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2017 Schedule
13-3, 1st in AFC East

Mike Reiss ESPN Staff Writer 

Patriots are awarded a fourth-round compensatory draft pick (136), the NFL announces. So total picks as of now for Patriots: 1, 2, 2, 3, 4, 6.

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22hMatt Bowen

15 plays -- with best fits -- every NFL coach should steal

Matt Bowen searched through 2017 tape -- NFL and college -- for the best schemes that show how today's game has adapted and found plays every offensive coordinator should put in his playbook right now.

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2dBill Barnwell

Barnwell: Offseason moves to improve every AFC team

The Jags, Jets and Browns will make a run at a quarterback. Jacksonville could have a new top receiver, too. Pittsburgh, meanwhile, has to clear out cap space and sign Le'Veon Bell. Here are five offseason moves to improve all 16 AFC teams.

Mike Reiss ESPN Staff Writer 

Patriots DT Alan Branch was asked on sports radio WEEI's "Dale and Holley Show with Rich Keefe" if he knew Malcolm Butler wouldn't play in Super Bowl LII and said, "I didn't know anything, honestly. On our team, gossip doesn't travel, let's say that. ... I noticed he wasn't in the game, but then again, you never know the reason for what's going on at a certain time in that organization, especially."

Riddick: SB benching won't affect Butler's market value (1:00)
Stephen A. isn't buying Butler SB benching story (1:43)
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6dDarren Rovell

Family version of Brady SB ring sells for $344K

A family version of the New England Patriots' Super Bowl LI championship ring with "Brady" on it sold Sunday morning for $344,927, a record for a football ring.

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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10dESPN.com staff

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.

Team Stats

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