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2019 Schedule
12-4, 1st in AFC East
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7hMike Reiss

Pats QB Stidham not focused on Brady's future

Despite being the player likely most affected by Tom Brady's upcoming decision in free agency, backup Jarrett Stidham said he's just focused on getting better.

Mike Reiss ESPN Staff Writer 

Patriots CB Jason McCourty said on his "Double Coverage" podcast that he is recovering from offseason groin surgery. McCourty had played 49 snaps against the Eagles on Nov. 17, and then was limited to just eight total snaps over the final seven games.

Mike Reiss ESPN Staff Writer 

Patriots LB Dont'a Hightower, who was voted to his second Pro Bowl this season, will not play in the game (medical). The Bills announced today that LB Tremaine Edmunds is taking Hightower's spot.

Mike Reiss ESPN Staff Writer 

Patriots director of college scouting Monti Ossenfort is scheduled to interview for the open general manager position with the Browns on Friday, a source confirms. Ossenfort just completed his 18th NFL season (15 spent in New England) and this isn't the first time he's been considered for a GM job in recent years, as the Texans previously had requested to interview him. Ossenfort is right behind director of player personnel Nick Caserio in the Patriots' personnel hierarchy.

Mike Reiss ESPN Staff Writer 

The Patriots had Canadian Football League CB Tre Roberson (Calgary) in for a free-agent workout. Roberson, who played quarterback in college at Illinois State, initially had signed with the Vikings as an undrafted free agent in 2016. He's been with Calgary the last two seasons.

Mike Reiss ESPN Staff Writer 

In the annual Professional Football Writers of America vote, Patriots CB Stephon Gilmore was named Defensive Player of the Year. Gilmore played in all 16 games, with 6 INTs (two returned for TDs), 20 pass-breakups, and 53 tackles. He is the first cornerback to win the award since Charles Woodson in 2009.

Hasselbeck: Brady has ability to disrupt free agent market (1:42)

Mike Reiss ESPN Staff Writer 

David Andrews: " I'm not ready to be done playing football."

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6dMike Reiss

Cops say Edelman arrested for jumping on car

Patriots receiver Julian Edelman was arrested and charged with vandalism Saturday night after allegedly jumping on a Mercedes and damaging it.

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Of FPI's top four teams, only the Chiefs are still alive. The Ravens, Saints and Patriots have all been eliminated.

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6dMike Reiss

Patriots QB Brady unfazed by unsettled future

In a radio interview on Saturday, Tom Brady, 42 and one week removed from the New England Patriots' playoff elimination, is "just taking it day to day" with regard to any contract talk and thoughts about next season.

Mike Reiss ESPN Staff Writer 

The Patriots announce that WR Julian Edelman is their 2019 Ed Block Courage Award recipient. The honor is bestowed annually upon a player who "best exemplifies the principles of courage and sportsmanship while also serving as a source of inspiration."

Team Stats

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