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Report: Dolphins think Patriots lined up illegally on FG block

  Jamie Collins’ field goal block was a key play in the New England Patriots’ division-clinching win over the Miami Dolphins on Sunday. According to the Dolphins, it should have never happened.   Miami is submitting the play to the NFL league office for review, claiming that the Patriots should have been flagged for an illegal formation, a source told the Boston...
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Instant Analysis: Patriots rout Dolphins, win the AFC East

The New England Patriots (11-3) beat the Miami Dolphins (7-7) 41-13. This was an even game going into the second half, but then the Patriots kicked the door open in the third quarter, outscoring the Dolphins 24-0. This win gives the Patriots their sixth straight AFC East division title, and the Patriots remain in good shape of locking up home field advantage throughout the playoffs...
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Jamie Collins Frequently Wows Patriots Teammates With Freak Athleticism

Jamie Collins is a man of few words. When the linebacker can be found, he’ll answer the media in short, abrupt sentences, and sometimes it’s difficult to track him down at all. After Sunday night’s game when the New England Patriots beat the San Diego Chargers 23-14, the linebacker stayed on the field late for a short interview with NBC’s Michele Tafoya — one of his answers...
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Patriots Film Review: Jamie Collins Excels With Added Responsibility

Jamie Collins had a rare candid moment this spring when he said he’d rather rush the quarterback than cover on passing downs. Collins was repeating fellow linebacker Dont’a Hightower’s sentiments from a week earlier when he too stated that he’d rather pass rush than drop back. Neither player exactly has received their wish, but both have been given more opportunities this...
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Jamie Collins leads the Patriots defense to victory

Todd Warshaw/GettyIn their week 6 game against Buffalo the Patriots linebacker corps took a huge hit when Jerod Mayo was lost for the season. He was also a team captain and defensive play caller. Dont'a Hightower had to step up and fill in the signal caller role left by Mayo. He was able to lead the defense to five wins against some of the most explosive offenses in the league. Then...
Via Patriots Life
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Bill Belichick: Jamie Collins Handled Increased Role ‘Very Well’ Vs. Chargers

The New England Patriots already are without linebacker Jerod Mayo, so when Dont’a Hightower was declared inactive for Sunday night’s game against the San Diego Chargers, there was some concern about who would step up at the position. Jamie Collins quickly put an end to those concerns. The second-year outside linebacker was a force in New England...
11 days ago  |  Discuss

New England Patriots: Defense leads the Patriots to a 23-14 win over the Chargers

The New England Patriots (10-3) went to San Diego and shut down Philip Rivers and the Chargers’ offense in a 23-14 win on Sunday. The Patriots ended one of the toughest 5-game stretches any team has faced this year 4-1 and are in great position to make another Super Bowl run at this point in the season. The offense wasn’t there against the Chargers, but it didn’t matter thanks...
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Collins, Patriots' defense dominate Chargers

Rob Ninkovich (50) and the New England defense treated Phillip Rivers very badly on Sunday night in San DiegoFor the second straight week, the New England Patriots' offense seemed to be stuck between second and third gears.  Lucky for them that their defense showed up.Big time.Linebacker Jamie Collins, wearing the green dot and calling the plays for the Patriots' defense in the...
Via Foxborough Free Press
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Camp Preview: Jamie Collins is the key to the New England Patriots defense

The dog days of summer seem to be dragging extra slow of late. I’m not blaming it on the heat or my inability to go on vacation, just the absence of America’s true pastime: football. That being said, we are just one day removed from the official start of New England Patriots training camp! To help those 24 hours pass by a little quicker, here’s the next installment of Cover32...
Via cover32 - Patriots
July 22, 2014  |  Discuss

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