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SoB Fantasy Football Top 50 Big Board: Week 14

Eric Decker, Alshon Jeffery, and Josh Gordon all had monster games in Week 13.  Decker joins the Board while Jeffery and Gordon both soar.  Peyton Manning jumps back to No. 4.  Kendall Wright and Danny Woodhead fall off the board.  Running backs Le’Veon Bell and Andre Brown both get a jump this week and Bell […]

Week 5 Notes & Observations: Patriots Offense Flounders in 13-6 Loss to Bengals

Usually these pieces are broken up into the first and second half but after yesterday’s game there really isn’t a need. Neither team’s offense looked good, but the Bengals were just good enough to outlast the Patriots. Tom Brady had his streak of 52 straight games with a passing touchdown snapped the week before he […]

Stevan Ridley: Running Back to the Future

The New England Patriots have the #1 offense in the NFL.  They lead the league in yards, averaging 425.7 per game and lead the world in points, averaging 36.3 per game. No news there right? What is news is how balanced this Patriots offense has become. After finishing 20th in rushing yards per game in […]

BenJarvus Green-Ellis Signs With Bengals

Former Patriots running back BenJarvus Green-Ellis signed a three-year deal Wednesday with the Cincinnati Bengals. The financial details of the contract have yet to be released. As Green-Ellis makes his exit, it has left many Patriot fans wondering: who is going to carry the ball in New England? Why would they left Green-Ellis leave? The […]

New England Patriots Report Card: Super Bowl XLVI

Well… crap. Just like four years ago, the New England Patriots came up just a couple plays short of beating the New York Giants and claiming their fourth Lombardi Trophy Sunday in Super Bowl XLVI. Instead, Tom Coughlin and Eli Manning once again bested Bill Belichick and Tom Brady, with Manning executing yet another fourth-quarter […]

New England Patriots Report Card: AFC Championship

The Baltimore Ravens shut down the New England Patriots’ receivers in Sunday’s AFC Championship, rattled Tom Brady and held the Patriots to their fewest points since October. And they still didn’t win. The Patriots beat the Ravens, 23-20, advancing to their fifth Super Bowl of the new millennium when Ravens place-kicker Billy Cundiff badly missed […]

New England Patriots Report Card: Week 17

All’s well that ends well. The New England Patriots overcame an early 21-point deficit Sunday, blowing out the Bills in the second half and cruising to home-field advantage for the playoffs. Final score: Patriots 49, Bills 21. A fitting revenge after the Bills came back from being down 21 to beat the Patriots in September. […]

Patriots to Take on Winless Indianapolis Colts in Gillette

The streaking New England Patriots will host the sliding Indianapolis Colts in Gillette Stadium Sunday afternoon. The game was originally scheduled to be aired on Sunday Night Football, but due to the Colts’ spectacular ineptitude was flexed to 1:00 p.m. The Patriots have won their last three games by a combined score of 109-39, while […]

New England Patriots Report Card: Week 12

It took the New England Patriots a drive to get in rhythm, but once they did, Sunday’s game went according to plan. Tom Brady dissected the Philadelphia Eagles’ secondary, the defense allowed just three points across 50 minutes of football, and the Patriots handed the “dream team” Eagles a 38-20 nightmare of a defeat. The […]

Dream On: Patriots Maul Philadelphia Eagles 38-20

The New England Patriots (8-3) made it three in a row against Philadelphia (4-7) Sunday, throttling the Eagles 38-20 at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia, Pa. Brady, Offense In Sync After a shaky first drive that resulted in a punt, Tom Brady and the New England offense were brilliant all afternoon. Brady tossed for 361 […]

New England Patriots Report Card: Week 11

The Kansas City Chiefs threw everything but the kitchen sink (unless you count Jerrell Powe) at the New England Patriots Monday night, hoping to disrupt Tom Brady early on and keep the game close late. It worked for about 20 minutes, but the Patriots eventually solved the Chiefs’ defense. The end result: a 34-3 Patriot […]

New England Patriots Report Card: Week 5

Though it wasn’t the 45-3 dismembering the Patriots gave the Jets last season, the Patriots still drew first blood against their rivals from New Jersey Sunday when they beat the Jets, 30-21. The Patriots are now one 30-point game shy of the St. Louis Rams’ NFL-record 14 consecutive games. Who’s moving to the head of […]

Patriots Soar to 30-21 Victory Over Jets

The New England Patriots improved their record to 4-1 on the season, topping the New York Jets 30-21 at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Mass. New England remains tied for first in the AFC East with the Buffalo Bills, while the Jets sit at 2-3 and are now third in the division. The Law Firm Delivers […]

Stevan Ridley Will See an Increased Role in the Backfield

Last week in a 31-19 win over the Raiders, Stevan Ridley led the Patriots in rushing with 97 yards, including a 33-yard touchdown in the third quarter. Ridley carried the ball 10 times for an impressive 9.7 average. He broke a 15-yard run on a his first carry and also had three rushes of at […]

New England Patriots Report Card: Week 4

Welcome back to Sports of Boston’s weekly report card for your New England Patriots! The Patriots did what they always do the week after a loss: win. Specifically, they beat the Oakland Raiders, 31-19. And with losses by the Buffalo Bills and New York Jets, the Patriots are once again tied atop the AFC East […]