// Patriots

Patriots Sign RB Dion Lewis to 2-Year Contract Extension

Before the Patriots can take care of business in Dallas this weekend they took care of some business in their own backfield. Dion Lewis has signed a 2-year contract extension with the team reported to be worth $3 million. The shifty running back receives a $600,000 signing bonus, with a first year salary of $800,000 […]

Patriots Front Seven Will be Challenged by Cowboys

Heading into this weekend’s game in Dallas, much of the focus will be on who is not playing. Tony Romo and Dez Bryant will be unavailable for the Cowboys due to injuries and Lance Dunbar has been lost for the year with a knee injury. One unit that is healthy and menacing is the Cowboys […]

Through Three Games, David Andrews Holding Up Well

When undrafted rookie free agent center David Andrews entered training camp in late July, the expectation was that he would be backing up starter Bryan Stork for this season and beyond with the possibility of getting reps at guard. Stork’s concussion in August was followed by his being placed on short term injured reserve, meaning […]

Notes and Observations Week 3: Patriots Stomp Out the Jaguars 51-17 As They Head Into the Bye Week

For most of the other 31 teams in the league this could easily have been a trap game. The Patriots have beenĀ rolling offensively to start the year and the Jaguars just are not on the same level as New England. With the bye week following this game it could have been easy for the Patriots […]

Patriots Will Have Their Hands Full With T.J. Yeldon

On Sunday when the Patriots and Jaguars face off at Gillette Stadium, one of the keys to success for New England will be stopping Jaguars rookie running back T.J. Yeldon. Yeldon is a second round pick out of Alabama and has started off his pro career as a workhorse for Jacksonville. He has carried the […]

Notes and Observations Week 2: Patriots Remind Everyone Who Runs the AFC East; Defeat Bills 40-32

Just like every year the hype starts up around the other teams in the AFC East with all the geniuses at ESPN claiming this is the year the Patriots get dethroned. With Rex Ryan taking over as head coach of the Buffalo Bills the “experts” laid on the hype thick and often. Rex did what […]

Patriots Offensive Line Held its Own Against Bills

Entering Sunday’s game, one match-up that the Bills had potential to take advantage of was their defensive line against the Patriots offensive line. Ā The Bills have an excellent front that gives many teams problems. The Patriots were rolling in with two rookies starting in the interior of the offensive line. It had the potential to […]

Connelly Top Ten: Revenge Tour Continues

1. Offense: – Brady on pace for 800 passes – Dobson best game – though could have scored on seam route but fell down – why they go for it in 4th down – could have flipped game – should have run some clock late 2. Defense: – Fletcher has to go – Chandler Jones […]

Bills Defensive Line Is a Major Challenge for the Patriots

When the Patriots travel to Buffalo to face the Bills on Sunday, they will have to deal with a dominant and supremely talented defensive line that is now being coached by Rex Ryan. The Patriots, who could likely start two rookies along the offensive line again, will face a massive challenge protecting Tom Brady and […]

John Jastremski and Jim McNally to be Reinstated by NFL

John Jastremski and Jim McNally, the two men at the center of the supposed “Delfategate” plot to under-inflate footballs, will be reinstated by the NFL this week. The pair had been suspended since May without pay. There have been conflicting stories as to who suspended them, with the NFL saying it was the Patriots and […]

Notes and Observations Week 1: Brady Nearly Perfect as Patriots Beat Steelers on Banner Night

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Football has returned and our defending champion New England Patriots came out with fire on banner night. Tom Brady came out to an incredible ovation as was expected after the way he was treated for the past eight months. The “Where is Roger” chants were perfect and […]

Patriots Place Bryan Stork On IR-Return

The Patriots announced on Wednesday that they have place starting center Bryan Stork on Injured Reserve with a designation to return due to a concussion. This means that Stork will not be able to practice until week six and will not be able to play until after week nine. The second year veteran out of […]

“Do Your Job” Airs Tonight on NFL Network

Following last night’s premiere of “America’s Game” on the 2014 Patriots, NFL Network will air a one hour special on the team tonight titled “Do Your Job.” The special focuses on the coaching staff and front office of the Patriots and their perspectives on the championship season. Throughout the hour, topics such as games, key […]

ESPN Outside The Lines, SI Spygate Reports (CliffsNotes Version)

Because nobody has time to read tens of thousands of words that say most of the Spygate rumors you have already heard (hell, I really didn’t have the time, either, but I read each and every excruciating word), here is a CliffsNotes version of the reports released Tuesday by ESPN’s Outside The Lines and Sports […]

NFL Network Airing 2014 Patriots “America’s Game” on Tuesday

In what has become a yearly tradition, NFL Network will air “America’s Game” a special on the previous season’s champion on Tuesday. The hour long special will follow the 2014 Patriots from training camp through their Super Bowl win in February. The special will air at 10 pm eastern and feature interviews with Julian Edelman, […]