James Sanders

February 25, 2012 - 11:19 am
INDIANAPOLIS -- Prior to the start of the season, the Patriots underwent a sizable overhaul of their secondary with a series of moves which included the Aug. 29 release of veteran safety James Sanders . Sanders was quickly picked up by the Falcons and finished the season with 41 tackles (30 solo)...
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January 19, 2012 - 2:37 pm
FOXBORO -- It'€™s no coincidence that since safety Patrick Chung returned to the starting lineup, the Patriots defense has strung together seven of its most consistent quarters of the season. Chung, who was sidelined for seven games with a foot injury he suffered in a Nov. 6 loss to the Giants ,...
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August 31, 2011 - 4:39 am
One day after being cut by the Patriots, safety James Sanders apparently has found a new home, agreeing to a one-year deal with the Falcons , according to ESPN's Adam Schefter . In his six seasons with the Patriots after being drafted in the fourth round out of Fresno State in 2005, Sanders played...
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January 24, 2011 - 4:54 pm
Over the next week as the Patriots offseason gets underway, we'€™ll present a snapshot of the team by position. Today, the defensive backs are in the spotlight: On the roster: Kyle Arrington , Sergio Brown , Darius Butler , Patrick Chung , Tony Carter, Devin McCourty , Brandon Meriweather ,...
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Mike Petraglia
January 06, 2011 - 8:57 am
FOXBORO -- Tom Brady had one of the best months of his career in December. Now, the NFL has recognized him for it. For the fourth time in his career, Brady has earned AFC Offensive Player of the Month honors as he was named AFC Offensive Player of the Month for December on Thursday. Brady led the...
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December 22, 2010 - 4:25 am
Patriots offensive lineman Dan Connolly has been named the AFC Special Teams Player of the Week. Connolly returned a first-half kickoff 71 yards to the 4-yard line in the second quarter. According to Elias Sports Bureau, it is the longest kickoff return by an offensive lineman in NFL history. The...
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Mike Petraglia
December 09, 2010 - 4:55 pm
FOXBORO -- Watch the above video and one minute, 15 seconds in, you'll hear the famous words of Bears broadcaster Jeff Joniak - now immortalized on the NFL Films promo on the NFL Network - as he describes the first of two touchdown returns by Devin Hester against the Denver Broncos in Week 12 of...
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December 09, 2010 - 9:00 am
FOXBORO '€” The five most important things you need to know about the Patriots on Thursday: 1. Logan Mankins held court with the media for an extended session on Thursday morning , his first real chat during the week with reporters since he returned in early November from a contract dispute. The...
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Mike Petraglia
November 21, 2010 - 3:48 pm
FOXBORO -- James Sanders was thinking what every Patriots fan was thinking watching the final two minutes of another Patriots-Colts epic Sunday afternoon. Moments before his game-clinching interception, Sanders had a very bad case of flashback to last season. Sanders intercepted Peyton Manning at...
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November 21, 2010 - 3:40 pm
Thanks to the Patriots' PR staff, here are some postgame notes from this afternoon's contest: SUSTAINED SUCCESS: PATRIOTS TO FINISH ABOVE .500 FOR 10th STRAIGHT SEASON With their eighth win of the 2010 season, the Patriots are guaranteed to finish the season with a record of .500 or better for the...
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