1. State of the New England Patriots Position by Position: Tight End

    Signed: Rob Gronkowski , D.J. Williams Free Agents: Michael Hoomanawanui, Matthew Mulligan Before shopping in free agency or focusing on draft-eligible collegians for a ...

    Randolph Charlotin Written by Randolph Charlotin about 1 year ago 1,634 reads 4 comments

  2. State of the New England Patriots Position by Position: Wide Receiver

    Signed: Danny Amendola, Aaron Dobson, Kenbrell Thompkins, Josh Boyce, Matthew Slater, Mark Harrison, T.J. Moe Free Agents: Julian Edelman , Austin Collie “Those that fail to learn from history are doomed to repeat it...

    Randolph Charlotin Written by Randolph Charlotin about 1 year ago 3,158 reads 8 comments

  3. State of the New England Patriots Position by Position: Running Back

    Signed: Stevan Ridley , Shane Vereen, James Develin, Brandon Bolden Free Agent: LeGarrette Blount The bad news is LeGarrette Blount is a free agent. The good news is if Blount leaves, the Patriots still have a 1,200-yard back to turn to..

    Randolph Charlotin Written by Randolph Charlotin about 1 year ago 1,796 reads 5 comments

  4. State of the New England Patriots Position by Position: Quarterback

    It has been a week since the NFL Championship was settled. The victors have been celebrated while the vanquished reflected on what went wrong. Here in New England, thoughts are on how to get their hands on the Lombardi Trophy again...

    Randolph Charlotin Written by Randolph Charlotin about 1 year ago 2,103 reads 7 comments

  5. Force-Feeding Jeff Green to Be a Boston Celtics Cornerstone or Trade Currency?

    It looked like it when Rajon Rondo was tossing alley-oops to Jeff Green. It certainly looked like it when Green went to the free-throw line 15 times against the Orlando Magic...

    Randolph Charlotin Written by Randolph Charlotin about 1 year ago 3,060 reads 7 comments

  6. Why the Boston Celtics Should Play Joel Anthony

    Following the Jerryd Bayless for Courtney Lee trade, many people called the deal a salary dump for the Boston Celtics , as Boston was no longer responsible for Lee’s remaining two years and $11...

    Randolph Charlotin Written by Randolph Charlotin about 1 year ago 3,157 reads 1 comments

  7. Boston Celtics Trade Market: Waiting for the Next Shoe to Drop

    It took until this past Tuesday for Boston Celtics president of basketball operations Danny Ainge to finally pull the trigger on a trade...

    Randolph Charlotin Written by Randolph Charlotin about 1 year ago 4,432 reads 7 comments

  8. What About MarShon Brooks? Future with the Boston Celtics Uncertain

    So far, MarShon Brooks is doing and saying the right things. He practices hard, he’s receptive to coaching and he supports his teammates on the court despite very little time on the court himself...

    Randolph Charlotin Written by Randolph Charlotin about 1 year ago 2,070 reads 18 comments

  9. LeGarrette Blount Closing out Games for the New England Patriots

    If you ever complained about the New England Patriots’ kickoff return game, ask yourself this one question: Would you rather Jeff Demps or LeGarrette Blount ? Demps ...

    Randolph Charlotin Written by Randolph Charlotin about 1 year ago 2,495 reads 11 comments

  10. Rookie Season over for Patriots First-Year Receivers

    It was a disappointing season for the TCU Horned Frogs. After a 7-6 year in 2012 that ended with a Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl appearance, they struggled to a 4-8 record in 2013...

    Randolph Charlotin Written by Randolph Charlotin about 1 year ago 3,130 reads 7 comments

  11. Boston Celtics Patiently Waiting for the Right Trade

    Think back to December 2003. Vice president of basketball operations Danny Ainge had already traded Antoine Walker and Tony Delk to the Dallas Mavericks for Raef LaFrentz , Jiri Welsch , Chris Mills and a 2004 first-round pick.

    Randolph Charlotin Written by Randolph Charlotin about 1 year ago 7,440 reads 83 comments

  12. Chris Jones Bringing the Heat from the DT Position for the Patriots

    Next offseason, the New England Patriots might acquire a run-stuffing defensive tackle to plug the porous run defense. As for an interior pass-rusher, the Patriots finally have one...

