• 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

Patriots: Edelman retires, does he belong in the Hall of Fame?

For many New England Patriot fans, Monday was a sad day. Julian Edelman announced his retirement with a video that was posted on social media, thus driving another nail in the coffin of the Patriots dynasty. The three most important pieces to the Super Bowl titles in 2014, 2016 and 2018 – Brady, Gronk and Edelman – are all gone now. If you were one of those folks who somehow…

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College: Holy Cross set to make history in Patriot League title game Saturday

Win or lose, the Holy Cross football program will make history this weekend. The Crusaders – despite having the better record – will travel to face Bucknell in the first Patriot League championship game Saturday afternoon at 2 P.M. On Tuesday, head coach Robert Chesney met with the media to discuss the preparations and a few other things as well. Here’s what stood out: CHESNEY ON JUST GETTING TO THIS…


Patriots Draft: 60 players in 60 Days: Payton Turner, DE, Houston

Payton Turner is in many ways the ideal defensive lineman in the NFL today. Turner offers tremendous scheme versatility in that he can play defensive end or defensive tackle and he can play all three down. Turner played at Houston for four seasons. After an impactful freshmen campaign, Turner missed most of his sophomore season due to a foot injury. He bounced back this season by finishing second team All-American…


Patriots Draft: 60 Players in 60 Days: Richie Grant, S, Central Florida

The Patriots love utilizing their safeties in a variety of roles within their defense. Bill Belichick practically invented the concept of three safety secondaries and defenses. New England plays more three safeties than any other team in the NFL. It is why Belichick drafted Kyle Duggar last off-season and signed Adrian Phillips. This off-season, Belichick signed former Philadelphia Eagles safety Jalen Mills. In recent years, New England played Patrick Chung,…


Boston College: News and nuggets from the weekend

With the spring game one week from this Saturday, the Eagles are continuing their preparations for the first true competition they’ll have had since last November. On Friday and Saturday,  players and coach Hafley met with the media to talk about a bunch of different things. Continue reading for all of the news and nuggets we picked up heading into the weekend… ARE THE EAGLES WHERE THEY SHOULD BE? Coach…


High School: NEFJ SHOWCASE OF THE WEEK – Natick 42, Wellesley 14

NATICK — When the ball was kicked off at 5:59 at Natick High School on Friday night, it may have been 62 degrees, but in the hearts and minds of players and coaches on the Natick and Wellesley sidelines, it felt like a playoff game in December. The Raiders and Redhawks renewed their rivalry in the 5th edition of the New England Football Journal Showcase of the Week, a game…


Patriots: Latest news on Julian Edelman means the Patriots are still in the market for a receiver

According to a story by the Boston Herald’s Karen Guregian today, Julian Edelman is not expected to play the entire 2021 season. Edelman’s troublesome knee injury is expected to keep him sidelined for part of next season. How long before Edelman returns is anyone’s guess but it sounds like he is going to miss the start of the season. With the Patriots already thin at receiver, not having Edelman is…

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High School: Previewing the Top Match-Ups for Week 5

Lincoln-Sudbury and Acton-Boxboro are both undefeated which makes for a great match up this weekend.  The season is wingding in several leagues this weekend but there are some great match ups on tap with league title implications. Here are my top match ups for the weekend. #20 Acton-Boxboro (4-0) at #4 Lincoln Sudbury (4-0): It is great to see this rivalry renewed once again. It was one of the best in…