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  • High School: Thoughts on the first Football Committee meeting of the year
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Patriots: WILD CARD Preview and Prediction

Featured image via Omar Rawlings/Getty Images Follow me on twitter: @zcarey13 It is finally here! A year after their first losing season in 20 years, the Patriots retooled and reloaded. This team looks very, very different from the last time the Patriots were in the playoffs, but they are hungry. And one thing has stayed consistent. Bill. Belichick. The greatest coach of all time provides stability and a high floor…

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Boston College: Who will be the next offensive coordinator? Here are some names to consider.

Jeff Hafley needs to find an offensive coordinator now that former coordinator Frank Cignetti has left for Pitt. Given the timing of the move, it is probably best to keep it in house but Hafley may opt to open it up and interview outside candidates as well. Here are some potential candidates who we think may be in the running. Most have worked with Hafley during his career. Joe Dailey,…

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Patriots: Looking back at what life was like the last time a quarterback other than Tom Brady started a playoff game for the Patriots

Saturday is going to be a historic night for the Patriots franchise for a few different reasons. Not only is the prime time matchup with the Buffalo Bills just the second playoff meeting all time between the two franchises, but it’ll also be the first playoff game in 23 years for the Patriots without Tom Brady under center. January 3, 1999 was the last time a quarterback not named Brady…

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Boston College: Offensive coordinator Frank Cignetti departs BC for Pitt. Who could be the next guy in line for the position?

Nothing like a little late breaking news on a Thursday night. Around 7 PM, Pete Thamel tweeted that BC offensive coordinator Frank Cignetti was leaving Chestnut Hill to take over the same position at Pitt. Cignetti was the OC in each of Jeff Hafley’s first two seasons at Boston College, which means a big decision is now in order for the head coach. My initial gut reaction to this was…

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Patriots: Patriots need to run the ball not just because of the weather, but because it’s the best way to beat the Bills

When it comes to the playoffs and the month of January, people like to focus on the weather. It is usually a factor this time of year. The forecasted game time temperature for the Patriots, Bills playoff game in Buffalo on Saturday night is supposed to be 7 degrees with windchills between 0 to -5. That’s cold. Dealing with that kind of cold from a mental and physical standpoint takes…

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Patriots: Surprising similarities between 1963 playoff game in Buffalo and Wild Card Weekend showdown

When the Patriots and Bills meet in the postseason for just the second time in history Saturday night, the game might actually look a bit like the first playoff meeting between the two teams. Sounds crazy, right? On December 28, 1963, the Boston Patriots went to War Memorial Stadium in Buffalo, NY for an AFL Eastern Division playoff game and came away with a pretty dominant 26-8 victory. You wouldn’t…

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College: Cine shines on the biggest stage, proving Massachusetts kids can play big time college football

Georgia safety and Everett native Lewis Cine was voted as the Defensive Player of the Game in Monday night’s national championship game. Georgia won 33-16 and claimed their first national title in 41 years. Cine finished with seven total tackles, 6 solo tackles, 1 tackle for loss and 1 pass break up. He was all over the place for a Georgia defense that returned to form after a tough SEC…

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Renegades: Cahill, Renegades thrilled that Women’s Football Alliance National Championship will air live on ESPN2

The second greatest pro football dynasty in New England might be headed to a true worldwide audience. On Monday, the Women’s Football Alliance announced it signed a television network deal with ESPN to have the WFA Pro Division National Championship televised live on ESPN2. The WFA will be entering its 13th beginning April 9th with 60 teams in 4 divisions. The top division – dominated by the Boston Renegades – the WFA…

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Patriots: The Belichick coaching coaching tree loses a couple of branches with the firings of Flores and Judge

After the recent firings of Brian Flores and Joe Judge, the Belichick coaching tree currently has no branches in the NFL. There are no former Patriots assistants that are currently head coaches in the league. The Flores firing was surprising. After leading the Dolphins to back to back winning seasons and going 4-2 against the Patriots, you would have thought Flores had plenty of job security. Well, that wasn’t the…

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Boston College: Pair of BC receivers leaving, what’s it mean for the offense?

CJ Lewis will always have a small part in Boston College history. Unfortunately, his time as an Eagle is up. On Monday night, Lewis announced he was entering the transfer portal with one more year of eligibility left. That news comes a week after speedster Kobay White announced he was leaving Boston College and joining the James Madison program. With Zay Flowers and Jalen Gill returning along with the addition…

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