NFL scout blames Patriots’ problems on Belichick

One NFL scout told Mike Freeman of Bleacher Report that the problems with the Patriots offense start with head coach and general manager Bill belichick. An NFC scout on Tom Brady’s play: “It’s not good. There’s no question about that. [But] the larger problem isn’t Brady. The problem is what’s around Brady. [Bill] Belichick has done a horrible job of putting talent around...
Via Pro Football Zone
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

New England Patriots: Josh McDaniels Confident He Fix the Offense

The New England Patriots offense has struggled mightily over the team’s first four games, and concerns about the team’s offensive unit are growing by the day. Is Tom Brady to old? Can this offensive line protect him? Will Rob Gronkowski ever be healthy again? Who are Brady’s receivers? These are all legitimate questions surrounding this group right now. Even with that being...
Via Standing O Sports
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Fundamentals waning, Patriots need to get back to simple football

Rob Gronkowski got up from the turf at Arrowhead Stadium on Monday Night, having just dragged three defenders into the end zone for a typical Gronk effort that makes him one of the most feared and dangerous tight ends in the National Football League......and even in a game where his New England Patriots were getting blown out by the Kansas City Chiefs, fans of the team and of the...
Via Foxborough Free Press
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Bill Belichick laughs at a Tom Brady question

Tom Brady was horrible last night, to put it sort of politely. He turned the ball over three times (an interception and two fumbles) while the Patriots were roundhouse kicked by Kansas City, losing 41-14. But while Brady’s slump and downward slide is real, his entire team was horrible too. He received little help from his offensive line, Rob Gronkowski still isn’t really Rob...
Via Bloguin Best
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Rob Gronkowski’s TD Celebration Sums Up Everything

You would think an oft-injured player like Rob Gronkowski would be happy just to be healthy and playing football again. After Monday night, he may try and break his own leg. Gronkowski and the Patriots got embarrassed in Kansas City, losing to the Chiefs 41-14. Gronkowski scored a touchdown from Eastern Illinois and Rolling Meadows HS product Jimmy Garoppolo, and was clearly disgusted...
Via Sports Mockery
2 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: New England Patriots TE Rob Gronkowski Makes A Very Un-Gronk-like Spike

Monday Night Football did not go well for the New England Patriots. Pretty much from when the game started till it mercifully ended the Kansas City Chiefs dominated the contest. They did it in such a way that it was pretty demoralizing for some of the guys on the Patriots--but it can't bother the Gronk, right? Nothing can get Rob Gronkowski down--right?Rob Gronkowski was so down...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

The Silver Lining On The Patriots Blow Out Loss: No Gronk Spike

In the fourth quarter of the Patriots 41-14 blowout loss to the Kansas City Chiefs last night, Pats backup QB, Jimmy Garoppolo, threw a 13-yard touchdown pass to tight end Rob Gronkowski. Instead of delivering one of his patented Gronk spikes, #87 threw the ball away disgusted. It was a forgettable play for most Patriots fans, the ones who were still watching, but for me it was...
Via The Awesome Boston
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Patriots Injury Report: Alfonzo Dennard, Jamie Collins, Rob Gronkowski

The New England Patriots will not have many injuries to deal with when they pay a visit to the Kansas City Chiefs on “Monday Night Football.”#455869376 / gettyimages.comNew England's final Week 4 injury report only has one player listed as out and nobody as questionable. The Patriots have a few players dealing with lingering injuries, but just about everyone should be...
Via Sports Injury Alert
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Rob Gronkowski, 4 others listed as probable for tonight

Photo via CSN WashingtonRob Gronkowski, Michael Buchanan, Jamie Collins, Dan Connolly and Don Jones have been listed as probable on the Patriots injury report. All should be in the lineup tonight against the Chiefs.Cornerback Alfonzo Dennard was previously on the injury report, listed as probable, but he will not play tonight.The biggest get from this is Collins, who hasn't played...
Via Patriots Life
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Rob Gronkowski limited during Saturday’s practice

Rich Kane/Icon Sportswire Even though Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski (knee) was limited during Saturday’s practice, he’s been listed as probable for Monday night’s game against the Chiefs. #Patriots list Buchanan, Collins, Connolly, Dennard, Gronk & Don Jones as probable for Sunday. All with limited participation Saturday. — Christopher Price (@cpriceNFL) September...
Via Pro Football Zone
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Gronk Ready For More Action

Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski (knee) told the Boston Herald that he doesn't "feel limited" and is ready for more responsibility.Fantasy Spin:Gronkowski saw his snaps increase again in Week 3 up to 57.5 percent of the team's snaps, but he has not caught more than four passes in a game through three weeks. The good news is the knee feels good, and he has not suffered...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Rob Gronkowski Not ‘Limited,’ Ready To See More Snaps For Patriots

FOXBORO, Mass. — Rob Gronkowski only played in 46 of the New England Patriots’ 77 offensive snaps in Week 3, but the All-Pro tight end claims he’s not feeling limited. Gronkowski certainly doesn’t look like himself quite yet, but he showed signs of improvement in the Patriots’ 16-9 win over the Oakland Raiders Sunday, when he caught three passes for 44 yards and a touchdown...
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: Rob Gronkowski Knows How to Shoot a Gun; Point, Aim Fire

