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I don't know who was wearing No. 28 for the Titans on Sunday, but the Patriots managed to put a deathly end to Chris Johnson's proclamation that he'll lead the league in rushing this season.
In New England's 31-13 trouncing of Tennessee, we saw early investments from the 2012 draft class, particularly with Chandler Jones and Dont'a Hightower.
For anyone who feared we had another no-show wearing ocho cinco, Brandon Lloyd showed why he will be a lethal threat out wide.
Bill Belichick will certainly find areas to improve, but yesterday's performance provided plenty of optimism for another Super Bowl trip.
Let's take a look at this week's risers and fallers.
1. Stevan Ridley: Anyone still shedding a tear over BenJarvus Green-Ellis? You shouldn't be. Ridley, the second-year back out of LSU, didn't just flash in his first start; he exploded. The surprisngly qu...
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This quote is hilarious and if you can appreciate how Tom Brady is view by both sexes, then its really funny.
Brady was smacked in the nose by Kamerion Wimbley during the second quarter of the Patriots route of the Tennessee Titans.
Some of Brady’s teammates took it upon themselves to bust his chops a little bit. None more than pro bowl wide receiver Wes Welker.
In the Patriots pass-happy world it has been Tom Brady, a plethora of wide receivers, and more recently his monster tight end combo that have been the apple of the fantasy world’s eye. The running back scene has been one to almost avoid. Coming off a 125 yard (152 total yards), one touchdown day from Stevan Ridley, perhaps it’s the dawn of a new day.
The Patriots remain...
Wes Welker had a slow day Sunday, but it shouldn’t be a sign of things to come
After a summer of fighting and clawing for a contract extension from the New England Patriots after they assigned the franchise tag to him, Wes Welker was a huge disappointment for the Patriots in their week one victory. His final tally in the box-score was 3 catches for 14 yards including a drop on...
Opponent: New England Patriots
Where: LP Field, Nashville
Time: Noon, CST
Point Spread (Danny Sheridans odds as published in USA Today): New England is favored by 5 with an over of 48
Key Offensive Match-up: With Titans quarterback Jake Locker making his first NFL start, all eyes will be upon him. Going against a New England team with one of the NFLs most potent offenses, the...
New England tight end Rob Gronkowski hauled in his first touchdown catch of the season Sunday against Tennessee.Fantasy Spin:Gronkowski caught all six passes that came his way and finished with 60 receiving yards. The Patriots didn't air the ball out as often as usual because they were ahead and also because Stevan Ridley was running the ball so effectively. Look for Gronkowski...
It’s no secret that we really really like Rob Gronkowski at BC. The moment of Gronk posts are always epic. He seems like the absolute opposite of what kind of player that the New England Patriots coach would want. Doing body shots off of girls in Florida? Yeah, BC will be there to cover that. That all doesn’t matter. What matters is that he catches these balls from Tom Brady...
New England Patriots @ Tennessee TitansNEP 34 TEN 13The New England Patriots offense did what they do every season, look suspect in the preseason then come out in the opener and perform like nothing bad ever happened. The one difference on this Sunday however was the fact that they established the run game early and stuck with it the entire game.Tom Brady threw for 236 yards and...
Patriots RB Stevan Ridley has a bad rap as one back who cannot hold onto the ball says Patriots Insider Kevin Saleeba.
Stephen: Based on their easy schedule and the improvements on defense, I expect the Patriots to go 14-2 during the regular season. I know it's not always fair to judge a strength of schedule based on last year's record, but I still think the Pats are set up for a deep playoff run with the opponents on the docket. During the first eight weeks, the only game they...
Finally New England Patriots fans can forget about what happen to their hometown team back in February and look forward to hopefully another AFC East title and a 10 plus win season. Their first test will come on Sunday afternoon on the road against the Tennessee Titans, who finished 2011 with 9-7 overall record and [...]
Patriots defensive rookies C. Jones/D. Hightower/T. Wilson combine for 15 tackles, 1 sack, 2 TFL, 1...
According to Albert Breer of the NFL Network, free agent center Dan Koppen is close to signing a one-year deal with the Denver Broncos.
Former Patriots C Dan Koppen is very close to a 1-year deal with the Broncos. Good to see a good guy’s getting another shot.
— Albert Breer (@AlbertBreer) September 11, 2012
The 32-year old Koppen previously played for the Patriots from 2003-2011.