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Connelly’s Top Ten – Gronk is Broke, Horford not Broke, Brady Doesn’t Choke

1.Patriots vs. Rams *Gronk hurt again – ugh. This season is following last year’s path – they started 10-0 and finished 3-5 * Goodell’s whole week was made with this injury *Tom Brady is 1,132 yards short of passing Dan Marino for 4th on all time passing yards (behind Manning, Favre and Brees) * A […]

Connelly’s Top Ten – Season is Over and Window is CLOSING!

1.Patriots vs. Jets   MISC   ·         Season is over, they have no offensive creativity (Except one double pass), Gronk hurt, Brady really hurt, Bennett hurt, defense one of the worst in the last fifteen years – can’t pressure QB or cover anyone – its over. Sorry! ·         Gotta love them picking on Revis for […]

Connelly’s Top Ten – Walt Anderson, Eddie Johnston, Turkey Sandwiches

1.Patriots vs. Jets   ·         Brady still hurt from the insane cheap shot by Kam Chancellor – of course no repercussions from the league because it was on Brady ·         Speaking of the league’s collective effort to get Brady – interesting that Walt Anderson’s crew was not disciplined for the Monday night fiasco weeks ago […]

Connelly’s Top Ten – Giving Thanks on Thanks Giving

I am thankful for………. Bill Belichick – the greatest sports coach of all time – beyond debate now Tom Brady – I think you would have to say one more Super Bowl and he passes Bill Russell as the greatest player in Boston history – who would imagine that we would ever have that conversation […]

Connellys Top Ten – Brady Reigns in Rain

  1.Patriots vs. 49ers:   MISC   ·         Spend thousands and fly to San Fran and sit in the rain – not priceless ·         Right now I feel like 60% – 40% that Gostkowski is going to hit an extra point ·         Is an extra point to kickers like a closer in a non-close situation? […]

Connelly’s Top Ten: Posse!

1. Patriots vs. 49ers: · Belichick 230 wins vs. Bill Walsh 92 wins · Gronk 69 touchdowns to Dwight Clark’s 48 · Brady 22 playoff wins to Montana 16 playoff wins · QB’s on the active roster this week – their draft position: Gabbert – 10 / Kapernick – 36 | Garappollo 62 / Brady […]

Connelly’s Top Ten: Edelman Lays Eggs (so did the coordinators)

1. Patriots vs. Seattle: MISC · There was a bad feel to this game from the second drive on – disjointed – It was a frustrating game all night · Tough to watch passive defense and unimaginative play calling · I would bet that Chandler Jones and Jamie Collins were texting each other watching Russell […]

Connelly’s Top Ten – Thank You Veterans!

1. Patriots vs. Seattle: · Seattle has beaten one team with a winning record this year · Games away from home last 15 games – record 7-7-1 · Jimmy Graham and Gronk have 125 TD’s between them · Wilson 16 sacks · Richard Sherman hasn’t been seen since he was at a loss for words […]

Connelly’s Top Ten: We Survived the Bye Week!

1. Patriots Fun Facts during the bye: · Five Patriots are on pace for 500 yards in receiving – Gronk, White, Edelman, Hogan, Bennett · Butler is on pace to deflect 22 passes · The top three tacklers are from the secondary – Chung, Ryan, McCourty · 2011-2016 first round picks projected to dress next […]

Connelly’s Top Ten: Bye Week, Satchel Paige and Joe Maddon Lucky Man

1.Patriots Bye – What to do • Finish Halloween candy • Watch all three debates followed by the Exorcist • Delete all your emails from your home server • Wear a goofy Trump hat • Send a sympathy card to Jamie Collins (I am willing to bet that the Patriots could have got more value […]

Connelly’s Top Ten: Ryans are Clowns, Gronk and the Beatles

1. Patriots vs. Bills: MISC · That was a Chamber of Commerce day for Buffalo – cold rain is as good as it gets · Is it me or is Dan Fouts rooting for the Bills – couldn’t get off the Hightower late hit non-call / he called a pick play on Buffalo “well designed” […]

Connelly’s Top Ten: Krug Misfires, Gostkowski Thinking About it, Jeremy Lin Run

1. Patriots vs. Bills: · Who would be insane enough go up to Buffalo with a Patriots shirt? · Bills have lost three games by a combined 15 points · Taylor is sacked every 11.2 attempts / Brady every 25.25 attempts · Tight end Charles Clay is a Patriots killer · Gostkowski missed two field […]

Connelly’s Top Ten: Patriots Stink and Win

1. Steelers vs Patriots: Misc · Gostkowski – are you worried yet · Is Matthew Slater not the same special teams player this year Brady · Ran for three first downs · Amazing seam pass to Gronk · I hate when the other team is more physical · Brady wasn’t pleased with Malcom Mitchell giving […]

Connelly Top Ten: Lester, 2nd Basemen, Michelle’s Mom

1. Steelers: * No Ben * Gotta be leading the NFL in pot smokers over the last ten years * Steelers have 24 inductees in Hall of Fame * Patriots have two hall of famers – Hannah and Tippett (if you give them credit for Curtis Martin or Michael Haynes – 4) * Great receiving […]

Connelly’s Top Ten: Bengals in Town – Hide the Woman and Children and Lock the Doors

1. Patriots vs. Bengals: MISC · Rumors are the Foxy Lady had to triple their security Saturday night with the Bengals in town · Should have got Blount out of that game – the Bengal punks were bringing out the worst in him – lucky he didn’t do something silly · Pacman went for Gronk’s […]