Sunday, December 30, 2012
The New England Patriots close at the regular season Sunday against the Miami Dolphins in Foxborough. Kick-off is 4:25 p.m.
The New England Patriots enter Sunday's game against the Miami Dolphins with a 5-0 record in AFC East games this year. With a victory, the Patriots would finish their slate of divisional games without a loss for the second time in team history. The Patriots were a perfect 6-0 in AFC East play in 2007. New England had just one loss in division play in 1986, 1997, 2003, 2004 and 2005, 2010 and 2011. The Patriots and Dolphins will square off for the 95th time, including three playoff games, in their 47th year as division foes and for the second time in 2012. The Patriots beat the Dolphins in Miami 23-16 on Dec. 2. The Dolphins and Patriots began playing twice a year during the regular season in 1967. The Patriots swept the series in 2010 and …
Monday, December 17, 2012
The San Francisco 49ers blew a 28-point lead but held on to beat the New England Patriots, 41-34 at Gillette Stadium Sunday night.
As much as the first half was one to forget for the New England Patriots Sunday Night, the second half was nearly one to remember in a wild and sloppy, 41-34 loss to the San Francisco 49ers. "Obviously we just didn’t do anything well enough to win," said Patriots head coach Bill Belichick. "It starts with me – didn’t do a good job of coaching, didn’t coach well, we didn’t play well, we weren’t good on offense, weren’t good on defense, weren’t good enough on special teams. They just did a better job than we did. We just have to perform better than that. We didn’t so that’s the result. We just didn’t do a good job, it’s as simple as that." San Francisco (10-3-1) built a 31-3 lead in the third quarter; sending Patriots fans home in droves …
Monday, December 10, 2012
The New England Patriots (9-3) host the AFC-leading Houston Texans (11-1) Monday night at Gillette Stadium. Kick-off is 8:30 p.m.
Foxborough is set to host a primetime NFL matchup Monday night when the New England Patriots (9-3) take on the AFC-leading Houston Texans (11-1) at Gillette Stadium on ESPN’s Monday Night Football. Monday night’s showdown in Foxborough will be the fourth time the Patriots and Texans meet since Houston entered the NFL in 2002 and for the first time since the 2009 regular-season finale when Houston took a 34-27 win on Jan. 3, 2010. New England is 2-1 against Houston in the regular season with wins in 2003 and 2006. Houston lost 47-7 on December 17, 2006 in their first and only visit to Gillette Stadium. The Patriots claimed a 23-20 overtime win in their first trip to Reliant Stadium on Nov. 23, 2003. The teams last met in the 2009 regular-…
Thursday, November 22, 2012
The New England Patriots roll into East Rutherford, N.J. to face the rival New York Jets on Thanksgiving night. Kick-off is 8:20 p.m. Here’s what you need to know about the Week 12 match-up.
Note: Information courtesy of The New England Patriots Media Relations Department Thanksgiving Day football is all about rivalries. So it is appropriate that 10 hours after Foxborough and Mansfield take the field the New England Patriots meet their biggest rivals - the New York Jets in East Rutherford, N.J. The Pats will play on Thanksgiving for the fifth time in team history and their first in a Thanksgiving night game against the Jets. The Patriots will look to improve to a 4-0 record in the division and earn a series sweep of the Jets with a win this week. The last time these two teams met, the Patriots defeated the Jets, 29-26, in overtime on Oct. 21 at Gillette Stadium. This week’s game will be broadcast to a national audience by NBC …
Sunday, November 11, 2012
After a week of rest, the New England Patriots host the Buffalo Bills on Sunday - Veterans Day - at Gillette Stadium. Kick-off is 1 p.m.
The New England Patriots and Buffalo Bills will meet for the 106th time Sunday and the second time in 2012, with New England holding a 63-41-1 edge following a 52-28 victory against the Bills in Buffalo on September 30. The Patriots will be looking for their 22nd sweep in the annual series. The Patriots are 33-19 all-time in home games against Buffalo, including 10-0 at Gillette Stadium. The series between the AFC East rivals began in 1960. The Patriots’ 63 wins over the Bills are their highest victory total over any opponent, nine more than they own over the New York Jets (54). New England has won 22 of its last 25 games against Buffalo dating back to the 2000 season. After seven straight series sweeps and 15 straight Patriots wins, …
Wednesday, June 20, 2012
Former King Philip High standout Lofu Tatupu is back in the NFL after a year away from the game, attempting to win a job with the Atlanta Falcons.
Wednesday, June 20, 2012
Afer being released by the Seattle Seahawks last year. it looked like former King Philip High standout Lofu Tatupu was going to be done with his Pro Bowl football career. “At a certain point I just stopped working out,” Tatupu said Tuesday to the greenvilleonline.com. “I thought it was over. I was really ready to send those papers in.” Now, three-time Pro Bowl middle linebacker is at the Atlanta Falcons mini-camp, trying to return to the NFL after missing the entire 2011 season. “I’m excited about the whole process and just being back playing ball again,” Tatupu said. Read more about Tatupu at http://www.greenvilleonline.com/viewart/20120620/SPORTS/306200044/Tatupu-relishing-his-career-revival-Falcons?odyssey=nav|head
Monday, August 1, 2011
ESPN says he could ended up with Tampa Bay.
After the two sides couldn’t agree on a salary reduction, former King Philip standout Lofu Tatupu was released by the Seattle Seahawks after a seven -year career at linebacker, which include three Pro Bowl appearances. EPSN.com is reporting that Tatupu could end up in Florida with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Tatupu was the captain of Seattle’s defense and has 549 tackles with 10 interceptions in his career. He also has eight and half sacks. He started his college career at the University of Maine before switching to USC where he played for current Seattle head coach Pete Carroll.