// Stephen Gostkowski

PATS on the Back: Patriots vs. Bills, Week 1

Up until the final minutes of Monday night’s thrilling Patriots come-from-behind, season-opening 25-24 win over Buffalo, I was thinking this article was going to be extremely difficult to write. Through about the first 55 minutes of this game, it was hard to single out any Pats players to highlight, as the entire team was being […]

With Free Agents, Patriots Don’t Lose Sleep

Vince Wilfork might be ticked with the fact that he hasn’t been given a new contract, but that shouldn’t be a big surprise. Since Bill Belichick has taken over, it has been a fact that the team comes before any sole player. The sum is always greater than its parts. Since the Patriots won their […]

Pats Fall to Cincy in Preseason Homecoming, 7-6

When the most exciting play of a game is the extra point, you know you’re watching a stinker. Thursday night’s preseason game between the Bengals and Patriots was just that, and it was painful to watch. New England wasn’t able to muster much on the offensive side of the ball, and was unable to cross […]

Brady is Back, Wide Receivers Rejoice!

With Tom Brady’s return to the Patriots, there are high expectations coming from Foxboro, Mass. The last time Brady saw the field for a full season, he put together arguably the greatest statistical season by any quarterback to play the game. Now before we go any further, let’s look at what the Patriots accomplished in […]

Matt Light Sued For Nightclub Fight

According to the Boston Herald, Matt Light is being sued by the host, Jacob Herman II, of the exclusive Blue Room of Ultra 88, a Mohegan Sun nightclub in CT. Apparently, Herman was “trying to protect the patrons” when a scrum broke out. The incident allegedly occurred on New Year’s Eve 2007, where Light was […]

Gostkowski is an All-Pro

Patriots kicker Stephen Gostkowski was bestowed the honor of Associated Press first team All-Pro on Friday. 50 sportswriters from across the country submit ballots for a distinction greater than a Pro Bowl nod, simply because it includes the entire league. Gostkowski is the only Patriot to make the first team as Wes Welker made second […]

Welker, Gostkowski Voted to Pro Bowl

Patriots WR Wes Welker and K Stephen Gostkowski were named to their first Pro Bowl Tuesday. Welker will be a reserve behind Broncos WR Brandon Marshall and Texans WR Andre Johnson, and Gostkowski is the AFC’s only kicker on the roster. Welker currently has 102 receptions (2nd in the NFL) for 1,071 yards and two […]

Patriots 23, Rams 16 – The Verdict

Despite all the complaints and misgivings with backup QB Matt Cassel, you gotta take a step back and appreciate that he’s got the team to 5-2 and now in a virtual tie atop the AFC East. On Sunday, the strength of the offense – the wide receiver corps – let Cassel down on several occasions […]

Gametime: Broncos @ Patriots

The Teams: Denver Broncos (4-2) At New England Patriots (3-2) The Terms: Regular Season Week 7 The Place: Gillette Stadium, Foxboro, Mass The Time: 8:30 pm The Channel: ESPN 3 Burning Questions: How does the team respond from last Sunday night’s beat down: The blowout loss to the Dolphins was shocking, but last weekends dismantling […]

Patriots 19, Jets 10 – The Verdict

Against all odds, the Patriots defense stepped up and Matt Cassel controlled the game as New England took advantage of opportunities and beat the Brett Favre led Jets 19-10. Big plays all over the field from the defense led by Ellis Hobbs and Adalius Thomas. Here’s a look at The Verdict: How Will the Patriots […]

2008 Training Camp Preview: Special Teams and Coaching

Here’s the schedule for the training camp previews: Wednesday: Special Teams and Coaching Special Teams Key Departures: None Key Arrivals: Matthew Slater, Terrence Wheatley Breakdown The Patriots are loaded at special teams, so first we’ll look at the crowded areas which are punt and kick returns. The Pats have a plethora of options to return […]

El Clásico Preivew: Special Teams and Coaching

In the first of week long preview of the Colts vs. Pats (deemed El Clásico after a world famous European football rivalry between FC Barcelona and Real Madrid), I’ll take a look at the special teams and coaching of each team. Coaching: Bill Belichick: What is there left to say about coach Bill Belichick. Genius. […]

Pats cut Miller

When the regular season kicks off on September 9th at the Meadowlands, the Patriots will be sending out a punter not named Josh Miller for the first time since 2003. Josh Miller, left, and head coach Bill Belichick, right, after the Patriots Super Bowl XXXIX win in February 2005. (Courtesty of Boston.com) Miller, 37, was […]