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New England Patriots
by Chris Warner, Patriots Daily Staff
After a Sunday without Patriots football (spent rooting against the Jets, to no avail), it’s back to the grind for your Fightin’ Foxboroites. The gang travels to Pittsburgh, where they’ve had some success in recent years.
This and other thoughts before the game…
The Tom Before The Storm: Could be a big day for quarterback Tom Brady, who typically beats the Steelers’ defense like a birthday piñata. With the improved health of tight end Aaron Hernandez and their most robust running game in a while, the Patriots have a chance to put up solid numbers at Heinz Field.
Chad Eat-your-ginko: Maybe receiver Chad Ochocinco is just forgetting his routes and responsibilities. Maybe he needs some brain food to help him remember, like ginko boloba, or salmon, or blueberries. (I don’t know. I just bought a pound of Swedish fish on sale. I’m not exactly a nutritionist.)
At this point, it’s hard to care anymore.
Deaderick On Arrival? Interesting to see whether or...
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Tom Brady has played some outstanding games against the Pittsburgh Steelers. His next chance comes Sunday at Heinz Field.
The Patriots quarterback is 6-1 against them and has completed at least two-thirds of his passes in six of those games. Last year, he led New England to a 39-26 win at Pittsburgh in which he completed 30 of 43 passes for 350 yards and three touchdowns.
Ian Rapoport said on NFL Network yesterday that before the season started a Patriots offensive player told him that Tom Brady said “Against the Steelers, don’t worry, I got it.” You can see the report here as Brady insinuates he owns Dick LeBeau. The pregame release for the Patriots game is up in PDF format and it tells us the Steelers look to open the season 4-0 at Heinz...
Patriots QB Tom Brady was back in the states this morning after spending his bye week in the Bahamas. Naturally, he woke up nice and early to do his regular interview on WEEI Radio’s Dennis & Callahan, talking a little bit about football and a lot about random stuff. That made for an entertaining half hour.
On Sunday, he watched football like the rest of it.
Tom Brady is thankful that teammate Rob Gronkowski posed for a (tasteful) photograph with an adult film star because it means he won't bear the brunt of mocking amongst New England Patriots players.
Speaking to Boston's WEEI radio, the two-time Super Bowl MVP expressed gratitude for Gronkowski's public relations nightmare. "I'm just glad I'm no longer the...
I've always been a big fan of the "If you could start an NFL franchise with one player, who would that player be?" argument, mostly because the answer is unknowable and you can spend hours quarreling over it, even getting into physical altercations as a result. It's a boatload of fun, especially if you're full of Natty Ice when you're in the middle of...
Juicy matchup in Steel City
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Published 09:45 a.m., Wednesday, October 26, 2011
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It is Patriot week. The third biggest week of the year. They still do not compare to either of the Ravens weeks of the year. Now I could go through 20 different key match ups in this game. There are so many people who will be going up against one another that will be huge match ups for the Steelers in this game. Here are a couple of them.
Lawrence Timmons vs. Rob Gronkowski...
Once again, it's time for our weekly Q&A session with a blogger who covers the Patriots' upcoming opponent. Up this week is Bam from Blitzburgh Blog. Here's what Bam had to say about the Steelers and Pats leading up to Sunday's game.
1. The Steelers are 5-2, but are not really on anyone's radar. Why do you think that is and where do they stack...