Patriots to hold joint practices with Giants

The Patriots will have a second set of joint practices this summer, working out with the Giants during the final week of the preseason. The Giants, coached by former Patriots special teams coordinator Joe Judge, will visit Foxborough for practices on Aug. 25 and 26. The teams will then meet in their exhibition finale, Sunday,… Continue reading Patriots to hold joint practices with Giants

Tom Brady reportedly played through a torn MCL in his left knee last season

Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady played last season with a torn medial collateral ligament in his left knee, an injury he suffered in his last year with the Patriots, according to reports on Thursday. According to the Tampa Bay Times, the knee was an issue all season. He had surgery in late February, shortly after leading… Continue reading Tom Brady reportedly played through a torn MCL in his left knee last season

How Dont’a Hightower could key a return to dominance for the Patriots’ defense

The struggles of the New England Patriots defense in 2020, which finished 26th in the NFL in Defense-adjusted Value Over Average or DVOA, can’t be laid solely on the presence or absence of any one player. The team itself seemed to acknowledge that by shoring up multiple spots on the defensive side this offseason, including… Continue reading How Dont’a Hightower could key a return to dominance for the Patriots’ defense