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Patriots: Bob Kraft should be inducted into the hall of fame in 2020

According to the Boston Globe’s Ben Volin, Patriots owner Robert Kraft is being considered for induction into the NFL Hall of Fame Class of 2020 as a contributor. The NFL is considering adding more enshrinees to next year’s class. As many as 20 candidates could be inducted. The league usually inducts anywhere from four to eight candidates but because this is the 100th season of the league, they are considering…


High School: Observations from the Northeast 7v7 South Regional

Brockton outlasted a loaded field to win the Northeast 7v.7 South Regional (PHOTO courtesy of @northeast7v7) The Northeast 7v7 South Regional was held yesterday at Xaverian High School. Here are some thoughts on what was a great day of 7 on 7 action. 1. Brockton was impressive in running the table and winning the South Region. The Boxers went undefeated on the day. I know it’s only t-shirts and shorts,…


High school: Michigan continues a long standing tradition of recruiting in Massachusetts

Michigan Head Coach Jim Harbaugh and defensive coordinator Don Brown have been actively recruiting the state of Massachusetts in recent years and the investment in the Bay State has paid off. The two men have secured some big time commitments over the course of the last three years. Tight end Sean Mckeon of Shepherd Hill and Everett wide receiver Mike Sainstril, were the two biggest commitments to come out of…


Patriots: I have officially done a 180 on Rob Gronkowski coming back in 2019.

When Rob Gronkowski announced his retirement on March 24th, I felt at the time that he was done. I never thought he would play again. The injuries had taken their toll and at the age of 29, Gronkowski decided to walk away while he can. Since Gronkowski announced his retirement however, there has been growing speculation that he would return to the Patriots at some point this season. Despite losing…


Boston College: Eagles getting a commitment from Ozzy Trapilo is huge! Literally and figuratively

Boston College got a big commitment last week, literally and figuratively when Boston College High School defensive end, tight end and offensive tackle Ozzy Trapilo committed to the Eagles. At 6-8 280, Trapilo is long and athletic. He is explosive off the ball defensively and can create separation with his get off and length. Trapilo has the physical tools to be a three defensive lineman who can play outside as…


Patriots: Chris Simms lists Tom Brady as the ninth best quarterback in the NFL going into 2019.

Image courtesy of @CSimmsQB Former quarterback and current NFL analyst Chris Simms ranked Tom Brady as the ninth best quarterback in the NFL last week in his 2019 top 40 quarterback rankings. Simms cited age and playing in a quarterback friendly system as the primary reasons he ranked Brady ninth on his list. Simms is the son of former NFL quarterback and Super Bowl winner Phil Simms. He played in…


Patriots: The Nick Caserio to the Texans saga officially ends

The Patriots filed tampering charges against the Houston Texans on Wednesday claiming that former Patriots team development coach Jack Easterby attempted to recruit Patriots director of player personnel Nick Caserio to the Texans to become their general manager. The Patriots claim in the tampering charges filed that they have video evidence of Easterby openly recruiting Caserio at the team’s ring ceremony last week. The Texans general manager job opened earlier…


The New England Football Notebook for the week of June 3rd to the 9th

Image courtesy of the New England Patriots and Josten’s. It is our first installment of the New England football notebook. Each week we will touch upon stories that pertain to the Patriots, local colleges and high school football. Here are some of this week’s top stories. 1. Patriots mini camp has wrapped up and there were several winners and losers last week in Foxboro. 2. The Patriots got their rings…


Patriots: Previewing Mini Camp

The Patriots open mandatory mini camp today. Here are five things I’ll be looking for as the Patriots unofficially kick off the 2019 season. 1. The new coaching staff: The Patriots underwent a staff shake up this off-season with several assistants taking positions on Brian Flores staff in Miami. As a result, Bill Belichick had to fill several vacancies. He elevated three quality control assistants to on field roles and…


Patriots: Scheme versatility is the reason the Patriots signed Jaime Collins

The Patriots signing of Jaime Collins is interesting. On paper, they have plenty of depth at linebacker. The Patriots don’t need him. What is on paper however means nothing to Bill Belichick. In Belichick’s mind, bringing back Collins makes perfect sense. Collins is a three down linebacker who can play all three linebacker spots in the Patriots defense and can fill a variety of roles. It is too early to…