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Notes and Observations Week 4: Chiefs Embarrass Patriots in 41-14 Blowout

That was the ugliest game in the Tom Brady, Bill Belichick era of the New  England Patriots. It’s safe to say everyone is feeling better about that 16-9 win last week after witnessing the primetime beatdown in Kansas City. The offense was nonexistent and the defense had no answer for whatever the Chiefs decided to […]

Patriots Trade QB Ryan Mallett to Houston Texans, report says

The Ryan Mallett era in New England has come to an end. The Patriots have traded the fourth year quarterback to the Houston Texans for a sixth-round draft pick. Mallett failed to impress in this his fourth training camp, and has never really been a good fit for the Patriots system. With the Texans starting […]

Video: Dobson Debuts with Can’t-Miss TD Catch from Garoppolo

Who says preseason games are meaningless? Sure, the only snap that Tom Brady played in the New England Patriots’ final preseason game was as the holder on an extra point attempt, and typical starters Rob Gronkowski, Jerod Mayo, Dont’a Hightower, and Sebastian Vollmer, among others, didn’t even dress for Thursday night’s “game.” Nonetheless, last night’s game was […]

Patriots vs Eagles: What to Watch for

Tonight marks the second pre-season game for the New England Patriots. They’ll be taking on Chip Kelly’s Philadelphia Eagles at Gillette Stadium. This will be the first time we’ll get to see the Patriots starters in action, as most of the top players sat out the game in Washington last week. Providing an in-depth preview […]

2014 Patriots Quarterbacks Preview: Brady, Mallett, Garoppolo

Following a massive changeover in pass-catching personnel, Tom Brady put up relatively pedestrian numbers in 2013. Still, the Patriots posted the league’s third highest scoring offense in 2013. VIEW: Other Patriots Previews During the six and a half games that Rob Gronkowski was in the lineup, the Patriots offense looked much like the dynamic unit we’ve […]

Was Jimmy Garoppolo the Right Pick for Patriots?

The 2014 NFL Draft is now officially a week old. Football Analysts on ESPN have talked about who teams should draft and what teams’ needs are for the last four months prior to last week’s draft. Now with the draft finally over, Mel Kiper has given draft grades to each NFL team. The New England Patriots […]

Patriots Select QB Jimmy Garoppolo With the 62nd Pick; What Happens to Mallett?

The Patriots calmly waited for their ideal development QB, Jimmy Garoppolo from Eastern Illinois (Tony Romo’s alma mater). He was the fifth quarterback taken in the draft. The Patriots selected him over notable SEC quarterbacks AJ McCarron, Aaron Murray, and Zach Metternberger.