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Bill Belichick Fields Questions at Annual Owners Meetings in Orlando
March 25th, 2014 at 9:50 PM
The yearly NFL owners meeting was in full swing on Monday and Tuesday, where the financial backers of the multi-billion dollar brand that is the NFL gathered to discuss and improve the state of the league.   The owners hold both exclusive meetings amongst one another, and also answer a litany...

Why the New England Patriots Should Go All in for Andre Johnson
January 30th, 2014 at 7:11 PM
On Tuesday, Tom E. Curran of Comcast Sportsnet reported that the Patriots expressed interest in the possibility of acquiring star receiver Larry Fitzgerald from the Arizona Cardinals this past offseason.   ***PHOTO1*** Since then, the story has created a media frenzy in the Boston market, and not surprisingly, has fans salivating over a...

Turning the Page on the New England Patriots’ AFCCG Loss
January 24th, 2014 at 12:57 AM
The New England Patriots' loss in the AFC Championship game on Sunday was a bitter ending to an otherwise successful season.  A 12-4 record capped with yet another division crown only to fall in the conference title to a deeper, more talented football team in the Denver Broncos. In many ways, Sunday's...

As Postseason Arrives, Reflection is Necessary
January 10th, 2014 at 5:03 PM
The New England Patriots will begin their quest for the franchise's fourth Super Bowl championship on Saturday, and their first Lombardi trophy since 2004.  For Patriots diehards, that's nothing new.  What may be unfamiliar territory though, is just how this team has managed to position themselves nicely for another postseason...

AFC Wild Card: Breaking Down the Chiefs-Colts Matchups
January 4th, 2014 at 2:04 PM
Kansas City Chiefs @ Indianapolis Colts, 4:35 pm ET Wild card weekend has traditionally been one of the most exciting of the entire NFL season, even to a casual fan who may not have a rooting interest in either of the four matchups that will shape the rest of the postseason....

New England Overcomes Another Slow Start, Hands Houston 10th Straight Loss
December 2nd, 2013 at 4:05 PM
For the second consecutive week, it was a tale of two halves for the New England Patriots, who overcame a double-digit deficit at halftime on their way to a last-minute victory.  Heading into the game, the Patriots looked like overwhelming favorites to march into Reliant Stadium and win in convincing fashion....

Patriots Storm Back to Overcome 24-Point Halftime Deficit
November 25th, 2013 at 4:45 PM
Where to begin? If you lost hope and went to bed after the debacle that was the first half for the New England Patriots, suffice it to say that reading this article won't do the game justice.  In their most convincing Jekyll and Hyde impersonation in franchise history, the Patriots stormed...

Keeping Tabs on New England Patriots’ Divisional Rivals
November 7th, 2013 at 3:29 PM
At just past the halfway point of the 16-game regular season, the New England Patriots sit atop the AFC East division with a 7-2 record. Despite an abundance of new faces contributing on offense, and mounting injuries to key defensive players, the Patriots look poised for another deep playoff run....

Bill Belichick and New England Patriots Almost Draft DT Isaac Sopoaga
November 1st, 2013 at 2:47 PM
Earlier in the week the New England Patriots acquired DT Isaac Sopoaga from the Philadelphia Eagles in exchange for a late-round draft pick. The pickup gives the Patriots some much needed depth on the interior of the defensive line which has been ravaged by injuries.  At his press conference earlier today,...

Offensive and Defensive Thoughts After New England Patriots’ Home Win
October 28th, 2013 at 7:06 PM
  ***PHOTO1*** Offensive inconsistency continues: As has been the case throughout the first seven weeks of action thus far, quarterback Tom Brady and his receivers struggled to get into a rhythm early on against a revamped Miami defense.  On New England’s first offensive possession and for the second time in as many...

RB Shane Vereen in “day-to-day” Phase According to Bill Belichick
October 23rd, 2013 at 2:45 PM
RB Shane Vereen seemed like a real bright spot for the New England Patriots in the 2013 season opener against the Buffalo Bills. Vereen was a threat in the running game as well as in catching passes out of the backfield after replacing Stevan Ridley who was benched for fumbling problems....

Bill Belichick Blames Self for Penalty on Game Winning Field Goal
October 21st, 2013 at 3:36 PM
Every New England Patriot fan knows the play by now from Sunday's 30-27 overtime loss to the New York Jets. In case you have been living under a rock, Jets kicker Nick Folk missed a 56-yard field goal in overtime. However, there was a penalty on the play as Chris...

Bill Belichick Says Players Practicing but not Playing is Common
October 14th, 2013 at 7:27 PM
After reports came out that Patriots players are confused and annoyed that Rob Gronkowski has been practicing but not playing on Sunday, Bill Belichick addressed reporters about the subject earlier today. Pro Football Talk reports that Belichick says what Gronkowski does is a pretty common occurrence in the NFL. Specifically, his quote read, “There...

Are Expectations Too High for New England Patriots?
September 16th, 2013 at 12:33 PM
It might be fair to say after two weeks of NFL play that the New England Patriots are off the the shakiest 2-0 start in recent history. Of course, there's the timeless sports saying that "a win is a win," and to some extent this statement holds true in all...

Bill Belichick Talks to Reporters for First Time Since Arrest of Aaron Hernandez
July 24th, 2013 at 7:26 PM
***PHOTO1*** Earlier today Bill Belichick addressed the media for the first time since former tight end Aaron Hernandez was arrested and subsequently released from the team.  Belichick came to the microphone and addressed the media with a lengthy and seemingly prepared speech. He first addressed the death of Odin Lloyd and paid his...

ESPN Tabs Bill Belichick No. 7 in Their List of Top 20 Coaches of All Time
June 5th, 2013 at 5:27 PM
***PHOTO1*** Earlier today it was announced that New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick is the seventh greatest coach to ever stroll an NFL sideline. The ranking comes from ESPN.com's Greatest Coaches in NFL history series, featured on their website.  In honor of the 100th year anniversary of Vince Lombardi's birth, ESPN decided to...

Silver Medalist Jeff Demps Makes His Transition Back to Football
August 22nd, 2012 at 1:18 PM
Rookie New England Patriots running back/special teamer Jeff Demps made his debut today in a state he's rather familiar with. In Day 1 of the Patriots' joint training with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, the recent silver medalist got in on the action after waiting the NFL allotted three days after signing. To throw...

New England Patriots Pick up Olympic Sprinter Jeff Demps
August 17th, 2012 at 1:21 PM
Former University of Florida Gator Jeff Demps may not have had the kind of April he wanted, but he sure is having a heck of a July. After not getting picked up in the 2012 NFL Draft, Demps quit football momentarily to focus on track and the upcoming Olympics in London. Combined...

Key Patriots Return to Practice Today
August 15th, 2012 at 5:45 PM
Tight ends Rob Gronkowski and Aaron Hernandez, along with new wide out Brandon Lloyd, returned to New England Patriots practice today after the trio missed multiple training sessions. Per Greg Bedard of the Boston Globe, who was at Gillette Stadium to witness today's events, said, "The offense was buoyed by the return...

More Fights in New England Patriots Camp
August 3rd, 2012 at 5:41 PM
It's not too often a New England Patriots fan hears about his or her beloved team fighting amongst itself during training camp. ***PHOTO1*** Maybe tough competition that goes a tad overboard or a heated discussion between bubble players fight for positions. Sure, no big deal; however, as recent as today, players got...