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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 […]

Patriots, Gronkowski Differ Over Status vs. Atlanta Falcons, but Who is Right?

Fall foliage was starting to turn, the Patriots were 3-0, and rumor had it Rob Gronkowski was quite possibly maybe hopefully set to rejoin and rejuvenate Tom Brady’s struggling offense for Sunday night’s tilt against the Atlanta Falcons. Life in New England was good. Then Saturday’s Boston Herald report happened. According to the Boston Herald and […]

Week 4 NFL Preview: Patriots vs. Falcons

The transition to the new receiving corps hasn’t been pretty, but they don’t draw pictures on the scoreboard. Bottom line is that our New England Patriots have found a way to win their first three games. Fans are used to seeing a well-oiled offensive machine out of Tom Brady and their frustration even amounted to boos this past […]

Week 3 Notes and Observations: Offense Finally Clicks, Patriots Beat Buccaneers 23-3

This was the game that everyone has been hoping to see. The defense continued to show how good they really are, and the offense finally found some type of rhythm to give the doubters something to be happy about. No one is picking the Buccaneers to win any Super Bowls anytime soon, but a win […]

Should the Patriots Sign Terrell Owens?

Former elite receiver turned reality star, Terrell Owens, is trying to revive his once prolific NFL career, and wants to play for who other than the Patriots. In an article featured in the Boston Globe on Wednesday titled, “Patriots should give Terrell Owens at least a look” by Gary Washburn, Washburn made a case as […]

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 […]

Week 1 NFL Preview: New England Patriots vs. Buffalo Bills

This is it. Week one of the NFL season has finally arrived. It’s a bittersweet time since it also means the end of summer. But I have been anxiously awaiting this week all summer, the time when all the fantasy drafts and projections turn into results that no one saw coming. This year, the Patriots […]

SoB Fantasy Football Top 50 Big Board: Week 1

The Sports of Boston Fantasy Football Big Board will be updated weekly with risers, fallers, and new additions. Take a look at the top 50: RB  Adrian Peterson (MIN) RB  Doug Martin (TB) RB  C.J. Spiller (BUF) RB  Trent Richardson (CLE) RB  Jamaal Charles (KC) RB  Marshawn Lynch (SEA) RB  Ray Rice (BAL) WR Calvin […]

Roster Recap: Patriots Cut 13 on Saturday, Have 2 Open Spots

Even though Tim Tebow grabbed all the headlines and hashtags on Saturday, the New England Patriots cut 12 other players and made numerous other moves before then to get its roster beneath the 53-man threshold. So let’s recap who got the ax and other Patriots roster moves going into Week 1 of the 2013 NFL season:

Fantasy Football Draft Help: Top 20 Tight Ends

Rob Gronkowski and Jimmy Graham are very different players and they set themselves apart from the field in this year’s tight end rankings.  Graham is likely to go in the 2nd round while Gronkowski could fall into the 6th, but he will usually go in Rounds 3-5 depending on how many Pats fans are in […]

2013 Fantasy Football Preview: Patriots Edition

Bill Belichick is notorious for giving Fantasy Football owners headaches season after season. This is because you never know which player(s) he is going to revolve his game plan around. His system is designed to find a mismatch, not pad anyone’s stats. Fantasy owners shouldn’t count on this strategy changing any time soon. In his […]

2013-2014 New England Patriots Position Preview: Tight Ends

The new NFL season is rapidly approaching, and the Patriots seem to be dropping like flies. In fact, the offense especially is losing its most potent targets for Tom Brady; good thing he can make anyone look good. If there was ever a time for another AFC East team to take over dominance, it’s now. […]

With Aaron Hernandez Gone, Fantasy Owners Should Hope Jake Ballard Can Ball

After Aaron Hernandez was released by the Patriots on Wednesday, Jake Ballard, who now projects to start at tight end for the Patriots, tweeted for the first time in almost a week: “Do you like a little kick in your coke Do you like it goin’ up in smoke Do you like it on a […]

Boston Sports Fans Face Adversity in Month of June

Disappointing, shocking, and agonizing are just some of the ways to describe the past month for Boston sports fans. In a decade when Boston dominated the sports scene with seven championships and 29 playoff berths, earning the nickname Title Town, it seemed our teams were invincible to the drama and epic fails experienced by other […]

Report: Police Question Patriots Tight End Aaron Hernandez in Potential Murder Investigation

Details are beginning to emerge about a possible connection between New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez and the body of a 27-year-old man that was found in an industrial park not far from the player’s home in North Attleboro. Sources have told ABC news that a 2013 Chevrolet Suburban with Rhode Island plates that […]