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The New England Patriots Lose to the Buffalo Bills in Week 17 Matchup
December 28th, 2014 at 4:37 PM
The New England Patriots lost to The Buffalo Bills 17-9 this afternoon at Gillette Stadium. ***PHOTO1*** Patriots Head Coach, Bill Belichick had Rob Gronkowski, Julian Edelman, Dan Connolly and Sebastian Volmer sitting on the bench in today’s game. Edelman is still recovering from a concussion, but it seems that the other...

The New England Patriots are Playing to Win on Sunday
December 23rd, 2014 at 7:26 PM
The New England Patriots have already secured a first round bye and home field advantage in the NFL playoffs, but they still plan on giving the Buffalo Bills their all on Sunday. The Patriots have never lost to the Bills at Gillette Stadium. ***PHOTO1*** Some teams would call this a throw away...

The New England Patriots Defeat the New York Jets 17-16
December 21st, 2014 at 5:51 PM
The New England Patriots snuck out of MetLife Stadium with a win today as they defeated the New York Jets 17-16. The win guarantees the Patriots will have a first round bye in the playoffs, and can clinch home field advantage throughout the playoffs if the Denver Broncos lose to...

The New England Patriots Will “Play to Win,” This Sunday Against the New York Jets
December 18th, 2014 at 5:28 PM
This Sunday the New England Patriots will face their AFC East rival, the New York Jets at MetLife Stadium. Despite the Jets 3-11 record, the Patriots will be playing to win the game in this week 16 matchup. ***PHOTO1*** “The records are what they are, but we are expecting their best game,”...

The New England Patriots Defeat the Miami Dolphins, Win AFC East Title
December 14th, 2014 at 6:43 PM
The New England Patriots have clinched the AFC East title for the sixth straight year beating the Miami Dolphins today 41-13. ***PHOTO1*** The Patriots had a slow start in the first half but defense and special teams kept them ahead of the Dolphins. “Our guys finished the game strong. We didn’t play well...

New England Patriots Vs Miami Dolphins Preview
December 13th, 2014 at 7:36 PM
The New England Patriots will be looking for revenge when they meet the Miami Dolphins this Sunday at Gillette Stadium at 1 pm. ***PHOTO1*** The Patriots will look to improve their record to 11-3 and increase their chances of securing home field advantage throughout the playoffs. The Miami Dolphins are fighting for...

The New England Patriots Must Win Their Last Three Games
December 9th, 2014 at 5:23 PM
The season is winding down and the New England Patriots have three games left. The team is 10-3 and should be on their way to the playoffs in January. ***PHOTO1*** Before the Patriots can lay claim to the AFC East title, or home field advantage in the playoffs, they must defeat all...

What We Learned From the Final Day of the Combine
February 27th, 2014 at 7:01 PM
The 2014 NFL Combine officially came to a close on Tuesday, as cornerbacks and safeties were the remaining positional groups to suit up for on-field workouts and various speed and agility drills.   The Patriots will have some flexibility in this year's draft, as they possess a pick in each of...

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...

New England Patriots Earn No. 2 Seed Behind LeGarrette Blount’s Career Performance
December 30th, 2013 at 6:03 PM
The New England Patriots locked up the second overall seed in the AFC and clinched a much needed first-round bye in the process with a 34-20 victory over the Bills, thanks in large part to the record-setting performance from unheralded offseason acquisition LeGarrette Blount.   Blount set a franchise record for...

New England Patriots Thrash Baltimore Ravens, Clinch AFC East
December 23rd, 2013 at 3:22 PM
Raise your hand if you saw this one coming. An undermanned Patriots team coming into one of the most hostile environments in the league?  Check.  A Ravens squad looking for its fifth consecutive win and fighting to keep their postseason hopes alive?  Check.  A 34-point trouncing of the defending Super Bowl...

New England’s Latest Miracle Comeback Falls Short
December 16th, 2013 at 7:47 PM
Dolphins 24, Patriots 20 It was well within their grasp.  For a moment on Sunday, it looked as though New England would add another signature drive to what has been a season defined by impossible finishes.  But their luck, (or clutch play, or mental fortitude, or opponents' willingness to wither) or...

New England Patriots Friday Practice Report
December 13th, 2013 at 1:10 PM
***PHOTO1*** Patriots wide receiver Aaron Dobson returned to action on Friday, marking his first practice appearance since being sidelined with a sprained foot after a week twelve victory over the Denver Broncos.  It is unclear whether or not Dobson will be able to get in enough reps to play in Miami, as...

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....

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...

Patriots’ Tackle Sebastian Vollmer Breaks Lower Leg, Out Indefinitely
October 28th, 2013 at 11:56 AM
FOXBOROUGH- The New England Patriots were dealt another decisive blow on the injury front Sunday, with the Boston Globe reporting that starting right tackle Sebastian Vollmer has suffered a broken bone in his right leg and may be out for the remainder of the season.   The injury occurred roughly halfway through...

Special Teams Error Dooms New England Patriots in 30-27 OT Loss to New York Jets
October 20th, 2013 at 5:54 PM
The New York Jets gave the New England Patriots their second loss of the season. After the Patriots forced overtime with a Stephen Gostkowski field goal with 19 seconds left in the game, the Patriots gave the New York Jets the win, ironically, off a special teams blunder. Jets kicker Nick...

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...

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...

AFC Playoff Picture Through Week 12
November 26th, 2012 at 7:00 AM
If the season ended today the Texans and Ravens would get first round byes with the Patriots and Broncos rounding out the other two division winners. Current AFC Playoff Picture 1. Texans (10-1) 2. Ravens (9-2) 3. Patriots (8-3) 4. Broncos (8-3) 5 Colts (7-4) 6. Steelers (6-5) In the hunt: Bengals (6-5), Dolphins (5-6) The Patriots remaining fives...