// Wes Welker

ESPN’s Sport Science Says Gronkowski Could Have Caught Pass on MNF

In case you missed it, ESPN’s Sport Science studied the final play between the New England Patriots and Carolina Panthers on Monday Night Football to definitively answer the question everyone was asking: could Rob Gronkowski have caught that pass?

SoB Fantasy Football Top 50 Big Board: Week 12

Calvin Johnson is the new leader on the Big Board, becoming the first non-running back to hold the top spot.  He simply cannot be stopped and he’s even more valuable in PPR leagues.  He may even go first in some 2014 fantasy drafts.  LeSean McCoy moves back in the top five as he rests up […]

Has Danny Amendola Been Worth the Signing?

As the Patriots slide into their bye week with a 7-2 record and with nine dysfunctional, injury prone weeks of the NFL season behind us, it is time for some reflection. The Patriots offense has not looked like the powerhouse it was once and even Brady has had his fair share of struggles. The young […]

Are 2013 Broncos Better on Offense than 2007 Patriots?

On his Monday morning appearance on the Dennis & Callahan radio show, Adam Schefter likened the 2013 Denver Broncos to the 2007 New England Patriots: an “unstoppable force” meeting a series of extremely movable objects. After the Broncos racked up a franchise-high 52 points in a Week 4 win over the Philadelphia Eagles – behind […]

Notes and Observations Week 1: Patriots Squeak by Buffalo 23-21

To start off, it sure is great to have football season back. As great as the Boston Red Sox have been, there is still nothing as satisfying as the start of a new football season. This year there are certainly a lot of questions, especially on the offensive side of things after a loss in […]

Week 1 NFL Preview: New England Patriots vs. Buffalo Bills

This is it. Week one of the NFL season has finally arrived. It’s a bittersweet time since it also means the end of summer. But I have been anxiously awaiting this week all summer, the time when all the fantasy drafts and projections turn into results that no one saw coming. This year, the Patriots […]

Peter King Picks Patriots to Win Super Bowl

Sports Illustrated’s NFL preview issue is on newsstands, and senior writer Peter King has made his annual predictions, which include a fourth Super Bowl win for the New England Patriots. King also thinks Tom Brady will win his third MVP award in 2013, ultimately leading the Patriots to a 30-23 win over the Seattle Seahawks in […]

2013 Patriots Position Preview: Wide Receivers

The wide receiver position is a key focal point in the upcoming season for the New England Patriots. Wes Welker, who was Tom Brady’s favorite target the past six seasons, is now catching passes from Peyton Manning out in Denver. It will be a new cast for Brady this season which could pose a significant […]

Will the Patriot Miss Wes Welker This Season?

In a move that shocked Patriot nation in the offseason, receiver Wes Welker signed a two-year, $12 million deal with the Denver Broncos leaving New England in the dust. For months, many speculated the move by Welker was about more than just the money and in an recent interview with Sports Illustrated, Welker confirmed those […]

With Aaron Hernandez Gone, Fantasy Owners Should Hope Jake Ballard Can Ball

After Aaron Hernandez was released by the Patriots on Wednesday, Jake Ballard, who now projects to start at tight end for the Patriots, tweeted for the first time in almost a week: “Do you like a little kick in your coke Do you like it goin’ up in smoke Do you like it on a […]

Wes Welker will Stick it to Belichick This Fall

The countdown has already begun! Patriots nation, mark your calendars for Nov. 24 as it marks the much anticipated return of our beloved Wes Welker to Gillette as a Bronco. In the fall, Welker will get his chance to, as he so eloquently stated last year during an interview, “Stick it to Bill.” Not only […]

More Surgery Scheduled for Gronk

The New England Patriots started their OTA’s recently, but a big presence was missing for these practices. Rob Gronkowski, who recently had a fourth forearm surgery on May 21, was handed some more bad news recently, which has Patriots fans worried. Gronk will have to undergo another surgery in mid to late June, only this […]

2013 NFL Draft Preview: Some WRs Available for Patriots

Today, we preview another need for the Patriots: WR. For reference, here’s a reminder of where the Pats stand before the draft, in terms of picks: 1. Round 1, Pick 29 2. Round 2, Pick 27 (59 overall) 3. Round 3, Pick 29 (91 overall) 4. Round 7, Pick 20 (226 overall, from Buccaneers) 5. Round 7, Pick 29 (235 overall) Wide receiver After […]

Patriots Should Sign Ex-Raven Pollard

On Wednesday, the Baltimore Ravens continued dismantling its Super Bowl Champion roster (so painful to type) by releasing strong safety Bernard Pollard, the seventh player lost from last year’s team. Now that the Ravens’ leading tackler is on the market as a free agent, the New England Patriots shouldn’t hesitate for a second to sign that man. But […]

NFL Free Agency Update: Pats Lose Woodhead, Sign Washington, Jones

After making a splash by letting Wes Welker walk and signing Danny Amendola, the New England Patriots continued their active ways in the free agent market by making a flurry of signings over the past couple of days, as well as hosting a number of free agents. Take a deep breath, Patriots fans. There’s a […]