Team Notebook: New England Patriots

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Patriots | Jerod Mayo injury may help him financially
Sun, 19 Oct 2014 23:39:58 -0700

New England Patriots LB Jerod Mayo (knee) is out for the year, but his financial status may improve as a result of the injury. A total of $4.5 million of his $6.25 million base salary was guaranteed for injury only, which means he still may collect that money if the Patriots decide to move on.


Patriots | Targeting lines, linebacker help in trade
Sun, 19 Oct 2014 23:30:10 -0700

The New England Patriots may look for help at linebacker and on both the offensive and defensive lines before the trade deadline.


Patriots | Rob Gronkowski nearly goes distance
Fri, 17 Oct 2014 16:57:38 -0700

New England Patriots TE Rob Gronkowski played 53 of his team's 57 offensive snaps in the Week 7 game against the New York Jets Thursday, Oct. 18. It was the first time all season he has played over 90 percent of the snaps in a game.


Patriots | Jonas Gray barely used
Fri, 17 Oct 2014 09:53:20 -0700

New England Patriots RB Jonas Gray was the team's "inside" runner behind RB Shane Vereen in Week 7 against the New York Jets Thursday, Oct. 16, but Gray only had three carries on the night.


Patriots | Darrelle Revis hasn't discussed contract
Fri, 17 Oct 2014 03:33:47 -0700

New England Patriots CB Darrelle Revis has not discussed a new contract with the team and is not likely to do so until the offseason, according to a team source.


Patriots | Tom Brady tosses three TDs
Thu, 16 Oct 2014 21:14:36 -0700

New England Patriots QB Tom Brady completed 20 of his 37 pass attempts for 261 yards and three touchdowns in the team's Week 7 game Thursday, Oct. 16.


Patriots | Big game for Shane Vereen
Thu, 16 Oct 2014 21:05:34 -0700

New England Patriots RB Shane Vereen had 11 carries for 43 yards and five catches for 71 yards and two touchdowns in the team's Week 7 game Thursday, Oct. 16.


Patriots | Jonas Gray playing tonight
Thu, 16 Oct 2014 16:07:13 -0700

New England Patriots RB Jonas Gray will be active tonight and is currently listed ahead of James White on the team's depth chart. White is inactive for the contest.


Patriots | Week 7 Inactives
Thu, 16 Oct 2014 16:02:53 -0700

The New England Patriots have declared WR Aaron Dobson, C Bryan Stork, OT Cameron Fleming, OG Dan Connolly, RB James White, CB Malcolm Butler, FS Nate Ebner inactive for Week 7.


Patriots | Make three roster moves
Thu, 16 Oct 2014 14:06:27 -0700

The New England Patriots placed RB Stevan Ridley (knee) and LB Jerod Mayo (knee) on Reserve/Injured and promoted OG Chris Barker to the active roster Thursday, Oct. 16.


Patriots | Jonas Gray promoted to active roster
Thu, 16 Oct 2014 12:18:49 -0700

New England Patriots RB Jonas Gray has been promoted from the practice squad to the active roster Thursday, Oct. 16.


Patriots | Jerod Mayo undergoes surgery
Thu, 16 Oct 2014 08:23:33 -0700

New England Patriots LB Jerod Mayo (knee) underwent surgery Thursday, Oct. 16, to repair his patellar tendon injury. He hopes to be facing a six-month recovery period.


Patriots | Wednesday injury report
Wed, 15 Oct 2014 13:40:58 -0700

New England Patriots FS Nate Ebner (finger) and OT Cameron Fleming (finger) have been ruled out for Week 7. OG Dan Connolly (concussion), C Bryan Stork (concussion), CB Brandon Browner (ankle), LB Jamie Collins (thigh), DE Dominique Easley (knee, shoulder), LB Dont'a Hightower (knee) and WR Matthew Slater (shoulder) are listed as questionable, while DE Chandler Jones (shoulder) and FS Devin McCourty (rib) are listed as probable. Connolly, Ebner, Fleming and Stork did not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 15, while the other players were limited during practice.


