Patriots Rewind: Patriots 27 Browns 13

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…


Patriots: Tom Brady’s contract has us scratching our heads

August 8, 2019

The Patriots and Tom Brady announced a two year, $70 million dollar contract extension on Sunday. On the surface, this is great news. In reality, this is a year to year contract. In the short term, Brady got a raise for 2019. He will now make $23 million dollars instead of $15 million dollars. The new deal actually gives the Patriots $5 million dollars in cap space for this season….


Patriots: 2019 Quarterback Preview

July 28, 2019

Quarterbacks: Tom Brady, Brian Hoyer, Jarrett Stidham Tom Brady is entering his 20th season in the NFL and is still playing at a high level despite what national pundits were saying last season. Brady is in a contract year so his contract situation will be worth monitoring. Brian Hoyer will once again be the back up. Hoyer is entering his 12th season in the league and his sixth with the…


Patriots: Tom Brady’s contract should be addressed now before it becomes an issue.

July 24, 2019

Tom Brady is entering a contract year for the first time in his career. The greatest quarterback of all time is playing for his next contract this season. That is hard to believe because Brady’s contract has never been an issue but at age 41, the Patriots have a decision to make regarding their starting quarterback. On the surface, it is a no brainer. You extend Brady and ensure that…


Patriots: I have officially done a 180 on Rob Gronkowski coming back in 2019.

July 11, 2019

When Rob Gronkowski announced his retirement on March 24th, I felt at the time that he was done. I never thought he would play again. The injuries had taken their toll and at the age of 29, Gronkowski decided to walk away while he can. Since Gronkowski announced his retirement however, there has been growing speculation that he would return to the Patriots at some point this season. Despite losing…


Patriots: Chris Simms lists Tom Brady as the ninth best quarterback in the NFL going into 2019.

June 29, 2019

Image courtesy of @CSimmsQB Former quarterback and current NFL analyst Chris Simms ranked Tom Brady as the ninth best quarterback in the NFL last week in his 2019 top 40 quarterback rankings. Simms cited age and playing in a quarterback friendly system as the primary reasons he ranked Brady ninth on his list. Simms is the son of former NFL quarterback and Super Bowl winner Phil Simms. He played in…


Patriots: Previewing Mini Camp

June 3, 2019

The Patriots open mandatory mini camp today. Here are five things I’ll be looking for as the Patriots unofficially kick off the 2019 season. 1. The new coaching staff: The Patriots underwent a staff shake up this off-season with several assistants taking positions on Brian Flores staff in Miami. As a result, Bill Belichick had to fill several vacancies. He elevated three quality control assistants to on field roles and…


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 Pulse Recap: Patriots 37 Eagles 20

August 17, 2018

Game Rewind: The Patriots exacted a tiny measure of revenge against the Eagles last night in a 37-20 win at Gillette Stadium. The Patriots improved to 2-0 on the pre-season. Here are my thoughts on the game. 1. Brady Was On: Remember all that talk that Tom Brady was going to be rusty after missing voluntary OTA’s? Yeah. It didn’t matter. Brady played the entire first half and put up…


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…