It Is What It Is

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Andy Hart
September 29, 2019 - 4:54 pm
Two undefeated teams took the field in Buffalo Sunday afternoon and only one left with its perfect record intact. Not surprisingly that was the Patriots (4-0), following the 16-10 nail-bitter win over the Bills (3-1) to take control of first place in the AFC East. Thanks to contributions from all...
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Tom Brady
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Ryan Hannable
September 29, 2019 - 4:20 pm
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. — It certainly wasn't pretty, but a win is a win. In a miserable offensive performance, the Patriots were able to make a few defensive plays and stands to come away with a 16-10 win in Buffalo Sunday afternoon. The Patriots are now 4-0 on the year. Buffalo's defense did a great...
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Ryan Hannable
September 29, 2019 - 12:54 pm
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. -- Things got a little testy between the Patriots and Bills before the game even started Sunday. Bills coach Sean McDermott was seen yelling at two Patriots staffers, including Brian Belichick, as they were watching the end of the Bills warmups. The Patriots had already finished...
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Andy Hart
September 29, 2019 - 11:40 am
A week after missing the second half against the Jets with what was announced as a chest injury, Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman is active for Sunday’s game in Buffalo. Edelman was limited in practice all week. While Edelman playing is good news for the offense -- albeit likely with some pain...
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Antonio Brown
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Ryan Hannable
September 29, 2019 - 10:56 am
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. -- Not only is Antonio Brown looking to get his $10 million signing bonus from the Patriots , he's looking to get a lot more. According to ESPN's Adam Schefter , Brown is poised to file nine grievances and appeals that include over $61 million from the NFL that he believes he's...
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Ryan Hannable
September 29, 2019 - 10:26 am
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. -- Some may wonder how Rob Gronkowski is feeling with the Patriots off to such a good start and him watching football from the sidelines for the first time in over 15 years. But, in an interview with Vic Carucci of The Buffalo News , it appears Gronkowski is content with his...
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Jamie Collins
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Ryan Hannable
September 29, 2019 - 6:00 am
1. One of the themes of the Patriots defense this year has been how deep it is and how it gets contributions from a number of players. This was something Bills coach Sean McDermott brought up unsolicited on a conference call with the New England media earlier in the week. “I think their defensive...
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Pete Davidson
September 28, 2019 - 8:56 pm
I didn’t see any of you at the bar on Sunday night, so I’m thinking you were smart enough to avoid Darwin Thompson last week. Yours truly bought it pretty badly on that one. I’ve had themes to my last two start articles and I’ll shed that in favor of more standard fare next week and going forward...
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Andy Hart
September 28, 2019 - 2:26 pm
Less than a week after missing the second half of last Sunday afternoon’s game against the Jets at Gillett Stadium due to what was announced as a chest injury, Patriots wide receiving Julian Edelman is reportedly traveling with his teammates to Buffalo this weekend. Despite being limited it...
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Ryan Hannable
September 28, 2019 - 1:22 pm
Sunday will feature a battle of unbeaten’s, as the 3-0 Patriots will take on the 3-0 Bills in one of two games featuring two undefeated teams across the league (the other is the Chiefs and Lions). Given the start for the Bills this season, the game is highly anticipated in Buffalo and should have a...
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