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Boston College: Strength coach Phil Matusz meets with the local media

By Kevin J. Stone/@kstone06/@newftbj Boston College football head strength and conditioning coach Phil Matusz met with the media via Zoom on Wednesday afternoon, addressing a number of topics, but most importantly how the brand new Eagle coaching staff is still finding ways to be productive during these unprecedented times. Athletic departments around the country are dealing with something no one ever thought they’d be dealing with, but for a football…

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High School: B.C High OT Erik Russell commits to Wake Forest

Boston College High School offensive tackle and three star recruit Erik Russell announced yesterday that he is committing to Wake Forest. 100% committed!!! Thanks to everyone who helped me along the way. pic.twitter.com/rAcnJnj1xz — Erik Russell (@erikrussell21) May 11, 2020 Russell had offers from Wake Forest, Boston College, Rutgers, UConn, Harvard, UMass, Brown, Dartmouth and Albany. UMass and Dartmouth offered Russell at the end of last year but a flurry…

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Patriots: It’s time for Bob Kraft to put Bill Parcells into the Patriots Hall of Fame

The Patriots announced this morning that defensive end Richard Seymour was elected by the fans as the latest inductee into the Patriots Hall of Fame. Seymour beat out teammate Mike Vrabel and former Patriots coach Bill Parcells. Seymour winning the fan vote is not a surprise. Big Sey was a fan favorite and a stalwart on three Super Bowl winning teams. You could say the same thing about Vrabel but…

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Patriots: Breaking down the Patriots 2020 schedule with and without fans

By Kevin Stone/@kstone06/@newftbj Well, well well, now we know what Jarret Stidham’s first 16 game slate is going to look like…or do we? Now that the schedule is out and the Patriots don’t have it easy by any means, it’s worth wondering whether Bill will start Brian Hoyer early in the year with some tough road games on the docket or just throw Stidham in the fire and see what…

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High School: Bishop Hendricken DE Jason Onye commits to Notre Dame

Bishop Hendricken defensive end Jason Onye committed to Notre Dame on Thursday. The 6-5 245 pound defensive end had 17 offers and picked Notre Dane over the likes of Ohio State, Michigan, Penn State, Boston College, Arizona, Virginia Tech, Virginia and Tennessee. 100% Commited, Love Thee ☘️☘️ #GoldRush21 pic.twitter.com/9vNGBAB1tm — Jason Onye (@jason_onye) May 7, 2020 Onye cited several reasons as to why he chose Notre Dame. “It’s a family…

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Tompa Bay: 2020 Buccaneers schedule breakdown

By Kevin Stone/@kstone06/@newftbj You didn’t think we were done with Tom Brady talk did you? Not to worry, we’re going to have Tom Brady Tuesday coverage every week here at New England Football Journal to make sure you can still keep up with what the GOAT is doing. Brady will be in primetime plenty this season, bringing Bucs fans the attention for the first time in a long time. For…

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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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