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If the Playoffs Started Today – NFL Week 8

The NFL season is now half over for many teams, and while many divisions have a clear leader, nobody has really carved out a definitive niche for themselves thus far. The Broncos and Chiefs continue to be the premier race. The Wildcard races for the final seeds are particularly hot, as it’s looking like .500 […]

If the Playoffs Started Today – NFL Week 7

Seven weeks into the season, there is only one unbeaten team left (Kansas City) and two winless teams (Tampa and Jacksonville). The AFC is starting to clump up. The NFC East finally has a team with a winning record. The Packers are making a run of things with Chicago and Detroit having issues. The NFL […]

Who is Steve Gregory?

If you watched the Patriots slaughter the Jets on Thursday night, there is probably a series of questions that have been on your mind. One question is, “who is Steve Gregory and where did he come from?” Well I know I certainly had to find out for myself after his wonderful performance on Thursday. Where […]

If the Playoffs Started Today – NFL Week 7

Seven weeks into the season, and there’s still no shortage of dramatic games. The Patriots barely avoided another upset. So did the Giants, for that matter. Houston took command of the AFC. San Francisco took over their division. The Wildcard situation, tight as it is, makes for a constantly shifting group of teams. With everything […]

If the Playoffs Started Today – NFL Week 6

Six weeks into the season, many teams are finding it difficult to pull ahead in their divisions. The juggernauts of Baltimore, Houston and Atlanta are the only ones to lead their divisions by more than one game. The AFC East is in a four-way tie, and the NFC West is in a three-way lead, with […]

If the Playoffs Started Today – NFL Week 5

After Week 5, there have been plenty of highlights. The Saints finally won. The Cardinals finally lost. The AFC North is once again a power division. All NFC West teams are somehow above .500. Everyone except the Browns has won. Everyone except the Texans and Falcons has lost. The standings are undergoing changes, so let’s […]

If the Playoffs Started Today – NFL Week 4

And just like that, a quarter of the NFL season is already behind us. That pesky lockout of the officials ended in time for Week 4. Not a moment too soon for everyone, but even after the regular refs were back, the Packers had trouble getting a break against the Saints. It a big surprise […]

Ryan Fitzpatrick’s Football Intelligence Not Up to Harvard Standards

Humorist Dave Barry once wrote that Harvard University “for more than three centuries has produced graduates who, no matter what their philosophical differences, are all dedicated to the lofty goal of subtly letting you know that they went to Harvard.” Former Harvard Crimson and current Buffalo Bills quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick hasn’t needed to purse his […]

If the Playoffs Started Today – NFL Week 7

Seven weeks into the season, some of the ties are just starting to break up. Others remain, but every division has a definitive leader, if only half a game. Cincinnati has come roaring back, while Detroit is on a losing streak all of a sudden. New Orleans is back on top of the NFC South, […]

If the Playoffs Started Today – NFL Week 5

With another week done in the NFL, and teams starting to have byes, many teams are still fighting to take control of their divisions and conferences. The Lions and Packers remain unbeaten, while the Rams, Colts and Dolphins remain winless. At this stage, only San Francisco has a multiple-game lead in their division; three other […]

If the Playoffs Started Today – NFL Week 4

We’re already through a quarter of the NFL season, and we’ve already seen a lot of surprises. Some people though Detroit would be good, but I don’t think anyone thought they’d be 4-0 good. Buffalo finally knocked off New England. Philadelphia has been quite lackluster. Tampa’s holding their own in the ultra competitive NFC South. […]

New England Patriots Report Card: Week 2

Welcome back to Sports of Boston’s weekly report card for your New England Patriots. After a record-setting offensive explosion in Week 1, the Patriots continued their near-unstoppable passing attack Sunday, beating the Chargers 35-21. So who stood out and who hung back? Read on and find out! Quarterback: A Tom Brady followed his record-setting game […]

Patriots Pull Away with 35-21 Win over Chargers

The New England Patriots were stellar on offense, defense and specials teams in Sunday’s 35-21 victory over the San Diego Chargers at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Mass. Quarterback Tom Brady passed for 423 yards and three touchdowns while the defense forced a quartet of turnovers to limit the San Diego passing game. The win is […]

Patriots vs. Chargers: Gameday Preview

The Patriots welcome the San Diego Chargers this Sunday for the 2011-2012 home opener at Gillette Stadium. Brady has a record of 4-1 against Philip Rivers and the San Diego Chargers, including the playoffs. Both quarterbacks are coming off great games and are looking to lead their teams to a 2-0 record. Rivers threw for […]

Patriots vs. Chargers: Ranking the Best Games of the 2000s

On Sunday, the New England Patriots (1-0) battle the San Diego Chargers (1-0) in a pivotal early season matchup and possible playoff preview come January. Throughout the 2000s, these two squads had some memorable contests, from epic postseason contests to the coming-out party of a franchise player. Below are the rankings of the most memorable […]