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Is Aaron Dobson the Next Alshon Jeffery?

One of the less-heralded stories of the 2013 NFL season was the emergence of Chicago WR Alshon Jeffery as one of the league’s elite wide receivers. Jeffery ranked second in the NFC in receiving yards, coming up 72 yards shy of outpacing position standard-bearer Calvin Johnson. The performance of the second-year wideout was among the […]

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Position Analysis: Defensive Line

Anybody who watched the AFC Championship game had to be thinking, are the Patriots defensive lineman overmatched, hung over, falling victim to the altitude, or has Peyton Manning been covered in the Ebola virus? This no-show, against a Denver offensive line that was continuously pushed back into Manning’s face two weeks later by Seattle, was […]

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Round Table: Brady/Manning Revisited

How does the Broncos loss in Super Bowl XLVIII alter the Brady/Manning debate, if at all? Jason: I don’t think it alters the great debate much, but it did contribute to the old narrative that Manning has the numbers, but Brady has the rings. Lombardi trophies shouldn’t be the only measure of a player’s success, but when two guys are pretty […]

Round Table: Emulating the Seahawks

In light of Seattle's dominating victory on Sunday, do you feel differently about how the Patriots' front office should go about re-tooling the roster for the 2014 season? Rick: I don’t feel as different about the re-tooling of the Patirots’ roster because it is tough to emulate that kind of defense, as Aaron Rodgers said earlier […]

Round Table: Pats in the Super Bowl

If the Patriots had found a way to get past Denver, would they have had a chance of knocking off Seattle, or were the Seahawks simply too dominant in Super Bowl XLVIII? Raj: I still think they would. Yes we saw Seattle's defense and what they did. Remarkable. However, when it comes to the NFL's best defenses, […]


Round Table: Top Draft Need

What is the position that you'd most like to see the Patriots address in the draft? Rick: With the Patriots picking towards the end of the first round, I would like to see them go after a tight end. With no Gronkowski and no Hernandez, the Patriots ran most of their offense without a tight end […]

NFL Pick ‘Em Results

While his win wasn't nearly as convincing as the Seahawks, Jason manage to walk away with the 2013 Pick 'Em Title.  This marks the second victory for Jason, who won our initial competition back during the 2010 season.   For those of you who care (does anybody care), here is a list of our year […]

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Congratulations to the Seattle Seahawks!

Good evening, everyone! I assume everyone watched Super Bowl XLVIII on FOX tonight. This article is not meant to be a recap. Rather, this article is to recognize the Seattle Seahawks and their fans. On behalf of everyone at FoxboroBlog, we congratulate the Seahawks and their fans on the victory tonight over the Denver Broncos. […]

Patriots Picked to Win the Super Bowl

http://youtube.com/watch?v=3d35N5C49kU And here I've gone and spent the last two weeks feeling bitter for no reason!  Apparently Tom Brady and the Patriots WILL be making an appearance in tomorrow's big game.  This doctor has been "following" the team and has confirmed it.  He even picked them to win! Being a doctor myself, I can unabashedly […]

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Round Table: Missing Piece

If the Patriots get back all of their injured players, will that be enough to get them over the hump and put them in serious championship contention, or do they need to bring in another big-time talent through a trade or free-agency? Raj:  I think they'll already be in serious championship contention with everyone healthy. […]

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Round Table: Top Free Agent

Which Patriots free agent should be the team's top priority heading into 2014? Jason:  An argument could be made for Talib, but after watching him hobble off the field for the eleven thousandth time on Sunday, I'd just as soon let him walk. Edelman is the easy choice simply because you can count on him to be out […]

NFL Pick ‘Em: Super Bowl

Forget the matchup of the NFL's #1 offense vs. it's #1 defense.  The real drama is here in the Foxboro Blog Pick 'Em game.  With Raj and myself squarely out of the running for this year's title, it all comes down to Jason vs. Rick in the last game of the season.   To recap, […]

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Round Table: Winning It All

After watching the other three teams playing in Championship weekend, did the Patriots have a real chance at winning the Super Bowl, or were they simply missing too many pieces to truly compete against the league's most elite teams? Raj:  I still think they had a shot. They've been proving teams wrong all year. But […]

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Round Table: Same Old Wes?

Has your opinion of Wes Welker changed at all after last Sunday's game? Jason:  I don't think Welker did anything abhorrent, so Sunday did nothing to change my opinion. Coach Belichick is right that the hit was deliberate, but he didn't go low and didn't appear to have an intent to injure Talib. It looked to me like […]

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Round Table: Keeping Quiet

Should Belichick have just kept quiet and not brought up the Welker/Talib hit in his Monday press conference? Rick:  Yes, Belichick should have just kept quiet because I don’t think his comments at the press conference were solely about the hit by Welker. If the player that hit Talib was Eric Decker, I don’t think he […]