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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...

Patriots-Broncos: the Matchups That Will Decide the Game
January 18th, 2014 at 10:03 PM
Assuming you've tuned in at all this week to the talking heads on sports radio or the national pundits on one of a dozen TV shows dedicated to analyzing and dissecting every spec of Championship weekend in the NFL, one theme has been pervasive throughout: Tom Brady versus Peyton Manning....

Will New England Take a Look at Recently Released Ed Reed?
November 12th, 2013 at 5:01 PM
In a surprising bit of NFL news, the Houston Texans released veteran free-safety Ed Reed Tuesday.  After starting the season 2-0, the Texans are officially in a tailspin, having lost seven consecutive contests and now just one game clear of the recently winless Jacksonville Jaguars. In March, Houston signed Reed to...

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...

New York Jets Vs New England Patriots: Keys to Tonight’s Game
September 12th, 2013 at 5:10 PM
***PHOTO2*** Tonight's game between the New York Jets and New England Patriots is set to be an intriguing matchup to say the least. After both teams won on last second field goals in Week 1, the teams enter Thursday night looking to take an early stranglehold of the AFC East. The...

Rob Gronkowski Trains for Second Straight Day; Other News from Monday’s Practice
September 2nd, 2013 at 5:30 PM
***PHOTO1*** While the Patriots continued to fill out the tail end of their roster and their practice squad, the Patriots are continuing to get ready for the Buffalo Bills in Week 1 of the NFL season. Below are some of the practice notes and some snippets from the Bill Belichick press...

Sports Illustrated Reports That Aaron Hernandez Used PCP; Engaged in Thug-life Activities
August 27th, 2013 at 11:39 PM
***PHOTO1*** According to Sports Illustrated, Aaron Hernandez was a frequent user of PCP or angel dust. In the report written on Sports Illustrated, this information comes from a story that is on the Rolling Stone's website.  Also found in the the story is the fact that Hernandez always carried a gun on...

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...

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...

New England Patriots Sign Armond Armstead from CFL
January 30th, 2013 at 6:00 AM
Did Bill Belichick just do it again?  Tom Brady, drafted in the sixth round, Alfonzo Dennard in the seventh, and Armond Armstead, signed from the Canadian Football League (CFL). As a young USC Trojan, Armstead's NFL future was bright.  The hybrid defensive end/tackle recorded 59 tackles over 3 college seasons and his draft stock soared.  But that...

New England Patriots Lose AFC Championship to Baltimore Ravens 28-13
January 24th, 2013 at 5:06 PM
Unconquerable, unexcelled, unbeatable.  Unbowed, unbent, unbroken.  After a third Super Bowl championship in four seasons, the world of football could see the pair of Tom Brady and Bill Belichick as nothing but the aura of invincibility.  Now, 8 years after their last Super Bowl victory and shortly after another playoff loss,...

Football Helmet? Get This Guy a Tennis Racquet
December 7th, 2012 at 11:26 AM
Staying true to the classic basketball film Space Jam, Bill Belichick took the advice originally bestowed upon Michael Jordan to heart and made his team practice using racquetball rackets to simulate J.J. Watt and the Houston defensive line.   Although he's no Serge Ibaka, Watt, who stands at 6 ft 6...

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...

New England Patriots Lose Veteran Linebacker to Injury
August 10th, 2012 at 1:25 PM
Third-year New England Patriots linebacker Dane Fletcher tore his ACL in the left knee in Thursday night's preseason win over the New Orleans Saints. Fletcher, who started five games and made 10 appearances in 2011, suffered the season-ending blow during punt coverage in the first quarter. Head coach Bill Belichick, in a...

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...