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…


1-on-1 with Troy Brown

April 18, 2023

Image courtesy of National Football Foundation On Tuesday morning, the Patriots held the first bit of media availability heading into the 2023 season. Director of Player Personnel Matt Groh, new offensive coordinator Bill O’Brien and Jerod Mayo all got the majority of the attention as you’d expect, but the other assistant coaches were also on hand to chat with reporters for a bit. I spoke briefly with Pats legend Troy…


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…


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…


Patriots release three players

February 16, 2023

Images courtesy of New England Patriots On Wednesday evening, the Patriots announced the release of three players from the roster, Tae Hayes, Quinn Nordin and Kristian Wilkerson. Hayes was brought in late in the year and signed to the practice squad on Dec. 31, 2022 after originally being signed to the practice squad on Dec. 27. Hayes played in the final two games of the year for New England and had…


Revis makes Pro Football Hall of Fame

February 10, 2023

Image courtesy of Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images Though not here long, Darrelle Revis’ contribution to the 2014 championship should be remembered appreciatively. On Thursday night during the NFL Honors, Revis was named as part of the 2023 Pro Football Hall of Fame class. Revis, Ronde Barber, Zach Thomas, Joe Thomas, DeMarcus Ware, Chuck Howley, Joe Klecko, Ken Riley and Don Coryell were all part of the class that will be…


Patriots fans should be frustrated with Belichick appearance on Brady’s podcast

February 7, 2023

Image courtesy of Inc. Magazine Ok, admit it. How many of you said “where the hell was this in 2019?” once you heard Bill Belichick appearance on Tom Brady’s “Let’s Go” podcast Monday night? The HC of the NEP and the now retired Brady took a pretty deep dive into certain aspects of their relationship for about a half hour on Monday night, much to the surprise of anyone who’s…


Troy Brown wins head coaching debut in East-West Shrine Bowl

February 3, 2023

Image courtesy of NFL Network It wasn’t pretty, but Troy Brown always was a gritty player anyways. The former Patriots receiver turned wide receivers coach won his head coaching debut on Thursday night when the West team beat the East team 12-3 in the East-West Shrine Bowl in Las Vegas. The teams Troy Brown won Super Bowls with were defense oriented, so, with Bill Belichick sitting up in the booth…


Troy Brown gaining new appreciation for Bill Belichick with East-West Shrine Bowl role

January 29, 2023

Troy Brown saw and experienced just about everything you could as a player and has been working with wide receivers and special teams guys for a while now, but nothing can prepare him for potential future roles like the experience he’s getting this week. Brown is the “head coach” of the West team for the East-West Shrine Bowl, which means duties and just the overall way he’s watching things this…


Patriots Director of Player Personnel Matt Groh speaks at East-West Shrine Bowl practice

January 28, 2023

Image courtesy of East-West Shrine Bowl As the Patriots coaching staff got knee deep in on-field work with players on the West roster at the East-West Shrine Bowl practice in Last Vegas on Saturday, Director of Player Personnel Matt Groth spoke with the media following Day 2. Groh, along with the coaches, have a chance to not only work with players one-on-one throughout the week, but also get to scout…