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What Was the Key to Beating the Broncos?

Kyle:  The biggest key to the Pats’ victory was the physical play of the defense. It was just like old times with the Flying Elvis’ throttling anything in white. Games, and poundings, like these stay with the losing team for a few weeks. The play that set the tone was early in the first quarter […]

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The Ultimate Weapon: Week 10 Risers and Fallers

I spend at least an hour and a half Monday through Friday listen to Boston sports talk radio on my way to and from work.  This being Brady/Manning week, I was treated to a never ending monologue about how Tom Brady doesn’t have the weapons that Peyton Manning does and question after question about why […]


Patriots Trot into Bye Week with Critical Win Over Broncos

Good evening, Patriots fans! We got to see another classic: The 16th clash between two future hall-of-fame quarterbacks – Peyton Williams Manning vs. Thomas Edward Patrick Brady, Jr. We knew the Patriots had the edge in this game since it took place at Gillette Stadium and Manning has always struggled against Brady in the Foxboro […]

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Does Today’s Game Have Super Bowl Implications?

Rick:  If the Patriots lose Sunday’s game, it wouldn’t end their chances of making the Super Bowl, but it would definitely put a dent into them. A loss would give the Broncos the head-to-head tiebreaker and make it more likely with New England’s difficult schedule after the bye week that Denver would host a playoff rematch. The key […]

Week 9 NFL Pick ‘Em

Another week, another round of Pick ‘Em.  However, this just isn’t any week here in New England.  It’s Broncos week.   And that means we’re breaking from routine and actually putting the Patriots up for debate in this week’s contest.  Time to see which of us bloggers are willing to go against the grain and […]

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Preview – Patriots vs. Broncos

The New England Patriots (6-2) continued their hot streak last Sunday afternoon when they won their fourth game in a row against the Chicago Bears at Gillette Stadium. In a 51-23 blowout, Tom Brady only threw five incomplete passes while passing for 354 yards and five touchdowns. Since the loss to the Chiefs, Brady has […]

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Progression Towards the Mean: Week 8 Risers and Fallers

Four weeks ago, it seemed as if the entire world was questioning whether Tom Brady was declining and if the Patriots penchant for trading down in the draft and shopping for value had finally caught up with them.  There is a phrase in statistics called “regression towards the mean”.   If you happen to take a […]

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New England Destroys Chicago At Home in Bearrific Blowout

Good afternoon, Patriots fans! Our New England team took on the Chicago Bears in an important game at Gillette Stadium. I almost had tickets to this game and I seriously wish I could have witnessed the Patriots blowout the Bears in person (could not go as my family and I are observing Diwali). Nonetheless, it […]

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Should the Patriots Make a Deadline Trade?

Raj:  Right now, the Patriots should prioritize at OL, DL, and LB because those are some shaky areas on this team right now. They could get Dane Fletcher back from Tampa Bay to add more depth. Speaking of Tampa Bay, should the Patriots feel the need to add another receiver, I don’t see why they […]

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Preview: Patriots vs. Bears

It was an ugly win for the New England Patriots (5-2) last Thursday night against the New York Jets, but a win that the team will definitely take it. Despite giving up over 200 rushing yards to the New York Jets, New England managed to win at Gillette Stadium by a score of 27-25 despite […]

Week 8 NFL Pick ‘Em

You know it’s a crazy week when three out of four of us are backing a 1-6 team.   There’s a lot of limbs being gone out on this week with six of the seven match-ups featuring a single pick going against the consensus of the other three writers.

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How Can the Patriots Stop the Run?

Kyle:  Nothing this year- but maybe in the future they shouldn’t cut guys who can play like Tommy Kelley just because there is a cheaper alternative on the roster. Sometimes you can’t just plug and play guys- sometimes the more expensive guy is a better player who will do more to help the team win. […]

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Who is the Bigger Loss, Mayo or Ridley?

Rick: With Chandler Jones out for the next month, you have to say the bigger loss for the Patriots is Jerod Mayo. With Mayo out, the team loses a key leader on defense and someone who helps out against the run. Without Mayo and Jones, the team will be lacking two significant pieces on a defense that […]