Patriots: Bill Belichick goes outside the circle in hiring by hiring Jedd Fisch

January 25, 2020

The Boston Globe’s Jim McBride tweeted out last night that the Patriots were hiring veteran college and NFL coach Jedd Fisch as an offensive assistant. Fisch has a wealth of college and NFL experience as both a coordinator and as a position coach. He has coached quarterbacks and receivers during his career. One would think that he will coach one of those two positions. On paper, it would seem Fisch…


Boston College: Breaking down the Eagles 2020 schedule

January 25, 2020

The Jeff Hafley era kicks off against Syracuse at home on September 4th. The Boston College 2020 schedule was released on Wednesday. The Eagles will open the Jeff Hafley era at home against Syracuse on Friday night September 4th. Boston College will play five of their first six games at home. The schedule allows Hafley and his staff to get comfortable and get off to a good start. The road…


Patriots: If Bill Belichick learned anything this weekend, it should be that speed kills

January 22, 2020

Like most of us, Bill Belichick probably watched the AFC and NFC championship games on Sunday. He probably noticed the same thing we did. The two teams that would and advanced to Super Bowl LIV are fast. Really fast! Belichick knows this first hand having to defend the Chiefs in recent years. He how quickly the complexion of a game can change on one play. Chiefs general manager Brett Veach…


Patriots: Please spare us the Garoppolo trade revisit articles. It is time to move on

January 20, 2020

Jimmy Garoppolo is going to his third Super Bowl but his time it is as the starting quarterback of the San Francisco 49ers. The former heir apparent to Tom Brady completed six passes for 77 yards in San Francisco’s 37-20 win over the Green Bay Packers in the NFC Championship game. Patriots fans everywhere will be rooting for their beloved “Jimmy G” when the 49ers take on the Kansas City…


Patriots: 10 prospects to watch at the East West Shrine game

January 18, 2020

Photo courtesy of Jonathan Newton Draft season is upon us with the East West Shrine game kicking things off today. It is the 95th edition of the oldest all star game in college football. The Patriots have always found some talent in this game during Bill Belichick’s tenure. Jimmy Garoppolo, who played in the game in 2014 immediately comes to mind. Here are ten prospects that fit what the Patriots…


Patriots: Like it or not Patriots fans, Josh McDaniels is coming back to New England

January 15, 2020

Patriots offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels drew the ire of Patriots fans this season with his play calling. Despite years of unprecedented success and coordinating an offense that has won three Super Bowls, Patriots fans had enough of McDaniels and his system. When reports surfaced that McDaniels was a leading candidate for the Panthers, Giants and Browns openings, Patriots fans offered to chauffeur McDaniels to the airport. The Panthers and Giants…


Boston College: Jeff Hafley gets his quarterback in Phil Jurkovec

January 13, 2020

Former Notre Dame quarterback Phil Jurkovec announced on Saturday that he will be transferring to Boston College. The four star recruit out of Pennsylvania was rated as the fourth best dual threat quarterback in the country coming out of high school in 2018. Eagles coach Jeff Hafley foreshadowed the announcement with a cryptic tweet earlier in the day. #GETIN // #WeAreBC🦅 — Jeff Hafley (@CoachJeffHafley) January 11, 2020 Jurkovec is…


Patriots: The Patriots should do what is best for the team and re-sign Tom Brady

January 11, 2020

(Photo courtesy of Adam Glanzman/Getty Images) Bill Belichick and Tom Brady have been synonymous with success the past twenty years. Is it time for a split? I purposely decided not to overreact after last Saturday’s loss to the Titans. I didn’t want to start writing a bunch of stuff about the future of the Patriots or start predicting their demise. Instead, I wanted to wait, gather my thoughts and then…


Patriots : Giants tap into the Saban, Belichick tree with the surprising hire of Joe Judge

January 10, 2020

The New York Giants surprised the football world on Wednesday when they announced the hiring of Patriots special teams and wide receivers coach Joe Judge as their new head football coach. Judge was an under the radar candidate who on the surface was just another candidate that was being interviewed as part of the part of the process. Judge impressed the Giants ownership group, most notably John Mara. When top…


Boston College: Jeff Hafley hires Frank Cignetti Jr. as offensive coordinator and Tem Lukabu as defensive coordinator

January 9, 2020

New Boston College head coach Jeff Hafley announced the hirings of Frank Cignetti Jr. as offensive coordinator and Tem Lukabu as defensive coordinator today. Like Hafley, both coaches have experience in both the collegiate ranks and the NFL. Both Cignetti and Lubaku have worked with Hafley in the past so that familiarity should help make the transition to the new schemes easier for the players. The two hirings illustrate just…