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Boston Sports Then & Now:
In this social media age, NEWS and ODDITIES are all around you and at your fingertips. With a tap of your smartphone, you can find out what your favorite athlete or celeb is doing and thinking. Some things make you SCRATCH your head or say HMM.
The members of the New England Patriots are no different, they are quite in tune with the Twitter Machine.
In this edition: Brandon Spikes Is ALL ABOUT The Red Heads & Chandler Jones Is Feeling Good For A Monday.
FILE THIS UNDER: BIRDS OF A FEATHER FLOCK TOGETHER
Just pictured a ginger eating soul food. Sorry buddy, u need more help than that. #Random I can’t leave gingers alone lately
— brandon spikes (@BrandonSpikes55) November 4, 2012
For those who don’t know who/what a “GINGER” is:
A ginger person has red hair. This red hair comes from a recessive gene. This recessive gene comes from another ginger or half-ginger hybrid.
This makes COMPLETE sense. As we all know Patriots Brandon Spikes is a “tad bit off-center” and we all know what they say about redheads……
FILE THIS UNDER: SOMEONE’S MONDAY IS STARTING OFF IN EPIC FASHION
— Chandler Jones (@Chan95Jones) November 5, 2012
Someone DOES NOT have a “case of the Mondays”.
Now enough of this BYE WEEK jibber jabber, let’s get back to FOOTBALL!
BEST OF MAXIM
“When the Patriots were splitting snaps between Welker and Julian Edelman in the first two...
Aerosmith decided to treat the people of Boston with a return to their roots on Monday afternoon in Boston.
Luckily for Tom Brady and some other members of the Patriots, they're in the middle of some time off, given their Week 9 bye week.
The Patriots quarterback was in attendance for the concert, as were owners Robert and Jonathan Kraft, as well as linebacker...
Belichick Breakdown - Steelers at Patriots 12/9/2007 (by xjmaki)
Defensive backs who don’t turn their head around is such a point of contention with Patriots fans this year, but here’s a great film breakdown of the how Rodney Harrison defends a pass against the Steelers without ever turning around. You don’t have to get your head around if you don’t touch the receiver and...
Jimmy Lake, who was Aqib Talib's defensive backs coach from 2010-11, had a lot of good things to say about the Patriots new corner back when he joined 98.5 The Sports Hub on Friday (listen below).Lake told the guys Talib is a good all-around football player who will work hard, possibly harder than any other player on the Patriots.“Aqib’s got the size you want; he’s 6-1...
It’s safe to say there weren’t too many folks in Patriots Nation feeling good after barely squeaking out a win in Week 7 at home against the Jets. Everything from the secondary to the offense to the coaching staff was in question.
Many felt the trip to London for Week 8’s game against the Rams would be somewhat of a “make or break” situation for the youngest team Bill...
The Patriots bye week is finally over!!
Brandon Spikes and Drew Rosenhaus have called it quits.
According to Liz Mullen of Sports Business Journal, Spikes has terminated Rosenhaus as his agent. Mullen adds that Rosenhaus has declined to comment on the matter.
Spikes, 25, is in his third NFL season after getting drafted out of the University of Florida No. 62 overall. Spikes signed a four-year deal during his rookie season...
Aaron and Janelle share the same birthday !
While Andrew Luck, Matt Ryan and Doug Martin captivated the
football world on Sunday, Tom Brady was sitting at home with his feet up. But just because the Patriots didn't have a
game, didn't mean the quarterback wasn't still working.
Brady, making his weekly appearance on WEEI's Dennis and Callahan Morning Show on
Monday, explained how difficult it can be to...
It has been an unconventional start to the 2012 NFL season to say the least. The 5-3 Patriots find themselves as the conference’s three seed and if the season ended today the Patriots would be hosting the Pittsburgh Steelers:
After dismantling the Rams (45-7) in the United Kingdom, the Patriots had a much-needed bye in week nine. New England gained ground on the Dolphins and...
The peacoat with no undershirt look is in Juan…
The Sporting News polled 103 players from 27 NFL teams and...NY Jets head coach Rex Ryan is the most overrated HC in the league. Here's the list:
Rex Ryan, Jets 35
Bill Belichick, Patriots...
Full story at Bob's Blitz ~ http://www.bobsblitz.com
Aerosmith held a free concert on the streets of the Allston neighborhood in Boston on Monday to mark the band’s 40th anniversary in the location where they got their start. Nowadays, Allston is quite the hipster enclave. Forbes, a publication that totally knows what’s up with the kids, named it as one of the 20 best hipster neighborhoods in the country.
Tom Brady, Bob Kraft...