The New England Patriots in the 3rd round of the 2011 draft selected QB Ryan Mallett from Arkansas. Most experts have speculated Mallett to be traded this season, considering he is entering his final year of his rookie contract and the Pats just drafted another quarterback in Jimmy Garoppolo. While, Mallett has shown some chops […]
The Patriots calmly waited for their ideal development QB, Jimmy Garoppolo from Eastern Illinois (Tony Romo’s alma mater). He was the fifth quarterback taken in the draft. The Patriots selected him over notable SEC quarterbacks AJ McCarron, Aaron Murray, and Zach Metternberger.
Might the Houston Texans be involved in a trade with the Patriots for quarterback Ryan Mallett? According to several (sometimes conflicting) reports, the Texans are interested in trading for Mallett assuming they draft Jadeveon Clowney with the No. 1 pick in Thursday’s NFL Draft. Bill O’Brien, Mallett’s former quarterback coach and offensive coordinator in New […]
The New England Patriots kicked off their preseason schedule with an impressive 31-22 victory over the Eagles on Friday night at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia. While the end result may not mean much at this stage, the Patriots did give fans the opportunity to see a little bit of everything that could factor in […]
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.
Someone forgot to tell the New England Patriot’s April Fool’s Day passed two months ago. No, this is not a bad joke, quarterback Tim Tebow is really bringing his talents to New England. One of the most polarizing players of our generation will be wearing a Patriots jersey this season to back up Tom Brady […]
Friday was the final day for NFL rosters to cut down to 53 players. All the work in the preseason goes into figuring out the best 53-man combination to go into the season with. Every year there are some cuts that cause fans to question the motive, and this year has been no different. The […]
Our position-by-position Patriots preview concludes with the quarterbacks. The Patriots are expected to carry the same three quarterbacks as they did last season: Tom Brady, Brian Hoyer, and Ryan Mallett. Read: Other 2012 Patriots Previews Tom Brady Need anything be said? The man has won two NFL MVP’s, three Lombardi Trophies, has authored the longest winning […]
Oh the brilliance of the NFL preseason. Four games broadcasted and covered by national media like they were being played in the middle of November. But unfortunately, when the New England Patriots and Philadelphia Eagles suited up for their Monday night preseason showdown at Gillette Stadium, the lack of a full effort from both sides […]
The 2-1 New England Patriots will finish their preseason Thursday night at Gillette against the 2-0 New York Giants. It will be the seventh consecutive Patriots preseason concluded with the Giants. The Giants beat the Patriots 20-17 last season at the New Meadowlands Stadium. It’s been a Jekyll and Hyde preseason for the Patriots. They […]
Sports of Boston concludes its position-by-position preview of the 2011 Patriots with the most important position of all: the quarterback. Now, not every great quarterback won a Super Bowl, and not every Super Bowl champion team had a great quarterback. Quarterbacks need quality receivers, and teams can structure themselves around a running game or even […]
It seems like just yesterday that the NFL lockout finally ended and training camp began for the New England Patriots. Actually, it was less than two weeks ago. And now the Patriots are hours from their first preseason game, against the Jacksonville Jaguars at Gillette Stadium. Patriots starters usually play for just a few plays […]
In yet another bombshell out of Foxboro, the Patriots have released long-time defensive end Ty Warren, who missed all of last season after suffering a labral tear in his hip. They could re-sign him at a lower salary, but still the move to cut him is shocking, considering he was at practice on Thursday. According […]
After months of anticipation, countless draft profiles, and pointless mock drafts, the 2011 NFL Draft has come to a close. With that said, this is our last Patriots 2011 draft report, so we thought it would be a perfect time to reflect back to this weekend and play the role of professor. Who’s knows, with […]
On Draft Weekend 2008, the Patriots selected a project quarterback from San Diego State University. Known for his big arm and ability to move outside the pocket, many felt the 6-6, 225-pound rookie eventually would take over for Tom Brady. A year later, New England released 2008 third round pick Kevin O’Connell. Now, Bill Belichick […]