Shalise Manza Young

Young is the Globe’s New England Patriots beat writer. She began her career in journalism as an intern at the Providence Journal in 1994 while still in high school, and remained with the Journal until March 2010, when she came to the Globe.

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Chiefs 41, Patriots 14

Patriots embarrassed by Chiefs on Monday Night Football

By Shalise Manza Young , Globe Staff

Tom Brady was intercepted twice, strip-sacked twice, and replaced by rookie Jimmy Garoppolo in the fourth quarter.

Patriots excited for ‘Monday Night Football’

By Shalise Manza Young , Globe Staff

“If you can’t get crunk for [this], you’re in the wrong business,” DL Vince Wilfork said.

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Patriots downgrade cornerback Alfonzo Dennard to out

By Shalise Manza Young , Globe Staff

Dennard has a shoulder injury that has kept him sidelined since Week 1.

Patriots at Chiefs, Monday, 8:30 p.m., (ESPN)

Dont’a Hightower forced to be leader

By Shalise Manza Young , Globe Staff

In his third season, Hightower is getting the chance to play many different roles on the Patriots defense.