Patriots Draft: Studying Bill Belichick’s quarterback history could shed some light into his thought process

February 20, 2021

Many Patriots pundits and fans alike have speculated that Bill Belichick does not value the quarterback position. I am not sure I would go that far. I think he does but there is a pattern of addressing the position in his history which could shed some light into how he will address the position this off-season. Here are three observations I have made about Belichick and how he addresses the…


Patriots: Divisional round a reminder that picking a quarterback in the first round matters

January 17, 2021

The Divisional Round of the NFL playoffs is here and it is a reminder that picking a quarterback in the first round of the draft matters. Of the four games this weekend, only one features two quarterbacks that weren’t picked in the first round. The Buccaneers, Saints match up features Tom Brady of course who was picked in the sixth round of the 2000 NFL Draft and Drew Brees who…


Patriots Draft: Quarterback Scouting Reports

April 19, 2020

The Patriots have turned the page on the Tom Brady era after 20 seasons. It is hard to believe that another quarterback will be the face of the organization moving forward but that is the reality of professional sports today. The Patriots have the 23rd pick in the first round so it is highly unlikely that anyone of the top four quarterbacks in the class will be available to them….


Patriots Draft: Bill Belichick essentially acknowledged that the team will draft a quarterback

April 16, 2020

Bill Belichick once again played it close to the vest in his pre-draft press conference with the media on Monday. However he indirectly acknowledged that the team will draft a quarterback in next week’s draft. Belichick started the conference call by addressing Tom Brady’s departure from the organization after twenty years. He said it was impossible to sum up what Brady accomplished in twenty seasons in one press conference. Belichick…


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 Pulse Blog: Positional Breakdown: Quarterbacks

August 9, 2018

Image courtesy of John David Mercer / USA TODAY Sports Let’s be honest. There’s not much to talk about with the quarterbacks. Tom Brady AKA The GOAT will once again be the starter and Brian Hoyer will be his back up. Rookie Danny Etling will get an opportunity to show what he can do in the pre-season but at best, he will end up on the practice squad. Here are…


2018 NFL Draft: Scouting The Quarterbacks

April 23, 2018

The quarterbacks in this draft has been a source of discussion for the past two years. Teams that need quarterbacks have been looking to this draft with anticipation since 2016. Sam Darnold, Josh Allen, Josh Rosen Baker Mayfield and Lamar Jackson have been evaluated and dissected. Talent evaluators across the board have different opinions on all of them. They all have strengths but they also have their fair share of…