Patriots | Tom Brady listed as probable
Wed, 15 Oct 2014 13:33:34 -0700

New England Patriots QB Tom Brady (ankle) was limited during practice Wednesday, Oct. 15, and is listed as probable for Week 7.


Patriots | Tuesday practice report
Tue, 14 Oct 2014 13:32:55 -0700

New England Patriots OG Dan Connolly (concussion), FS Nate Ebner (finger), OT Cameron Fleming (finger) and C Bryan Stork (concussion) did not practice Tuesday, Oct. 14. CB Brandon Browner (ankle), LB Jamie Collins (thigh), DL Dominique Easley (shoulder, knee), LB Dont'a Hightower (knee), DE Chandler Jones (shoulder), FS Devin McCourty (ribs) and WR Matthew Slater (shoulder) were limited.


Patriots | Tom Brady limited in practice
Tue, 14 Oct 2014 13:28:21 -0700

New England Patriots QB Tom Brady (ankle) was limited in practice Tuesday, Oct. 14.


Patriots | Rob Gronkowski back to full strength?
Tue, 14 Oct 2014 11:08:11 -0700

New England Patriots TE Rob Gronkowski (knee) is back in full force, according to QB Tom Brady. Gronkowski played limited snaps in the first four weeks while recovering from a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his knee, but he has emerged in the last few weeks. He had six catches for 100 yards and a touchdown in Week 5 and caught seven passes for 94 yards in Week 6. Gronkowski took some big hits and showed added strength in the game against the Buffalo Bills. "He's a great option out there," Brady said. "So if they don't cover him, he usually gets it. If they put extra guys on him then it frees everybody else up. He's tough to stop. You put a safety on him, he's got size. You put a linebacker on him, he's got speed. He's been that way since he got into the NFL."


Patriots | Tom Brady has legit injury
Tue, 14 Oct 2014 07:11:51 -0700

New England Patriots QB Tom Brady (ankle) played Sunday, Oct. 13, through a significant injury, according to two sources. Brady rolled his ankle on the foot of one of his offensive linemen Friday, Oct. 10. Brady required a lot of therapy to be ready to play in Week 6.


Patriots | Jerod Mayo has knee ailment
Mon, 13 Oct 2014 16:38:11 -0700

Updating a previous item, New England Patriots LB Jerod Mayo (knee) had a season-ending right knee injury, according to a source.


Patriots | Jerod Mayo out for the year
Mon, 13 Oct 2014 15:12:19 -0700

New England Patriots LB Jerod Mayo (leg) will miss the rest of the season after suffering a lower right leg injury in Week 6 that sources are saying "is bad."


Patriots | James White could become roster fixture
Mon, 13 Oct 2014 15:10:01 -0700

New England Patriots RB James White could become a regular on the 46-man roster with the season-ending injury to RB Stevan Ridley (knee). White was active only once this year in Week 4. He's also not a similar back to Ridley at 5-foot-10, 205 pounds.


Patriots | Brandon Bolden to be more involved?
Mon, 13 Oct 2014 15:06:20 -0700

New England Patriots RB Brandon Bolden was the fill-in for RB Stevan Ridley (knee) in Week 6 as the "big back." Bolden has been a core special teams player this year, and something will have to give if he's to start being more of a factor at running back with Ridley out for the year. RB Jonas Gray could be promoted from the practice squad.


Patriots | Stevan Ridley has torn ACL, MCL
Mon, 13 Oct 2014 14:33:50 -0700

New England Patriots RB Stevan Ridley (knee) has a torn anterior cruciate ligament and a torn medial collateral ligament, according to a source. Ridley will miss the remainder of the season.


Patriots | Make two roster moves
Mon, 13 Oct 2014 14:10:31 -0700

The New England Patriots re-signed OL Caylin Hauptmann to their practice squad and released OL Chris Martin Monday, Oct. 13.


Patriots | Monday injury report
Mon, 13 Oct 2014 14:02:34 -0700

New England Patriots LB Jerod Mayo (knee) has been ruled out for Week 7. OG Dan Connolly (concussion), FS Nate Ebner (finger), OT Cameron Fleming (finger) and C Bryan Stork (concussion) did not practice Monday, Oct. 13. CB Brandon Browner (ankle), LB Jamie Collins (thigh), DL Dominique Easley (shoulder, knee), LB Dont'a Hightower (knee), DE Chandler Jones (shoulder), FS Devin McCourty (rib) and WR Matthew Slater (shoulder) were limited. The team did not practice Monday, but was required to provide the status of injured players if they had practiced.


