• Boston College: Eagles’ coaches discuss the importance of high school football
  • High School: A five step plan to play high school football this fall
  • Boston College: Creating the new BC offense and pushing forward with the season
  • UMass: UMass announces the cancellation of the fall sports season
  • Patriots: Patriots add depth to their backfield by signing Lamar Miller
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Patriots: Here is who could replace Marcus Cannon, Dont’a Hightower and Patrick Chung internally

Six Patriots players decided to opt out of the 2020 season yesterday due to COVID-19. Now that the dust has settled a little bit, the question is. How will the Patriots replace them? We don’t know if Bill Belichick is going to use the $24 million he now has in cap space. Chances are, he will roll most of the cap space into next season. If he does that, that…

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Patriots: Youth and inexperience highlight the 2020 Patriots staff

Jedd Fisch is the most prominent Patriots coaching hire this off-season. The Patriots announced their 2020 coaching staff today and one of the first things that jumps out at you is just how much youth and inexperience there is on this staff. Image courtesy of Mike Reiss. Offensively, the addition of Quarterbacks coach Jedd Fisch is significant. Fisch has been a long time coordinator at the NFL and college levels…

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Patriots: Hightower and Cannon headline the list of Patriots opting out of the 2020 season

Linebacker Dont’a Hightower opting out of the 2020 season is a huge blow to the Patriots defense. After signing free agent quarterback Cam Newton in June, Patriots fans were once again talking Super Bowl. Those plans however have taken a major hit in the last 12 hours with the announcement that right tackle Marcus Cannon and linebacker Dont’a Hightower have both opted out of the 2020 season due to concerns…

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Boston College: BC Women’s Soccer Alum turned Super Fan starts national #FreeJurk movement

By Kevin J. Stone/@kstone06 While the Boston College football season is still very much in question – as is the rest of the NCAA’s football future – one guy in particular is being forced to sit and wait with far too much uncertainty. Quarterback Phil Jurkovec is still waiting to hear from the NCAA regarding his waiver after transferring from Notre Dame in January. As the days tick down towards…

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Patriots: Patriots release ten players ahead of training camp.

The Patriots released ten players over the weekend ahead of the start of training camp. Veteran cornerback Lenzy Pipkins was released on Saturday and the team announced the following players were released yesterday: Quarterbacks J’Mar Smith and Brian Lewerke; Wide receivers Isaiah Zuber, Will Hastings, and Sean Riley; defensive tackle Courtney Wallace; linebacker Kyahva Tezino; and safeties Malik Gant and Adarius Pickett. The moves allow the Patriots to get to…

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High School: Jaden Young and Nathan Roach commit to Navy

Add Navy to the growing list of programs that are recruiting Massachusetts and New England after the Midshipman landed commitments from BB&N lineman Jaden Young and Nathan Roach this week. I am grateful and ready for the next phase of life, and to say that I am committed to the Naval Academy! #GoNavy⚓️⚓️ @NavyFB @JMacDonald_Navy @NAVYCoachKen pic.twitter.com/v1dSPlvZLd — Jaden Young (@Jaden_E_Young) July 21, 2020 The ISL announced this past week…

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High School: Football remains a high risk sport in the state of Massachusetts

The governors office released its latest youth sports guidelines yesterday and in those guidelines, football remained a high risk sport. We are now in “Phase 3” here in Massachusetts but the state views contact sports as high risk which means it is still not totally safe to play those sports. Football, hockey, lacrosse and basketball are among ten sports the state considers high risk right now. According to state guidelines,…

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High School: Fall Sports pushed back to September 14th but football still faces an uphill climb

The MIAA announced on Tuesday that fall sports have been pushed back to September 14th. On the surface, you might think that’s good news but football and all fall sports are not quite out of the woods just yet. The fate of fall sports rests in the hands of Governor Charlie Baker and DESE. No decision will be made on fall sports until the governor and the department of education…

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