1. The Story of Adam and Steve: Patriots' Gostkowski Should Be a Pro Bowler

    Mar. 21, 2006 was a sad day for the Patriots Dynasty. Adam Vinatieri, he of two Super Bowl-winning kicks and countless other clutch field goals, including what some call the greatest ...

    Mike  Dussault Written by Mike Dussault about almost 6 years ago 259 reads 6 comments

  2. Matt Cassel: How You Like Me Now, Patriots Fans?

    For all those out there that were calling for Matt Cassel's head on a platter, hopefully last night's performance bought him at least another week or two before you give him the axe for Daunte Culpepper...

    Mike  Dussault Written by Mike Dussault about almost 6 years ago 612 reads 4 comments

  3. What Exactly Are Laurence Maroney's "Issues"?

    A collection of curious reports have surfaced over the past few days regarding oft-injured Patriots running back Laurence Maroney. It hasn't been a smooth ride for Maroney since the Patriots selected him in the first round of 2006...

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  4. Patriots-Chargers: Notes On a Shellacking

    I didn't want to admit it before this weekend but I knew that the Chargers needed a win much more than the Patriots did...

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  5. San Diego Chargers: It's Now or Never

    In January of 2006, I managed to get a single ticket to the New England Patriots vs. San Diego Chargers AFC Divisional Playoff game in San Diego and it was the greatest game I've ever attended...

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  6. Rookie Gary Guyton Brings Youth and Speed to the Patriots' Defense

    The endings to the 2006 and 2007 seasons were eerily similar and painful for the New England Patriots. For two consecutive years, they watched a late lead evaporate as their Manning-led opponents ...

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  7. Patriots-49ers: Hot Reads Seal Victory for New England

    My Hot Reads on an excellent come-from-behind win for the Matt Cassel-led Patriots: The pass defense didn’t look so good in the first half, but they buttoned up in the second. This will be an area to keep an eye on...

    Mike  Dussault Written by Mike Dussault about almost 6 years ago 737 reads 2 comments

  8. Are the Patriots in a Statistical Freefall?

    First off thanks to everyone who's checked out the I Won't Forget You Brady video. It was quite cool to see it on the front page of Cold Hard Football Facts, which I've been pimping on here as the best football site on the web for a while now...

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  9. I Won't Forget You Tom Brady Music Video

    While most fans take the bye weekend off I spent mine making a music video for my fallen brohan Tom Brady. As they say, laughter is the best medicine. Too bad laughter can't repair ACLs...

    Mike  Dussault Written by Mike Dussault about almost 6 years ago 555 reads 1 comments

  10. Thoughts from the Patriots Bye-Week

    Just because the Pats aren't playing this weekend doesn't mean they're taking this week off, so neither are we...

    Mike  Dussault Written by Mike Dussault about almost 6 years ago 273 reads 1 comments

  11. Shooting Down the Boo-Birds of Patriots Nation

    If you’re a fan of Boston sports you probably weren’t surprised when a chorus of boos rained down upon the Patriots at halftime of Sunday’s loss to the Dolphins...

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  12. A New England Patriots Fan's Guide to Life Without Tom Brady

    I know it hurts. You liked the view from the top of the mountain. You loved being picked by the pundits to win the Super Bowl. You loved being No. 1 in everyone’s power rankings...

    Mike  Dussault Written by Mike Dussault about almost 6 years ago 851 reads 11 comments

  13. New England Patriots' 2008 Blogger Roundtable

    To kick off the season, I’ve asked William Berry and Randolph Charlotin, two Patriots uber-bloggers like myself, to join me in a roundtable discussion about training camp, the preseason, and the coming regular season...

    Mike  Dussault Written by Mike Dussault about almost 6 years ago 809 reads 6 comments

  14. New England Patriots Preseason Wrap: 0-4, Could Bruschi Be Shown The Door?

    Okay, I'll admit it. I'm just a little, tinsy bit worried. One can only rationalize for so long. 0-4. Without Tom Brady. Not a single touchdown in the first half in any preseason game...

    Mike  Dussault Written by Mike Dussault about almost 6 years ago 439 reads 1 comments

  15. Patriots Lose Another Meaningless Game, ESPN Declares Dynasty Dead

    Okay, I know ESPN thinks I should be concerned but I'm really not. Did the Patriots look like a steaming turd against the Eagles? Sure. But last time I checked the Super Bowl wasn't played on week three of the preseason...

    Mike  Dussault Written by Mike Dussault about almost 6 years ago 837 reads 24 comments

  16. John Lynch Joins Patriots

    The Patriots reportedly signed former Bronco John Lynch to a one-year deal today. This shouldn't be a surprising move to anyone who follows the Pats given Bill Belichick's penchant for veterans...

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  17. NFL: Patriots Getting Hit Hard with Injuries

    We're just about two weeks into the Patriots' training camp, and we've had one ugly preseason game, a plethora of physical full-pad practices, and a legion of fans ready to call Chad "The Chad" Jackson a bust...

    Mike  Dussault Written by Mike Dussault about almost 6 years ago 705 reads 6 comments

  18. Patriots Preseason Game One: The Good, The Bad and the Fugly

    Let me preface this article with this quote from Bill Belichick following last night's preseason opening loss to the Ravens : It’s the first preseason game. That’s the perspective...

    Mike  Dussault Written by Mike Dussault about almost 6 years ago 229 reads 2 comments

  19. Brett Favre Will Make the New York Jets Better...But Not Much

    If you're a Buffalo Bills fan, you might be glad you went to sleep before the news broke late Wednesday night. Brett Favre is a New York Jet, and it looks like the biggest hole on Jets' roster has just been filled...

    Mike  Dussault Written by Mike Dussault about almost 6 years ago 430 reads 3 comments

  20. New England Patriots' Five Keys to Victory

    OK, I know it’s the preseason and having a "Keys to Victory" story is kind of pointless since a victory doesn’t really matter...

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  21. Aaron Rogers Packers Blog No. 1—You Can't Have a Star Without "A" and "R"!

    What’s up, h8ers!? Welcome to my kick a$$ new blog! If you came here to bring negative energy, then back off! I’m all about the positive vibes up in this joint, baby! Everybody ...

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  22. NFL: Patriots Camp—Why So Physical?

    If the Patriots thought they were going to breeze through their 2008 creampuff schedule on their way back to the Super Bowl, they quickly discovered upon their arrival at training camp that they were sorely mistaken...

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  23. NFL: Patriots Training Camp Weekend Report

    We're already on Day Three of Patriots training camp, can anyone believe preseason games start next weekend? Football is back, baby! A few things that have popped out to me ...

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  24. NFL: Five Patriots Who Need a Good Training Camp

    Matt Cassel—Personally I don’t really care if Cassel sticks with the team, gets cut or signs a huge contract with some other team that overpays him just because he’s had a few years of holding Tom Brady’s jock...

    Mike  Dussault Written by Mike Dussault about 6 years ago 527 reads 6 comments

  25. NFL Dynasty Killers and You: What Every New England Patriots Fan Needs to Know

    NFL Dynasties 1960’s: Green Bay Packers Titles: Five (including first two Super Bowls) Length of Dynasty: Seven Seasons (1961 – 67) Coach/QB : Vince Lombardi/Bart ...

    Mike  Dussault Written by Mike Dussault about 6 years ago 1,613 reads 20 comments