Patriots Rewind: Patriots 17 Eagles 10

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November 20, 2019

Game Rewind: The Patriots defense was once again the story in the team’s 17-10 win over the Eagles. Philadelphia jumped out to a 10-0 lead in the first half but the defense adjusted and shut down Carson Wentz and company the rest of the way. Here are five thoughts on the game. 1. Defense does it’s part: As I mentioned, the defense once again carried the Patriots to victory. After…

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Patriots Preview: New England Patriots (8-1) at Philadelphia Eagles (5-4)

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November 17, 2019

The Patriots travel to the city of brotherly love to battle the Philadelphia Eagles. Both teams are coming off of a bye and are rested and ready to go. Today’s game is pivotal for both teams both in terms of making the playoffs and seeding. Here are five keys for the Patriots. 1. Find a way to run the ball: The Eagles have one of the top run defenses in…

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Patriots: Five areas the Patriots need to improve moving forward

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November 17, 2019

The Patriots return to action today after a bye week last week. There are still a lot of question marks regarding this team after their loss to the Ravens two weeks ago. The Patriots need to get healthy and improve in certain areas in order to get back to the Super Bowl. Here are five areas the Patriots must improve in if they want to get to Miami. 1. Get…

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UMass: UMass Minutemen (1-9) at Northwestern Wildcats (1-8)

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November 16, 2019

UMass travels to Evanston, Illinois to battle Northwestern. Both programs have struggled mightily this season. UMass’ defense has been historically bad. Northwestern’s offense has been one of the worst in program history. Something has to give right? Here are three keys to the game for the Minutemen. 1. Defense needs to get a three and out to start: If the Minutemen can get an early three and out, that would…

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Harvard Preview: Penn Quakers (4-4) at Harvard Crimson (4-4)

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November 16, 2019

Harvard will look to bounce back from a tough loss last week at Columbia. The Crimson offense in particular has struggled of late and those struggles have come to the forefront in their last two losses. Here are three keys to the game for the Crimson. 1. Get the running game back on track: Harvard needs to find a way to get their ground game going. It is the catalyst…

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High School: Sectional final preview

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November 15, 2019

Senior running back Freddy Gabin and North Andover are looking for a return trip to Gillette Stadium. It is sectional final weekend and there are several marquee match ups on the schedule. Here are our game previews. #4 Mansfield Hornets at #5 Natick Redhawks: Line play will be the difference in this game. Mansfield absolutely dominated King Philip up front last week but Natick is a different animal up front….

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High School: MIAA Top 25 for Week 11

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November 15, 2019

Josh Atwood and the Natick Redhawks face a stern test when Mansfield comes to town. It’s sectional final weekend. Here is our top 25 going into this weekend’s games. 1. Catholic Memorial (9-0) 2. St. John’s Prep (8-1) 3. Central Catholic (8-1) 4. Mansfield (8-1) 5. Natick (9-0) 6. Springfield Central (7-2) 7. St. John’s Shrewsbury (7-2) 8. Canton (9-0) 9. Melrose (9-0) 10. Revere (9-0) 11. Tewksbury (8-1) 12….

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Patriots: The Patriots coaching staff has plenty to fix during the bye week

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November 14, 2019

The Ravens exposed many of the Patriots flaws in their 37-20 win. Bill Belichick and his coaching staff have a lot to work on during the up coming bye week. Coming off of a 37-20 loss to the Ravens, the Patriots coaching staff has a lot of holes to fill. Here are three areas the Patriots coaching staff has to address during the bye week. 1. Get the O-line right:…

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College: Ten Thoughts on the week that was in D1 football in New England

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November 14, 2019

Dartmouth’s upset win over Princeton all but locked up the Ivy League title for the Big Green. 1. While Steve Addazio‘s seat is getting warmer at the Heights after Saturday’s loss to Florida State, the Eagles still have a shot at going 6-6 or 7-5 (long shot) and gaining a bowl bid. It will be a fascinating three weeks in Chestnut Hill. 2. Harvard suffered a terrible 17-10 loss in…

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High school: 10 Thoughts on semi-final weekend

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November 12, 2019

Ayden Periera and Central Catholic face off against St. John’s Prep in the D1 North sectional final. It was another old weekend of high school football playoff action in Massachusetts. Here are some thoughts on the weekend that was. 1. Mansfield finally avenged two years of playoff frustration by beating King Philip 34-6. The Hornets dominated the line of scrimmage and that was the difference. 2. Initially I was surprised…

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