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Bears-Patriots Recap: Studs and Duds, and What We Learned

To the delight of many of its home fans, the New England Patriots destroyed the Chicago Bears 51-23, with most of the Bears' points coming when the game was already over (which was approximately at halftime). Tom Brady was a jaw-dropping 27-of-27 when targeting Brandon LaFell, Rob Gronkowski, and Tim Wright, as that receiving trio combined for 5 touchdowns in that game (three...
Via Football Nation
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Patriots Film Review: Brandon LaFell Has Earned Tom Brady’s Trust

New England Patriots fans were disappointed on Tuesday at 4 p.m. when the trade deadline passed and Vincent Jackson stayed on the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Jackson wouldn’t have hurt, but the Patriots’ offense is flourishing without the 6-foot-5, 241-pound receiver, as they showed in their 51-23 win over the Chicago Bears on Sunday. Rob Gronkowski’s health is the biggest cause...
Via NESN.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Brandon LaFell emerging as consistent threat for Brady (touches and targets Week 8: AFC)

Week 8 Touches and Targets: New England Patriots Shane Vereen started against Chicago, but ceded most of the work to 2012 undrafted free agent Jonas Gray, who was asked to run hard up the middle and keep the clock moving after New England built an early lead. That type of one cut power running suits a back of Gray’s skill set and should be a feature of their run game the rest of...
Via Fantasy Sports Locker Room
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Fantasy Football Waiver Wire Week 9

For the second week in a row I have woken up Tuesday morning a loser by one point. By now I should be hitting my midseason stride instead of wondering whether or not I need to replace Vincent Jackson.
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Five things we learned from the New England Patriots thrashing of the Bears

The AFC playoff race is quickly becoming a total free for all. The AFC North is completely up for grabs, and while the Broncos seemingly have the AFC West on lockdown, the Chargers and Chiefs continue to prove themselves to be legitimate threats every week. The Colts looked to be developing into a true powerhouse before being lit up by Ben Roethlisberger, and the Texans just keep...
Via cover32 - Patriots
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Tom Brady loves his teammates, wouldn’t change any of them

Tom Brady and the New England Patriots will face a Denver Broncos team at home on Sunday that is loaded with offensive talent. While Peyton Manning might have more weapons than Brady, the Patriots quarterback wouldn’t change what he has. “I love the guys that I play with,” Brady said on WEEI’s Dennis & Callahan Monday morning. “I wouldn’t change any of them for anybody...
Via Sports-Glory
3 days ago  |  Discuss

LaFell Has Big Game vs. Bears

Patriots receiver Brandon LaFell had a big day against the Bears.Fantasy Spin:He caught 11 balls for 124 yards and a score. LaFell should now be considered a borderline WR2, as the season progresses.
Via Fantasy Football Champs
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Tom Brady throws 5 TDs as Patriots crush Bears

Tom Brady threw five touchdown passes and completed 30 of 35 passes in one of his best performances of his brilliant career on Sunday. “Days like this, they don’t always happen so I think you enjoy it for a short period of time and then we move on like we always do,” Brady said after Sunday’s game. The New England Patriots won their fourth straight, beating the Chicago...
Via Sports-Glory
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Tom Brady Locks In On Big Targets, And Patriots’ Offense Flourishes

FOXBORO, Mass. — Tom Brady was locked in on his big receivers, and the “pygmies,” as the New England Patriots quarterbacks called them over the summer, got lost in the shuffle Sunday. Brady was 26 of 26 for 317 yards with five touchdowns when throwing to tight ends Rob Gronkowski and Tim Wright and 6-foot-2 wide receiver Brandon LaFell in the Patriots’ 51-23 win over the...
Via NESN.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Buried in New England: 3 Things We Learned

Actually, "shootout" would be a misnomer in this game. The Chicago Bears came into Foxboro looking to get back on track against the New England Patriots. But Tom Brady had different ideas. Let's just call it the Tom Brady Show, with supporting cast of the Great Gronkowski, Brandon LaFell, and rookie Jonas Gray filling the massive shoes of former starter Stevan Ridley...
Via Football Nation
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Patriots interested in trading for Vincent Jackson

The New England Patirots are among “more than 4 teams calling around” with interest in Tampa Bay wide receiver Vincent Jackson, according to NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport. Vincent Jackson still generating trade interest. Among the more than 4 teams calling around: Eagles, Pats, Seahawks. Bucs want real value — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) October 26, 2014 The 6-foot-5 Jackson...
Via Sports-Glory
4 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
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Patriots’ Brandon LaFell Apologizes For Wearing Shirt With Swear Word On It

