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New York trying to jinx Patriots?

We sports fans are generally a superstitious bunch. We sit in the same spot when we watch, eat the same snacks, drink the same brews and wear the same "lucky" jersey. Hey, I've been wearing my Steve Grogan throwback since Christmas. However, let's not get too confident headed into Sunday's Patriots - Broncos Mile High throwdown. It appears a store in New York...
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January 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Does the winner of the Patriots vs Manning game usually go further in the playoffs? We take a look

Are you interested in innane facts?Well you've come to the right post. Here we are looking at every year in which Peyton Manning has faced the Patriots in the regular season (it's been in 11 of the past 13 years, wow). Specifically, we're asking the question, does the winner of that regular season game usually go further into the post-season?The answer, definitely yes...
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January 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Wes Welker thinks the Patriots secondary is strength of defense

What a ways we have come.Remember when we were worried about any old joe schmo passing for 400 yards on the Patriots?Well, that's still kind of a worry, but not as much. If you look at this Patriots team, the deepest and most talented part is really in that secondary.Wes Welker would go as far as to say that it is the strength of the entire team.WEEI:‘€œTheir secondary I...
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January 18, 2014  |  Discuss

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January 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Kyle Arrington complimentary of Wes Welker

Former teammates and friends Kyle Arrington and Wes Welker will be squaring off Sunday in the slot, and Arrington talked this week about the player and competitor that Welker was in practice while in New England, and now is on the opposing team."Obviously Wes is a talented player. Definitely one of the premier -- if not the best -- slot guys in the league. Facing him is always...
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January 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Appreciate the wins

A wise man once said: "The Patriots have a legitimate shot to win each year. That's pretty cool. It bothers me that ya'll don't appreciate them having a chance to win every year."Charles Barkley, you are right. That is pretty cool. And you know what? We don't appreciate it.When first I saw that interview with Barkley, I just laughed, first because of...
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January 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Zoltan Mesko is America

God Bless America...and small dogs! #2ndannual #findyourinnerpeace pic.twitter.com/WW9HnoqdrC— Zoltan Mesko (@ZoltanMesko) January 17, 2014
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January 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Aqib Talib: "I’ve been in the NFL since ’08. But I’ve really been in the NFL since November of 2012.”

Oh, Aqib Talib.You know just all of the right things to Patriots fans, don't you?Jeff Howe, Boston Herald:“I’ve been in the NFL since ’08,” Talib said. “But I’ve really been in the NFL since November of 2012.”Talib, you're too kind!“When you grow up and you want to be in the NFL, this is what you think of,” Talib said. “You think of this time right here...
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January 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Robert Kraft says he expects to honor Wes Welker in Patriots Hall of Fame

Photo by Katie Shannon/Patriots LifeWes Welker is kind of a polarizing figure among Patriots fans right now.Which is funny because, a year ago, he was almost everyone's favorite player.However, a contract dispute led to Welker leaving Tom Brady to go gallivanting around on the NFL's best offense with Peyton Manning in Denver.Now, the two teams will face eachother in the AFC...
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January 18, 2014  |  Discuss

The Chris Harris injury effect: Who he is and what it means for Denver's defense

The Broncos need Chris Harris next week in the worst way. They should play the rookie if he can't play. More speed.— Pete Prisco (@PriscoCBS) January 13, 2014Earlier this week, it was reported that the Denver Broncos' best defensive back, Chris Harris, would be out for the rest of the year with a torn ACL. This has to be concerning for Broncos fans, as it drastically changes...
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January 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Just incase a Broncos fan mentions spygate, here's what you can respond with

It's playoff time, which means it's also time for the rest of the Patriots hating nation to start getting nervous.You see, everyone who hates the Patriots wants to make excuses for why their teams lose to them all the time. Back in 2007, they were given that excuse.Of course, most who shout "cheaters!" at the Patriots from the stands, really have no idea what spygate...
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January 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Steelers coach Bill Cowher admits to trying to steal signals

Courtesy post-gazette.comSurprise, surprise....It turns out that the Patriots aren't the only ones who "tried" to steal signals. In a not so surprising revelation, Steelers former head coach Bill Cowher admits that they tried to steal signals from apposing teams, stating that it is "part of the game"“The only thing they got caught (was) doing it with a camera...
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January 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Tom Brady's all time record at Mile High

We all know Tom Brady has a pretty frickin' awesome career. In fact, there is only one team in the NFL that Brady has a losing record against throughout his career. Sadly, that team is the Denver Broncos. Here is his career against the Broncos (BOLD is a playoff game):Date: 10/28/01, Home/Away: A, Score: L 31-20Date: 10/27/02, Home/Away: H, Score: L 24-16Date: 11/3/03,...
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January 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Road to MetLife Stadium Contest: Predict #Patriots #Broncos final score, win a @Sony $100 Giftcard

Another game, another contest for our wonderful readers.This time we had in mind the way in which you watch the game. Or, more specifically, our friends at Sony did.As you sit down to watch the big games this weekend and the next few weekends, see below for details on how to win a $100 Sony Electronics gift certificate that you can use toward a brand new Sony Ultra HD 4K TV. If you...
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January 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Kellen Winslow Jr. to cops: "I was applying my hand brake!"

