Found October 23, 2012 on
When Bill Belichick
led the Patriots across the pond three years ago, the result was a 35-7 rout of
the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. But Belichick admits that the transition wasn't as
easy as the final score might indicate.
This time around,
Belichick is much more aware of the situation, including the six hour
difference in time zones, and he's making sure the Patriots are better prepared
for the trip to London this time around.
"We're going to try to add a little bit extra time on
the back end to rest and kind of get adjusted and all that, rather than spend
it on game planning and that kind of thing," Belichick said to reporters
on Tuesday afternoon.
The adjustment will affect the Patriots' normal work week, as
each of the team's three scheduled practice days have now been moved up one day
to build in some needed travel flexibility.
"[We'll] kind of take Friday as a travel day and
obviously we're traveling Thursd...
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In case you had any doubts that the summer of Rob Gronkowski is officially over, the Patriots tight end confirmed that for us during a snoozer of an interview with “The Dan Patrick Show” on Monday.Radio hosts aren’t exactly expecting to talk about football when they bring Gronkowski on the air. They want to hear about all the raging he did during the summer, what porn stars...
When Dan Patrick asked Rob Gronkowski whether they would "crush beers" if the two were to ever hang out, Gronk denied ever "crushing" said beverage.
TAKE THAT, JETS
There were some very, very rich men in the Patriots' locker room following Sunday's overtime win over the New York Jets. Of course you had Bill Belichick, the NFL's highest-paid coach. Then you had Tom Brady, one of the highest-paid players in the league, and a guy who has made the GDP of small countries in endorsements. Then were the Krafts -- Robert and Jonathan --...
Following another game in which the New England Patriots nearly squandered a lead in the fourth quarter, Tom Brady finds himself wondering if the expectations among Patriots fans may be too high. Considering they entered the season with one of the easier schedules in the league, it is surprising that the Patriots needed a win over the Jets to crawl over .500. When asked about his...
October is a busy time of the year -- especially in the life of a cheerleader.
In the NFL, October means not only fall football season but also Breast Cancer Awareness Month, with plenty of opportunity to dress up and
support winning teams.
The New England Patriots cheerleading squad has had a busy month, sporting pink to promote breast cancer research and cheering...
I always enjoy Football Outsider’s efficiency-based DVOA rankings and think they paint a far...
5 takeaways from Patriots-Jets - Extra Points - Boston.com:
This is Cunningham’s year. He has...
Boston HeraldWhen taking roll call earlier today during the media viewing portion of the Pats walkthrough, Vinsanthe Shiancoe was spotted on the practice field. A short time ago, the Patriots confirmed it was in fact ShiancoeThe tight end had been placed on injured reserve with the designation to return. Under the new rule, Shiancoe was eligible to return to practice after Week...
Throughout his Hall of Fame-worthy coaching career — well, maybe not when he was with the Browns — New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick, despite his curmudgeonly demeanor and oft-disheveled appearance has been looked upon as an innovator in many, many respects. And while the sparkling shine on the Patriots organization may have lost a little bit of its luster the past...
Patrick Chung leading the activities with kids at the Stop & Shop Healthy Kids Summit at Gillette Stadium. Photo credit: Melanie Hocking
New England Patriots safety Patrick Chung spent Monday evening playing tag, skipping and practicing kickoffs at Gillette Stadium.
Is this the new defensive plan for the Patriots?
Monday evening, Gillette Stadium was filled with...
McCourty may not be the shutdown cornerback many anticipated after a Pro Bowl
rookie season. But he's still a damn good defensive back.
was forced back into the safety role in the Patriots' secondary on Sunday, a
position played at times toward the end of the 2011 season. But even with some
prior knowledge, McCourty is still very inexperienced...
The Patriots gained at least 350 yards for the 16th straight regular-season game, tying the St. Louis Rams of 1999-2000 for the most in NFL history. (Bottom of article)
A.B. Everyone in New England seems to be down on the Patriots right now. The local radio stations are filled with calls about Tom Brady being too old, Belichick losing touch, the horrible secondary and even...
It's Week 8 in the NFL, which means that we are on the brink of the halfway point of the season. This is the time where we ought to have a pretty good handle on who is hot and who is not. But it has been an unusual year with lots of old faces in strange places and rookies running the show in their place.Is it mediocrity, parity, or something out of the Twilight Zone? Perhaps...
Who's that standing behind Tom Brady? Is that Trump? Yes it is.Evil is on our side!!