// Mike Vrabel

Gametime: Patriots At Dolphins

The Teams: New England Patriots (6-4) at Miami Dolphins (6-4) The Terms: Regular Season Week 12 The Place: Dolphin Stadium, Miami, FL The Time: 1:00pm The Channel: CBS 3 Burning Questions: Can the Patriots stop the wildcat? Ronnie Brown ran all over the Patriots in week three thanks in large part to the wildcat formation […]

Jets 34, Patriots 31 (OT) – The Verdict

Okay so it took a week to publish this, it won’t happen again! I have to say I nearly turned this one off when it was 24-6 and the Jets took over on downs late in the second quarter. You have to love the comeback by the Pats led by Matt Cassel and the final […]

Gametime: Patriots At Colts

The Teams: New England Patriots (5-2) at Indianapolis Colts (3-4) The Terms: Regular Season Week 9 The Place: Lucas Oil Stadium, Indianapolis, Indiana The Time: 8:15pm The Channel: NBC 3 Burning Questions: Can the Patriots front seven continue to step up? It sounds like beating a dead horse, but as usual the outcome of this […]

Patriots 41, Broncos 7 – The Verdict

Here’s the answers to some of the questions heading into the Monday Night Massacre at Gillette: How does the team respond from last Sunday night’s beat down? Quite simply, with a beat down of their own. The Patriots came with in with intensity, took care of the ball and most of all were OPPORTUNISTIC. The […]

Gametime: Broncos @ Patriots

The Teams: Denver Broncos (4-2) At New England Patriots (3-2) The Terms: Regular Season Week 7 The Place: Gillette Stadium, Foxboro, Mass The Time: 8:30 pm The Channel: ESPN 3 Burning Questions: How does the team respond from last Sunday night’s beat down: The blowout loss to the Dolphins was shocking, but last weekends dismantling […]

Chargers 30, Patriots 10 – The Verdict

Boy, was that ugly. After Stephen Gostkowski missed the 48-yarder which would’ve tied the game, 3-3, the Patriots never sniffed a victory. A total domination on both sides of the ball and I’ll dive more into the absence of Tom Brady in my 2-Point Conversion column. Here’s a look at the answers to the questions […]

Gametime: Patriots at 49ers

The Teams: New England Patriots (2-1) At San Francisco 49ers (2-2) The Terms: Regular Season Week 5 The Place: Candlestick Park, San Francisco, CA The Time: 4:15pm The Channel: CBS 3 Burning Questions: How will the Patriots respond? It’s put up or shut up time for the Pats as they enter the most difficult part […]

Gametime: Patriots At Jets

The Teams: New England Patriots (1-0) vs. New York Jets (1-0) The Terms: Regular Season Week 2 The Place: Giants Stadium, East Rutherford, NJ The Time: 4:15pm The Channel: CBS 3 Burning Questions: How will the Patriots respond? Losing an MVP quarterback in the first week of the season to a year long injury is […]

2008 Training Camp Preview: Linebackers

Here’s the schedule for the training camp previews: Friday: Linebackers Saturday: D-Line Sunday: O-Line Monday: Tight Ends and Wide Receivers Tuesday: Quarterbacks and Runningbacks Wednesday: Special Teams and Coaching Linebackers Key Departures: Roosevelt Colvin, Junior Seau(?) Key Arrivals: Jerod Mayo, Victor Hobson Breakdown Probably the most intriguing position heading into training camp is linebacker, considering […]

Eight Patriots Named to Pro Bowl Roster

The Patriots tied a franchise record this season with eight Pro Bowl selections, including seven starters. The complete list of Patriots headed to Honolulu Starters: QB Tom Brady WR Randy Moss T Matt Light G Logan Mankins DT Vince Wilfork OLB Mike Vrabel CB Asante Samuel Reserves: C Dan Koppen

El Clásico Preview: Linebackers

In the third edition of a week long preview of the Colts vs. Pats (deemed El Clásico after a world famous European football rivalry between FC Barcelona and Real Madrid), I’ll take a look at the linebackers for each team. Patriots Mike Vrabel, Tedy Bruschi, Adalius Thomas, Junior Seau, Roosevelt Colvin: The Patriots possess the […]

Vrabel Fined

Mike Vrabel has been fined $5,000 by the NFL for an unnecessary roughness penalty against the Browns. Vrabel allegedly pushed a Brown towards the quarterback when Derek Anderson was attempting to spike the ball near the end of the 34-17 Pats win. Vrabel has said he will appeal the fine. My Take: This is a […]

Vrabel scores again

After a sensational 49-yard run by Sammie Morris and two minute gains by Heath Evans gave the Patriots a 3rd and goal from the one, Brady hooked up on a one yard touchdown to Mike Vrabel. Vrabel now has nine career catches – all of which have been touchdowns. Two have come in the playoffs. […]

Patriots’ Captains Decided for 2007 Season

Junior Seau was selected to be a captain for the first time in his NFL career. ESPN.com reports: The players selected Seau, 38, in a vote this week, along with quarterback Tom Brady, running back Kevin Faulk, defensive end Ty Warren and linebackers Tedy Bruschi, Mike Vrabel and Larry Izzo, the Patriots said Thursday.