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New England Patriots Report Card: Week 11

The Kansas City Chiefs threw everything but the kitchen sink (unless you count Jerrell Powe) at the New England Patriots Monday night, hoping to disrupt Tom Brady early on and keep the game close late. It worked for about 20 minutes, but the Patriots eventually solved the Chiefs’ defense. The end result: a 34-3 Patriot […]

Patriots WR Julian Edelman Arrested on Battery Charge

UPDATE (5:12 p.m. ET): Edelman’s agent Don Yee issued a statement about the incident: “The charges will be fought vigorously within the court system, instead of a rush to judgment elsewhere,” Yee said. “We have no further comment beyond that.” *** New England Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman was arrested and charged with battery and […]

Patriots Torched in 34-10 Loss to Detroit Lions

After opening the preseason with a pair of dominating efforts, the New England Patriots were humbled on Saturday night, falling 34-10 to the Lions at Ford Field in Detroit, Mich. Quarterbacks Struggle Quarterback Tom Brady struggled after being pressured and rushed by the Lions defensive line throughout, causing him to miss throws and receivers that […]

Patriots 2011 Wide Receivers Preview: Ochocinco, Welker, Etc.

After trading away Randy Moss in October last season, the Patriots committed to reshaping the look of their receiving corps. Soon thereafter they brought back Super Bowl XXXIX MVP Deion Branch, and this offseason sent shock waves throughout the league by trading for one of the game’s most notably outlandish personalities in Chad Ochocinco. See: […]

Patriots 2011 Special Teams Preview: Tate, Edelman, Gostkowski, Etc.

In 2010, the Patriots’ special teams units turned in some of the best performances they’ve seen in years. Under second year special teams coach Scott O’Brien, the Pats finished in the top five in the league in 10 of 22 special teams statistical categories, including in scoring, blocked kicks, and, perhaps most importantly, fewest penalties. […]

PATS on the Back: Week 17 vs. Miami

14-2 and the top seed in the AFC… who saw this coming? Even the diehards couldn’t have really believed that this year’s version of the New England Patriots would perform the way they have all season long. I’m as big a Pats fan as there is, and I really saw no better than an 11-5 […]

BenJarvus, Brady, Brian, Brandon, Broken Records: Pats Beat Dolphins with Ease

Time and time again, Bill Belichick has shown that he possesses one of the greatest minds in NFL history. But in Sunday’s  38-7 New England Patriots win over the Miami Dolphins in Foxborough, he proved he has a great heart as well. Facing fourth-and-16 from the Miami 19-yard line and already up 38-0 at the […]

Edelman Impressive as Patriots Top Saints 27-24

The 2009 seasons for the Patriots and Saints could not have ended any more different. The Patriots were obliterated out of the playoffs by the Ravens at Gillette Stadium 33-14 back in January, while the Saints won their first Super Bowl, beating Peyton Manning and the Indianapolis Colts a month later. Moving on to 2010, […]

Patriots 2010 Preview: Quarterbacks

Tom Brady, having just turned 33 on Tuesday, remains the face of the Patriots and likely the most important player on the team. Having his first healthy off-season since the infamous knee injury in 2008, one would think that the start of this pre-season would be a happy return to his craft, but that has […]

A Letter to Wes Welker

Dear Wes Welker, First off it’s great to see that you’re recovering extremely fast. I was scared when you were injured during that Texans game in Week 17. The Patriots desperately needed you in the playoffs and unfortunately, we were bounced in the Wild Card round by the Ravens. Last season you were ridiculous. I […]

Patriots 2010 Preview: Wide Receivers

This isn’t the 2007 Patriots’ offense, as much as we hope it can play like it.  But since that record-breaking season, the wide receivers in New England have come and gone, grown old and grown up.  The Pats’ offense has seen some major development in the past three years:  Randy Moss is approaching the end […]

Patriots 2010 Preview: Special Teams

Often the most overlooked aspect of a football team, special teams plays a significant role in every offensive drive and defensive stand. They determine whether an offense must drive 80 yards or 10, and vice versa. Head coach Bill Belichick has been one to put heavy emphasis on this area.  He has been known in […]

Patriots NFL Draft Review: Pats Take McCourty, Confuse Us All

Patriots fans had a lot of questions leading up to New England’s first round pick in this year’s draft. But, after trading down multiple spots, fans had even more questions after the team made its first pick. Who is Devin McCourty? Sure, a select few draft nerds had heard the name. But even fewer expected […]

Draft Tim Tebow, Seriously!

This year’s NFL Draft has had more been more intriguing then ones in the past. From it lasting three days, beginning on a Thursday April 22nd, to the mass of talent, this year there is a mix of excitement and gossip. Much has been talk about the Rams first overall pick, but as for a […]

PATS on the Back – 2009

And just like that, another Patriots season is in the books, sooner than many expected. At the beginning of the 2009 season, there were several pundits that were predicting the Pats as Super Bowl XLIV champs. But a “4th and 2,” a Welker injury, and a complete embarrassment in the wild card round later, New […]