The Patriots already know how tough it is for their offense without receiver Julian Edelman, and Tuesday should have everyone in New England breathing a sigh of relief.
It’s the sight no one wanted to see, and it happened Sunday night out in Denver.
The reality is that NFL football is the ultimate team sport, nothing at all like individual sports such as boxing, golf or tennis. This leads to the question: which team in Sunday night’s feature game suffers more from injuries they are needing to overcome, the Patriots or Broncos?
Seeing Julian Edelman leave Sunday’s game against the Giants was disappointing but the news after the game is even a little more gut-wrenching as the Patriots head into the final seven games of the season.
When Dion Lewis went down on Sunday it didn’t look good and Monday’s MRI ultimately confirmed what most had feared.
The Patriots reach the halfway point of 2015 at 8-0, for the 2nd time in team history.. Health is the only obstacle standing in their path and a deep run.
The Patriots have had one of the best special teams players in the game for a long time, but it sounds like they may be without him in the coming weeks.
Patriots left tackle Nate Solder got some disappointing news after suffering a bicep tear that will end his season, but it sounds like he’s upbeat about his return.
Boston Herald Patriots beat writer Jeff Howe reported this afternoon fullback James Develin will be placed on season ending injured reserve after fracturing the tibia in his right leg Friday night in the third preseason game against the Carolina Panthers.
Patriots fullback James Develin may have been carted off the field Friday night down in Carolina, but it sounds like he might not be ruling out playing in 2015.