// Wes Welker

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 […]

Pats Pass on Welker, Sign Amendola for Five Years, $31M Instead

Well, it didn’t take long for Bill Belichick and the New England Patriots to replace wide receiver Wes Welker. Within hours of Welker’s departure to the Denver Broncos on a two year, $12 million contract, the Patriots  have reached a five year agreement with former St. Louis Rams receiver Danny Amendola, according to ESPN’s Adam […]

Wes Welker Agrees to Two-Year Deal with Denver Broncos

UPDATE: Deal is worth $12 million The Denver Broncos have successfully accomplished what the New England Patriots could not manage to do, and that is come to an agreement with WR Wes Welker. Welker agreed to a two-year deal today, successfully taking Tom Brady’s favorite target out of New England. After Tom Brady signed an […]

Ravens’ Ray Lewis Used PEDs to Return in Time for Playoffs

Apparently Wes Welker’s wife forgot to add one item to her scathing Ray Lewis rant on Facebook: Cheater. According to a story in Sports Illustrated’s next issue, Lewis used a banned substance during his recovery from a torn right triceps, and despite that he will be playing in Super Bowl 47. Mitch Ross, who owns Sports with Alternatives […]

Positives and Negatives: Patriots Season Over

After the sting from the disappointing end to the New England Patriots’ season has subsided, it’s time to take an objective look at the game for some Positives and Negatives. Positives The run-stopping defense looked excellent in the first half, as they managed to contain the two-headed rushing attack of Ray Rice and Bernard Pierce […]

Notes and Observations from The AFC Championship Game, Ravens Beat Patriots 28-13

To begin, sorry this is late. After going to the game and witnessing this lack of performance first hand, I needed a day to gather the correct thoughts on the latest in our recent gut-wrenching failures. This final notes and observations will be more of a final impression of the season as well as the […]

Wes Welker’s Wife Reminds Everyone Ray Lewis Was Indicted for Murder, Has 6 Kids by 4 Women

Now that the Ravens are heading to the Super Bowl, we are probably going to hear about Ray Lewis’s retirement for two weeks now. The legendary Ravens linebacker announced before the playoffs that this would be his last season in the NFL, so with the Super Bowl as his final game, media outlets will be […]

Patriots Top Texans 41-28; Advance to 2nd Straight AFC Championship Against Baltimore

The New England Patriots advanced to their seventh AFC Championship in the Belichick era on Sunday night, topping the Houston Texans 41-28 at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Mass. The team received contributions from multiple players, both on offense, defense, and even special teams. New England was in control throughout, never relinquishing their lead after a […]

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 […]

SoB Crystal Ball: Predicting 2013 More Successfully than the Mayans

Now that it’s finally clear the Mayans didn’t bring about the end of the world, SoB can get down to business making some predictions for the new year. What sort of predictions, you ask? Fearless ones. Bold ones. Zero regard for possible Patriots playoff jinxes. Projected presidential candidates running on the Papa John’s platform. Celtics […]

Notes and Observations from Week 17: Patriots 28, Dolphins 0 – Patriots Clinch #2 Seed

The Texans lost to the Colts in the early afternoon games which set the Patriots up to control their own destiny to gain a first round bye in the playoffs. Playing against the Miami Dolphins nothing is a guarantee. The Patriots needed the win to guarantee the first round bye. First Half – Being slightly […]

Positives and Negatives: Patriots Outlast Jaguars in a Sloppy Contest

Were those really the New England Patriots who took the field in Jacksonville last Sunday? Both the offense and defense looked positively sluggish following their emotional loss against the 49ers, but there is no excuse for the way they played against a team destined for the first or second pick in the NFL draft. For […]

Notes and Observations, Week 16: Patriots Escape Jacksonville with 23-16 Win

Going into Jacksonville Sunday, the Patriots already had their playoff spot figured out. They will most likely be the third seed unless somehow the Broncos and Texans fall apart in the final two weeks. They had three major starters out with Rob Gronkowski, Brandon Spikes, and Alfonzo Dennard all not making the trip. The Patriots […]