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Jimmy Garoppolo Earns Patriots Award For Imitating Peyton Manning

FOXBORO, Mass. — Jimmy Garoppolo doesn’t have Peyton Manning’s Louisiana drawl, but the rookie quarterback must do a pretty solid impression of the Denver Broncos signal-caller. Garoppolo had a black New England Patriots practice player of the week jersey hanging in his locker Tuesday after imitating Manning leading up to the Patriots’ 43-21 win over the Broncos last Sunday...
November 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Tom Brady defends not congratulating Garoppolo on TD

Tom Brady inadvertently stirred up some controversy on Monday night when he ignored Jimmy Garoppolo after the rookie quarterback threw his first NFL touchdown. Brady stayed sitting on the bench after Garoppolo came to the sideline as the New England Patriots trailed the Kansas City Chiefs 41-14. Brady eventually started looking over plays with the rookie signal-caller and offensive...
October 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Jimmy Garoppolo’s First NFL Touchdown On The New England Patriots

Someday someone will look back at this post and chuckle about the days when Garoppolo was just a backup quarterback. If they are young enough, they might not even remember Tom Brady playing. Yet, as I sit here typing in 2014, I hope that we don’t have to see anymore TD’s from Garoppolo for at least a couple more years. Because if Garoppolo is hiting Gronk in the end zone...
Via The Awesome Boston
September 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Did Tom Brady snub Jimmy Garoppolo?

Thursday night’s loss to the Kansas City Chiefs was easily one of the most embarrassing of Tom Brady’s career. Brady was benched with the New England Patriots trailing 41-7 in the fourth quarter. The move was probably more about preserving Brady’s health than giving rookie Jimmy Garoppolo some regular season reps, but there has already […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
September 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Bill Belichick laughs off QB question...literally

Tom Brady had a bad game in what turned out to be a disastrous loss for the New England Patriots at the Kansas City Chiefs on Monday night, and his poor performance actually led one reporter to ask about a quarterback controversy. Seriously. The Pats were blown out 41-14, with Brady going 14/23 for 159 […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
September 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Patriots trade Ryan Mallett to Texans

The New England Patriots reportedly traded their backup quarterback. The Patriots traded Ryan Mallett to the Houston Texans, a source told NFL Media’s Ian Rapoport, after months of rumors. Compensation from the Texans hasn’t been announced or reported. The Patriots drafted quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo in the second round of the 2014 NFL draft. Garoppolo started the Patriots...
August 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Patriots’ Jimmy Garoppolo’s Increased Confidence To Thank For Improved Play

FOXBORO, Mass. — The New England Patriots’ preseason opener came at the perfect time for rookie quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo. The second-round draft pick was floundering in practice, but with an impressive preseason debut came increased confidence. Since Garoppolo shined against the Washington Redskins, completing 9-of-13 passes for 157 yards with a touchdown,  two weeks ago...
August 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Patriots back up quarterback’s first NFL game will be the one he plays in tomorrow

Jimmy Garoppolo is a very solid quarterback, but he has never been to an NFL game in his entire life.  Well tonight, the second rounder from Eastern Illinois will finally be live at an event.  The wild thing is he will be playing likely in the game.  Jeff Howe    @jeffphowe  Jimmy Garoppolo: “I’ve never actually been […] The post Patriots back up quarterback’s first...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
August 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Patriots ink first small school football player drafted

Today the New England Patriots agreed to terms with former Eastern Illinois quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo.  We invited Garoppolo to the East/West Shrine game where he finished the game winning MVP honors.  Garoppolo was a very good small school prospect, and earned an invite to the NFL Draft in New York.  He had to wait a […] The post Patriots ink first small school football player...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
June 02, 2014  |  Discuss

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