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Chicago Bears Need Smashmouth Football More Than Ever

Finding a way to pass the ball like a modern offense was the goal for the Chicago Bears two years ago.  Ironically, shedding that may save their season.  At 3-4 it’s not exactly coming up rosy for them.  The team is in disarray, enduring an 0-3 record at home and seeing their high-priced offense lead the league in giveaways while their rebuilding defense continues to weather...
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10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Belichick declines to address Revis' reported tardiness

In one of the least surprising plot twists of the 2014 New England Patriots season, Bill Belichick wouldn’t comment on the reported punishment doled out on Tuesday to cornerback Darrelle Revis. Belichick was asked what transpired when Revis reportedly was told not to come to Gillette Stadium after oversleeping. “Anything between me and the players is between myself and the players...
Via NESN.com
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

The New England Patriots need to find some consistency very quickly

One tenet of the Bill Belichick defense in New England has been a deliberate attempt to prevent a big play in the passing game. Year-after-year, fans bemoan the “bend-but-don’t-break” defense that allows opponents to sustain drive-after-drive giving the opponent small chunks of yardage in exchange for taking away downfield plays. In 2014 the Patriots rank at the top of the...
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18 hours ago  |  Discuss

NFL head coach power rankings: Is Bill Belichick of the Patriots number one?

In today’s NFL the head coach is in a hard position. When his team wins, his players get all the credit. When his team loses, he gets all of the blame. If the season falls apart, a head coach often loses his job even if it’s not his fault. That being said, there are still some head coaches out there who are so valuable to their teams that their jobs are totally secure. These...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Bill Belichick must see something in newly acquired LB Akeem Ayers

Phil Perry, CSNNE: The Patriots think they have something in linebacker Akeem Ayers, but it sounds like they're not sure how exactly he'll fit in with their defense until he's spent more time with the team."We'll see," Patriots coach Bill Belichick said when asked about Ayers' strengths. "Start working with him today. He's played linebacker...
Via Patriots Life
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Darrelle Revis apologized for being late

Getty ImagesAfter being late for practice on Tuesday and getting sent home, it appears Darrelle Revis returned to the facility to personally apologize to Bill Belichick....Revis obliged, owned mistake, was completely accountable, asked to meet w/Belichick Tues. afternoon to apologize. Done deal, moved on.— Jeff Howe (@jeffphowe) October 23, 2014Once again, the discipline is expected...
Via Patriots Life
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Three things the New England Patriots have to do to beat the Chicago Bears

The Patriots have been playing well the last few weeks, but that’s not enough. Right now, the AFC is a dangerous place, and it’s going to become a bloodbath as the playoffs near. The Broncos, Chargers, Ravens and Colts all look like legitimate threats, and even the Dolphins are slowly proving they are hear to stay in the AFC East race. Starting with the Bears on Sunday, the Patriots...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Belichick: Matt Forte may be the best RB in the NFL

The New England Patriots’ run defense has been disappointing. It’ll be tested in Week 8 when the Pats welcome the Chicago Bears to Gillette Stadium. Patriots head coach Bill Belichick heaped praise on Bears running back Matt Forte while discussing Sunday’s matchup with reporters Wednesday. As far as Belichick is concerned, Forte stacks up favorably with the NFL’s best. ...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Bill Belichick sends Darrelle Revis home from practice for being late

Don’t mess with Bill Belichick. It doesn’t matter how much you make, or how important you are to the team, Belichick doesn’t care. On Tuesday, Darrelle Revis broke one of Belichick’s most important rules: Don’t be late. According to the Boston Herald, Revis overslept and missed practice. When he called to let them know, Belichick told him to not bother coming in. Later...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Bill Belichick reportedly sent Darrelle Revis home for being late

Tom Curren of CSN New England is reporting that New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick sent star cornerback Darrelle Revis home early on Tuesday after showing up to practice late. Darrelle Revis was sent home Tuesday after showing up late to the facility for the start of the week’s work in advance of Sunday’s game with the Bears. He was not present for practice on Tuesday...
Via Pro Football Zone
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Darrelle Revis sent home by Bill Belichick for being late

Darrelle Revis did not practice with the New England Patriots on Tuesday, and a report says that is because he was sent home for being late to the team facility in the morning. According to Ben Volin of The Boston Globe, the Patriots were given Saturday-Monday off following Thursday night’s win over the New York...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Darrelle Revis Sent Home By Belichick For Tardiness

Darrelle Revis lost sight of the Patriot Way on Tuesday, and was reportedly given a paid vacation day for his troubles. According to the Boston Globe, Revis was sent home by head coach Bill Belichick for arriving late to the teams facility. According to three league sources, Revis arrived late to the Patriots facility that morning, and Belichick sent him home for the day instead...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Darrelle Revis sent home for being late, misses practice

Darrelle Revis' absence from Tuesday's practice confused many people.He didn't appear to have suffered an injury in the team's last game against the Jets, and no explanation was given.According to the latest report from Boston Globe NFL writer, Ben Volin, the star cornerback was sent home by his coach for being late. Per @BenVolin, Bill Belichick sent Revis home...
Via Patriots Life
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Darrelle Revis was sent home Tuesday for tardiness

