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Boston the City of Champions
March 13, 2017
CRAZY PATRIOTS PREDICTION #1

This is the first in a series of  three crazy Patriots predictions that will either make me look like a genius, or will most likely make me look how I usually do … like a fool. The more I think about this Brandin Cooks trade, the more I smell a Falcons fan’s underwear heading into…

Boston the City of Champions
February 27, 2017
Patriots Garoppolo Dilemma

Will he stay or will he go? That’s the biggest question in Jimmy Garoppolo’s life these days. After acquitting himself well in 1.5 games this past September, there isn’t a quarterback-hungry franchise that hasn’t been associated with rumored trade for Jimmy G. A trade might be the perfect solution for Garoppolo and any team that…

Boston the City of Champions
February 23, 2017
Why Martellus Bennett Is Gone

From a football standpoint, that would be a shame. Ever since Aaron Hernandez traded infamy for celebrity the Patriots have been trying to find a partner for Rob Gronkowski in the two tight-end offense. Over the past few years they tried Michael Hoomanawanui, Zach Sudfeld, Matthew Mulligan, and Scott Chandler. All were lacking and later dumped. However,…

Boston the City of Champions
February 12, 2017
Patriots Break, Tie and Break More Records in Super Bowl LI

Super Bowl LI was one of the craziest football games ever played. Atlanta built a 21-3 lead at halftime and extended the lead to 28-3 in the third quarter. The rest is history. Led by Tom Brady and Bill Belichick, the Patriots came back from a 25-point deficit to beat the Falcons 34-28. New England…

Boston the City of Champions
February 2, 2017
Travel Guide for Patriots Fans in Houston

Are you heading to Houston to watch the Patriots play a historic game? Or maybe you are a Patriots fan just going for the excitement and energy of the experience? There is so much to do in and around Houston this week, we thought we would put together some things to check out. IF YOU…

Boston the City of Champions
January 31, 2017
Key Matchup: Pats LBs Vs. Falcons RBs

Super Bowl LI is upon us. As the New England Patriots prepare for the game, let’s take a look at the key matchup between The Patriots’ linebackers and the Falcons’ running backs. Stopping the Run The Falcons, to some extent, depend on the run to set up the rest of their offense, creating a key…

Boston the City of Champions
January 25, 2017
Hogan’s Breakout Game Helps Secure AFC Championship

After the Patriots won on Sunday, Deion Sanders Skyped with Chris Hogan. Clearly, Sanders was impressed with Hogan’s performance of nine receptions for 180 yards and two touchdowns. He exclaimed, “who are you, man?” Of course, Hogan went to his resume instead of letting us all know that he is the holder of the Patriots…

Boston the City of Champions
January 25, 2017
Why do people hate Tom Brady?

Cheater, system quarterback, can’t run, can’t throw a deep ball, dump and drop, can only win a Super Bowl with a legit defense to back him up. I’m sure you’ve heard these reasons before (probably from a fan who roots for a losing franchise). Why do people say things like this? Oh, I know, they…

Boston the City of Champions
January 20, 2017
Nate Solder Receives 2016 Ed Block Courage Award

New England Patriots offensive tackle, Nate Solder, has been awarded the 2016 Ed Block Courage Award. The former head athletic trainer for the Baltimore Colts, Block stood for courage, and advocated compassionately for children in the community. The Ed Block Foundation supports the well-being of abused, neglected and at-risk children. They focus on breaking the…

Boston the City of Champions
January 17, 2017
Tom Brady has Owned Steelers throughout Career

In the last 13 Super Bowls, future Hall of Fame quarterbacks Tom Brady, Peyton Manning and Ben Roethlisberger have represented the AFC twelve times. With this season coming down to Brady or Roethlisberger, the numbers clearly show Tom Brady has the advantage come Sunday night. Tom Brady and the Patriots face a familiar foe Sunday…

Boston the City of Champions
January 7, 2017
2017 Patriot Playoff Pump Up

I hope this video gets all of Patriots Nation excited for the playoffs! Enjoy!

Boston the City of Champions
January 6, 2017
Chargers, Rams and Others Plan Interview with Matt Patricia

Along with Patriots offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels, defensive coordinator Matt Patricia has had several teams contact him for head coaching interviews. The San Diego Chargers and Los Angeles Rams have already asked for permission to speak with Patricia, while the Jaguars also expect to contact him as well. Chargers Tap Matt Patricia was the first…

Boston the City of Champions
January 5, 2017
Highlight: Top Moments in the 2016 Season

With a playoff bye week on our horizon, we are looking back over the 2016 season to highlight some of the top moments. One that stands out was the road win against the Denver Broncos. In the course of Brady’s career, it seems the Broncos are a thorn in his side. Denver is always a…

Boston the City of Champions
January 2, 2017
Patriots Take Down Dolphins, 35-14

The Patriots won an easy one yesterday, taking the last game of the season 35-14 in Miami. The win gives them a 14-2 regular-season record, an 8-0 road record, and the #1 overall AFC playoff seed. They will rest next weekend and take on the Raiders, Texans, or these same Dolphins at 8:15 pm on…

Boston the City of Champions
January 2, 2017
Breaking down the Patriots potential first round matchup

Texans: Texans come into the AFC Playoffs with the 4 seed after winning the AFC South with a 9-7 record. The Texans have had quarterback issues all year as $36M-dollar-man Brock Osweiler was benched a few weeks back and replaced by Tom Savage. However, Savage suffered a concussion yesterday and is likely out for next…

