It Is What It Is

Mike Petraglia
December 16, 2008 - 6:11 am
While stopping short of comparing Larry Fitzgerald and Anquan Boldin to Jerry Rice and John Taylor, Bill Belichick did give the two star receivers of the Arizona Cardinals credit for being two of the best in the game, including Boldin, who took a jarring hit early in the season at the Meadowlands...
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Mike Petraglia
December 15, 2008 - 2:04 pm
Even the great coaches can admit when they make a mistake. Bill Belichick did exactly that on Monday when he was asked about the two challenges he missed on Sunday, including missing for the second time this season trying to catch the opposing team with 12 on the field in the first half. "On the...
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Mike Petraglia
December 15, 2008 - 7:28 am
Sammy Morris and Brandon Meriweather , both of whom had big roles in the two-game sweep of the West Coast swing through Seattle and Oakland, spoke with the media on Monday, upon their return to New England. The players will return to practice on Wednesday, getting ready for the 8-6 Arizona...
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Mike Petraglia
December 05, 2008 - 3:22 am
Probably the biggest reason Junior Seau is headed back to the West Coast as a member of the New England Patriots and not surfing is because he and head coach Bill Belichick have what the other needs. That and the Patriots are in a bind with regard to field healthy linebackers. The mutual admiration...
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Mike Petraglia
December 04, 2008 - 4:04 am
Rosevelt Colvin coming back into the fold and Wes Welker forgiving Ryan Clark for the devastating hit on Sunday constitute as whirlwind news activity in Foxboro. "> The Patriots get ready for their second California Dreamin' road trip with a stop in Seattle, where the skies are always bluer...
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Mike Petraglia
December 03, 2008 - 3:55 am
The Patriots have brought back 31-year-old linebacker Rosevelt Colvin while signing another linebacker, Angelo Craig, to the practice squad. The team's release is below: The Patriots signed free agent linebacker Rosevelt Colvin today. Terms of the agreement were not disclosed. Colvin spent five...
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Mike Petraglia
December 01, 2008 - 7:18 am
The NFL is sending the Patriots and Tampa Bay Buccaneers to London next season to play each other at Wembley Stadium. The Bucs will be the home team for the game on Oct. 25, 2009. New Orleans beat San Diego this year and the Giants took care of the Dolphins in 2007, the first regular season game...
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Mike Petraglia
November 30, 2008 - 3:13 pm
Whenever you start a postmortem comparing a Patriots game to the "Lawyer Milloy" 31-0 episode on Sept 7, 2003, you know the final result is probably pretty ugly. You'd be right. That was the last time the Patriots gave up 30 unanswered points like they did in the loss on Sunday. Two key dropped...
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Mike Petraglia
November 30, 2008 - 7:15 am
Updated 6:13 p.m. ET -- Prior to the game today, Matt Light was presented the President'€™s Volunteer Service Award for his outstanding work in the community. The award was presented by Steve Preston, Secretary of Housing and Urban Development. Tony Fratto, the White House Deputy Press Secretary...
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November 30, 2008 - 6:36 am
Join our live chat for updated coverage and insight during this must-win game for the Patriots. Matt Cassel & Co. will try to keep the magic going against the No. 1 ranked defense in the NFL. Rob Bradford and a host of WEEI.com personalities are on the scene at Gillette. Follow the action as it...
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