• Boston College: Boston College finds it’s new athletic director in Patrick Kraft
  • Boston College: Eagles fortify the offensive and defensive lines in what was another great week in recruiting
  • Opinion: Random thoughts on the week that was
  • Patriots: Patriots get creative in extending Chung and signing their rookie class
  • Addazio uses local ties to recruit Massachusetts and New England for Colorado State
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Patriots: Breaking down the Patriots 2020 schedule by four game increments

Image courtesy of the New England Patriots. The Patriots 2020 schedule has been unveiled and it is a bear. The Patriots have the toughest schedule in the NFL. When you look at their schedule, it is best to break down in four game increments. That will help you better evaluate how the Patriots could fare in 2020. Here is my breakdown of the Patriots schedule and how they will finish….

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Patriots: Devin Asiasi and Dalton Keene offer scheme versatility in the passing game

When the Patriots drafted tight end Devin Asiasi and Dalton Keene in last month’s draft, it harkened back to the 2010 draft when the Patriots drafted Rob Gronkowski and Aaron Hernandez. Gronkowski and Hernandez made an immediate impact and Gronkowski went on to become arguably the greatest tight end in NFL history. Patriots fans are hoping that Asiasi and Keene could produce similar results to Gronkowski and Hernandez but that…

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Patriots: Belichick stays focused on becoming the winningest coach after Don Shula’s passing

By Kevin Stone/@kstone06/@newftbj With the passing of legendary coach Don Shula, discussions have quickly began as to where Shula belongs on the proverbial “best coach ever” list. Two losing seasons is tough to ignore, but not winning with Dan Marino at quarterback should force his legacy to take a bit of a hit. Still, he belongs in the top five, but that isn’t what this piece is about. Just hours…

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Patriots: Asiasi and Keene could be the next great pair of tight ends for the Patriots

By Kevin Stone/@kstone06/@newftbj New England Football Journal For nearly a decade, the only question the Patriots ever really had about the tight end position was whether or not Gronk would be healthy or not. When healthy, he was the man. Now, as a new era rolls into Foxborough, the Patriots have decided to invest in two new guys out of college as the potential wave of the future. We all…

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Boston College: Hafley and his staff land four big commitments for the Class of 2021

The Eagles landed four big commitments last week in Andre Porter, Dante Reynolds, Jalen Cheek and Lewis Bond. The Boston College football staff flexed their recruiting muscles last week landing four big commitments. Two of the commitments were from the DMV and two were from Chicago. The Eagles currently have the 34th ranked team recruiting in the country for 2021. #GetIn!!!! pic.twitter.com/ScsdTPihGv — Jeff Hafley (@CoachJeffHafley) May 2, 2020 Here…

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Patriots Draft: Thoughts on the undrafted free agents the Patriots signed.

The Patriots signed twelve undrafted free agent agents last night. After failing to draft a wide receiver, they signed four of them as UDFA’s. They also signed two linebackers, three defensive lineman, two tight ends, two quarterbacks, cornerback and a running back. Here are some thoughts on the players they signed. Rashod Berry, TE, Ohio State: Berry is your classic U tight end who can block on the backside or…

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Patriots: Jarrett Stidham’s college career could be a sneak peek into the future

By Kevin Stone/@kstone06/@newftbj New England Football Journal Now that the dust has settled on the draft, and even though we don’t exactly know when the Patriots will report to training camp for actual on-field work, we do know that it looks like Jarret Stidham will be the front runner for the starting QB job. With just a year under his belt and in the background of Brady’s awkward exit, it’s…

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Boston College: Hafley touches on a variety of topics in his latest Zoom conference with the media

By Kevin Stone/@kstone06/@newftbj New England Football Journal Hootie and the Blowfish once asked “time why you walk away like a friend with somewhere to go?” Time, of course, is our most precious commodity, and while the pandemic has given us more time with loved ones or the ability to try and become better creatively, for a Division 1 football program, time is of the essence. Currently, Boston College coach Jeff…

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Patriots: Thoughts on the Patriots 2010’s All Decade Team

The Patriots revealed their all decade team today. The team was selected by a 27 person panel consisting of reporters, alumni and staff. The team itself consists of 29 players and Bill Belichick. Here is the breakdown of the team. 12 offensive players, including a flex player. 12 defensive players One kicker One punter One returner One special teams player Head coach The following players were selected to the team….

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College: New England college football players that were drafted or signed by NFL teams this weekend

UMass cornerback and kick returner Isaiah Rodgers was drafted by the Indianapolis Colts in the sixth round of the NFL Draft. By Kevin Stone/@kstone06/@newftbj For 255 players, the three-day NFL Draft this weekend was a dream come true. Guys from all different backgrounds with all types of stories watched as they or their teammates were selected for the next chapter of their football careers. Locally, whether you were drafted as…

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