When Bill Belichick and Eric Mangini exchange halfhearted pleasantries as they leave Gillette Stadium's field Sunday, let's hope we can close the book on the spy episode, writes Michael Smith.
Now that the playoffs are here, the Patriots will find out for sure if rookie Stephen Gostkowski can fill Adam Vinatieri's shoes.
New England's margin of victory against Jacksonville was wide, writes Michael Smith, but the win was not impressive.
Two new faces at quarterback and one familiar one brought the AFC East back to life in Week 5, writes Michael Smith.
They may not get much credit, but Scott Pioli and Rodney Harrison have been key components of New England's success.
Despite the offseason departures which have folks thinking they are vulnerable, this could be the best-assembled Pats team.
New England will feature a lot of new faces, but it's the same old story: The Patriots still are the team to beat.
Coordinators Charlie Weis and Romeo Crennel are leaving New England as champions.
Deion Branch and L.J. Smith are two players who could have a big impact on Super Bowl XXXIX.
A Patriots win in Super Bowl XXXIX would cement this as one of the best seasons in NFL history.
A week after QB Chad Pennington chastised the media, the Jets were silenced at home by the Pats.
St. Louis has the marquee wideouts, but the Pats' David Givens came up the biggest on Sunday.
The Patriots didn't do much on offense against the Dolphins, but they did enough.