Robert Kraft makes $50 million donation to Mass. General Hospital

[ad_1] New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft and his family’s foundation are giving a historic gift in support of community health and health equity to Massachusetts General Hospital, a founding member of Mass. General Brigham. The $50 million donation is the largest gift of its kind in the hospital’s 211-year history. In an exclusive interview … Read more

Judging NFL Week 5 overreactions

[ad_1] The beautiful thing about NFL overreactions is that they don’t even have to be week-by-week. They can be minute-by-minute, swinging wildly throughout the course of a single game. One minute you’re convinced the Colts will never score another point, the next minute they’re winning the game in overtime. At various points throughout Week 5, … Read more

NFL Week 5 takeaways – Lessons, big questions for every game

[ad_1] 12:32 PM ET NFL NationESPN Week 5 of the 2022 NFL season kicked off Thursday night with an Indianapolis Colts victory at the Denver Broncos that went into overtime. Usually extra action means lots of big offensive plays, but somehow neither team managed to score a touchdown in the 12-9 game. For the second … Read more

Patriots’ Bailey Zappe likely to start with Mac Jones doubtful

[ad_1] FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — New England Patriots starting quarterback Mac Jones is doubtful for Sunday’s home game against the Detroit Lions with a left high ankle sprain, putting rookie Bailey Zappe in position to make his first career NFL start. Jones was a limited participant in practices this week, and the team officially listed him … Read more

Aidan Hutchinson says his childhood New England Patriots fandom ‘no good’ ahead of matchup

[ad_1] 8:29 PM ET Eric WoodyardESPN ALLEN PARK, MI. — No. 2 overall pick Aidan Hutchinson won’t be facing fellow Michigan Wolverines alum Tom Brady anytime soon, as the Detroit Lions aren’t scheduled to play the Tampa Bay Buccaneers this season. 1 Related But as the Lions (1-3) head to Brady’s old headquarters in Foxborough … Read more

New England Patriots put concussed QB Brian Hoyer on IR

[ad_1] FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — The New England Patriots placed veteran quarterback Brian Hoyer on injured reserve Thursday because of a concussion, thinning their depth chart behind injured starter Mac Jones. That thrusts Bailey Zappe, a fourth-round pick out of Western Kentucky, into the No. 2 spots behind Jones. Zappe is projected to start in Sunday’s … Read more

NFL Power Rankings: Eagles take top spot with Bills, Chiefs close behind

[ad_1] Pretend we’re one quarter into this week’s games so we can say we’re at the three-quarter pole of the 17-game NFL season. The sample sizes might not be as large as we’d like, but four games are enough to give us a sense of every team’s 2022 identity. With that in mind, we move … Read more

Patriots rookie QB Bailey Zappe throws first career touchdown pass

[ad_1] GREEN BAY, Wis. — New England Patriots rookie quarterback Bailey Zappe threw his first career touchdown pass in the third quarter of Sunday’s game against the Green Bay Packers, connecting with receiver DeVante Parker on a 25-yard score. It was the first touchdown pass thrown by a rookie in the NFL this season, according … Read more

New England Patriots down another QB as Brian Hoyer leaves with head injury; Bailey Zappe comes on against the Green Bay Packers

[ad_1] GREEN BAY, Wis. — New England Patriots quarterback Brian Hoyer, who was starting in place of the injured Mac Jones, was knocked out of Sunday’s game against the Green Bay Packers on the second series after taking a hard hit on a sack. Hoyer was evaluated for a head injury, and at the start … Read more

NFL Week 4 takeaways – Lessons, big questions for every game

[ad_1] 12:46 PM ET NFL NationESPN Week 4 of the 2022 NFL season got underway Thursday night with a Cincinnati Bengals win that was overshadowed by a frightening injury to Miami Dolphins QB Tua Tagovailoa, who suffered a concussion and was briefly hospitalized. The timing of the concussion ignited renewed scrutiny of the hit Tagovailoa … Read more