Patriots: Nelson Agholor ready for a bounce-back season

May 10, 2022

Photo: Dale Zanine – USA Today Sports Nelson Agholor has heard all the chatter. He knows what his cap-hit is. He knows how people feel about his first year in New England. Don’t worry Patriots fans, he’s not happy about it either. On Tuesday afternoon, Agholor met with the media via a Zoom call and was honest about his first season in New England. Agholor’s performance didn’t meet his expectations…

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Patriots: 5 ways the Patriots could create extra cap space.

February 28, 2022

Teams around the league, specifically the New Orleans Saints and Green Bay Packers have been busy the past week moving money around in an effort to create cap space. Luckily, the Patriots are not in the same boat as those two teams. According to our good friend Miguel Benzan at @patscap, the Patriots currently have $4.896,056 in cap space. That is not a lot. The cap is expected to reach…

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Patriots: Jones still learning how to be “the guy” in the NFL with another test looming Sunday

December 23, 2021

Photo: Barry Chin/Boston Globe Mac Jones hadn’t lost much in his football career prior to being a member of the Patriots. Whether it was high school or Alabama, the rare loss Jones took was usually quickly pushed aside by a dominant performance with elite players around him a week or two later. Things are different now, and Jones is faced with quite a difficult task for a rookie quarterback this…

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Patriots: Are the Pats legitimate Super Bowl contenders? Here’s three reasons why the answer is yes and three reasons why the answer is no

December 9, 2021

Okay, so none of us thought the Patriots would be in this position back in August, right? Sure, once Mac beat out Cam for the starting job and it was clear he was going to be the guy moving forward, a lot of people believed he’d have what it takes to help lead this team to something better than the 7-9 finish a year ago. But, no one could have…

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Patriots: Defense leads the way to fifth straight win for suddenly surging Pats

November 19, 2021

PHOTO: Brynn Anderson/AP Photos Since giving up 567 yards to the Cowboys and falling two games below .500, the Patriots have become a completely different team. The defense has given up a total of 1,273 yards during a five game winning streak. It seems like a big number, but it’s actually an average of just 254.6 yards per game. The Patriots manhandled the Falcons on Thursday night and despite the…

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Patriots: Week 9 preview and prediction

November 7, 2021

Photo by Mark Brown/Getty Images Follow me on twitter @zcarey13 Patriots @ Panthers: November 7th, 2021. 1:00 PM Line: Patriots -3.5 The New England Patriots face off against the Carolina Panthers at 1 o’clock on Sunday in Charlotte. The Patriots are coming off a great win against the Los Angeles Chargers who looked like a contender before going on their current losing skid. The New England defense looked great and the…

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Patriots: Sloppy mistakes ruin Mac’s stellar debut

September 13, 2021

It’s tough to figure out how Patriots fans should feel after the 17-16 opening day loss to Miami on Sunday afternoon. One on hand, rookie quarterback Mac Jones put on one hell of a show with fans filling every seat in Gillette Stadium for the first time in two years, proving he’s more than ready for the challenge of being the next guy in New England. We’ve also learned in…

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Patriots: What to watch for in the final preseason game vs. the New York Giants

August 29, 2021

Only 60 minutes stand between the Patriots and the end of the preseason. Mercifully. Sunday night’s preseason game against the Giants (6:30 p.m., WBZ) is the final tuneup before beginning preparation for the Miami Dolphins in arguably one of the most anticipated seasons in recent history. Roster spots are still on the line, the quarterback situation is still a complete mind-bleep, the cornerback questions without Gilmore remain plentiful and what…

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Patriots: Lombardi believes new additions to the receiver group are fitting in nicely

August 23, 2021

On Saturday afternoon, many of the Patriots assistant coaches met with the media while the team had a day off. It’s always good to hear from the guys on Bill Belichick’s staff because they’re always more inclined to be a little more honest when it comes to answering questions, although none of them will ever go full Mike Tomlin on us. One of those assistants that has quite a critical…

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Patriots: 12 players to watch tonight in tonight’s pre-season opener

August 12, 2021

The Patriots kick off the pre-season tonight against the Washington Football Team. There will plenty of storylines heading into the game but the focus will be on the players. Here are twelve players to watch tonight as the Patriots kick off the 2021 season. 1. Mac Jones, QB: All eyes will be on the rookie first round pick. The big thing I will be watching for is how he handles…

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