// Tedy Bruschi

Notes and Observations from the Divisional Playoffs: Patriots Advance Beating the Texans 41-28

There was a ton of talk heading into this game. Everyone expected it to be a close game after the Patriots embarrassed the Texans in Gillette back in week 14. However it was more of the same as the Patriots showed the rest of the NFL that they are the class of the league. First […]

2012 Patriots Linebackers Preview: Experienced Youth

At first glance, the Patriots’ linebacker position should excite fans of the team. They are a relatively young group, the oldest being Niko Koutouvides (31), and they already have a tremendous amount of experience. The young linebackers helped lead a struggling defense to the Super Bowl last season, and with a full year playing together […]

Patriots Name Brown, Law, Bruschi, Bledsoe Honorary Captains for Sunday

Sunday’s AFC Championship Game marks the 15th season since the Patriots hosted their first AFC Championship Game on Jan. 12, 1997. That day, the Patriots earned their second trip to the Super Bowl, beating the Jaguars 20-6. Of course, the team lost the Super Bowl to Brett Favre’s Green Bay Packers 35-21. In honor of […]

Former Patriots Harrison, Bruschi Rip WR Chad Ochocinco

In a game that featured a 517 yard passing attack, Patriots receiver Chad Ochocinco contributed to only 14 of those yards with one catch Monday night against the Dolphins. After being nearly absent from the stat sheet, Ochocinco still felt like talking about Tom Brady’s video game like performance. He took to his usual outlet, […]

Former Patriot Bruschi to Join NFL’s Climb up Mt. Kiliminjaro

Tedy Bruschi may just be one of the toughest competitors to put on a professional uniform here in New England, and now he’s out to prove it again. The three-time Super Bowl Champion and former New England Patriots linebacker, along with former Tennessee Titans coach Jeff Fisher and former Eagles tight end Chad Lewis, will […]

Wes Welker Returns to Practice: Too Soon?

When the Patriots took the field for OTAs on Wednesday, a familiar, but unexpected face took the field with them. Only four months removed from major surgery to repair his torn ACL and MCL, Wes Welker was just another Patriots player getting some reps in under the beating sun. Extent of Activity While he did […]

Patriots Release Adalius Thomas

The New England Patriots cut linebacker Adalius Thomas on Monday, and for most Patriot’s fans one word sums up his departure: finally. Or maybe one phrase: It’s about [insert expletive] time! Monday’s releasing of Thomas came as little surprise to many, and ended a three-year tenure that can only be described as a marriage from […]

Patriots All-Decade Team: 2000′s

Patriots All Decade Team: QB: Tom Brady Honorable Mention: Drew Bledsoe, Matt Cassel It was the easiest selection on the list. The day Drew Bledsoe was knocked out of a game in 2001, was the day Tom Brady emerged as one of the greatest quarterbacks of all time. He is a three time Super Bowl […]

Tedy Bruschi Signs with ESPN

According to the Boston Herald, retired Patriots linebacker Tedy Bruschi has reportedly signed on to be an in-studio NFL analyst with ESPN. Bruschi will be used on NFL Live and Sportscenter broadcasts, and may participate in interactive chats for the new ESPN-Boston website, which will start up soon. It looks as if Spygate (remember that!?!?) did […]

Patriots 38, Giants 27 – 3 Things We Learned

The Patriots beat the Giants in the fourth meaningless game of the pre-season last night at Gillette, overcoming an early 21-0 deficit. Here’s three things we learned from the game: 1. BenJarvis Green-Ellis Should Be on the Team Spare me the addage that his performance (29 carries, 125 yards, 3 TDs) was against third and […]

Bruschi Leaves a Legacy Behind in New England

There is no player that embodied what it meant to be a Patriot more then Tedy Bruschi. Now, after 13 seasons, he will hang up his cleats and leave the game as a three-time Super Bowl champion and one of the greatest Patriots of all time. During the press conference Monday, Bruschi was alongside coach […]

Tedy Bruschi Retires

During the Chicago-Denver Sunday Night Football game, it was learned that Tedy Bruschi will be hanging up the jersey for good and retiring from football. His official announcement is set for tomorrow during Monday Night Football. Bruschi played 13 seasons in the NFL, all with the New England Patriots. I don’t think this news comes […]

Junior Seau Returning to NFL?

Say It Isn’t Seau? Will Junior Seau make a return to the Patriots during the season? Only time will tell. Seau told a radio station in San Diego that he will keep in shape should the Pats call during the upcoming season. “I‘ll definitely look at it at the end of October or November,” Seau […]

What Else is Left for Bruschi?

This fall will mark Tedy Bruschi’s fourteenth and possibly final season as a New England Patriots linebacker. Once his contract is fulfilled, the question is, where does he go from here? The idea of retirement is looming in the air. When the Patriots drafted him in 1996, Bruschi looked great on paper. While playing college […]

Patriots Season Grades: Linebackers

The Patriots have been blessed with strong linebacker corps since the Super Bowl run started in 2001. In the last two years the questions have been mounting as injuries and age have crept up to a once formidable unit. The Pats had some old and new faces in 2008 to mixed results. Here are the […]