1. NFL Power 10: Ravens Hold Onto the Top Spot in the Power Rankings

    For those of you who haven't figured out the NFL is now a passing league, take a look at what's happened the first three weeks of the 2009 NFL season. NFL teams have totaled 21,077 net passing yards (439...

    Sean Crowe Written by Sean Crowe about 5 years ago 438 reads 9 comments

  2. Defending Randy Moss Against CBS Columnist Mike Freeman's Hatchet Job

    I was perusing the InterWeb today when a headline on CBSSports.com caught my attention. Moss' lack of effort could be poison ivy to Pats According to CBS Sports’ Mike Freeman, Randy Moss is, quite possibly, the laziest man in professional sports...

    Sean Crowe Written by Sean Crowe about 5 years ago 1,196 reads 39 comments

  3. Blindside Hit: New England Finds Replacement on D in Unheralded Brandon McGowan

    One of the questions everyone asked about the Patriots defense coming into this season was who would step up and replace the retired Rodney Harrison. The list of candidates was plentiful. Brandon Meriweather was the obvious choice...

    Sean Crowe Written by Sean Crowe about 5 years ago 764 reads 3 comments

  4. NFL Power 10: Could We Be Heading for a Super Bowl XXXV Rematch?

    In Philadelphia, Green Bay, New England, and San Diego, fans are jumping over themselves to hit their respective panic buttons. Their teams are 1-1. Their teams have the same record as both Super Bowl teams from last season...

    Sean Crowe Written by Sean Crowe about 5 years ago 1,925 reads 19 comments

  5. Roger Goodell Should End Donte Stallworth's NFL Career

    This article was originally published on 6/18/2009 at PatriotsExaminer.com. I’m not going to get into the ridiculous legal system that allowed Donte Stallworth to get drunk and kill a man, and yet only give him a 30-day stay in prison...

    Sean Crowe Written by Sean Crowe about over 5 years ago 643 reads 66 comments

  6. Five Patriots Who Could Surprisingly Not Make the 2009 Roster

    This article was originally published on 6/7/2009 at PatriotsExaminer.com. I hate surprises. Every offseason, about this time, I take a look at the Patriots’ roster and try ...

    Sean Crowe Written by Sean Crowe about over 5 years ago 2,152 reads 23 comments

  7. Rodney Harrison's Two Greatest Moments with the New England Patriots

    I have to admit, I'm sad to see Rodney go. Thinking back, aside from Tom Brady, I'm not sure there's a New England Patriot who has provided me with more joy and entertainment. I wrote an expanded list at Examiner...

    Sean Crowe Written by Sean Crowe about over 5 years ago 1,369 reads 5 comments

  8. Vince Wilfork Sends a Strong Message to the Patriots by Skipping OTAs

    @Wilfork75 spent this week gardening at home while the rest of the Patriots spent the week practicing at Gillette Stadium...

    Sean Crowe Written by Sean Crowe about over 5 years ago 594 reads 11 comments

  9. Michael Vick Has Paid His Debt to Society, NFL Should Reinstate Him

    Michael Vick is a despicable human being. He organized a dog fighting ring, killed dogs for fun, had his pit bulls rip apart house pets, and has very little remorse for anything other than the fact that he got caught...

    Sean Crowe Written by Sean Crowe about over 5 years ago 483 reads 23 comments

  10. NFL Power Rankings: Post-NFL Draft Edition

    With the draft over and done with, it's time to reshuffle the NFL Power Rankings. The deck is reshuffled, but a familiar card landed on top. 1...

    Sean Crowe Written by Sean Crowe about over 5 years ago 23,056 reads 187 comments

  11. Darius Butler, Patrick Chung Headline Patriots' Solid-but-Unspectacular Draft

    Based on the feedback I received this week, it appears that most Patriots fans aren’t all that excited about what went on in last weekend’s draft...

    Sean Crowe Written by Sean Crowe about over 5 years ago 646 reads 5 comments

  12. The NFL Won't Be the Same without John Madden

    When John Madden announced his retirement, my reflex reaction was one of happiness. Madden has driven me absolutely nuts for almost 10 years now...

    Sean Crowe Written by Sean Crowe about over 5 years ago 305 reads 22 comments

  13. New England Patriots Face a Much Tougher Schedule in 2009

    The NFL released the Patriots' 2009 regular season schedule Tuesday night. You can check it out here. The Patriots actually leaked their prime-time schedule about a half hour before the entire schedule was due to be released...

