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Grading the Patriots’ Offseason

With seventy-two days to go until the NFL season kicks off in Denver, Patriots fans have a right to be excited. Is it not exciting to be a die hard fan of one of the most potent teams, year in and year out? In such a weak division, the playoffs are usually a lock, and […]

Three Defensive Question Marks for the Patriots

Last week, three questions on offense for the Patriots were discussed. This week the focus is on defense, as the Patriots prepare for mini camp on June 7th. With the departure of Chandler Jones, which was likely a move to save money, the Patriots have an obvious vacancy at pass rusher that could be filled […]

Some Quick Thoughts On The Patriots 2016 Draft Class

In total, the Patriots selected 9 players overall during the 2016 NFL Draft. Without a first round pick, none of these players are particularly spectacular, but most, according to NFL Scouting Reports, seem coach-able. Regardless, all nine will be fighting for their jobs when training camp rolls up in late July. So without further ado, […]

Tom Brady ‘Not Read To Accept’ Court’s Ruling About Suspension

Patriots quarterback Tom Brady, perhaps the best player in the history of the league, is “not ready to accept” an appeals court’s ruling that he must serve his four-game suspension for #Deflategate. Yes, you heard that right – somehow, because of what two people in New York think, this 16-month saga will continue. Brady’s next […]

Patriots in talks to bring back Dante Scarnecchia

Mike Reiss of ESPN is reporting that the Patriots are in talks to bring back retired offensive line coach Dante Scarnecchia. The legendary offensive line coach retired after the 2013 season after having spent two decades coaching in New England. His replacement, Dave DeGuglielmo, had an up and down tenure in New England that ranged from […]

Honestly Not Even Mad, Just Very Disappointed after Patriots Loss to Broncos

Well, I was wrong. I was wrong dead to rights. I was a deer caught in the headlights on this one. I’m a man, so I’ll admit my wrongs. And, you know, after it’s all said and done, I’m not really mad. I’m sort of over it already, surprisingly. After 2014, even though I kept […]

Offensive Line Woes Help End Patriots Season

The Patriots came up two points short of a trip to the Super Bowl in their loss to the Broncos. There were several factors in the loss, but none bigger than the play of the Patriots offensive line. Tom Brady was hit 20 times and was constantly under pressure. Von Miller, Demarcus Ware and Derek […]

The Brady Bowl, and Why Peyton May be in Trouble

The AFC Championship game is coming this weekend, or as I like to call it- the Brady Bowl. Tom Brady has been to this thing 10 of the last 15 seasons, and that’s COUNTING the season he tore his ACL. This shows Brady’s true dominance of the game. He’s literally been to more Championship games […]

Chandler Jones had medical emergency Sunday

According to police records and several media outlets, Patriots defensive end Chandler Jones was hospitalized on Sunday due to a medical emergency. The cause of the hospitalization has not been made public. Jones arrived at the Foxborough police department on Sunday morning and was evaluated by five officers and subsequently taken to the hospital. An […]

Julian Edelman Cleared to Play Against Chiefs

There’s good news on the injury front for the Patriots, according to WHDH Sports Director Joe Amorosino. Wide receiver Julian Edelman has been cleared to play in Saturday’s game against the Chiefs.

Browns Interview Patriots Defensive Coordinator Matt Patricia

Even though the Patriots are in the throes of the NFL Playoffs, that doesn’t mean their attractive assistant coaches can’t seek head coach openings across the league. Defensive Coordinator Matt Patricia, who has been with the team for 12 years, interviewed with the Cleveland Browns on Saturday. 

Patriots to host Chiefs in Divisional Round

Thanks to the Steelers win over the Bengals last night, the Patriots will host the Chiefs on Saturday at 4:30 pm in their Divisional playoff game. The chiefs defeated the Texans 30-0 earlier yesterday. The meeting will be the first time the two teams have faced each other since Kansas City blew out New England […]

Tom Brady Suffered Sprained Ankle in Loss

An MRI on Tom Brady Monday showed that the quarterback suffered a sprained ankle as well as bruised ribs. The ankle injury occurred in the first half when Brady was rolled up on by Ndamukong Suh. Brady came off the field gingerly and had his ankle re-taped prior to the next offensive series. He did […]

Julian Edelman Likely Out Sunday

Tom E. Curran of CSNNE tweet that the chances of Julian Edelman returning to action on Sunday are “real long.” Edelman has been out since he broke a bone in his foot during the first half of the Patriots win over the Giants in November.  The timetable for Edelman’s recovery could open the possibility for […]

Notes and Observations Week 15: Patriots Clinch 1st Round Bye Handling the Titans 33-16

On Monday morning the Patriots came to an agreement with veteran, free agent running back Steven Jackson. Adding Jackson to the 53-man roster put the Patriots at a total of 75 different players making up the 53-man roster over the course of this season. The injuries have been noticeable and if this were any other […]