Bills sign former Pats running back Damien HarrisMarch 21, 2023 GMT
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — The Buffalo Bills restocked their offensive backfield by signing free agent Damien Harris to a one-year contract on Tuesday.
Harris spent his first four NFL seasons with the division-rival New England Patriots, and his signing comes a day after Buffalo lost starter Devin Singletary, who agreed to a deal with Houston.
Belichick, Patriots look to slow Chubb, Browns’ running gameOctober 14, 2022 GMT
NEW ENGLAND (2-3) at CLEVELAND (2-3)
Sunday, 1 p.m. EDT, CBS
OPENING LINE: Browns by 3 according to FanDuel SportsBook.
Pats’ Stevenson, Rams’ Kupp among best bets to scoreOctober 12, 2022 GMT
Our best bets this week combine some new players with the usual stars. These are the strongest candidates to score a touchdown in Week 6.
O-line improvement key in bounce-back win by PatriotsSeptember 19, 2022 GMT
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Patriots center David Andrews had only one thought as his team held a 17-14 lead over the Steelers and faced third down late in the fourth quarter.
“You are going back to the huddle thinking, ‘Oh man, I hope they call a run here,’” he recalled.
Patriots rely on defense to edge Watt-less Steelers 17-14September 18, 2022 GMT
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The New England Patriots don't panic. It doesn't matter the year, the opponent or even the quarterback.
A sometimes lifeless loss to Miami in their opener was just that, an opener.
Patriots’ Damien Harris excited to get back on the fieldJune 7, 2022 GMT
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Lining up at his customary position in the New England Patriots' backfield on Tuesday, Damien Harris felt a rush of adrenaline.
“It’s a lot of fun just having the opportunity to come out here with this team, having all our guys back just brings all the more excitement,” the 5-foot-11, 213-pound running back said following the Patriots’ first practice at their mandatory minicamp.
Patriots sign 8 undrafted rookies ahead of offseason programMay 9, 2022 GMT
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — The New England Patriots again added to their growing pipeline of former Alabama players, including defensive lineman LaBryan Ray among eight players signed Monday as undrafted free agents.
Dugger, Hightower active for Pats’ playoff game versus BillsJanuary 16, 2022 GMT
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — New England defensive back Kyle Dugger and linebacker Dont’a Hightower returned to the lineup for the Patriots' wild-card playoff game at the Buffalo Bills on Saturday night after missing last week’s regular-season finale.
Rival Patriots, Bills to meet in playoffs for only 2nd timeJanuary 14, 2022 GMT
PATRIOTS (10-7) at BUFFALO (11-6)
Saturday, 8:15 p.m. EST, CBS
BETTING LINE: Bills by 4, according to FanDuel Sportsbook.
Patriots blow past Jaguars 50-10, earn playoff berthJanuary 3, 2022 GMT
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — The Patriots squandered an opportunity to lock up the AFC East title in a humbling loss to the Bills last week.
They took out their frustrations on the lowly Jaguars to earn their way back into the postseason.
Patriots may get key contributors back for Bills matchupDecember 22, 2021 GMT
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — The Patriots could have their two top contributors on offense back on the field for Sunday’s key AFC East matchup with the Bills.
Leading rusher Damien Harris returned to practice Wednesday after sitting out last week’s loss at Indianapolis with a hamstring injury.
Pinter starts for Colts against Pats with Kelly inactiveDecember 19, 2021 GMT
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indianapolis Colts offensive lineman Danny Pinter replaced Ryan Kelly in the starting lineup Saturday night against the New England Patriots after Kelly was deactivated.
Kelly missed a game two weeks ago after testing positive for COVID-19.
Browns, Patriots enter key matchup with uncertainty at RBNovember 12, 2021 GMT
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — The Patriots and Browns have waded through differing levels of adversity to make it back above .500.
Cleveland (5-4) has lived through quarterback Baker Mayfield playing through left shoulder issues and disgruntled receiver Odell Beckham Jr.
Patriots will look to run the ball with Harris vs. PanthersNovember 6, 2021 GMT
NEW ENGLAND (4-4) at CAROLINA (4-4)
Sunday, 1 p.m. EST, CBS
OPENING LINE: Patriots by 4, according to FanDuel SportsBook.
Close win a good sign for Patriots team now back at .500November 1, 2021 GMT
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — The Patriots haven’t played their best football in close games this season.