    Sean Crowe Written by Sean Crowe about over 5 years ago 525 reads 7 comments

  14. The 10 Most Surprisingly Intriguing Games of the 2009 NFL Season

    With the NFL releasing the 2009 schedule later today, I figured I’d take a look at the 10 most surprisingly intriguing (to me, anyway) games of the 2009 season...

    Sean Crowe Written by Sean Crowe about over 5 years ago 2,372 reads 16 comments

  15. B.J. Raji, Brian Cushing, Other Prospects Tarnished By Irresponsible Journalism

    Reports have surfaced recently that the NFL has informed the agents of several players who have been accused of failing drug tests at the combine that they did not, in fact, fail any tests. If this is true, then someone has some serious explaining to do..

    Sean Crowe Written by Sean Crowe about over 5 years ago 1,567 reads 20 comments

  16. An Open Letter to Potential NFL Draft Picks

    Dear potential NFL draft picks, I was never good enough even to consider playing big time college football. Hell, I wasn’t good enough to consider playing small time college football...

    Sean Crowe Written by Sean Crowe about over 5 years ago 392 reads 10 comments

  17. If You Can Play Quarterback, the Jets Are Accepting Applications

    It’s not a good time to be a New York Jets fan. The Jets were supposed to be a Super Bowl contender last season. They were supposed to be the team who finally knocked the Patriots off their AFC East perch...

    Sean Crowe Written by Sean Crowe about over 5 years ago 528 reads 9 comments

  18. The Wussification of the NFL Continues As Owners Pass New Safety Proposals

    The NFL owners have gotten together once again and attempted to make the game of football a little safer for its players. Here’s the problem: NFL football is not a safe game. You can’t take the hitting out of the NFL...

    Sean Crowe Written by Sean Crowe about over 5 years ago 386 reads 11 comments

  19. Josh McDaniels and the Broncos Have a Serious Problem in QB Jay Cutler

    Josh McDaniels knew he had a problem with his franchise quarterback when he took the job in Denver. It wasn’t a talent issue. It wasn’t a performance issue. It was an attitude issue...

    Sean Crowe Written by Sean Crowe about over 5 years ago 939 reads 53 comments

  20. Matt Cassel Trade Fallout: Break Out the Tin Foil Hats

    In Belichick We Trust. At least until he trades a former Pro Bowl linebacker and a franchised quarterback to an old friend for a second-round draft pick. The tin foil hat crowd is out in full force...

    Sean Crowe Written by Sean Crowe about over 5 years ago 1,186 reads 27 comments

  21. For the NBA, It's a Question of Integrity

    Far be it for me to question the integrity of the National Basketball Association, but after the last two days of Cleveland Cavaliers' games, let’s just say I have my doubts that everything’s on the up-and-up...

    Sean Crowe Written by Sean Crowe about over 5 years ago 2,152 reads 33 comments

  22. Why the NFL and the NFLPA Will Never Allow an Uncapped 2010 Season

    There’s been a lot of talk recently about the NFL’s collective bargaining agreement. Specifically, the upcoming “uncapped” 2010 season. I, like you, have been wondering what this means for the Patriots...

    Sean Crowe Written by Sean Crowe about over 5 years ago 1,448 reads 18 comments

  23. Tully Banta-Cain's Failed Stint with 49ers More Proof of Bill Belichick's Genius

    Tully Banta-Cain was a nice role player for the New England Patriots. In his last season with the Patriots, he showed flashes of brilliance. He had 5...

    Sean Crowe Written by Sean Crowe about over 5 years ago 1,045 reads 14 comments

  24. Why the Patriots Must Keep Vince Wilfork from Becoming the Next Asante Samuel

    After the 2005 season, the Patriots had a chance to sign Asante Samuel to a long term extension. The sides were reportedly only a few million dollars apart. Close enough that a deal should have been struck...

    Sean Crowe Written by Sean Crowe about over 5 years ago 569 reads 17 comments

  25. Patriots Draft Prospects: Brian Cushing, LB, USC

    Previous Prospects: D.J. Moore, CB/KR/WR, VanderbiltVontae Davis, CB, Illinois Brian Cushing, LB, USC Height: 6-3 Weight: 255 Age: 22 Class: Senior The Good: In many ways, Brian Cushing is the perfect outside linebacker...

    Sean Crowe Written by Sean Crowe about over 5 years ago 814 reads 4 comments