Found November 26, 2012 on
For nearly a decade, the Patriots have been known as a pass-first team on offense. That strategy isn’t going to change anytime soon. But the emergence of a sound and productive running game has at least shifted the offensive method in New England.
Stevan Ridley, who ranks third in the AFC with 939 rushing yards, has brought new life to a team that hasn’t produced an effective running game since Corey Dillon‘s last days in New England back in 2006.
Ridley’s contributions have proven vital in the emergence of a more balanced offense in New England, and quarterback Tom Brady is just one of the spectators taking notice.
“There was a lot competition at running back in the early part of the season, and that whole group has really been a huge strength of our team,” Brady said during his weekly appearance on WEEI’s Dennis and Callahan Morning Show on Monday.
The improved ground game has forced defenses to turn at least some of their attention away from Brady, allowing the quarterback more t...
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Sometimes we take Tom Brady for granted. At the moment, he's being Tom Brady. He's making every throw, not turning the ball over and slicing apart every defense. Just what he does every year. So why do I never hear his name in the mix for league MVP?Peyton Manning, J.J. Watt, Adrian Peterson are just a few of the names I hear in MVP conversations. But Brady has simply been...
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Now that all the Thanksgiving leftovers have been polished off, let's take a look at the updated Positive Impact Factor standings through Week 12 of the 2012 NFL season.
Tom Brady retained the top spot that he took over from RGIII back in Week 10. However, the rookie is not far off Brady's pace.
Here's the standings so far (movement in brackets, rookies in bold):
Jim Harbaugh has found himself in the best, but possibly also the worst, situation for his team.
I mean, what coach doesn’t want the choice between two talented and more than capable quarterbacks? Nothing is worse than lacking a capable quarterback. So, having two who are must be a fantastic scenario. Only, some serious complications could rise from the fallen’s ashes.
Peyton Manning shared the MVP award with Steve McNair in 2003, the first of the former Colts quarterback’s Hall of Fame career.
Counting that season, either Manning or Patriots quarterback Tom Brady has been named NFL MVP six times in those nine seasons. It’s beginning to look like it could be one of those two legends once again coming away with the trophy this season.
Looking to play a quick game of “Where’s Waldo?” during an NFL game this Sunday? Hate to spoil your fun, but it’s not going to take very long to find him.
As the winter season is now upon us, the NFL has released its latest line of cold-weather apparel, which features some interesting hats. The knit sideline hats have been distributed to the players and are now for sale on...
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We’ve got about a month left in the regular season, so we feel it’s appropriate to break down the teams and find out which have the best offenses so far. Perhaps this information will help you decide which way to go with your NFL picks.
In terms of total offense, which measures yardage, the New England Patriots are top dogs at 431.9 YPG. Tom Brady...
Filed to ESPN: Seattle CBs Richard Sherman and Brandon Browner facing 4-game suspensions for violating performance enhancing drug policy.— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) November 25, 2012Remember when Richard Sherman picked Tom Brady off in Seattle and then taunted him on twitter afterwards? I guess what goes around comes around.Apparently both Sherman and Browner strongly deny...
The last player to win the Superbowl after winning the MVP? Kurt Warner in 1999.Now, you might read that first line and think this is about some "MVP curse". Not the case. Instead, let's look at what the MVP actually means and how the voters determine who is qualified for it. In there lies the reason why MVPs never win and why the award is inherently dumb.Let's...