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  1. Patriots unlikely to have center Bryan Stork

    Mike Reiss

    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- New England Patriots starting center Bryan Stork was absent from practice for the third straight day Friday, making it highly unlikely he will play in Sunday's AFC Championship Game against the Indianapolis Colts because of a kne...

    Blog | January 16, 2015
  2. Projecting Patriots' inactives vs. Bills

    Mike Reiss

    Before the New England Patriots play a game, we will attempt to predict the team's inactive players. Our best guess for Sunday's game against the Bills: CB Brandon Browner -- Veteran missed Thursday and Friday with an ankle injury, making it un...

    Blog | October 11, 2014
  3. WR Josh Boyce making plays in OTA

    Mike Reiss

    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- In the latter portions of the Patriots' organized team activities (OTAs) on Thursday, second-year receiver Josh Boyce caught a 6-yard touchdown pass from rookie quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo in red zone passing drills. One nuanc...

    Blog | June 13, 2014
  4. Bill Belichick behind the scenes

    Mike Reiss

    ORLANDO, Fla. -- What is the scene like when coach Bill Belichick proposes a rule change such as making the point after attempt a more competitive play, and simplifying instant replay rules? A video on the NFL's official website provides us a behi...

    Blog | March 25, 2014
  5. WR Boyce unlikely to play vs. Ravens

    Mike Reiss

    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- Rookie New England Patriots wide receiver Josh Boyce, who injured his ankle in the fourth quarter of last Sunday's loss to the Miami Dolphins, was not present at practice for the third straight day, making it unlikely he plays Su...

    Blog | December 20, 2013
  6. Patriots' view on Goldson appeal

    Mike Reiss

    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- About 10 minutes before news broke that Tampa Bay Buccaneers safety Dashon Goldson won his appeal to overturn a one-game suspension -- making him available to play Sunday against the Patriots -- New England coach Bill Belichick w...

    Blog | September 18, 2013
  7. Edelman will let play do the talking

    Mike Reiss

    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- Julian Edelman is going to let his play do the talking. For the second time over the last six days, he declined an interview request on Tuesday. With Danny Amendola missing practice for the second straight day, making him unli...

    Blog | August 20, 2013
  8. Seattle Seahawks' Breno Giacomini has New England roots

    Mike Reiss

    Seattle Seahawks starting right tackle Breno Giacomini has 20-plus family members, former coaches and friends making the trip from his native Malden, Mass., to watch him play the Patriots.

    Story | Conversation | October 12, 2012
  9. Nate Ebner a special find for New England Patriots

    Mike Reiss

    Former rugby player Nate Ebner turning out to be a special find for Bill Belichick.

    Story | Conversation | September 14, 2012
  10. Welker on physical play from foes

    Mike Reiss

    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- There was one play in the Patriots' most recent game where receiver Wes Welker had run a route against cornerback Ike Taylor, and it looked like Taylor was making contact with him beyond the 5-yard limit. Welker turned toward ...

    Blog | November 04, 2011
  11. Belichick was curious about Colts ending

    Mike Reiss

    One of the most exciting plays of the Patriots' 2010 regular season came when safety James Sanders intercepted Colts quarterback Peyton Manning to seal a 31-28 victory on Nov. 21. Sanders was credited by Belichick for making a great play, but ther...

    Blog | February 19, 2011
  12. Fletcher earns special teams game ball

    Mike Reiss

    Rookie linebacker Dane Fletcher, whose primary contributions come on special teams, earned a game ball in Sunday's 31-28 win over the Colts. Fletcher plays on the kickoff return, punt return, kickoff coverage and punt coverage units, making him a ...

    Blog | November 24, 2010
  13. James Sanders' adjustment pays big dividend for New England Patri...

    Mike Reiss

    James Sanders' pick is the latest example of the Patriots making the big play.

    Story | Conversation | November 21, 2010
  14. New England Patriots: Predicting the 53-man roster

    Mike Reiss

    Mike Reiss and Mike Rodak predict how the Patriots' roster will look.

    Story | Conversation | August 12, 2010
  15. Red Sox release Shouse

    Mike Reiss

    FORT MYERS, Fla. -- The Red Sox had yet to make an official announcement, but left-handed relief pitcher Brian Shouse had a large travel bag packed at his locker this morning and was making the rounds in the clubhouse to shake hands with various play...

    Blog | March 26, 2010
  16. Wes Welker update

    Mike Reiss

    HOUSTON, Texas -- The Patriots announced that receiver Wes Welker has a knee injury and he will not return to today's game. Welker was hurt on the Patriots' fourth offensive play when he planted his left leg while making a cut on a 12-yard recepti...

    Blog | January 03, 2010