Photo: Rob Gronkowski Knows How to Shoot a Gun; Point, Aim Fire Before you have nightmares of Aaron Hernandez when you hear that a New England Patriots’ tight end is in possession of a gun, let’s think pleasant thoughts of Rob Gronkowski skeet shooting for a charity event. Rob Gronkowski's … The post Photo: Rob Gronkowski Knows How to Shoot a Gun; Point, Aim Fire appeared...
Via Fantasy Football Chick
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Josh McDaniels: Gronk's workload will increase

Winslow Townson - USA TODAY SportsThe New England Patriots continue to limit the number of offensive snaps for Rob Gronkowski as he continues his comeback from a torn ACL. Offensive coordinator Josh Mcdaniels says an increase in Gronk's workload is comingESPN BostonI definitely think that Rob has made some plays for us. I certainly think that will continue and hope that will...
Via Patriots Life
7 days ago  |  Discuss

What’s the problem with the New England Patriots passing game?

Before the year began, many experts around the league believed that the Patriots’ offensive tools made them one of the favorites in the AFC. While the team’s improved defense reinforced this prediction, the return of Rob Gronkowski and addition of new receivers has led to much of the hype surrounding Tom Brady and the Patriots. So with all this talent, what’s the problem? The...
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Tom Brady: We have some issues to fix

The New England Patriots put up just 16 points at home against the Oakland Raiders on Sunday. Tom Brady said Monday morning on WEEI’s Dennis & Callahan that the Patriots offense has some issues they need to fix fast. “It’s great that we won the game. Obviously, offensively we’re just not doing as good a job as we’re capable of doing. We left a lot of points out there...
Via Sports-Glory
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Recap: The New England Patriots are not who we thought they were

A win’s a win, but the Patriots should not feel happy with themselves after their victory against the Raiders. It is clear that something is wrong with the New England Patriots, who should have been able to dominate a hapless Raiders team, and this type of effort won’t cut it once they start playing some real playoff-contenders MVP – Julian Edelman It’s still hard for me...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Every point in Raiders-Patriots game was scored by a '-kowski'

I’m kicking myself for not even noticing this as I watched this entire game Sunday afternoon. A special thanks to SB Nation for pointing out this once-in-a-lifetime occurrence. Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski, along with kickers Stephen Gostkowski and Sebastian Janikowski were the sole scorers in the 16-9 game, and as you can see, each of them assumingly of Polish descent with...
Via Low Brow Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Every Point In Patriots-Raiders Game Scored By Player Named ‘-Kowski’

Bust out the kielbasa and pierogies. The Poles are taking over the NFL. OK, that’s a bit of an overstatement, but the Eastern European nation was quite well-represented in Sunday’s game between the New England Patriots and the Oakland Raiders. It all started when Raiders kicker Sebastian Janikowski got his team on the board with a first-quarter field goal. The Patriots responded...
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Robert Kraft denied by Mark Wahlberg on high-five (Photo)

New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft was denied on a high-five attempt by actor Mark Wahlberg as the Patriots scored a second quarter touchdown during Sunday's game in Foxboro. Wahlberg was sitting next to Kraft in his Gillette Stadium suite as Pats tight end Rob Gronkowski caught a 6-yard touchdown pass from quarterback Tom Brady. As they stood up to celebrate, Kraft turned...
Via Holdout Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Patriots’ Offensive Potential Must Be Questioned After Ugly Win Over Raiders

FOXBORO, Mass. — The New England Patriots made a statement in their 16-9 win over the Oakland Raiders: that they need a ton of work before facing any real competition. The Patriots are lucky that the Raiders are terrible because they probably would have lost to any other team in the NFL. Tight end Rob Gronkowski saw it a different way, however. “A win is a win,” Gronkowski...
10 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL 2014: Where Is The 'Gronk Effect' For The Patriots?

"The Gronk effect"- that state in which the most dominant tight end in NFL history changes the game.We all knew that Rob Gronkowski was a monster at the tight end position coming out of the University of Arizona in 2010. It led to his second round selection by the New England Patriots and instant legendary status. In just his second season, he led the league in receiving...
Via Football Nation
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Oakland Raiders at New England Patriots: 2014 Week 3 NFL Pick

Oakland Raiders (0-2) at New England Patriots (1-1) The trends say that the Patriots should be the right side, as they have another easy game coming up in Kansas City next week, while the Raiders host the Dolphins next week. Teams are 68-44 ATS since 2012 before being 3+ point road favorites the following week. However, I’m very hesitant to lay 14 points with the Patriots right...
Via The Football Fan Spot
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Patriots fairly healthy for Week 3 matchup vs. Raiders

BY DAN BEGNOCHESeems like all is finally right in the world injury-wise for the New England Patriots.After what seems like an eternity of having at least one player -- usually Rob Gronkowski at a minimum -- out because of one ailment or another, the Pats will host the Oakland Raiders this Sunday will their full roster suited up and ready to go. That includes Gronkowski, who'...
Via AFC East Daily
11 days ago  |  Discuss

designingsport: Rob Gronkowski, New England Patriots

designingsport: Rob Gronkowski, New England Patriots
Via Pats Propaganda
12 days ago  |  Discuss
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