Patriots “That Guy” 2017 Draft Review

Well, here comes the shortest Patriots draft story ever. After an active off-season that saw New England bolster its roster before the draft, Bill Belichick didn't have a ton of holes to fill going into last weekend. The team had traded their first-round pick to New Orleans for receiver Brandin Cooks and had swapped their … Continue reading Patriots “That Guy” 2017 Draft Review

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Patriots Thursday Observations, AFC Championship Review

If you could summarize New England quarterback Tom Brady's career in one sentence, this might be it: he has reached the Super Bowl in seven of his 15 seasons as a starter. (Thanks to Rich Hill of PatsPulpit.com for that reminder.) New England handled Pittsburgh from start to finish, bolting out to a 10-0 lead … Continue reading Patriots Thursday Observations, AFC Championship Review

Patriots Thursday Observations, Ravens Review

Okay, I'm pretty sure we can call the Patriots good now. Oh, we had our reservations. Heading into the game vs. the Ravens, New England had beaten three also-rans, handling the California Cupcakes (Niners and Rams) without too much trouble, but needing some last-minute heroics by Tom Brady to get past the puttering Jets. How … Continue reading Patriots Thursday Observations, Ravens Review