Tom Brady's eyes widened when he was told that he didn't even throw a pass in the direction of tight end Rob Gronkowski on Sunday – the first time in the three-time All-Pro's career that he wasn't targeted for an entire game. ''Really?'' the Patriots quarterback said. Gronkowski was twice held without a catch last […]
Bill Belichick made it a priority to get his team prepared for frigid weather leading up to the Patriots' regular-season finale against the New York Jets. With home-field advantage throughout the playoffs following a 26-6 victory on Sunday, the AFC's road to the Super Bowl will again run through New England. Dion Lewis ran for […]
Veteran linebacker James Harrison was frustrated with the Pittsburgh Steelers because he wanted more time on the field, and he certainly got that wish in his debut with the New England Patriots on Sunday. Harrison made back-to-back sacks to end the game to help the Patriots clinch home-field advantage in a 26-6 win over the New York Jets […]
The newly-signed Patriot will likely be part of a specific defensive package or two vs. the Jets, so game flow will have a lot to do with how much time he sees on Sunday.
A 5-10 record isn’t exactly a roaring success, but given where expectations for the Jets were heading into this year, you can make a case that five wins is actually pretty good. “We are very happy to have extended both Mike and Todd. During their time here, they have worked together to help the organization […]
In a weird way, the extreme offseason teardown of the New York Jets might have helped coach Todd Bowles and general manager Mike Maccagnan. The Jets came into the season with the lowest expectations imaginable. It was enough for the Jets to extend the contracts of Bowles and Maccagnan with a glowing statement about the direction […]
The New York Jets are choosing stability over a shake-up. The team announced Friday it extended the contracts of general manager Mike Maccagnan and coach Todd Bowles, keeping the pair for at least the next three seasons through 2020. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the team did not […]
A few days before Black Monday, the day after the regular season when the NFL normally announces the firings of head coaches, three NFL teams have decided to hold onto their head coaches. The New York Jets announced early Friday that coach Todd Bowles was given an extension. Then separate reports said the Washington Redskins […]
JETS (5-10) at PATRIOTS (12-3) Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, CBS OPENING LINE – Patriots by 17 RECORD VS. SPREAD – Jets 8-5-2, Patriots 10-5 SERIES RECORD – Patriots lead 62-54-1 LAST MEETING – Patriots beat Jets 24-17, Oct. 15 LAST WEEK – Jets lost to Chargers
New York Jets coach Todd Bowles didn’t completely dismiss the idea that quarterback Christian Hackenberg would play this week against the New England Patriots.
Philip Rivers threw a touchdown pass to Antonio Gates and Melvin Gordon ran for a score.
– Keenan Allen is enjoying the best season of his career. Entering Week 16, the Los Angeles Chargers wide receiver ranked fifth in the NFL in yardage (1,197), while earning the first Pro Bowl selection of his five-year career. Now though, he can add an