And speaking of Denver, it is a little known fact that the restaurant chain Boston Market is headquartered just 12 miles from Sports Authority Field in the town of Golden, Colorado... ...which makes sense as Boston Market has long been known as a favorite eatery for dope fiends, what with their low priced, high-in-fat munchies and parking lot service - but this past November...
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January 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Road to MetLife Stadium: Patriots fare well in the cold among final four teams

Snow is in the forecast for the Super Bowl at MetLife Stadium, at least according to the Farmer's Almanac.While the Patriots still have a ways to go to get there, that doesn't mean we can't think about the big game.Stats.com analyzed the play of quarterbacks and kickers in sub-40 degree weather versus above 40 degree weather, in both the regular season and post-season...
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January 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Rob Ninkovich still not entirely pleased with defensive effort against Broncos in first meeting

When the Broncos played the Patriots in the regular season, Denver running back Knowshon Moreno ran all over the New England defense; accumulating 224 yards. Those 224 yards were the most any running back has run for during the Belichick regime, and that fact is not lost on Patriots defensive end Rob Ninkovich."It definitely bothers you, of course...when they are able to run...
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January 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Elway - Peyton still has plenty left

John Elway was a year older than Peyton Manning when he retired, and he had just come off back-to-back Super Bowls. But Elway says Manning could still go for a couple of years, according to the Boston Globe, saying he's "young."“I still think he’s young and he’s playing well. That’s going to come down to Peyton. It’s going to come down to what he wants to...
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January 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Bill Belichick addresses legal weed in Denver: "Don’t go out there and be stupid"

Marijuana is legal in Denver.The ultimate home field advantage.Just when you thought you were pumped up for the game, the temptations of Colorado will be too much to resist, and by the time game time rolls around you'll be more worried about stuff like where wind comes from rather than preparing to face Peyton Manning.Well, not on Bill Belichick's watch!LeGarrette Blount...
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January 17, 2014  |  Discuss

AFC Championship Game Scouting Report: Denver Broncos

Dustin Bradford/ Getty ImagesPatriots-Broncos. Manning-Brady. AFC Championship on the line. Need I say more? No? Good. Lets take a look at the matchups that could determine this game.When the Patriots have the ball:It will be very interesting to see how the Patriots attack this matchup. On the one hand, the Patriots have had massive success with a run heavy game plan in recent weeks...
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January 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Peyton Manning is pretty good at beating teams the second time around

You can fool Peyton Manning once, but rarely can you fool him twice.This year's NFL MVP has been pretty successful in recent years at exacting revenge. The San Diego Chargers last week were his latest victim.As you are probably well aware, the Chargers famously(?) beat Peyton Manning in Denver about a month ago. They also just lost to him in the divisional round.The Chargers...
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January 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Belichick's "Due Diligence" on display with fluid scout team

"Truth is ever to be found in simplicity, and not in the multiplicity and confusion of things."Sir Isaac NewtonBill Belichick lives by the mantra of "Due Diligence".His truths lie in causing the disheveled to become orderly, the chaotic to the systematic, the absurd into the reasonable - and to turn those truths into weapons that confuse his adversaries......
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January 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Round Table: Has 2013 been Bill Belichick's best coaching performance?

Patriots owner Robert Kraft brought up an interesting point during an interview yesterday: this might be the best coaching job of Bill Belichick's 14 season Patriots career. Despite facing a litany of injuries to key players (Vince Wilfork, Rob Gronkowski, Sebastian Vollmer and Jerod Mayo to name a few), Belichick has his Patriots at 13-4 and in the AFC Championship game for...
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January 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Welker on Brady and Manning: like Picasso and Michelangelo

You could argue who is better, Peyton Manning or Tom Brady. To be fair, both arguments do have their share of backup and reasoning. Wide receiver Wes Welker now has a unique perspective on the debate at hand. After spending a handful of seasons and reaching impressive success in New England with Brady, Welker was a praised free agent that decided to take his talents to Denver...
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January 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Broncos and Patriots engage in the war of the honorary captains

Sometimes battles between two teams are fought on the field. You know, by playing the game of football.Other times, they're fought on twitter. In fact, most battles are fought on twitter these days. The Patriots and Broncos got things started with that kind of battle. Sort of.This was the most minor kind of battles. In fact, you could go as far as to say it wasn't a battle...
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January 17, 2014  |  Discuss
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