// Laurence Maroney

Pats Head to London for Showdown With Bucs

New England Patriots (4-2) vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers (0-6) Time: 1:00 p.m. EST Place: Wembley Stadium in London, England TV: CBS Radio: 98.5 FM – The Sports Hub New England is coming off a shellacking of the University of Tennessee…wait that was the Tennessee Titans? (Fooled me.) Now they move on to another winless foe. […]

High Five/Low Five: Week 7

The times, they are a-changin’. Change is everywhere around us lately. The leaves on the trees are going from green to brown and every color in between. One day this week it was 30 degrees and snowing, then 3 days later it was sunny and 70. A change is brewing in the fantasy football world […]

Week 7 Sleepers

Last week, I highlighted how bad the Oakland Raiders offense was. By the tone of my rant, I clearly expected them to keep up their malnourished offense for the entire season. So what do they do? They have their best offensive game of the season and end up beating one the best defenses in the […]

PATS on the Back: Patriots vs. Titans, Week 6

Several times this season, a lackluster performance by the Patriots has made this article very difficult to write. This week, it’s difficult to write for the completely opposite reason. Sunday was truly a coming out party for Tom Brady and the New England Patriots, as they laid the smackdown on the hapless Tennessee Titans at a snowy […]

Patriots Beat Down Titans 59-0

In a snowy, windy game the Patriots put on one of the most remarkable performances in NFL history, scoring 35 second quarter points on the way to a historic 59-0 win over Tennessee. Tom Brady set a modern NFL record by throwing five TD passes in the second quarter alone. His final line was 29-34, […]

Patriots Welcome Winless Titans to Gilette

Tennessee Titans (0-5) at New England Patriots (3-2) Time: 4:15 EST Where: Gillettle Stadium in Foxboro, Massachusetts TV: CBS Radio: 98.5 FM – The Sports Hub The Patriots are coming off a disappointing loss to the Broncos. Currently, New England is sitting even in the AFC East with the New York Jets with a 3-2 […]

Patriots Gets Ready For Perfect Broncos

There were the 1-0 Jets, then the 2-0 Falcons, and the 3-0 Ravens, and now the Patriots will get ready for the surprise 4-0 Denver Broncos. New England is riding a two-game win streak, following impressive wins over Atlanta and Baltimore. Now, they will have to survive a Broncos team with a top ranked defense […]

Fred Taylor to Have Ankle Surgery

ESPNBoston.com is reporting Patriots runningback Fred Taylor is going to undergo right ankle surgery. The severity of the injury hasn’t been disclosed but sources are saying the surgery – barring complications – shouldn’t keep Taylor out for the rest of the season. However, he will definitely miss some time Taylor, 33, played in limited action […]

Rodney Pokes Fun at Brady, Pats Defense Stepping Up

The Patriots are officially back. Tom Brady is back to making the throws he needs to make. The offense is back to being able to do enough to win games. The defense is back to being that opportune Belichick defense that will let up yards, but will make the stops when they are needed. It’s […]

Patriots Meet New And Improved Ravens Offense

Baltimore Ravens (3-0) at New England Patriots (2-1) Time: 1:00 p.m. Where: Gillette Stadium in Foxboro, Massachusetts TV: CBS Radio: 98.5 FM: The Sports Hub The New England Patriots are entering Week 4 with a respectable 2-1 record and are gearing up to play one of the most potent offenses in the NFL…wait…the Baltimore Ravens? […]

Patriots, Falcons to Clash on Sunday

Atlanta Falcons (2-0) at New England Patriots (1-1) Time: 1:00 p.m. Where: Gillette Stadium in Foxboro, Massachusetts TV: FOX Radio: 98.5 FM:  The Sports Hub The Patriots have fallen to a 1-1 record and have seemed like a shell of their former selves. They struggled through the Buffalo game, and thanks to make a miraculous […]

Fantasy Football Focus: The Starting 11 – Diving Deep into Depth Chart Battles

By now, many of your fantasy football drafts probably have come and gone. Sure, your Labor Day weekend may feature a last minute draft or two, but at this point, your teams are most likely drafted and you’re just sitting back, waiting for Thursday’s kickoff to the season. But if you are sitting back, you […]

Patriots vs. Redskins – 3 Questions

Tonight the Patriots take on the Redskins in the third – and most important – completely meaningless game of the pre-season. The Patriots put together a putrid offensive display in the second game against the Eagles, one I witnessed personally, yet this third game usually means the starters will go a majority of the game. […]

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 […]