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Recent articles by Nicole:

Patriots activate center David Andrews

His presence will be welcomed on the offensive line, which has had to make a series of adjustments over the past few weeks. → Read More

Can Damiere Byrd help Cam Newton rebound from last week’s poor performance?

Byrd's history with Newton goes back to their days with the Carolina Panthers. → Read More

How the Patriots’ offensive line has held up despite all the shuffling

Through five games, as a result of absences and injuries, nine players have logged snaps along New England’s offensive line. → Read More

Patriots’ Devin McCourty is featured in Boston Uncornered photo project

The 11-year NFL veteran is one of 30 people who share their life stories of being cornered, and then uncornered. → Read More

Kicker Brandon McManus was the Broncos' offense with six field goals

Denver scored on its first six drives, all McManus field goals. → Read More

How limited was the Patriots’ offense? Even when gimmick plays worked, they couldn’t take advantage

The Patriots got two big plays on their final possession when Julian Edelman turned passer, but on a rough day for the offense, that potential winning drive fizzled, too. → Read More

For three Patriots, having wives who are doctors raises the levels of COVID discussions

Camille Phillips, Shahrzad Slater, and Michelle Powell, wife of Devin McCourty, bring a wealth of knowledge to dealing with the coronavirus. → Read More

Injury, illness force Broncos to leave Noah Fant, Melvin Gordon home

Melvin Gordon’s availability for Sunday’s game was already in jeopardy after he was arrested late Tuesday night for driving under the influence. → Read More

Patriots cancel Friday practice after player reportedly tests positive for COVID-19

The Patriots are set to play the Broncos on Sunday, in a game that has been postponed one week already. → Read More

Patriots coach Bill Belichick says it’s too early to say if Cam Newton can play Sunday

The coach said the quarterback, who remains on the COVID-IR list, has yet to get medical clearance. → Read More

Friendship of Patriots Damien Harris and Jarrett Stidham goes all the way back to youth football in Kentucky

Even at 8 years old, the pair stood out. Harris was the fastest player on the team. Stidham, meanwhile, could already throw a tight spiral — with accuracy — 20-30 yards. → Read More

‘That’s what my dad wanted me to do:’ Patriots' James White honors late father after first game back

The running back's father was killed in a crash two weeks ago. Monday's loss to the Chiefs marked White's first game back after Tyrone's death. → Read More

A timeline since Cam Newton tested positive for COVID-19

A look at the events that transpired in the days following Newton’s positive test. → Read More

With Cam Newton out, Brian Hoyer expected to get his first start for Patriots

The 34-year-old veteran is 16-22 in 38 career starts, including 10 consecutive losses, but has never opened a game under center in his three stints in New England. → Read More

What happens when an NFL player — like the Patriots' Cam Newton — tests positive for COVID-19?

The NFL has strict protocol in place to deal with positive player tests. → Read More

How Patriots pass rusher Chase Winovich has incorporated yoga into his training

Gaining a better understanding about his body seems just as important as the exercises. → Read More

Patriots running backs coach Ivan Fears eager to get Damien Harris back

Harris was impressive in training camp but has missed the first three games of the season after undergoing a procedure on his pinky. → Read More

Against the Raiders, a motivated Sony Michel had the breakout game the Patriots have been waiting for

The running back had 117 yards on just nine carries, and broke off a 48-yard run, the longest of his career. → Read More

Patriots place David Andrews, Josh Uche on injured reserve

Uche and Andrews, the starting center who missed the entire 2019 season due to blood clots, will miss at least three weeks under IR rules for the pandemic season. → Read More

Cam Newton is the master of the name game with his Patriots teammates

The quarterback has been dishing out nicknames since training camp, with some more explicable than others. → Read More