Brandon Lafell didn't want to be "one of those guys" that couldn't learn the offense

Getty ImagesWhat do Joey Galloway, Torry Holt, Chad Johnson, Greg Lewis, Bethel Johnson, Chad Jackson, Brandon Tate and Taylor Price all have in common?Who are receivers that couldn't learn the Patriots offense. I'll take Patriots wide receiver problems for 800 Alex.All joking aside, the wide receiver position in the Patriots offense is a complicated position to learn. For every...
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October 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Brandon LaFell met the challenge of learning Patriots offense

FOXBORO, Mass. — Brandon LaFell didn’t single anyone out, but we all know the names. Joey Galloway, Torry Holt, Chad Johnson, Greg Lewis: veteran receivers who had success elsewhere but couldn’t catch on to the New England Patriots’ complex offensive system. When LaFell signed a three-year, $9 million contract with the Patriots this offseason, he didn’t want to be known...
October 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Top 5 draft picks of the Belichick era

Top 5 Draft Picks in the Hoody Era Since taking over in New England back in 2000, Bill Belichick has been hit and miss, like many coaches & general managers, when it comes to the NFL draft. Belichick has swung and missed miserably at some picks (Bethel Johnson, Chad Jackson, Laurence Maroney anyone?), but has taken flyers in the back half of the draft that have panned out beyond...
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April 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Cursed again? Bethel Johnson thinks so

Has a new curse descended on the whole of New England? First there was the curse of the Bambino and now there appears to be the curse of the Bethel. Former Patriots wide receiver Bethel Johnson seems to think he's had in his hand in the Patriots not winning a Super Bowl in 10 years. Following the Pats 26-16 loss to the Broncos in the AFC Championship, Johnson tweeted: The underperforming...
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January 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Former Patriots Wide Receiver Bethel Johnson Thinks He Cursed The Pats

Bethel Johnson hasn’t played in the NFL since 2006. The speedy wideout was drafted in the second round by the Patriots back in 2003 and won two rings in New England before being traded after the 2005 season. He was primarily a special teams player – only catching 30 passes in three seasons as a Patriot – but that didn’t stop Johnson from taking to Twitter to confirm what...
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January 19, 2014  |  Discuss
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