With Rex Burkhead back from injury, the Patriots got contributions from all four of their main running backs in Sunday's win over the Falcons.
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Cornerback Johnson Bademosi is making an impression on the Patriots in place of the injured Stephon Gilmore.
The use of SkyCam during the Patriots-Falcons telecast earned near-universal viewer approval. But there are reasons why it's not used every week.
In Foxborough, it was February all over again
Tom Brady went 17-of-23 with two touchdowns when the Falcons sent four or fewer pass rushers Sunday. Ever since falling behind 28-3 in Super Bowl LI, Brady has lit up the Falcons' four-man pass rush. (ESPN Stats & Info)
Patriots coaches had an unusual problem when they went to review parts of Sunday night's 23-7 victory over the Falcons on their film with a sideline view: They couldn't see anything because of the fog.
"What she's been though is pretty challenging," Brady said of his mother. "You can't take anything for granted, so I love the time I get with her."
David Harris saw his most extended action of the season and was able to take advantage and make some plays for the Patriots.
A justice on Massachusetts' highest court has denied prosecutors' request to reinstate the murder conviction of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez.
Heading into the prime-time game on Sunday night, Vegas sportsbooks were in an odd position of needing the New England Patriots to cover against the Atlanta Falcons. That's exactly what happened, giving sportsbooks a win on an otherwise ho-hum Sunday.
From a wild finish Thursday night in Oakland to a fogged-out one Sunday night in Foxborough, Week 7 of the NFL hasn't lacked for dramatic storylines.
Matt Ryan & Co. were routed by the Patriots on Sunday, but they can't blame the fog. At 3-3, Atlanta's playoff hopes are fading quickly. The 5-2 Patriots, meanwhile, have improved on defense but still have issues.
The Patriots played what was easily their best defensive game of the season, shutting down the Falcons in a lopsided Super Bowl LI rematch.
Taking a first look at which Patriots players are up and which are down after Sunday night's victory over the Falcons.
A thick fog that hung over Gillette Stadium during Sunday night's game was a bigger issue for fans than it was for the players.
It took seven weeks, but with the defense seemingly turned around, New England looks like itself again -- a serious contender.
Mike Reiss ESPN Staff Writer
Tom Brady says the day couldn't have been much better — carving pumpkins with his kids in the afternoon and having his parents on the field before a win over the Falcons.
Tom Brady threw two touchdown passes and the New England Patriots toyed with the Atlanta Falcons -- sound familiar? -- 23-7 in a fog-filled Super Bowl rematch Sunday night that wasn't particularly super.
Mike Reiss ESPN Staff Writer
With the Patriots turning in their best defensive performance of the season against the Falcons, there is now hope that the team can play the type of complementary game necessary to be a championship team. Up to this point, there had been big questions about the D and whether it could hold up its end of the bargain. No longer.