UFL has a strong New England presence both on the field and on the sideline

April 2, 2024

Image courtesy of the UFL and the Michigan Panthers The United Football League kicked off this weekend and the combined XFL and USFL spring league has plenty of New England flavor to it. Former Andover standout, Boston College and Brown quarterback E.J Perry is once again the starting quarterback of the Michigan Panthers. Perry got off to a slow start throwing the ball completing passes 12-of-24 passes for 176 yards…


E.J Perry leads the Michigan Panthers into the USFL Playoffs with a 23-20 win over the Philadelphia Stars

June 19, 2023

Last week while I was at the M2 New England Showdown at Stonehill, Andover High School coach E.J Perry told me that his son E.J had flown out to Michigan to workout for the USFL’s Michigan Panthers. He thought the team was interested in signing him. He wasn’t sure what was going to happen. Well, now we know. E.J did sign and a week after joining the team, he has…


NFL Draft: Perry reverses course, signs with Jacksonville

May 4, 2022

Former Brown quarterback E.J Perry reversed course yesterday. After originally agreeing to terms with the Philadelphia Eagles, Perry opted to sign with the Jacksonville Jaguars. The opportunity to make the Jaguars was more appealing to Perry than the current quarterback situation in Philadelphia. We can only speculate that is why he made the decision to sign with the Jaguars. Perry was the Bushnell Cup winner offensively last season at Brown…


NFL Draft: New England Undrafted Free Agent Tracker

May 3, 2022

When the draft ended on Saturday evening, several players with local ties signed as undrafted free agents with NFL teams. The players either signed a deal to go to camp or they were signed to a rookie mini camp try out. Unlike players who were drafted and get four year contracts, UDFA’s get three year contracts. When the the contract is up, they become restricted free agents. Here is a…


NFL Draft: 3 Thoughts on E.J Perry’s Combine Performance

March 4, 2022

E.J Perry worked out for coaches and front office personnel last night at the Combine in Indianapolis. Here are three thoughts on his workout. 1. Ran an impressive 4.65 forty: Perry ran a 4.65 forty which is a good time for a quarterback. In this era of athletic, dual threat quarterbacks, forty times are more important. Perry showcased his running ability in college and backed it up at the combine…