What We Learned From Week 11 in the N.F.L.

The Colts’ Jonathan Taylor has entered the M.V.P. discussion, Kansas City’s defense shocked Dallas, and Cam Newton is not a cure-all for Carolina.

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NFL Week 11 Picks Against The Spread

Cam Newton and the Panthers can muck up the N.F.C. South, and Patrick Mahomes will try to prove Kansas City’s troubles are over.

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Patriots Cut Cam Newton After Covid-Related Disruptions

Newton was sidelined early last season with the virus and missed practices last week because of a mix-up over protocols. The rookie quarterback Mac Jones will be New England’s starter.

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Patriots and 49ers Among N.F.L. Free Agency’s Biggest Spenders

The 2021 salary cap has put a crunch on some teams looking to shore up their rosters. Others have opened their wallets.

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How The New England Patriots’ Dynasty Fell

Empires never fall in a day. The Patriots have been quietly crumbling from within for years.

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What Went Wrong for the Patriots? Everything

Bill Belichick blamed “offense, defense, special teams, running, passing, defending the run, defending the pass, ball security, tackling, blocking.”

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Russell Wilson Leads the N.F.L. M.V.P. Race, but Josh Allen Is …

Smart money is on the Seattle quarterback receiving at least a vote or two this year. But the better bet, counter-intuitively, might be the Bills’ Josh Allen.

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N.F.L. Adds New Covid-19 Protocols to Keep Season on Track

The league introduced new measures, including video surveillance to monitor the wearing of masks while in team facilities or traveling, after postponing games because of an outbreak.

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Patriots-Chiefs Game Postponed After Positive Coronavirus Tests on Both Teams

Cam Newton was reportedly among those who tested positive. Sunday’s game will be rescheduled to Monday or Tuesday, the N.F.L. said.

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Tom Who? Cam Newton Is Moving New England Past Brady

Cam Newton is winning over New England, a racially complicated area accustomed to Hall of Fame quarterback play. All it’s taken are a couple wins, endorsements from his taciturn coach and a whole lot of charm.

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Patriots Turn to Burkhead and the Run After Newton Falters Early

New England struggled to get its passing offense going against the Raiders but got timely dashes from running backs Rex Burkhead and Sony Michel.

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NFL Week 3 Predictions: Our Picks Against the Spread

With a matchup between the Ravens and the Chiefs looming on Monday, the rest of the week feels like an appetizer.

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Tom Brady and Philip Rivers Led the N.F.L.’s Week 1 Flops

Some great football was played Sunday. This article is about the rest of it.

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N.F.L. Week 1: Recap and Highlights From Sunday’s Games

Cam Newton looked terrific, Tom Brady looked fairly terrible, and there were upsets all over the place in a wild slate of games.

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N.F.L. Week 1: Live Scores, Tracker and Updates

Some familiar faces joined new teams — looking at you, Tom Brady and Cam Newton — and young stars like Lamar Jackson are ready to pick up where they left off in a season unlike any other.

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What to Know About N.F.L. Week 1

Some familiar faces joined new teams — looking at you, Tom Brady and Cam Newton — and young stars like Lamar Jackson are ready to pick up where they left off in a season unlike any other.

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2020 N.F.L. Season Preview: A Look at All 32 Teams

Mahomes and Lamar Jackson headline an exciting new era of the N.F.L., which is on track for an on-time return to the field, just as planned.

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Can Cam Newton Be Superman Again?

Newton went from paradigm-shifting M.V.P. to discarded free agent. Joining the New England Patriots could give him the perfect relaunch.

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Bill Belichick Never Tipped His Post-Brady Plan. Now It’s Clear.

The Cam Newton signing shows why league observers have nearly unshakable faith in decisions made by the New England Patriots’ coach. “People are just so used to Bill Belichick figuring it out.”

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New England Patriots Sign Cam Newton and Face N.F.L. Penalty

On Sunday, the team signed the former league M.V.P. to a one-year deal and was fined $1.1 million and a third-round pick in the 2021 draft for its role in a videotaping an opponent’s sideline.

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