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Jim Hackett
October 17, 2019 - 9:17 am
Yeah they’re 1-4 and yes they are the Jets, but these aren’t the same Jets the Patriots completely outclassed in a Week 3 30-14 rout in Foxboro. They aren’t exactly good, but they aren’t the Redskins or Dolphins either; two teams who are locking horns in a race to the bottom of the NFL toilet. The...
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Ryan Hannable
October 17, 2019 - 8:09 am
What to make of Patriots running back Sony Michel.
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Patrick Mahomes
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Andy Hart
October 16, 2019 - 8:05 am
Bill Belichick has noted over the years that there is a reason it’s referred to as “midseason form.” Most teams, certainly teams that have championship futures, don’t just roll out of training camp and play their best football. Rather, it takes time on the practice field and in game competition for...
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Rookie N'Keal Harry
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Ryan Hannable
October 15, 2019 - 6:00 am
Don't expect much from Patriots rookie N'Keal Harry this season.
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Rob Bradford
October 13, 2019 - 7:49 am
The year was 2013 and the Red Sox had a decision to make. They knew a good chunk of the $2.9 million they had to spend in the international free-agent market was going to go to one player. The top of Boston’s list had two names: Rafael Devers and Gleyber Torres. “We really liked Gleyber,”...
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Brandon Bolden
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Andy Hart
October 11, 2019 - 1:59 am
FOXBOROUGH -- Six games into the season, the Patriots are a 6-0 football team. They are one of only two undefeated teams in the NFL, the only perfect squad in the AFC and have built a nice foundation to be in position to battle for a No. 1 seed in the conference come January playoff time. The track...
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Bill Belichick
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Jim Hackett
October 10, 2019 - 10:30 am
Stormy weather is on the horizon for tonight’s game against the New York Giants and that’s about the only interesting factor in this game to breakdown. Vegas has the Patriots as 17-point favorites which is kind. The Giants literally limp into Foxboro with injuries to their three best playmakers on...
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Tom Brady
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Ryan Hannable
October 09, 2019 - 6:35 am
What is one of the No. 1 traits associated with Tom Brady? Right up there with his competitiveness, it’s his positivity. “I’m just a positive person,” Brady has said countless times over the years. But recently, when it comes to the Patriots offense, especially the pass catchers, he hasn’t been...
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Andy Hart
October 08, 2019 - 6:49 am
Eight tumultuous years into his NFL career, Josh Gordon probably is what he is at this point. Well into his second season in New England, what exactly is that? Through a 5-0 start to the Patriots season, Gordon ranks third on the team with 19 catches for 280 yards (14.7 avg.) with one touchdown...
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Marshall Newhouse
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Andy Hart
October 06, 2019 - 6:33 pm
Dante Scarnecchia is the most accomplished, respected coach on the Patriots staff not named Bill Belichick. He’s a legendary offensive line leader who’s earned uniquely universal faith from media, fans, opponents, fellow coaches and players alike. Scar has overseen offensive lines with differing...
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