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Connelly’s Top Ten: Kraftapoolooza – Pats and Revs Win!

By on November 24, 2014 at 6:49am

1. Patriots:

MISC

* Gray hoodie knocked it out of the park
* The three thoughts I came away from this game – Patriots are on fire, I love watching Suh lose and I felt terrible for Jonas Gray (at least once in ten times Fox showed him it looked like he might cry)
* Don Cherry once put clips together of opponents going after Bobby Orr’s – someday they will be doing that of safeties going after Gronk’s knee
* I don’t think I’ve ever seen Jim Caldwell talk
* Because of the routes Tom Brady specializes in throwing – Dr. Stern at BU’s CTE center should look at Troy Brown’s, Wes Welker’s and Julian Edelman’s heads earlier than later
* I love Suh yelling at Brady “Don’t f****** run at me” and then his 90 shirt got buried in the turf on the Blount TD
* #91 Jason Jones went Night Train on Brady with a fore arm shiver to the chest
* Not to be negative but long snapper Danny Aiken is a problem (great pick up and punt by Ryan Allen) Continue reading Connelly’s Top Ten: Kraftapoolooza – Pats and Revs Win! »

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Pablo-SandovalRUMORS and Rants

Pablo Sandoval will make his final decision today regarding a contract with the Boston Red Sox worth approximately $100 million, according to WEEI.com’s Alex Speier. Speier reported this on Twitter after speaking with Sandoval’s agent, Gustavo Vazquez.

Continue reading Pablo Sandoval To Sign With Red Sox Today »

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Curt Schilling (Photo from Boston.com)

Curt Schilling has been very active on social media lately, making dozens of posts about President Barack Obama and other political issues, and making his feelings about creationism and evolution well-known. Replies to those creationism comments by ESPN’s Keith Law actually got Law suspended! That’s a different comment for a different day.

Today, we bring you Schilling’s latest gem: Continue reading Curt Schilling Son’s ‘Fake Grenade’ Comment Sparks Scare at Logan Airport »

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With a one-point victory, Turkey moves on to the Quarterfinals. (Gary M. Stolz/U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service)

1. Patriots Preview:

* Lions are 4-6 against Patriots lifetime

* Movie Paper Lion about writer George Plimpton who workied out with the Lions in exhibition season starred Alan Alda and Lauren Hutton – it grossed $1.7mm at box office

* Bobby Layne was QB for eight years (1950-1958) and number is retired- threw for 118 TD and 142 INT

* Heisman Trophy winner that played for Detroit – Barry Sanders, Steve Owens, Doak Walker, Billy Sims, Leon Hart, Andre Ware

* Steve Belichick ran for 118 yards and 2 TD’s for the Lions in 1941

* Best draft pick – kicker Eddie Murray with the 166th pick in 1980 played in 250 games

* Hope boy named Suh doesn’t get near Brady’s knees

* Kicker Matt Prater is capable of 60 yards and more and might hit the concession stand between kicks Continue reading Connelly’s Top Ten: Best Holiday Around the Corner! »

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Jonas Gray

Before Jonas Gray ran over the Colts for 199 yards and the first four touchdowns of his career Sunday night against the Colts, he was a stand-up comedian.

“Back in the day, I called myself a funny guy — did a little stand up,” Gray said Monday. “I was pretty successful at it here and there. I was booed off the stage a few times.” Continue reading Meet Jonas Gray, the Comedian (Video) »

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1. Patriots on Fire

MISC

* Bill went with the gray hoodie

* Gronk did the block from Blindside on the Gray TD driving the guy for twenty yards – Gronk looked ornery all night

* Is it possible the Patriots are better without Mayo and Ridley?

OFFENSE

* The last two games against the Colts, LeGarrette Blount and Jonas Gray ran for a combined 365 yards and 8 TD’s
Continue reading Connelly’s Top Ten: No Piped in Crowd Noise This Time »

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1. Patriots Preview:

* Tight ends always scare me against the Patriots – Fleener – 22 catches / 4 TD

* TY Hilton is on pace for 100 catches / 1,666 yards

* They have 24 sacks to opponents 14 (six guys have at least three)

* Adam Vinatieri is 20 for 20 this year (that makes him and Gostkowski 44 for 45)

* Colts TD passes per game – Manning 1.92 / Luck 1.75 / Unitas 1.39

* Best draft pick – Raymond Berry – 232nd in 1954 – hall of famer Continue reading Connelly’s Top Ten: I’m Sick of Night Games »

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