• Patriots: 10 players we are watching in tonight’s preseason game
  • Patriots Four Down Preview: New York Giants (0-0) at New England Patriots (0-0)
  • Patriots: James White announces his retirement, leaves a lasting legacy
  • Patriots: Heading into first preseason game, defense has plenty of confidence & might just be better than we thought
  • College: 10 takeaways from URI’s camp

Patriots: 10 players we are watching in tonight’s preseason game

AP Photo/Steven Senne The Patriots kick off the 2022 preseason tonight. Here are ten players that we will be watching and evaluating in this game. 1. Cameron McGrone, LB: McGrone missed all of last season due to a torn ACL. He is back and while he hasn’t popped in camp yet, tonight will be our first opportunity to see him in action. McGrone has good size and instincts and he…

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Patriots Four Down Preview: New York Giants (0-0) at New England Patriots (0-0)

Kickoff: The Patriots open the 2022 preseason tonight at home against the New York Giants. The two teams have played each other 31 times in the preseason, making the Giants the Patriots most common preseason opponent. The two teams are meeting for the 16th time in 17 years in the preseason. The 2020 match up was cancelled due to COVID. The Giants have a first year head coach in Brian…

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Patriots: James White announces his retirement, leaves a lasting legacy

Photo: Mark J. Rebilas/USA Today Another piece of the dynasty is riding off into the sunset. James White announced his retirement from the NFL on Thursday morning. White played his entire nine-year career with New England and will forever be remembered for his contribution to the Super Bowl LI comeback against Atlanta, his dependability and consistency.  “James White has always been one of the most reliable and dependable players on…

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Patriots: Heading into first preseason game, defense has plenty of confidence & might just be better than we thought

Yes, the offense has looked poor for the majority of training camp, but that’s because we may have severely underestimated this defense heading into training camp. After two weeks, it’s clear the offensive line still needs time to get communication down – David Andrews and Mac Jones said as much earlier this week – but part of the reason it’s looked so bad at times is because the defense is…

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College: 10 takeaways from URI’s camp

We visited with the Rhode Island Rams on Monday morning. The Rams are coming off of a 7-4 season in which they contended in the CAA and were in the hunt for an at large playoff bid. Here is what learned. 1. Transfers aplenty: Jim Fleming and his staff fortified the roster this off-season through the transfer portal. The Rams added 11 total players from the portal and the majority…

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College: 10 Takeaways from Merrimack camp

With most of campus still quiet, the music and yelling coming from Duane Stadium on the campus of Merrimack Wednesday morning probably startled those few families walking around on tours or getting their freshman son or daughter adjusted to college life. The football team could be heard from the parking lot at 9:30 as another day of camp got started and the energy remained consistent for 2:40 of practice. The…

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Patriots: Body language is everything with a quarterback and Mac’s isn’t good right now

It is well documented that the Patriots offense is struggling right now, particularly the offensive line. It is also well documented that quarterback Mac Jones is frustrated and the reason we know that is his body language. Jones has been more demonstrative in practices thus far this preseason than we saw in his rookie season. Last season he might occasionally throw his arms up after a bad play but it…

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Patriots: 3 reasons why the offensive line has struggled thus far in camp

Image courtesy of USA Today It is no secret that the Patriots offensive line has struggled in training camp thus far. It is seemingly the topic of conversation at every practice especially yesterday’s. They struggled mightily. So why are they struggling? Well, there are three reasons. 1. New position coaches in Matt Patricia and Billy Yates: As someone who has coached offensive line, I know how hard it is to…

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College: 3 things to watch for as Stonehill kicks off camp

The Stonehill Skyhawks are entering their first season as a Division One program. They are going to be members of the NEC. Stonehill announced the move up this past spring so head coach Eli Gardner and his staff haven’t had much time to get ready. The Skyhawks are coming off of an 8-2 season in the NE-10 and return several key contributors from that team so they should be able…

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