Boston the City of Champions
December 24, 2016
Todd Bowles Status Uncertain versus Patriots

When the Jets take on the New England Patriots Saturday, they might be without their head coach Todd Bowles. The Jets recently announced that their head coach was admitted to a hospital Friday afternoon with an undisclosed illness. He did not travel with his team to New England. Bowles is currently in stable condition, but…

Boston the City of Champions
December 23, 2016
#TheWeekThatWas for the 1996 New England Patriots

Going in to week 16 of the 1996 season, the New England Patriots were riding a three-game winning streak. They had handled the Indianapolis Colts, then routed the San Diego Chargers and New York Jets. The winning streak was brought to a halt in Dallas, however, in a hard-fought, 12-6 loss to the Cowboys. The…

Boston the City of Champions
December 22, 2016
Four Patriots Earn Pro Bowl Honors

Four New England Patriots have been named to the official 2016 Pro Bowl roster announced by the NFL. Quarterback Tom Brady, linebacker Dont’a Hightower, safety Devin McCourty and special teamer Matthew Slater will represent the Patriots in the 2016-17 Pro Bowl. The annual showcase for the NFL’s top players takes place on January 29, 2017…

Boston the City of Champions
December 21, 2016
Can Jeff Fisher Get One Loss Closer to History Against the Patriots?

Jeff Fisher is 3 games away from setting the record for career losses by a coach to 166. He would have one more than former Denver Broncos and Atlanta Falcons head coach Dan Reeves. Last week’s blow-out loss to the New Orleans Saints set him at one more loss than Hall of Fame coach Tom…

Boston the City of Champions
December 21, 2016
Logan Ryan Earns Star of the Game

The New England Patriots played to win on Sunday against the Denver Broncos. Overall, the offense had a slow start. However, the defense was able to keep Denver out of the end zone for the entire game. One player, Logan Ryan, emerged as the player of the game. Momentum-changing Interception In the first half, Logan…

Boston the City of Champions
December 20, 2016
Patriots Get Rare Win In Denver, 16-3

The Patriots beat the Broncos in Denver 16-3 on Sunday, securing a playoff bye and their NFL-record eighth consecutive division crown. The game was closer than the final score indicated. But the Pats won the turnover battle 3-0 and made key defensive stops to secure the victory. The defense deserves the bulk of the credit…

Boston the City of Champions
December 18, 2016
Patriots Keys On Offense and Defense Versus Denver

It’s amazing how many times there has been an important game between the Patriots and the Broncos. This week is a game that could cement our status as the number one seed in the AFC. This game could also be the start of the Broncos plummet out of the AFC playoff picture. Let’s have a…

Boston the City of Champions
December 18, 2016
Fantasy Football Value Gem: Week 15

Fantasy Football Value Gem: Here are a few options to consider if you need to fill out some roster spots at a low cost/player. Fantasy Football Value Gem TE – Jermaine Grisham Cost: $2,500 Season Stats: 32 catches, 309 yards, 2 TDs. Jermaine Grisham catches a nice match-up this week against the putrid Saints defense….

Boston the City of Champions
December 15, 2016
Pats/Ravens; A Home Run for Patriots Playoff Chances

Week 14 was very good for the Patriots playoff chances. Not quite a home run, but good enough that their playoff seed is standing at third base, waiting for week 15 to drive it in. Here is a review of the week that was, with updated scenarios for the Pats. First the important news. The…

Boston the City of Champions
December 14, 2016
LeGarrette Blount: Undervalued Gem

LeGarrette Blount: It is amusing to listen to the various responses from fans and the media regarding the performance of LeGarrette Blount during his tenure in New England. Throughout 2016, when a slimmer and shiftier Blount has been playing his best football ever, some fans even go to greater lengths to dismiss his performance as…

Boston the City of Champions
December 13, 2016
Jon Gruden Has High Praise for Patriots’ Trey Flowers

Early in the Patriots 30-23 victory over the Baltimore Ravens Monday night, ESPN commentator Jon Gruden had high praise for Patriots defensive end Trey Flowers. “(Trey) Flowers might be the best defensive player on the team,” Gruden said. The compliment came after a sack on third and six with just over twelve minutes to go…

Boston the City of Champions
December 13, 2016
Patriots Hold Off Ravens For 30-23 Win

The Patriots dominated Baltimore most of the night before two special-team gaffes let the Ravens back in the game. But in the end, Tom Brady bailed out the team with a perfect pass to Chris Hogan for 79 yards and a game-sealing touchdown. The game looked like a blowout early in the third quarter, as…

Boston the City of Champions
December 12, 2016
From Michigan bench to NFL GOAT

Tom Brady is believed by most to be the greatest of all time to play quarterback in the NFL. Tom Brady is not like most. He doesn’t see himself as the GOAT or even the best current QB in the league. In his mind he’s still fighting for a job every week. When he served…

Boston the City of Champions
December 10, 2016
Why Terrell Suggs Doesn’t Say Tom’s Name

On Thursday, Terrell Suggs continued his streak of not saying Tom Brady’s name to the media. Over the years, he’s expressed his distaste for the Patriots quarterback by using simple pronouns when replying to media questions. Why doesn’t Suggs like to say Tom Brady’s name? Since only he and perhaps Tom Brady only know the…

Boston the City of Champions
December 6, 2016
Tenacious D Time?!

The Patriots defeated the LA Rams on Sunday in a dominating fashion, although the scoreboard didn’t really show it. The defense played one of its best, most complimentary games of the year and may be making strides to getting back to what we’d hoped to see since training camp. To be fair in my analysis,…