2017 SeasonAll times ET

2017 Schedule
13-3, 1st in AFC East

Chris Forsberg ESPN Staff Writer 

New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski got a big ovation as he arrived fashionably late during the third quarter of Wednesday's Celtics-Clippers game at TD Garden.

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Best Valentine's Day cards from NFL teams

The Patriots, along with several other teams, took to social media on Wednesday to spread some love. Here are some of our favorite digital cards.

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5dMike Reiss

Sources: Patriots keep key assistant QB coach

The Patriots are bringing back assistant quarterbacks coach Jerry Schuplinski, sources told ESPN. Schuplinski, who helped develop Jimmy Garoppolo and Jacoby Brissett in recent years, was considered a prime candidate to follow Josh McDaniels to the Colts.

Mike Reiss ESPN Staff Writer 

More continuity on Patriots' staff: Assistant QBs coach Jerry Schuplinski is returning to the team in 2018, per sources. Helped develop Jimmy Garoppolo and Jacoby Brissett. Will play important role in helping develop another young QB.

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Bruschi: I had fun winning Super Bowls with Patriots (1:58)
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Is having fun more important than winning Super Bowls? (1:47)
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Martellus Bennett letter (1:32)
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Eagles' Johnson blasts Pats as 'fear-based' club

Eagles offensive tackle Lane Johnson doesn't want to follow the Patriot Way, calling New England a "fear-based organization" and saying he'd rather have fun and win one Super Bowl than be miserable while winning five.

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Newspaper gets false info, retracts Brady story

The Boston Herald had to retract a story about Tom Brady making contract demands after a person said he supplied the writer with false info via text message by posing as Brady's agent.

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9dMike Sando

Can Josh McDaniels get hired again? NFL execs debate

Did the Patriots' offensive coordinator ruin his reputation around the league -- and thus his chances at a future head-coaching gig? Not quite. Here's what high-level decision-makers had to say about his spurning of the Colts.

Team Stats

Passing Yards276.12nd
Rushing Yards118.110th
Points For28.62nd
Points Against18.55th