Patriots: It is time for a shift in philosophy when it comes to the Patriots passing game

January 9, 2021

Now that the 2020 season has ended, it is time to access things and to figure out where the Patriots can improve for the 2021 season. Aside from upgrading the personnel, which would go a long way in ensuring that this team can compete again, the Patriots also need to consider a philosophy change on offense. It is too early in the off-season to tell as to whether or not…


Patriots: Quarterbacks coach Jedd Fisch is leaving for the University of Arizona. What does it mean for the Patriots?

December 23, 2020

Image courtesy of Matthew J. Lee/The Boston Globe via Getty Images Patriots quarterbacks coach Jedd Fisch has been hired as the head football coach at the University of Arizona. Fisch is expected to depart for his new job immediately. So, what does this mean for the Patriots? Well, in the short term it means that Josh McDaniels will have to coach the quarterbacks for the last two weeks of the…


Patriots: Cam Newton has a chance to rewrite the story of his career in New England

September 12, 2020

When the Patriots signed Cam Newton in July, many of us wondered how it would work in New England? The flamboyant Newton and the stoic Bill Belichick wasn’t exactly a match made in heaven. Fast forward to today and the two parties couldn’t be happier that they have joined forces. At least that is what they tell us. For Newton; a former league MVP, this is an opportunity to turn…


Patriots: 2020 Patriots could better off with Newton than they would be with Brady

July 1, 2020

Image courtesy of By Kevin Stone/@kstone06 The 2020 Patriots as constituted are better off with Cam Newton as their quarterback. Now, since most people only see, read and hear what they choose to see, read and hear, let me be PERFECTLY CLEAR about this… Tom Brady is the greatest quarterback of all time. Tom Brady will always be better than Cam Newton. Tom Brady deserves a statue outside Gillette…


Patriots: Brady, McDaniels rift isn’t that big of a deal. It happens more than you think

May 16, 2020

If the Last Dance has taught anything, coaches and players disagreeing with each other is a way of life in sports. That is why Gary Myers report on Monday that one of the reasons Tom Brady left the Patriots was his deteriorating relationship with Josh McDaniels is a non-story to me. Hard to present an order of why Tom Brady didn't want to return to Patriots. But one thing has…


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…


Patriots: Like it or not Patriots fans, Josh McDaniels is coming back to New England

January 15, 2020

Patriots offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels drew the ire of Patriots fans this season with his play calling. Despite years of unprecedented success and coordinating an offense that has won three Super Bowls, Patriots fans had enough of McDaniels and his system. When reports surfaced that McDaniels was a leading candidate for the Panthers, Giants and Browns openings, Patriots fans offered to chauffeur McDaniels to the airport. The Panthers and Giants…


Patriots: Josh McDaniels is staying in New England for the 2019 Season

January 10, 2019

Patriots offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels announced on Tuesday that he is not taking anymore head coaching interviews and that he plans on staying in New England for the 2019 season. McDaniels interviewed for the Green Bay Packers opening last week but the Packers settled on Tennessee Titans offensive coordinator Matt LaFleur on Monday. McDaniels was the presumed front runner for the position but the Packers opted to go with the…


Patriots: 3 Reasons why Josh McDaniels should take the Packers job if it is offered to him

Oct 29, 2018; Orchard Park, NY, USA; New England Patriots offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels prior to the game against the Buffalo Bills at New Era Field. Mandatory Credit: Rich Barnes-USA TODAY Sports
January 7, 2019

Reports surfaced over the weekend that the Green Bay Packers were interested in bringing back Patriots offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels for a second interview. Another report surfaced this past weekend that said the Patriots were preparing for McDaniels departure and that former Texas Tech coach Kliff Kingsbury was a favorite to replace him as offensive coordinator. We have been down this road with McDaniels before so despite his insistence that…