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Week 5 Notes & Observations: Patriots Offense Flounders in 13-6 Loss to Bengals

Usually these pieces are broken up into the first and second half but after yesterday’s game there really isn’t a need. Neither team’s offense looked good, but the Bengals were just good enough to outlast the Patriots. Tom Brady had his streak of 52 straight games with a passing touchdown snapped the week before he […]

Patriots Sign Austin Collie, Release Zach Sudfeld

The Patriots on Thursday afternoon announced the signing of wide receiver Austin Collie, a move that had been reported by ESPN Boston’s Field Yates earlier when Collie was spotted at the team’s morning practice. The roster move came in conjunction with two others: the expected placement of defensive tackle Vince Wilfork on injured reserve after […]

Vince Wilfork has Successful Surgery on Achilles Tendon

Bianca Wilfork, the wife of Patriots defensive tackle Vince Wilfork’s wife, said her husband had successful surgery on his Achilles tendon, and tweeted out this photo:

Patriots Come Alive After Slow Start To Go 3-0

Once again, it started out looking like a third ugly game in a row to start the season. New England couldn’t get things done, but fortunately for them, neither did the Buccaneers. The second quarter allowed the Patriots to run up ground which Tampa Bay couldn’t make up. In the end, New England walked away […]

Bill Belichick, Patriots No Longer the Smartest Guys in the Room

Listen, you can’t screw up a season as bad as the Patriots have screwed this one up so far and we are in week 2 and they haven’t lost. Before the dust settles, this may be on par with the Red Sox decision to hire Bobby Valentine after their infamous collapse in 2011. This was […]

Week 2 Notes and Observations: Patriots Win Ugly Home Opener vs. the Jets, 13-10

I will preface this by saying that you don’t lose a season in September. No matter how ugly the first two games have been, keep in mind the Patriots are now 2-0 with both wins in the division. Yes they are banged up, and the offense has looked far from sharp, but the defense has […]

Notes and Observations Week 1: Patriots Squeak by Buffalo 23-21

To start off, it sure is great to have football season back. As great as the Boston Red Sox have been, there is still nothing as satisfying as the start of a new football season. This year there are certainly a lot of questions, especially on the offensive side of things after a loss in […]

Bills Fans Wear Aaron Hernandez Orange Prison Jumpsuits to Patriots Game

Bills fans were captured wearing orange prison jumpsuits with Aaron Hernandez’s name on them at Sunday’s Bills-Patriots game. Patriots clearly got the last laugh, but that shouldn’t take away from the Bills’ fans creativity. Was it in poor taste?

Peter King Picks Patriots to Win Super Bowl

Sports Illustrated’s NFL preview issue is on newsstands, and senior writer Peter King has made his annual predictions, which include a fourth Super Bowl win for the New England Patriots. King also thinks Tom Brady will win his third MVP award in 2013, ultimately leading the Patriots to a 30-23 win over the Seattle Seahawks in […]

2013 Patriots Position Preview: Wide Receivers

The wide receiver position is a key focal point in the upcoming season for the New England Patriots. Wes Welker, who was Tom Brady’s favorite target the past six seasons, is now catching passes from Peyton Manning out in Denver. It will be a new cast for Brady this season which could pose a significant […]

Video: Tom Brady Knee Injury at Practice

Tom Brady injured his knee in practice. Oh no! Check out the video (from Chad Kopcak):

Former Patriots WR Donald Jones Retires Due to Kidney Disease

Patriots WR Donald Jones is retiring due to the advancement of his kidney disease. Jones, only 25, has been fighting the disease his entire life and this time he took to Twitter to let the world know he was hanging up his cleats. The Patriots signed the free-agent WR this offseason to a 3-year-deal worth […]

Patriots 1st Preseason Game Thoughts

Entering Friday Night’s firsts Patriots Pre-season game against the Philadelphia Eagles there were a good amount of questions with the most obvious being the new receiving corps. However, Patriots fans finally had a chance to take a look at Ryan Mallet, Tim Tebow and the running game.

2013 Patriots Preview: Quarterbacks – Brady, Mallet… Tebow?

The New England Patriots may have the best QB in football in Tom Brady, but who else do the Patriots have to back up Brady? Currently the Patriots have Brady as the team’s obvious starter and Ryan Mallet backing him up. If both players are unable to play, the Patriots will have to rely on […]

2013 Patriots Position Preview: Defensive Line

For the past five years, the New England Patriots have relied on their offensive firepower to be one of the best teams in the NFL. This year, however, Tom Brady will be without some of his favorite targets, and it’s likely that the defense will have to carry a much greater load. Only two seasons […]