NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS (10-7)
UNRESTRICTED FREE AGENTS: LB Ja’Whaun Bentley, RB Brandon Bolden, OL Trent Brown, LB Jamie Collins, DT Carl Davis, K Nick Folk, TE Troy Fumagalli, LB Dont’a Hightower, CB J.C.
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — The New England Patriots are minus their top tackler, safety Kyle Dugger, for their game at the Buffalo Bills on Monday night.
Dugger was placed on the reserve/COVID-19 list on Wednesday.
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — When the Patriots have played well on defense in recent years, it usually has meant they’ve gotten good play at linebacker.
That has been the case again this season with linebacker Matt Judon, one of their key offseason additions, thriving in his first year in New England’s system.
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Another ex-Patriot is returning to New England.
Free agent linebacker Jamie Collins agreed to a new deal with the Patriots on Wednesday, according to his agent David Canter.
ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — The Detroit Lions released veteran linebacker Jamie Collins, a week after acknowledging they were exploring options to trade him.
Detroit announced the move Tuesday, two days after leaving him inactive against the Baltimore Ravens.
DETROIT (AP) — Two games into the season, Detroit Lions coach Dan Campbell is still trying to find a foundation for his struggling defense.
After giving up 41 points in a season-opening loss to the San Francisco 49ers, the Lions allowed 35 in an 18-point loss on Monday night.
A day after Tom Brady announced he was leaving New England, the Patriots spent the first day of free agency in cost-cutting mode...
FOXBORO — Teammates of Patriots linebacker Jamie Collins don’t even know whether or not they should be impressed anymore.
They know he’s a freak. They know he is a uniquely gifted playmaker. And they know, after watching him at practice on a daily basis, he’ll replicate that stuff on the game field.