Patriots: Collins Signing Highlights Underwhelming Linebacker Play

October 5, 2022

The Patriots brought back Jamie Collins this week, the linebacker’s fourth stint with the team. He won Super Bowls in 2014 and 2018 with the Patriots and brought a high degree of athleticism to the group. His signing now, however, is not about a return to the glory days of an elite Patriots linebacking corps that featured Collins, Dont’a Hightower and Kyle Van Noy. It is about a group that…


Patriots: 5 areas the Patriots need to improve in heading into the off-season

January 17, 2022

The off-season is here for the Patriots after Saturday night’s 47-17 loss to the Bills. So where do they go from here? Well. Let’s just say they have a lot of work to do. Here are five areas the Patriots need to improve in. 1. Wide Receiver: Kendrick Bourne and Nelson Agholor were fine additions last off-season but they clearly weren’t enough. Bourne had a terrific season and proved to…


Patriots: Multiple losses on both sides of the ball could lead to a rebuilding year in Foxboro

March 20, 2020

2020 has sucked so far. Let’s be honest. It is not just because of the Coronavirus. It has sucked to be a sports fan in Boston. First Mookie Betts was traded to the Dodgers. Then the Bruins and Celtics seasons were suspended because of the Coronavirus. The final blow came this week when after twenty years of being a Patriot, Tom Brady left and signed with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers….


Patriots: Scheme versatility is the reason the Patriots signed Jaime Collins

May 27, 2019

The Patriots signing of Jaime Collins is interesting. On paper, they have plenty of depth at linebacker. The Patriots don’t need him. What is on paper however means nothing to Bill Belichick. In Belichick’s mind, bringing back Collins makes perfect sense. Collins is a three down linebacker who can play all three linebacker spots in the Patriots defense and can fill a variety of roles. It is too early to…