Patriots: End of the line? 49ers blowout New England by 27 points. Patriots now 2-4

San Francisco 49ers tight end George Kittle (85) eludes New England Patriots defensive back J.C. Jackson (27) after catching a pass in the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020, in Foxborough, Mass. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)
October 26, 2020

AP Photo/Steven Senne FOXBOROUGH — For some reason last week, the New England Patriots decided to put out an “all dynasty” team. Of course, whenever these teams of the decade or century come out, it signifies the end of an era. So, did the Patriots call their shot when they decided to release the all dynasty team? It sure as hell felt that way on Sunday. The Patriots no-showed in…

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Tampa Bay Tuesday: Brady and the Bucs roll over Green Bay, move to 4-2

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October 20, 2020

The roller coaster that is the 2020 Tampa Bay Buccaneers season was back up on Sunday. After reaching arguably its lowest point of the season following an ugly Thursday night loss to the Bears, the Bucs continued their up-and-down year with an impressive 38-10 win over the previously unbeaten Packers. This one was more about the Tampa defense forcing Green Bay to flat out quit more than anything Brady or…

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Patriots: Broncos hand Pats six-point loss on an ugly day at Gillette

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October 19, 2020

This is what the rest of the country has had to watch for the last 20 years. If you were disgusted for the majority of Sunday afternoon’s 18-12 loss to the Broncos, welcome back to the real world Patriots fans. We all knew that things would be drastically different without Tom Brady. However, Sunday’s debacle of a game was the first time we truly saw what life after Brady –…

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Patriots: Recapping Bill Belichick’s weekly OMF interview on WEEI

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October 13, 2020

The Pats didn’t play this past weekend, but, Bill Belichick still met with Glenn Ordway, Lou Merloni and Christian Fauria Monday afternoon to talk about the state of the organization. With so much uncertainty revolving around the schedule, the HC of the NEP had some interesting thoughts on how the league has handled things. Ordway opened acknowledging that each week there is a new “have you ever seen anything like…

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Tampa Bay Tuesday: Bucs end up a down short in 20-19 loss to Bears

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October 11, 2020

What a difference three days makes, huh? This past Tuesday in our weekly Tampa Bay Tuesday piece I closed by saying it appeared this Buccaneers team was starting to gel and become a formidable opponent. Well, with an ugly 20-19 loss to the Chicago Bears on Thursday Night Football, I could not have been more wrong. The game ended with Tom Brady giving us his best Brian Hoyer impression, forgetting…

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Patriots: Patriots, Broncos postponed to next Sunday due to a Patriots player testing positive for COVID-19

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October 11, 2020

The Patriots and Broncos game has been postponed to next Sunday after a Patriots player tested positive for COVID-19 in the latest round of testing. The game was originally scheduled to be played today at 1 pm, then it got moved to 4:25 pm and finally it got moved to 5 pm on Monday after Stephon Gilmore tested positive for COVID-19 earlier in the week. Now that the game has…

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Tampa Bay Tuesday: Brady and the Bucs win shootout over Chargers, move to 3-1

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October 6, 2020

Photo by James Gilbert/Getty Images Tom Brady looked as good as good as ever on Sunday. Brady was forced into a shootout with rookie Justin Herbert and prevailed like an old veteran should, dragging the Buccaneers to a 38-31 win over the Los Angeles Chargers. Brady and the Bucs trailed by 17-points at one point, but, he thew for 369 yards and five touchdowns (and a pick 6) in the…

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Patriots: Defense steps up, Hoyer drops the ball in 26-10 loss to Kansas City

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October 5, 2020

Charlie Riedel/Associated Press This was setting up to potentially be one of the greatest regular season wins in franchise history. October 5, 2020 was going to be a night Patriots fans remembered in the same class as the comeback against Denver on that frigid night in Foxborough or, Drew Bledsoe’s win over Minnesota. The incredible story was unfolding before all of our eyes. New England’s starting quarterback was diagnosed with…

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Tompa Bay Tuesday: Brady, Bucs get first win of the year but it wasn’t pretty

Sep 20, 2020; Tampa, Florida, USA; Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady (12) throws a pass against the Carolina Panthers during the third quarter at Raymond James Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports
September 22, 2020

Image courtesy of USATI Tampa Bay — First things first. We’re sticking with “Tompa Bay Tuesday” for this piece for the remainder of the year. It’s lame. We know. Oh well. Now, it wasn’t pretty, but Tom Brady and the Bucs got their first win of the year on Sunday, beating Carolina 31-17. Brady was 23-of-35 for just 217 yards, a touchdown and an interception. Mike Evans and Brady finally appeared…

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Patriots: Nuggets from Bill Belichick’s weekly OMF interview on WEEI

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September 22, 2020

Image courtesy of the New England Patriots/WEEI After another instant classic with the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday night, Bill Belichick was back meeting with Glenn Ordway, Lou Merloni and Christian Fauria Monday afternoon. As always, it’s one of the more valuable pieces of radio in this area each week that sometimes doesn’t get the credit it deserves. This week was a tough one for the entire Patriots organization as Bill…

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