Stone: Making the case for Brady’s return following news of O’Brien hire

January 24, 2023

Image courtesy of Matthew O’Haren/USA TODAY Sports Tom Brady, quarterback of the New England Patriots in 2023. Has. nice ring to it, doesn’t it? Whether you think he’s over the hill or believe he still has good football left in him (like I do), you’ve got to admit, it immediately brings back the memories. But in reality, is it all that crazy to think he could end up back here?…

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Patriots season ends in Buffalo for second straight year

January 8, 2023

Image courtesy of AP Photos Despite a valiant effort in difficult circumstances, the Patriots saw their season ended in Buffalo on Sunday for the second straight year. In a cauldron of raw emotion, New England fought through it, but fell 35-23 to the Bills in the season finale. With Pittsburgh beating Cleveland and Miami beating New York, it ended any hopes of the Patriots still getting into the tournament despite…

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Patriots Rewind: Seven Points on the Patriots 23-21 win over the Dolphins

January 2, 2023

The Patriots survived in a 23-21 win over the Dolphins. After going into the half tied at 7-7, the Patriots defense sparked a comeback. Trailing 14-10, Kyle Dugger picked off Dolphins quarterback Teddy Bridgewater and returned it 39 yards for a touchdown. The Patriots never looked back as a late Jakobi Meyers touchdown put the game away. Here are seven points on today’s win. 1. Team win: The offense got…

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Patriots: Defense & just enough offense help Pats keep playoff hopes alive

January 1, 2023

Image courtesy of ESPN FOXBOROUGH – Pats and Dolphins, playoff berth on the line in unseasonably warm weather. It truly didn’t get much better than the scene at Gillette Stadium to open 2023 on New Year’s Day Sunday afternoon. Thanks to a huge play from Kyle Dugger and just enough offensive output, the Pats opened the New Year by keeping playoff hopes alive with a 23-21 win over Miami. Now…

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Patriots: Mac Jones addresses questions about whether he’s a dirty player or not

December 29, 2022

Mac Jones met with the media yesterday and answered a variety of questions. One of the questions asked was regarding the notion around the NFL by some that he is a dirty player. The allegation of Jones being a dirty player resurfaced after he went low on Bengals cornerback Eli Apple after he threw an interception. Jones didn’t need to go low but for whatever reason, he did. As a…

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Patriots: Despite roller coaster season, Pats know rare opportunity is still there for the taking

December 29, 2022

Image courtesy of NFL.com The fact that the Patriots are in control of their own destiny with two weeks left in the season after all the ugliness this year is legitimately mind boggling. Sitting at 7-8, if New England can beat Miami in the home finale this weekend and then go on the road and beat a Buffalo team that may be able to sit players the final week, the…

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Patriots: In another heartbreaker, Pats’ Christmas Miracle comeback falls short

December 24, 2022

Image courtesy of AP FOXBOROUGH – The Patriots were five yards from giving their fans a Christmas or post-Festivus miracle no one would forget. Then, it went away as quickly as The Feats of Strength. New England eventually cut it to four with 18 straight points, but a Rhamondre Stevenson fumble inside the five in the final minute ended any hopes of a memorable holiday miracle as the Pats lost…

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Patriots: Bringing O’Brien back would be great but the Patriots face some uncertainty this off-season

December 24, 2022

NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport reported this morning that Alabama offensive coordinator and former Patriots offensive coordinator Bill O’Brien has emerged as a potential candidate to return to New England next season. Could an old friend be the answer for the #Patriots in 2023? #Bama OC Bill O'Brien is emerging as a potential candidate to return to New England next season. My story: https://t.co/ToQmaxfJ0j — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) December 24, 2022…

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Patriots: Stupid loss a microcosm of a bad season

December 19, 2022

AP Photo/John Locher The Patriots gaff to end yesterday’s game against the Raiders is a microcosm of their season. It has been an annoying season filled with ups and downs and yesterday loss is just another example of just how far this franchise has fallen. The Patriots used to be the standard when it came to being disciplined and playing situational football. Not anymore. Now they take dumb penalties, can’t…

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Patriots: Raiders stun Pats with bizarre finish

December 18, 2022

Image courtesy of Getty Images The Miracle in Sin City has quickly replaced the Miracle in Miami. Either way, it’s not good for the Patriots. A 30-24 loss to the Las Vegas Raiders on Sunday can only be described as unbelievable. With the game tied at 24-24 and 32 seconds on the clock after Vegas had just driven the length of the field for a controversial game-tying touchdown pass from Derek…

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