5 Patriots That Stood Out In The First Preseason Game

August 10, 2023

The Patriots lost to the Texans, 20-9 in their first preseason game on Thursday night. Here are five players that stood out: Keion White: The Patriots’ second round pick was a monster on the defensive line against Houston. White consistently generated pressure against the pass and run. He had three tackles, a quarterback hit, and helped force a second quarter fumble that was recovered by Calvin Munson. Jalen Mills: Mills…


Patriots Rewind: Seven Points on the Patriots 23-21 win over the Dolphins

January 2, 2023

The Patriots survived in a 23-21 win over the Dolphins. After going into the half tied at 7-7, the Patriots defense sparked a comeback. Trailing 14-10, Kyle Dugger picked off Dolphins quarterback Teddy Bridgewater and returned it 39 yards for a touchdown. The Patriots never looked back as a late Jakobi Meyers touchdown put the game away. Here are seven points on today’s win. 1. Team win: The offense got…


Patriots: Defense & just enough offense help Pats keep playoff hopes alive

January 1, 2023

Image courtesy of ESPN FOXBOROUGH – Pats and Dolphins, playoff berth on the line in unseasonably warm weather. It truly didn’t get much better than the scene at Gillette Stadium to open 2023 on New Year’s Day Sunday afternoon. Thanks to a huge play from Kyle Dugger and just enough offensive output, the Pats opened the New Year by keeping playoff hopes alive with a 23-21 win over Miami. Now…


Patriots: Grading the Patriots 2022 Draft Class Halfway Through the Season

November 7, 2022

Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images The Patriots are 5-4 and enter their bye week after defeating the Colts 26-3 on Sunday. It has been an inconsistent season so far that has seen a lot of young players given a chance to contribute. With that in mind, here is a look at how all their 2022 draft picks have fared so far. Round 1: Guard Cole Strange, The University of Tennessee…


Patriots: Zappe throws for over 300 yards in second career start as Pats hammer the Browns

October 16, 2022

Image courtesy of David Richard/AP Sunday was a tough afternoon for those that heavily critiqued Bill Belichick’s 2022 draft. Rookie quarterback Bailey Zappe thew for over 300 and two touchdowns in his second career start, while draft classmate Tyquan Thornton scored his first two career touchdowns – one receiving one rushing – and the Patriots cruised to a 38-15 win over the Browns. The defense also held the highly hyped…


Patriots: Thornton injury is an untimely big blow for the Patriots

August 21, 2022

(AP Photo/Michael Dwyer) Rookie wide receiver Tyquan Thornton has been turning heads all summer at camp and preseason game. Unfortunately, the speedster suffered a collarbone injury in Friday night’s preseason game against the Panthers and is expected to miss 8-10 weeks. On the surface, you might not think this is a big blow for the Patriots offense, but it is when you consider the fact that Thornton complemented this receiving…


Patriots: Final edition of sights, sounds & thoughts from training camp

August 17, 2022

What a way to end training camp. Day two of joint practices with Carolina on Wednesday saw another massive brawl, more progress for the offense and continued strong showing from the defense. That and more in our final edition of sights, sounds and thoughts from camp… -Another huge crowd was on hand and I’m sure they all went home happy that they decided to come out. Weather worked out nicely…


Patriots: Sights, sounds & thoughts from Day 12 of training camp

August 15, 2022

With Carolina set to visit Tuesday and Wednesday for joint practices before a preseason game Friday night, the Pats weren’t in pads on Monday, but still got some things accomplished. Jumping right into the next installment of sights, sounds and thoughts… -I believe Brendan Schooler was first out today, not Terrance Mitchell. However, Coach Belichick and the assistant coaches were talking as players made their way out, so there’s a…


Patriots Rewind: 5 Thoughts on the Giants 23 Patriots 21 win over the Patriots

August 12, 2022

(AP Photo/Michael Dwyer) The Patriots lost their preseason opener to the New York Giants on a last second field goal 23-21. Here are my thoughts on the game. 1. Zappe Time: Rookie quarterback Bailey Zappe played three quarters and completed 19-32 passes for 205 yards, a touchdown and an interception. Zappe led the team on two scoring drives and showed poise and toughness. Some of his limitations also came through…


Patriots: Positive steps taken in first preseason game

August 11, 2022

FOXBOROUGH – After two weeks of dissecting practices, we finally got to see some real football at Gillette Stadium on Thursday night when the Giants visited for the first preseason game. There’s still a lot of questions surrounding the team since the starters didn’t play, but we did learn a bit more about some of the guys fighting for jobs in the 23-21 loss. Simply put, preseason wins and losses…