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In this handout image provided by the NFL, Brandon Spikes of the New England Patriots poses for his NFL headshot circa 2011 in Foxborough, Massachusetts. (Source: NFL via Getty Images)

Patriots Release Former Gator Spikes After His Car Found Abandoned

Linebacker Brandon Spikes’ return to the New England Patriots didn’t last nearly as long as either party had hoped.

06/08/2015

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Patriots Injury Report: Stork To Miss AFC Championship Game Against Colts

New England’s offensive line will need to step up its game without its starting center.

01/16/2015

FOXBORO, MA - JANUARY 11: LeGarrette Blount #29 of the New England Patriots runs a 73 yard touchdown in the fourth quarter against the Indianapolis Colts during the AFC Divisional Playoff game at Gillette Stadium on January 11, 2014 in Foxboro, Massachusetts. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Patriots Run Past Colts To Reach 3rd Consecutive AFC Championship Game

Thanks to big games by running back LaGarrette Blount and linebacker Jamie Collins, the New England Patriots are in the AFC Championship Game once again.

01/12/2014

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Dolphins Shut Out In Season Finale

So much for the Patriots’ problems. Rebounding from a rare slump, Tom Brady and his teammates earned a playoff bye with a 28-0 win over the Miami Dolphins on Sunday after two mediocre performances.

12/30/2012