• Boston College Preview: Boston College Eagles (6-4) at Virginia Cavaliers (4-4)
  • Patriots: LeGarrette Blount calls it a career after nine seasons
  • Patriots: Patriots playoff fate will be determined in the next two games
  • High School: NEFJ Featured Team of the Week – St. Sebastian
  • Boston College: Eagles looking to wrap up crazy 2020 season with a bang
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Boston College Preview: Boston College Eagles (6-4) at Virginia Cavaliers (4-4)

Line: Virginia -3.5 Opening Drive: The Eagles are coming off of a 34-27 win over Louisville which saw starting quarterback Phil Jurkovec and running back David Bailey both get hurt. Jurkovec will not play today so back up Dennis Grosel will get the start. Jurkovec has had a terrific first season at the Heights so the Eagles will miss him. Grosel however has plenty of starting experience and he played…

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Patriots: LeGarrette Blount calls it a career after nine seasons

Photo courtesy of Jim Davis/The Boston Globe Former Patriots running back LeGarrette Blount has announced his retirement from the NFL. Blount played for the Titans, Buccaneers, Patriots, Steelers, Eagles and Lions during his nine year career. Blount is most remembered for his time with the Patriots. He played in New England in 2013 and from 2014 to 2016. Blount was a key contributor to two Super Bowl teams in 2014…

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High School: NEFJ Featured Team of the Week – St. Sebastian

Image courtesy of St. Sebastian’s Public high school football programs have dealt with the loss of the fall season and can see the light at the end of the tunnel as they look ahead towards February. The same can’t be said for ISL programs. With different schedules both acldemecially and athletically, there is no way that ISL football teams could play in February and not interfere with spring sports. So,…

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Boston College: Eagles looking to wrap up crazy 2020 season with a bang

We made it folks. Well, they made it. Back in March when there was plenty of uncertainty regarding the season, all anyone who was covering or following the football program wanted was an opportunity to see some actual games. Not only did Jeff Hafley and his staff provide that opportunity for the fan base and local media, but he got the entire program to buy in to an extent that…

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UMass: Bell and the UMass brass need to make progress this off-season when it comes to fixing the program

Photo by Corey Perrine/Getty Images UMass wrapped up a shortened season Friday with a 45-0 loss to Liberty. The Minutemen finished 0-4 after losing games to Georgia Southern, Marshall, FAU and Liberty by a combined score of 161-12. UMass initially announced in September that they would not be playing this fall but then changed course and announced they were playing. Athletic Director Ryan Bamford was able to pick up four…

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Recapping Bill Belichick’s weekly OMF appearance on WEEIn

With WEEI in the midst of its “Giving Tuesday” fundraiser to help “K” cancer on Tuesday, we decided to hold off on the recap of Bill Belichick’s weekly OMF appearance until today. Ordway, Merloni and Fauria had a much happier coach on Monday than they’ve gotten in recent weeks, but there was still a few of those awkward silence Bill moments that this interview is now known for, but it…

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Boston College: Eagles land another 4 Star commitment from linebacker Bryce Steele

Jeff Hafley and his staff landed another four star recruit today when Episcopal High School (Virginia) hybrid linebacker/safety Bryce Steele committed to the Eagles. COMMITTED .. 🦅‼️ @CoachJeffHafley @CoachVoulgaris pic.twitter.com/bcyt0poTVv — Bryce Steele (@bryce_steele1) December 1, 2020 Steele had originally committed to South Carolina but with Will Muschamp getting fired and the uncertainty of a new staff, Steele re-opened his commitment. Steele decided to pick from four schools. Boston College,…

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Tampa Bay Tuesday: Bucs’ ship is sinking after second straight loss

(Jason Behnken/AP) The Bucs are in trouble. There’s no way avoiding that fact after Tampa Bay lost 27-24 to the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday. The loss dropped the Buccaneers to 7-5 on a weekend where the Saints, Packers and Seahawks all made cases to be considered the best team in the NFC as we head into December. This was the second loss in a row for Bruce Arians, Brady…

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