• Cam Newton, Patriots Explain What Went Wrong On Final Fourth Down Vs. Texans

    11 days ago - By NESN

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    For the fourth time in 10 games this season, the New England Patriots found themselves driving late in the fourth quarter Sunday, needing a touchdown to tie or take the lead.
    For the fourth time, they came up short.
    This latest ill-fated comeback bid ended with quarterback Cam Newton being overrun by Houston pass rushers on fourth-and-4 from the Texans' 28-yard line with 71 seconds remaining.
    Newton evaded one rusher, then another, but couldn't escape the grasp of blitzing safety Justin Reid, who pulled the Patriots QB to the turf as his desperation pass fell harmlessly incomplete...
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  • Report: Patriots fear Burkhead suffered torn ACL in loss to Texans

    Report: Patriots fear Burkhead suffered torn ACL in loss to Texans

    11 days ago - By TheScore

    The New England Patriots fear running back Rex Burkhead tore his ACL during Sunday's loss to the Houston Texans, a source told Jeff Howe of The Athletic. Burkhead will have an MRI on Monday, Howe adds. More to come. Copyright © 2020 Score Media Ventures Inc. All rights reserved. Certain content reproduced under license.
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  • What Went Wrong As Patriots Lose Must-Win Week 11 Game To Texans?

    What Went Wrong As Patriots Lose Must-Win Week 11 Game To Texans?

    11 days ago - By NESN

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    The New England Patriots' playoff window is all but closed after getting upset by the Houston Texans and falling to 4-6 on the season.
    After consecutive wins against the New York Jets and Baltimore Ravens, the Patriots looked back on the right track. They derailed against a feisty 3-7 Texans team carried by superstar quarterback DeShaun Watson, who completed 28-of-37 passes for 344 yards with two passing touchdowns and six carries for 36 yards with another score.
    And the Patriots continue to play up or down to their competition as they lost 27-20.
    So, what went wrong?
    OFFENSIVE...
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  • These Stats Show Just How Good Deshaun Watson Was In First Half Vs. Patriots

    These Stats Show Just How Good Deshaun Watson Was In First Half Vs. Patriots

    11 days ago - By NESN

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    Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson was excellent Sunday in the first half of Houston's Week 11 game against the New England Patriots.
    No matter how you slice it.
    Houston carried a 21-10 lead into the locker room at halftime at NRG Stadium thanks in large to Watson, who scored three total touchdowns before the break.
    These numbers, courtesy of ESPN Stats & Info, show just how good Watson was through 30 minutes against New England:
    Deshaun Watson's 241 Pass Yds are a career high for a 1st half, and his 18 completions are also his most ever in a 1st half.
    Watson was 7-of-10 on throws...
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  • Damiere Byrd Hauls In 42-Yard Pass For First Touchdown With Patriots

    Damiere Byrd Hauls In 42-Yard Pass For First Touchdown With Patriots

    11 days ago - By NESN

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    Damiere Byrd is on the board.
    The Patriots receiver hauled in a 42-yard pass Sunday against the Houston Texans for his first touchdown pass with New England. The play, also made possible by a great throw from quarterback Cam Newton, at the time narrowed the Texans' lead to 21-16.
    Take a look:
    What a catch by LookIn Da Miere !
    : NFLonCBS pic.twitter.com/qIn7o7jp6k - New England Patriots November 22, 2020
    What a catch.
    The big play gave Byrd three receptions for 89 yards and a score on the game. It also offered a rare glimpse of the speed and playmaking ability the Patriots expected...
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  • Patriots' Rex Burkhead ruled out of game vs. Texans after suffering what appeared to be a serious knee injury

    11 days ago - By CBSSports

    Burkhead is in the midst of his fourth season with New England
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  • Rex Burkhead Injury: Patriots Running Back Carted Off After Blow To Knee

    Rex Burkhead Injury: Patriots Running Back Carted Off After Blow To Knee

    11 days ago - By NESN

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    The New England Patriots lost one of their most productive and most consistent performers Sunday against the Houston Texans.
    Patriots running back Rex Burkhead was carted to the locker room in the third quarter of New England's Week 11 game at NRG Stadium after suffering a knee injury. He soon after was ruled out by the Patriots.
    Burkhead sustained the injury on a toss to the outside. He was upended by Texans cornerback Bradley Roby, who caught Burkhead on the right knee with his helmet while sliding in to make a play.
    Patriots Rex Burkhead got injured on this play...
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  • Randall Cobb, Kenny Stills out for Texans vs. Patriots with Foot, Leg Injuries

    11 days ago - By Bleacher Report

    Houston Texans wide receivers Randall Cobb and Kenny Stills were both ruled out of Sunday's game against the New England Patriots. Cobb was dealing with a foot injury while Stills suffered a leg injury...
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