1. Tom Brady and 5 Players Keeping the New England Patriots Afloat

    Put aside for a moment any consideration of the talent that departed the New England Patriots last offseason — whether it be through free agency, retirement or legal issues...

    James Ermilio Written by James Ermilio about 11 months ago 9,596 reads 45 comments

  2. Miami Dolphins vs. New Orleans Saints: Live Grades and Analysis for New Orleans

    It's over here in the Superdome, as the New Orleans Saints put an impressive hurting on a previously undefeated Miami Dolphins team...

    James Ermilio Written by James Ermilio about 11 months ago 4,404 reads 11 comments

  3. Oklahoma vs. Notre Dame: 10 Things We Learned from Sooners' Win over Irish

    The Oklahoma Sooners finished up a huge Week 5 win against host Notre Dame, 35-21. The win inches Oklahoma closer to the AP top-10 and cements their status as a fringe contender for the BCS title...

    James Ermilio Written by James Ermilio about 11 months ago 5,304 reads 29 comments

  4. Oklahoma vs. Notre Dame: Live Game Grades and Analysis for the Sooners

    Oklahoma finishes off the huge road win over Notre Dame. Final grades and analysis are below! Final Score: Oklahoma 35 Notre Dame 21 Postgame Analysis ...

    James Ermilio Written by James Ermilio about 11 months ago 3,693 reads 17 comments

  5. 5 Bold Predictions for the Patriots' Week 4 Matchup Against the Falcons

    After a relatively easy trio of games to kick off the 2013 season, the New England Patriots are about to enter their season's toughest stretch...

    James Ermilio Written by James Ermilio about 11 months ago 15,631 reads 24 comments

  6. Arizona Cardinals vs. New Orleans Saints: Live Grades and Analysis for Saints

    The Saints rolled the Cardinals en route to their first 3-0 start since their championship 2009 season. Final Score: Arizona Cardinals : 7 New Orleans Saints : 31 ...

    James Ermilio Written by James Ermilio about 11 months ago 5,507 reads 35 comments

  7. New England Patriots: 4 Burning Questions Team Must Answer in Week 3

    The New England Patriots have a shot to start the season at 3-0 for the first time since 2007. However, that doesn't mean the Pats are without their flaws...

    James Ermilio Written by James Ermilio about 11 months ago 7,108 reads 10 comments

  8. New Orleans Saints vs. Tampa Bay Bucs: Live Grades and Analysis for New Orleans

    It's all over here in Raymond James Stadium—Garrett Hartley drills the game-winner as the clock expires after Drew Brees set him up for a chip shot with a 31-yard connection to Marques Colston...

    James Ermilio Written by James Ermilio about 12 months ago 5,880 reads 43 comments

  9. New England Patriots Players in Danger of Losing Starting Role After Week 1

    Week 1 of the 2013 New England Patriots season is in the books, as the Pats escaped with a 23-21 road win against divisional foe Buffalo . A divisional road win is always a good feeling, but that doesn't mean New England played flawlessly...

    James Ermilio Written by James Ermilio about 12 months ago 4,574 reads 5 comments

  10. Atlanta Falcons vs. New Orleans Saints: Live Grades and Analysis for New Orleans

    For the first time in history, the Saints beat the Falcons in a season-opener at the Superdome with an impressive two-way 23-17 victory. It took a goal-line stand, but the Saints managed to come away with a huge win against a divisional rival...

    James Ermilio Written by James Ermilio about 12 months ago 5,492 reads 23 comments

  11. Full Week 1 Stat Predictions for New England Patriots Offense

    We're headed down the home stretch of the final week leading up to the New England Patriots ' regular season opener on Sunday against the Buffalo Bills, and that means we're all looking for ways to kill time before kickoff...

    James Ermilio Written by James Ermilio about 12 months ago 9,604 reads 16 comments

  12. New England Patriots' Most Positive Preseason Surprises So Far

    With two-and-a-half weeks left before their season-opening kickoff, the New England Patriots have shown us plenty to like in the preseason...

    James Ermilio Written by James Ermilio about 1 year ago 6,761 reads 10 comments

  13. Winners and Losers from Week 2 of Patriots Training Camp

    We're two weeks deep into training camp, and things are beginning to take shape. While the New England Patriots roster is still in flux, the picture for several players has become ...

