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Dont’a Hightower, Danny Amendola return to practice

Dont’a Hightower, Danny Amendola return to practice

The once-banged-up Patriots are getting healthy in a hurry. Wednesday’s practice saw some key players. Linebacker Dont’a Hightower (knee) and wideout Danny Amendola (concussion/knee) were limited in their return to practice. Tight end Rob Gronkowski (groin) did not practice, but was on the practice field during the session. Gronkowski left Sunday’s romp over the Saints with a groin injury ...

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Dont’a Hightower, Danny Amendola return to practice

Dont’a Hightower, Danny Amendola return to practice

The once-banged-up Patriots are getting healthy in a hurry. Wednesday’s practice saw some key players. Linebacker Dont’a Hightower (knee) and wideout Danny Amendola (concussion/knee) were limited in their return to practice. Tight end Rob Gronkowski (groin) did not practice, but was on the practice field during the session. Gronkowski left Sunday’s romp over the Saints with a groin injury ...

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Dont’a Hightower, Danny Amendola return to practice

Dont’a Hightower, Danny Amendola return to practice

The once-banged-up Patriots are getting healthy in a hurry. Wednesday’s practice saw some key players. Linebacker Dont’a Hightower (knee) and wideout Danny Amendola (concussion/knee) were limited in their return to practice. Tight end Rob Gronkowski (groin) did not practice, but was on the practice field during the session. Gronkowski left Sunday’s romp over the Saints with a groin injury ...

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Rob Ninkovich: Pats ‘stirring the pot’ with benchings

Rob Ninkovich: Pats ‘stirring the pot’ with benchings

When the New England Patriots‘ defense took the field Sunday in New Orleans, Malcolm Butler started on the sideline. The benching came as a surprise to many, as corner Eric Rowe took over the first-team gig. Butler struggled in the preseason and again in Week 1, and coach Bill Belichick made it clear during a conference call Tuesday the team ...

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Rob Ninkovich: Pats ‘stirring the pot’ with benchings

Rob Ninkovich: Pats ‘stirring the pot’ with benchings

When the New England Patriots‘ defense took the field Sunday in New Orleans, Malcolm Butler started on the sideline. The benching came as a surprise to many, as corner Eric Rowe took over the first-team gig. Butler struggled in the preseason and again in Week 1, and coach Bill Belichick made it clear during a conference call Tuesday the team ...

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Rob Ninkovich: Pats ‘stirring the pot’ with benchings

Rob Ninkovich: Pats ‘stirring the pot’ with benchings

When the New England Patriots‘ defense took the field Sunday in New Orleans, Malcolm Butler started on the sideline. The benching came as a surprise to many, as corner Eric Rowe took over the first-team gig. Butler struggled in the preseason and again in Week 1, and coach Bill Belichick made it clear during a conference call Tuesday the team ...

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Tom Brady, J.J. Nelson among Players of the Week

The silver lining of having an off day in the season opener — if there is one — is the chance you might get overlooked the following week. That certainly wasn’t the case with a certain 40-year-old playing in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on Sunday. Tom Brady was named AFC Offensive Player of the Week on Wednesday after completing 30 of 39 ...

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Injuries: Pats’ Hightower (MCL) could return this week

Injuries: Pats’ Hightower (MCL) could return this week

Patriots fans can breathe a sigh of relief on the Dont’a Hightower front. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Monday that the linebacker’s MCL injury was diagnosed by two doctors, who independently labeled it a two-to-three-week setback. Rapoport was told that Hightower will return to action either this week or next after initially hurting the knee in New England’s season-opening ...

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Injuries: Pats’ Hightower (MCL) could return this week

Injuries: Pats’ Hightower (MCL) could return this week

Patriots fans can breathe a sigh of relief on the Dont’a Hightower front. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Monday that the linebacker’s MCL injury was diagnosed by two doctors, who independently labeled it a two-to-three-week setback. Rapoport was told that Hightower will return to action either this week or next after initially hurting the knee in New England’s season-opening ...

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Injuries: Pats’ Hightower (MCL) could return this week

Injuries: Pats’ Hightower (MCL) could return this week

Patriots fans can breathe a sigh of relief on the Dont’a Hightower front. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Monday that the linebacker’s MCL injury was diagnosed by two doctors, who independently labeled it a two-to-three-week setback. Rapoport was told that Hightower will return to action either this week or next after initially hurting the knee in New England’s season-opening ...

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