Patriots | Tom Brady limited
Mon, 13 Oct 2014 13:57:53 -0700

New England Patriots QB Tom Brady (ankle) was limited Monday, Oct. 13. The team did not practice Monday, but was required to provide the status of injured players if they had practiced.


Patriots | Stevan Ridley out for Week 7
Mon, 13 Oct 2014 13:53:04 -0700

New England Patriots RB Stevan Ridley (knee) did not practice Monday, Oct. 13, and has been ruled out for Week 7. The team did not practice Monday, but was required to provide the status of injured players if they had practiced.


Patriots | Logan Ryan rides bench
Mon, 13 Oct 2014 08:32:30 -0700

New England Patriots CB Logan Ryan played just two defensive snaps in Week 6 Sunday, Oct. 12.


Patriots | Tim Wright sees minute time
Mon, 13 Oct 2014 08:22:15 -0700

New England Patriots TE Tim Wright played just 16 of 74 offensive snaps in Week 6 Sunday, Oct. 12.


Patriots | Bryan Tyms finds end zone
Sun, 12 Oct 2014 15:06:48 -0700

New England Patriots WR Brian Tyms recorded his first reception for the team in Week 6 against the Buffalo Bills, and it was good for a 43-yard touchdown in the third quarter over three defenders.


Patriots | Stevan Ridley might have torn ACL
Sun, 12 Oct 2014 14:34:53 -0700

Updating a previous report, New England Patriots RB Stevan Ridley (knee) will have an MRI Monday, Oct. 13, for the knee injury he suffered in Week 6 against the Buffalo Bills. The fear is that he suffered a torn anterior cruciate ligament.


Patriots | Jerod Mayo leaves on crutches
Sun, 12 Oct 2014 14:28:05 -0700

Updating a previous report, New England Patriots LB Jerod Mayo (knee) left the locker room after the Week 6 game against the Buffalo Bills on crutches and with a compressive sleeve on his right knee.


Patriots | Rob Gronkowski fights through pain
Sun, 12 Oct 2014 14:26:12 -0700

New England Patriots TE Rob Gronkowski (forearm) fought through in a very physical game in Week 6 against the Buffalo Bills. He was injured in the third quarter, and assisted to the sidelines by trainers, but was able to return. He also had his forearm brace replaced during the game. He finished with seven receptions for 94 yards, and also had a touchdown negated by penalty.


Patriots | Jordan Devey might be forced into action
Sun, 12 Oct 2014 14:25:31 -0700

If New England Patriots OG Dan Connolly (head) is unable to return for the Week 7 game Thursday, Oct. 16, against the New York Jets, OT Jordan Devey might be forced to make a start.


Patriots | Stevan Ridley injured
Sun, 12 Oct 2014 12:41:58 -0700

New England Patriots RB Stevan Ridley (knee) suffered a knee injury in the team's Week 6 game and will not return.


Patriots | Jerod Mayo has knee injury
Sun, 12 Oct 2014 11:17:20 -0700

Updating a previous report, New England Patriots LB Jerod Mayo (knee) suffered a knee injury in Week 6 and will not return.


Patriots | Dan Connolly suffers injury
Sun, 12 Oct 2014 11:14:08 -0700

New England Patriots OG Dan Connolly (head) suffered a head injury during the team's Week 6 game and is considered questionable to return.


Patriots | Jerod Mayo carted off
Sun, 12 Oct 2014 11:02:04 -0700

New England Patriots LB Jerod Mayo (undisclosed) is being carted off the field after suffering an undisclosed injury during the team's Week 6 game.


Patriots | Week 6 Inactives
Sun, 12 Oct 2014 08:49:11 -0700

The New England Patriots have declared CB Brandon Browner, C Bryan Stork, OT Cameron Fleming, DL Dominique Easley, LB Dont'a Hightower, RB James White, FS Nate Ebner inactive for Week 6.


