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Green Bay Packers on Track For The Perfect Season

Aaron Rodgers marched the Packers down the field for a game-winning field goal against the Giants in under a minute. It only took two plays to get down the field, that must be a scary thing for NFL teams. That win gives the Packers a 12-0 record so far with four games remaining. Usually undefeated […]

New England Patriots Report Card: Week 13

The Indianapolis Colts gave the New England Patriots a late-game scare Sunday afternoon, but ultimately all the Colts could do was lose with dignity. The Patriots beat the Colts, 31-24, continuing the Colts’ winless season and for now moving the Patriots into first place in the AFC. Who’s using this game for college credit, and […]

Circular Logic: Patriots’ Playoff Chances are Anyone’s Guess

They were good. Then they were bad. Now they’re good again. That basically sums up the Patriots season so far. With the playoffs all but likely, there should be optimism across New England, yet this is not the case. And after following up a 14-2 regular season with a one-in-done in the playoffs, this lack […]

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 […]

COLUMN: Mark Sanchez Failing in the Perfect Situation

Mark Sanchez stood on the sidelines, minutes after an uninspired three-and-out gave the Denver Broncos the ball on their own 5-yard line. It looked, at the time, that the Jets defense would once again bail out an errant game from Sanchez. Once again, it looked like the Jets defense would mask Sanchez’s mediocrity. See in […]

New England Patriots Report Card: Week 6

For the first 25 minutes the New England Patriots had the ball against the Dallas Cowboys in Week 6, they played sloppy, uncreative football. But down three points with 2:31 left in the game, Tom Brady led a precision air-strike that culminated in Brady’s 8-yard bullet to Aaron Hernandez in the end zone, completing yet […]

New England Patriots Report Card: Week 5

Though it wasn’t the 45-3 dismembering the Patriots gave the Jets last season, the Patriots still drew first blood against their rivals from New Jersey Sunday when they beat the Jets, 30-21. The Patriots are now one 30-point game shy of the St. Louis Rams’ NFL-record 14 consecutive games. Who’s moving to the head of […]

New England Patriots Report Card: Week 4

Welcome back to Sports of Boston’s weekly report card for your New England Patriots! The Patriots did what they always do the week after a loss: win. Specifically, they beat the Oakland Raiders, 31-19. And with losses by the Buffalo Bills and New York Jets, the Patriots are once again tied atop the AFC East […]

Previewing and Predicting Week 4 in the NFL

Three weeks of the season have come and gone as the month of September comes to a close. Throughout the first three weeks, numerous storylines are beginning to emerge. Contenders and pretenders are beginning to separate from the pack, injuries are starting to mount, and the coaching hot seat is beginning to warm. Week 4 […]

New England Patriots Report Card: Week 3

Welcome back to Sports of Boston’s weekly report card for the New England Patriots. Well, Sunday’s game against the Buffalo Bills was a stinker of historic proportions. The Patriots blew a 21-point lead, Tom Brady threw four picks, Bill Belichick somehow wasted a crucial timeout in the final minute of the game, and the Patriots […]

Patriots to Battle Bills in Pivotal Divisional Clash

Notable Injuries Pat Chung (hand), Sebastian Vollmer (back), Mike Wright (concussion) and Aaron Hernandez (knee) are all out for the Patriots. Ras-I Dowling (hip), Gary Guyton (hamstring), Albert Haynesworth (back), Jerod Mayo (thigh), Zoltan Mesko (knee), Taylor Price (hamstring) and Ryan Wendell (calf) are all listed as questionable. For the Bills, cornerback Terrence McGee (hamstring), […]

Previewing and Predicting Week 3 of the NFL

After a loathsome lockout, the NFL is back in full swing and we are already in Week 3 in the blink of an eye. Some early season surprises thus far with Detroit, Buffalo, Houston and Washington all unexpectedly at 2-0. Meanwhile, teams like Kansas City, Indianapolis and Seattle, all division winners in 2010, sit at […]

Brady Earns Second Straight Player of the Week Honors

Patriots quarterback Tom Brady continued to add to his treasure trove of awards Wednesday, winning his second consecutive AFC Offensive Player of the Week award. Brady went 31-40 for 423 yards and three touchdown against the San Diego Chargers in a 35-21 win to advance New England to 2-0 on the season. A week prior, […]

Week 2 NFL Preview: Lions, Bills Continue to Roll

Week 1 is in the books and we finally have games to analyze after an offseason of uncertainty. The first week featured some record-breaking performances, shocking upsets, teams making statements, and dramatic comebacks. As always the first week tends to get over analyzed by fans that expect their team to perform as they did that week, […]

Tom Brady to Patriots Fans: “Start Drinking Early”

Patriots quarterback Tom Brady has criticized fans in New England before for being too quiet at games and not providing the home field advantage the Pats are looking for. Well this season he’s trying a new approach while addressing the fans for the season opener and I think Patriot nation will support it one hundred […]