The New England Patriots might have an entirely new defense in 2022, as big names like JC Jackson and Devin McCourty could be on the way out. The latter departure might sting more, as McCourty has been integral when it comes to establishing the culture that has helped this team reel off three Super Bowls… Continue reading 4 possible free agent destinations for Patriots’ Devin McCourty
Bill Belichick’s Week 13 victory over the Buffalo Bills on the road, a game in which Patriots QB Mac Jones threw the ball just three times in an efficient evisceration on the ground in windy conditions, might’ve been the crown jewel of the 69-year-old coach’s regular season career. After a second straight statement win by… Continue reading Bill Belichick’s Week 13 plan vs Bills doomed Patriots in playoff rematch
“Obviously he’s one of the, if not the, greatest coach of all time.” The post ‘We didn’t have an answer’: Here’s what Bill Belichick said to Josh Allen after AFC wild card game appeared first on Boston.com.
Keeping J.C. Jackson seems like a no-brainer for the Patriots. Whether or not to retain veteran mainstays like Dont’a Hightower might be a more difficult question. The post Forecasting the Patriots’ biggest free-agent decisions this offseason appeared first on Boston.com.
The 2021 regular season proved the New England Patriots‘ rebuild is ahead of schedule. However, their 30-point loss to Buffalo on Wild Card Weekend showed just how far this roster has to go to compete with the NFL’s elite. On the defensive side of the ball, the Patriots need to add speed given how overmatched… Continue reading Mel Kiper’s latest mock draft sees Bill Belichick plunder Alabama for weapon again
If you thought last offseason was big for the New England Patriots, the 2022 edition is going to be just as, if not more, important. Spending like a drunken sailor in free agency is one thing. Now, though, the Patriots have 22 pending free agents — not including practice squad players — more than half… Continue reading 4 free agent replacements for Patriots’ Dont’a Hightower
The 20th anniversary of the “Tuck Rule” Game arrived this past Wednesday — or, as New England Patriots fans call it, “The Snow Game,” “The Vinatieri Game” or “The Extremely Normal Game.” Though most of us had never heard of the Tuck Rule before Tom Brady’s arm was bashed by the Raiders’ defense, it’s clear… Continue reading Patriots’ alternate history if the Tuck Rule never happened
“What stuck out to me as I watched the Patriots, though, was their lack of playmakers in the passing game.” The post Mel Kiper’s first 2022 mock draft has the Patriots picking a wide receiver appeared first on Boston.com.
Everyone knows Mac Jones’s development in 2022 will be important for the Patriots. But the team also needs several players to make big leaps or step into key roles to take New England up a notch. The post 5 important (non-Mac Jones) Patriots to watch in 2022 appeared first on Boston.com.
The New England Patriots were emphatically stomped out of the postseason thanks to a dominant performance from the Buffalo Bills, leaving a sour taste in the mouth of fans who sat through such an enjoyable season. A standout rookie class led by Mac Jones and Christian Barmore deserved better than this. Speaking of which, Barmore… Continue reading Bills veteran spotted complimenting a lingering Christian Barmore after Patriots’ loss