    Randolph Charlotin Written by Randolph Charlotin about 1 year ago 2,400 reads 1 comments

  13. Phil Pressey Deserves to Start for the Boston Celtics

    The four-game winning streak is a distant memory. With the Boston Celtics just 1-6 in their last seven games, the latest chapter of point guard musical chairs should begin immediately...

    Randolph Charlotin Written by Randolph Charlotin about over 1 year ago 4,261 reads 14 comments

  14. Patriots Receiver Aaron Dobson Turning the Corner by Turning Cornerbacks Around

    It was the fourth quarter between the New England Patriots and Pittsburgh Steelers, 1st-and-10 on New England’s 19-yard line. Aaron Dobson lined up along the left sideline...

    Randolph Charlotin Written by Randolph Charlotin about over 1 year ago 3,792 reads 5 comments

  15. Jamie Collins Yet to Make Tangible Impact for the New England Patriots Defense

    Nine games into the season and New England Patriots linebacker Jamie Collins has seen cornerback Logan Ryan return an interception 79 yards for a touchdown, safety Duron Harmon ...

    Randolph Charlotin Written by Randolph Charlotin about over 1 year ago 5,272 reads 10 comments

  16. Boston Celtics Wish List for 2013-14 Season

    Remember: The Boston Celtics aren’t tanking. They’re rebuilding. Whatever you want to call it, the reality is the Celtics probably won’t be winning many games in 2013-14...

    Randolph Charlotin Written by Randolph Charlotin about over 1 year ago 1,936 reads 3 comments

  17. Division Rivals to Threaten Patriots AFC East Reign in the Future

    For now, the New England Patriots are in the driver’s seat. While the Miami Dolphins were a sexy pick to be a surprise playoff team and at least make New England sweat out ...

    Randolph Charlotin Written by Randolph Charlotin about over 1 year ago 932 reads 10 comments

  18. Patriots Face Daunting Challenge in Rob Ryan's Saints Defense

    There are two reasons the New England Patriots approach Sunday’s game against the New Orleans Saints with trepidation...

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  19. Trade Ratings for the Boston Celtics Shooting Guards

    If NBA shooting guards were Pokemon, then it makes sense for Boston Celtics president of basketball operations Danny Ainge to want to trade for them all. But in pro basketball, five players at one position is a surplus...

    Randolph Charlotin Written by Randolph Charlotin about over 1 year ago 2,079 reads 6 comments

  20. Secondaries to Be Put to the Test by Atlanta Falcons, New England Patriots

    The Atlanta Falcons aren ’t far from being 3-0. They couldn ’t defend two leads against the New Orleans Saints, and a last-minute touchdown by the Miami Dolphins put the Falcons at 1-2...

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  21. Improvement Needed by the New England Patriots as Season Gets Tougher

    It certainly wasn't easy or pretty, but the New England Patriots are 3-0. Considering last year New England started 1-2, the 2013 season has been a success so far. But from this point on, playtime is over...

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  22. Pat Patriot, R.I.P.? New NFL Safety Rule Forbids Alternate Helmets

    The Tampa Bay Buccaneers planned to wear the vintage orange creamsicle uniforms that featured the swashbuckling "Bucco Bruce" logo on a white helmet on September 29...

    Randolph Charlotin Written by Randolph Charlotin about over 1 year ago 14,686 reads 10 comments

  23. Injury Risks Backfiring on Bill Belichick and the New England Patriots in 2013

    “We like to say that dependability is more important than ability,” -- Bill Belichick, Sept. 13 That was Belichick before the season opener telling the media a virtue he values in his players...

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  24. Third-Down, Red-Zone Defense to Determine the Success of the Patriots

    Coach Bill Belichick 's view on defense is simple. What really matters to him is scoring more points than the opponent and winning the turnover battle...

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  25. Analyzing Boston Celtics' Style of Play Under Brad Stevens

    Sports Illustrated’s August 26 issue featured an article about new Boston Celtics head coach Brad Stevens. It revealed the background that made him into the coach that he is today...

    Randolph Charlotin Written by Randolph Charlotin about over 1 year ago 3,549 reads 3 comments