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  • The Patriot League announces that they are playing a shortened spring football season
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Patriots: Newton throws three TD’s, Pats end brutal 2020 with a win. Now what?

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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High School: NEFJ Featured Team of the Week – South Hadley

Itโ€™s almost as if New England Football Journal has started a Western Mass football revolution lately. Ok, so maybe we donโ€™t have THAT much of an impact, but, for the third time in four weeks WMASS is represented as our Featured Team of the Week, our 16th to be exact. That brings us to South Hadley. Head coach Scott Taylor has done his best to navigate the pandemic – like…

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Opinion: 5 New England Football New Years Resolutions for 2021

2020 is over and like every other year, there is renewed optimism surrounding the new year. Of course January is known for resolutions so here are five resolutions for New England football in 2021. 1. Patriots get back on track: 2020 stunk for a lot of reasons that have already been stated but one of the biggest reasons the year was awful was the Patriots. Tom Brady left in free…

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

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 doesnโ€™t have a quarterback

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

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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Patriots: 2020 ends the same way it began for Pats, with an ugly home loss

Photo by Adam Glanzman/Getty Images On January 4, 2020, the Patriots lost the first home game of the calendar year when the Titans beat them in the Wild Card round, closing out Tom Brady’s Patriots career. On Monday night, the Patriots closed out 2020 the same way it began, with an embarrassing home loss. This time it was the AFC East champion Buffalo Bills hammering the Pats 38-9 to give…

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Patriots Preview: Buffalo Bills (11-3) at New England Patriots (6-8)

Line: Bills by -7.0 Opening kickoff: The Patriots host the Bills on Monday Night Football at Gillette Stadium. The Patriots have lost two in a row and have thus been eliminated from playoff contention. They are in essence playing for pride tonight. The Patriots lost the first meeting between these two teams 24-21 on November 1st in Buffalo. Tonight’s game marks the 122nd meeting between the two teams. The Patriots…

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Patriots: Patriots should take a look at Dwayne Haskins

The Washington Football Team cut 2019 first round draft pick Dwayne Haskins this afternoon. Haskins was cut for a variety of reasons most notably for his performance on the field. Haskins has struggled the last two seasons in D.C and was on shaky footing after Ron Rivera was named head coach and de facto general manager last off-season. After some questionable off the field decisions recently and his poor performance…

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