For those of you reserving a place for Vince Wilfork to make a stirring return to the New England Patriots, you’ll have to find a different 325-pound defensive lineman to fill that hole in your heart. After 11 years with the Patriots, bookended by two Super Bowl championships, Wilfork has signed a two-year, $9 million contract with the […]
The New England Patriots in the 3rd round of the 2011 draft selected QB Ryan Mallett from Arkansas. Most experts have speculated Mallett to be traded this season, considering he is entering his final year of his rookie contract and the Pats just drafted another quarterback in Jimmy Garoppolo. While, Mallett has shown some chops […]
ESPN is reporting that former Patriots offensive coordinator and current Penn State coach Bill O’Brien is going to become the next head coach of the Houston Texans. These promotions of former Patriots coaches always makes me wonder how Bill Belichick reacts to his former coordinators becoming his equal (if there is such a thing with […]
The Patriots have found their replacement for the departing Bill O’Brien: former offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter. The 35-year-old McDaniels will join the Patriots immediately and help coach the Pats as an assistant during the playoffs. Then, he’ll take over as the offensive coordinator on a full-time basis in 2012.
Patriots offensive coordinator Bill O’Brien will become the new head coach of the Penn State Nittany Lions, according to a report from ESPN’s Chris Mortensen. O’Brien will be replacing the legendary 84-year-old Joe Paterno. A press conference is set for Saturday. The move allows Penn State to officially move on (in a football sense) from […]
Tom Brady threw a red zone interception with six minutes to go against the Redskins on Sunday, giving Washington a chance to tie the game late instead of ending the drive with a 14-point lead. Judging by hand motions, it appeared Brady was furious with Tiquan Underwood, who let Josh Wilson undercut his route to […]
The Patriots took quite the beating at the hands of the Ravens on Sunday to lose their first home playoff game in the Belichick-Brady era. It wasn’t pretty, but it did tell us one thing—Wes Welker would not have made a difference. The Patriots were outplayed by so much that their top offensive weapon would […]