Patriots: Bill Belichick leading by example with 400th game as HC of the NEP

October 10, 2022

Image courtesy of the New England Patriots One of the most well known phrases used by Patriots head coach Bill Belichick throughout his time with the organization has been “availability is the best ability.” On Sunday afternoon, Belichick coached in his 400th game here in New England, continuing to lead by example when it comes to that statement. To put it in perspective, former Dolphins head coach Don Shula coached…


Patriots: Breaking down the 2022 schedule

May 13, 2022

Photo: @Patriots Schedule Day is always a sneaky great day on the calendar for football fans. No one really thinks about it until we’re all reminded a week or so before that Schedule Day is coming. It isn’t quite the same with Twitter leaks popping up everywhere throughout the day ruining the element of surprise, but still, once the league slate comes out it’s always fun to see where and…


Patriots: Slater eager to help Pats again

March 17, 2022

Photo: Matt Slocum/AP There are some guys who are just put on this earth to be football players, one of them is Matthew Slater. After agreeing to come back for a 15th season, Slater met with the media on Thursday morning to discuss why he came back and how that decision making process looked, among other things. “I’m certainly so thankful to be sitting in this position talking to you…


NFL: Brady announces he’s returning for a 23rd NFL season

March 13, 2022

Photo: Jae C. Hong/AP That didn’t take long. Just as Kevin Garnett’s emotional retirement ceremony ended on Sunday night, Tom Brady popped back up on the radar. Brady stunningly posted a short speech on Twitter, announcing he was coming back to Tampa for his 23rd NFL season. Even the most loyal Brady fans have to admit this is officially annoying. “These past two months I’ve realized my place is still…


Boston College: Loss of coaches in the short term will be tough, but ultimately it’s a good sign for Eagles fans

February 15, 2022

After Matt Applebaum recently became the new offensive line coach for the Miami Dolphins, it was announced Monday that wide receivers coach Joe Dailey is also NFL bound, taking the same position with the Carolina Panthers. Applebaum oversaw arguably the best offensive unit in the country for the last two seasons, while Dailey helped Zay Flowers, Jalen Gill, CJ Lewis Jehlani Galloway, Kobay White and last year’s freshman phenom Jaden…


Patriots: WILD CARD Preview and Prediction

January 15, 2022

Featured image via Omar Rawlings/Getty Images Follow me on twitter: @zcarey13 It is finally here! A year after their first losing season in 20 years, the Patriots retooled and reloaded. This team looks very, very different from the last time the Patriots were in the playoffs, but they are hungry. And one thing has stayed consistent. Bill. Belichick. The greatest coach of all time provides stability and a high floor…


Patriots: Week 18 Preview and Prediction

January 9, 2022

Photo by Michael Reaves/Getty Images Follow me on twitter: @zcarey13 Hello and welcome to week 18! That feels weird to type but it is our new normal in the NFL after the expansion of the regular season from 16 to 17 games. The Patriots have a division matchup in week 18 with a familiar foe and one that they have some bad memories with, the Miami Dolphins. The Dolphins have…


Patriots: Week 17 Preview and Prediction

January 2, 2022

Photo via: AP/Greg M. Cooper Follow me on twitter: @zcarey13 Happy New Year readers! To welcome us into 2022, we have a matchup between two very different teams with two very different goals. The Jaguars come in off of a loss to the Jets last weekend and the Patriots come off a demoralizing loss to the division rival Bills that likely cost them the division. Lets get started. Jaguars @…


Patriots: Week 16 Preview and Prediction-HOLIDAY EDITION

December 26, 2021

Photo via: Jim Rogash/Getty Images Follow me on twitter: @zcarey13 HO HO HO! Happy Holidays to all of the readers here at NEFJ. In the spirit of the Holidays and because my last preview for Patriots vs Bills was for a normal game and not one in a monsoon, I’m gonna switch things up for this preview. You can read my last in depth preview here where I break down…