Danny Amendola is upgraded on practice report

11/23/15: Foxborough, MA: Patriots WR Danny Amendola may have injured his knee on this third quarter play in which he caught a pass and eluded a number of Bills defenders, including Duke Williams, on his way to a 41 yard pickup that set up Nwe England's final touchdown of the game. The New England Patriots hosted the Buffalo Bills in a regular season Monday Night Football game at Gillette Stadium. (Globe Staff Photo/Jim Davis) section:sports topic:Patriots-Bills(1)

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The Patriots receiver, who hurt his knee against Buffalo, was a limited participant in practice Thursday after missing Wednesday.

// Patriots put Aaron Dobson on injured reserve for rest of season

The receiver’s season is over because of a high ankle sprain he sustained against Buffalo.


// Broncos’ DeMarcus Ware unlikely to play vs. Patriots

The linebacker is still bothered by a back injury and did not practice Thursday.


// NFL roundup: Tony Romo hurt as Panthers beat Cowboys to stay undefeated

Romo injured the same left collarbone that sidelined him for seven games.

// Aqib Talib knows challenge Broncos face in Patriots

Talib is the NFL’s interceptions leader among cornerbacks over the past eight years.


// Patriots-Broncos shapes up as a defensive struggle

Neither offense is operating at full speed, and both defenses are having strong seasons.

// Run or pass, Jabaal Sheard has it covered on the D-line

In his first year with the Patriots, Sheard is making a good impression as he continues to make important stops.


// Even with no Manning, Al Michaels sees a compelling matchup

The NBC announcer believes Patriots-Broncos will be a huge draw Sunday night, despite a loss of some star power.

// Packers honor Brett Favre in ceremony

The franchise unveiled Favre’s name and retired No. 4 on the stadium facade, with several former teammates and Packers great Bart Starr on hand.

// Fantasy football: It’s crunch time for season-long leagues

The regular season in most leagues concludes in two weeks, and playoff positions are at stake.

// The bettor’s edge: Patriots’ road dominance waning

Since 2010, New England is under .500 against the spread as a road favorite.

The officiating crew headed by referee Gene Steratore (white cap) handled Monday night’s game.

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The 3 big mistakes made by the officials on Monday night

“Guys are rolling their eyes over that performance. That was really bad,” said one official of the crew working the Patriots-Bills game.


// Changing roles is just part of the preparation, Bill Belichick says

In the Patriots coach’s system, every player needs to be ready for anything and everything — a point the coach drove home Wednesday.

Patriots at Broncos, Sunday at 8:30 p.m. (NBC)

// Broncos’ pass rush will test Patriots’ offensive line

The Broncos are first in overall defense, sacks, interception return yardage, and second in points allowed.

// Terrell Owens wants to work out for Patriots

Owens, who is about to turn 42, hasn’t played in the NFL since 2010 but sees a possible opportunity with the receiver-thin Patriots.

Broncos notebook

// Broncos sign QB Christian Ponder

The 12th pick in the 2011 NFL Draft will be third on the depth chart.


Frank Gifford’s family says CTE found in his brain

Signs of the degenerative disease chronic traumatic encephalopathy were found in his brain after his death in August.

// Bill Belichick lauds team’s spirit after ugly victory

“I don’t think there’s any way to understate the importance of mental toughness,” he said.


// Even as they win again, Patriots are looking vulnerable

Once dominant, once a bully, the perfect Patriots find themselves struggling to play at a championship level.


// Game review shows direction of AFC East

On the handful of plays that mattered Monday night, the Patriots came through in the clutch and the Bills didn’t.

// Rob Gronkowski vows to show restraint at Thanksgiving table

The big Patriots tight end said he’d like to eat an entire pie and 6 pounds of turkey — but won’t.

Belichick era database


// Patriots during the Bill Belichick era

Look back on the Boston Globe’s coverage of every game the Patriots have played since Bill Belichick became the head coach in 2000.

From the archives

Super Bowl XLVI

// Giants break Patriots’ hearts again

Look back at complete coverage of the Patriots' loss loss to the Giants in Super Bowl XLVI.

Past seasons

2013 season recap

// An ugly end in Denver

Track the high and low points of the Patriots’ 2013 season before their eventual loss to the Broncos in the AFC title game.