Bill Belichick has a specific set of rules that his players must abide by, and Darrelle Revis discovered Tuesday that being a superstar doesn’t buy you any leeway. Revis, playing his first season in New England following seven years with the Jets and Buccaneers, was absent from Tuesday’s practice, but not for health reasons. According to three league sources, Revis arrived late...
Via Pro Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

ESPN Proposes Wildly Hypothetical Tom-Brady-To-Texans Trade Rumor

Somewhere, in an alternate universe where Bill Belichick oozes colorful quotes like a behoodied Rex Ryan, Tom Brady has been traded to the Houston Texans. Under the header of “four explosive, albeit unlikely, hypothetical deals,” ESPN’s Hot Read blog proposes a deal that would send Brady to the Texans in exchange for wide receiver Andre Johnson and a 2015 first-round draft...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Jonas Gray Ready To Take On Bigger Role Bill Belichick Has Planned

Spoiler alert: The Jonas Gray story just hit a surprise twist. The New England Patriots running back saw his first regular-season action on Thursday night after spending two seasons on NFL practice squads with the Baltimore Ravens and Miami Dolphins. It was Gray’s first meaningful snaps since he tore his ACL while playing for Notre Dame on Nov. 11, 2011 against Boston College....
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Akeem Ayers Passes Physical; Patriots Cut Ja’Gared Davis To Finalize Trade

FOXBORO, Mass. — Akeem Ayers officially has joined the New England Patriots. The Patriots announced that they acquired the 25-year-old linebacker from the Tennessee Titans on Wednesday morning. Terms of the trade were not disclosed, but CBS Sports’ Jason La Canfora reported on Tuesday that the Patriots swapped a sixth-round draft pick for a Titans’ seventh-rounder to pull off...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

A case for why the New England Patriots are the best team in the AFC

An NFL season is a roller-coaster ride. From offseason expectations, to hot and cold starts, to injuries that completely change the nature of a team, so many things can happen in just one week that make predictions extremely difficult to get right. Take the New England Patriots as the perfect example. In the offseason, New England’s personnel moves were described as an “arms...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Percy Harvin would have made sense for Patriots, Seahawks reportedly didn’t call

If any team other then the New York Jets would have made sense for Percy Harvin, it would have been the New England Patriots. The Patriots have been looking for a top wide receiver that can stretch the field since Randy Moss was dumped a few years ago.  Head coach Bill Belichick also never says away from players with “problems.” The problem is the Seahawks never called the Patriots...
Via Pro Football Zone
2 days ago  |  Discuss

10 bold predictions for Week 8 of NFL season

Week 8 of the NFL season begins Thursday night in Denver when Peyton Manning and the Broncos will host Philip Rivers and the San Diego Chargers. Let’s look into our crystal ball and see what’s in store for Week 8. The Patriots will beat the Bears, 46-10 While Ron Rivera displays some the temper and tenacity that made the Monsters of the Midway so scary three decades ago, a contrarian Supe...
Via The Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Bill Parcells talks about divide with Belichick

With the upcoming release of his new book; Parcells: A Football Life, extracts from the book regarding the famed coach's relationship with current Patriots head coach Bill Belichick have began to emerge. The extracts are focused on the turmoil that surrounded Belichick's decision to take the Patriots job after already accepting the head-coaching position with the New York...
Via Patriots Life
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears: Keys To Beating The New England Patriots

All the yelling and whining aside, the only thing that matters for the Chicago Bears now is finding a way to beat the New England Patriots.  Here are three keys they must remember if they want to pull that off. Run The Ball 30 Times This is going to sound sacrilegious to a team like the Bears, who have professed under Marc Trestman that they are a throw-first offense.  That being...
Via Sports Mockery
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Patriots Film Review: Brandon Browner Has Up-And-Down Start To Season

Maybe Bill Belichick was having a rare candid moment when he hinted that Brandon Browner’s New England Patriots debut was delayed because of conditioning, not knowledge of the defense. Browner admitted that he was tired on Thursday night against the New York Jets, and he looked winded as he sat on the bench in between defensive series’. Browner played 41 of a possible 87 defensive...
Via NESN.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Belichick quick hits on Peyton, Bears

Unless you live under a rock, you know already that Peyton Manning is now officially the king of passing touchdowns after breaking Brett Favre's record last night. From Magic Johnson to Trent Dilfer to Gatorade, Peyton has been getting positive feedback everywhere. Fellow football mastermind Bill Belichick reiterated some of that praise today:"For a career it's an...
Via Patriots Life
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Bill Belichick: Peyton Manning ‘Certainly Threw A Lot Of (TDs) Against Me’

Everybody is in a joking mood after Peyton Manning set a new NFL record for career touchdown passes, apparently. New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick got in on the fun during his conference call with reporters Monday morning. Self-effacing jokes usually aren’t Belichick’s forte, but he broke character when asked about Manning surpassing Brett Favre’s mark during the Denver...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss
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