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4-2, 1st in AFC East
Predicting Week 7 in the NFL (0:47)

Mike Reiss ESPN Staff Writer 

QB Jimmy Garoppolo was recognized as one of the Patriots' practice players of the week, which is given to those deemed to have best prepared the club in the days leading up to a victory. Garoppolo took most of the practice reps last week as Tom Brady's left shoulder injury had him limited.

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21hHank Gargiulo and Seth Walder

FPI ranks best games of NFL Week 7

A Super Bowl rematch and key divisional battles in the AFC West and NFC East are part of ESPN's Football Power Index ranking of Week 7's highest-quality matchups.

ESPN Stats & Info

FPI: Pencil in another Pats playoff run

The Patriots' explosive offense -- which leads the NFL in yards (412), passing yards (309.8) and first downs (24.2) per game -- appears to compensate for their defensive shortcomings. ESPN's FPI gives New England the league's fourth-highest odds of winning its division and the third-best odds to win the Super Bowl, behind only Kansas City and Philadelphia.

William Weinbaum ESPN 

Patriots owner Robert Kraft arrives at NFL Owners' meetings in Lower Manhattan Tuesday afternoon, following an owners-players meeting in midtown at league headquarters.

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1dKevin Seifert

Ranking the NFL teams most impacted by injuries: Patriots

It's tough to argue that the preseason loss of receiver Julian Edelman has contributed to the Patriots' somewhat wobbly 4-2 start. The true impact of Edelman's torn ACL will be felt in the playoffs.

Mike Reiss ESPN Staff Writer 

LB Shea McClellin is eligible to begin practicing this week after opening the year on injured reserve, and asked if that will happen, Bill Belichick said it is a "possibility." The decision would come after consultation with the medical staff.


Mike Reiss ESPN Staff Writer 

How significant will reviewing Super Bowl LI be for the Patriots as they begin preparing for Sunday's home game against the Falcons? Safety Duron Harmon answers that question.


Hernandez lawyers refile CTE suit vs. NFL

Football helmet maker Riddell says it intends to vigorously defend its products and its reputation against concussion-related lawsuits like the one lawyers for late Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez have filed in Massachusetts against it and the NFL.

Mike Reiss ESPN Staff Writer 

The Patriots, without a 3rd QB on the roster/practice squad, had Garrett Grayson in for a workout today. He entered the NFL as a third-round pick of Saints. Four other players were in for workouts: WR Tim Patrick (Utah), LB Marcus Rush (Michigan State), DE Jhaustin Thomas (Iowa State) and WR Deonte Thompson (Florida).

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Officiating czar stands by call to nullify Jets TD

Al Riveron, the NFL's head of officiating, stood by his call to overturn Austin Seferian-Jenkins' touchdown catch against the Patriots, saying it was "clear and obvious" that the Jets tight end fumbled the ball.

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2dSN Staff

Vote: The best and worst from Sunday in the NFL

Which performance from Sunday in the NFL stood out the most? What was the biggest surprise? And how will the Packers fare without their quarterback?

Team Stats

Passing Yards309.81st
Rushing Yards102.219th
Points For28.75th
Points Against26.530th

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