Jerod Mayo sitting in on offensive coordinator interviews is strictly to help him

January 23, 2023

In our never ending quest to figure out who might replace Bill Belichick some day, we have tabbed Jerod Mayo as the latest heir apparent. Mayo signed a contract extension with the team two weeks ago and was expected to be named the Patriots defensive coordinator. Many including myself have speculated that Mayo sticking around and turning down heading coaching interviews is a sign that he might be the coach…


Is Jerod Mayo the Coach In Waiting? Too early to tell

January 16, 2023

The Patriots announced last week that linebackers coach Jerod Mayo had agreed to a new contract with the team. Terms of the deal were not disclosed and neither was a possible title. The expectation is that Mayo will be the team’s defensive coordinator. Why else would Mayo sign a new deal and stay if he wasn’t going to get a pay raise and a new title. Mayo also declined an…


Patriots: Mayo’s leadership, experience helpful as players prepare for Bills

January 6, 2023

FOXBOROUGH – Jerod Mayo has played in and coached in some extremely difficult environments during his time with the Patriots organization. But even he can’t really prepare the defensive unit for what they might have to deal with on Sunday. With the news that Damar Hamlin was incredibly Face-Timing with teammates on Friday morning, the level of emotion the Pats will face when walking into Buffalo will be unlike anything…


Patriots: Team awards at the bye week

November 10, 2022

Image courtesy of With no game to break down this weekend, we thought it might be fun to put a little twist on the “midseason awards” that always float around this time of year. As the Pats hit the bye week at 5-4, who is the team MVP on offense and defense? What about special teams? Who’s the Rookie of the Year and Coach of the Year at 1…


Boston College-Patriots: Eagles and Pats coaching staffs sharing ideas as both look for bounce back seasons

March 1, 2022

Tuesday morning BC players quickly ran from the locker room inside Alumni Stadium to Fish Field House trying to beat the early frigid temperatures. There was yelling, singing, full sprints and some light jogs. The energy was up for the second spring practice session as the Eagles begin to lay the foundation for what they hope is a special season. It’s hard not to be impressed with just how much…


Patriots: Ahead of high school Super Bowls at Gillette Stadium, Pats coordinators reflect on special memories

November 30, 2021

Starting Wednesday, dozens of players from 16 different teams are going to step on the field at Gillette Stadium to compete for a Super Bowl. Some of those players will go on to play in college, but most of them won’t. This will be the final time they ever strap on the pads. Some guys will make a game saving or winning play that stays with them forever, but many…