Football

September 15, 2009 - 2:10 pm
On a conference call Tuesday afternoon, Patriots coach Bill Belichick was asked if the injury that linebacker Jerod Mayo suffered in the first half of Monday'€™s win over the Bills could be classified as a season-ending injury. '€œI don'€™t think that'€™s what it is,'€ responded the...
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September 15, 2009 - 1:37 pm
Here is a portion of the Q&A between Patriots coach Bill Belichick and "The Big Show" crew from Tuesday afternoon's broadcast at Gillette Stadium : How much did the fact that it was a Game 1 play into what you guys did over the first three quarters and seven minutes last night? I think for both...
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September 15, 2009 - 9:44 am
Tom Brady appeared on the Dennis & Callahan show Tuesday morning and recapped his dramatic, game-winning performance Monday night against the Bills. A transcript follows. To listen to the complete interview, click here . A lot of us were doubting that you were gonna win the football game, down...
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September 14, 2009 - 9:39 pm
FOXBOROUGH -- Randy Moss finished Monday night's game tying his single-game career high for receptions -- he finished with 12 receptions for 141 yards. Moss spoke to the media for the first time this season after the game, and had nothing but praise for his quarterback, admitting he was a little...
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Mike Petraglia
September 14, 2009 - 9:38 pm
FOXBOROUGH - Thanks to the Patriots P.R. staff, here are some postgame comments from Patriots players following their dramatic win on Monday night. Benjamin Watson , Tight End (On what the offense'€™s mindset was down the stretch) '€œSame as it always is.  Coach Belichick does a great job of...
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Mike Petraglia
September 14, 2009 - 9:34 pm
FOXBOROUGH - Here, thanks to the Patriots media relations staff, are the postgame comments from Buffalo coach Dick Jauron . DJ: Certainly proud of the way a group of young guys got out there and fought for 60 minutes. It tears my heart out for them, you know, but that'€™s the way the game is. And...
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Mike Petraglia
September 14, 2009 - 9:31 pm
FOXBOROUGH - Here, courtesy of the Patriots media relations staff, is what Bill Belichick had to say following Monday night's win. BB: Well, that was an exciting game '€” got  that one going. It was a great effort by our team. I'€™m really proud of the players; not that we played our best, but...
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Mike Petraglia
September 14, 2009 - 9:22 pm
FOXBORO '€” Maybe it was just as simple as the urgency of the situation that helped the Patriots offensive line rise to the occasion Monday night. Certainly, early on, things were not going very smoothly for Tom Brady . He was being hit, absorbing shots from Chris Kelsay and Kawika Mitchell in...
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September 14, 2009 - 8:40 pm
FOXBOROUGH -- It appeared the Bills were about to pull off a big upset, but a dramatic Patriots comeback spoiled Buffalo's hopes. '€¢After the game the locker room was very somber. Donte Whitner couldn't hold his tears back when talking about the loss. "It's tough, it's tough," he said. "I want...
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Mike Petraglia
September 14, 2009 - 7:51 pm
FOXBOROUGH -- When you have Tom Brady at the controls, you feel like the improbable is actually likely. Such was the case on Monday night when Brady led his team back from a 24-13 hole with 5:32 remaining by throwing a pair of touchdowns to Ben Watson in a 25-24 win in the opener at Gillette...
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