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Kevin Faulk Retired: A Look Back at his 13-Year Career

Kevin Faulk, one of the all-time Patriots’ greats, retired Tuesday at a press conference at The Hall at Patriot Place. Faulk hangs up his cleats at the age of 36 after 13 seasons playing for the Patriots. This offseason, the Patriots officially lost the last of the players who had three Super Bowl rings (other than […]

2012 Patriots Defensive Line Preview: Who Lines Up With Vince Wilfork?

As the summer months move along, we are getting closer to the kick off of the 2012-2013 NFL season. The Patriots returned to the Super Bowl for the fifth time in the Belichick era this past season, only to lose a disappointingly once again to the New York Giants. Yes, those same New York Giants […]

Super Bowl Inactives: Kevin Faulk Out for Patriots, Herzlich Out for Giants

The New England Patriots have Announced their inactives for Super Bowl XLVI, with Kevin Faulk headling those out for the big game in Indianapolis, Ind. Faulk is joined by QB Ryan Mallet, RB Shane Vereen, LB Gary Guyton, OL Donald Thomas, OL Nick McDonald, and DL Ron Brace. Chad Ochocinco returns to action after missing […]

New England Patriots Report Card: Week 8

I don’t know why, but football players more than any other athlete legitimately rally around negative press. So when the media almost universally gave Sunday’s New England Patriots-Pittsburgh Steelers game to the visiting Patriots, a Steelers victory became a near-guarantee. And the Steelers won in truly convincing fashion, doubling up the Patriots in both total […]

First Half Recap: Patriots Defense Struggling

It took just one drive to see what the Pittsburgh Steelers game plan would be against the Patriots on Sunday evening. Throw and throw often. So far it has worked as the Steelers are ahead of New England 17-10. Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger passed for a career-high 32 passing attempts, completing 23 of them for […]

Former Patriots FB Heath Evans Retires to NFL Network

Former Patriots fullback Heath Evans tweeted Tuesday that he has decided to retire, trading in the helmet and shoulder pads for a necktie and microphone on the NFL Network. Evans played 10 full seasons in the NFL with four separate teams. The Patriots signed him on Nov. 1, 2005, after the Miami Dolphins released him […]

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. […]

2011 Patriots Free Agent Outlook: Who’s In, Who’s Out?

On March 1, 11 active players on the New England Patriots will become unrestricted free agents. With the current CBA ordeal, it’s uncertain whether there will be a 2011 season, but teams still will have the rights to sign and draft players. Of the 11 unrestricted free agents, five started at least one game in […]

Game of a Lifetime for Patriots’ Chung

Tom Brady did not have to do much to earn his 100th career win. The Patriots’ veteran quarterback played mistake-free, and watched safety Patrick Chung and the special teams turn a one-point game at halftime into a 41-14 blowout. Rookie wide out Brandon Tate, a special teams monster, returned the second half’s opening kickoff 103 […]

Kevin Faulk: Torn ACL

Great news! The Patriots get to take out their frustrations on the Bills on Sunday. And now…the buzzkill: third-down running back Kevin Faulk reportedly suffered a torn ACL in Sunday’s loss to the Jets, and could be lost for the season. The 34-year-old suffered the injury when he was shoved out of bounds in the […]

Laurence Maroney Traded to Broncos

After falling below the likes of Fred Taylor, Sammy Morris, and Kevin Faulk on the depth chart at running back, Laurence Maroney was shipped out of town on Tuesday. The Patriots traded him to the Denver Broncos, according to ESPN’s NFL insider, Adam Schefter. The Patriots shipped a sixth round pick in 2011 to Denver […]

Patriots 2010 Preview: Running Backs

In backfields across the National Football League over the past few years, the idea of having a “feature back” has gone by the way side in favor of the widely used “running back by committee” philosophy. Backs take a pounding, maybe more than any other position on the field. To preserve a running back’s health […]

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 […]

Kevin Faulk, Patriots Return to Campanelli Stadium

Just passing this note along again: Patriots running back Kevin Faulk is hosting a charity softball game at Brockton’s Campanelli Stadium to benefit the United Way. More information below… Brockton, Mass. – New England Patriots’ running back Kevin Faulk is bringing his friends and teammates back to Campanelli Stadium, home of the Brockton Rox, on […]

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 […]