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If the Playoffs Started Today – NFL Week 10

With less than two months to go now, the landscape has changed pretty nicely. The Patriots went from contenders to jokes, to contenders again with a defeat of Pittsburgh. Oakland is now in the playoff situation again, somehow. The Cowboys’ coaching change helped them, and hurt the Giants. The Falcons and Jets are back in […]

2010 NFL Predictions: AFC West

The Chargers are the obvious favorite, but the rest of the division is full of mixed expectations. Some see the Chiefs as a young team ready to cause trouble, and some see them as a team stuck behind an overrated Matt Cassell. Some trust Jason Campbell in a new environment with the Raiders and some […]

AFC West Fantasy Preview

The West is best? Not in the NFL they aren’t. Today’s divisional fantasy preview takes us to the AFC West, where the Chargers reign supreme. And then there’s everyone else. You’re not going to find much elite talent in this division, but I’m here to point you in the direction of some solid middle round […]

Patriots Not Interested in Acquiring JaMarcus Russell

Released by the Oakland Raiders earlier this month, former No. 1 pick JaMarcus Russell is still without a job, and it appears the New England Patriots aren’t the least bit interested in offering him one. Following his release by Oakland, it was widely agreed upon by those in and around the league that Russell’s career […]

Patriots Re-Sign Derrick Burgess

The Patriots re-signed ten-year veteran defensive end/outside linebacker Derrick Burgess to a one-year contract on Friday. Bill Belichick pulled the trigger on a deal to bring him over from the Oakland Raiders  just before the start of last season in hopes that he would fill the pass-rushing void. He was not the stand-out contributor many […]

The Gerard Warren-Richard Seymour Connection

Recently signed defensive lineman Gerard Warren said the decision to sign with the Patriots came after advice from an unlikely source. Warren inked his deal with the Pats on April 24th, directly after the last round of the NFL Draft. Last season, Warren played on the Oakland Raiders’ defensive line next to former Patriot Richard […]

Seymour Must Report to Raiders in 5 Days

Defensive lineman Richard Seymour now has five days to report to his new team, the Oakland Raiders. Seymour has failed to report to the team since being traded from the Patriots to the Raiders last Sunday. The Patriots received a 2011 first round pick as compensation. Seymour was sent the “five-day letter,” which means he […]

Richard Seymour Traded to Raiders

The Patriots traded long-time defensive end Richard Seymour to the Raiders on Sunday for a 2011 first round draft choice. Seymour, who has been plagued by injuries in recent years, is often seen as one of the staples of the Patriots three Super Bowl championship teams. He reportedly sought a contract extension from the Patriots, […]

Patriots Trade LeKevin Smith to Broncos

According to the Boston Globe but first reported by NFL Guru Adam Schefter, the Patriots have given Josh McDaniels and the Broncos some defensive help by trading away DE LeKevin Smith to Denver. The Pats officially sent Smith and a 2010 seventh round pick to the Broncos for a fifth round selection. This trade with […]

Burgess Will Improve a Stacked Pats Defense

Lost in the mess that was Oakland Raiders football was the play of the newest member of the Patriots, Derrick Burgess. New England spent a large portion of the off-season looking to bolster up their defense. Names such as Julius Peppers, Jason Taylor, and Willie McGinest traveled through Foxboro and ultimately, the Patriots ended up […]