A red zone fumble by Damien Harris cost them late against Miami in the season opener. A stalled drive and missed field goal ended their comeback hopes against Tom Brady and Tampa Bay.
Cowboys’ Elliott, Chiefs’ Hill among best bets to scoreOctober 27, 2021 GMT
We’ve got quite a few games under our belts at this point, so touchdown dependencies are starting to level out, giving us a good idea of who can keep up their high-scoring ways. These are my best bets to score going into Week 8 of the NFL season.
Jones tosses 2 TDs, Patriots roll 54-13 as Jets lose WilsonOctober 25, 2021 GMT
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — The Patriots walked off the field Sunday with the type of win that had eluded them. The Jets left with two losses, one that could further complicate an already frustrating year.
NFL Prospect Watch: Robinson latest standout RB for AlabamaOctober 8, 2021 GMT
Brian Robinson Jr. returned for a fifth season at top-ranked Alabama ready for a bigger role as the primary rusher.
The senior running back is not only handling the added responsibilities with the same explosiveness as his standout predecessors, but showing durability that is impressing NFL scouts.
Jones, Patriots breeze past Jets as Wilson throws 4 INTsSeptember 19, 2021 GMT
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Mac Jones kept his mistakes to a minimum, moved the ball down the field and did enough to earn his first NFL victory with the New England Patriots.
Thanks, also, in large part to a nightmarish outing by Zach Wilson for the New York Jets.
Analysis: Takeaways can win games, giveaways lose themSeptember 17, 2021 GMT
So it's the day after an NFL game. Or the day before. Or the morning of.
And there are the coaches, reminding players about how damaging giveaways can be and how rewarding takeaways are. Call it the Turnover Topic.
Harris showered with support after fumble in Miami lossSeptember 16, 2021 GMT
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — The choreographed movements of the handshake Mac Jones and Damien Harris share before every practice are fast and hard to decipher.
It begins with a quick grasp of hands and touch of the fingertips, followed by two palm slaps.
Tua’s TD pass, turnover by Howard lift Dolphins over PatsSeptember 13, 2021 GMT
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Xavien Howard was one of the NFL’s best players at causing turnovers in 2020. He was back at it Sunday to help the Dolphins preserve a victory to open this season.
“Every game I feel like I have to make something happen for the team and give the ball to the offense.
Patriots rookie Jones throws 1st TD but ‘wasn’t good enough’September 13, 2021 GMT
Mac Jones didn’t want to save the football from his first career NFL touchdown pass. He never got a second.
The New England Patriots rookie completed 29 of 39 passes for 281 yards and a TD on Sunday in his NFL debut.
Dolphins-Patriots opener a matchup of former Alabama QBsSeptember 9, 2021 GMT
MIAMI (10-6) at NEW ENGLAND (7-9)
Sunday, 4:25 p.m. EDT, CBS
OPENING LINE: Patriots by 3, according to FanDuel SportsBook
Patriots RB depth chart taking shape after Michel tradeAugust 25, 2021 GMT
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Questions and more questions.
The Patriots still have a lot of things to iron out on offense before the start of the regular season.
Cam Newton looked close to locking up the starting job at quarterback last week, but a COVID-19 testing mishap left him sidelined to begin this week.
Patriots RB Damien Harris looking ahead to more playing timeJuly 29, 2021 GMT
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — The first start of his NFL career wasn’t bad — for starters.
Activated off the injured reserve list, Damien Harris kicked off his second season with the New England Patriots by carrying 17 times for 100 yards (a 5.9-yard average) in a 26-10 loss to Kansas City in Week Four of 2020.
Patriots sign 4th-round draft pick, RB Rhamondre StevensonMay 19, 2021 GMT
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — The Patriots signed running back and fourth-round draft pick Rhamondre Stevenson on Wednesday.
Stevenson, out of Oklahoma, is the fifth member of the Patriots’ 2021 draft class to sign.
Pats linebacker Kyle Van Noy inactive against SteelersSeptember 8, 2019 GMT
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Patriots linebacker Kyle Van Noy missed Sunday night's game against Pittsburgh to be with his pregnant wife, who was in labor...
Najee Harris finally gets to be Alabama’s primary runnerAugust 20, 2019 GMT
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Najee Harris has been a presence in Alabama's backfield since he arrived as one of the nation's top recruits...