It Is What It Is

September 28, 2009 - 1:37 pm
WEEI.com has just confirmed that the Patriots have released linebacker Prescott Burgess and have signed free agent defensive tackle Terdell Sands. Sands is a 6-foot-7, 335-pound defensive lineman out of the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. Sands, who will turn 30 next month, was a seventh-...
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September 28, 2009 - 1:26 pm
Tom Brady appeared on Dennis & Callahan this morning to talk about Sunday's 26-10 victory over the Falcons. Check out the audio here , and read below for some highlights from the conversation. Coming off the loss to the Jets, what were some of the things you liked in yesterday'€™s game? It...
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September 28, 2009 - 12:03 pm
FOXBORO '€” Just got back from the Patriots locker room. We saw Jerod Mayo sneak through , walking without crutches, a brace or a limp. (He politely delined an interview request.) Stephen Gostkowski , Fred Taylor and Brandon McGowan all drew big crowds. The biggest news of the day is likely the...
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September 28, 2009 - 10:41 am
Thanks to the Patriots' PR staff, here's the complete transcript of Bill Belichick's Q&A with the media today at Gillette Stadium : BB: After what I said after the game '€” about it being a physical and a hard-fought game '€” it was definitely true on film. The Falcons are a physical team...
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Mike Petraglia
September 27, 2009 - 5:25 pm
FOXBORO - The Patriots lost the anchor of their defensive line in the first half when Vince Wilfork went out with an ankle injury. But the Patriots never seem to panic in situations like that. In fact, they do just the opposite as the Falcons found out on Sunday. The Patriots hunker down and turn...
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September 27, 2009 - 3:51 pm
Thanks to the Patriots' PR staff, here is the postgame Q&A between Tom Brady and the media: Q: You were heated today. TB: Yeah, all day. Q: You were walking off the field heated '€“ frustrated. TB: Well, I don'€™t know about that. I think I was just really into it and trying to keep...
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September 27, 2009 - 3:48 pm
Thanks to the Patriots' PR staff, here's the full postgame transcript between Bill Belichick and the media: BB: Well, I'€™m really proud of our football team today. I thought they did a good job against a good Atlanta team. We'€™ve watched those Falcons all week and they'€™re tough; they do a...
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Mike Petraglia
September 27, 2009 - 3:45 pm
FOXBORO '€” Matt Ryan had never been to Gillette Stadium before Sunday. And after being held without a touchdown pass on a gray, rainy day, he may never want to return. The pride of Boston College was held to just 199 yards, completing 17-of-28 passes. The Patriots took away his favorite receiver...
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September 27, 2009 - 2:58 pm
FOXBORO '€” On Sunday, the Patriots improved to 2-1 on the season after defeating the Falcons, 26-10. After the game Tom Brady , Bill Belichick and Fred Taylor all stepped to the podium to answer questions from the media. Belichick was clearly happy with the way his defense has played over the...
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September 27, 2009 - 12:06 pm
A few snap judgments in the wake of Sunday's game: '€¢It won'€™t be the most memorable game in the history of Gillette Stadium , but at this stage of the season, its wins that count, not style points. The Patriots came away with a 26-10 victory over the Falcons Sunday afternoon in Foxboro. '€Â...
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