises one of the league's better trios... health permitting, of course. Ranking defensive triplets

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This could be the year it all changes

The Jets, Dolphins and Bills have missed the playoffs for five, seven and 16 seasons straight, respectively. Are those teams that bad or are the Patriots just that good? Dan Graziano breaks it down.

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How will Jimmy Garoppolo fare?

Tom Brady's looming suspension could leave the AFC East as open as it's been since Brady's torn ACL in 2008. Can Garoppolo keep the Pats in pole position? Dan Graziano breaks it down.

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Tom Brady still a top-five quarterback in fantasy this season (1:28)
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Finding tight end values in fantasy (1:27)
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Barkley compares 2016 Warriors to 2007 Patriots (1:48)

Team Stats

Passing Yards286.75th
Rushing Yards87.830th
Points For28.93rd
Points Against19.710th

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