Patriots: Divisional round a reminder that picking a quarterback in the first round matters

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January 17, 2021

The Divisional Round of the NFL playoffs is here and it is a reminder that picking a quarterback in the first round of the draft matters. Of the four games this weekend, only one features two quarterbacks that weren’t picked in the first round. The Buccaneers, Saints match up features Tom Brady of course who was picked in the sixth round of the 2000 NFL Draft and Drew Brees who…

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Tampa Bay Tuesday: Brady & the Bucs head to NFC Divisional round

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January 12, 2021

One down, three to go. Tom Brady is now three wins away from a seventh Super Bowl ring after the Buccaneers took care of a pesky Washington Football Team 31-23 on Saturday night in the NFC Wild Card playoff game. Yes, I know he doesn’t play here anymore. If you can’t put your Patriots pj’s away for a little while and root for the single greatest athlete in our lifetime…

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Patriots: It is time for a shift in philosophy when it comes to the Patriots passing game

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January 9, 2021

Now that the 2020 season has ended, it is time to access things and to figure out where the Patriots can improve for the 2021 season. Aside from upgrading the personnel, which would go a long way in ensuring that this team can compete again, the Patriots also need to consider a philosophy change on offense. It is too early in the off-season to tell as to whether or not…

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Patriots: Patriots lose Nick Casario to the Texans

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January 6, 2021

AP PHOTO Nick Caserio has agreed to a deal to become the new general manager of the Houston Texans. Caserio could have ended up in Houston two off-seasons ago but a stipulation in his contract prohibited him from taking the job. Now a free agent, Caserio interviewed for the job and got it. He will be joining former Patriots team chaplain and life coach Jack Easterby with the Texans. Easterby…

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Patriots: Let the Re”Billed” Begin

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January 5, 2021

The Patriots beat the Jets 28-14 in the season finally to finish the season 7-9. It was the Patriots first losing season since 2000. As soon as the final whistle blew, the focus shifted to the off-season and the massive rebuild that awaits Bill Belichick. How Belichick goes about turning around the fortunes of this once proud franchise will be focus of around these parts for the next six months….

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Patriots: Newton throws three TD’s, Pats end brutal 2020 with a win. Now what?

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January 4, 2021

Photo by Billie Weiss/Getty Images Where was this for the past three months? Granted, it came against the Jets, but the New England offense looked great on Sunday in a 28-14 win to close out the strangest year in Patriots history. Cam Newton was probably playing his last game in a Patriots’ uniform and made the most of it, throwing for 242 yards and three touchdowns without an interception. Newton…

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Patriots Preview: New York Jets (2-13) at New England Patriots (6-9)

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January 2, 2021

Line: Patriots by -3 Opening Kickoff: The Patriots will close out the 2020 season at home against the suddenly surging Jets. New York has won two in a row with wins over the Rams and the Browns. Two weeks ago, the Jets were on their way to a winless season and the number one pick. Now we are wondering if the Patriots can win what once was a winnable game….

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AJ Dillon gets his “made it” moments this week for Green Bay

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December 30, 2020

What a week it’s been for former Boston College running back AJ Dillon. First, the most decorated rusher in Eagles’ history burst onto the national scene Sunday night during Green Bay’s 40-14 thrashing of the Titans on Sunday Night Football. Dillon carried the ball 21 times for 124 yards and two touchdowns on the same night Derrick Henry was on the other sideline. The national recognition continued on Tuesday when…

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Patriots: Bill Belichick has been here before. The only difference is, he doesn’t have a quarterback

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December 30, 2020

Bill Belichick has been here before. He has rebuilt franchises before. He did it in Cleveland and he has done it here. The only difference now is, he doesn’t have a quarterback. I trust Belichick to turn this thing around and make the Patriots competitive again but it is going to be hard without a quarterback. The quarterback of the future is currently not in the Patriots building. If Belichick…

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Tampa Bay Tuesday: Brady and the Bucs roll over Detroit, clinch 1st playoff berth since 2007

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December 29, 2020

Well, that was fun, wasn’t it? If you’re like me and you still need something to root for this football season because you can’t stand the thought of getting invested in the Celtics or Bruins just yet, thank god for the GOAT. Tom Brady had arguably his best game in two or three years the day after Christmas as he and the Buccaneers thumped the Lions 47-7. Tampa Bay (10-5)…

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