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Connelly Top Ten: Patriots Average Team – 10-6

1. Patriots – Minnesota: MISC * I know they won but that was a real bad opponent * Crazy amount of penalties – 22 accepted for 221 yards * Bill went with blue hoodie * Why even watch kickoffs which are touchbacks, extra points and now field goals must be at 90% under 50 yards […]

Connelly’s Top Ten: Must Win? Not Yet

1. Patriots Preview: @ Minnesota: * Like the Dolphins, the Vikings have a superior wide receiver corp to Patriots: Jennings, Patterson, Rudolph * Adrian Peterson first four years running for 100 plus yards – the Vikings were 14-5 / Last three years they are 10-8-1 * If Patriots are losing Sunday, just think about how annoying […]

Connelly’s Top Ten: Passive Patriots get Bitc* Slapped in South Beach

1. Patriots Review: MISC * Patriots are now 1-2 after trading a team leader the weeks before the opener * No Hoodie * Brady could have got 15 yards for leading with the helmet on Gronk after Gronk’s TD * Blocked punts and stuff like that usually don’t happen to the Patriots * Might need […]

Connelly’s Top Ten: Are You Ready for Some Football!

1. Patriots Preview: * Gronk over under on regular season games played 11 (under) * Games Kraft is showed in – over / under 15 (easy I go over – although NFL Network has them on 10/16 and they snubbed him last year) * Hoodies worn Over / Under 11 (I go under) * Ridley […]

Connelly’s Top Ten: Less Than a Week to Opening Day!

1. Patriots 2011 Draft in Review: 1st – Nate Solder – (B+) Played in 47 of 48 games, solid not dominating 2nd – Ras I Dowling – (F) Reach when taken and proved to be a reach 2nd – Shane Vereen – (B) Has only played 26 regular season games out of 48 and has […]

Connelly’s Top Ten – Enjoy Labor Day Weekend!

1. Cliff Notes: * Back to school, college kids moving in, college football back – what could be better * Contrived marketing and build up for U Mass – BC football. Everett vs. Leominster would be a better game * Celtics owners have been quiet (how long into media day will someone use the word […]

Connelly’s Top Ten: All-Star Starting Pitchers, Medal for Frates, Weekend

1. Cliff Notes: * 3rd game of Exhibition series – beware of traffic and no injuries * The Celtics are literally even with the Revolution for non-relevance * The ALS fundraising inspired by Pete Frates will be approaching $40,000,000 compared to $1,000,000 last year for the same time period. I’m not kidding – this is […]

Connelly’s Top Ten: Red Sox vs. Paint Drying

1. Cliff Notes: * Red Sox playing out string * Patriots countdown continues – they need to trade a QB * English Premier League rolling * Ice Bucket challenge keeps cruising * Bowling under-rated 2. Red Sox: * Game Times vs Houston: 3:19 / 3:46 / 3:50 / 3:11 * Nava since being recalled – […]

Connelly’s Top Ten: Na-nu Na-nu

1. Cliff Notes: * Three more summer weekends – where did it go * Did Brady do the ice bucket challenge or just pour * Pete Frates is turning into an American hero * Enjoy every day! 2. Red Sox Hall of Fame: Nomar * In 2003 he was on his way to be the […]

Connelly’s Top Ten: Rory, Tony Stewart and Vin Scully

1. Cliff Notes: * Amazing weather weekend (starting to get dark earlier / leaves falling in some places) * Cool ending to PGA in the dark * Patriots first game getting closer * Bruins and Celtics have had a bad offseason so far 2. Red Sox: * You see Pedroia steal second and third Saturday […]

Connelly’s Top Ten: Preseason Football All Hype, Red Sox Tanking

1. Cliff Notes: * Red Sox playing for draft pick position * Exhibition football is like New Years Eve – all hype * Enjoy your summer weekends 2. Patriots – Not that it matters but (I didn’t watch a snap): * Washington 71 plays to 50 for Pats * 19 Penalties in the game – […]

Connelly’s Top Ten: Baseball Boring, Grown Ups 2 Downfall of American Empire

1. Cliff Notes: * Four weeks to Labor Day / Less than five months to Christmas * Five weeks to Patriots first game * Hernandez and Boston bomber trials coming soon * Bruins are going to be wicked average * 109,000 for soccer in Ann Arbor * Tiger Woods was 12-1 to win the PGA […]

Connelly’s Top Ten: Trade Deadline Fun, Top of Boston Area, Left Field Mashers

1. Cliff Notes: * Can you believe it’s August? * Greatest Trade Deadline ever * Is Danny Ainge really going to do nothing? * Does Drew get booed out of the park? 2. Red Sox Trade: I give them a B (no top 25 prospects and I think Cepedes is overrated) Jon Lester John Lackey […]

Connelly’s Top Ten: Koufax Vs. Gibson / Post 20 K / Legos

1. Cliff Notes: * Good that Red Sox are struggling so they aren’t fooled into being buyers this week * Is Brady facing Revis every day like a lefty hitter facing a drop down lefty batting practice pitcher – could it create bad habits? * I bet Lucic uses cruise control a lot on his […]

Connelly’s Top Ten: Weekend Here Again

1. Red Sox * Do you let De La Rosa give up 7 runs and stay out there? * The Red Sox keep showing this is not their year * In six games Vazquez – allowed only two stolen bases / one caught stealing * Price has no hitter on his mind 2. Patriots * […]