Brandon LaFell made a regrettable wardrobe decision over the weekend. For that, he is sorry. LaFell created a little bit of a stir during his off-weekend when the New England Patriots wide receiver showed up to a high school game at his alma mater wearing a shirt that said “(Expletive) Statistics” on the front. TMZSports.com reports LaFell’s decision to wear the expletive-laden...
Via NESN.com
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Brandon LaFell wears inappopriate t-shirt to high school, kind of apologizes

Because swear words are bad, Patriots receiver Brandon LaFell is under fire.Except not really. LaFell was home in Houston this past weekend and spontaneously decided to go see his high school football team play. He did not think to take off his "F**K STATISTICS" shirt first though.TMZ:Parents at Lamar High School in Houston tell TMZ Sports they were in shock seeing the...
Via Patriots Life
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Recap: The feisty Jets take it down to the wire against the New England Patriots

The Patriots offense looks to be back on track for the second week in a row as Tom Brady and company beat the Bills 37-22, moving Brady’s all-time record vs. Buffalo to an astounding 23-2. MVP – Brandon LaFell Yeah, this award could easily go to Tom Brady again—he deserves it—but it’s time to let some other guys get in on the action. LaFell looked explosive, bringing in...
Via cover32 - Patriots
13 days ago  |  Discuss

LaFell Ends TD Steak In Week 7

Patriots receiver Brandon LaFell caught just four balls for 55 yards Thursday night against the Jets.Fantasy Spin:The excitement of Week 6's huge game against Buffalo (4-97-2) has quickly faded, but at least he's still involved in the offense. It's just going to be hard to figure out when he's going to go big.
Via Fantasy Football Champs
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Twitter Tuesday: Tom Brady shows his trust in two new targets

Tom Brady has always been slow to trust new receivers–see Chad Ochocinco and Danny Amendola–but it looks like he’s found a couple of new weapons worth throwing to. Both Brandon LaFell and Brian Tyms had some spectacular plays yesterday, and Brady showed his confidence in them by throwing the ball in their direction even when in double and triple coverage. If they can join Rob...
Via cover32 - Patriots
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Brandon LaFell Leads Patriots In Week 6

Patriots receiver Brandon LaFell caught four passes for 97 yards and two touchdowns against the Bills in Week 6.Fantasy Spin:Tom Brady is back, so the Patriots recieving game is relevant again, but Brady is spreading the ball around so much, it is hard to predict who will score big when. Rob Gronkowski is the only viable fantasy option in the New England receiving core.
Via Fantasy Football Champs
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Brandon LaFell is showing why the Patriots stuck with him

Brandon LaFell breaks away for a TD, via Patriots.comBrandon LaFell was a non-factor for the Patriots through the first three weeks of the season. He showed up in the blowout against Kansas City, while the rest of the team didn't. He wasn't a huge contributor against the Bengals, only catching a pass right in the beginning of the game. On Sunday afternoon against Buffalo...
Via Patriots Life
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Recap: Tom Brady continues to prove the doubters wrong

The Patriots offense looks to be back on track for the second week in a row as Tom Brady and company beat the Bills 37-22, moving Brady’s all-time record vs. Buffalo to an astounding 23-2. MVP – Brandon LaFell Yeah, this award could easily go to Tom Brady again—he deserves it—but it’s time to let some other guys get in on the action. LaFell looked explosive, bringing in...
Via cover32 - Patriots
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Tom Brady, new weapons getting in sync (NFL Week 6 review)

As usual, this week in the NFL brought its share of surprise winners, upsets and fantasy contributors. It also saw some starts who underwhelmed, and some players make way for the playing time of others with injury. Knowing that another whirlwind weekend in the NFL has come to pass, we’ll break things down to make sense of it all for you in our NFL Week 6 Review. After a quiet...
Via Fantasy Sports Locker Room
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Brandon LaFell, Brian Tyms Proving Patriots’ Offense Isn’t Impossible To Grasp

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. — Maybe it was never the complex offensive system; perhaps the New England Patriots were just bringing in the wrong wide receivers for years. Because Brandon LaFell and Brian Tyms sure didn’t appear to have a hard time grasping the Patriots’ impossible-to-learn offense on Sunday afternoon in New England’s 37-22 win over the Buffalo Bills at Ralph Wilson...
Via NESN.com
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Instant Analysis: New England Patriots take care of business in Buffalo

The New England Patriots (4-2) sit atop the AFC East after their 37-22 win over the Buffalo Bills today (3-3). Tom Brady threw for 361 yards and four TD’s, which hints that there’s still gas left in the terrific Tom’s tank. Brandon Lafell had another great game with four receptions for 97 yards and two TD’s and Rob Gronkowski added seven receptions for 94 yards. Tom Brady...
Via isportsweb.com
18 days ago  |  Discuss

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...
Via Patriots Life
21 days ago  |  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...
Via NESN.com
21 days ago  |  Discuss
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