Adrian Peterson accused of abusing his other 4-year-old son

An allegation surfaced after the star running back was reinstated by Vikings.

Jerry Jones: ‘100%’ of NFL owners support Roger Goodell

The Cowboys owner says Goodell has the full support of the league’s owners, but only a handful have made their support public.


// For NFL, week was as bad as it gets

The fallout from the Adrian Peterson arrest and the Ray Rice domestic violence scandal haunted NFL officials this week.

// Bill Belichick wants Patriots to clean up their act

More than 150 yards in penalties vs. the Vikings didn’t cost the Patriots a win, but did draw their coach’s ire.

The Patriots defense had six sacks of the Vikings’ Matt Cassel Sunday, and hurried him most of the day. Barry Chin/Globe Staff

Barry Chin/Globe Staff

Ben Volin | On football

Patriots defense was good, but bigger tests await

Let’s not get too crazy about the Patriots’ defensive dominance — without Adrian Peterson, there wasn’t much punch in the Vikings offense.

Bills wide receiver Robert Woods was cheered by fans during the second half of Sunday’s win.

Sean Leahy | NFL Week 2 review

Bills don’t look like doormats anymore

Among the surprises after two weeks are the Bills. Only diehard Bufflo fans could have envisioned this team sitting alone atop the AFC East.

// Chandler Jones dominates for Patriots

Jones certainly was an all-around player on Sunday, and his play helped the Patriots get their first win of the season.

Sports media

ESPN really called it like it is regarding NFL

There was authentic outrage about all that had gone on in the NFL the previous week.

Past Patriots games

Julian Edelman caught a 9-yard touchdown pass from Tom Brady in the second quarter.

Patriots 30, Vikings 7

Patriots rebound with resounding victory over Vikings

After losing their season-opener, the Patriots dominated in Minnesota to even their record at 1-1.

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.

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.

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.