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2019 Schedule
12-4, 1st in AFC East

Mike Reiss ESPN Staff Writer 

Roger Goodell on the status of the NFL's investigation into the Patriots' videotaping situation with the Bengals: "We're being extremely thorough. We have a responsibility to 31 other clubs, we have a responsibility to partners, we have a responsibility to fans to understand all of what happened."

Orlovsky: Pats' losing Scarnecchia is as big as losing Gronk (0:49)

Mike Reiss ESPN Staff Writer 

With longtime offensive line coach Dante Scarnecchia retiring, the Patriots have two in-house candidates who would seem to be top options to fill the void. Carmen Bricillo worked closely with Scarnecchia as a coaching assistant in 2019. He has background on o-line coaching from his time at Youngstown State. Assistant RBs coach Cole Popivich (no relation to Gregg) also previously worked closely with Scarnecchia.

Mike Reiss ESPN Staff Writer 

Bill Belichick on Kobe Bryant (to ESPN's Field Yates): "In my 45 years in the NFL, I have never witnessed a group as captivated as the day Kobe addressed our team two years ago."

Kellerman: Brady has been preparing for free agency (1:59)
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2dNick Wagoner

Garoppolo: Brady texted me good luck, 'go win'

49ers quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo told NFL Network that he received an encouraging text from his former Patriots teammate Tom Brady ahead of the biggest game of his career.

Mike Reiss ESPN Staff Writer 

With WRs coach Joe Judge moving on to become Giants head coach, the Patriots have begun the process of bolstering their offensive staff by bringing aboard Jedd Fisch in a yet-to-be-determined role, a source confirms to ESPN's Lindsey Thiry. The 43-year-old Fisch is a well-traveled coaching peer of offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels who was described as "smart, innovative, hard-working" by one former staffer who worked closely with him. His primary expertise is in the passing game/QBs.

Lindsey Thiry ESPN 

Rams senior offensive assistant Jedd Fisch has departed for the New England Patriots, a source confirmed to ESPN. Fisch was at the Senior Bowl in Mobile, AL this week and spent time at the practice field in close range of Bill Belichick and Patriots assistants. Fisch spent the last two seasons with the Rams.

Could the Pats dynasty have reached similar heights with Bledsoe? (1:24)
Huard, Bledsoe share how they got into wine tasting (0:53)

The Right Time: Zion debuts, Eli retires, Dan Wetzel on Hernandez doc

Bomani shares his takeaways from Zion Williamson's debut for the Pelicans (2:13) and why he doesn't think Eli Manning is a Hall of Famer in light of his retirement from football (9:07). Plus, Dan Wetzel of Yahoo! Sports joins to discuss the Netflix documentary he executive produced "Killer Inside: The Mind of Hernandez" (14:52). Together they delve into the scope of the doc including Aaron's motive for the murder of Odin Lloyd, what role the Patriots played in monitoring Hernandez's behavior and more.

Wolfe: AB could be in jail in a matter of hours (1:07)
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7dPaul Gutierrez

Carr anticipates 'first snap' in Raiders' new home

Raiders quarterback Derek Carr, on hand for Wednesday's ceremony to officially rename the franchise the "Las Vegas Raiders," was unbothered by the shot of Mark Davis chatting with Tom Brady last weekend in Las Vegas, telling ESPN, "I'm used to it now."

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7dMike Reiss

Patriots CB Williams arrested on drug charges

Patriots cornerback Joejuan Williams was arrested Friday in Tennessee after officers stopped him for speeding and found that he had a controlled substance, drug paraphernalia and prescription drugs without a prescription.

Team Stats

Passing Yards247.68th
Rushing Yards106.418th
Points For26.17th
Points Against14.1