1. Vintage Brady Leads Patriots to First Place in the AFC East

    With a record of 5-1 and sitting atop the AFC East, the New England Patriots are holding their heads high going into the bye week. Until last week, New England was deemed an offensive juggernaut with a suspect defense...

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  2. Why the New York Jets Are Inferior to the New England Patriots, Part 1

    After the 2010-2011 season ended for the Patriots with bitter defeat against rival New York Jets , New England restructured their squad through the draft and free agency...

    Akash A Written by Akash A about over 3 years ago 1,540 reads 70 comments

  3. Ranking the Top 10 NFL Teams Before the 2011-2012 Season

    This Article was originally featured on New England Sports Online: 2011-2012 NFL Power Rankings Yesterday, I posted a piece on teams ranked 17-8 . Today, I have posted my top 10 teams...

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  4. 2011-2012 NFL Power Rankings: Top 17 NFL Squads, Teams 17-8

    This Article was originally featured on New England Sports Online NFL Power Rankings 2011-2012. I was originally planning to rank the top 16 teams, but I felt it unfair not to include the #17 team given the unexpected success they had last season...

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  5. Boston Red Sox Clubhouse Issues: Is David Ortiz a Budding Cancer?

    Call it the Boston media hyping up a situation to sell it to the fans, but when David Ortiz marched into Terry Francona's press conference saying he was "f***ing pissed", questions about his morale arose...

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  6. 2011 New England Patriots More Dynamic Than 2007 Squad?

    On twitter? Follow me @neso17 The 2007 New England Patriots ’ offense was a historical season. That has been stated, analyzed, debated and reported about time-and-time-again...

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  7. 2011 Report Card: Grading the Boston Red Sox Starting Pitchers

    The Boston Red Sox are 110 games into the season, and with just 52 games remaining on the schedule, now seems as good a time as any to grade the team as they make their perennial postseason surge...

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  8. Boston Red Sox Opening Day Quick Hits

    Both the Red Sox and the Texas Rangers seemed like they were still playing a spring training game. Each team made early, generally inexcusable errors, while both C.J...

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  9. Kendrick Perkins Traded to Thunder: Immediate Reaction and Impact Analysis

    C Kendrick Perkins and G Nate Robinson were traded to the Oklahoma City Thunder for SF Jeff Green and C Nenad Krstic. First, this trade shocked me. I love Perkins, as a player and as a guy...

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  10. The Clutch Factor of an MLB Player: Is It Real in Baseball?

    Michael Lewis, author of Moneyball , highlighted key insights while presenting revolutionary and progressive baseball knowledge. However, I disagreed with him in two areas. No...

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  11. Do the New England Patriots Need To Overhaul Their Running Game?

    BenJarvus Green-Ellis was the first New England Patriots player to eclipse the 1,000-yard rushing mark since Corey Dillon did it in 2004...

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  12. Has Tom Brady Lost His Playoff Magic?

    NOTE: This Article was initially featured on New England Sports Online. We all know that early in his career Tom Brady never put up gigantic numbers or marvelous statistical ...

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  13. Pats Cannot Lose: How Do NFL Teams Beat the New England Patriots?

    After a brutal loss to the Cleveland Browns, the New England Patriots have won against the Indianapolis Colts, Pittsburgh Steelers, New York Jets, Detroit Lions and the Chicago Bears...

    Akash A Written by Akash A about almost 5 years ago 1,013 reads 6 comments

  14. Carl Crawford On The Boston Red Sox: Double Trouble For Tampa Bay Rays

    This Article was first featured on New England Sports Online: Carl Crawford on the Red Sox: Double Trouble for the Rays . Follow me on Twitter for an always fresh perspective @neso17...

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  15. “Moss-Less” Patriots Better Off With Deion Branch Against the Jets

    The Patriots took a 14-10 lead into halftime against the Jets during their first matchup in the New Meadowlands Stadium, but Darrelle Revis injured his hamstring on the long touchdown to Randy Moss...

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  16. Much in the Clutch: New Patriots Defense Steps Up Against the Indianapolis Colts

    This article was first featured on NewEnglandSportsOnline.com. The NFL is a tale of two seasons. Last year, there were two clear “great” teams, Indianapolis and New Orleans...

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  17. New England Patriots-Pittsburgh Steelers: What We Learned

    Looking back at the AFC heavyweight bout between the New England Patriots and the Pittsburgh Steelers, there are a few points which are very clear. Firstly, on the Steelers side, they are a very different team when healthy...

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  18. Boston's Healthy Chances: The No. 1 Concern With the Celtics

    The Celtics were 27-27 after Christmas last season. Obviously, they hit their stride in the playoffs and made a run to the Finals...

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  19. Boston Red Sox: 3 Problems They Must Fix for a World Series in 2011

    I have seen—and laughed at—many Boston Red Sox fans who believe that the Red Sox need to clean house this offseason to have any success next year. The Red Sox had the 10th-best record in all of baseball...

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  20. Randy Moss: How the Patriots Can Make Up for the Loss of NFL's Best Deep Man

    It’s truly difficult to see Randy Moss ’s Patriots career end in a way similar to Manny Ramirez’s Red Sox career...

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  21. Bill Belichick's Worst Draft in His History with the New England Patriots

    After Laurence Maroney was traded to the Denver Broncos along with a sixth-round pick for a fourth rounder, the Patriots 2006 draft class took its place as Bill Belichick’s worst draft with the New England Patriots...

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  22. Top 10 Notes: New England Patriots Vs. Cincinnati Bengals

    Here are some things I’d like to point out from the Pats game. I’ll take you through the positives and the negatives. Tom Brady is ahead of where he was at this time last year...

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  23. If I Was the New England Patriots' GM for a Day

    If I was in charge of the Patriots for one day, and I had the opportunity to make one move, it would not be spending $20 million to sign Darrelle Revis or trading Laurence Maroney for Adrian Peterson...

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  24. Grading the Boston Celtics Offseason: How Did They Do?

    The Celtics had an offseason which was productive as well as effective. While they didn’t land any marquee players like LeBron James, Dwayne Wade, or Chris Bosh, they were not expected to do so...

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  25. Josh Beckett Struggling: Will He Return To Form?

    As of now, Josh Beckett’s ERA stands at 6.51, while his WHIP sits at a career-worst 1.54. After returning from the disabled list, Beckett seemed to settle into a groove, culminating ...

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