Patriots put on an unbelievable show in honoring Tom Brady

June 13, 2024

FOXBOROUGH- Tom Brady was inducted into the Patriots Hall of Fame on Wednesday night. It was an amazing ceremony befitting of the greatest player of all-time, the greatest quarterback of all-time and the greatest Patriot of all-time. NBC’s Mike Tirico emceed the event and he did a good job of hosting the three hour event.  The induction reminded me of a Pro Football Hall of Fame induction ceremony but with…


Patriots name Eliot Wolf Executive Vice President of Football Operations

May 11, 2024

The Patriots general manager search lasted all of six days as the team announced this afternoon that Eliot Wolf has been named the team’s new Executive Vice President of Football Operations.  The news is not a surprise as Wolf was expected around league circles to be named the new head of football operations.  Wolf’s responsibilities will include the overall direction of the personnel department, the management of the salary cap…


In some ways, the Roast of Tom Brady brought some closure to the dynasty years

May 7, 2024

The Roast of Tom Brady on Sunday was three hours of Brady’s former teammates, celebrities and Bill Belichick roasting the GOAT. It was the television event we knew we needed, but weren’t sure we were ever going to get.  To his his credit, Brady sat there and took barb after barb. From jokes about his marriage to his playing career, Brady got hit from all sides.  It was great to…


Patriots begin general manager search; Wolf is the front runner

May 7, 2024

Eric Canha-USA TODAY Sports According to CBS Sports insider Jonathan Jones, the Patriots have begun the process of hiring a general manager or head of football operations. It is the first time owner Robert Kraft has had to hire a general manager in his tenure as owner.  Jones says that the Patriots have already vetted outside candidates and have received permission to interview them. Unlike when they hired Jerod Mayo,…


Robert Kraft meets with the media at the owners meetings

March 27, 2024

Image courtesy of Mark Daniels/Masslive Patriots owner Robert Kraft met with the assembled media at the NFL Owners Meetings on Tuesday and he spoke for about 15 minutes on a variety of topics.  ESPN’s Mike Reiss transcribed the interview. The quotes we are using are taken directly from  Kraft talked about the draft, taking a quarterback third overall, his hopes for the future and the The Dynasty documentary.  Here…


Thoughts on episodes 7 & 8 of ‘The Dynasty’

March 8, 2024

We’re down to the final four episodes of this somewhat controversial ‘The Dynasty’ documentary on Apple TV. Personally, I haven’t found this to be as bad as a lot of other people. I think some of the B-roll and behind the scenes stuff has been well worth the watch. Have stories been embellished to make Bill Belichick look slightly worse? Sure. Are there some glaring omissions in some of the…


Thoughts on episodes 5 & 6 of ‘The Dynasty’

March 1, 2024

We continue our look at the Apple TV+ ‘The Dynasty’ documentary after eposes five and six dropped on Thursday. This will be much shorter than the outrageous 5,000 word breakdown I had for episodes three and four, but in fairness, that Spygate episode was pretty damn entertaining with some good stuff that we’d never seen or heard before. Anyways, here’s some thoughts while watching the most recent episodes… Episode 5…


Latest NFLPA report card paints ugly picture in Foxborough

February 28, 2024

For the second straight year, Patriots players have let it be known just how bad things have gotten around Gillette Stadium. The latest NFLPA team report cards survey over 1,706 players in hopes of highlighting the best working environments or showing who needs help where. The Krafts take quite a hit here with the team ranking 29th overall. It’s the second NFLPA report card in as many years that has…


Thoughts from episodes 3 & 4 of ‘The Dynasty’

February 23, 2024

Image courtesy of Apple TV+ Alright, the first two episodes of The Dynasty didn’t disappoint with a nostalgic look back at the early days of this magical 25 year run, and even some 90’s love for those of us who grew up with Bledsoe being ‘the guy.’ The next two episodes were a bit puzzling, but still entertaining as hell. Episode 3 was an incredible trip down memory lane and…


Takeaways from the first two episodes of ‘The Dynasty’

February 18, 2024

Image courtesy of Apple TV+ I’m a little late to the party, but finally got to sit and watch the first two episodes of The Dynasty on Apple TV this weekend. Admittedly having lived through the dynasty days and seen every DVD and read every book possible, I thought this might be just a recap of everything we all already knew. But, the first two episodes were outstanding and provided…