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Tom Brady congratulates teammates and provides simple message in social media video

Tom Brady congratulates teammates and provides simple message in social media video

The New England Patriots were able to emerge victoriously against the New York Jets on Sunday afternoon. They scored the first 30 points and eventually would win 30-14 with their only points allowed coming off a muffed punt and a pick-6.

In the wake of the victory, Patriots quarterback Tom Brady took to social media to congratulate his teammates. He had his father and son present for the video in which he shouted out Sony Michel, Rex Burkhead, and others and he wanted to send one message to the Patriots' team and fan base.

"On to Buffalo." A fitting message from the team's longest-tenured player (and his son) ahead of their game against the Buffalo Bills.

The Bills are off to a 3-0 start this season as well thanks to their 21-17 win over the Cincinnati Bengals on Sunday, so the Patriots will need to bring their A-game to avoid a road upset next week. The Patriots beat them twice last season by a combined score of 49-18 en route to an AFC East title.

Brady has been having fun and getting creative with postgame media over the course of the past few seasons, and this video was certainly a part of that. Now that he's on Twitter, we can expect to see plenty more of these and as long as the team is winning, it will be fun to see what he has in store for the fans.

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Marquis Flowers, Sterling Moore, Sealver Siliga among ex-Patriots taken in XFL draft

Marquis Flowers, Sterling Moore, Sealver Siliga among ex-Patriots taken in XFL draft

Former Patriots linebacker Marquis Flowers, ex-Pats Sterling Moore, a cornerback, and Sealver Siliga, a defensive tackle, were among the players with New England ties selected in the XFL draft.

The spring football league that played one season in 2001 is being rebooted and will begin play in February with eight teams. Its two-day draft concluded Wednesday.

Players were picked in five phases of the draft in the following order: skill position, offensive line, defensive front seven and defensive backs. An open portion concluded the draft.

Flowers, 27, who played for the Patriots in 2017, was selected with the Dallas Renegades' second pick of the open portion.

Siliga, 29, a Patriot from 2012-15, also went to Dallas with their second pick of the front seven phase.

Moore, 29, known for stripping the ball from Baltimore Ravens receiver Lee Evans in the end zone and denying what would've been a winning touchdown catch in the Pats' 2011 AFC Championship Game victory, was picked by the Seattle Dragons in the defensive back phase.

Other notable ex-Patriots, defensive end Kony Ealy, acquired in a trade by New England in 2017 but cut that summer in training camp, was the first pick of the Houston Roughnecks in the open phase. Running back Ralph Webb, an undrafted free agent who had a strong preseason opener in 2018 before being cut, was the first pick of the Tampa Bay Vipers in the open phase and linebacker Scooby Wright, who played for the Patriots this past preseason and was cut from their practice squad Oct. 1, was chosen by the DC Defenders in the front-seven phase. 

Former Boston College running back Andre Williams was selected by Houston in the skill position phase.

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Ex-Patriot Trent Brown denies domestic violence allegations in statement

Ex-Patriot Trent Brown denies domestic violence allegations in statement

Former Patriot and current Raiders offensive lineman Trent Brown was sued by his ex-girlfriend for domestic violence, and he responded to the allegations with a statement via Twitter on Wednesday.

“I am aware that my ex-girlfriend has filed a civil suit against me,” Brown tweeted. “I deny the claims. They are false. I believe in the court system where I will clear my name. I will not be making any further comment at this time.”

The disturbing acts Brown is being accused of allegedly took place over the spring and summer of this year. After helping the Patriots to their sixth Super Bowl title, the 26-year-old signed a four-year, $66 million deal with the Raiders in March.

The NFL is expected to investigate the civil allegations just as it investigated Antonio Brown's, according to Mike Florio of ProFootballTalk.

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