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Moss Will Stand Pat for $27M

3-year deal is less than what the Eagles were considering

(Newser) - After flirting with several other teams, New England's record-setting receiver Randy Moss has decided to stay put to the tune of $27 million over three years, reports the Boston Herald. The price amounts to a discount of sorts—Moss had received a more lucrative offer from the Eagles over the... More »

NFL's Top 10 2008 Free Agents

This class isn't too deep, but there's some strong talent available

(Newser) - Free agents can mean the difference between a losing season and the Super Bowl. This year’s crop is wanting, but quality is available. Here’re 10 of the best:
  1. Patriot CB Asante Samuel: A playmaker
  2. Patriot WR Randy Moss: Stands pat?
  3. Bears LB Lance Briggs: Washington bound?
  4. Steelers OG
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Super Bowl Stunner: Giants Win!

Manning leads last-minute comeback to shock the world, mar perfection for the Pats

(Newser) - Tom Brady had one of his trademark brilliant fourth-quarter comebacks—but three minutes later, Eli Manning did, too, and the Giants shocked the formerly perfect Patriots, 17-14. Manning hit Plaxico Burress, who had guaranteed a Giants win several days before, on a 13-yard fade with 35 seconds left, and the... More »

Patriots Stay Perfect

21-12 win over Chargers moves them to 18-0 and into the Super Bowl

(Newser) - The '72 Dolphins must be nervous after New England stayed perfect today by defeating an injured Chargers crew, 21-12, and advancing to a fourth Super Bowl in seven years. The Patriots had to work for it, suffering a lackluster effort from Tom Brady, and riding rusher Lawrence Maroney for 122... More »

Patriots' Moss Denies Battery Accusation

Calls claim by Florida woman 'accident,' says she wants money

(Newser) - New England receiver Randy Moss today said an incident in which a Florida woman is accusing him of battery was "an accident" and that the accusations are financially motivated, the Boston Globe reports. "I've never put my hand on one woman, physically or in an angry manner,"... More »

AP Votes Tom Brady Most Offensive

Welker, Moss also receive votes for AP offensive player of 2007

(Newser) - Exactly no one should be surprised by the news that Tom Brady, the protagonist of New England's record-setting 16-0 season, won the AP's Offensive Player of the Year award. Green Bay's resurgent Brett Favre and two other Patriots, Randy Moss and Wes Welker, were the only others to receive nods,... More »

Patriots Achieve Perfection

Giants put up fight but can't stop New England's sweet 16

(Newser) - The Giants didn't get the memo that their matchup with unbeaten New England was meaningless, as they put up a commendable fight in a 38-35 loss, reports The New York Times. The Patriots became the first team to finish the regular season undefeated since 1972, and also set several records... More »

Giants Have Eyes on Prize in Pats Game

NY sets out to sabotage bid for history

(Newser) - Though a fixed playoff picture seemingly gives the Giants nothing to play for in Saturday's game against the unbeaten Patriots, New York wouldn't mind playing the spoiler. “No one in here is screaming ‘Let's rest!' I can tell you that," running back Brandon Jacobs tells the... More »

Pats 15-0, Brady Ties Marino

Dolphins fold, 28-7, to New England's offensive machine

(Newser) - The New England Patriots blasted past the current Miami team to come one step closer to matching the '72 Dolphins' perfect season record. Tom Brady lobbed three touchdown passes in the 28-7 win, pulling even with Dan Marino's 48 TDs in the 1984 season, and ending up just one short... More »

Patriots Barely Survive Ravens

Baltimore just miss chance to ruin New England's perfect record

(Newser) - Baltimore's best performance this season also proved to be the scariest game of the year for the Patriots, but in the end, unbeaten New England won its 12th game by three points—or three yards. Ravens QB Kyle Boller stayed in stride with Tom Brady, and the Ravens racked up... More »

