• Patriots: 2020 Patriots could better off with Newton than they would be with Brady
  • Patriots: Cam Newton is the latest Belichick reclamation project
  • Patriots: Ho, Hum, Pats, Belichick put in timeout again by NFL
  • Patriots: Patriots shock the NFL by signing Cam Newton
  • Tom Brady looks selfish ignoring COVID-19 risks and training with his new teammates
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Patriots: 2020 Patriots could better off with Newton than they would be with Brady

Image courtesy of ESPN.com By Kevin Stone/@kstone06 The 2020 Patriots as constituted are better off with Cam Newton as their quarterback. Now, since most people only see, read and hear what they choose to see, read and hear, let me be PERFECTLY CLEAR about this… Tom Brady is the greatest quarterback of all time. Tom Brady will always be better than Cam Newton. Tom Brady deserves a statue outside Gillette…

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Patriots: Cam Newton is the latest Belichick reclamation project

Bill Belichick has never been shy when it comes to adding proven talents to the Patriots roster. The list of former pro bowlers and all pros who have called New England home during the Belichick tenure is impressive. In his 21 years in New England, Belichick has signed or traded for the following former pro bowlers: Bryan Cox, Rodney Harrison, Corey Dillon, Junior Seau, Torry Holt, Randy Moss, Albert Haynesworth,…

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Patriots: Ho, Hum, Pats, Belichick put in timeout again by NFL

By Kevin Stone/@kstone06 Ho, Hum, the Pats got punished again. On Sunday night just minutes after the stunning news that they had signed Cam Newton, the punishment from “SpyGate Two” came down (that’s not by coincidence either) and it was fairly heavy. New England was fined a million dollars, lost a third round draft pick in 2021?and are banned from having any team production crews from being at games for…

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Patriots: Patriots shock the NFL by signing Cam Newton

Just when you thought the Patriots were going into 2020 with Jarrett Stidham and Brian Hoyer as their starting quarterbacks, Bill Belichick reminded us that he is one of the shrewdest executives in the NFL by signing free agent quarterback Cam Newton to an incentive laden one year deal. Speculation had been rampant all off season that the Patriots quietly had an interest in Newton and that they were monitoring…

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Tom Brady looks selfish ignoring COVID-19 risks and training with his new teammates

Image courtesy of Chris Urso/TB Times Tom Brady is preparing for his 21st season in the NFL and his first with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers by organizing team workouts with his new teammates. The workouts are happening despite the fact that Florida is experiencing a second surge of COVID-19. With cases skyrocketing in 23 states, the NFLPA has recommended players suspend their workouts for the time being. Brady has failed…

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High School: Unfortunately, Mystic Valley may not be the only program not playing football this fall

Mystic Valley Regional Charter School became the first school in the state to announce that they would not be playing football this fall. According to Superintendent Alexander J. Dan, the district conducted a survey this spring and found that only 16 parents of players who played last season felt comfortable enough to allow their kids to play this season. The affect of this decision will go beyond the Mystic Valley…

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Boston College: Coach Hafley addresses the return of players on campus

By Kevin Stone/@kstone06 Football is back at The Heights. Well, sort of. On Monday Eagles’ players returned to campus. On Wednesday head coach Jeff Hafley met with the media for the first time in a while and answered questions ranging from NCAA guidelines to whether or not he’ll be taking a short vacation before things truly ramp up. Here’s a look at some of the key points from Wednesday’s interaction:…

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Boston College: Eagles return for summer workouts after a long layoff

The Boston College Football team is back on campus for voluntary summer workouts. Head football coach Jeff Hafley met with the team on Monday prior to the start of workouts. After three months of being quarantined and doing virtual workouts, the players are back at the Heights working with the coaches and training staff as they prepare for what they hope will be a 2020 season. Of course the players…

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NEFJ Notebook for 6/21/20

1. First, Happy Fathers Day to all the dad’s out there. Moms are the glue that keeps a household together. Dads are the foundation. 2. I have to admit, it stung seeing Tom Brady and Rob Gronkowski in Buccaneers uniforms. It wasn’t suppose to end this way but thus is life in pro sports. (Photos courtesy of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers) 3. Speaking of the Buccaneers. They have shut down…

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Brady as a Buccaneer: First Look

All photos courtesy of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. By Kevin Stone/@kstone06/@newftbj  Is everyone ok? The Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Tom Brady unveiled “official” photos of him in the uniform for the first time on Tuesday, and social media quickly buzzed. I am in the minority here and think he actually looks kind of normal – in a time where there is none – or at least it doesn’t seem as…

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