2016 ScheduleAll times ET

2016 Schedule
12-4, 1st in AFC East
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7hMorty Ain

Vince Wilfork doesn't care what you think

Two-time Super Bowl champ Vince Wilfork -- and wife Bianca -- dished on body image, "runner calves" and schooling Randy Moss on routes at his shoot for ESPN's Body Issue.

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The Body Issue 2016: Vince Wilfork (1:54)

Mike Reiss ESPN New England Patriots reporter 

Patriots coach Bill Belichick on the passing of Buddy Ryan: "Today is a sad day in football due to the passing of Buddy Ryan. It was always very challenging to compete against Coach Ryan, who was father to a great football family that carries on his coaching and defensive tradition. My condolences are with the Ryan family." Rob Ryan, one of Buddy Ryan's three sons, served as an assistant on Belichick's Patriots staff from 2000-2003.

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Amendola impressed by Garoppolo (1:58)

Mike Reiss ESPN New England Patriots reporter 

Danny Amendola, who is visiting ESPN on Tuesday and was a guest on NFL Insiders, provided an update on his health status in an interview with Wendi Nix. "I feel really good. I had a couple minor procedures done after the season. Everybody knows how long the season can be. I wanted to go into next season feeling as fresh and ready as I can."

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The confusion about Tom Brady's contract

Yes, Brady has taken less than market value at times to help New England's cap situation. But the structure of payouts is very friendly to Brady, who will make $29 million in 2016. Player-friendly contracts (Insider)

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Is Goodell just a glorified fall guy? (1:48)
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Cam Newton more important than Tom Brady? (1:59)
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Andruzzi still making his mark off the field (1:40)
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Hernandez pal Ortiz pleads guilty in Lloyd case

Carlos Ortiz, a friend of former Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez, changed his plea Monday to guilty to accessory after the fact for his part in the 2013 murder of Odin Lloyd.

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What would Belichick be without Brady?

Dan Graziano attempts the nearly impossible task of separating Tom Brady's presence from Bill Belichick's brilliance.

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Patriots got a steal in Chris Long

After shipping off Chandler Jones, who's due for a hefty extension, the Pats signed the former No. 2 overall pick for a paltry $2.4 million. Now that's a bargain. Friendly contracts (Insider)

Team Stats

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

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