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Today marks the day that the players will report for pre-season fresh and ready for go-time (Shoutout to all my fellow Patriots fans!). As we gear up for football season, it’s time to check out how...

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Tom Brady had plenty on his plate over the weekend.  Playing football in his own backyard for the first time in 17 years meant making time for family, friends, former teammates, and coaches.  Ultimately delivering a 30-17...

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Peyton Manning was the “big story” for the weeks of hype leading up to Super Bowl 50.  In the end the 39 year old Denver quarterback was more of a footnote.  Manning did enough.  He did not...

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Manning versus Newton. Old war horse vs young buck.   Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning is 39 years old.  Carolina Panther quarterback Cam Newton is 26.  Manning was 13 when Cam Newton was born. Both quarterbacks were number one draft picks....

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Super start under a super moon

September 28, 2015

The last thing the New England Patriots need right now is a bye. They are the very definition of juggernaut: “a large, overpowering, destructive force.”  Usually it’s late in the season when the Patriots peak.  Right...

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Patriots win in epic style

January 10, 2015

And this is why America loves football. If you are a Patriots fan, watching this game was a bit like riding a roller coaster with a bad stomach. If you are a “football fan,” it was one...

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Early in the bye week New England Patriots reciever Julian Edelman revealed to Bill Simmons of ESPN that Tom Brady goes to bed at 8:30. Somehow I wasn’t surprised, but it did make me wonder who at home was doing story time and putting the...

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As we get set for Sunday’s monster matchup between our New England Patriots and another Peyton Manning-led Super Bowl contender—these days it’s the Denver Broncos—the Brady vs Manning comparisons have once again hit us in the face. Every...

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Earlier this week, the scourge of domestic violence pierced the consciousness of every man, woman and child in America. It was hard to miss hearing about or seeing the full video feed which showed Ray...

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The easy answer to this is 5 cents, right?  Not on a football field. Nickel and dime packages happen on the defensive side of the ball.  For the most part,  most teams feature four defensive...

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