Tagged: ‘Defense’

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...

Young Patriots Linebackers Capitalizing on Expanded Roles
January 13th, 2014 at 6:36 PM
The New England Patriots placed veteran linebacker Brandon Spikes on injured reserve last Monday, ending his postseason, and the move originally appeared to be a cut-and-dry roster move with a player that had been battling a knee injury for a number of weeks.  As it turns out, an ESPN report...

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....

Carolina Panthers’ Secondary- Overlooked and Disrespected?
November 18th, 2013 at 4:09 PM
After last Sunday's impressive road victory over the San Francisco 49ers propelled them to a 6-3 record, the Carolina Panthers have garnered kudos from the national media, especially on the defensive side of the football.  While most of the talk coming into Monday night's matchup versus the 7-2 Patriots has been...

Monday Night Matchup: the Carolina Panthers
November 13th, 2013 at 4:22 PM
The New England Patriots went back to work at Gillette Stadium Wednesday morning after having had extended time off throughout the bye week.  Head coach Bill Belichick and quarterback Tom Brady fielded questions from the media about arguably the hottest team in the NFL, the Carolina Panthers.  After an uninspiring 1-3...