Patriots: Defense leads the way in 25-6 win over the Jets

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September 19, 2021

Photo: Elsa/Getty Images Mac Jones has his first of (hopefully) many NFL wins, but Sunday was all about the defense. The Patriots offense contuined to struggle in the red zone and it appears the coaching staff hasn’t quite taken the reins off of Jones yet, but the defense intercepted Jets rookie quarterback Zach Wilson four times and sacked him four times in a 25-6 win. Nick Folk also made four…

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Patriots: Week 2 preview and prediction

September 19, 2021

Image via NY Post/Getty Images Follow me on twitter @zcarey13 Patriots @ Jets: September 19th, 2021. 1:00 PM Line: Patriots -6; O/U 43 Week 2 is on the horizon and we have a matchup of AFC East rivals on Sunday. Both the Patriots and Jets are 0-1 after losses to the Dolphins and Panthers respectively. They’ll be clashing in East Rutherford this Sunday looking for their first win. Lets break…

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Patriots: No such thing as a must win game in Week 2, but the defense needs to assert dominance

September 17, 2021

So what happens if the Patriots lose to the Jets on Sunday? You’re 0-2 coming home with the Saints and some guy named Tom Brady waiting the next two weeks. New England probably falls to 0-4 and for all intents and purposes the season is over. That’s worst case scenario. However, if the the Patriots do lose on Sunday, the season isn’t over and there’s one reason why. The defense….

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Patriots: Sloppy mistakes ruin Mac’s stellar debut

September 13, 2021

It’s tough to figure out how Patriots fans should feel after the 17-16 opening day loss to Miami on Sunday afternoon. One on hand, rookie quarterback Mac Jones put on one hell of a show with fans filling every seat in Gillette Stadium for the first time in two years, proving he’s more than ready for the challenge of being the next guy in New England. We’ve also learned in…

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Patriots: Week 1 preview and prediction

September 12, 2021

David Santiago/Miami Herald/Tribune News Service via Getty Images Follow me on twitter @zcarey13 Patriots vs Dolphins: September 12th, 2021. 4:25 PM Line: Patriots -3; O/U 43 Football is in the air. We’ve had some fantastic college games and a thrilling start to the NFL season already. That will continue this Sunday with a killer slate of games including your New England Patriots against the Miami Dolphins. Below I break down…

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Patriots Preview: New and Improved Patriots look to reestablish order in the AFC

September 12, 2021

Patriots fans suffered through the departure of Tom Brady last off season and then sat through a miserable 7-9 season in 2020. As a result, Bill Belichick loosened the purse strings this past off-season and decided to spend money. Boy did he ever. To the tune of $160 million dollars in contracts. The Patriots signed several high profile free agents on the market most notably tight ends Hunter Henry and…

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Patriots: 20 years later, Belichick reflects on 9/11

September 11, 2021

Everyone remembers the Jets game in 2001 as the game that changed the course of Patriots history. That day, of course, was when Drew Bledsoe was smoked on the sideline, forcing Tom Brady into action and the rest as they say is history. However, people often forget the emotional scene that took place before that game as Joe Andruzzi – a Patriots lineman at the time for those not old…

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Patriots: Belichick in midseason form with the media on Wednesday, dodges all QB questions

September 1, 2021

Nothing says football season like Bill Belichick dodging and weaving questions like Muhammed Ali in his prime. At 8 A.M. on Wednesday upwards of 80 media members joined the Zoom call for Coach Belichick hoping to get at least a little bit of insight into the decision to release Cam Newton while keeping Mac Jones as the starting quarterback. Instead, there was some extremely awkward vaccination conversations and a clear…

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Patriots: The Patriots have built a team that can win with a rookie quarterback under center

August 31, 2021

The decision to cut Cam Newton sent shockwaves around the NFL world yesterday but when you look at the Patriots situation more closely, it shouldn’t come as a surprise that the team decided to move on from the veteran signal caller. Bill Belichick made the decision to go with Mac Jones for a myriad of reasons. One of them is the supporting cast he assembled around him. Belichick built a…

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Patriots: Patriots surprise the football world by releasing Cam Newton

August 31, 2021

The Patriots are releasing Cam Newton in a surprising move. Newton, who signed as a free agent last summer and started 15 games in 2020, re-signed this off-season. He played in all three preseason games and appeared to be the projected starter going into the season. The move was unexpected, especially because Newton looked more comfortable in the Patriots system this off season. He played well in the Patriots pre-season…

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