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

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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…

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

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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…

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

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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…

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

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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…

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

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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…

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

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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…

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

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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…

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Patriots Rewind: Titans 20 Patriots 13

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January 6, 2020

Game rewind: The Patriots 2019 season ended after a frustrating 20-13 loss at the hands of the Tennessee Titans. The offense once again struggled to consistently move the ball, particularly in the second half. The Patriots lack of a playmaker once again was an issue and as a result, they couldn’t play with the lead and dictate the pace. Here are five thoughts on this tough loss. 1. Offense struggles…

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Patriots Preview: Tennessee Titans (9-7) at New England Patriots (12-4)

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January 4, 2020

The Patriots will be hosting a Wild Card playoff game for the first time in ten years when old friend Mike Vrabel and the Tennessee Titans visit Gillette Stadium tonight. The Titans present considerable match up challenges on both sides of the ball, particularly up front. The Patriots offensive and defensive lines are going to have to play really well in order for the Patriots to win this game. Here…

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Patriots Rewind: Dolphins 27 Patriots 24

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December 30, 2019

Game Rewind: The Patriots suffered one of the worst losses in the Belichick, Brady era losing 27-24 to a putrid Miami Dolphins team. The Dolphins outplayed the Patriots for most of the game and made big plays when they needed them, particularly down the stretch. Ryan Fitzpatrick hit tight end Mike Gesicki on a five yard touchdown pass to win the game with 24 seconds left. The loss cost the…

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