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High School: Catholic Memorial’s Owen McGowan receives an offer from Stanford

Catholic Memorial junior running back and linebacker Owen McGowan tweeted out on Saturday evening that he has received an offer from Stanford. Very honored to announce I’ve received an offer from Stanford University!! @Coach_Gould pic.twitter.com/J0iiDadY7s — Owen McGowan (@owen_mcgowan32) March 28, 2020 The highly touted McGowan also has verbally committed to Boston College, the only other FBS school that he currently holds an offer from. Stanford offering McGowan a scholarship…

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Patriots: Patriots top 6 needs heading into the draft

With the NFL Draft less than a month away, we will now shift gears and begin focusing on the players that are available and how the Patriots can improve their roster. The Patriots have been limited in free agency due in large part to their salary cap situation but they could address several needs in the draft, most notably tight end and linebacker. Here are the Patriots top six nerds…

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Opinion: The NFL faces a scheduling dilemma when it comes to the coronavirus

By Kevin J. Stone/@kstone06/@newftbj As the coronavirus pandemic continues to leave us with nothing but questions, the same can be said for the professional sports leagues in this country. Over recent days the NBA’s Mark Cuban and commissioner of baseball Rob Manfred both put rough estimates on when games might start back up with no fans, but of course no one truly knows when any of us will see sports…

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Patriots: Brady press conference just didn’t seem right

By Kevin J. Stone/@kstone06/@newftbj Tom Brady is officially a Tampa Bay Buccaneer following his introductory conference call on Tuesday afternoon. However, Brady sounded more like a child who was being sent away to boarding school immediately regretting his decisions rather than a free agent eager to take on a new challenge.  Brady – as he’s done his whole career – took the high road during the call, refusing to truly…

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Patriots: Eight kicking options for the Patriots following the release of Stephen Gostkowski

The Patriots released long time kicker Stephen Gostkowski today. Gostkowski was scheduled to make $3.5 million in base salary this season. Drafted in the fourth round of the 2006 draft, Gostkowski is the all time team leader in field goals made, extra points made, field goals from 50+ yards and field goals from 40+ yards. Gostkowski struggled through a hip injury last season. He was the second longest tenured player…

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Opinion: It is time for Julian Edelman to go

By Kevin J. Stone/@kstone06/@newftbj If it’s a full blown rebuild that Bill Belichick wants on offense, then there’s one guy still left on the roster that shouldn’t be if and when the NFL begins its season. Now that Tom Brady and Stephen Gostkowski – the longest tenured Patriots remaining, an honor that now belongs to Matt Slater – have departed, there is a seemingly clear emphasis on turning the page,…

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Patriots: The Patriots re-sign Brian Hoyer after committing to give him a chance to start

Photo courtesy of Elise Amendola/AP Veteran quarterback Brian Hoyer was released by the Colts over the weekend and was quickly signed by the Patriots. The Patriots released Hoyer last pre-season after he failed to beat out rookie Jarrett Stidham for the back up job. According to reports yesterday, Hoyer decided to re-sign with the Patriots for a second time because he was told he would have an opportunity to start….

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Patriots: Ranking the top ten moments of Tom Brady’s illustrious career with the Patrots

By Kevin J. Stone/@kstone06/@newftbj Day three: I’ve got plenty of food and toilet paper left, but Tom Brady is still a Tampa Bay Buccaneer. It still hasn’t gotten any easier, and since we’ve got nothing but time on our hands, how about a good old fashioned list? I’m a big list guy when it comes to sports, so here’s a look at what I view as Tom Brady’s top 10…

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Patriots: The addition of Adrian Phillips gives the Patriots another versatile piece on defense

After several defections from Foxboro this week including Tom Brady, Patriots fans got a bit of good news on Thursday when the team signed veteran safety Adrian Phillips to a two year deal worth a maximum of $7.5 million dollars. $3 million of it is guaranteed. S Adrian Phillips contract w/ Patriots: Signing bonus: $1.5 million 2020Base: $1.25mRoster: $500k ($31,250k per game)Incentives: $750k 2021Base: $2.25m ($500k g'teed)Roster: $500kIncentives: $750k ANALYSIS:…

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