Patriots: I wouldn’t surrender anything more than two mid round picks for Jimmy G

March 27, 2021

The 49ers and Dolphins trade yesterday illustrated just how expensive it is going to be for the Patriots to trade into the top ten if they want to draft one of the top four quarterbacks in this year’s class. With the 49ers trading up, one has to assume that quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo is now available in a trade. San Francisco quickly squelched that notion by saying they intend to hold…


Patriots: 49ers trade gives Bill Belichick a pretty good idea of what moving into the top ten will cost

March 26, 2021

The San Francisco 49ers and Miami Dolphins made a massive trade today with the 49ers trading pick 12 in this year’s draft along with a first round pick in 2022 and 2023 and 2022 3rd round pick for the number 3 pick in this year’s draft. The 49ers obviously traded up to take one of the four quarterbacks projected to go in the top five. Whether it’s Zach Wilson, Justin…


Patriots: End of the line? 49ers blowout New England by 27 points. Patriots now 2-4

October 26, 2020

AP Photo/Steven Senne FOXBOROUGH — For some reason last week, the New England Patriots decided to put out an “all dynasty” team. Of course, whenever these teams of the decade or century come out, it signifies the end of an era. So, did the Patriots call their shot when they decided to release the all dynasty team? It sure as hell felt that way on Sunday. The Patriots no-showed in…


Patriots Preview: San Francisco 49ers (3-3) at New England Patriots (2-3)

October 25, 2020

LINE: New England -3, O/U 44.5 OPENING KICKOFF: The New England Patriots host old friend Jimmy Garoppolo and the San Francisco 49ers at Gillette Stadium this afternoon (4:25 P.M.) This is just the 13th time these two franchises are meeting during the regular season. San Francisco holds a 8-5 advantage, taking the last meeting on November 20, 2016 30-17 in California. Between 1971 and 1995, the 49ers dominated the Patriots,…


Patriots: Scouting The 49ers offense and defense

October 24, 2020

The Patriots host the San Francisco 49ers this Sunday in a game that features the greatest coach of all time in Bill Belichick and one of the best offensive coach’s in the NFL today in Kyle Shanahan. When you look at the 49ers, you see how they were influenced schematically. Offensively, the 49ers take after Mike Shanahan’s Denver Broncos teams. They want to run the football and be balanced as…


Patriots: Recapping Bill Belichick’s weekly OMF interview on WEEI

October 21, 2020

The Patriots are now under .500 through at least five games of the season for the first time since 2002. So, when Bill Belichick met with Glenn Ordway, Lou Merloni and Christian Fauria for his weekly appearance on WEEI on Monday, it was sure to be all sunshine and rainbows, right? We got the good old sarcastic Bill back for a good chunk of this week, and credit to the…


Patriots: 49ers rumored interest in Tom Brady could lead to a trade for Jimmy G

March 4, 2020

By Kevin J. Stone/@kstone06/@newftbj There’s no chance in hell this really happens.  However, with all the talk of San Francisco suddenly being a real player for Tom Brady in free agency it’s worth looking at the mind-boggling scenario. With numerous reports around the NFL from extremely credible sources, there has been legitimate chatter over the last few days – but really the last 24 hours – that would suggest the…


Patriots: If Bill Belichick learned anything this weekend, it should be that speed kills

January 22, 2020

Like most of us, Bill Belichick probably watched the AFC and NFC championship games on Sunday. He probably noticed the same thing we did. The two teams that would and advanced to Super Bowl LIV are fast. Really fast! Belichick knows this first hand having to defend the Chiefs in recent years. He how quickly the complexion of a game can change on one play. Chiefs general manager Brett Veach…


Patriots: Please spare us the Garoppolo trade revisit articles. It is time to move on

January 20, 2020

Jimmy Garoppolo is going to his third Super Bowl but his time it is as the starting quarterback of the San Francisco 49ers. The former heir apparent to Tom Brady completed six passes for 77 yards in San Francisco’s 37-20 win over the Green Bay Packers in the NFC Championship game. Patriots fans everywhere will be rooting for their beloved “Jimmy G” when the 49ers take on the Kansas City…


NFL: 5 Teams That Will Surprise People in 2018

May 18, 2018

It is never too early to start making predictions for the 2018 season. Here are five teams that I think will be vastly improved in 2018. 5. Cleveland Browns: Yes. The Cleveland Browns will surprise people in 2018. I know they have become a sexy pick for experts because of the additions of Baker Mayfield, Jarvis Landry and Carlos Hyde but there are other reasons I like this team. The hiring…