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Boston Sports Media Watch:
The Patriots did manage to win the football game yesterday, though it surely won’t seem like it for much of this week, as once again they couldn’t hold onto a fourth quarter lead, and instead appeared to hand the game to the New York Jets when Devin McCourty fumbled a kickoff return with two minutes remaining. The Patriots managed to rally, getting a game-tying field goal from Stephen Gostkowski as time expired in regulation, and a game winning field goal in overtime (do those count as “clutch” kicks, or not?) and the defense made a big play in overtime to seal the game for the Patriots.
This team has some prominent flaws, and at times you scratch your head at the play calling (I don’t know about you, but I didn’t anticipate pining for the days of Bill O’Brien – and that’s no knock on O’Brien.) and execution, but in the end they got the win, an important division win, and that’s the most important thing at this point.
Don’t Let the W Fool You – Bill Barnwell disagrees, saying that if
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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.
Devin McCourty's fumble
nearly lost the game for the Patriots on Sunday night, but it was Rob
Ninkovich's fumble that instead secured it as a win.
After the Patriots kicked a
go-ahead field goal at the start of overtime, a battered and bruised Patriots
defense took the field to try and close out the victory. The defense answered
the call, but it was...
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...
Patriots defensive possessions vs. Jets Drive Chart
I always enjoy Football Outsider’s efficiency-based DVOA rankings and think they paint a far...
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...
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...
Rob Ninkovich knocked the ball out of Mark Sanchez's hand in overtime and lifted the New England Patriots into sole possession of first place in the AFC East.
The undersized defensive end got around right tackle Austin Howard and hit Sanchez high while Jermaine Cunningham got him low for a sack, sealing a 29-26 overtime victory over the New York Jets on Sunday.
It’s Week 7 and there are six teams with a bye week. The injuries continue to pile up and teams taking a week off are not helping you as lineup...
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- The New England Patriots, who already lost three games this season by four points, were on the brink of another crushing loss Sunday. This one was coming at the hands of the New York Jets. Cue Tom Brady. The future Hall of Famer, his team trailing 26-23 after a disastrous five late minutes of football, took the Patriots down the field and into field-goal...
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 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...
Who's that standing behind Tom Brady? Is that Trump? Yes it is.Evil is on our side!!