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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 […]

2009 Training Camp Preview: Quarterbacks

Training camp is now in full swing in Foxboro so it’s time to take a look at the players who will make up the 2009 New England Patriots. We’ll start off with the position which most fans feel is the easiest to diagnose yet deep down inside in places you don’t talk about at parties […]

Fantasy Football Focus: The Starting 11 – Faces in New Places

Let me be the first to welcome you to the boring doldrums of the sports calendar. Hoops are on hiatus, pucks are on ice, and even baseball’s now at their mid-summer snooze. Unless you’re a raging WNBA fan, there’s just very little action to feast your eyes on these days. (And hey, all you WNBA […]

Brady is Back, Wide Receivers Rejoice!

With Tom Brady’s return to the Patriots, there are high expectations coming from Foxboro, Mass. The last time Brady saw the field for a full season, he put together arguably the greatest statistical season by any quarterback to play the game. Now before we go any further, let’s look at what the Patriots accomplished in […]

This Week at Patriots Place

The issues surrounding the Patriots as they enter this week’s mandatory mini-camp are more focused on off-the-field happenings. Most notably, the contract situation of nose tackle Vince Wilfork has taken center stage as the defensive line stalwart is entering the final year of his contract and sat out voluntary workouts in protest. Wilfork has shown […]

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 Sign Fred Taylor, Chris Baker

In their first significant signings of the off season, the Patriots have agreed to a deal with former Jaguars running back Fred Taylor and former Jets tight end Chris Baker. Terms of the deal have not been released. Taylor, 33, spent 11 years with the Jaguars, racking up 11,271 yards and 62 touchdowns. Baker, 29, […]

Patriots Interested in Fred Taylor

The Patriots have expressed interest in recently released running back Fred Taylor. Taylor, 33, spent the first 11 years of his career with the Jaguars and finished with seven 1,000-yard seasons. He ranks 16th in NFL history with 11,271 yards. Taylor was released as a cap casualty recently as he was due to make $6 […]