    James Ermilio Written by James Ermilio about 1 year ago 6,936 reads 29 comments

  14. Early Observations from Patriots Training Camp

    In poetry and literature, spring and summer are often stand-ins for grand themes like rebirth and renewal...

    James Ermilio Written by James Ermilio about 1 year ago 12,303 reads 32 comments

  15. 5 New England Patriots Players Who Will Surprise in Training Camp

    We're coming up on the start of NFL training camp. For fans of the New England Patriots , that hopefully signals the end of a rough offseason and the beginning of a fresh race for the divisional crown...

    James Ermilio Written by James Ermilio about 1 year ago 13,981 reads 43 comments

  16. 5 Players Not Named Tom Brady Who Are Critical to the Patriots' Success in 2013

    You know it has been a tremendously rough offseason when two of your team's five most important players ( Wes Welker and Aaron Hernandez) depart, and a third (Rob Gronkowski) is in danger of kicking off the season on the PUP...

    James Ermilio Written by James Ermilio about 1 year ago 9,423 reads 53 comments

  17. 7 Early Winners and Losers of the New England Patriots Offseason

    New England's offseason has been, in a word, tumultuous. Following a slew of recent developments centered on the Patriots ' dynamic duo of tight ends, it appears the Pats may well ...

    James Ermilio Written by James Ermilio about 1 year ago 8,529 reads 18 comments

  18. Why the Patriots' Passing Attack Will Be Better Than Expected in 2013

    For the first time since Randy Moss put on a Patriots uniform, a lack of faith pervades popular opinion about New England's passing offense. Some analysts even think the Pats are poised to take a huge step back offensively this season...

    James Ermilio Written by James Ermilio about 1 year ago 11,620 reads 55 comments

  19. New England Patriots: Are the Pats Looking to Replace Kicker Stephen Gostkowski?

    Like most teams, the New England Patriots experienced some major roster turnover this offseason, including the departure of stalwart WR Wes Welker ...

    James Ermilio Written by James Ermilio about over 1 year ago 15,592 reads 39 comments

  20. New England Patriots: 3 Ways Pats Can Survive a Potential Rob Gronkowski Absence

    When it comes to Rob Gronkowski 's recovery from a broken forearm, New England Patriots fans can only wait and wonder...

    James Ermilio Written by James Ermilio about over 1 year ago 8,213 reads 40 comments

  21. New England Patriots: Who Could Step Up in the Pats' New-Look WR Corps?

    Some say that familiarity breeds contempt. For the New England Patriots offense, familiarity bred touchdowns, season after season. Continuity and chemistry is incredibly valuable to the Patriots receiving corps...

    James Ermilio Written by James Ermilio about over 1 year ago 8,516 reads 26 comments

  22. New England Patriots: Duron Harmon Was Actually Good Value for the Pats

    It happened again. The New England Patriots drafted a guy none of us have heard of. Televised draftniks fumbled through notebooks and Excel sheets for scouting reports on a guy they were sure would go undrafted...

    James Ermilio Written by James Ermilio about over 1 year ago 16,567 reads 56 comments

  23. Levine Toilolo: Video Highlights for Former Stanford TE

    It's time to take an in-depth look at some of the top college prospects. Today, we'll look at Levine Toilolo of the Stanford Cardinal, a massive TE who projects as a fourth- or fifth-round pick...

    James Ermilio Written by James Ermilio about over 1 year ago 4,112 reads 4 comments

  24. Nick Kasa: Video Highlights for Former Colorado TE

    It's time to dig deep in our evaluation of the league's top players. This time around, we're evaluating Colorado tight end Nick Kasa, a projected mid-round pick...

    James Ermilio Written by James Ermilio about over 1 year ago 1,758 reads 2 comments

  25. Dallas Thomas: Video Highlights for Former Tennessee OT

    With the 2013 NFL draft fast approaching, it's time for a deep dive into some of the top prospects. Today, we'll profile Dallas Thomas, the Tennessee lineman who projects as a mid-round pick...

    James Ermilio Written by James Ermilio about over 1 year ago 238 reads 0 comments