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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 […]

Reche Caldwell Latest ex-Patriot Arrested For Marijuana Possesion

First Laurence Maroney. Then Mike Vrabel (felony theft). And now Reche Caldwell. According to the Gainesville Sun, the former Patriots wide receiver was arrested after police pulled him over for a suspended license. The report says that deputies found a bag of marijuana next to the driver’s seat. Caldwell never lived up to the hype […]

PATS on the Back – Week 7 vs. Chargers

A win is a win, and that’s what the New England Patriots have to take from Sunday’s 23-20 victory over the mysterious San Diego Chargers. Why mysterious? Because how does a team rank at the top of the NFL in total offense and total defense (based on yardage), and still have just a 2-5 record? […]

Patriots Survive Chargers Fourth-Quarter Surge, Win in San Diego

In key situations in the fourth quarter, Stephen Gostkowski is the perfect field goal kicker. Kris Brown… not so much. Brown’s 50-yard field goal attempt, pushed back 5 yards by a San Diego false start penalty, bounced off the right goal-post, and the New England Patriots held on to beat the San Diego Chargers, 23-20. Brown’s missed field […]

Patriots Keys to Victory: Week 7 vs. Chargers

Fresh off an overtime victory over one of the league’s best last weekend, the Patriots are carrying a lot of momentum into their showdown with the San Diego Chargers this Sunday. Winners of their last three games, the Pats are hotter than any team in the NFL right now. The Chargers, on the other hand, […]