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Patriots to Battle Bills in Pivotal Divisional Clash

Notable Injuries Pat Chung (hand), Sebastian Vollmer (back), Mike Wright (concussion) and Aaron Hernandez (knee) are all out for the Patriots. Ras-I Dowling (hip), Gary Guyton (hamstring), Albert Haynesworth (back), Jerod Mayo (thigh), Zoltan Mesko (knee), Taylor Price (hamstring) and Ryan Wendell (calf) are all listed as questionable. For the Bills, cornerback Terrence McGee (hamstring), […]

Previewing and Predicting Week 3 of the NFL

After a loathsome lockout, the NFL is back in full swing and we are already in Week 3 in the blink of an eye. Some early season surprises thus far with Detroit, Buffalo, Houston and Washington all unexpectedly at 2-0. Meanwhile, teams like Kansas City, Indianapolis and Seattle, all division winners in 2010, sit at […]

Brady Earns Second Straight Player of the Week Honors

Patriots quarterback Tom Brady continued to add to his treasure trove of awards Wednesday, winning his second consecutive AFC Offensive Player of the Week award. Brady went 31-40 for 423 yards and three touchdown against the San Diego Chargers in a 35-21 win to advance New England to 2-0 on the season. A week prior, […]

Patriots Pull Away with 35-21 Win over Chargers

The New England Patriots were stellar on offense, defense and specials teams in Sunday’s 35-21 victory over the San Diego Chargers at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Mass. Quarterback Tom Brady passed for 423 yards and three touchdowns while the defense forced a quartet of turnovers to limit the San Diego passing game. The win is […]

Patriots vs. Chargers: Ranking the Best Games of the 2000s

On Sunday, the New England Patriots (1-0) battle the San Diego Chargers (1-0) in a pivotal early season matchup and possible playoff preview come January. Throughout the 2000s, these two squads had some memorable contests, from epic postseason contests to the coming-out party of a franchise player. Below are the rankings of the most memorable […]

Brady’s Record Night Leads Patriots to 38-24 Win Over Dolphins

New England QB Tom Brady had a record evening on Monday night, shredding the Miami defense to the tune of 517 yards in a 38-24 win over the Dolphins. The Patriots now sit at 1-0, tied for first with New York and Buffalo in the AFC East. Brady Unflappable Brady was in a groove all […]

Vollmer, Price, Cunningham Inactive for Patriots

The New England Patriots have announced that OL Sebastian Vollmer (back), DE/LB Jermaine Cunningham (groin), WR Taylor Price (hamstring), LB Jeff Tarpinian (knee) and OL Ryan Wendell (calf) have all been downgraded to out for Monday night’s season opening against the Dolphins. The Patriots also listed LB Brandon Spikes, QB Ryan Mallet and RB Shane […]

Previewing Week 1 of the NFL Season

After seven months of finally waiting, the NFL season is finally upon us. A lockout, a frenzied free agency period and a preseason that flew by have brought fans to the brink of euphoria, as tonight the season kicks off. A slew of enticing games lines the Week One docket, including a few heated division […]

Red Sox Blow Out Blue Jays 14-0 in Toronto

The Red Sox snapped their two game skid on Tuesday, topping the Blue Jays 14-0 at Rogers Centre in Toronto. Offensive Explosion The offense was productive from top to bottom, with each starter except Dustin Pedroia recording a base hit. Marco Scutaro led the way with a 4-5 performance, driving in four runners with a […]

Numbers Are In: Analyzing Patriots 53-man roster

Quarterbacks (3) Tom Brady, Brian Hoyer, Ryan Mallet – Not much dispute at this position as Brady is clearly the man. However, the battle for backup between third-year man Brian Hoyer and rookie Ryan Mallet is an interesting storyline to watch should catastrophe strike. Running Backs (4) BenJarvus Green-Ellis, Danny Woodhead, Stevan Ridley, Shane Vereen […]

No. 4 LSU tops No 3. Oregon 40-27 in Cowboys Classic

The Louisiana State Tigers (1-0, 0-0 SEC) defeated the Oregon Ducks (0-1, 0-0 Pac-12) 40-27 Saturday night at the Cowboys Classic in Arlington, Texas, in front of a raucous crowd of 87,711. Key factors The Tigers physically manhandled the Ducks on both sides of the ball. LSU rushed for 175 yards, with sophomore running backs Spencer […]

Pats Fall to Giants 18-17 in Preseason Finale

Despite an early 7-0 lead 20 seconds into the contest, the New England Patriots fell to the New York Giants, 18-17, in the final preseason tune up on Thursday at Gillette Stadium in Foxboro, Mass. Starters Play Well Head Coach Bill Belichick played the fourth preseason game differently than past years. On Thursday, Patriots fans were […]

Patriots Torched in 34-10 Loss to Detroit Lions

After opening the preseason with a pair of dominating efforts, the New England Patriots were humbled on Saturday night, falling 34-10 to the Lions at Ford Field in Detroit, Mich. Quarterbacks Struggle Quarterback Tom Brady struggled after being pressured and rushed by the Lions defensive line throughout, causing him to miss throws and receivers that […]

Pats Look to Continue Impressive Preseason in Detroit

The New England Patriots will travel to Detroit on Saturday, battling the Lions in the third preseason game at 8 p.m. at Ford Field. The team is coming off a pair of blowout victories to open the exhibition season, dismantling the Jacksonville Jaguars in the opener 47-21 before topping the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, 31-14 last week. […]

Gonzalez Homers Twice in 11-5 Win Over Texas

Red Sox slugger Adrian Gonzalez belted a pair of home runs, his 19th and 20th shots of the season, in Boston’s 11-5 triumph over Texas at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington, Texas. The win was the Red Sox first victory at Texas since August 14, 2010, and improves the squad’s record to 78-50 on the season. […]