August 17, 1998 | Peter King
By drafting Alabama tight end Rod Rutledge, the Patriots weren't trying to light a fire under Ben Coates. Rather, they hope to use Rutledge to occasionally spell Coates, who looked worn down in the playoffs (four...
December 29, 1997 | Paul Zimmerman
Brett Favre is my quarterback. Terrell Davis and Barry Sanders are the running backs. No surprises there. But wait, we've found a few sleepers. Here, then, is my 1997 All-Pro team, based on 140 games viewed in their...
December 15, 1997 | David Fleming
With two of their stars ailing, the Pats turned to old reliable Ben Coates, who did a number on the Jaguars
September 01, 1997 | Paul Zimmerman
It seemed too good to be true. Pete Carroll, the Jets' 42-year-old defensive coordinator, was going to be promoted to head coach for the 1994 season. The players couldn't believe their good luck; good old Pete was...
October 23, 1995 | Austin Murphy
Just when they seem to hit bottom, the disappointing Pats find new depths to plumb