1. Troy Brown Salute: Newest Patriots Hall of Fame Inductee

    With an eight-yard reception in the fourth quarter, WR Wes Welker tied WR Troy Brown for the New England Patriots' all-time record for receptions. By Sunday afternoon, Welker will be in sole possession of the record...

    Randolph Charlotin Written by Randolph Charlotin about over 2 years ago 1,102 reads 3 comments

  2. New England Patriots 2012: Who Is the One Player Who Will Make the Difference?

    The New England Patriots were one player away from winning Super Bowl XLVI. Distilling the loss to the New York Giants down to one play is too simplistic. One drop by WR Wes Welker isn’t the only reason the Patriots lost the game...

    Randolph Charlotin Written by Randolph Charlotin about over 2 years ago 2,494 reads 3 comments

  3. NFL 2012: Experience Is Overrated for the New England Patriots' Defense

    Eleven years. Thank you for your services. Seven years. Happy trails. Eleven years. Nice working with ya. Take a good look at the 2012 New England Patriots and what do you see? A lot less gray and even less chest hair...

    Randolph Charlotin Written by Randolph Charlotin about over 2 years ago 2,045 reads 7 comments

  4. Patriots Should Try Switching Marcus Cannon from Right Tackle to Right Guard

    [ Marcus Cannon ] has the pure mass that may be best suited for the interior. - Nolan Nawrocki , Pro Football Weekly draft analyst, Pro Football Weekly 2011 Draft Guide (h/t Kevin Fishbain) I’m open to the suggestion...

    Randolph Charlotin Written by Randolph Charlotin about over 2 years ago 844 reads 2 comments

  5. Patriots' Danny Aiken Has to Fine Tune His Long Snapping

    It’s just a snap. All Danny Aiken has to do is whip a football between his legs about 10-12 times a game. What’s the big deal? Don’t tell that to Bill Belichick ...

    Randolph Charlotin Written by Randolph Charlotin about over 2 years ago 1,555 reads 1 comments

  6. Justin Francis, Marcus Forston: New England Patriots Practice Squad Hopefuls

    Maybe the second game of the preseason didn’t mean much to the viewing public. The Philadelphia Eagles played most of their starters for three quarters while New England ...

    Randolph Charlotin Written by Randolph Charlotin about over 2 years ago 2,059 reads 1 comments

  7. Eagles at Patriots: Hours Before Kickoff Preseason Game 2 Preview

    I might be wrong about Nate Ebner. He might actually be a football player. Last week, Ebner, a “safety” (because “special teamer” isn’t an official ...

    Randolph Charlotin Written by Randolph Charlotin about over 2 years ago 1,064 reads 0 comments

  8. New England Patriots: Ryan Mallett Is Showing No Signs of Development

    It can be said that Ryan Mallett ’s name fits him, for the right and wrong reason. Watch the velocity he throws the ball with and you’d think, “Man! He throws the ...

    Randolph Charlotin Written by Randolph Charlotin about over 2 years ago 9,897 reads 26 comments

  9. Saints vs. Patriots: Hours Before Kickoff Preseason Game 1 Preview

    All the New England Patriots have to do is replace 20 sacks. That shouldn’t be hard, right? After years of saying sacks are overrated, it seems like head coach Bill Belichick ...

    Randolph Charlotin Written by Randolph Charlotin about over 2 years ago 1,687 reads 3 comments

  10. Alphonzo Dennard Working Hard to Seize Golden Opportunity with the Patriots

    Alfonzo Dennard doesn’t want to screw this up. It was perfectly set up, and Dennard blew it. He cost himself a lot of money yet still fell into an almost perfect situation...

    Randolph Charlotin Written by Randolph Charlotin about over 2 years ago 4,921 reads 9 comments

  11. Patriots Defensive Coordinator Matt Patricia Responsible for Defense Turnaround

    The bad news is the 2012 New England Patriots defense could be worse. The good news is they can’t get much worse. Last year the Patriots defense was ranked 31st overall (31st against the pass, 17th against the run)...

    Randolph Charlotin Written by Randolph Charlotin about almost 3 years ago 5,590 reads 7 comments

  12. "The Tony Conigliaro Story" Book Interview with Author Bruce Fitzpatrick

    Tony Conigliaro had everything to become an all-time great Major League Baseball player. He was a local kid from Revere, Massachusetts with natural talented, confident, fearless...

    Randolph Charlotin Written by Randolph Charlotin about almost 3 years ago 734 reads 0 comments

  13. 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 almost 3 years ago 3,241 reads 17 comments

  14. 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 almost 3 years ago 811 reads 2 comments

  15. 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 almost 3 years ago 1,488 reads 15 comments

  16. 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 almost 3 years ago 2,422 reads 2 comments

  17. 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 3 years ago 114 reads 0 comments

  18. 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 3 years ago 1,381 reads 1 comments

  19. 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 3 years ago 1,132 reads 1 comments

  20. 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 3 years ago 852 reads 0 comments

  21. 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 3 years ago 674 reads 4 comments

  22. 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 3 years ago 1,275 reads 3 comments

  23. 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 3 years ago 169 reads 3 comments

  24. 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 3 years ago 597 reads 1 comments

  25. 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 3 years ago 981 reads 12 comments