Dion Lewis might be short in stature, but don't let that fool you: The Patriots' 5-foot-8 running back is capable of providing big production.
The Patriots found that Marsh just wasn't a good fit with what they wanted to do. Here's a look at a few reasons why.
Luwane Pipkins posted his third consecutive game with 20 or more points, scoring 21 points and dishing a career-high 10 assists to lead Massachusetts to an 85-76 win over Western Carolina Tuesday night.
The Patriots have released defensive end Cassius Marsh after giving up two picks to acquire him in a September trade.
Patriots looking like their usual selves
The Pats haven't officially clinched a playoff spot yet, but their FPI odds round up to 100 percent. Meanwhile, they are the favorites for the AFC's No. 1 seed (53.3 percent) and the conference's most likely Super Bowl representative (44.1 percent). That said, the Eagles (27 percent) have better odds to win Super Bowl LII at the moment.
Mike Reiss ESPN Staff Writer
The Patriots have waived DE Cassius Marsh, according to ESPN's Field Yates. In turn, the team has signed DE Eric Lee off the Bills' practice squad. Marsh has been acquired for fifth- and seventh-round picks in early September in a deal with Seattle, so this isn't a good return on investment for the team.
Although the Patriots will face the Dolphins twice in the next three weeks, Bill Belichick and his staff's focus is to take them one at a time.
Cian Fahey welcomes Nora Princiotti of The Boston Globe to discuss just how the Patriots have managed to go under-the-radar this season despite a 8-2 record. They discussed the return of Michael Bennett, why Dion Lewis is underrated, who Brady's most trusted receiver is and why according to science New England's QB is younger than his age says.
Which young players in the prospect ranks have been turning heads so far this season? Here's a look at a prospect from all 31 teams who has been particularly notable, including Ryan Donato (Bruins), Kirill Kaprizov (Wild) and Daniel Sprong (Penguins).
The Patriots are 8-2 on the strength of their performance in several key categories, including turnovers and points for and against.
The Red Sox ranked 21st in MLB in runs above average, and they produced -0.7 WAR at DH last season, making one of free agency's biggest bats a perfect fit.
New England can designate a player to return from IR this season, and the receiver could be the one, providing depth for the home stretch.
Neither the thin air of Estadio Azteca nor the Raiders' defense seemed to affect Tom Brady on Sunday. It was his second 90-plus Total QBR performance of the season.
As long as the Celtics keep winning, they're getting representation on our top 10 -- even if nobody on the roster actually finishes with one of the best average games. Kyrie Irving wasn't far off the pace last week.
Malcolm Butler had a fine game Sunday in Mexico City, and the way he has played in a situation that clearly wasn't his top choice should help him do well on the market.
Mike Reiss ESPN Staff Writer
Ian Eagle (play-by-play), Dan Fouts (analysis) and Evan Washburn (sideline) are on the CBS call of the Patriots-Dolphins game Sunday (1 p.m. ET).
The Patriots are still the class of the AFC. The Packers' season is off the rails. The Chiefs are, well, still trying to figure things out. Here's how all 32 teams are trending and how they stack up.
After a wildly successful 10-day, three-leg trip, Bill Belichick gave the Patriots a couple of days off to recharge. Will they come back ready to go?
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The Celtics have overcome a double-digit deficit in 3 straight games. In those games, Kyrie Irving has outscored Celtics opponents 36-34 in the final 5 minutes in the 4th quarter and overtime.
Celts have good chance to extend win streak
The Celtics' winning streak appears likely to continue. ESPN's Basketball Power Index gives Boston the edge in each of its next five games.