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Albert Haynesworth’s Short Patriot Career in Retrospect

This Wednesday the Patriots officially ended the great Albert Haynesworth experiment, placing the defensive tackle on waivers after getting just six games out of him. The cutting of Haynesworth, who had recorded just three tackles in his six games, comes after the Patriots loss to the Giants, their second straight, a game in which Haynesworth […]

P.T. Podcast: Michael Holley on “War Room,” Boston Globe, Sports Hub, Penn State

Today marks the debut of the new Sports Of Boston podcast (I know, I’ve re-named it three times now), called Point Taken. The new show features segments, weekly guest, and co-host — Brian Moller. We’ll have a brand new episode every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. Part 1 We talk Haynesworth, Kyle Arrington’s Twitter, Ochocinco’s Struggles, […]

BIG Waste: Patriots Waive DT Albert Haynesworth

Just like that, he’s out. Ian Rapoport, of the Boston Herald, reports that defensive tackle Albert Hayneswoth has been released from the Patriots. After joining the Patriots in July following an uneventful two year stint in Washington, Hayesworth managed just three tackles in six games this season. In the Patriots 24-20 loss to the Giants, […]

New England Patriots Report Card: Week 1

Welcome to Sports of Boston’s weekly report card for your New England Patriots! Each week we’ll analyze every Patriots position group, identifying particularly noteworthy performances from the previous week’s game. In their 38-24 victory over the Miami Dolphins on Monday Night Football, the Patriots answered many of the questions fans had about the offense entering […]

Week 1 Preview: Patriots-Dolphins on Monday Night Football

The Patriots take on the Miami Dolphins at Sun Life Stadium on Monday night to begin their 2011 season. Tom Brady has led the Patriots to a 12-6 record against the Dolphins since taking over the reins in 2001. Monday night, Brady will be leading a team with many new names on the roster. On […]

Patriots Look to Wrap Up Preseason Against Giants

The 2-1 New England Patriots will finish their preseason Thursday night at Gillette against the 2-0 New York Giants. It will be the seventh consecutive Patriots preseason concluded with the Giants. The Giants beat the Patriots 20-17 last season at the New Meadowlands Stadium. It’s been a Jekyll and Hyde preseason for the Patriots. They […]

Sports Media Musings: ESPN’s White Michael Vick, Deadspin’s ESPN Invasion, And More

This Was, uh, Strange ESPN posing the question what the ramifications of Mike Vick’s race had on his life and career isn’t anything novel. On the contrary, the odd decision to transpose a picture of the controversial signal-caller to make him Caucasian certainly is. The Big Lead takes a look at the four-letter network’s curious […]

How will Chad Ochocinco and Albert Haynesworth Turn Out in Foxborough?

The recent news of the Patriots trading for Redskins DT Albert Haynesworth was first greeted by surprise, and then cynicism. After all, this was the guy who spent two years in Washington failing conditioning tests, demanding more money (getting it), deciding he didn’t really want to play, and all-around making Mike Shanahan’s life miserable. It […]

Patriots 2011 Defensive Line Preview: Wilfork, Haynesworth

In 2010, injuries decimated the Patriots defensive line. Only Vince Wilfork and Gerard Warren played in all 16 games last season. Eight different defensive lineman cracked the starting lineup for New England, with Landon Cohen, Kyle Love and Brandon Deaderick being called into action because of injuries to the Patriots core starters. See: Our 2011 […]

Osi Umenyiora Available, Would Deal to Patriots be Possible?

It was announced Monday that the Giants have given their two-time Pro Bowl defensive end permission to seek a trade out of New York, according to ESPN’s Sal Paolantonio. Umenyiora has two years remaining on his contract, but is unhappy that the Giants have not extended him to a deal akin to those of the […]

The Patriot Way: The “Brilliant” Trade for Albert Haynesworth

When I first woke up to Toucher & Rich on my iHome talking about the Patriots offer of a 2013 5th round draft pick to acquire the eponymous Albert Haynesworth in a trade with the Redskins, I was a little wary. Not only has he been unproductive in his two years in Washington, he has actually gone so […]

Albert Haynesworth Trade Analysis: The Good & The Bad

Once again, the Patriots have rolled the dice and picked up a talented player who has had problems on and off the field. We saw how it worked out with Corey Dillon and Randy Moss; now the Pats hope it works again with former Redskins DT Albert Haynesworth. Haynesworth: The Good At his best, Albert […]

Patriots Trade For Albert Haynesworth

The Patriots have pulled of a shocking trade, acquiring defensive lineman Albert Haynesworth from the Washington Redskins for a fifth round draft pick in 2013, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter. The trade is now pending a physical, of course…but that’s something that Haynesworth, who is owed $5.4 million this season, had trouble with last season […]

Patriots Welcome Winless Titans to Gilette

Tennessee Titans (0-5) at New England Patriots (3-2) Time: 4:15 EST Where: Gillettle Stadium in Foxboro, Massachusetts TV: CBS Radio: 98.5 FM – The Sports Hub The Patriots are coming off a disappointing loss to the Broncos. Currently, New England is sitting even in the AFC East with the New York Jets with a 3-2 […]

What the NFL Kickoff Special Taught Us

You have to hand it to the NFL; they know how to put on a show. The NFL Kickoff Special had it all: fireworks, huge musical acts, and a hard fought, old-fashioned game of football. The Steelers and Titans duked it out in what was a battle of the defenses. There were four Titans sacks, […]