Patriots: Winning ugly is now the Patriot Way

November 30, 2020

Image courtesy of Billie Weiss/Getty Images Get used to it Patriots fans. Get used to the Patriots winning ugly games like they did yesterday against Arizona. Let’s face it. The Patriots are not good enough to win any other way. They lack the talent necessary to win games by two or more scores. This team is going to be in close games week in and week out. In order for…

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Patriots: Patriots survive ugly day, beat Arizona on Folk’s 50-yard field goal

November 30, 2020

Image courtesy of Elise Amendola/AP Photo Even when the Patriots win, it’s not fun anymore. I know I sound like a ‘spoiled young fan” but that couldn’t be further from the truth. If 179 yards of total offense and nine completions from your starting quarterback on Sunday was somehow visually pleasing – or even worse gives you confidence that this team can still be competitive in January – no one…

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Patriots Preview: Arizona Cardinals (6-4) at New England Patriots (4-6)

November 29, 2020

Line: Cardinals -1 Opening Kickoff: The Patriots host Kyler Murray and the explosive Arizona Cardinals at Gillette Stadium today. The two teams are meeting for the first time since 2016. The Patriots beat the Cardinals 23-21 in Arizona in the season opener. The Patriots and Cardinals are meeting for the 15th time. The two teams have gone 7-7 against each other in regular season meetings. New England has won the…

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Patriots: Scouting the Cardinals Offense and Defense

November 29, 2020

The Patriots host Kliff Kingsbury and the Arizona Cardinals this week. Kingsbury has ties to the Patriots. The team drafted Kingsbury out of Texas Tech in the 6th round of the 2003 NFL Draft. Kingsbury played for Mike Leach and is a disciple of the Air Raid Offense. Leach and Hal Humme developed the system coaching together at Iowa Wesleyan, Valdosta State and Kentucky. Kingsbury has now brought the system…

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Opinion: Hiring young offensive minds is all the rage in the NFL but it is a risky proposition

January 10, 2019

Three of the six head coaching openings that have been filled in the NFL this week have been filled by three young offensive coaches who are going to be first time head coaches. Matt LaFleur, Kliff Kingsbury and Freddie Kitchens are all relative unknowns in the NFL. Yet all three got head coaching job this off-season. Thanks to the success of 33 year old Sean McVay with the Los Angeles…

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NFL: Top 5 Landing Spots for Dez Bryant

April 14, 2018

The Dallas Cowboys released pro bowl wide receiver Dez Bryant yesterday in a move that will save them $8 million dollars in cap space in 2018. Bryant’s release wasn’t a surprise given his lack of production the last three seasons. That along with a shift in philosophy offensively led to the mercurial receiver’s departure in Big D. So, where will Dez be throwing up the X next season? Here are…

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