2016 ScheduleAll times ET

2016 Schedule
14-2, 1st in AFC East
Sanu's SB excuse exposes Falcons' coaching misstep (1:10)
Fresh start for Gronk? (1:04)
Should Bennett test free-agent market? (1:17)
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8hMike Reiss

Patriots should focus on tight end at combine

Martellus Bennett's solid season could mean a payday elsewhere. Rob Gronkowski is coming off back surgery. So the Patriots need to look at tight ends.

Gronk: Rehab going 'super well' (0:28)

Mike Reiss ESPN Staff Writer 

Free-agent-to-be Alan Branch told Sirius XM NFL Radio on Friday morning that his love for football has been "revamped" since joining the Patriots in 2014. It sounds like he prefers a return to New England in 2017 but also said in the interview, "If it's a significant difference (financially), sometimes it's hard to say no."

Gronk wouldn't recommend a Goodell trip to Foxborough (0:27)
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Gronk: 'No doubt' ready after 3rd back surgery

Patriots TE Rob Gronkowski, who has had eight surgeries during his NFL career, including three on his back, has no plans to quit and says "no doubt" he will be ready for the 2017 season.

Gronk doesn't think Goodell can come back to Foxboro soon (3:33)
Max to Patriots: 'Get over yourselves!' (1:47)
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4dBrian Burke

Jimmy Garoppolo's edge on the rookie QBs

Jimmy Garoppolo threw 63 passes in 2016, a small sample to evaluate for those who might seek to acquire him. Would teams be better off rolling the dice on a dazzling first-round QB?

Brady lists Lady Gaga on jersey theft 'suspect board' (2:03)
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Sando: What is Jimmy Garoppolo worth?

ESPN.com's Mike Sando weighs in on Jimmy Garoppolo's value, the market for Jay Cutler, the Patriots' plans for Garoppolo and potential landing spots for Tony Romo.


R&K: Skeptical of Magic & Sando on NFL QBs

The guys are surprised so many people approve of Magic Johnson taking over the Lakers, plus they chat with Mike Sando about where certain NFL quarterbacks will end up.

Browns, Bears best fits for Garoppolo? (2:09)
Should Garoppolo go for the money grab? (2:03)

Team Stats

Passing Yards269.34th
Rushing Yards117.07th
Points For27.43rd
Points Against15.61st