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Making Sense of the Johnny Manziel and Teddy Bridgewater Visits
April 2nd, 2014 at 7:05 PM
Top quarterback prospects Johnny Manziel and Teddy Bridgewater were both at Gillette stadium on Wednesday, occupying two of the total thirty spots that teams can designate to meet with NFL prospects before the official draft in May.  With number 12 still playing at an elite level and the team fresh off...

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....

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...

Controversy Aside, New England Fails to Execute in Key Moments
November 19th, 2013 at 3:25 PM
In the aftermath of Monday night's 24-20 loss to the Carolina Panthers, a widespread debate has ensued regarding the controversial non-call in the endzone on the final play of the game.  With just three seconds remaining on the game clock, Tom Brady faced pressure up the middle of the pocket...

Tom Brady, Pats Offense Gets Back on Track in Win Over the Pittsburgh Steelers
November 4th, 2013 at 4:50 PM
    Despite entering Sunday’s contest with an impressive 6-2 record and quality wins over the New Orleans Saints and Miami Dolphins, numerous question marks lingered about the Patriots’ offensive inefficiency.  In the midst of arguably the worst statistical season of Tom Brady’s career, much had been made about New England’s entirely rebuilt...

Sizing up Sunday’s Opponent: the Pittsburgh Steelers
November 1st, 2013 at 4:02 PM
When the NFL released the official regular season schedule back in April, Sunday's matchup between the New England Patriots and long time rival Pittsburgh Steelers looked like another classic matchup of two AFC title contenders.  Fast forward six months though, and Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger is already putting the game in...

Pittsburgh Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger: “Brady is the QB Best in the NFL”
October 30th, 2013 at 3:37 PM
Tom Brady's accolades and ability to win speak for themselves. After being drafted in the seventh round of the NFL Draft and leading the Patriots to it's first Super Bowl title the year after being drafted. Since then he has set numerous records and won three Super Bowls in total....

Tom Brady Upset Over Loss, Especially to New York Jets
October 21st, 2013 at 4:00 PM
The New England Patriots and New York Jets have had quite the rivalry since Rex Ryan has become the head man of the Jets. The teams have been pretty evenly matched when they have met up over the past several years. Yesterday, the Jets 30-27 overtime win gave them a...

Tom Brady Dispells Angst in Locker Room Over Rob Gronkowski’s Continued Absence
October 15th, 2013 at 1:07 PM
Much has been made about Rob Gronkowski's absence from the past couple of Sundays despite participating in every practice since the season has started. This past Sunday a source told ESPN's Ed Werder that teammates were curious and annoyed about how Gronkowski was practicing a lot during the week but then...

Tom Brady Points the Finger at Himself for Source of Patriots Offensive Problems
September 26th, 2013 at 2:50 PM
Tom Brady and the New England Patriots offensive struggles have been noted this season. Statistically, the Patriots have been frequent members in the Top 5 of most of the NFL's major offensive categories over the past several years. However, this year the Patriots are 22nd in points per game and 17th...

Tom Brady Advises Johnny Manziel to Tone It Down
September 5th, 2013 at 7:45 PM
***PHOTO1*** Tom Brady has never been known as a quarterback who looks to make headlines or taunt opponents. He is one of, if not, the quarterback every NFL franchise wishes to have in terms of their conduct both on and off the field. Well, earlier today Brady was on CNBC's Squawk...

Owner Robert Kraft Wanted Tim Tebow on the Team
September 3rd, 2013 at 10:12 PM
***PHOTO1*** The general view on Tim Tebow is that you either love him or you hate him. While he does not have many fans in the NFL in terms of his potential as an NFL quarterback, Tebow has at least one fan in his corner. Earlier today, ESPN reported that Patriots owner Robert Kraft...

Rob Gronkowski Returns to Practice in Full Pads; Tim Tebow Clears Waivers
September 1st, 2013 at 6:30 PM
***PHOTO1*** With the Patriots roster now set, the team will be focusing its efforts on their Week 1 opponent in the Buffalo Bills. As the team got off to practicing earlier today, tight end Rob Gronkowski was seen in full pads out on the practice field. As Erik Scalavino of Patriots Football...

Tom Brady Speaks to Michigan Football Team Before Tonight’s Preseason Game
August 22nd, 2013 at 5:20 PM
 ***PHOTO1*** The Michigan Wolverines got a nice surprise as they continued to get ready for their upcoming 2013-2014 football season. With the New England Patriots set to take on the Detroit Lions tonight in both team's third preseason game, quarterback Tom Brady made a return to his alma mater and spoke...

Tom Brady Cites 2008 Super Bowl Loss to New York Giants as Hardest Loss in Career
August 17th, 2013 at 6:25 PM
***PHOTO1*** Tom Brady and the New England Patriots haven't been accustomed to losing much, if at all, since Tom Brady has taken over as the starting quarterback in 2001. In fact, according to footballdatabase.com, the Patriots have gone 136-39 in the 175 games Brady has played for the team, good for...

Takeaways from New England Patriots Second Preseason Game
August 17th, 2013 at 5:36 PM
***PHOTO1*** The New England Patriots finished their third week of the preseason with a victory over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in their second game of the preseason. While it is preseason, there are some notable things that fans of the Patriots can takeaway from the 25-21 victory over the Buccaneers. 1. Injury,...

Tom Brady Returns in Time to Finish Joint Practices Against Tampa Bay Buccaneers
August 15th, 2013 at 9:28 PM
***PHOTO1*** New England can exhale as quarterback Tom Brady returned to practice today and was a full participant as well. After leaving practice yesterday due to his left knee being hit by offensive tackle Nate Solder in a drill, Brady appeared today at practice wearing a knee brace.  Despite being the man...

Tom Brady Leaves Practice with Knee Injury; Walks Off Under Own Power
August 14th, 2013 at 5:30 PM
***PHOTO1*** Update: After Tom Brady sustained a knee injury in practice earlier today, ESPN is reporting that a source told Ed Werder that Brady "will be fine" and is expected to return to practice Thursday. The Patriots will also re-evaluate Brady in the morning as well.   The New England Patriots and...

Tom Brady Talks About Aaron Hernandez with Peter King
July 23rd, 2013 at 6:17 PM
***PHOTO1*** New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady finally broke the silence and gave his remarks pertaining to former Patriot tight end Aaron Hernandez in an interview with Sports Illustrated's Peter King. The following question and answer session is seen on Peter King's newly launched website called the Monday Morning Quarterback. The following...

New England Patriots Training Camp Preview: Quarterbacks
July 14th, 2013 at 4:39 PM
***PHOTO1*** The unofficial start of football for New England Patriot fans is only 12 days away as training camp opens on July 26. As training camp approaches the New England Patriots hope to put a turbulent and un-Patriot like offseason behind them and get back to work. With the arrest of...