NHL.com "The Patriots practiced on a rare in-season Tuesday, but even more rare is the full week off that the team has been given by head coach Bill Belichick. New England’s bye week falls this weekend, and the Patriots don’t play again till Monday night, Nov. 18, in Charlotte. They’ll be back on the..." November 05
CSN New England "The Patriots have announced defensive end Rob Ninkovich and safety Devin McCourty as captains. The two leadership roles were originally given to nose tackle Vince Wilfork and linebacker Jerod Mayo but both have suffered serious injuries this season and have been relegated to IR. Ninkovich an..." October 19
Boston Herald "Rob Ninkovich was savvy enough to recognize he wasn’t going to make the Saints roster in 2009 as a second-string long snapper. Ninkovich did have enough conviction in his work ethic to believe he could make a roster when presented with the right opportunity. That chance obviously came with..." October 11
Boston Herald "When Falcons coach Mike Smith began breaking down the strengths of the Patriots defense this week he naturally started with their reigning All-Pro Vince Wilfork before shifting his focus outside to Chandler Jones and Rob Ninkovich. The tandem of defensive ends have a budding reputation around..." September 28
Filed to ESPN and @ESPNBoston: Patriots and starting DE Rob Ninkovich have agreed to contract extension through 2016 per source.