Patriots: 10 players we are watching in tonight’s preseason game

August 11, 2022

AP Photo/Steven Senne The Patriots kick off the 2022 preseason tonight. Here are ten players that we will be watching and evaluating in this game. 1. Cameron McGrone, LB: McGrone missed all of last season due to a torn ACL. He is back and while he hasn’t popped in camp yet, tonight will be our first opportunity to see him in action. McGrone has good size and instincts and he…


Patriots Four Down Preview: New York Giants (0-0) at New England Patriots (0-0)

August 11, 2022

Kickoff: The Patriots open the 2022 preseason tonight at home against the New York Giants. The two teams have played each other 31 times in the preseason, making the Giants the Patriots most common preseason opponent. The two teams are meeting for the 16th time in 17 years in the preseason. The 2020 match up was cancelled due to COVID. The Giants have a first year head coach in Brian…


Patriots: The Belichick coaching coaching tree loses a couple of branches with the firings of Flores and Judge

January 12, 2022

After the recent firings of Brian Flores and Joe Judge, the Belichick coaching tree currently has no branches in the NFL. There are no former Patriots assistants that are currently head coaches in the league. The Flores firing was surprising. After leading the Dolphins to back to back winning seasons and going 4-2 against the Patriots, you would have thought Flores had plenty of job security. Well, that wasn’t the…


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…


Patriots: Did the Mac Jones Era begin on Wednesday?

August 25, 2021

If you were one of the thousands in attendance at the Patriots and Giants joint practice on what was a sweltering Wednesday morning, make sure you keep the posters they were handing out or anything else you may have taken home from the experience. It may have been a turning point kind of day for the direction of this franchise moving forward. The Pats and Giants had an old-school, tough,…


Tampa Bay Tuesday: Brady and the Bucs survive a scare from the Giants

November 3, 2020

Vincent Carchietta-USA TODAY Sports Tom 6, Bill 2. It’s obviously not that simple, but as it stands after Monday night’s 25-23 win for the Buccaneers, Brady is winning the first round of the “was it the coach or quarterback?” argument that will last for decades. Brady technically needed a non-pass interference call to get to 6-2 on the year, but the Bucs are now second in the NFC, just behind…


Patriots : Giants tap into the Saban, Belichick tree with the surprising hire of Joe Judge

January 10, 2020

The New York Giants surprised the football world on Wednesday when they announced the hiring of Patriots special teams and wide receivers coach Joe Judge as their new head football coach. Judge was an under the radar candidate who on the surface was just another candidate that was being interviewed as part of the part of the process. Judge impressed the Giants ownership group, most notably John Mara. When top…


Patriots Rewind: Patriots 35 Giants 14

October 11, 2019

Game Rewind: The Patriots overcame a slow start offensively and leaned on their defense to beat the New York Giants 35-14 in what was an ugly game. Here are five thoughts on the win. 1. Brady struggles early: Tom Brady has gotten off to slow starts in games this season and this game was no exception. Brady threw an early interception and he also fumbled the all. He eventually settled…


Patriots Preview: New York Giants (2-3) at New England Patriots (5-0)

October 10, 2019

The Patriots return home to host a depleted New York Giants team on Thursday Night Football. The conditions at Foxboro are expected to be cold, wet windy and blustery. Not exactly an ideal night to throw the football. Here are five thoughts on the game. 1. Deal with the wind: The wind will be a factor in this game. It will impact the passing game and the kicking game. Look…


Patriots Preview: New York Giants (2-1) at New England Patriots (3-0)

August 29, 2019

The Patriots wrap up the pre-season tonight at home against the Giants in the fourth and final pre-season game. Here five thoughts on the game. 1. Does Stidham start? One has to assume that Jarrett Stidham will start and play the majority of the game. The Patriots have a tough decision to make regarding the back up quarterback position. Stidham could lock up the job tonight. 2. Eyes on Edelman,…