• Patriots Draft: 60 Players in 60 Days: Alim McNeil, NT, N.C State
  • Patriots Draft: 60 Players in 60 Days: Baron Browning, OLB, Ohio State
  • Patriots Draft: 60 Players in 60 Days: Paulson Adebo, CB, Stanford
  • Patriots Draft: 60 Players in 60 Days: James Hudson, OT, Cincinnati
  • College: Holy Cross embracing the challenge of facing No. 1 South Dakota State
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Patriots Draft: 60 Players in 60 Days: Jayson Oweh, OLB, Penn State

The Patriots beefed up their pass rush in free agency signing free agents Matthew Judon and Kyle Van Noy but other than those two and Chase Winovich, they still lack that elite level pass rusher who can contribute in sub packages. Oweh could be that player for them. At 6-4 257, he has the length and the size to play either outside linebacker or defensive end depending on down and…

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NEFJ SHOWCASE OF THE WEEK – Catholic Memorial 23, Xaverian 19

WEST ROXBURY – Saturday afternoon’s Catholic Conference championship showdown between Xaverian and Catholic Memorial wasn’t for the Division 1 Super Bowl, but it sure felt like it. With a decent-sized crowd on hand and a true big game feel in the air, two of the state’s top heavyweights slugged it out in a game that came down to the final play. Trailing  by four with the ball at the CM…

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College: Holy Cross wins their second straight Patriot League title, crushing Bucknell 33-10

Freshmen quarterback Matthew Sluka powered the Crusaders to a Patriot League title for the second straight season. For the second straight year, Holy Cross is Patriot League champions and heading to the FCS playoffs. Freshmen quarterback Matt Sluka started in place of senior Conor Degenhardt and completed 8-11 passes for 78 yards and a touchdown pass. Sluka did most of his damage on the ground rushing for 61 yards on…

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Patriots: Julian Edelman’s Hall of Fame candidacy is complicated

Upon announcing his retirement earlier this week, people immediately began debating whether or not Julian Edelman is a future Pro Football Hall of Famer. The debate was magnified when the Pro Football Hall of Fame put out a tweet stating that Edelman would be eligible for the Class of 2026. It only furthered the argument of whether or not Edelman is actually a Hall of Famer. With the news of…

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Patriots Draft: The Patriots attending Justin Fields second pro day reinforces that they are interested in him at the right cost

Much has been made today about the Patriots attending Justin Fields second pro day. The Patriots also attended Fields first pro day two weeks ago by sending front office executive Elliot Wolf and a scout to the workout. Offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels and Director of Player Personnel Dave Ziegler were expected to attend today’s workout. The team attending today’s workout is obviously a sign that they are interested in Fields…

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High School: Ten thoughts on the week that was in high school football

Here are ten thoughts on this past weekend in high school football in Massachusetts. 1. Kudos to Catholic Memorial fullback/linebacker Owen McGowan for stepping up and playing quarterback for his team when they needed him most. 2. Brockton won the inaugural Southeast Conference championship on Saturday 28-19. Quarterback Devonte Medley played like a dude. Medley rushed for 122 yards and passed for 96. He scored on runs of 20, 4,…

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High School: Top 25 for Week 5

The season is winding down for some programs but here is our top 25 after week five. 1. Catholic Memorial (3-0): Knights host Xaverian in a winner take all showdown for the Catholic Conference. 2. Central Catholic (5-0): Raiders have outscored opponents 180-26 this season. 3. Mansfield (4-0): Hornets keep rolling along with a 28-0 win over Attleboro. 4. Lincoln-Sudbury (5-0): Warriors beat AB 28-21 and will now face Cambridge for the DCL title….

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