Patriots: What the Patriots Lose with McDaniels’ Departure

February 2, 2022

Throughout his 14 seasons as the Patriots’ offensive coordinator, Josh McDaniels has often drawn the ire of Patriots fans. Despite coordinating the most prolific offense in NFL history and winning three Super Bowls from 2014-2018, McDaniels is often a fall guy for a fan base loathe to criticize Tom Brady or Bill Belichick. That trend exploded in 2020, with a poor Patriots offense frustrating the New England region. This past…

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Patriots: Regardless of who takes over for Josh McDaniels, a change in offensive philosophy might be in order

January 30, 2022

According to sources, Josh McDaniels has been hired as the new head football coach of the Las Vegas Raiders. McDaniels will join newly hired general manager Dave Ziegler who was formally the Patriots director of player personnel. Speculation has been rampant all week that Raiders owner Mark Davis wanted to hire McDaniels. After spending the last two days in Las Vegas and meeting with team executives and Davis, the two…

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Patriots: Ziegler & McDaniels set to be new GM and head coach for Las Vegas, what’s it mean for Mac?

January 30, 2022

It’s been a tough 24 hours for Patriots fans. With Tom Brady reportedly retiring, Pats fans received more bad news on Sunday when the Raiders announced the hiring of Dave Ziegler as the new general manager. Josh McDaniels is also expected to follow Zeigler and become the new head coach for Vegas. Both losses are massive for the Patriots, creating two huge voids the team now needs to fill before…

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Patriots: 8 names to watch as potential replacements for Josh McDaniels if the Raiders hire him

January 25, 2022

The Las Vegas Raiders are reportedly interested in Patriots offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels for their head coaching opening. The Raiders job would be appealing to McDaniels. They have an established quarterback in Derek Carr, good young talent and they’ll have some roster flexibility in the coming years. If the Raiders pair up McDaniels with a general manager that he knows or has worked with, the job might be too good…

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Patriots: Four ways the Patriots can get Mac into a rhythm against the Bills

January 15, 2022

The last time Mac Jones played in Buffalo, he completed 2 of 3 passes for 19 yards. The Patriots only threw three times because of the weather conditions. Saturday nights forecast calls for clear skies and a game time temperature of 7. That’s cold. Despite the frigid temperatures, the Patriots should be able to throw the ball. It won’t be easy against one of the league’s best secondaries but if…

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Patriots: Kristian Wilkerson takes advantage of his opportunity

January 5, 2022

Kristian Wilkerson has worked hard to get his opportunity. It hasn’t always been easy but after a strong training camp in which he caught the coaching staff’s attention, Wilkerson was signed to the practice squad at the end of the summer. All season long he has been working and patiently waiting to get his opportunity. Well that moment arrived this past weekend when he was told he was getting called…

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Patriots: Mac Jones hasn’t hit a wall. The team around him isn’t playing well

December 28, 2021

Getty Images Patriots fans and media alike are wondering if rookie quarterback Mac Jones has hit a rookie wall. Let me answer that question. No. Jones hasn’t hit a wall. The team around him isn’t playing well right now and it is affecting his play. Jones has struggled because the Patriots have been trailing each of the last two weeks. The Patriots are not built to play from behind but…

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Patriots: 3 Ways to Get Mac Jones Back on Track

December 28, 2021

Image courtesy of USA Today Sports Since coming out of the bye week the Patriots have struggled. Mac Jones has had as difficult two week stretch as anyone, having a poor first three quarters against the Colts and following that with a subpar game against the Bills in which he never looked comfortable and was constantly bailing out and throwing off his back foot. If the Patriots are going to…

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Patriots: Patriots Turn Back the Clock in Win Over Bills

December 7, 2021

In a matchup for first place in the AFC East on Monday night, the Patriots traveled back in time to defeat the Bills 14-10. The game was controlled by the weather, with consistent winds at 25-30 mph and gusts over 45 mph throughout the game. As a result, New England only called three passing plays the entire game, gaining just 19 yards through the air. The Patriots ran the ball…

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Patriots: Jones to Henry has a nice ring to it in the red zone

November 16, 2021

Image courtesy of yahoo.com It took tight end Hunter Henry a while to get acclimated to the Patriots offense but the free agent acquisition is finally starting to get comfortable in the system and it shows with how much he is producing of late. Henry has caught seven touchdown passes in the Patriots last seven games. He has emerged as Mac Jones go to guy in the red zone. Henry…

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