1. New England Patriots Will Run the Ball More with Josh McDaniels Calling Plays

    Josh McDaniels is back with the New England Patriots as offensive coordinator. With McDaniels calling the plays in 2007 and quarterback Tom Brady the triggerman, Brady broke the record for passing touchdowns in a season with 50...

    Randolph Charlotin Written by Randolph Charlotin about 2 years ago 3,133 reads 17 comments

  2. Celtics Reloaded: One Way to Keep Boston a Contender Next Year and Beyond

    Imagine what the moment after the Boston Celtics lost game seven of the Eastern Conference Finals might had looked like behind the scenes: Waiting in the locker room were Jeff Green, Chris Wilcox, Jermaine O’Neal, and Avery Bradley...

    Randolph Charlotin Written by Randolph Charlotin about 2 years ago 764 reads 2 comments

  3. Illinois Program Bodes Well for the Future of Patriots' Tavon Wilson

    Just as rookie minicamp got underway, defensive back Tavon Wilson —a second-round pick out of Illinois—signed his rookie contract for four years and $4.2 million...

    Randolph Charlotin Written by Randolph Charlotin about over 2 years ago 1,417 reads 15 comments

  4. Markell Carter Shouldn't Be Counted out in Patriots' Competition at Pass-Rusher

    Just about every Patriot fan has seen the video by now. It’s a silent video clip, like the Oscar-winning movie The Artist . Jean Dujardin won an Academy Award for Best Male Actor in a Leading Role in that film...

    Randolph Charlotin Written by Randolph Charlotin about over 2 years ago 2,379 reads 2 comments

  5. 2012 Final NFL Mock Draft 4.0: Player Stock Still on the Move

    Here's my last attempt at predicting the first round (and a few thoughts on what happens after that) before the 2012 NFL draft gets underway tonight. 1...

    Randolph Charlotin Written by Randolph Charlotin about over 2 years ago 105 reads 0 comments

  6. 2012 NFL Mock Draft V3.0: Latest Trades and Signings Taken into Consideration

    1. Indianapolis Colts – QB Andrew Luck , Stanford No one is buying owner Robert Irsay’s claim that the Colts are still undecided about who to select with the first pick overall...

    Randolph Charlotin Written by Randolph Charlotin about over 2 years ago 1,372 reads 1 comments

  7. 2012 NFL Draft: Players Worth Targeting to Trade with the Patriots

    You know it’s gonna happen. At some point, NFL commissioner Roger Goodell will walk across the stage, step to the podium, and say, “We have a trade...

    Randolph Charlotin Written by Randolph Charlotin about over 2 years ago 1,099 reads 1 comments

  8. 2012 NFL Mock Draft V2.0: Updated Projections Plus Atl, NO, Oak Capsules

    1. Indianapolis Colts – QB Andrew Luck, Stanford No one is buying owner Robert Irsay’s claim that the Colts are still undecided about who to select with the first pick overall...

    Randolph Charlotin Written by Randolph Charlotin about over 2 years ago 843 reads 0 comments

  9. 2012 NFL Mock Draft V1.0: Free Agency Changed Many Team Needs

    1. Indianapolis Colts – QB Andrew Luck, Stanford No one is buying owner Robert Irsay ’s claim that the Colts are still undecided about who to select with the first pick overall...

    Randolph Charlotin Written by Randolph Charlotin about over 2 years ago 667 reads 4 comments

  10. Ron Brace, Jermaine Cunningham on the Edge of the Patriots Roster

    They’re sweating it out. Draft-eligible players are working out for teams across the country. Sometimes they pay the franchise an in-person visit. It could be genuine interest or a smoke screen...

    Randolph Charlotin Written by Randolph Charlotin about over 2 years ago 1,253 reads 3 comments

  11. Celtics Nine-Man Rotation Stunts the Growth of the Rookies

    Starters: Rajon Rondo , Ray Allen, Paul Pierce, Brandon Bass, Kevin Garnett . Bench: Avery Bradley, Keyon Dooling, Mickael Pietrus, Chris Wilcox. Get used to seeing those names a lot...

    Randolph Charlotin Written by Randolph Charlotin about over 2 years ago 159 reads 3 comments

  12. New England Patriots Position-by-Position Offseason Preview: Specialists

    Back in October, I reached the conclusion that the New England Patriots were better off without several players either traded, released or allowed to leave...

