Is getting Brady Day out of the way early a favor for Mac Jones?

May 11, 2023

Image courtesy of New England Patriots & NEFJ The big news around this area on schedule day was that Tom Brady is coming back for the home opener. When the Patriots host the defending NFC Champion Eagles at 4:25 on September 10, the GOAT will be recognized on what is sure to be an emotional day in Foxborough. To me, it feels way too early. Think about when the Red…


Patriots once again doing their due diligence in bringing in Will Levis

April 21, 2023

The Patriots brought in Kentucky quarterback Will Levis for a visit this week. The news came as a surprise but let’s not forget the Patriots also met with Anthony Richardson at the NFL Combine. It doesn’t mean they are going to draft either quarterback. Of course some might think that this is yet another sign that the organization is ready to move on from Mac Jones but I do not…


Bill O’Brien addresses a variety of topics in his first meeting with the media

April 18, 2023

New Patriots offensive coordinator Bill O’Brien answered several questions today in his first meeting with the local media since being hired in January. New offensive coordinator Bill O’Brien meeting with the media. Great stuff here from OB. @Patriots — New England Football Journal ® 🏈 (@newftbj) April 18, 2023 O’Brien spoke for almost ten minutes and addressed a variety of topics from being back in New England to his…


Is Mac Jones the QB of the future? Organization seems split

March 27, 2023

The owner’s meetings are underway this week and both Bill Belichick and Robert Kraft spoke on Monday. Bill was in midseason form, clearly getting annoyed with questions while Kraft was his usual calm, cool and collected self. A number of things were discussed by both guys, but the most important thing discussed was the future of Mac Jones as the Patriots quarterback. It seems as if Belichick and Kraft are…


The Patriots have surrounded Mac Jones with more talent. It is up to him to prove that he can be the man moving forward

March 18, 2023

Mac Jones will be the Patriots starting quarterback in 2023. No more speculation of a possible trade to the Las Vegas Raiders looming over him. The Patriots are his team and the team has equipped him with a new offensive coordinator in Bill O’Brien and several new skill players to go with him. Now it is up to Jones to live up to his end of the bargain and prove…


Patriots working out Slade Bolden. Should you be excited? Not yet

February 28, 2023

The Patriots are working out former Alabama wide receiver Slade Bolden according to ESPN’s Mike Reiss. The 24 year old Bolden signed as an undrafted free agent with the Baltimore Ravens last April but never played a game with them as he was released in August after a sports hernia injury. The 5-11 189 pound Bolden played with Mac Jones and under Bill O’Brien at Alabama in 2021. Bolden and…


Does Jakobi Meyers deserve top receiver money? No, but the Patriots still need him

February 23, 2023

Image courtesy of Bob DeChiara/USA TODAY Sports The Patriots need to sign Jakobi Meyers, regardless of the price. Meyers is technically the best free agent receiver on the market heading into what should be a pretty wild offseason. An underrated free agent when he first came in the league, Meyers is due for his first major contract and doesn’t owe the Patriots anything by taking a hometown discount. Sure, they…


A Mac Jones trade is possible according to sources. Do you buy that?

February 18, 2023

According to MMQB insider Albert Breer and Pro Football Talk’s Mike Florio, the Patriots would listen to trade offers for Mac Jones. So why would the Patriots trade their starting quarterback? According to Breer, Bill Belichick did not like the way Jones handled things last season. “I don’t think Bill appreciated the way that Mac handled some of the stuff last year,” Breer said. “There’s a way that I think…


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?…


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…