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Connelly’s Top Ten: Harper Drop, Officials Desperate to be Liked, Run Out Clock

1. Patriots – Broncos: OFFICIALS – The Ghost of Ben Dreith Visits Patriots * As soon as the crowd volume went up – a bunch of guys in black and white shirts that never had a prom date realized they could be accepted by 80,000 people just by throwing their yellow flag up in their […]

Connelly’s Top Ten: Belichick’s Greatest Move

1. Patriots – Broncos Preview: * Worst memories in Denver – Sure Handed Mosi Tatupu fumbles / Ben Watson runs down Champ Bailey but ref doesn’t give him credit / Patriots allow Peyton Manning to stand in pocket and pick them apart / Raymond Berry starts Tony Eason over Doug Flutie * Orange Crush was […]

Connelly’s Top Ten: Patriots Win Despite Cannon’s Assassination Attempt on Brady

1. OFFENSE: * Starters on offense not available – Solder, Wendell, Devlin, Lewis, Edelman, Amendola * Marcus Cannon should be charged for crimes against humanity – has to be the worst game by an offensive line man in the history of the game * Why running left – wasn’t working * Wow Scott Chandler taken […]

Connelly’s Top Ten: Patriots vs. Rex

1. Patriots – Bills Preview: * Brady is 40-13 in November / 13-6 on Monday Nights / 95-15 at home / 24-3 against the Bills * For Rex – average women’s foot is a size 7.5 * Love ESPN coming to town – when does the Mortenson chant start? * Don’t forget traffic * Only […]

Connelly’s Top Ten: Another Sunday With No Patriots – UGH

1. Edelman vs. Brady in College: Edelman….4,997 yards passing / 30 TD / 2,483 yards rushing Brady………4,773 yards passing / 30 TD / NEGATIVE 150 yards rushing 2. Best local team player of all time: Tom Brady Bobby Orr Ted Williams Bill Russell Larry Bird Pedro Phil Esposito John Hannah David Ortiz Cam Neely Honorable […]

Connelly’s Top Ten: Patriots Treat Us Again!

1. Pats vs. Giants: MISC * One of the great Patriots regular season wins evah’ * Who threw up when the kick went through – Mercury Morris, Don Shula, Mike Felger, Goodell * The Giants couldn’t beat the Patriots without Collins, Lewis, Edelman, Vollmer, Solder, Wendell, Jackson, Cannon, Flowers * Biggest play of the game […]

Connelly’s Top Ten: David Tyree Worse Than Bucky Dent

1.Patriots vs. Giants Preview: * Wall Street Journal analyzed probability of undefeated season: Pats 13.4% / Bengals 3.7% / Carolina 2.1% * Patriots are 5-4 against Giants lifetime in regular season / 0-2 post season * Giants are PLUS 11 on takeaways which is first / Patriots are second with PLUS 7 * Giants are […]

Connelly’s Top Ten: Rolling, Rolling, Rolling – Keeps Those Doggies Rolling

1. Patriots go 8-0: MISC * Patriots are so good – the regular eason almost seems like an exhibition season for playoffs * Injuries Lewis, Vollmer, Harmon * Watching Gronk positioned in multiple sets / offensive line playing multiple positions – this must be the smartest team in NFL history * Jimmy Garoppolo has turned […]

Connelly’s Top Ten: Bring on the Fighting Snyder’s

1. Patriots – Redskins Preview: * Redskins playoff wins since Dan Snyder bought team in 1995 – TWO * Redskins wide receivers guaranteed monies $46mm / Patriots $12mm * Field goal kicker Dustin Hopkins has a long of 54 yards * Interestingly there were four Native American’s on the Redskins first team in 1933 * […]

Connelly’s Top Ten: 53 Shopping Days Left

1. Patriots round up after seven games: * Teams are 2-4 in the week after playing the Patriots * From Mike Reiss on ESPN – Vince Wilfork has never experienced a season with more than 6 losses – Houston already has six losses * Since 2009 – the Patriots are 27-24 when they score 30 […]

Connelly’s Top Ten: Tour Rolls Down the Highway

1. Patriots – Dolphins: * MISC * Tannehill’s face was classic when the snap went by his head for a safety * CBS showed Malden High School practice (kids in Texas and Florida must be wondering if that’s the freshman team) * Crazy man coach of the Dolphins Dan Campbell wasn’t looking so crazy * […]

Connelly’s Top Ten: Brady Leads Despite Drops

1. Patriots: MISC * You know Gisele was getting ready with – “He can’t catch it too!” * Think Ben Roethlisberger will file a complaint with the league after the Patriots forced TWO penalties by shifting on DEFENSE * I love Revis seeking out Brady at the end – dude you’re a loser – take […]

Connelly’s Top Ten: J-E-T-S / L-O-S-E

1. Patriots – Jets Preview: * So if this coach is the opposite of Rex Ryan – does he like hands? * Keep Fitzpatrick in pocket if he runs for more than 3 first downs – upset possible * Jets worth $2.6 billion / bought for $635 million in 2000 * Antonio Cromartie has more […]

Connelly’s Top Ten – Tour Stop Number 5 Sucessful

1. Colts – Patriots: MISC * On to the Jets * Vegas made a killing on the Colts covering the spread late in the game (Gronk almost ran back the on side kick) * In honor of Fleming taking over for Cannon – Peggy Fleming won gold in 1968 * I think Al Michaels told […]

Connelly’s Top Ten: Revenge Tour Pulls Into the Piped In Noise Dome

1. Colts Preview: * Jim Irsay – at one point he was given 400 oxycontin’s in a 24 days period / his mistress died of an overdose just days prior to arrest (bleacherreport) * Piped in crowd noise – how cheesy is that * Snitches get Stitches – Who is Gronk throwing out of the […]