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Notes and Observations, Week 1: Déjà Vu In Miami as Patriots Fall to Dolphins 33-20

No, Sunday was not a replay of last year’s game in Miami, but the Patriots collapsed again in the Florida heat and lost the season opener. Just like last year they had a lead at the half only to be outplayed in every aspect of the game in the second half. The only consolation you can […]

How The Patriots Used Darrelle Revis in Week 1

The Dolphins defeated the Patriots 33-20 on Sunday in the first game for both teams. It marked the first game for Darrelle Revis in a Patriots uniform and the team chose to use him mostly in zone and off man coverage. Early in the game, Revis lined up on the left side of the defense […]

Yo Soy Fiesta! What to Expect from Rob Gronkowski in Week 1

Labor Day presented good news for Patriots fans, as All-Pro Tight End Rob Gronkowski revealed that he will indeed play in the team’s first game against the Dolphins in Miami this Sunday. Gronkowski is a game-changer who can singlehandedly cause a defense to change what they do. The Past two seasons have been riddled with […]

No Rob Gronkowski, No Problem for Patriots Moving Forward

So far in the 2013 season, Rob Gronkowski has missed seven games and he has played in seven games. The Patriots record with Gronkowski is 5-2 and without him is 5-2. The difference this season is the addition of rookies Aaron Dobson and Kenbrell Thompkins. The Patriots are a different team with Gronkowski than they […]

Notes and Observations, Week 15: Patriots Let One Slip Away Against Dolphins

With the Broncos loss on Thursday night, the Patriots had a chance to claim the number one seed in the AFC. All they had to do was win the rest of their games. How did they respond? They let a very winnable game slip away to a division rival who is making a late season […]

Week 8 Notes and Observations: Patriots Score 24 Unanswered Points to Beat Dolphins 27-17

It’s hard to justify a must win game in October, but this game was just that. After letting a win slip away against the Jets last week in overtime, a game against the division rival Dolphins became more important than usual. The Patriots needed this one to keep distance in the division as the Jets […]

Notes and Observations from Week 17: Patriots 28, Dolphins 0 – Patriots Clinch #2 Seed

The Texans lost to the Colts in the early afternoon games which set the Patriots up to control their own destiny to gain a first round bye in the playoffs. Playing against the Miami Dolphins nothing is a guarantee. The Patriots needed the win to guarantee the first round bye. First Half – Being slightly […]

Positives and Negatives: Patriots-Dolphins Week 13

The New England Patriots brought just enough offense and defense to beat an inferior team Sunday afternoon, and that kind of performance needs to be stuck way in the rear-view mirror if they want to make it out of the next few weeks in position to take the playoffs by storm. With Baltimore falling to […]

Quick Reaction: Patriots Clinch AFC East in Less-Than-Inspiring Victory

The Patriots wrapped up the AFC East in the first week of December, but this will not be the biggest takeaway from this team on the day. New England played groggy at times, and sloppy on the field. It was enough for a win, and the Patriots will head to the playoffs as AFC East […]

Week 13 Notes and Observations: Patriots Clinch AFC East with 23-16 Win Over Dolphins

Playing in Miami is never an easy game for the Patriots. Sunday was no different, especially with the chance to clinch the division.  The Dolphins played the Patriots very well on both sides of the ball, but especially defensively. – Brady had only been sacked 15 times the entire season coming into the game. He […]

Randy Moss to the Dolphins?

No, not really. But here’s a photo of former Patriots WR Randy Moss with an actual dolphin:

Brady’s Record Night Leads Patriots to 38-24 Win Over Dolphins

New England QB Tom Brady had a record evening on Monday night, shredding the Miami defense to the tune of 517 yards in a 38-24 win over the Dolphins. The Patriots now sit at 1-0, tied for first with New York and Buffalo in the AFC East. Brady Unflappable Brady was in a groove all […]

PATS on the Back: Patriots-Dolphins, Week 4

Well… how fun was that? The Pats scored every which way possible in their Monday night rout of the Dolphins, 41-14 in Miami, a location that hasn’t always been too friendly for New England. Entering this game, Bill Belichick had just a 4-6 record in Miami, and Tom Brady was 3-5 on South Beach. But, […]

The Couch Potato Report: Pats, Sox, B’s, and New Stewie!

We have arrived at the last weekend of September. In TV Land, that means season premiere time. This is the time when the networks bring back their big name dramas and sitcoms, while sprinkling in new shows that they hope will catch on like wildfire. Gone are the dog days of summer, when we were […]

AFC East Projection: It’s Anyone’s Game

For most of the past decade, The New England Patriots have been the dominate force in the AFC East. With seven of the last ten championships under their belt, they were always top dog. However, in the past few months, the Jets and Dolphins have gotten much better. So, could New England be in trouble […]