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NFC CHAMPIONSHIP PREVIEW: A TALE OF TWO QB’S

With all the talk about the Jets-Colts games focusing on history, the NFC Championship is all about firsts. For all the times the Superdome has hosted a Super Bowl, a record seven and counting, this will be the first Conference Championship game. It will also be the first time Brett Favre will play in the […]

AFC CHAMPIONSHIP PREVIEW: Reliving History

What’s a better scenario then a Colts-Jets matchup for the AFC Championship game? Some would argue the Chargers would be a better team, or a Patriots-Colts showdown would be a perfect way to kick start a new decade of football, but honestly, there is not greater matchup then the one presented to us. This season […]

Rebuilding A Dynasty

With the Patriots being blown out by the Ravens during Wild Card weekend, there have been many speculating that their reign may be over. It’s an easy statement to be made. After a decade of dominance, New England struggled this season, barely won the AFC East and then were dismantled at home 33-14 by Baltimore […]

NFL Playoff Picture: Divisional Round

Well, the Patriots might be out of the running for a Super Bowl appearance, but there are still eight other teams going strong. Four teams in each conference will be matched up this weekend to see if they have what it takes to get to their championship game. Expect everything, including the kitchen sink, being […]

Patriots-Ravens: Previewing the First Playoff Meeting

They worked all season to get to this point. Now, the New England Patriots will have to best a perennial defensive power house in the Baltimore Ravens. It is one of the four rematches from the regular season being played this weekend. The Patriots will hope for a repeat of the 27-21 win during Week […]

The Playoffs Without Wes Welker

It was the worst possible scenario. New England played its starters in a meaningless game, and one of them went down. Pro Bowler Wes Welker tore his ACL and MCL against the Texans last Sunday, and his season was over, with part of next season maybe gone as well. It is a horrible blow for […]

NFL Power Rankings: Make Your Super Bowl Pick

All the hard work from the regular season has come down to this: the playoffs. Four teams will get a rest, while eight others will play do-or-die games in the Wild Card weekend. Right now, Sports of Boston’s top football minds have ranked the remaining 12 teams and who they will see in the Super […]

Pats Meet Texans in Season Finale

Are you ready for the bye-week? New England has already secured a playoff spot and there is no big difference between the three and four seed. With the Bengals probably doing the same, New England will most likely play just a little to avoid rust, then the Brian Hoyer show begins. This is all good […]

NFL Tidbits: Colts, AFC Playoffs and More.

NFL NEWS AND NOTES: These are a couple tidbits for the New England and NFL fan. With the NFL season winding down, records are being broken and playoff spots are being earned. Here’s a look at what’s cooking around the league. THANK YOU JETS: Why would diehard Patriot fans be thankful toward the New York […]

Patriots All-Decade Team: 2000′s

Patriots All Decade Team: QB: Tom Brady Honorable Mention: Drew Bledsoe, Matt Cassel It was the easiest selection on the list. The day Drew Bledsoe was knocked out of a game in 2001, was the day Tom Brady emerged as one of the greatest quarterbacks of all time. He is a three time Super Bowl […]

Pats Aim For Postseason Berth Against Jags

Sure, Christmas might be over, but New England has the opportunity to give a last minute gift. An AFC East Title. The Patriots have the opportunity to win the division with a win over the Jacksonville Jaguars. The Jags are fighting for a playoff spot of their own and are looking to run all over […]

State of the AL East: An Offseason Glance

With the Holiday Season upon us, it’s a perfect time to offer up a “STATE OF THE AL EAST” report. Now, some teams have been naughty (Blue Jays trading Halladay), while other have been nice (Yankees welcome Ganderson), but this Christmas, every team is hoping their new presents are the perfect gift for next season. […]

Patriots and Bills Meet for a Winter Showdown

After dropping two games in a row, New England finally got into winning form last week over the Panthers. They are leading the AFC East by one game over New York and Miami. However, it’s the other division team the Patriots are now concerned with. The Buffalo Bills will not be in the playoffs this […]

Bengals Receiver Chris Henry Dies in Accident

Cincinnati Bengals Wide Receiver Chris Henry died Thursday morning after falling from the back of a pickup truck Wednesday night. The incident occurred after Henry apparently had a domestic dispute with his fiancĂ©e. He was only 26. Henry was originally selected by the Bengals in the third round of the 2005 draft. He had a […]

Randy Moss: What’s the Deal?

It seems to be the only lingering question from the Patriots win over the Panthers on Sunday: Did Randy Moss quit on his team? His history was called into question. Many wondered if this is the beginning of the end of his time in New England. Will he be run out of town like he […]