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New England Patriots cornerback J.C. Jackson
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Ryan Hannable
September 30, 2019 - 6:35 pm
Through four games, there's no doubt statistically the Patriots have the best defense in the NFL, as they are allowing just 243 yards per game and 6.8 points. But, what about beyond just the stats? Cornerback J.C. Jackson seems to think so. "I feel like we've got the best defense so far," he told...
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Benjamin Watson
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Ryan Hannable
September 30, 2019 - 6:16 pm
Benjamin Watson is back with the Patriots , although not completely official just yet. Appearing on Ordway, Merloni & Fauria Monday, Bill Belichick said the team has a roster exemption for him, so they do not need to make a corresponding move to get him onto the roster just yet. “We’ll just...
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Lawrence Guy
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Andy Hart
September 30, 2019 - 12:31 pm
Visiting teams often get quite a welcome and send-off when they visit New Era Field in Buffalo. Bills fans are one of the more passionate groups in the NFL and opposing teams’ buses have to drive right through one of the league’s more unique tailgating environments to get to the stadium. Monday...
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Andy Hart
September 30, 2019 - 11:44 am
Jonathan Jones’ hit on scrambling Bills quarterback Josh Allen early in the fourth quarter of New England’s Sunday afternoon win in Buffalo has created quite a bit of discussion. Jones was flagged for unnecessary roughness, while Allen was knocked out of the game. So it’s no surprise that Bill...
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Tom Brady
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Ryan Hannable
September 30, 2019 - 9:19 am
One of the bigger stories from Sunday's 16-10 Patriots win over the Bills was the hit Jonathan Jones put on Bills quarterback Josh Allen, which knocked him from the game with a head injury in the fourth quarter. Bills coach Sean McDermott wasn't pleased afterw ards , saying he thought Jones should...
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Tom Brady
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Ryan Hannable
September 30, 2019 - 8:53 am
While the Patriots defeated the Bills, 16-10 on the road Sunday afternoon in Buffalo, it wasn't all smiles after the game as Tom Brady and the team knows it can do much better offensively. The offense finished with just 224 net yards, and were out-gained by 151 yards. Appearing on The Greg Hill...
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Ryan Hannable
September 30, 2019 - 7:38 am
Boomer Esiason and Tom Brady apparently think alike. A few weeks back, Brady sent out a few tweets noting the number of flags being thrown in the Thursday night game between the Jaguars and Titans, saying he had to turn the game off. Monday on The Greg Hill Show, WFAN and CBS' Esiason agreed with...
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Matthew Slater
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Ryan Hannable
September 30, 2019 - 6:00 am
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. -- Matthew Slater waited a long time for what he experienced Sunday -- 183 NFL games to be exact. Slater finally scored his first NFL touchdown in the Patriots ' 16-10 win over the Bills. “I think I stopped thinking about getting one a while ago,” Slater said. “Man, I’m just real...
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New England Patriots cornerback J.C. Jackson
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Andy Hart
September 29, 2019 - 6:32 pm
The Patriots defense has been making plays all season. Sunday afternoon in Buffalo, no member of the New England defense made more key plays than cornerback J.C. Jackson. The second-year former undrafted player saw reserve and special teams action for the fourth straight week to open the season and...
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Kyle Van Noy
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Ryan Hannable
September 29, 2019 - 6:07 pm
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. -- Typically, we hear how the Patriots ignore the noise. Well, that didn't appear to be the case this week when it came to Bills offensive tackle Dion Dawkins. During the week, Dawkins was asked about the Patriots' success on defense to start the year, and he noted they haven't...
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