// Brandon Meriweather

Curse of the Cornerback? Patriots Release Ras-I Dowling

Curse of the Bambino. Curse of the Billy Goat. Buffalo. The Madden Curse. Cleveland. SI Cover Jinx. Seattle. Steve Bartman. Cleveland again. There have been a number of famous curses in the realm of sports over the centuries (okay, maybe that only applies to the Cubs) (sorry, couldn’t resist). The New England Patriots could be […]

Numbers Are In: Analyzing Patriots 53-man roster

Quarterbacks (3) Tom Brady, Brian Hoyer, Ryan Mallet – Not much dispute at this position as Brady is clearly the man. However, the battle for backup between third-year man Brian Hoyer and rookie Ryan Mallet is an interesting storyline to watch should catastrophe strike. Running Backs (4) BenJarvus Green-Ellis, Danny Woodhead, Stevan Ridley, Shane Vereen […]

Pats Release Pro-Bowl Safety Meriweather, Amongst Others

The Patriots began the painful process of cutting down the roster by announcing Saturday that they’ve severed ties with safety Brandon Meriweather, running back Sammy Morris, and wideouts Brandon Tate and Tiquan Underwood. The departures of Underwood and Tate aren’t that startling given the depth the Patriots have at receiver, but releasing Meriweather and Morris […]

Patriots 2011 Safties Preview: Meriweather, Chung, Etc.

Over the past few seasons, no group of players in the New England organization has been subject to as much criticism as the Patriots’ defensive backfield. Heading into 2011 however, this group finally appears to have a firm foundation of talent and experience that has plagued the back end of the Pats’ defense since their […]

Brandon Meriweather Debuts Rap Song on Toucher and Rich

In case you missed it,Patriots safety Brandon Meriweather recently released a rap song to pass the time during the NFL’s lockout (follow the link to listen). Good God. I understand boredom comes with the lockout, but…really? I’m not a rap fan by any stretch, but this is beyond awful. From what I can make out […]

Did Chad Ochocinco Trade Himself To The Patriots In Madden?

Chad Ochocinco and Bill Belichick have long had a fondness for one another, and there have been whispers that the enigmatic Bengals wide receiver would welcome a trade to the Patriots. The Patriots could use a veteran deep threat that isn’t quite as crazy as Randy Moss, so it appears there could be a match. […]

Report: Meriweather Was The Gunman In Florida Shooting

According to a report on ProFootballTalk.com (Mike Florio was citing Dino Costa of Sirius Mad Dog radio), Brandon Meriweather was indeed the gunman in the shooting at a Florida party in February. Costa said he was citing an “impeccable source” for the report. Costa also said that there’s talk the two victims in the shooting […]

Brandon Meriweather Accused Of Shooting Two People In Florida

You’ve all heard of the “Big Bang Clock” regarding Patriots safety Brandon Meriweather’s prounciation of Big Ben in London…but now must we nickname Meriweather the “Bang Bang Clock”? Deadspin is reporting (along with WEEI.com and 98.5 The Sports Hub) that Meriweather has been accused of shooting two men at a party in Florida in February. […]

Video: Brandon Meriweather Likes Big Bang Clock

Last season, Brandon Meriweather said he likes “The Big Bang Clock” while visiting London with the Patriots. Say what!?! He meant Big Ben…I think. The video was re-exposed earlier this season on 98.5 The Sports Hub’s Toucher and Rich, but it only came to my attention recently. Enjoy!

Tom Brady, Five Other Patriots Selected to 2011 Pro Bowl

The NFL announced the 2011 Pro Bowl rosters Tuesday, and the Patriots lead the way for the AFC with six selections (the Falcons lead the NFC with seven). Starting for the Patriots will be quarterback Tom Brady, guard Logan Mankins and interior lineman Vince Wilfork. Patriot backups will be inside/middle linebacker Jerod Mayo, cornerback Devin […]

Dan Connolly Kickoff Return Helps Patriots Outlast Packers at Gillette 

The Green Bay Packers hit the New England Patriots as hard as they possibly could. But in the end, it was the Packers who found themselves on the ground. The Patriots sacked backup Packers quarterback Matt Flynn five times, including twice in the last four downs of the game, and the Patriots held on to […]

Season-High 475 Yards Powers Patriots to Playoffs in Snowy Chicago

It was a snowstorm powerful enough to deflate the Minneapolis Metrodome. But it could not deflate was the New England Patriots offense. The Patriots set a new season high with 475 yards of total offense, more than enough to carry them to a 36-7 victory over the Chicago Bears and clinch a spot in the […]

PATS on the Back: Week 11 vs. Indianapolis

Another week, another hard-fought win for the scrappy New England Patriots. This time the win was extra sweet, as it was over Peyton Manning and the hated Indianapolis Colts. The Pats may have had trouble putting the Colts away late in the game, but we’ll let you negative nancies focus on that part. Instead, let’s […]

Manning’s Third Interception Ends Colts’ Comeback; Patriots Hold on in Gillette

Through the first nine games of this season, Peyton Manning had thrown only four interceptions. The Patriots nearly doubled it in just one game. The Patriots picked Manning off three times, including with 31 seconds to go from the New England 24-yard line, beating the Colts 31-28 at Gillette. The Patriots’ win kept them tied […]

Patriots Keys to Victory: Week 11 vs. Colts

Who are the 2010 New England Patriots? Are they the team that got embarrassed by the 3-6 Cleveland Browns, or the team that shredded the 6-3 Pittsburgh Steelers? We’ll find out in Week 11 when Peyton Manning and the Indianapolis Colts (6-3) come to Foxboro to challenge the Patriots (7-2) in yet another battle for […]