Danny Amendola - the best personalized free web-based Email en en Danny Amendola AP source: Saints trade WR Cooks to Patriots for draft picks A person familiar with the deal says the New Orleans Saints have agreed to trade receiver Brandin Cooks to the New England Patriots. The Patriots sent their 2017 first-round selection and a third-round pick to New Orleans for Cooks while the Saints will send back a fourth-round pick, said the person who spoke Friday to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because t... Sat, 11 Mar 2017 03:48:00 GMT 2017-03-11T03:48:00Z Who's White? The young Pats RB had 3 TDs including winner HOUSTON (AP) — James White sure waited a long time to get his first rushing touchdown of the season. It came with 57 seconds left in the fourth quarter of the Super Bowl Sunday night , leading to a 2-point conversion for the Patriots to tie the game at 28, forcing the first ever overtime in the history of the big game. ... Mon, 06 Feb 2017 06:25:00 GMT 2017-02-06T06:25:00Z Mistakes can't keep Patriots from 5th Super Bowl title HOUSTON (AP) — The New England Patriots developed a reputation for playing nearly mistake-free football in winning four Super Bowl rings during the Bill Belichick/Tom Brady era. That brand took a beating against the Atlanta Falcons, as the Patriots fell behind 28-3. But even that could not deny them a fifth Super Bowl title. "There were... Mon, 06 Feb 2017 04:36:00 GMT 2017-02-06T04:36:00Z Matchups for the Falcons-Patriots Super Bowl HOUSTON (AP) — Matchups for the Super Bowl between the Atlanta Falcons (13-5) and New England Patriots (16-2) in Houston: When the Falcons have the ball Atlanta led the NFL in points (540) by a wide margin, thanks to a career year from QB Matt Ryan (2), who along with WR Julio Jones (11) are All-Pros. If that combina... Fri, 27 Jan 2017 18:23:00 GMT 2017-01-27T18:23:00Z Matchups for the AFC championship game Matchups for the AFC championship game Sunday between the Pittsburgh Steelers and New England Patriots: When the Steelers (13-5) have the ball: Pittsburgh's best chance — some would say its only chance — is to get its big three of QB Ben Roethlisberger (7), RB Le'Veon Bell (26) and All-Pro WR Antonio Brown (84) going... Fri, 20 Jan 2017 20:14:00 GMT 2017-01-20T20:14:00Z Underdog Texans face big challenge on road against Patriots FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — The Houston Texans face an enormous challenge against the New England Patriots on Saturday night. The Texans are 1-7 against the Patriots. They are winless in New England all time, including a shutout loss earlier this season when Tom Brady was out because of a suspension. The Patriots enter the game as 15 1/2-p... Fri, 13 Jan 2017 19:21:00 GMT 2017-01-13T19:21:00Z It's a mix of familiar, fresh faces at QB in AFC playoffs The AFC playoff field features a mix of familiar faces and fresh blood at quarterback, and this time none of them will have to fret over seeing Von Miller ready to wreck game plans and Super Bowl dreams. While the defending champion Denver Broncos sit this one out and search for a new coach, Tom Brady, Ben Roethlisberger and Alex Smith return to the playo... Thu, 05 Jan 2017 18:25:00 GMT 2017-01-05T18:25:00Z Redskins have TE Reed, RB Kelley, LB Kerrigan active vs NYG Playoff-hopeful Washington has tight end Jordan Reed, running back Rob Kelley and linebacker Ryan Kerrigan active against the New York Giants. Reed, Kelley, Kerrigan, linebacker Trent Murphy and defensive end Chris Baker had been listed as questionable. But all will play for Redskins, who need to beat the Giants to have a chance at making the NFC playoffs. ... Sun, 01 Jan 2017 20:43:00 GMT 2017-01-01T20:43:00Z Tampa Bay RB Martin sits in coach's decision vs. New Orleans The Tampa Bay Buccaneers will try to keep their playoff hopes alive without running back Doug Martin. The Buccaneers deactivated Martin on Sunday against New Orleans in what team officials called a coach's decision. Martin had not been on the Buccaneers' injury report as Tampa Bay (8-6) needed a win along with lots of help to remain alive for a wild-card berth. ... Sat, 24 Dec 2016 20:28:00 GMT 2016-12-24T20:28:00Z Michael Floyd inactive for new team New England Michael Floyd will not play for his new team New England in the Patriots' showdown with the Denver Broncos. Floyd was claimed off waivers on Thursday, a day after he was released by the Arizona Cardinals, and he traveled with the Patriots to Denver. Arizona released the 2012 first-round pick after he was arrested on charges of driving under the influence and failure to obey ... Sun, 18 Dec 2016 20:37:00 GMT 2016-12-18T20:37:00Z FANTASY PLAYS: Waiver priorities _ handcuff, bolster benches Week 14 is typically the first week of the playoffs in many fantasy football leagues, so the free agent push this week is about bolstering benches, picking up key handcuffs and desperation plays for injuries or underperforming studs. Here's a look at what the waiver wire can offer this week. ANDY DALTON (QB, Bengals) Dalton is coming off one of his better... Tue, 06 Dec 2016 22:13:00 GMT 2016-12-06T22:13:00Z Brady breaks QB wins record, Patriots beat Rams 26-10 FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Tom Brady now stands alone when it comes to career wins by an NFL quarterback. Brady became the league's leader in victories among QBs, earning his 201st by throwing for 269 yards and a touchdown to lead the New England Patriots past the struggling Los Angeles Rams 26-10 on Sunday. Brady, who was 33 of 46, had t... Mon, 05 Dec 2016 01:52:00 GMT 2016-12-05T01:52:00Z