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

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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…

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Patriots: Please spare us the Garoppolo trade revisit articles. It is time to move on

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January 20, 2020

Jimmy Garoppolo is going to his third Super Bowl but his time it is as the starting quarterback of the San Francisco 49ers. The former heir apparent to Tom Brady completed six passes for 77 yards in San Francisco’s 37-20 win over the Green Bay Packers in the NFC Championship game. Patriots fans everywhere will be rooting for their beloved “Jimmy G” when the 49ers take on the Kansas City…

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

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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…

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Patriots: The Patriots should do what is best for the team and re-sign Tom Brady

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January 11, 2020

(Photo courtesy of Adam Glanzman/Getty Images) Bill Belichick and Tom Brady have been synonymous with success the past twenty years. Is it time for a split? I purposely decided not to overreact after last Saturday’s loss to the Titans. I didn’t want to start writing a bunch of stuff about the future of the Patriots or start predicting their demise. Instead, I wanted to wait, gather my thoughts and then…

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Patriots Rewind: Titans 20 Patriots 13

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January 6, 2020

Game rewind: The Patriots 2019 season ended after a frustrating 20-13 loss at the hands of the Tennessee Titans. The offense once again struggled to consistently move the ball, particularly in the second half. The Patriots lack of a playmaker once again was an issue and as a result, they couldn’t play with the lead and dictate the pace. Here are five thoughts on this tough loss. 1. Offense struggles…

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Patriots Preview: Buffalo Bills (10-4) at New England Patriots (11-3)

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December 21, 2019

When was the last time we can definitively say that a game against the Buffalo Bills this time of year was a “BIG” game. I cannot remember a time when in recent memory when a game against the long time AFC rivals was this big. You know what’s at stake. If the Patriots win, they win the AFC East and get one step closer to securing the number two seed…

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Patriots Preview: New England Patriots (10-1) at Houston Texans (7-4)

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December 1, 2019

The Patriots and the flu bug both invade Houston for Sunday Night Football. The Patriots had 12 players listed as questionable on the injury report this week due to illness. New England already has limited depth so this flu bug that has hit the locker room comes at a bad time. The other story line of course is old friend Bill O’Brien coaches the Texans. The Patriots ties to Houston…

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Patriots Rewind: Patriots 17 Eagles 10

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November 20, 2019

Game Rewind: The Patriots defense was once again the story in the team’s 17-10 win over the Eagles. Philadelphia jumped out to a 10-0 lead in the first half but the defense adjusted and shut down Carson Wentz and company the rest of the way. Here are five thoughts on the game. 1. Defense does it’s part: As I mentioned, the defense once again carried the Patriots to victory. After…

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Patriots: Five areas the Patriots need to improve moving forward

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November 17, 2019

The Patriots return to action today after a bye week last week. There are still a lot of question marks regarding this team after their loss to the Ravens two weeks ago. The Patriots need to get healthy and improve in certain areas in order to get back to the Super Bowl. Here are five areas the Patriots must improve in if they want to get to Miami. 1. Get…

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Patriots Rewind: Patriots 27 Browns 13

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October 28, 2019

AP Photo/Elise Amendola Game Rewind: The Patriots used some big plays from their defense early on to build a 17-0 lead and they held off an undisciplined Browns team 27-13 in a rain soaked game at Gillette Stadium. Here are five thoughts on the game. 1. Defense spearheads fast start: A fumble recovery for a touchdown, a forced fumble and an interception by Lawrence Guy of all people, allowed the…

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