Patriots: The addition of Adrian Phillips gives the Patriots another versatile piece on defense

March 21, 2020

After several defections from Foxboro this week including Tom Brady, Patriots fans got a bit of good news on Thursday when the team signed veteran safety Adrian Phillips to a two year deal worth a maximum of $7.5 million dollars. $3 million of it is guaranteed. S Adrian Phillips contract w/ Patriots: Signing bonus: $1.5 million 2020Base: $1.25mRoster: $500k ($31,250k per game)Incentives: $750k 2021Base: $2.25m ($500k g'teed)Roster: $500kIncentives: $750k ANALYSIS:…


Patriots Rewind: Patriots 41 Chargers 28

January 15, 2019

Game Rewind: The Patriots jumped out to a 35-7 lead in the first half en route to 41-28 win over the Chargers. New England silenced any doubters who thought this might be the end of their dynasty. Here are thoughts on the game. 1. Sony, Sony, Sony!! The rookie running back was terrific in his playoff debut rushing for 129 yards and three touchdowns. Michel was the centerpiece of the…


Patriots Playoff Preview: Los Angeles Chargers (13-4) at New England Patriots (11-5)

January 13, 2019

Opening Drive: The Los Angeles Chargers visit Gillette Stadium to battle the Patriots in what should be a terrific match up between two future hall of famers in Tom Brady and Phillip Rivers. The Chargers and Patriots are meeting in the playoffs for the fourth time. The San Diego Chargers beat the Boston Patriots in 1964 while the Patriots beat the Chargers in 2006 and 2007. Here are three keys…


Patriots: Los Angeles Chargers Scouting Report

January 8, 2019

Phillip Rivers and the Chargers will pose problems for the Patriots. The Patriots will face the Los Angeles Chargers in the AFC Divisional round on Sunday in Foxboro. Los Angeles is coming off of a 23-17 win over the Baltimore Ravens in the AFC Wild Card round. The Chargers have been good on the road this season going 8-1 away from home. They average 26.8 points per game and 372.6…


Patriots: Best match up for the Patriots in the divisional round

January 6, 2019

Deshaun Watson and the Texans would be the best match up for the Patriots in the divisional round. The Patriots secured the number two seed as a result of their win over the Jets last weekend. Like most of us, they are going to be watching the playoffs this weekend. We have a rooting interest in who we want the Patriots to play, however Bill Belichick, his staff and the…


NFL: Week 7 Picks Versus the Spread

October 21, 2018

Here are my picks for week 7. It has been a bit of an up and down ride thus far but I am feeling a bounce back week. Tennessee Titans vs. Los Angeles Chargers (-6.5, 45): The Titans offense has struggled thus far this season. I cannot see them keeping up with a Chargers offense that has big play potential and can score. Take the Chargers in this one. Houston…


Fantasy Football: 5 Value Defenses for 2018

June 14, 2018

Quality fantasy defenses are getting harder and harder to find. Thanks to high octane offenses and rules that favor offenses, defenses are at a disadvantage. That is why you are better off waiting on defenses until the later rounds because the difference between the top ranked defense and the tenth ranked defense is not that great. This is why when you are picking a defense, you should shop for bargains….


NFL: 5 Teams That Will Surprise People in 2018

May 18, 2018

It is never too early to start making predictions for the 2018 season. Here are five teams that I think will be vastly improved in 2018. 5. Cleveland Browns: Yes. The Cleveland Browns will surprise people in 2018. I know they have become a sexy pick for experts because of the additions of Baker Mayfield, Jarvis Landry and Carlos Hyde but there are other reasons I like this team. The hiring…