    Randolph Charlotin Written by Randolph Charlotin about over 2 years ago 565 reads 1 comments

  13. New England Patriots Position-by-Position Offseason Preview: Defensive Backs

    The Patriots 2011 secondary was like the Island of Misfit Toys from the Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer Christmas special. The train with square wheels? That can be Antwan Molden...

    Randolph Charlotin Written by Randolph Charlotin about over 2 years ago 958 reads 12 comments

  14. New England Patriots Position by Position Offseason Preview: Linebackers

    How can a team replace half of their sacks from the previous year? In the worst case scenario, that might be what the New England Patriots will have to do. New England’s top pass-rushers, DEs Andre Carter and Mark Anderson, had 10 sacks apiece...

    Randolph Charlotin Written by Randolph Charlotin about over 2 years ago 1,773 reads 9 comments

  15. New England Patriots Position by Position Offseason Preview: Defensive Line

    Addressing the front seven comes down to numbers: 4-3 or 3-4. As in, will the Patriots continue to play a 4-3 defense or revert back to the 3-4 defense that head coach Bill Belichick ...

    Randolph Charlotin Written by Randolph Charlotin about over 2 years ago 479 reads 0 comments

  16. New England Patriots Position by Position Offseason Preview: Offensive Line

    A lot of people wondered last year why the Patriots drafted Nate Solder in the first round when other needs, like a cornerback or a pass rusher, weren’t addressed first. Now we know...

    Randolph Charlotin Written by Randolph Charlotin about over 2 years ago 553 reads 1 comments

  17. New England Patriots Position-by-Position Offseason Preview: Receiver/Tight End

    If there was any concern about the relationship between QB Tom Brady and WR Wes Welker after Brady’s wife Gisele Bundchen threw the Patriots receivers under the bus, Patriot Nation can relax...

    Randolph Charlotin Written by Randolph Charlotin about over 2 years ago 574 reads 2 comments

  18. New England Patriots Position by Position Offseason Preview: Running Backs

    It’s an ignominious end to a long Patriots career. RB Kevin Faulk came back from major knee surgery in 2011 and his reward for his industriousness was being deactivated for Super Bowl XLVI...

    Randolph Charlotin Written by Randolph Charlotin about over 2 years ago 521 reads 1 comments

  19. New England Patriots Position by Position Offseason Preview: Quarterback

    It’s called Bradying. It’s similar to Tebowing. One is done out of respect, while the other is an eponymous mocking pose (Bradying is the latter)...

    Randolph Charlotin Written by Randolph Charlotin about over 2 years ago 927 reads 2 comments

  20. NBA All Star Weekend: Four Days That Could Had Been Put to Better Use

    In about a week, fans will have the opportunity to celebrate basketball. The NBA All Star Break is four days to appreciate what makes the league great...

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  21. New England Patriots: Positions of Concern for 2012

    Patriot players said it repeatedly. Super Bowl XLVI was a business trip. They came to Lucas Oil Field in Indianapolis , Ind. for one thing and one thing only. It’s been a little more than a week since New England failed to win the Super Bowl...

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  22. Boston Celtics' Youth: Building Blocks or Trade Chips?

    JaJuan Johnson was the last to join the group. The rookie power forward opened eyes with an 11 point, two rebound performance in garbage time against Toronto ...

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  23. Giants vs. Patriots: Eerie Similarities Between Super Bowls XLII and XLVI

    Super Bowl XLVI is a rematch of Super Bowl XLII played between the New York Giants and New England Patriots . Naturally there are some similarities between the teams as these two games are only just four years apart...

    Randolph Charlotin Written by Randolph Charlotin about over 2 years ago 1,039 reads 1 comments

  24. Giants vs. Patriots: Teams Have Changed Since Regular Season Game

    November 6, 2011. With just 1:36 left to play, QB Eli Manning drove the New York Giants offense 80 yards in just 1:21 for a 24-20 come from behind win over the Patriots in New England...

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  25. Patriots Defense Building Confidence, Attitude Heading into AFC Championship

    After a playoff win over San Diego, several Patriots mocked then-Chargers LB Shawn Merriman’s “Lights Out” sack celebration right on the Chargers logo at midfield...

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