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2019 Schedule
7-0, 1st in AFC East
Stephen A.: Brady is getting tired of partnership with Belichick (1:21)

Mike Reiss ESPN Staff Writer 

The Patriots have released TE Eric Tomlinson to make room for WR Mohamed Sanu. Also, the club has signed OT Aaron Monteiro to the open spot on its practice squad. Monteiro, of Brockton, Mass., played at Boston College and spent time with the Dolphins this offseason/preseason.

Should the Patriots plan to move on from Brady? (1:44)

Mike Reiss ESPN Staff Writer 

The Patriots have informed core special teamer Jordan Richards that they are releasing him, a source tells ESPN's Field Yates. Richards joined the team a few weeks ago and played exclusively in the kicking game. His spot will be filled by three-time Pro Bowler Justin Bethel, who had been released by the Ravens on Monday so they could protect a 2020 fourth-round compensatory draft pick.

Mike Reiss ESPN Staff Writer 

Bill Belichick tells sports radio WEEI that he expects DE Michael Bennett back in the building tomorrow after Bennett's week-long team suspension.

Mike Reiss ESPN Staff Writer 

The Patriots had veteran special teams ace Justin Bethel (Cardinals/Falcons/Ravens) in for a visit. Also, OT Aaron Monteiro (Boston College) and WR Malik Henry (West Georgia) were in for tryouts. The team has one open practice-squad spot.

Seth Walder ESPN Analytics 

Patriots have run man-zero coverage 9% of the time this season, second-most of any team (only behind the Ravens at 10%), according to ESPN pass coverage metrics powered by NFL Next Gen Stats. Opponents have averaged -1.19 expected points added and 1 yard per dropback when Patriots run man-zero.

What is the key to Belichick's success? (1:13)

The Adam Schefter Podcast: Rams Trades, Mohammed Sanu

Before discussing the Patriots' acquisition of Mohammed Sanu with league consultant and former GM Scott Pioli (23:14), Adam talks to current Rams GM Les Snead about the decision to trade Marcus Peters and why the Rams traded away the assets they did to get Jalen Ramsey. Plus, "Ask Adam" (18:04).

Is Brady playing his final season with the Patriots? (1:46)
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Patriots acquire WR Sanu in trade with Falcons

The Patriots have acquired wide receiver Mohamed Sanu from the Falcons for a second-round draft pick. In an additional move Tuesday, the team agreed to terms with special teams ace Justin Bethel.

Kellerman: Saints have everything they need to beat the Pats (1:45)
Orlovsky: The Patriots will become unstoppable with Sanu (0:52)
Wingo: Sanu trade is another reason Patriots will play in Super Bowl (1:06)
Belichick claims loophole in rules made him smile in win vs. Jets (0:26)
Hightower humbled by defense's performance vs. Jets (1:21)
Booger: Pats' defense is giving offense time to find their identity (1:07)

Tristan H. Cockcroft ESPN Senior Writer 

The Patriots' D/ST ranks 11th overall in fantasy scoring for the season, using ESPN's standard PPR format, and it's seventh if using non-PPR. In PPR, only five QBs, three RBs and two WRs have outscored it.

Brady: Patriots still looking for consistency on offense (1:25)

Team Stats

Passing Yards279.75th
Rushing Yards97.622nd
Points For31.6
Points Against6.9