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Notes and Observations, Week 1: Déjà Vu In Miami as Patriots Fall to Dolphins 33-20

No, Sunday was not a replay of last year’s game in Miami, but the Patriots collapsed again in the Florida heat and lost the season opener. Just like last year they had a lead at the half only to be outplayed in every aspect of the game in the second half. The only consolation you can […]

How The Patriots Used Darrelle Revis in Week 1

The Dolphins defeated the Patriots 33-20 on Sunday in the first game for both teams. It marked the first game for Darrelle Revis in a Patriots uniform and the team chose to use him mostly in zone and off man coverage. Early in the game, Revis lined up on the left side of the defense […]

Yo Soy Fiesta! What to Expect from Rob Gronkowski in Week 1

Labor Day presented good news for Patriots fans, as All-Pro Tight End Rob Gronkowski revealed that he will indeed play in the team’s first game against the Dolphins in Miami this Sunday. Gronkowski is a game-changer who can singlehandedly cause a defense to change what they do. The Past two seasons have been riddled with […]

Video: Dobson Debuts with Can’t-Miss TD Catch from Garoppolo

Who says preseason games are meaningless? Sure, the only snap that Tom Brady played in the New England Patriots’ final preseason game was as the holder on an extra point attempt, and typical starters Rob Gronkowski, Jerod Mayo, Dont’a Hightower, and Sebastian Vollmer, among others, didn’t even dress for Thursday night’s “game.” Nonetheless, last night’s game was […]

Video: Bill Belichick, Bob Kraft, Patriots do #IceBucketChallenge

Accepting a challenge from Giants owner John Mara, coach Bill Belichick, owner Bob Kraft and the seemingly the entire Patriots team participated in the #IceBucketChallenge to raise money and awareness for ALS research. Watch the video here:

Video: History of NFL Team Logos

This is really cool. It’s a look at NFL team logos through the years, sorted on a map. I find it amazing how regional the NFL was in the early days. Take a look:

Happy 37th Birthday Tom Brady!

Tom Brady has come a long way. Happy 37th birthday to the greatest quarterback in NFL history.

Patriots Training Camp Notes: Tom Brady Sees Fewer Reps

Patriots quarterback Tom Brady, now at his 15th training camp in New England, knows his time in the league will eventually come to end, at least he said as much about his NFL mortality last week. “There’s no easy way about it — just got to grind, put the work in, listen to the coaches,” Brady […]

Rob Gronkowski Cleared to Play for Patriots

While addressing the media Wednesday morning, Bill Belichick announced that Rob Gronkowski will not begin training camp on the physically unable to perform list, and that he has been cleared to play. The announcement comes as a bit of a shock, as Gronkowski had surgery to repair his right ACL on January 9th. The Patriot’s […]

Several Different Patriots Crack Top 100 Lists

Naming 100 players in the NFL could be a daunting task for some, but most everyone would agree that ranking the 100 best players is a difficult task for anyone. Any list that tries to rank the best players in a sport will likely meet with contention and debate but at the same time people […]

Do the Patriots have the Jets Playbook?

According to new Browns coach Mike Pettine, the former Jets defensive coordinator, old 2011 copies of the Jets defensive playbook may be in the Patriots’ possession. “The initial playbook itself is actually quite thin, and that’€™s by design,” Pettine told SI’s Greg Bedard. “€œI don’€™t put a lot of graduate-level information in it. We know […]

Patriots, Robert Kraft Named in Lawsuit Against Aaron Hernandez

The Patriots and Robert Kraft have been named in a wrongful death lawsuit against Aaron Hernandez. The suit is related to the South End double murders of Daniel de Abreu and Safiro Furtado, according to WBZ.

Video: Julian Edelman’s Hilariously Silly Interview with Chandler Jones

Julian Edelman is making the most of his offseason. Last week the Patriots’ wide receiver was embroiled in an Inception-style t-shirt battle with tight end Rob Gronkowski, and on Wednesday he celebrated International Hamburger Day by posting a video he called “Burgertyme”, a Between Two Ferns with Zach Galifianakis-inspired interview with defensive end Chandler Jones, with punter Ryan Allen […]

Photo: FYI, Gronk was Huge at 12 Years Old

Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski recently shared a photo of him when he was 12 in a #tbt social media post: First reaction, Gronk was never the little kid in his class: Second reaction: Gronk probably sucked at Wiffleball (huge strikezone).

Business as Usual: Top Scout Leaves Patriots

Many New England Patriots fans were left scratching their collective heads following the 2014 NFL draft. Why didn’t the Patriots draft a tight end? Why did they draft a quarterback in the second round? Why did they draft so many offensive linemen? Gasoline was only added to the fire of burning questions later in the […]