Patriots | Two ruled out for Week 6
Sat, 11 Oct 2014 17:13:28 -0700

New England Patriots CB Brandon Browner (ankle) and DE Dominique Easley (knee, shoulder) did not travel with the team and have been downgraded to out for the Week 6 game Sunday. Oct. 12.


Patriots | Tom Brady expected to go
Sat, 11 Oct 2014 16:23:55 -0700

New England Patriots QB Tom Brady (ankle) is expected to play in Week 6 Sunday, Oct. 12.


Patriots | Bryan Stork out for Week 6
Sat, 11 Oct 2014 15:31:09 -0700

New England Patriots C Bryan Stork (head) didn't travel with the team for the Week 6 game and is out Sunday, Oct. 12.


Patriots | Tom Brady not wearing boot
Sat, 11 Oct 2014 11:25:13 -0700

New England Patriots QB Tom Brady (ankle) traveled to Buffalo with the team and was not wearing a walking boot Saturday, Oct. 11.


Patriots | Tom Brady tries to extend TD streak
Fri, 10 Oct 2014 21:48:45 -0700

New England Patriots QB Tom Brady (calf) will meet the Buffalo Bills in Week 6, assuming he is active. Officially, he is questionable for the game. He has thrown at least one touchdown pass in 21 straight starts against the Bills, and he has two or more touchdown passes in seven of the past eight against Buffalo, and 18 of the previous 21 meetings.


Patriots | Want to grow Tim Wright's role
Fri, 10 Oct 2014 19:05:11 -0700

New England Patriots TE Tim Wright took on a bigger role in the pass game in Week 5 against the Cincinnati Bengals, and the team wants to continue to increase Wright's role.


New England Patriots

Aiken Danny DL
Allen Ryan P
Allen Will D. CB
Amendola Danny WR
Arrington Kyle CB
Barker Chris OG
Barrett Josh FS
Bass Ben DL
Belichick Bill HC
Bequette Jake DL
Bolden Brandon RB
Boyce Josh WR
Boyer Josh AC
Brady Tom QB
Browner Brandon CB
Buchanan Michael DL
Butler Malcolm CB
Cannon Marcus OT
Caserio Nick TO
Chung Patrick SS
Collins Jamie LB
Connolly Dan OG
Daboll Brian AC
Daly Brendan AC
DeGuglielmo Dave AC
Dennard Alfonzo CB
Develin James FB
Devey Jordan OT
Dobson Aaron WR
Easley Dominique DL
Ebner Nate FS
Edelman Julian WR
Fears Ivan AC
Fleming Cameron OT
Fleming Darius LB
Flores Brian AC
Gaffney Tyler RB
Garoppolo Jimmy QB
Gordon Cameron LB
Gostkowski Stephen PK
Graham Patrick AC
Gray Jonas RB
Gronkowski Rob TE
Harmon Duron CB
Hauptmann Caylin OT
Henderson Cam DL
Hightower Dont'a LB
Hines Quentin RB
Hoomanawanui Michael TE
Jones Chandler DL
Jones Chris D. DL
Jones Don CB
Kline Josh OL
LaFell Brandon WR
Lombardi Michael TO
Maneri Steve TE
Mayo Jerod LB
McCourty Devin FS
McDaniels Josh OC
Moore Zach DE
Morris James LB
Nash Harold AC
Ninkovich Rob DL
O'Brien Scott AC
O'Shea Chad AC
Orton Greg WR
Patricia Matt DC
Reese Floyd TO
Revis Darrelle CB
Richard Jamey OG
Ridley Stevan RB
Ryan Logan CB
Schwenke Kona DL
Siliga Sealver DL
Skinner Deontae LB
Slater Matthew WR
Solder Nate OT
Stork Bryan C
Swanson Daxton FS
Thompkins Kenbrell WR
Tyms Brian WR
Vallone Scott DL
Vellano Joe DL
Vereen Shane RB
Vollmer Sebastian OT
Walker Casey DL
Wendell Ryan C
White Chris LB
White James RB
White Tracy LB
Wilfork Vince DL
Wilson Tavon CB
Wright Tim TE