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Patriots Draft: Six positions the Patriots will focus on this week at the Senior Bowl

Brandon Todd/ Carolina Panthers The NFL will descend upon Mobile, Alabama this week for the annual Senior Bowl. It is an opportunity for all 32 teams to get one more look at some of the top players in the country in pads. For the Patriots, this Senior Bowl is vitally important. Coming off a 7-9 season, this is an important off-season for Bill Belichick and his staff. So, what positions…

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Boston College: Hunter Long could dramatically elevate his stock with a big week at the Senior Bowl

Former Eagles tight end Hunter Long could really elevate his stock with a good week at the Senior Bowl in Mobile. Long is coming off of an impressive junior season in which he caught 57 passes for 685 yards and 5 touchdowns. The Exeter, New Hampshire native averaged 12.0 yards per reception. That is impressive! Long become first year quarterback Phil Jurkovec’s security blanket and was used in a myriad…

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Tampa Bay Tuesday: Brady heads to 10th Super Bowl as Bucs survive in Lambeau

Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images Let’s be perfectly clear right away. Tom Brady is not the only reason why the Tampa Bay Buccaneers are now hosting the Super bowl. In fact, he almost cost them the NFC title game against Green Bay on Sunday. However, there is no denying that his affect on the entire Bucs organization played into why they hung on for a 31-26 win to create NFL…

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Buccaneers: Brady changed the culture in Tampa and the end result was a Super Bowl contender

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have the worst win percentage of any team in North American team sports. Despite this, they are going to their second Super Bowl thanks to one man and one man only. Tom Brady. Make no mistake about it, the Buccaneers are good. The roster is littered with talent. However, that talent didn’t put it together until this season and Brady is the reason. The GOAT brought…

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Buccaneers: NFC Championship Game Preview

Opening Kickoff: Tom Brady and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers travel to Green Bay to take on the Packers in the NFC Championship. Tampa Bay is making their fourth appearance in the conference title game after finishing 11-5 during the season. The Bucs beat the Washington Football Team and the Saints to advance to the title game. The Packers and Buccaneers have met one other time in the playoffs. The Packers…

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Patriots: A trade for Matthew Stafford doesn’t work for the Patriots

Gregory Shamus/Getty Images The Detroit Lions announced yesterday that they are putting quarterback Matthew Stafford on the trade block after the veteran quarterback requested a trade. The quarterback needy Patriots immediately jump to the top of the list of potential trade partners. The problem is, the media and the fans want the Patriots to trade for Stafford. In reality, they are in no position to trade for Stafford. Detroit on…

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Patriots: Matt Patricia’s role with the Patriots is shrouded in mystery

The Patriots announced yesterday that they have rehired former defensive coordinator Matt Patricia. The organization did not specify a title for Patricia, only saying that he will assist head coach Bill Belichick in a variety of roles. Patricia is a trusted Belichick assistant who cut his teeth in New England from 2004 to 2017 as a defensive assistant, position coach and coordinator before becoming the head coach of the Detroit…

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High School: Latest football proposal fails to address the Thanksgiving conundrum

A new football proposal for the 2021 season was presented at Tuesday’s MIAA Football Committee meeting. The proposal would alter the current regular season and playoff model. Under the proposed system, there would be a nine-game regular season schedule in which the top eight teams in each division would qualify for the postseason. The playoffs would start the week after the regular season ends with the state title games scheduled…

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High School: NEFJ Featured Team of the Week – Hingham

Like most teams around the state, the Hingham football program has had to get creative to keep things fresh. Whether it’s mentally or physically, the Harbormen coaching staff has done everything they possibly can to make sure the squad is ready to go if they’re given the green light in just about four weeks. “My high school coach who actually got me into coaching, and he’s now our quarterback coach,…

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Buccaneers: Brady beats Brees, sets up duel with Rodgers in 14th conference title game

He’s done it again. In his 20th NFL season, at 43 years old, Tom Brady is heading to a 14th conference championship, this time in the NFC after Tampa Bay beat New Orleans 30-20 in the Super Dome on Sunday. Brad has now won two road playoff games without a bye week. He’s done it against one of the best defensive fronts in the league and then against one of…

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