Cole Strange tore his patellar tendon according to report

June 19, 2024

According to ESPN’s Mike Reiss, Patriots guard Cole Strange tore his patellar tendon last season and that is why he has been out of action since the injury. Strange suffered in the injury in his left knee. As a result, Patriots coach Jerod Mayo deemed Strange “month to month” when he met with the media during OTA’s.  The Patriots repped second year guard Sidy Sow at left guard this spring….


Strange to reportedly miss the start of next season

May 22, 2024

Getty Images According to NFL Network insider Ian Rapoport, Patriots guard Cole Strange is expected to miss the start of the 2024 season. Rapoport also mentioned that Strange may not be ready until the middle of next season. It is awful news for the Patriots and for Strange. Now we know why Patriots coach Jerod Mayo was so non-committal yesterday when it came to a time table on when Strange…


Patriots place Cole Strange on I.R

December 19, 2023

Cole Strange’s season is over after the Patriots announced they were placing the second year guard on injured reserve with a knee injury. Strange hurt his knee in Sunday’s 27-17 loss to the Chiefs. It is an unfortunate blow considering the fact that Strange had been playing well of late. Bill Belichick reiterated that fact when he met with the media on Monday.  “The more he’s been able to stay…


As MIAA playoffs begin, Patriots players share their favorite high school football memories

November 3, 2023

With the MIAA playoffs in full swing this weekend, I thought it’d be a good time to get a bunch of Patriots players to talk about their favorite high school football memories, particularly in the postseason. After all, if not for people supporting them in the early stages of their careers, most pros wouldn’t be where they are today. High school football is really where dreams start to become a…


Patriots Camp Preview: Offensive Line

July 28, 2023

The Patriots offensive line struggled last season under the direction of former play caller Matt Patricia. After the season, Bill Belichick hired former Patriots offensive lineman and veteran offensive line coach Adrian Klemm to help fix this unit. Klemm’s first order of business is to figure out who his right tackle will be. With Conor McDermott and free agent additions Calvin Anderson and Riley Reiff all in the mix to…


Patriots: Grading the Patriots 2022 Draft Class Halfway Through the Season

November 7, 2022

Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images The Patriots are 5-4 and enter their bye week after defeating the Colts 26-3 on Sunday. It has been an inconsistent season so far that has seen a lot of young players given a chance to contribute. With that in mind, here is a look at how all their 2022 draft picks have fared so far. Round 1: Guard Cole Strange, The University of Tennessee…


Patriots: In Updated Patriots Offense, Pass Protection is the Biggest Area to Watch

August 7, 2022

Fred Kfoury III/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images The Patriots have been “streamlining” their offense and focusing more on certain concepts, such as wide zone, and newer verbiage in 2022. With that, there will be growing pains that the team is betting on paying off in the long run. Thus far in training camp, the offense has been inconsistent. As the Patriots move forward, the most important area to watch will…


Patriots: Strange getting the hang of things in his first training camp

August 4, 2022

It’s a strange new world for the Patriots’ first round draft pick. Sorry, that was so lame, but I had to do it. Cole Strange spoke to the media following practice on Thursday afternoon and sounded like you’d expect a wet-behind-the-ears rookie to sound like. Luckily for him and other rookies in his position, football is a game after all and while most days in the Bill Belichick era have…


Patriots: Rookies will need to make an impact this season if the Patriots plan on contending

July 18, 2022

Patriots rookies report for the start of training camp tomorrow. The Patriots selected 10 rookies in April’s draft and will have several other rookies that come to training camp as undrafted free agents. After finishing 10-8 last season, expectations are once again high in New England. The fans expect a team that can contend for a Super Bowl but the reality is, the Patriots are not a Super Bowl contender…


Patriots: 10 Thoughts on Mandatory Mini-Camp

June 10, 2022

Mandatory mini-camp is over after Bill Belichick cancelled yesterday’s practice. The next time we see the Patriots together as a team will be the end of next month in training camp. We got a pretty good look at what the 2022 Patriots will look like at this week’s mini-camp. Here are my observations. Cole Strange will make an immediate impact. He is athletic, smart, tough and plays with a chip…