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Edelman Impressive as Patriots Top Saints 27-24

The 2009 seasons for the Patriots and Saints could not have ended any more different. The Patriots were obliterated out of the playoffs by the Ravens at Gillette Stadium 33-14 back in January, while the Saints won their first Super Bowl, beating Peyton Manning and the Indianapolis Colts a month later. Moving on to 2010, […]

Patriots 2010 Preview: Running Backs

In backfields across the National Football League over the past few years, the idea of having a “feature back” has gone by the way side in favor of the widely used “running back by committee” philosophy. Backs take a pounding, maybe more than any other position on the field. To preserve a running back’s health […]

The RB Free Agent Market

The 2010 off-season features a long list of free agent running backs. Some familiar faces including LaDanian Tomlinson, Thomas Jones, and Brian Westbrook will all be looking for new homes this summer. Bill Belichick and the New England Patriots are notorious for being active in free agency over the past few years, and I expect […]

Patriots Return to Foxboro for East Showdown

New England Patriots (5-2) vs. Miami Dolphins (3-4) Time: 1:00 p.m. EST Place: Foxboro, Massachusetts TV: CBS Radio: 98.5 FM – The Sports Hub Did everyone enjoy their last Sunday? Going outside for the first time in weeks to enjoy the beautiful fall days must have been nice. Well, now it’s time to get ready […]

Grading the Patriots Offense

The bye week let New England fans soak in everything. After eight weeks, New England has outplayed its division rivals to a 5-2 record. Some hard fought wins and heart breaking losses have made this season exciting. Now, before the Patriots welcome the Dolphins to Foxboro, it seems like a perfect time to take a […]

Pats Head to London for Showdown With Bucs

New England Patriots (4-2) vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers (0-6) Time: 1:00 p.m. EST Place: Wembley Stadium in London, England TV: CBS Radio: 98.5 FM – The Sports Hub New England is coming off a shellacking of the University of Tennessee…wait that was the Tennessee Titans? (Fooled me.) Now they move on to another winless foe. […]

Patriots Gets Ready For Perfect Broncos

There were the 1-0 Jets, then the 2-0 Falcons, and the 3-0 Ravens, and now the Patriots will get ready for the surprise 4-0 Denver Broncos. New England is riding a two-game win streak, following impressive wins over Atlanta and Baltimore. Now, they will have to survive a Broncos team with a top ranked defense […]

Patriots, Falcons to Clash on Sunday

Atlanta Falcons (2-0) at New England Patriots (1-1) Time: 1:00 p.m. Where: Gillette Stadium in Foxboro, Massachusetts TV: FOX Radio: 98.5 FM:  The Sports Hub The Patriots have fallen to a 1-1 record and have seemed like a shell of their former selves. They struggled through the Buffalo game, and thanks to make a miraculous […]

Fantasy Football Focus: The Starting 11 – Diving Deep into Depth Chart Battles

By now, many of your fantasy football drafts probably have come and gone. Sure, your Labor Day weekend may feature a last minute draft or two, but at this point, your teams are most likely drafted and you’re just sitting back, waiting for Thursday’s kickoff to the season. But if you are sitting back, you […]

Patriots 38, Giants 27 – 3 Things We Learned

The Patriots beat the Giants in the fourth meaningless game of the pre-season last night at Gillette, overcoming an early 21-0 deficit. Here’s three things we learned from the game: 1. BenJarvis Green-Ellis Should Be on the Team Spare me the addage that his performance (29 carries, 125 yards, 3 TDs) was against third and […]

Pats Fall to Cincy in Preseason Homecoming, 7-6

When the most exciting play of a game is the extra point, you know you’re watching a stinker. Thursday night’s preseason game between the Bengals and Patriots was just that, and it was painful to watch. New England wasn’t able to muster much on the offensive side of the ball, and was unable to cross […]

2009 Training Camp Preview: Running Backs

The days of Marion Butts, Curtis Martin, Robert Edwards and Corey Dillon seem to be over in Foxboro. The Patriots’ offensive scheme has not only changed to pass-oriented, but now employs a strategy sweeping the NFL: running back by committee. Coming into this year’s training camp the Patriots possess numerous options in the backfield which […]

This Week At Patriots Place

As we approach NFL training camp and the preseason I’ll be giving you a weekly look at the issues surrounding the Patriots. I will also be starting a weekly mailbag, answering your questions about all things Pats, just send me a question at [email protected] The big news in New England this week is we actually […]

Patriots Season Grades: Running Backs

Our next stop on the postseason grading tour of the 2008 Patriots are the running backs, who were perhaps the most scattered position on the team with injuries. Laurence Maroney: C- Thoughts: Count me as a person who has completely jumped off the Laurence Maroney bandwagon. After a decent rookie season Maroney has been nothing […]

Gametime: Patriots At Dolphins

The Teams: New England Patriots (6-4) at Miami Dolphins (6-4) The Terms: Regular Season Week 12 The Place: Dolphin Stadium, Miami, FL The Time: 1:00pm The Channel: CBS 3 Burning Questions: Can the Patriots stop the wildcat? Ronnie Brown ran all over the Patriots in week three thanks in large part to the wildcat formation […]