Found October 07, 2012 on Fantasy Football Champs:
Patriots running back Stevan Ridley recorded his third 100-yard rushing game of the season Sunday against the Broncos. Ridley rushed for a career-high 151 yards and a touchdown on 28 carries.Fantasy Spin:New England ran the ball 54 times and threw it 31, with Ridley leading the way. The running back did have a late fumble that gave Denver life so we'll see if he finds himself in Bill Belichick's doghouse.

Wes Welker cracks joke about Belichick

Following his 13-catch day, Pats receiver Wes Welker, commenting on how he was supposedly being phased out of the offense, made a joke about Bill Belichick.

Offense at the speed of light: Patriots can't slow down

After five weeks, it's clear the New England Patriots have changed some things on offense. Only problem is, if you blink, you may miss them. The return of Josh McDaniel has sparked the innovation pace and how to dictate it. This past Sunday, it was on full display as Bill Belichick, McDaniels, and Brady went full throttle and Denver got throttled. The Patriots, since 2007, have...

Report: Rob Gronkowski May Be in Worse Shape From Injuries Than Aaron Hernandez

Patriots fans were encouraged this week by the sight of tight end Aaron Hernandez returning to the practice field, stirring speculation that the versatile playmaker could be suiting up for games within weeks. But, just as New England gains one of its elite tight ends, the team may also be dealing with serious injury complications to its other standout. Rob Gronkowski, who has been...

Wes Welker liked sticking big game in Bill Belichick’s face

Wes Welker joked after the Patriots’ win over the Broncos on Sunday that it was nice sticking his big game in coach Bill Belichick’s face. Welker had 13 catches for 104 yards and a touchdown in New England’s 31-24 win, marking his third straight 100-yard game. That’s a big development for Welker, whom the Pats appeared to be phasing out of the offense the first two weeks...

Kevin Faulk's Unselfishness, Commitment to Championships Cements His Place Among Legendary Patriots

Kevin Faulk is making it official. After a stellar 13-year career and three Super Bowl titles with the Patriots, Faulk is finally ready to move on. Faulk, who played a key role in each of the Patriots three championships, announced on Monday afternoon that he was ready to officially retire. But while the versatile running back may have never achieved great personal feats, his legacy...

Rob Gronkowski Plays All 94 Offensive Snaps Sunday

According to ESPN Boston Mike Reiss, Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski played all 94 offensive snaps Sunday against Denver.Fantasy Spin:Reiss said yesterday that he heard Gronkowski has been dealing with "significant pain" in his hip over the last two weeks, but evidently it wasn't serious enough to keep him out. Gronkowski only had four catches Sunday as the Patriots...

Kevin Faulk Plans to Retire From Patriots After 13 Years, Legacy of Versatility in New England

Just as the Patriots have firmly established that their new running backs will be able to carry the load moving forward, veteran Kevin Faulk has announced that he will officially retire from the NFL after 13 seasons. Faulk had hoped to remain with the team going into this season after fighting his way back from an ACL injury in 2010. But with the emergence of Stevan Ridley, Brandon...

"In his postgame speech to players after the 52-28 win over the Bills, Bill Belichick singled out..."

“In his postgame speech to players after the 52-28 win over the Bills, Bill Belichick singled...

Kevin Faulk Retires

Former New England running back Kevin Faulk announced his retirement on Monday.Fantasy Spin:The third-down specialist and 13-year NFL veteran last appeared for the Patriots in 2011 when he carried the ball 17 times for 57 yards. Faulk finishes his career with 3,607 rushing yards and 16 touchdowns in 161 games, all as a member of the Patriots.

What's your assessment of the patriots deciding not to blitz a lot this year? Personally, I feel they should start blitzing a little more often. Not much, but a enough to where they apply good pressure on opposing QBs. Now I know that when you blitz, it l

I hear you, it was nice to see them dial some stuff up against the Broncos, however Belichick is...

CLNS Social Media Alert: Week 5 Broncos at Patriots

  With the big matchup between Peyton Manning and Tom Brady at hand, Patriots writers will keep you covered throughout the entire game on Twitter with key highlights and any important news. Be sure to follow us on there @CLNSPatriots. Also be sure to call into Crunchtime with MacAttack on Sunday morning 10/7 from 10:00-11:00 a.m. [...]

Victory Monday! 20 thoughts as Pats squeak out another one vs. Broncos

Once again the new balanced attack from the Patriots paid dividends this week against the Broncos,...

Game Preview: Patriots vs. Broncos

After staring at a possible 1-3 record early in the second half against the Buffalo Bills last week, the New England Patriots put up 45 points in the 2nd half to improve their record to 2-2. The team is starting to get healthy by the day, especially with the news that tight end Aaron Hernandez returned to practice this week. This week’s game will be trickier than last week as they...
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