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Brockton Interfaith Community, a federation of Faith in Action, held a press conference with Patriot Devin McCourty along with others, calling for justice in the case of William Allen. The event was held at the Christ Congregational Church in Brockton.

Devin McCourty supports efforts to free Brockton man from prison

The Patriots safety has joined the campaign to get the life sentence of William Allen commuted.

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Deshaun Watson has been accused of sexual assault or harassment in lawsuits filed by 22 women.

Nike suspends sponsorship of Texans’ Deshaun Watson after masseuse speaks out over alleged assault

Nike has suspended its relationship with Watson, and ESPN reports Beats by Dre has dropped the quarterback.

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With the help of his new agent Henry Organ (right), new Patriots receiver Kendrick Bourne has started managing his money better.

How new Patriots receiver Kendrick Bourne is better taking care of himself, especially off the field

As a rookie, he received his first taste of life-changing money. But the majority of that cash went out as soon as it came in.

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The Dallas Cowboys led the NFL in attendance in 2020, averaging more than 28,000 fans at their home games.

New study finds COVID spikes after NFL games with fans

Major League Baseball, the NBA and other sports leagues have started to let fans back into their stadiums and arenas with most teams limiting attendance to 10% or 20% of capacity, but some allowing more. The NFL has even grander plans.

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Mac Jones has drawn comparisons to Tom Brady.

2021 NFL Draft: Quarterback prospects to know

Quarterback is an area of obvious need for New England, despite re-signing Cam Newton on a one-year deal. Could the Patriots take one of these players?

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Kellen Mond worked out at the House of Athlete combine in Florida in early March.

In a quarterback-rich NFL Draft, don’t overlook Texas A&M’s Kellen Mond

Mond, an athletic dual-threat QB, figures to be a second-day selection, which could set up well for the Patriots.

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Sam Darnold may be a former No. 3 pick and only 23 years old, but he hasn’t done much in three seasons.

What the Sam Darnold trade means for the Patriots’ draft strategy

The Jets on Monday traded Darnold to the Panthers for a sixth-round pick in 2021 and second- and fourth-round picks in 2022.

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Roger Goodell and the NFL will host this year's draft in Cleveland.

NFL Draft: See all the Patriots picks in April’s draft

The Patriots will have 10 picks in the 2021 NFL draft, which will be held April 29-May 1.