Eagles Nearly Overcome Pats

Philly forces New England to get creative in 31-28 win

(Newser) - The force of nature that is this season's New England Patriots finally met a resistance too strong to brush off, in the form of the Philadelphia Eagles. Though the Patriots won the game 31-28, they found themselves in fairly unfamiliar territory, trailing by four points in the fourth quarter, and... More »

Patriots Juggernaut Flattens Bills

New England smashes records in 56-10 victory

(Newser) - Randy Moss racked up his franchise-record four touchdown receptions before halftime last night in the Patriots' 56-10 trouncing of Buffalo, and Tom Brady lobbed five touchdowns to become New England's all-time leader with 185. As Bills fans threw curses down, the punt-eschewing Pats compiled 510 yards and cruised to tie... More »

Pats Take Super Bowl XLIS

Brady leads comeback over Colts in matchup of unbeatens

(Newser) - The Roman number for "1/2" is "S" and today's game between the Patriots and Colts, falling midway between Super Bowls XLI and XLII, had all the makings of a regular season title game. There were huge momentum swings, incredible individual plays, and a classic comeback by the road... More »

Colts, Pats Stay Perfect as Matchup Looms

Manning breaks Unitas' Colts record; Brady notches 5 TDs

(Newser) - New England and Indianapolis guaranteed a rare Week 9 clash of unbeatens, as the two best teams in the NFL routed their opponents. Colts quarterback Peyton Manning threw two scores; his second gave him 288 for his Colts career, breaking Johnny Unitas's record. Patriots signal-caller Tom Brady tossed three and... More »

Fins Still Winless, Pats Still Lossless

Brady breaks Miami jinx, fires team-record 6 TDs in 49-28 romp

(Newser) - Normally a house of horrors for Tom Brady, Miami instead yielded a career day to the quarterback of unbeaten New England, and the Dolphins lost their seventh game of the season. Brady threw for six touchdowns, a team record; the last came off the bench after the Dolphins pulled to... More »

T.O. Surprises With Silence as Pats Loom

Receiver leaves note saying he won't talk to media this week

(Newser) - Cowboys receiver Terrell Owens is the center of attention again, this time for keeping his mouth shut. Reporters flocking to the oft-troubled wideout’s locker for their regular 30 minute Wednesday chat were instead greeted by nothing more than a laminated note, the Dallas News reports. “I will be... More »

Brady, Moss Trample Bills

Pats improve to 3-0 after breezing past Buffalo 38-7; Losman sits out game

(Newser) - Tom Brady dazzled a Gillette crowd with a 23-for-29, 311-yard performance in a 38-7 stampede on the Buffalo Bills, extending the Patriots' undefeated start over a third game. Wideout Randy Moss caught two TDs among five completions from his new quarterback and finished with 115 yards—his third-straight triple-digit outing. More »

Pats Live Up to Hype vs. Jets

Pre-season favorites make statement, routing Jets 38-14

(Newser) - The Pats showed why Vegas ranks them #1 by stomping the Jets 38-14 today, the AP reports. Randy Moss reclaimed his elite status by hauling in 9 passes for 183 yards, and Tom Brady shone, passing 22-of-28 and firing for 3 touchdowns on 297 yards. But the highlight of the... More »

Moss Leaves Pats Practice with Injury

Five-time Pro Bowler strains a hamstring in New England camp

(Newser) - Fresh Patriots wideout Randy Moss left training camp yesterday with a hamstring injury, the Boston Herald reports. The five-time Pro Bowler came up limp while running routes with QB Tom Brady, though he reportedly left the playing field without assistance. The Pats haven't released details on the 30-year-old receiver. More »

Boston Builds for Halcyon Year

Celts, Sox now Finals favorites with trades for veteran All-Stars

(Newser) - A sudden cascade of talent has catapulted Boston into contention for at least three championships and given its fans, including Globe columnist Dan Shaugnessy, reason to hope again. In the last week, the Celtics handed over a raft of prospects for superstar Kevin Garnett, and the Red Sox beat their... More »

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