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  • High School: What We Learned: Middleboro 24 Rockland 13
  • High School: Foxboro outlasts North Attleboro in a classic
  • Boston College preview: No. 22 NC State (4-1) @ Boston College (4-1)
  • New England Football Journal Game of the Week Presented by Gold Athletics:  Catholic Memorial 38 St. John’s Prep 9

Patriots: Get to know the Houston Texans

The Patriots visit Houston today to take on the Texans. It is another reunion game for them as old friends Nick Caserio and Danny Amendola are now employed by the Texans. Houston of course is without Deshaun Watson who is inactive due to off season legal troubles. Rookie Davis Millis has been the starter and he has struggled. After an opening week win against Jacksonville, the Texans have lost three…

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Patriots: Can a 1-3 team have a “trap” game?

Yes. Yes it can. In years past, this “get right” scenario for the Patriots would have been an absolute layup. We would all be fully confident in Bill Belichick’s ability to mess with a rookie quarterback and Tom Brady would shred this lackluster Houston defense and all would be right with the world come Monday morning. Those days simply don’t exist anymore and Sunday’s meeting with the lowly Texans is…

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Patriots: Four ways to protect a back up offensive line

The Patriots offensive line is banged up with as many as four starters possibly being out today. So, how will the Patriots get their back lineman acclimated to playing today? Well it’s simple. They need to do these four things offensively to make their back lineman comfortable and engaged in the game. 1. Run the football: Seems simple but the best way to get an offensive line engaged early is…

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Rhode Island rises to the occasion in upset win over Delaware

KINGSTON-It is not often that the University of Rhode Island is undefeated through five games. In fact, this only the fourth time in the program’s history. Thanks to Saturday’s upset win over Delaware, the Rams are 5-0 for the first time since 1957. In a game that was back and forth, it was Rhode Island’s special teams and a couple unheralded fifth year seniors that made the difference. With the…

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UMass: Minutemen finally end 16 game losing streak with 27-13 win over UConn

Image courtesy of ESPN By Ryan Barry The eyes of the college football world were upon Warren McGuirk Alumni Stadium to tune in to the “Battle of the Beaten”, a term coined by supporters of both programs on social media leading up to kickoff. With features in USA Today, ESPN’s College Gameday, and Fox’s Big Noon Kickoff, this usually quiet regional rivalry meant a little more this time around.  At…

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Harvard: No. 22 Crimson remain unbeaten with gritty 24-10 win over Cornell

BOSTON – A week ago, Harvard head coach Tim Murphy was most proud of his team’s resilience in a road win over Holy Cross. On a beautiful but blustery Saturday afternoon at Harvard Stadium, the Crimson once again found themselves staring adversity in the face and once again, the team responded. Held to just three points in an ugly first half, Harvard outscored Ivy League rival Cornell by 18 points…

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Patriots: Week 5 preview and prediction

Photo via: Brian Fluharty-USA TODAY Sports Follow me on twitter @zcarey13 Patriots @ Texans: October 10th, 2021. 1 PM Line: Patriots -8, O/U: 39.5 The Patriots will be looking to bounce back from their nail-biting loss to Tom Brady and the Buccaneers this Sunday against the struggling Houston Texans. This is a big opportunity for the Patriots to get right, but there is a lot going on during game week…

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High School: What We Learned: Natick 42 Wellesley 21

By Adam Kurkjian WELLESLEY — We went to Wellesley Saturday afternoon expecting a classic between Bay State Conference rivals Natick and Wellesley. It looked like that would be the case as the teams went into halftime tied at 8. But Natick pulled away in the second half to improve to 4-1 while Wellesley dropped to 3-2. Here are a few observations. — Natick played two quarterbacks, and both looked good…

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High School: What We Learned: Milford 27 Mansfield 24

By Adam Kurkjian It was a thrilling game Friday night in Mansfield as visiting Milford earned a 27-24 overtime victory over the Hornets. It was one of the best games of the season, and everything we’d hoped it would be in this showdown of Hockomock League powers. Here are a few things we took away from it. –Milford still feels disrespected. After Dale Olson’s postgame comments where he said the Scarlet…

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