Patriots: Bill Belichick position breakdown gives us insight into his thought process when evaluating players

April 1, 2020

Former NFL scout and current NFL Network draft analyst Daniel Jeremiah tweeted out a document yesterday that he received in Ravens scout school. I think you’ll enjoy this… We were given this handout during a scout school from my time with the Ravens. Coach Belichick has held true to almost all of this over the years. — Daniel Jeremiah (@MoveTheSticks) March 31, 2020 The document is a breakdown of…


Patriots: Multiple losses on both sides of the ball could lead to a rebuilding year in Foxboro

March 20, 2020

2020 has sucked so far. Let’s be honest. It is not just because of the Coronavirus. It has sucked to be a sports fan in Boston. First Mookie Betts was traded to the Dodgers. Then the Bruins and Celtics seasons were suspended because of the Coronavirus. The final blow came this week when after twenty years of being a Patriot, Tom Brady left and signed with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers….


Patriots: Belichick has to a lot to figure out as life without Tom Brady begins

March 19, 2020

By Kevin J. Stone/@kstone06/@newftbj It’s been two days since Tom Brady decided to end 20 years of dominance here in New England. Admittedly it still hasn’t hit me as much as I think it will once the season rolls around and he’s taking snaps in a different uniform, but there is one thing I’m not sure people are truly thinking about. What does this all mean for Bill Belichick? And…


Patriots: The unimaginable has happened. Tom Brady is leaving the Patriots

March 17, 2020

By Kevin J. Stone/@kstone06/@newftbj March 17, 2020 – a day that will live in New England sports infamy. Fittingly, snow was falling on Tuesday morning when Tom Brady stunningly announced he’d be continuing his football journey somewhere other than New England via instagram. The man who seemingly provided some of his best football in bad weather had one final dagger to throw through the snow, but this one wasn’t headed…


Patriots: Brady to the Bucs? It might be his only option outside of New England

March 15, 2020

By Kevin J. Stone/@kstone06/@newftbj Tom Brady. Six-time Super Bowl champion. And…Tampa Bay Buccaneer? With teams reportedly dropping like flies in the Tom Brady free agent sweepstakes, it appears as if the Bucs and Patriots are the last two teams TB12 has to choose from (although you can’t count out the Raiders just yet). What would it do to his legacy if he finished his career with a mediocre franchise? Well,…


Patriots: Thoughts on the Patriots and the combine

February 27, 2020

With the on field workouts of the NFL Combine kicking off tonight, I thought I would share some of my thoughts on what this combine means for the Patriots. Here are ten thoughts. 1.It doesn’t appear the Patriots have met with Tom Brady’s agent Don Yee as was reported earlier in the week. In fact, Karen Guregian of the Boston Herald has reported that the Patriots have not spoken to…


Patriots: Tom Brady’s agent to meet with the Patriots at the NFL Combine

February 25, 2020

Image courtesy of Jim Davis/Boston Globe According to NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport, the Patriots are expected to meet with Tom Brady’s agent Don Yee at the NFL Combine. The news of the meeting reinforces the notion that Brady has an interest in returning to the New England and is willing to give the Patriots the first opportunity to sign him. League sources have been reporting the past two weeks that…


Patriots: In a surprising turn of events, Nick Caserio is coming back to the Patriots after signing a multi year deal

February 16, 2020

The Patriots announced last week that Director of Player Personnel Nick Caserio has agreed to terms on a new contract that will keep him in New England. Caserio has been with the organization for 19 years and was promoted to Director of Player Personnel in 2008. If you remember last summer, there was speculation that Caserio was being courted by the Houston Texans and that when his contract expired after…


Patriots: Tom Brady is playing mind games and quite frankly, I am over it

February 1, 2020

Photo courtesy of Tom Brady’s twitter account. The football world was abuzz on Thursday when Tom Brady posted this picture of him walking into an empty stadium on his Instagram account. Rumors started circulating that this was Brady walking into Nissan Stadium in Nashville, Tennessee. Others interpreted the picture as Brady possibly hinting at retirement. A few people mentioned that he was paying homage to Kobe Bryant who had a…


Patriots: Bill Belichick goes outside the circle in hiring by hiring Jedd Fisch

January 25, 2020

The Boston Globe’s Jim McBride tweeted out last night that the Patriots were hiring veteran college and NFL coach Jedd Fisch as an offensive assistant. Fisch has a wealth of college and NFL experience as both a coordinator and as a position coach. He has coached quarterbacks and receivers during his career. One would think that he will coach one of those two positions. On paper, it would seem Fisch…